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801 Crawford Street, 4th floor
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Phone (757) 393-8836
Fax (757) 393-5223




Our vision for the City is that we become the healthiest place to live in Hampton Roads. We will achieve this vision by providing parks and open spaces that foster community pride and enjoyment; well-balanced recreation opportunities that encourage an active and wholesome lifestyle; and community-focused programs that con-tribute to the positive development of youth, adults, and families through involvement, partnership and collaboration with citizens and community organizations.


The Process

Recreation Master Plan Process

Upcoming Public Hearings

  • April 3 - Planning Commission
  • May 1 - Planning Commission
  • June (tentative) City Council Meeting

Where We Are Now

Please download and review the full Draft Master Plan. Please be sure to continue to provide us with your input!

We Would Like Your Feedback On The Following:

By clicking on the following links you can review the five recommendation areas

and proposed action plans.

Feedback Form

You can use this form to provide any new information, ideas, and concerns

for any and all of the above.


Previous Reports/Presentations
Check back frequently for updates, key dates, and new information.

If you would like to be updated as the new Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services Master Plan is being developed please provide your email address below. You may also provide comments in the Text Box provided. For any additional information or assistance, please contact the Department of Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services at 393-8481.

Destination Portsmouth
is a series of adopted Development Strategies, Plans and Initiatives which will implement the vision of the 2025 Comprehensive Plan.

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