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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Community Center will have no water for an hour today

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Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 — The Fort Monroe Community Center will be without water for about an hour today as the renovation project begins in the men's locker room.

The water is expected to be turned off throughout the center between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m....

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Air Power Park will close for revitalization work

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Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 — Air Power Park, the roadside museum that celebrates Hampton's history in aviation and space exploration, will close its grounds to the public on Monday, Nov. 21, to accommodate work on a revitalization project. The park is expect...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Fort Monroe Community Center will renovate locker rooms

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Nov. 14, 2022 — The Fort Monroe Community Center will undergo a renovation to its locker rooms beginning Monday, Nov. 21. The men’s locker room will close from Nov. 21 through the end of December, and the women’s locker room will be closed throughout Janu...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

Free grand opening events for Aquaplex swim center on Oct. 29

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Oct. 12, 2022 — The city's new two-pool swimming center will hold a free celebration Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with demonstrations, refreshments, games, and entertainment. 

The program will feature Olympic gold ...

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* Hampton City News
Posted on: October 12, 2022

City to keep Fort Monroe Community Center pool open, expand hours

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OCt. 12, 2022 - When the new Aquaplex facility opens, Hampton will continue to operate its indoor pool at the Fort Monroe Community Center, which may be more cost-effective for some residents, depending on usage. The current Aquatic Center – less than 3 m...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Reminders about Buckroe Beach for Labor Day weekend

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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

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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

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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

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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 1, 2021

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

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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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