About our Aquatics Program

You won’t find a more diversified or distinguished aquatics program in Lancaster County than you’ll find at Hempfield recCenter! From recreational swimming to certified lifeguard training to water aerobics to Aqua Stand Up®, we offer a variety of programs to boost your fitness level and skills. Our staff is friendly, experienced and certified in their areas of expertise.

Our Pools

There are several pools available to Hempfield recCenter members.

  • Hempfield recCenter – 25-meter indoor, heated pool with six lanes
  • Hempfield recCenter – outdoor feature pool and wading/baby pool (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)
  • East Petersburg – 25-meter outdoor pool with diving well and wading/baby pool (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)

Additional information can be found on our Pool Policies & Procedures page.

Our Programs

We offer aquatics lessons and exercise programs for infants and toddlers, school-age children, competitive swimmers and seniors. We also offer lifeguard and scuba certifications as well as pool rentals for parties and special events. Learn more:

Our Membership Plans

When it comes to our pool membership plans, there are several to choose from. Visit our Membership Rates page for details and pricing on the following options:

  • Fitness & Pool membership
  • Tennis, Fitness & Pool membership
  • Teen Fitness & Pool membership
  • 10-Visit Punch Card
  • Eight-Week Group Exercise membership (includes land and water programs)
  • Pay as you go: $10 per person

 

Cancellations & Closings

  • Dec 12th Pool closes at 6:30 pm for HHS home swim meet
  • Dec 14th Pool closes at 6:30 pm for HHS home swim meet
  • Gymnasium Closing - Dec 22–25 for resurfacing.
  • Christmas Eve Hours 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Kidz Korner will be available 7:45 – 1:00
  • Christmas Day CLOSED Wishing you all a very merry!
  • New Year's Eve Hours 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Kidz Korner will be available 7:45 – 1:00
  • New Year's Day Hours 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Kidz Korner will be available 7:45 – 1:00
  • Jan 6th No lap lanes from 3–6:00 pm
  • Jan 9th Pool closes at 6:30 pm for HHS home swim meet
  • Jan 21st No lap lanes from 3–6:00 pm
  • Jan 23rd Pool closes at 6:30 pm for HHS home swim meet
  • Feb 10 No lap lanes from 3–6:00 pm
  • Easter Sunday CLOSED
  • Feb 25th No lap lanes from 3–6:00 pm
  • March 18th Pool Closing 2:00 pm for Patrick McGrath Swim Meet
  • April 28th Pool Closing 4:30 pm for youth Tri
  • April 29th Pool Open Late 10:00 am due to adult Tri
  • May 18th Pool Closed 8:00 am for annual HHS boat races