Start a friendly competition at one of our many recreational venues. We offer a variety of sports, from tennis, baseball, and gymnastics to softball, basketball, disc golf, and more. You can even try your luck at catching some salt or freshwater fish in our lakes, reservoirs or the Chesapeake Bay, where you'll find some of the best fishing in Virginia! Click here for more information on fishing in Newport News.

Bringing a team to town? When it comes to team sporting events, Newport News is ready to play ball! Having hosted the National Senior Olympic Games (Tennis & Swimming), the National AAU Boys and Girls Basketball Tournaments, the week-long AAU Junior Olympic Games three times and the annual Boo Williams Nike Invitational Basketball Tournament, the city offers a number of world-class venues and the expertise to make your next sporting event a hit!