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Register Now for H-V Rec & Parks Youth Summer Camp

-Information courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

Looking for a great place for summer activities for youth ages 5-13? Register for the Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Summer Camp 2019. Camp will be held from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday from June 10 – August 9, 2019, at the Aycock Recreation Center in Henderson.

Lunch will be provided weeks 2-8. Cost is $50 a week per child. Registration is underway; preregistration and pre-payment required.

5-year-old participants must have completed Kindergarten.

If you have any questions, please contact Tara Goolsby at 252.438.3948 or [email protected]

 

H-V Job Readiness Program Offers Youth Summer Employment Opportunities

-Information courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

The Henderson-Vance Job Readiness Program offers Vance County teenagers ages 14-18 job training and possible job opportunities.

All applicants must be enrolled in school and must register for and attend three days of unpaid training on June 17-19, 2019. The training will teach the job skills needed for HVRPD’s summer youth employment opportunities.

Please register at the Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Road in Henderson.

Please contact Shantel Hargrove at 252.430.0382 or [email protected]  or Gregory Kelly at 252.431.6099 or [email protected] for more information.

Aycock Rec Center Offering Free Arthritis Exercise Class

-Information courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

Aycock Rec Center’s Arthritis Exercise Class is a FREE low-impact, joint-safe program developed for people with arthritis. This class is suitable for every fitness level and has been proven to decrease pain and stiffness while increasing flexibility and range of motion.

Classes will be held at the Aycock Rec Center from 2 until 3 p.m. each Monday and Thursday, May 30 – July 25, 2019. Classes will not be held on July 4 or July 22.

Space in the class is available on a first come, first serve basis with a limit of 15 participants.

For more information, please contact Crystal Allen at 252.431.6091 or [email protected]

The Aycock Rec Center is located at 307 Carey Chapel Road in Henderson, NC.

H-V Rec & Parks to Offer FREE Summer Swim Class for Children

-Information courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

2019 Annual Water Safety Awareness:  Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department will hold its Annual Water Safety Awareness session on Friday, May 10, 2019,  from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Aycock Recreation Center. Safety demonstrations, life jacket fitting and swim lesson level testing will be offered.

Please contact Lauren Newlin at (252) 438-3160 or [email protected] for more information.

Safe Summer Swim: Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department will offer a FREE swim program for children ages 5-13 years old. Classes will be divided into age groups of 5 to 7-year-olds, 8 to 10-year-olds and 11 to 13-year-olds. Classes will meet daily Monday, May 13 through Friday, May 17. Classes will be offered from 5:30 – 7 p.m. (30-minute session per class).

Anyone wishing to participate in the summer swim program must be present at the Annual Water Safety Awareness event taking place on Friday, May 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Aycock Recreation Center.

A drawing will take place following the event at 7:30 p.m. to pick winners for the free Safe Summer Swim Program (up to 20 participants will be picked for each age group).

Please contact Lauren Newlin at (252) 438-3160 or [email protected] for more information.

Aycock Rec. Center to Offer Free Classes in Honor of ‘Week of the Young Child’

-Information courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

In observance of “Week of the Young Child,” Aycock Recreation Center will be offering Water Aerobics, Slide N Glide, Beginning Yoga, Hip Hop Water Aerobics and Open Swim free of charge during the week of Monday, April 8 – Friday, April 12, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact Tara Goolsby at (252) 438-3948 or email [email protected]

Rec. Baseball & Softball Opening Ceremony/Picture Day to Honor Local Youth

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

Henderson Vance Recreation & Parks will hold the 2019 Baseball and Softball Opening Ceremony/Picture Day on Saturday, April 13, 2019, beginning at 10 a.m. This event will be held at the George Watkins Field #3 at the Aycock Recreation Complex, 307 Carey Chapel Rd. in Henderson.

This recognition/celebration will honor youth baseball/softball players, coaches, parents and sponsors. The entire community is invited to come out and support local youth.

Rain date will be Monday, April 15 at 7 p.m.

For more information, please contact Steve Osborne at 252.438.2670 or [email protected] or Victor Hunt at 252.438.3408 or [email protected]

H-V Recreation & Parks to Hold Upcoming Egg Hunt at Two Locations

Information and flyer courtesy the Henderson Vance Recreation and Parks’ Facebook page

The Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department’s Egg Hunt will be held at two locations this year: Aycock Recreation Center and Davis Street Park on Saturday, April 6, 2019, from 10 a.m. until all eggs are gone!

For more information, please contact Crystal Allen at (252) 431-6091 or [email protected]

Aycock Rec. Center to Offer Spring Water Aerobics Classes

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

The Aycock Recreation Center will offer spring water aerobics classes for both swimmers and non-swimmers alike beginning April 1 and ending June 28, 2019. Classes will not be held April 19 or May 27.

Classes will combine low and high impact exercises with a focus on strength building, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and having fun!

Classes will be offered Monday – Wednesday – Friday from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; Tuesday – Thursday from 7:15 to 8 p.m.

Cost is $1 for monthly pass members and $2 for non-members.

Contact:

Lauren Newlin, Aquatics Program Supervisor

[email protected] ~ (252) 438-3160

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Registration Deadline for Adult Winter Basketball Extended!

-Information and flyer courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department announces the return of adult winter basketball for 2019. This league is designed for adults who enjoy the game of basketball. Games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday nights with game times depending on the number of teams that register.

The registration deadline has been extended to Friday, March 8, 2019! $420 entry fee per team.

Each team will be guaranteed at least eight regular season games. A double elimination tournament will follow the end of the regular season.

For more information, please contact Steve Osborne at 252.438.2670 or [email protected] or Victor Hunt at 252.438.3408 or [email protected]

Space Limited to 15 Participants in Free Arthritis Exercise Program

-Information courtesy Tara Goolsby, Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Facilities Supervisor, Aycock Recreation Center

The Aycock Recreation Center will be the site of an exercise program geared to those suffering from arthritis pain and stiffness. Courtesy of the Arthritis Foundation, this free 8-week program will be held on Mondays and Thursdays from 2 – 3 p.m. beginning March 18 and ending May 13, 2019. Classes will not be held on Thursday, April 18.

This program is low-impact and joint-safe and has been proven to decrease pain and stiffness while increasing flexibility and range of motion; suitable for every fitness level.

Space in the class is on a first come, first served basis with a limit of 15 people.

For more information, please contact Crystal Allen at (252) 431-6091 or [email protected]

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