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At Beechwood Recreation Association, we strive to provide a great place for families to spend quality time together. Besides our beautiful pool during the summer months, events are planned year round. Members receive wonderful benefits, such as discounts on our venue rentals (pool and clubhouse).

Pool Opens May 28th!

Pool Manager

Minimum requirements: 21 years of age, Beechwood Recreation Association member, current Pool Operator certification. Other desirable certifications: CPR and Lifeguard certification

Supervisor: Beechwood Recreation Association Board

Job Summary:

The pool manager is responsible for scheduling lifeguards and gate guards, overseeing daily operations, maintaining the pool and water chemistry to meet all health department requirements, maintaining records relating to pool sanitation, and for the safety and cleanliness of the facility.

Lifeguards

Minimum requirements: 16 years of age by Labor Day, current Lifeguard and CPR certification

Supervisors: Head Lifeguard and/or Pool Manager

Job Summary:

Position is primarily responsible for the safety of the members and guests while in the pool. This involves supervising swimmers through constant scanning, consistent rule enforcement, and providing emergency intervention. Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.

Gate Guards

Minimum requirements: 21 years of age, Beechwood Recreation Association member, current CPR certification, Food Handler’s certification

Supervisor: Pool Manager

Job Summary:

Gateguards are responsible for admitting members and guests, answering phones, handling money, keeping area and facility clean, helping lifeguards and concession workers when necessary, and securing the pool and its contents at the end of the day

Membership

The flyer below contains the membership options for 2022. What are we doing differently? Annual memberships or seasonal passes. Monthly payment options. Lifetime membership options. Each of the QR codes will take you to the link where you can purchase your specific membership option.

Open your phone’s camera or QR code reader app, hover over the correct QR code, then click on the link that appears.

Beechwood Sharks

Swim Team

The Beechwood Recreation Association sponsors the Beechwood Sharks Swim Team. Our objective is to foster competitive summer swimming in a safe and fun atmosphere. Children do not need to be “expert” swimmers to belong to the Sharks but they do need to be able to swim. The swim team does not provide basic swimming instruction. Team membership is open to children up to the age of 18 whose families are members in good standing of the Association. Every member of the team will have the opportunity to swim in the meets. The Sharks compete in the Greater Peninsula Swimming Association (GPSA) and swim meets are conducted under GPSA rules. Our competition schedule is enclosed. The season will conclude with a Team Awards Banquet.

Upcoming Events

Membership Fundraiser Dinners

Upcoming membership dinares

Volunteer

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Volunteer

Being an organization run by volunteers, we are always in need of people to help out in various ways. Our aging pool and the buildings on the property need ongoing maintenance, repairs, plumbing, electrical work, lawn care, help with membership, event planning, folks willing to step into upcoming vacancies for board positions, and other things. Help us keep Beechwood Pool a wonderful place for our community by setting aside some time to contribute. Volunteers earn guest passes and other rewards! Annual members will earn double hours worth of rewards, and seasonal members will earn single hours worth of rewards.

Our Location

Pool Address:

903 Colleen Dr.
Newport News, VA 23608

It is located on the corner of Beechmont and Colleen Dr.

Clubhouse Address:

313 Beechmont Dr.
Newport News, VA 23608

It is on the corner of Beechmont and Colleen Dr.
*Apple Maps shows the wrong location for this address.

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 2096
Newport News, VA 23609

*Please note, we CANNOT receive postal mail at the street address!

Beechwood Pool

The Beechwood Pool is located in the Beechwood Manor area of Newport News. We welcome members from any area of the Peninsula.

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Beechwood Clubhouse

The Beechwood Clubhouse is located on Beechmont Dr, at the corner of Colleen Dr. Please note, Apple Maps displays an inaccurate location.

Community Fun Events

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend marks the beginning of many summer fun activities and opening of the pool for the summer season. We’ll be planning some fun and games for children and adults alike!

Holiday Events

Holidays year round give opportunity for joining with neighbors, family, and friends for association sponsored gatherings at the pool and clubhouse. 

Late Night Fun

Adult parties and late night openings are planned on several occasions throughout the summer season.

Swimming Lessons

Beechwood Recreation Association is pleased to be able to offer swimming lessons for member families, as well as our community.

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What Our Members Say

A great place for families!!! The Beechwood Pool and Recreation Center is a great organization for families to join. The pool is kept immaculately clean during the pool season, and the location is easy to get to. The Recreation Center hosts fun family events for members throughout the year. We’ve been members for a few years now, and have had some great fun and made awesome family memories there. The people are really nice, too.
Amelia Avila

Birth Doula and Childbirth Educator

Beechwood pool is a very family friendly pool. Great time. Looking forward to this summer.
JoAnn Roberts

We have had a family membership for over 10 years. It’s worth every penny. Clean, safe, well run, family oriented, close to home, lots of fun activities, and a sensational swim team. Come check​ us out!!!
Wendy Stuck

Teacher, Newport News Schools

Great family pool with an AWESOME swim team to include GREAT coaches and excellent kids who really enjoy swimming!
Vickie Breeding

Staff is amazing! Everyone is super attentive and family friendly.
Sheliam Ortiz

  • 5 star review  I had my wedding in the Beechwood Clubhouse and everything was perfect! Kelly was so kind and quick to answer all of my questions. The clubhouse wedding package is super... read more

    thumb Greta Alvesteffer
    March 15, 2021

    5 star review  Family-friendly local pool. My family and I love this pool. Our only wish is that it could be open all year-round. A family membership doesn't break the bank and it's... read more

    thumb Michael David Battle
    November 15, 2020

    5 star review  I love this place. It's like the TV show Cheers and everyone knows you.

    thumb Yvonne Settembrino
    November 13, 2020
  • 5 star review  The lady at the pool Mrs Bryant was so nice and friendly I wish more people were nice like her great place for family to go swimming

    thumb Craig Stephens
    August 24, 2020

    5 star review  Super friendly staff. Great lap swimming. Shows its age but still kept up.

    thumb RicK Williams
    August 2, 2020

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