Discover Our Programs

THERE IS SOMETHING
FOR EVERYONE

 Our sports programs and facilities challenge both the novice and experienced athlete. We offer programs and instructional classes for all ages including before and after school programs. The Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center offers classes, performances, and exhibits. See all of this and more below as you find the best activities for you and your loved ones to enjoy.

PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES

Athletics

For more on our sports programs for both adults and youth.

Youth Programs

For more of our programs for children.

Active Lifestyles (50+)

Explore our senior programs.

Instructional Classes

Explore our instructional class options.

Recreational Class Registration

Newport News Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department is pleased to announce that we are now offering online registration. With ActiveNet, you can now search and view hundreds of our classes and programs online, and register without having to leave home. Click below to view all available classes and register online.

Virtual Programming Opportunities

You can find virtual programming for participants ages fifty and older on our Active Lifestyles Facebook page.

Find out more about our parks and enjoy our virtual programming at our Parks Facebook page!

Check out our virtual instructional offerings on our Instructional Programs YouTube channel or on our Instructional Programs Facebook page!

There are virtual programming opportunities for young people that can be found on our Youth Programs Facebook page.

Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center (DGCAC) is offering both in-person and virtual classes to explore the arts.  The DGCAC programming calendar offers outlines all available opportunities.