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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Hampton Youth Football cancelled due to inclement weather this weekend

Youth Football

September 29, 2022 - Due to the predicted inclement weather this weekend related to Hurricane Ian, all youth football games for Saturday, October 1,  2022, are cancelled. For more information, please contact our Athletics Office at 757-726-6966.

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Tour de Fort bicycle ride set for Sept. 25 at Fort Monroe


Sept. 8, 2022 — Bicyclists of all ages and skill levels will pedal their way around the historic grounds of Fort Monroe on Sunday, Sept. 25, as Bike Walk Hampton hosts its annual Tour de Fort ride.

The free event, started in 2017, has become popu...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Reminders about Buckroe Beach for Labor Day weekend

buckroe sign

As we hit the Labor Day weekend and move into the “off season” at local beaches, here are a few reminders for visitors to Buckroe Beach:

  • After this holiday weekend, there will be no lifeguards on duty until next spring, when the season re-opens on Memorial...
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* Hampton City News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

River Street Park closes Tuesday, as part of I-64 widening project

River Park long

Aug. 31, 2022 - Downtown's River Street Park will be closed beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6, as part of the widening of Interstate 64, which will connect to the expanded Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. The park is located at the intersection of River Str...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Mary W. Jackson center opening set for Sept. 17


Aug 31, 2022 - The Mary W. Jackson Neighborhood Center will open with a ribbon-cutting on Sept. 17. The special opening day activities include tours, food, and entertainment, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The center, at 231 Lincoln St., features a gym, locker roo...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 24, 2022

UPDATE: Swimming advisory lifted for Buckroe Beach

swimming advisory sign

Aug. 24, 2022 – The Health Department has issued a swimming advisory for the central part of beach due to levels of bacteria levels that exceed the state water quality standards for swimming.

Buckroe is segmented, so bacteria levels could affect the entire...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Supply delays slow construction of Mary W. Jackson center

Jackson center construction

June 6, 2022 - Shortages of construction materials and supply-chain delays have caused the opening of the Mary W. Jackson Neighborhood Center in Olde Hampton to be postponed. Other city construction projects have been affected as well.

The center is named ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 8, 2022

2022 Summer Camp Registration is Full


June 8, 2022 - Registration for Hampton Parks and Recreation Summer Camp is full at all community center locations. Interested parents can put their name on a waitlist, and in the event a spot opens up, the parent will be contacted. To put your name on th...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Water quality updates for Hampton's beaches: Know before you go


July 8, 2021 - Beach water samples for all of Hampton's public beaches have met the state's water quality standards.

The Hampton Health Department tests samples of water at several public beach locations throughout the summer season. A sw...

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Parks & Recreation