Virginia Beach Sports and Recreation

Virginia Beach Sports and RecreationThere never seems to be a shortage of fun activities in Virginia Beach. Whether you dare to take the plunge in the blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean or prefer to stay safely on dry land, there are plenty of adventures to experience. Boating, surfing, swimming and parasailing are all excellent choices, as are horseback riding, volleyball and just plain sunbathing. Plus, the area's trails offer various challenging routes to take either by foot or by bike. And it doesn't matter if you're watching the game or are actually in it, as the many sporting and recreational activities in Virginia Beach all ensure that you won't miss a minute of the fun!

 

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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia Beach offers plenty of incredible opportunities to enjoy recreation and nature from several incredible vantage points. One of the most popular is the Back Bay Trail that offers a great view of various points of interest and allows walkers and hikers to admire an incredible array of wild bird species.

Address: 1324 Sandbridge Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23456 - MAP
Phone: (757) 301-7329
Web: www.fws.gov

Bald Cypress Trail
The Bald Cypress Trail in Virginia Beach winds through the northern part of the area, and while it is a bit of a challenge to make your way through, it has its many natural rewards. This recreation trail stretches nearly 20 miles through 2,800 acres of pristine maritime forest that proves to be an amazing setting in which to enjoy a walk or a hike.

Address: Cape Henry Trail, Virginia Beach, VA 23454 - MAP
Phone: (757) 412-2300
Web: www.alltrails.com

Broad Bay
Virginia Beach's Broad Bay area is home to several popular recreation trails that offer an extensive view of the many natural amenities of the area. These include cypress swamps, forested dunes and the shores of Broad Bay.

Address: Virginia Beach, VA - MAP
Phone: (800) 850-4314
Web: www.trails.com

 

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Watersports

Virginia Beach
If someone tells you to "hit the beach" in Virginia Beach, be ready for something truly special! The area proudly boasts miles and miles of coastal charm that sprawls out in the most inviting way. Taken altogether, Chesapeake Bay, Resort Area and Sandbridge equal approximately 35 miles of the Virginia Beach coastline. Each of these points offers a different feel largely due to the different districts of shops, restaurants and other amenities found in each area. The beach experience is always free and open to the public. There is no payment or required permit to stand in the way of you finding your perfect place outdoors and on the sand.

Address: 5805 Northampton Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA - MAP
Phone: (757) 463-9466
Web: www.visitvirginiabeach.com

Pirate Parasail
Whether you're a beginner or a pro, the folks at Pirate Parasail can ensure not only your safety, but your highly enjoyable parasailing experience when you let them properly equip you with all the necessary items you need to have an unforgettable water sports ride!

Address: 227 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 - MAP
Phone: (757) 985-7000
Web: parasailingvirginiabeach.com

Lynnhaven Dive Center
Get everything you need for your scuba dive, as well as some valuable guidance and advice, when you visit the Lynnhaven Dive Center. Equipment, dive schedules and more are available here, as well as variously scheduled scuba diving trips.

Address: 1413 N Great Neck Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454 - MAP
Phone: (757) 481-7949
Web: www.ldcscuba.com

 

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Plenty Of Thrills

iFLY V Beach
iFLY V Beach is the experiential entertainment company that created modern indoor skydiving...we make the dream of flight a reality by giving our customers "wings" in a safe and reliable environment

Address: 2412 Pacific Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 - MAP
Phone: (757) 754-4359
Web: www.iflyworld.com

American Indoor Karting
Rev up your engine in a very unlikely place–indoors! Experience that unusual sensation when you visit American Indoor Karting in Virginia Beach. These karts are no ordinary machines, as they feature European design that puts on emphasis on both speed and safety. In addition to the roaring track, there is also a concession area and other recreation and amusements which make the venue a perfect place for a family outing or corporate team-building event.

Address: 2736 N W Mall Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23452 - MAP
Phone: (757) 486-3003
Web: www.americanindoorkarting.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Leisure

Dockside Fishing Center
Cast your line in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean with the expert guidance of the crew from Dockside Seafood & Fishing Center. The crew at Dockside ventures out on a regular schedule of recreational fishing charters that are designed to let you enjoy the experience without worrying about any of the details. In addition to the charters, Dockside features dolphin cruises, a restaurant, and a seafood market.

Address: 3311 Shore Dr, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 - MAP
Phone: (757) 481-4545
Web: www.fishingvabeach.com

Pinboy's
Pinboy's at the Beach offers visitors and locals in Virginia Beach a fun and enticing chance to bowl a few frames. The recreation facility features 36 lanes and is located close to the beach area, so if you need a break from the sun's rays and want to cool off but still stay active, then Pinboy's is just the ticket for a great bowling experience!

Address: 1577 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 - MAP
Phone: (757) 428-5897
Web: www.pinboysatthebeach.com

Q Master Billiards
When you're out to enjoy a great game of pool, take a cue from the master – as in Q-Master Billiards. This is quite a popular place to rack 'em up in Virginia Beach as it offers 25,000-square-feet of space that features 72 tables, well-stocked bars, an excellent restaurant and a staff that is as enthusiastic about your game as you are!

Address: 5612 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 - MAP
Phone: (757) 499-8900
Web: www.q-masters.com