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Aquatics

recreation_center_Swim_1Enjoy swimming laps or just playing in our heated indoor pool. The water depth ranges from 4 feet to 10 feet.

Lifeguards Needed!!!

Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department is looking for energetic, active and observant lifeguards. This position requires to be always engaging and professional. You must be at least 15 years old with current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification. Potential candidates can pick up applications at Aycock Recreation Center (307 Carey Chapel Rd.) or on the City of Henderson website. Applications will be accepted Monday– Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm at City Hall (134 Rose Ave, Henderson, N.C. 27536).  Applicant must positively pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. For more information, please contact Lauren Newlin at 252.438.3160 (laurennewlin@henderson.nc.gov ) .


PROGRAMS & CLASSES

Hip Hop Water Aerobics
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Come join the HVRPD for a fun and fast passed aerobics class in the water! Classes are high energy, low impact work outs to get you moving.  Participants must be able to touch the bottom of the 4ft end of the pool.  Classes will be held on Thursdays, 7:15pm-8:00pm.  Classes are $1.00 for members, $2.00 for nonmembers.  You can register at Aycock Recreation Center or online at https://hvrpd.recdesk.com/Participants over the age of 5 are required to wear a mask, except when in the pool.  For information, please contact Lauren Newlin at (252)438-3160 (laurennewlin@henderson.nc.gov).

Water Aerobics
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Water Aerobics is a program that uses the buoyant qualities of water to enhance physical fitness through exercises. It is a medium-impact water class designed to provide cardiovascular conditioning, improved muscle tone, and improved balance. It is a total body workout without the stress of land-based exercise. Non-swimmers welcome!  Classes are held at 9:45am-10:30am and 10:45am-11:30am on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  Classes are $1.00 for members, $2.00 for nonmembers.  You can register at Aycock Recreation Center or online at https://hvrpd.recdesk.com/ Participants are required to wear a mask except when in the water.  For information, please contact Lauren Newlin at 252.438.3160 (laurennewlin@henderson.nc.gov).


Pool Rentals

Visit the Facility Rentals and Rates page for more info.

The Henderson Vance Recreation and Parks Department has received the following awards from the Vance County Board of Education for Participation in the Save Our Kids program:

  • Shining Moment Partner for the 2016-2017 School Year on April 27, 2017
  • Vance County Schools Top Business Partner for 2016-2017 on January 31, 2017
  • Shining Moment Partner for the 2015-2016 School year on April 20, 2016
  • Shining Moment Partner for the 2014-2015 School Year on April 15, 2015
  • NCSBA 2013 Business and Non-Profit Honor Roll Resolution on August 12, 2013
  • Shining Moment Partner for the 2014-2015 School Year on April 15, 2015
  • NCSBA 2013 Business and Non-Profit Honor Roll Resolution on August 12, 2013