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Aycock Rec. Center’s Annual Fall Festival to Offer Family Fun

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

Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department’s 2019 Fall Festival for families will kick-off the fall season with traditional games, hayrides, bounce house, music, festival snacks, a haunted trail and the “famous haunted house.”

This event will be held at Aycock Recreation Center, 307 Carey Chapel Rd. in Henderson, on Thursday, October 17, 2019, from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. Come and join the community for a night of family fun.

For more information, please contact Crystal Allen at 252.431.6091 ([email protected]).

Aycock Rec. Center to Expand Offering of Fall Swim Lessons

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

Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks will offer fall swim lessons at the Aycock Recreation Center for ages 3 – adults on six consecutive Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays beginning the week of September 10.

The fee for the series of lessons is $30.

For additional information, including class times by age and registration deadlines, please see the posted flyer below.

Contact:

Lauren Newlin, Aquatics Program Supervisor

[email protected] ~ (252) 438-3160

http://ci.henderson.nc.us/departments/recreation-and-parks/

Aycock Rec. Center to Offer Thurs. Evening Beginning Yoga Classes

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

Beginning Yoga classes will be held in the Aycock Recreation Center’s Multipurpose Room on Thursday evenings from 6:15 to  7 p.m. Classes begin Thursday, September 5 and end Thursday, November 21, 2019. Class will not be held Thursday, October 17.

These sessions are based on basic Yoga techniques that inspire physical, mental and spiritual peace from within through balance, stretching and breathing.

Please bring your own Yoga mat.

The fee is $1 for members and $2 for non-members. Class instructor is Beryle Lewis.

For more information, please contact Lauren Newlin at (252) 438-3160 or [email protected]

Aycock Rec. Center to Reopen Next Week, Dedication Ceremony to Follow

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

Aycock Recreation Center will reopen on Tuesday, September 3, with the gym scheduled to reopen on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

The Rec. Center has been closed, with the exception of the outdoor track, since July 26 for upgrades including replacement of the gym floor.

A dedication ceremony for the upgraded facility will be held on Thursday, September 12 at 12 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Aycock Rec. Center is located at 307 Carey Chapel Rd in Henderson.

Aycock Rec. Center Offering Step Aerobics Class

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

The Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department will offer Step Aerobics in the Aycock Recreation Center’s Multi-Purpose Room on Wednesdays from September 4 – November 20, 2019.

Step Aerobics is a 45-minute high energy fitness class that will be offered from 6:15 to 7 p.m. This class is great for beginners or those looking to get back into the swing of fitness.

Fee: $1 for members, $2 for non-members.

For more information, please contact Lauren Newlin at 252.438.3160 ([email protected]).

Aycock Rec. Center to Offer Fall Water Aerobics Classes

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

The Aycock Recreation Center will offer fall water aerobics classes for both swimmers and non-swimmers alike beginning September 3 and ending December 13, 2019. Classes will not be held October 17, 21-25; November 11, 28-29.

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 members and $2 for non-members.

Contact:

Lauren Newlin, Aquatics Program Supervisor

[email protected] ~ (252) 438-3160

http://ci.henderson.nc.us/departments/recreation-and-parks/

City Council Approves $126K Contract for Aycock Rec. Center Gym

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In a special called meeting held July 25, Henderson City Council members authorized the award of a $126,172.25 construction contract to Sport Court Carolina, Inc. for the Aycock Recreation Center Gym Floor Replacement Project.

On June 10, 2019, the Council authorized the expenditure of funds for the replacement of the Aycock Recreation Center gym floor as part of the 2020 Fiscal Year budget.

The project includes 12,800 square feet of removal and replacement of gym flooring.

Flooring renovations include adding durable composite material with a wood appearance. The composite will have a 5 mm pad underneath to allow for bounce, with another hardened composite base under the pad.

According to reports, the gym floor will be the darker of the composite tiles shown below, with the center court and lanes consisting of the lighter composite.

The project was first open for bids on July 8, 2019. With no bids being made, the project was re-bid July 18, 2019, and the low bidder was Sport Court with a bid of $126,172.25.

The only other bid was Synergy Building Group at $148,500.

Aycock Rec. Center has announced that they will be closed for renovations beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 26 and will reopen on Saturday, August 31, 2019.

The outdoor track will still be available for use.

On June 10, 2019, the Henderson City Council authorized the expenditure of funds for the replacement of the Aycock Recreation Center gym floor as part of the 2020 Fiscal Year budget. The project includes 12,800 square feet of removal and replacement of gym flooring. Flooring renovations include adding durable composite material with a wood appearance.

Facility Upgrades to Close Aycock Rec. Center Through August

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

The Aycock Recreation Center will be closed beginning Saturday, July 27 and reopening on Saturday, August 31, 2019.

On Friday, July 26, the center will close at 6 p.m.

During this closure, we will be making upgrades to the facility. Patrons may still utilize the outdoor walking track.

For more information, please contact Tara Goolsby at (252) 438-3948 or [email protected]

 

Aycock Rec. Center to Offer Fast-Track Afternoon Swim Lessons

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

Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks will offer afternoon/evening fast-track swim lessons at the Aycock Recreation Center for youth ages 3 – 13 years old. Lessons will be held on July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 & 24.

The fee for the series of six lessons is $30. Registration forms and fees are due by Friday, July 5.

For additional information, including class times by age, please see the posted flyer below.

Contact:

Lauren Newlin, Aquatics Program Supervisor

[email protected] ~ (252) 438-3160

Aycock Rec. Center to Offer Youth Fast-Track Summer Swim Lessons

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

Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks will offer morning fast-track swim lessons at the Aycock Recreation Center for youth ages 6 months – 13 years old. Lessons will be held on June 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 and 27.

The fee for the series of six lessons is $30. Registration forms and fees are due by Tuesday, June 11.

For additional information, including class times by age, please see the posted flyer below.

Contact:

Lauren Newlin, Aquatics Program Supervisor

[email protected] ~ (252) 438-3160