Hempfield recCenter Swim Programs

Hempfield recCenter swimming programs are for everyone—babies and toddlers, competitive swimmers, members and non-members. We also offer swim programs through our national learn-to-swim program, Swim America. Contact Deb Pelen, Aquatics Director, at ext. 37, or dpelen@hempfieldrec.com for more information about any of our programs.

Aqua Tots

This program is designed to get children six months to three years old (with a parent/caregiver) acclimated to the water using games and songs.

*Please note: parents with children under one year old must call Hempfield Rec Center at 717-898-3102 or register in-person.

**Saturday, Session Two: No class March 31

Register for Aqua Tots
Session I
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-Member)
Jan. 9 - Feb. 1 T/Th 10:00-10:30 (6-36mos) #52823 $86M/$96NM
Jan. 6 - Feb. 24 Sa 9:00-9:30 (6-18mos) #53493 $86M/$96NM
Jan. 6 - Feb. 24 Sa 9:30-10:00 (19-36mos) #53496 $86M/$96NM
Session II
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-Member)
Feb. 13 - Mar. 8 T/Th 10:00-10:30 (6-36mos) #52823 $86M/$96NM
Mar. 10 - May 5 Sa 9:00-9:30 (6-18mos) #53494 $86M/$96NM
Mar. 10 - May 5 Sa 9:30-10:00 (19-36mos) #53495 $86M/$96NM
Session III
Day Date Time Code Price (Member/Non-Member)
Mar. 20 - Apr. 12 T/Th 10:00-10:30 (6-36mos) #52380 $86M/$96NM
Session IV
Dates Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-Member)
Apr. 17 - May 10 Tu/Th 10:00-10:30 (6-36mos) #52834 $86M/$96NM

HHS Competitive Swimming Program

Hempfield High School will utilize our pool M–F, 3:30–5:30 pm Nov 10 thru March, 14. During this time, one lap lane will be available. There will be no family/open Swim nor evening water aerobics time during this period.

Home meet schedule  – 12/12, 12/14, 1/9, 1/23.  Pool closes at 6:30 and will not reopen.

Away meets: 1/3, 1/9, 1/12, 1/16, 1/30, lap swimming (up to three lanes) available from 3:30–5:30 pm.

Private Swim Lessons

Lessons are available for all ages and ability levels—for both recreational and competitive swimmers. Lessons are tailored to your ability level and scheduled to accommodate your needs.

1/2 hr. class $27
Series of six 1/2 hr. classes $146

To schedule lessons, please call Deb at 717-898-3102, ext. 37.


Cancellations & Closings

  • March 18th Pool Closing 2:00 pm for Patrick McGrath Swim Meet
  • March 19th 9:00 am SilverSneakers® Circuit class is canceled
  • March 26th 9:00 am SilverSneakers® Circuit & 10:00 am SilverSneakers® Classic classes are canceled.
  • April 1st Easter Sunday CLOSED
  • 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