Hempfield recCenter Swim Programs

Hempfield recCenter swimming programs are for everyone—babies and toddlers, competitive swimmers, members and nonmembers. We also offer swim programs through our national learn-to-swim program, SwimAmerica®. Contact Deb Pelen, Aquatics Director, at ext. 137, or dpelen@hempfieldrec.com for more information about any of our programs.

Aqua Tots

Designed to get tots, ages six months to three years (with parent/caregiver) acclimated to the water using games and songs. Fall classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays for four week periods or Saturdays for eight weeks. Babies should wear a swim diaper.

Register for Aqua Tots
Summer Session I (East Petersburg Pool)
Dates Day Time Price
Jul 7–Aug 11 Sa 11:30 am–12:00 pm $10 Pay As You Go
Fall Session I
Dates Days Time Code Price
Sept 11–Oct 4 Tu & Th 10:00–10:30 am (6 mo.–3yr) #90031 $86M/$96NM
Sept 29–Nov 17 Sa 9:00–9:30 am (6–18 mo.) #90044 $86M/$96NM
Sept 29–Nov 17 Sa 9:30–10:00 am (19–36 mo.) #90045 $86M/$96NM
Fall Session II
Dates Day Time Code Price
Oct 9–Nov 1 Tu & Th 10:00–10:30 am (6 mo.–3yr) #90035 $86M/$96NM
Nov 13–Dec 11 Tu & Th 10:00–10:30 am (6 mo.–3yr) #90042 $86M/$96NM

Hempfield High School Swim Team - Preseason

Preseason sessions are a conditioning practice that will focus on technique and endurance prior to the start of the high school swimming season.

Date Day Time Code Price
Oct 15–Nov 15 M thru Th 3:30–5:00 pm #89994 $130M/$150NM
Register for Adult Stroke Clinic

*NEW* Adult Stroke Clinic

For swimmers 18 and older who want to refine their strokes while swimming at their own pace. The focus is on technique—building good body mechanics that will improve efficiency in the water. All four strokes will be reviewed.

Must be able to swim four lengths of the pool.

Fall Session I
Dates Day Time Code Price
Oct 1–Oct 24 M & W 6:30–7:30 am #90019 $50M/$60NM
Fall Session II
Dates Day Time Code Price
Nov 5–Nov 28 M & W 6:30–7:30 am #90024 $50M/$60NM

Private Swim Lessons

Children and adults alike can benefit from swimming lessons given in a one-to-one, relaxed atmosphere or in a small group of friends. Lessons are available for all ages and ability levels, both recreational and competitive.

Lessons will be tailored to your ability level and can be scheduled to accommodate your needs.

For fees, scheduling and instructor availability, call Deb Pelen, Aquatics Director at 717-898-3102, ext. 137 or dpelen@hempfieldrec.com.


Cancellations & Closings

  • Oct 31 SwimAmerica™ class has been changed to Nov 5th