Virginians take their fitness seriously. Hiking, swimming, and skateboarding are just a few of the many fitness-oriented family activities. But when the weather isn’t what you’d hoped for and you need to get your sport on, don’t fret! Virginia’s many sports centers, scattered throughout the Commonwealth, are here to scratch that itch. Below you’ll find 10 of the best!
The Virginia Sports Complex in Ruther Glen, Virginia, offers tournaments, camps, and rentals for all kinds of sports. Camps include clinics for high school freshmen and invite only underclass reviews. Regular baseball tournaments are a staple, with events taking place almost every week during the summer. If you’re a baseball fan in particular, the Virginia Sports Complex is for you.
The Sports Center of Richmond has an expanding campus that caters to sports lovers of all ages. Stop by for adult soccer or sign your child up for a summer camp. Birthday coming up? Book the center for the party.
The Virginia Beach Field House has leagues for baseball, basketball, field hockey, flag football, and more with regularly scheduled tournaments. With over 16,000 square-feet of fields to play, there’s always enough room to get a game going. Summer and winter camps offer youngsters the opportunity to hone their skills. Parents can drop their kids off as part of the “Parent’s Night Out” program.
The Kid’s Choice Sport and Fun Center in Woodbridge, Virginia, is a sports center focused on the youngest sportsfans among us. Sign up for open play, sports, swimming, day camp, after school programs, or even laser tag. The open play facility includes space for aquatics, bounce houses, basketball, soccer, bubble ball, and even a toddler town. “Parent’s Night” lets the kids have a good time while the parents have a time on the town.
The Dulles Golf Center and Sports Park in Sterling, Virginia, is primarily focused on catering to golf in the Washington D.C. area, but that isn’t the only sport it offers. Stop by the batting cages to hit a few or head over to the volleyball courts. Schedule a birthday party while you’re visiting. If you’re there for the golf, then consider signing up for a camp or private lessons.
The Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, Virginia, caters to sports of all kinds, including but not limited to gymnastics, basketball, wrestling, track and field. The indoor facility hosts regular amateur competitions and showcases the 135,000-square-foot facility is the largest sportsplex between Washington D.C. and Greensboro, North Carolina. Well worth a visit if you’re in the area and have a hankering to get your game on.
The Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center is primarily a swimming center, but don’t let that deter you. The Center offers personal training as well as f and adult fitness classes in the gym. Not a swimmer or body lifter? The basketball court might be for you. You could also check out cycling or simply hang out in the full-service café.
The Midlothian Athletic Club just outside of Richmond has been in service since 1988 and is one of the top centers in the industry. Personal trainers help clients with weight loss, strength training, core strength, conditioning, flexibility, and individual sports. Sports offered include basketball, racquetball, martial arts, races, and pickleball, in addition to aquatics, tennis, and the weight room.
The Body Renew Fitness and Family Sports Center in Winchester, Virginia, is a full-family experience. A membership is required, but newcomers can enjoy a thirty-day free trial. The Center offers personal training, sports leagues for indoor golf, soccer, flag football, and hockey leagues year-round, as well as special events. Sign up for a group fitness class or enjoy the center at your own pace.
The Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex in Williamsburg, Virginia “is dedicated to providing an environment where people of all ages can safely enjoy sports, recreation, fitness and education.” Besides the sports offerings, the Complex allows those with Zone memberships unlimited laser tag access, clip and climb, and access to the indoor playground. Sports include gymnastics of all kinds, karate, flag football, field hockey, and more.