Doris Miller Community Center

Contact


  • 2814 Wickham Ave.
    Newport News, VA 23607
    Phone: 757-247-8603 and 757-247-8622
    Fax: 757-247-8728
  • Shaun Stith, Recreation Program Coordinator
  • Aldrienia Huggins, Facility Center Supervisor
  • Doris Miller Facebook Page

Hours


Monday - Thursday


  • 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

Friday


  • 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM 

Saturday


  • 10:00 AM - 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 - 6:00 PM Ages: 6 – 12 years
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Ages: 13 – 18 years
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 19 & Over
Tuesday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 19 & Over
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Ages: 6 – 12 years
  • 3:00 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 13 – 18 years
Wednesday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 19 & Over
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Ages: 6 – 12 years
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Ages: 13 – 18 years
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 19 & Over
Thursday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 19 & Over
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Ages: 6 – 12 years
  • 3:00 PM - 8:30 PM Ages: 13 – 18 years
Friday
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Ages: 19 & Over
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Ages: 6 - 12
  • 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM Ages: 13 – 18 years (Teen Night)
Saturday
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Ages: 6 - 18 years, 19 & Over

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 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. Summer 2019 Doris Miller Pool Information (operating dates and times, registration dates/information).

PARTICIPANTS MAY REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS / CLASSES YEAR ROUND.

*    Checks or money orders are to be made payable to the CITY OF NEWPORT NEWS.

*    All classes have a minimum and maximum attendance and are subject to change if there is insufficient enrollment.

*    Check each class description for time frame and meeting days.

*    Report to class unless otherwise notified.

ON-GOING ACTIVITIES

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 home work assistance/computer time, creative arts, craft projects, challenging gym activities, table games, fun excursions, special events and much more.  Sign up today! (COST: $50.00) per year. For more information call (757) 926-1400 or  Register online at www.RedefiningPlay.com    

 Yearly Fee:  $50.00   **ALL MONIES DUE UPON REGISTRATION**

Registration begins August 2019! 

                             * *NO REFUNDS, NO EXCEPTIONS! * * *

LET’S WALK IT OUT!     
Monday – Friday / 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Join us at the Doris Miller Community Center, as we walk our spacious gymnasium while listening to the smooth sounds of Jazz. 

REGISTRATION FOR THE DORIS MILLER COMMUNITY CENTER’S WEIGHT ROOM

$10.00 Annual Registration

$5.00 Monthly (Seniors 50 & Over)

$10.00 Monthly (Adults 18 – 49)

Monday – Thursday: 10:00 Am – 8:30 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

This includes the use of fitness equipment (treadmill, bicycle, multi-gym weight machine and free weights) 2 mile indoor walking track is also available for use in the gym.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 247-8603/8622

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

 

March 2019

4 – 8
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM 
March Madness Basketball Game Week                
Think you got what it takes? Bring your team and let’s play! 3 on 3, 5 on 5, around the world & 2 ball competitions. Bring your A game & LET’S GO!                                                    
9 & 23
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Arts-n-Craft Projects
Join us at the Doris Miller Community for free DIY arts & crafts projects.                                                           

April 2019

1       
                   
Registration for summer camp begins

 1 – 5
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
FREE Spring Break Activities Daily
REGISTRATION is required beginning on March 11, 2019. Campers will have an awesome experience venturing through our safari themed camp with fun arts-n-craft, activities and field trips. Campers please bring lunches daily. Snacks will be provided.  Ages 6 - 12.

17
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Board & Card Game Night
All TEENS are welcomed! Join us for board games and video game madness. Bring your best partners for this card game action. FREE POPCORN WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!

20
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Fun with Bunny & The Great Egg Hunt 
Join us along with the Easter Bunny at the Doris Miller Community Center for an Eggstra special day filled with lots of fun activities. All are welcome.

May 2019

11
12:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Mother’s Day Craft Polooza 
Join us as we celebrate MOM’s special day by making her a one of a kind gift that’s from your heart. Light refreshments will be served.

12                  
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

27              
Doris Miller Community Center will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

31
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Family Movie Night  
Bring your family out for our favorite movie showing at DMCC.FREE POPCORN and meet the superstar movie character of all time. REGISTRATION is required by contacting the facility for your advance tickets. Call 757-247-8603 for more information         

June 2019 

15
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Hot Dogs with Dad 
Let’s celebrate Dad’s day with crafts and lots of free fun activities to include basketball, ring toss & corn hole games. Light refreshments will be served.

16                  
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY               

27 
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Arts & Craft Projects 
Join us at the Doris Miller Community Center for free DIY arts & crafts projects.       

July 2019

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

17
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
WAA’s Ice Cream Social 
Bring the entire family for a FREE cool treat with all the toppings you can handle, then you and the entire family can relax and enjoy the latest movie. FREE Popcorn available while supplies last.                                          

August 2019

24
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Community Back to School Bash
Kick off the new school year with a FREE fun day at your community center. Carnival style games, inflatables, face painting, art projects, treats and school supply giveaways while they last

30
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Community Back to school Free Hair Cuts
FREE & open to the public. Call 757-247-8603 for hair appointments.