Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Where Virginia Beach students can and can’t go on last day of summer

(Mount Trashmore Park at 310 Edwin Drive, courtesy of vbgov.com)
(Mount Trashmore Park at 310 Edwin Dr., courtesy of vbgov.com)

Labor Day will mark the very last day of summer vacation for public-school students in Virginia Beach. Some city facilities, like recreation centers, will be closed. However, students will still be able to fit in a few last activities on Monday, Sept. 5, before summer’s end.

What students and parents can’t do: Students will not be able check out a book at the library or head to a recreation center. All community-recreation centers and public libraries will be closed, according to a release from the City. Students cannot take a trip to a museum in the City. Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House, Thoroughgood House, Princess Anne County Training School and Union Kempsville High School Museum will not be open. Students, parents and families cannot go to the Virginia Beach Public Health Department or deliver a load of trash to the city landfill. Both will be closed to the public.

What students and parents can do: Students and parents can roam free at any city park – all city parks will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. They can check out the educational exhibits at Chesapeake Bay Center at First Landing State Park, which will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. They can also head to an aquarium or learn more about the engineering behind the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. The Virginia Aquarium and the bridge’s visitor center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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