Office of Community Recreation

Contact our Office at 757-868-3580       Weather line: 757-868-3584

The Winter/Spring 2018 Island Tide with a variety of programs and activities is now available. Download it

 The 2018 Summer Camp Guide is now available and registration is now open.    Special Correction to the Camp Guide: The Dates for Swimming Lessons Session 4 and 5 on the mailed home guide are incorrect. The Corrected version is here.

Sailing Camps

Swimming Lesson Registration is now underway.              

Poquoson Pool provides swimming lessons for youth throughout the summer season. Both preschool and youth level lessons 1-5 are available. All instructors are WSI certified American Red Cross Instructors.

Session Information

Lessons Descriptions

Poquoson Barracuda Swim Team Now Registering for the season

The Poquoson Barracudas swim at the Poquoson Pool,  each summer. This summer league swim team typically begins practice in Mid-May, near Memorial Day and the season Runs thru Early August. The Swim Team is open to kids thru age 18. We welcome new swimmers each season and the team participates in the GPSA Swim League on the peninsula with 21 other teams.

Registration Packet

Parent/Swimmer Handbook

Swim Calendar for Barracudas

Women's Kickball League

Season runs mid May thru early July 2018. All team packets, league information, and 2018 rules will be available March 27, 2018  at the Community Recreation Office  or emailed to interested captains.   Team Fee is $400.00. Team fee and team registration will be accepted from April 30 thru May 4 at the Community Recreation Office.   No team registration will be  accepted after the deadline. Details for captain’s meeting and other league details will be distributed with the  March 27 League Information Packet.  Program #118

Boating Safety Course

Virginia now requires all operators of boats and personal water craft to take a Safe Boating and Jet Ski Course.  The Virginia Boater Education Course is offered free at Poquoson Municipal Building, thanks to Poquoson Community Recreation and Coast Guard Flotilla 63- Poquoson. Class Offerings for Spring of 2018: (Must attend both sessions)May 21 & 23   6:00-9:30pm(Must attend both sessions)All registrations are taken online at      Class registration is free, however per-registration is required online, register early space is limited

Pistol and Gun Safety Course

Learn firearms safety, law and familiarization of handguns and ammunition, how to handle a weapon safely, and laws regarding use of firearms in self-defense. This one evening course will cover many do’s and don’ts  for carrying a weapon for self defense.  As part of the course those students who wish to later apply for a concealed handgun permit may take a written test, and upon successful  completion of the test,  a certificate will be provided that will allow them to apply for a Virginia Concealed Weapons Permit with the local court. No gun ownership required.   If you have a gun  do not bring it to class until the instructor instructs you to do so. Class open to anyone age 21 or older. This course meets one evening.    Time: 6-9pm.  Location: Municipal Building  Cost per student: $55 residents/non-residents: $65   Each course limited to 10 students.  Program #109Must register 5 days in advance of the course.  Spaces will fill quickly.Choose the date when registering:     May 29