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!
Highland Court Park
This neighborhood park offers a playground and tennis.
Huntington Park-Beach, Rose Garden & Tennis Center
The Huntington Park Tennis Center offers many activities on its 20-lighted outdoor hard courts. Is serves as the site of the regional and state USTA Junior and Adult tournament and also the site of the AAU Junior Olympic Games tennis competition. Seating capacity: 150 at each of the three main courts. This center also offers racquet stringing, tennis court rentals, ball machine and backboard rentals.
Kiln Creek Golf Club & Resort
The Kiln Creek Golf Club & Resort is a traditional 18-hole championship golf course, built in 1990 and designed by Tom Clark. We offer our guests a full-service clubhouse, driving range, and pro shop. Also available are banquet facilities, hotel with restaurant...
Overlooking the Hampton Roads waterfront at the east end of Newport News, King-Lincoln Park features tennis, basketball, picnicking, playgrounds, a saltwater fishing pier and an interpretive center (open summer weekends). Special events held on an outdoor stage during summer.
Newport News Park
One of the largest municipal parks (7,500+ acres) east of the Mississippi River, Newport News Park offers a wide variety of activities, including hiking, biking, mountain biking, picnicking, paddleboating, canoeing, archery and freshwater fishing. Year-round camping is available at 188 campsites, most of which include grills, electrical hook-ups and concrete pads. Each campsite loop has a separate facilities building with hot showers and restrooms. The park offers a 5.3 mile, hard-packed gravel, bike loop beginning at the Campsite Office. The path is fairly well shaded with an overhead canopy from beautiful trees. Part of the loop crosses into the Colonial National Historical Park, where you can view a placard on the site of where George Washington’s headquarters were during the American Revolutionary War.