Doris Miller Community Center

Community Center

Contact


  • 2814 Wickham Ave.
    Newport News, VA 23607
    Phone: 757-247-8603 and 757-247-8622
    Fax: 757-247-8728

Hours


Monday - Friday


  • 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

Saturday


  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

See below for hours each day based on age.

Active Lifestyles Doris Miller Community Center
Doris Miller Pool
Monday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 19 & Over
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 13 – 18 yrs.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 19 & Over

Tuesday

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 19 & Over
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 13 – 18 yrs.

Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 19 & Over
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 13 – 18 yrs.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 19 & Over

Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 19 & Over
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM Ages: 6 – 12 yrs.
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 13 – 18 yrs.
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 19 & Over

Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 19 & Over
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM Ages: 6 - 12
3:00 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 13 – 18 yrs.

Saturday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Ages: 6 - 18 yrs
Open Recreation



Amenities


This center offers Instructional Classes, open recreation, sports programs, special events, after school programs, and a summer day camp. The fitness room (ages 18 and over) is designed to develop and/or enhance fitness levels of all participants from beginners to advanced. It includes a multi-gym weight machine, dumbbells and barbells with flat, seated, and adjustable benches; bicycle and treadmill, abdominal machine and neck deck. A two-mile indoor walking track is also available for use in the gymnasium.

Pool

The Doris Miller 
Swimming Pool will be CLOSED on Monday June 26, 2017 and Wednesday June 28, 2017  due to operational issues.

The Doris Miller Pool (outdoor, open summer only) includes a 9,594.5 square foot pool area and 3,333 square foot spray play area. It features a zero depth beach entry and has a maximum depth of five feet. The pool includes many activity features that are found at commercial water parks including geyser sprays, animal sculpture sprayers, a spray tunnel, a 9'11” tube slide, and spa jet seating area. The pool area has a maximum capacity of 400 people.

Registration Policies & Procedures


  • For the 2017 Summer Season participants must have a valid pool pass for entrance into Doris Miller Swimming Pool.
  • All registration must be completed in person and a parent or legal guardian is required to be present to register any participants under the age of 18. All participants registering must have their picture taken to be eligible to receive their pool pass. Each participant will be issued a pool pass at the conclusion of the registration process.
  • Registration participants 18 or older must show proof of Newport News residency and age to complete the process: This can be a Picture ID, Military ID or US Passport.
  • All registration participants 17 and under must register with at least one parent or legal guardian. The participant must provide proof of Newport News residency and age to complete the process: Proof of identification can be: Birth Certificate, Military ID or US Passport.

Community Center Activities


Classes & Programs/Events


Please register online at www.nnparks.com/activenet
* Please note new changes in registration procedures.
* Checks or money orders are to be made payable to the CITY OF
NEWPORT NEWS.
* All programs have a minimum and maximum attendance and are subject
to change if there is insufficient enrollment.

After School Program


Doris Miller is offering an after school program for school age children that promotes social, emotional and physical development. This program will offer homework assistance/computer time, creative arts and craft projects, challenging gym activities, table games, fun excursions, special events and much more. Sign up today!!! (COST: $50.00) per year/ per participant. For more information call 757-247-8622/8603 Register online at www.ezchildtrack.com/nnprt & www.redefiningplay.com.

Yearly Fee: $50.00 **ALL MONIES DUE UPON REGISTRATION**
Registration begins August 29, 2016.
* *NO REFUNDS, NO EXCEPTIONS! * * *


Teen Drop In (Middle & High School Youth)


Our Teen Centers offer a safe location for meeting friends and opportunities to participate in fun programmed activities. Each comes equipped with TV’s, gaming systems & tables, computer access and more!! Join for free and visit Monday thru Friday 7:00pm – 9:00pm
*Parent/Guardian must complete registration on location and show proof of participant age. For more information, call 926-1400.*

Weight Room (Registration On-going)


  • $10.00 Annual Registration
  • $5.00 Monthly (Seniors 50 and over)
  • $10.00 Monthly (Adults 18–49)

Weight Room open Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

This includes the use of fitness equipment (treadmill, bicycle, multi-gym weight machine and free weights) and a two mile indoor walking track is also available for use in the gym.


Special Events

Please register for events online at www.nnparks.com/activenet

June  2017

         
17            Hotdogs with Dad-  12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Let’s celebrate Dad’s day with food, crafts and lots of fun activities to include basketball, ring toss & corn hole games. Registration begins May 1, 2017.

18
         HAPPY FATHER’S DAY     

20
          George S. Green Summer Camp “Time Travel” Begins.    

29         Teen Talent Search- 4:00 pm  7:00 pm
Calling All Teens- So You Got Talent well come out to DMCC and put it on display. Those selected will have an opportunity to perform at our upcoming events and our Fall Talent reveal.

July  2017

4               Doris Miller Community Center will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

12              
Family Movie Day-  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bring the entire family to enjoy the latest movie. Did we mention the movie is free at DMCC?  Popcorn available while supplies last. SIGN UP TODAY!

27
       Teen Talent Search- 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Calling All Teens- So You Got Talent well come out to DMCC and put it on display. Those selected will have an opportunity to perform at our upcoming events and our Fall Talent reveal.                                         

August  2017

9               WAA Summer Fun Day- 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Come join us at DMCC for our ice cream social celebration and various interactive fun games. Guaranteed to be the summer CHILL needed for a hot day!

26            Community Back to School Bash- 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kick off the new school year with a fun day at your community center.  Carnival style games, face painting, art projects, treats and school supply giveaways.