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Norfolk Parks and Recreation: Temporary closures

Due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, the following recreation centers and indoor pools will temporarily close Monday, January 11 until Monday, February 8:

  • Huntersville Community Center
  • Lambert’s Point Community Center
  • Berkley Community Center
  • East Ocean View Community Center 
  • Norview Community Center
  • Norfolk Fitness and Wellness Center
  • Southside Aquatics Center
  • Huntersville Pool
  • Northside Pool

In lieu of in-person classes scheduled in January, RPOS will offer virtual programming for fee-based classes, personal training and wellness programs. For more information visit,

Freezing temps – Winterize pipes now!

Do you know where your home’s water shutoff valve is?

Trust us, you don’t want to find out after a home water emergency, like a busted frozen pipe. 

Freezing temperatures have arrived in Norfolk, VA. Winterizing your pipes is easy to do and cost-effective. Avoid expensive plumbing repairs and learn how to protect your pipes before and during winter, plus what to do if you think you may have a frozen pipe.

How to Winterize Your Pipes

Think Green this Holiday Season

Holiday trees will be collected curbside on your regular collection day by Waste Management from December 28, 2020 to January 22, 2021. Free tree drop-off is available at 1176 Pineridge Road Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Live trees must be free of all lights, decorations and tinsel.

Green Living Tips

Holiday Lights Winners

The winners of this year’s neighborhood holiday lights competition are below. If you haven’t seen these impressive displays, go take a look for yourself one night this week!

Best Traditional Lights Display
301 Burleigh Ave
Best Whimsical Lights Display
7727 Ruthven Rd
Best-in-Show Lights Display
612 Maycox Ave

Thank you to all who decorated this holiday season and made our neighborhood a little bit brighter. Happy Holidays!

HRUBS Important Billing Message

HRUBS statements may be delayed due to the November 2020 HRSD ransomware attack.

Click here to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall

Do you have questions concerning the COVID-19 Vaccine? Tune in on December 16 at 7pm to Wavy-TV 10 or on to hear from medical experts from across the state.

Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely

Holiday Trash Collection Information

If your trash collection day falls on a holiday, Waste Management will service your neighborhood the Saturday following the holiday. Look for posted reminder signs.

Wards Corner trash pickup will occur on Saturday, November 28th.

For more information visit or call 757-664-6510.

RPOS Master Plan Public Input

Recreation, Parks & Open Space is currently updating its comprehensive Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The Master Plan provides guidance for future recreational programming, park development, facility improvements, land acquisition and more. Norfolk residents are invited to join this process. Facilitated by PROS Consulting, Inc., residents will be engaged in thoughtful discussions through live polling, Q&A and public feedback.

Wednesday, December 96:00PM – 7:00PM
Thursday, December 106:00PM – 7:00PM