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 up to 10 people 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. However group meetings must be limited to 10 persons per event only due to the current Executive Order 72.  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.   

Playgrounds are open. Please remember to use hand sanitizer and keep your distance from others to limit the spread of germs.

Treat Your Sweetheart- BE MINE Valentines Box Program order now thru Feb. 6 using our online registration system

Details: Do you have special little ones you want to treat & surprise for Valentine’s Day? Send them a special BE MINE VALENTINE BOX    from Poquoson Parks & Recreation

Recommended for kids ages 3 and Up(thru age 12)

Cost: $12.00 a box (Residents);  $15.00 (Non-residents)                    

This fun-filled box includes crafts, supplies to create a collection of their own  special valentines cards and candy. This “Anti-Boredom Box” will engage and entertain  for this special holiday. They will love it! Deadline February 6 or until all boxes are reserved.

Each box will contain: 1 small stuffed mini valentine plush animal                                    

Collection of 8 design your own cards & stickers to create your own personalized valentines 

Special Valentine Craft Picture Frame Kit- You add the special photo              

Candy Melts Chocolate kit to create your own dipped edible Valentine Treats

Fun Valentine trinkets and of course some chocolate candies.                 

Order your Box:  In person or online. Pay and complete the form online or visit Parks and Recreation (Municipal Building) at 830 Poquoson Avenue.  When registering we will need to know who you will be gifting the box to, & where to drop it off in the City of Poquoson. Delivery  is only available to Poquoson Addresses. Reserve & pay for your BE MINE BOX now thru February 6.  We are only making 100 boxes- so order now before they are gone. There is no limit on how many boxes you can purchase. It’s a perfect option for grandparents to send to their little ones, friends to send to your neighbors or to send it to your special valentine.Curbside or Pick up option available: Boxes will be available for pickup on February 10th at Parks and Recreation- using curbside pick up from 2pm-4:00pm. Delivery Option: in City only, and will be scheduled for Feb. 10 & 11 to the requested location on registration. Show Your Love & Send a BE MINE BOX this Valentine Season. THEY WILL LOVE IT!

Online Registration Now Available

Once COVID-19 restrictions are eased and a wider variety of programs can be offered, our office is proud to announce that patrons now have the ability to register for programs online using our new online portal. Here is the link to get you started. Each person/or household should begin by setting up an account for all of your transactions with our department.


(This course will allow you to apply for your concealed carry permit in Virginia)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/$65 non-residents.  Each course limited to 6 students. 

Dates Open For Registration:  February 4   or February 24   Register

Order Your BE MINE VALENTINE BOX now thru Feb. 6. Perfect for Ages 3 and Up (thru age 12)
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