Brittingham-Midtown Community Center

Community Center
Contact
  • 570 McLawhorne Drive
    Newport News, VA 23601
    Phone: 757-591-4853

Hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 6am - 9pm
  • Friday: 6am - 8pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 6pm (Aquatics 5pm)

Rentals


Recreation Programs
Newport News Parks, Recreation and Tourism plans and schedules a variety of affordable activities at the Brittingham-Midtown Community Center including programs for the Youth ProgramActive Lifestyles (50+), and Instructional Classes.

Brittingham-Midtown Community Center
Brittingham-Midtown Community Center Gym
Whether you are planning your company’s offsite meeting, or your child’s birthday party, the Brittingham-Midtown Community Center has a space designed especially for you.

The multipurpose rooms range in capacity from 30 to 80 seats. The center also features several specialty rooms for your events, including two fully-equipped kitchens, two mirrored dance rooms, and two stages for theatrical rehearsals and performances. The aquatic center, gymnasium, and outdoor pavilion are also available for special events and functions. See the Brittingham-Midtown Community Center Rental Brochure.

To arrange for a tour or to receive more information, please call 757-591-4853.

Amenities


Aquatic Center


  • For hours, rates, and current programs see our Program Guide (PDF)
  • See the current month’s Aquatics Division Newsletter & Aquatics Calendar (PDF)
  • See the next month's Aquatics Division Newsletter & Aquatics Calendar (PDF) (posted when available)
  • Only 50m competitive indoor pool in the Hampton Roads region
  • 3 meter diving board and two, 1 meter diving boards
  • 14 foot deep diving well
  • Moveable bulkhead for sectioning activities
  • ADA accessible ramp
  • Retractable roof for natural lighting and ventilation
  • Seating for 500
  • Colorado timing system
  • Land and Water Fitness Equipment
  • U.S. Water Fitness Certified
  • Certified Lifeguard Agency (USLA)
  • Certified American Red Cross Lifeguards and Instructors

Gymnasium


  • Full-length basketball court with volleyball capabilities
  • Court encircled by walking track
  • Performance Stage
  • Seating for 200

Open Air Pavilion


  • 14,000 square feet area
  • Two, full-sized basketball courts with tennis capabilities

Multipurpose Rooms


  • 8 flexible use rooms
  • Two demonstration kitchens
  • Mini-stage
  • Computer lab for instructional purposes