Brittingham-Midtown Community Center


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Updated April 14, 2020.

Facility Overview

Facility Name
Brittingham-Midtown Community Center
570 McLawhorne Drive
Newport News, VA 23601
(757) 591-4853

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Residents: $4.00; SC(55) $3.00. Non-residents $6.00; SC $5.00. [March, 2019]
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Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
50m x 25y, 10 lanes, 4f - 14f depth, indoors with a retractable roof, 81°F (27°C)
Two 1m diving boards and one 3m diving board.


Southeastern City/Counties
37.043288, -76.461395

Teams That Use This Facility

Youth Swim
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Youth Swim
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Facility Notes

The facility opened in May, 1998.
Hours are: Monday - Thursday: 6:30 AM to 9 PM; Friday 6:30 AM to 8 PM; Saturday: 9 AM to 5 PM; and Sunday: Closed. [January, 2015]
A local swimmer advises us that the pool management is resisting pressure from the "kicker and splasher set" to raise the water temperature. Lap swimmers should be vocal in their support of a facility management that's not allowing the pool to be dumbed-down/heated-up for less serious aquatic activities.

Facility Reviews

This is one terrific pool and I usually have it all to my self. The best kept secret around.
This is a great pool for lap swimming and is kept at a perfect temperature. Lanes are always available for drop-in lap swimming.
[January, 2015]
I have been travelling to Newport News for work and swam here tonight for the second time. Even though there was a swim meet going on, there were still plenty of lanes for lap swimming. This is a nice facility and the staff are friendly.
[December, 2018]