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Hampton Virginia Aquaplex Grand Opening Event
October 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us at the Hampton Virginia Aquaplex grand opening event on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 am – 3 pm! The opening will feature free entertainment, refreshments, interactive games + giveaways, and pool demonstrations. Digital DJ’s of Hampton Roads will be playing tunes all day, and 4-time Olympic medalist Cullen Jones will give remarks!
- 10 am: Doors open
- 10:30 am: Olympian Cullen Jones and others speak
- 11:30 am – 2 pm: Pool demonstrations every 1/2 hour, including
- Diving demo
- Mock swim meet
- Artistic (synchronized) swimming demo
- Wibit (inflatable water park) demo
- Water polo demo
Throughout the event’s duration, attendees are invited to take self-guided tours of the facility, get a sneak-peek of the outdoor splash park, and talk with staff about opportunities to host birthday parties or events at the Aquaplex. While this is a non-swimming event for attendees, information about membership options, learn to swim and fitness classes, and community events will be available.
The Hampton Virginia Aquaplex is Virginia’s largest competitive aquatic facility. This 62,739 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility features an eight-lane, 50-meter competition pool, 25-yard programming pool, two moveable bulkheads, spectator seating for 1,500 with a mezzanine, on-deck athlete seating for 760, and an outdoor splash park. Along with national and regional events, the Aquaplex will also accommodate local school swim teams and residents. The facility will serve the local community with event rentals, fitness and certified “Learn to Swim” classes, and open-swim activities for all ages.