Office of Community Recreation
Contact our Office at 757-868-3580 What's Open Update:
Odd Road Community Center: Reservations for Private Users to hold events at the Odd Road Community Center. Please call 868-3580 for more information. Civic and Community Groups may resume meeting at the Odd Road Community Center. Group meetings and reservations may have up to 60 people in attendance. Please call 868-3580 to complete reservations requests.
Picnic Shelters: Reservations for use of Picnic Shelters for resident use - limit of up to 50 people at any gathering.
Poquoson Seafood Festival:
For Immediate Release
40th Anniversary Poquoson Seafood Festival Has Been Postponed
After carefully monitoring the latest COVID-19 metrics and the pandemic’s continued surge, and upon discussions with both the City’s public safety personnel and representatives of the Virginia Department of Health, the City of Poquoson has made the difficult decision to reschedule the celebration of the 40th Anniversary Poquoson Seafood Festival. Originally set for October 15-17, 2021, the event will now be conducted in October of 2022.
The safety of its citizens, staff, and festival attendees is the City of Poquoson’s primary focus in making this decision. The City looks forward to hosting attendees next year for the commemoration of this special event which has become a tradition and staple of the Fall Season in Hampton Roads.
On a related programming note, the City of Poquoson is pleased to announce that planning is underway for a new special event in the City which will be scheduled for late spring/early summer of 2022. Details regarding it will be forthcoming in the coming months.For information regarding the Poquoson Seafood Festival please call 757-868-3588.
Fall Sports Clinics/Programs for all ages
Girls Softball Clinic (Fielding Clinic)
Come work on your softball fundamental skills and get back in the groove for play. This 5 week program instructed by the PHS Girls Softball coaching staff invites players for instructional workshops. Dates: October 13- November 10 Wednesdays(5 sessions) Times 4:00-5:30pm 5th thru 8th grade Bring all your own equipment- glove, batting helmet,etc. Deadline: October 5.Instructor: Colleen Casey & PHS Softball Coaching Staff Location: PHS Softball Field Cost: $55 residents; $65 non-residents
Learn to Pitch Girls Softball Clinic
Do you want to learn to pitch?This three session clinic will help you decide if pitching is the position for you in the game of softball. Learn the basics to include a variety of skills and drills to understand the improve your ability to pitch. If this is your first time and you want to learn this is a great opportunity to develop as a pitcher to get started. If you need tips and help as a pitcher players are encouraged to register as well. Open to grades 2 thru 6th grade. Future pitchers should all bring an capable adult that can assist with serving as a catcher for the drills and activities.Dates: Saturday September 25, October 2, & 9 9am-10am Location: Municipal Park Field Cost: $40 residents, Non-residents: $50 Space limited. Deadline to Register September 21Instructor: Emily Bond, local travel team and Nationals Team Coach