Welcome to the Portsmouth, Virginia Department of Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services

OUR MISSION:

To create life enriching experiences and beautiful environments in partnership with citizens, businesses and organizations.

OUR VISION:

To create a community where the benefits of recreation are recognized and valued through comprehensive quality programs, excellent facilities, and beautiful parks and open spaces.

WE ARE STILL ACCEPTING REGISTRATION FOR OUR 6 to SIX Program!

You haven't missed out yet! We are still accepting registration for our 6 to SIX Before and After School Program!

We are a childcare alternative sponsored by the Portsmouth Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services and the Portsmouth Public Schools is staffed by educational paraprofessionals and professional recreators. Services provided to students will include:

  • Help with homework and educational projects
  • Participation in active games and contests
  • Instruction of crafts and recreational activities
  • Breakfast and after school snack

Hours of Operation: 6 A.M. - 6 P.M.
Before Care 6 A.M. - 9 A.M.
After Care 3 P.M. - 6 P.M.

Registration Information

Operating during School Days and Early Release Days

One-time non-refundable $25 registration fee.
The monthly cost per child:
Before Care is $140.
After Care is $190
Combined Before and After Care is $245

Family Discounts for multiple children available.
Financial assistance may be available.

 

Locations

Brighton Elementary

Churchland Academy

Churchland Elementary

Churchland Preschool

Churchland Primary

Douglas Park Elementary

Emily Spong Preschool

Hodges Manor Elementary (only before care services)

James Hurst Elementary

John Tyler Elementary

Lakeview Elementary

Mt. Hermon Elementary

Olive Branch Elementary

Park View Elementary

Simonsdale Elementary

Victory Elementary

Contact Information

For more information, contact Carl Painter or Vivian Franks at 757-393-8481.