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

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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 – 9:30 pm
    Saturday – Sunday 7:00 am – 6:30 pm
  • 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)
    12:00 pm –8:00 pm daily

*Please note, our indoor pool will be closed from August 27th to September 3 for deck repairs.

 

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
  • Hempfield RecCenter Swim Programs
  • SwimAmerica®
  • 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
  • Eight-Week Group Exercise Membership (includes 8-weeks of unlimited land and water programs)
  • Pay as you go: $10 per person

 

Cancellations & Closings

  • June 24 - The East Pete pool will open at 2:00 pm due to a mini swim meet.
  • Beginning June 20th - We're sorry. The baby pool at Hempfield recCenter is closed until further notice. We are searching for a permanent solution to provide safe traction in the baby pool. The feature pool at Hempfield recCenter, the indoor pool, and the pools at East Pete will be unaffected by this. We will communicate to you when this situation has been fixed! Thank you for your understanding.
  • Our indoor pool will close at 5:00 on the following dates to accommodate the Hempfield Stingrays Swim Team home meets: June 19, 21, 28 and July 10.
  • July 4 - Facility, tennis and gym open 7:00 am–7:00 pm • Fitness Center 7:00 am–1:00 pm • Lap swimming and private lessons 7:00 am–12:00 pm • Family Swim 12:00–6:30 pm
  • July 10 - Hempfield recCenter pool will close at 5:00 pm for home swim meet.
  • July 17 - East Pete pool and Hempfield recCenter pools will close at 5:00 pm for home swim meets.
  • July 21 - East Pete Frog host Div. Swim Meet - East Pete pool open to membership 4:00–8:00 pm