Activities & Clubs

Clubs and Activities
The Active Lifestyles Centers offer a number of ongoing activities and clubs. Depending on interest, new activities and clubs are periodically added. While most are free to participate in, some carry a nominal fee or require that the participant purchase supplies. To find specific dates and times for the following activities and clubs, consult the Active Lifestyles Newsletter or call 757-926-1400.

Sports & Games


  • New and skilled players welcome
  • Indoor play offered year-round at Denbigh Community Center and the Brittingham-Midtown Community Center 
  • Seasonal outdoor play available at Huntington Tennis Center
  • Free to play (advance registration required).
  • All levels welcome
  • Lessons for beginners
  • Equipment provided
Pickleball Schedule*
Thursday ~ 1 - 8 p.m.
Friday ~ 1 - 4 p.m.
Denbigh Community Center - 757-812-7905

Tuesday and Friday ~ 9 a.m. - Noon
Brittingham-Midtown Community Center - 757-591-4853

*Call ahead for updates and to confirm schedule.

Walking Club

Tuesday, 7 - 9 a.m., Free
Join in on the fun camaraderie of the Walking Club! Walk at your own pace, or step it up a notch.
Denbigh Community Center - 757-812-7905

Open Recreation for Adults 50+

Friday, 1 - 4 p.m., Free
The gym is reserved for mature adults who want to stay active. Join the fun playing pickleball, basketball, or badminton.
Denbigh Community Center - 757-812-7905

Scrabble, Games & Puzzles

Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Free
Denbigh Community Center - 757-812-7905


The following clubs have no membership fee unless otherwise stated. Supplies and equipment are the participant's responsibility.

Rubber Stamping

Create cards, stationery, and home decorating projects with rubber stamps and inks.
Brittingham-Midtown Community Center - 757-591-4853


Make earrings, bracelets, and necklaces.
Brittingham-Midtown Community Center - 757-591-4853

Crochet & Knitting

Crochet or knit items for yourself or to donate. Some yarn provided.
Brittingham-Midtown Community Center - 757-591-4853
Courthouse Way Community Center - 757-812-7909

Golden Needles & Silver Threads Sewing Group

Work on sewing projects in a group atmosphere. Sewing machines available.
North Newport News Community Center - 757-591-4850


Play this ancient Chinese tile game on the first and fourth Friday of the month. Game supplies provided.
North Newport News Community Center - 757-591-4850

Card Games - Pinochle, Spades & Bridge

Various days and locations. Game supplies provided. Call 757-926-1400.

Fashion Elegantés Modeling Club

After completing the Essence of Modeling Class, club members will meet the first Tuesday of every month to discuss activities. Models will perform at small venues throughout the year and participate in an annual Fashion Show. $25 yearly membership fee required. Call 757-591-4853.

Golden Steppers Tap Dancers

Participants in the Golden Steppers Tap Dance class will meet weekly and learn new steps and practice dance routines. Dancers will then have the option to perform at various functions. Class registration fee required. Call 757-591-4853.