City of Henderson, NC

Aycock Recreation Center

Visit us at 307 Carey Chapel Rd

Hours of Operation

Community Center:

M/W/F 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
T/TH 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SAT 10:00 am – 6:00 pm


M/W/F 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
T/TH 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
SAT  12:00 am-5:00 pm




County Resident: County Resident:
Youth-18 and under $2 Youth-18 and under $25
Seniors-55 and older $2 Seniors-55 and older $25
Adults $5 Adults $30
Non-County Resident: Family Pass $35
Youth-18 and under $5 Seniors Family Pass $30
Seniors-55 and older $5 Non-County Resident:
Adults $10 Youth-18 and under $45
Seniors-55 and older $45
Adults $50
Family Pass $65
Seniors Family Pass $50

The daily and monthly pass allows you and your family access to all of our amenities including:  indoor pool, gymnasium, fitness room, and indoor walking track.

Walking Program:   $15
Anyone interested in only using only the indoor track on a monthly basis.

Age Supervision Policy

Everyone must show their membership card at each visit.
We reserve the right to suspend service to anyone who does not obey the Center rules or acts inappropriately while at the facility. You must check in at the front office with each visit.

  • Ages 14 and older may enter the building without a guardian and remain in center until closing.
  • Ages 16 and older may bring younger children (max of 2) between the ages of 9-13, must stay with children you are supervising at all times in the same area.
  • Ages 18 and older may bring any age child with them, but must stay with any child under the age of 14 at all times in the same area. Failure to abide by this Age Supervision Policy will result in suspension from the Aycock Recreation Center.

The mission of the Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department is to provide safe facilities, quality services, programs that are affordable, open and friendly, to enrich the overall quaity of life for all residents.


Enjoy swimming laps or just playing in our heated indoor pool. The water temperature stays a comfortable 82-86 degrees. Life jackets are available on a first come first serve basis. You can check out a locker key from the front desk to store your dry clothes while you swim. There may be times when the pool is unavailable due to a party rental, swim club practice, a swim meet, or when we have reached maximum capacity. Pool space is available on a first come first serve basis. Monthly pass holders are not guaranteed an opportunity to swim when we have reached capacity. Appropriate swim attire is required, and you may not wear shoes in the pool area. Children under 12 must have adult supervision.



The gym is available for shooting ball by yourself or playing a game with others. Please be aware that the gym may not be available for use in the evenings and on Saturday mornings during Rec League Volleyball and Basketball seasons. A schedule of these games will be available at the front desk.  Please bring your own basketball.


The fitness room is available for you to work out; however,  children must be at least 16 years of age to use the room. Children may not accompany an adult in the room. Anyone misusing the equipment will be asked to leave.

fitness room

Come check out our brand new treadmill, exercise bike, and free weights!

Weight Room Times

For Free Weights

Monday :   2-3pm,  & 7-8pm

Tuesday:  2-3pm  & 7-8pm

Wednesday :  2-3pm,  & 7-8pm

Thursday:  2-3pm  & 7-8pm

Friday:  2-3pm & 7-8pm

Saturday:   10:30-11:30am, 1:30-2:30pm  & 4:30-5:30pm


13.5 laps around the track is one mile. Children under 16 are not allowed on the track without adult supervision, but may walk if in close proximity to a guardian.

                                    track 1        track 2

I.D. Cards

You must present your I.D. card at the front desk at each visit. This helps us keep a record of attendance and maintain a safe environment for you.

Click here to download an Aycock Membership Application and a Facility Use Application