City of Henderson, NC


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

                                                                                WATER AEROBICS

M/W/F 10:30am – 11:15am
11:20am – 12:05pm
T/TH 7:15pm – 8:00pm

$2 for non-members of the Rec. Center or $1 for members

Dates we will NOT have water aerobics:

May 29, 2017
July 4, 2017
September 4, 2017
October 23-October 27 2017
November 10, 2017
November 20-November 24, 2017
December 18, 2017-January 1, 2018


All current lessons are at capacity!   New winter swim lesson information will be posted soon.

Most people don’t realize that swimming isn’t just for fun – it is a very important lifesaving skill. It doesn’t matter if you are two or ninety-two, you should learn how to swim. We have swimming lessons for people of all ages and levels.

Parent- Tot: For children 6 months-3 years to learn the basics (kicking, blowing bubbles, learning to relax in the water). The parent will be in the water with the child in this class. $30.00 per session.

Pre-school: For children 3-5. This is a group lesson that is for little ones learning the basics without parents in the water. $30.00 per session.

Beginners: For children ages 6-12. This is a group lesson for children who are just learning how to swim. $48.00 per session.

Intermediate: For children ages 6-12. This is a group lesson for children who have passed the beginners level or can already do some swimming. $48.00 per session.

Advanced: For children ages 6-12. This is a group lesson for children who have passed the intermediate level and can swim who would like to learn more than one stroke. $48.00 per session.

Adult: For ages 15+. This group lesson is designed for all different levels. No matter your age swimming is an important skill. $30.00 per session.



Tuesday Classes

  May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30     June 6

Preschool 3:30pm-4:00pm

Intermediate/ Advanced 4:00pm-5:00pm

Beginner 5:00pm-6:00pm

Preschool 6:00 pm-6:30pm

Adult 6:30pm-7:00 pm

Thursday Classes

May 4, 11, 18, 25      June 1 & 8

Beginner 4:00pm-5:00pm

Pre-School 5:00pm-5:30pm

Pre-School 5:30pm-6:00pm

Parent-Tot 5:30pm-6:00 pm

(Ages 6 months-3 years)

Beginner 6:00pm-7:00pm

 Saturday Classes

May 6, 13, 20, 27      June 3 & 10

Beginner 10:00am-11:00am

Intermediate 11:00am-12:00pm

Pre-School 12:00pm-12:30pm

Registration Due By Monday May 5, 2017


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 2014-2015 School Year on April 15, 2015

NCSBA 2013 Business and Non-Profit Honor Roll Resolution on August 12, 2013