About Us

Coronavirus Update

UPDATE: April 1, 8:00 am

Dear Hempfield recCenter Members and Participants,

Due to recent developments, we will be closed until restrictions are lifted and we are permitted to resume normal operations.

Key staff members are working remotely with limited access to the facility. Please contact them by email or leave a message on their extension—contact information is listed below. For FAQs about your membership, click this link –About Your Membership. I hope you find this information informative and comforting as we work through this challenging time.

As we monitor the situation, I will update you should conditions change.  Your health and wellness is our priority and we look forward to opening our doors again soon.

Jeffrey A. Book
Executive Director

UPDATE: March 27, 9:15 am
A decision has been made to postpone the May 2nd Youth Tri for Fun and the May 3rd TRI For Life events.
The tentative rescheduled date is Sept 13th.

UPDATE: March 23, 11:30 am
Click here to view updated information about your membership. Hempfield recCenter Update 3.23.20

UPDATE: March 20, 2020 6:25 pm
On behalf of the Hempfield recCenter, I want to thank everyone for their patience through this extremely difficult time for our community, members, staff and organization.  Due to the most recent, mandate from Governor Tom Wolf all Hempfield recCenter staff will be working remotely.   

If you need to contact staff, I have included the following information. 

General Inquiries:  info@hempfieldrec.com 

Membership:  chamby@hempfieldrec.com 

Refunds:  info@hempfieldrec.com 

Aquatics:  dpelen@hempfieldrec.com 

Fitness:  jmcglaughlin@hempfieldrec.com 

Programs and Sports Leagues:  cmaser@hempfieldrec.com 

Tennis:  wpipkin@hempfieldrec.com 

Playground:  cmaser@hempfieldrec.com 

Sac:  jscholl@hempfieldrec.com 

Facility Rentals:  cmaser@hempfieldrec.com 

Business Manager:  csidoti@hempfieldrec.com 

Executive Director: jbook@hempfieldrec.com 

Continue to follow our updates and more information by visiting the website at www.hempfieldrec.com.  On Monday, March 23; look for an update on membership fees and other important information.   

 Be safe and Healthy,
Jeffrey A. Book
Executive Director 


UPDATE: March 19, 2020, 11:30 am
West Hempfield Township parks are open for use—bathrooms are unavailable. Pavilion rentals are canceled until further notice.


What does it mean to be a member of Hempfield recCenter?

DISCOVER Our goal is to enhance the lives of our community through fitness, wellness, and enrichment programs. Our high-quality programs and inviting social atmosphere are designed to get you motivated, fit, and involved.

CONNECT Each and every one of our programs is offered to the local Hempfield community as well as Lancaster County residents and beyond. No matter your address, the recCenter can connect you to wellness services, activities, and like-minded individuals to enrich your life.

BELONG Membership means more than access to fitness equipment. It means being part of a community excited about wellness and getting to know you. At the recCenter, you don’t just go here, you belong here.

A Nonprofit, Community-Based Center

We are a nonprofit organization committed to providing positive, fun experiences and value through a variety of relevant wellness programs and events inclusive to all members of the community.

Our programs are offered to Hempfield School District residents and non-residents, Hempfield recCenter members and non-members.

Here’s just a small sample of what you’ll find at Hempfield recCenter:

Programs for Preschoolers to Seniors
Tot, Junior and Adult Tennis
Group Fitness - Gym & Pool
Sports Performance Training
Free Childcare
Before & After School Programs
Special Community Events
Day Camp & Summer Camp Programs
Organized Trips

Everyone Belongs

Hempfield recCenter is here to serve the community. We make every effort to provide financial assistance to eligible seniors, children and families in our area. Through generous donations, we can continue to open our doors to everyone. Help us help others! Learn more.


Cancellations & Closings

There are currently no cancellations or closings