About our Aquatics Program

You will not find a more distinguished aquatics program in Lancaster County! From recreational swimming to certified lifeguard training to water aerobics to private and small-group swimming lessons, we offer a variety of programs to boost your fitness level and improve your skills. Our staff is friendly, experienced, and certified in their areas of expertise.

Masks are strongly recommended while entering or exiting our facilities and when in common areas.
Masks are not required in the aquatics areas.
Social distancing on land and in the pool will be required.
During lap swimming, only two people per lane starting at opposite ends.
There will be no sauna or steam room.

Please click Aquatics Safety Protocols to view detailed information about our safety procedures.

Our Pools

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There are several pools available to Hempfield recCenter members.

  • Hempfield recCenter – 25-meter indoor, heated pool with six lanes Monday – Friday 5:00 am – 7:30 pm Saturday – Sunday 7:00 am – 6:30 pm
  • Hempfield recCenter –  Seasonal outdoor feature pool and wading/baby pool
  • East Petersburg  2575 Graystone Rd – Seasonal 25-meter outdoor pool with a diving well and wading/baby pool 12:00 pm –8:00 pm daily

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:

  • Group Exercise
  • Aqua Spin Classes
  • Hempfield recCenter Swim Programs
  • SwimAmerica®
  • Private Swimming Lessons
  • Aqua Tots
  • AQUA Stand Up®
  • Lap Swimming
  • Family Swim
  • American Red Cross Trainings
  • Scuba
  • Parties/Facility Rentals

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:

  • Membership – Includes pool & fitness
  • Combination Gold – Includes tennis, fitness & pool
  • Teen Fitness & Pool membership
  • 10-Visit Punch Card
  • Pay as you go: $10 per person


Cancellations & Closings

  • Sept 18 - Our indoor pool will close at 6:30 pm for a special event.
  • Sept 19 - Our indoor pool will close at 4:30 pm for our TRI for Fun event.
  • Sept 20 - Our indoor pool will OPEN at 10:00 am due to our TRI for Life event.