Chesapeake: Free Things To Do

Barnes & Noble Greenbrier

Description: Weekly storytime- Please check website link to confirm storytime is happening as scheduled.
Phone: (757) 382-0220

Chesapeake Arboretum

Description: A tree sanctuary that hosts an 18th century homestead for enjoyment and education. Extensive walking trails.
Phone: (757) 382-7060

Chesapeake City Park

Description: Large park in Chesapeake that includes Fun Forest Children's Playground, a Dog Park, Skate Park, Outdoor Stage, Horseshoe Courts and more.
Phone: (757) 312-0243

Chesapeake Parks & Recreation

Description: Art, Camps, Cooking, Dance, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Special Needs, Sports, Toddler Programs, Summer Camps, Special Events & more.
Phone: (757) 382-6411

Chesapeake Planetarium

Description: Free Admission to Public Planetarium Programs. Registration required
Phone: (757) 547-0153

Chesapeake Public Library

Description: Several different storytimes available for ages 0-10. Registration is required for some programs.
Phone: (757) 410-7100

City of Chesapeake Special Events

Description: Parades, Festivals, Celebrations and more. Many are Free.
Phone: (757) 382-6411

Dismal Swamp Canal Trail

Description: Wildlife refuge with multi-use trails for walking, biking, horseback riding, and an launch area for boating.

Freedom Baptist Church

Description: Free Children's Spanish Classes ages 4-12, Summer 2017.
Phone: (757) 272-3705

Fun Forest Playground

Description: Large children's playground withing Chesapeake's City Park.
Phone: (757) 312-0243

Great Dismal Swamp Refuge/Canal Trail

Description: Wildlife refuge with multi-use trails for walking, biking, horseback riding, and an launch area for boating.

Home Depot Kids Workshops

Description: Free Hands-On Workshops for Kids ages 5-12. Registration is recommended, they often fill up!
Phone: (757) 421-3167

Home Depot Kids Workshops

Description: Free Hands-On Workshops for Kids ages 5-12. Registration is recommended, they often fill up!
Phone: (757) 465-9166

Home Depot Kids Workshops

Description: Free Hands-On Workshops for Kids ages 5-12. Registration is recommended, they often fill up!
Phone: (757) 548-8478

Home Depot Kids Workshops

Description: Free Hands-On Workshops for Kids ages 5-12. Registration is recommended, they often fill up!
Phone: (757) 833-8101

Michael's Store Craft Events

Description: Regular free and low cost Make & Take store events for kids. Birthday Parties available
Phone: (757) 523-7473

Northwest River Park

Description: Local park in Chesapeake with a playground, boating, fishing, hiking, putt-putt course, horse shoes, volleyball nets. Summer camps available at this location.
Phone: (757) 421-7151

Oak Grove Park

Description: Local park in Chesapeake with a fitness trail for walking, running, biking. Fishing platforms and a kids play area on site.
Phone: (757) 382-6411

Western Branch Park

Description: Local park in Chesapeake with playgrounds, basketball courts, pickleball courts, athletic fields and more.
Phone: (757) 382-6411