Courtesy of Hampton Virginia Aquaplex, a SwimSwam partner.
Hampton is a coastal community that is already home to the world’s greatest natural harbor, beautiful Chesapeake Bay, and beaches beside the breathtaking Atlantic Ocean. Now Hampton is also home to an aquatic facility that is second only to the sea in terms of size, scale and scope — the Hampton Virginia Aquaplex!
Our all-new, world-class aquatic facility is not only the largest of its kind in Virginia; it is one of the biggest in the entire Mid-Atlantic region! With a state-of-the-art aquatic center this massive, you better believe it has plenty of aquatic adventures for water lovers of all ages and passions!
Planning a swim meet, competitive event, or any other aquatic activity? The Hampton Virginia Aquaplex is purpose-built for competitive aquatics and with its convenient location on the same campus as the Hampton Roads Convention Center and Hampton Coliseum, you can easily find additional event spaces and hotel accommodations within walking distance.
Plus, you will be supported by the Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau, which provides customized sales and marketing services to meet the unique needs of your group. Our experienced, professional staff ensures your carefully made plans are carried out to exacting detail. You can be confident that your event will be a complete success!
Whether training, competing or relaxing slide-side, Aquaplex visitors can take advantage of the facility’s numerous state-of-the-art features, including:
- Eight-lane, 50-Meter Competition Pool with Two Movable Bulkheads
- Eight-lane, 25-yard Competition Programming and Wamp-up Pool
- 1,500 Elevated Seats in Spectator Viewing Area
- 760 Seats On-Deck for Competitors
- Two 1-Meter and 3-Meter Springboards for Competitive Diving
- Colorado Time Systems State-of-the-Art Timing and Scoring
- Whirlpool Jacuzzi Poolside
- Multipurpose Room 2,030 sq. ft. of Space
- Team Room 1,270 sq. ft. of Space
- Culinary Center Concession Food & Beverage Service
Contact us today if you’re interested in having your next meet here. We’ll give you a personalized tour and can even customize our spaces to meet your event’s needs!
The aquatic adventures don’t stop there! The Aquaplex is right next to SplashDown Park. With 26,000 feet of fun, this outdoor park is perfect for any child’s next (and best) birthday party. Visitors can splash and play all day, ride down the massive slides, or simply sit back and relax in comfy lounge chairs by the pool. Whatever you do, you’ll have an incredible time, every time you visit.
Other local attractions surround the event campus and beyond, including restaurants, shops and entertainment. Take a stroll along the Waterwalk to visit Bass Pro Shop, Bluebird Gap Farm, Rosie’s Gaming Emporium, and Air Power Park. Plus, there are plenty of hotels nearby.
Hampton is surrounded by even more incredible world-class attractions, including the Virginia Air & Space Science Center, Fort Monroe National Monument, harbor tours and four exciting beaches are right in Hampton. Check out our historic sites, theme parks, and oceanfront views with our neighboring cities Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Newport News, and Williamsburg.
From swim meets, to swim classes; from special events, to Splash Down Park parties, experience aquatic fun for everyone at the Hampton Virginia Aquaplex and Splash Down Park! Please contact Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau at 800-487-8778 or 757-722-1222, or visit SportsHampton.com.
For more information about memberships and classes, please visit HamptonAquaplex.com.