Contact Recreation

Howard Williams
P.O. Box 538 / 310 Granby Street
Hertford, NC 27944
Fax: (252)426-7684

Latest Events

Mon Jul 06 @ 7:00PM -
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Tue Jul 14 @ 7:00PM -
Planning Board Meeting
Mon Jul 20 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Commissioners Work Session
Thu Jul 23 @ 5:30PM -
Social Services Board Meeting
Mon Aug 03 @ 7:00PM -
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Tue Aug 11 @ 7:00PM -
Planning Board Meeting
Thu Aug 13 @ 8:00AM -
Soil & Water Conservation Meeting
Mon Aug 17 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Commissioners Work Session
Thu Aug 27 @ 5:30PM -
Social Services Board Meeting


Perquimans County Recreation Facilities

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Perquimans County Community Center (located on Granby Street, Hertford)
  • Walking trail around the center on Granby Street with a .9 mile loop.
  • Perquimans County Tennis Courts/Basketball Court (located on Grubb Street, Hertford)
  • Perquimans County Athletic Fields (located on Wiggins Road, Winfall)
  • Perquimans County Basketball Court (located on King Street, Hertford)
  • Camping Platforms (Bear Garden, Cypress Woods, Mill Creek)

Adult Activities

Gentle Yoga

A gentle form of yoga geared to mature adults will be offered on Tuesday and Thursdays from 9:00 am- 10:30 am.  Instructor Harriet Marquit will lead the class that is for beginner to intermediate students.  Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat if you have one.  There is no charge for the class however donations are welcomed.  For more information call 426-5695.

Yoga Class

Yoga will be offered on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 am-10:30 am. Cost per class is $10.00. Class is open to everybody and no prior experience is necessary.  Class will help strengthen muscles, increase flexibility and encourage a greater sense of balance.  If you have any further questions please call the instructor Heidi Prewett at 609-865-1921.

Aerobic Kickboxing Class

Aerobic kickboxing classes will be offered on Tuesday's and Thursday's from 6:00 pm-7:15 p.m. Please bring an exercise mat and water. Cost per class is $2.50.  For more information contact the Perquimans County Recreation Department at 426-5695.  Class will return the the Recreation Center on Tuesday, May 12th.


ZUMBA is a Latin-music based cardio workout that will burn lots of calories! Monday class is from 6-7 pm, cost is $5.00 per class. Cynthia Elliott, a certified instructor will lead you through this fun workout to help reduce stress, burn fat, build endurance and tone muscles. Bring water, a small towel and wear comfortable shoes. If you have any questions please call the recreation department 426-5695. 


Pilates is a method of body conditioning that is a system of stretching and strengthening exercises developed over 90 years ago by Joseph Pilate. It strengthens and tones muscles, improves posture, provides flexibility and balance, unites body and mind , and creates a more streamlined shape. Class is Monday and Friday mornings from 9:15 am-10 am, cost is $5.00 per class. Please bring a mat. No class Friday, July 3rd.

Strength Training & Toning Class

Strength training and toning class will be offered on Wednesdays from 6 pm to 7 pm. Cost is $2.50 per class.  Class may include leg work with resistance bands, squats, leg lifts, planks, push-ups and more.  It is a total body workout with no routine to learn! Class will return to the Recreation Center on Wednesday, May 13th.

Watercolor Class- Next class will be in the fall of 2015, please check back.

A six-week course teaching watercolor to beginners and intermediates will be offered at the Recreation Center from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm on Wednesdays.  Fee is $95.

The focus for class will be the elements of design-line, value, color, texture, shape, size and direction.  The instructor, Margi Wynn had been seriously studying and painting in watercolors for the past 24 years.  She has taught at George Mason University, Fairfax VA, as well as Dallas TX and Chesapeake VA.  She was also recently the first place winner in Arts of the Albemarle's Landmark Show.  To register or for further information call Margi at 426-5112 or email

Drawing & Painting Basics-  Next class will be in the fall of 2015, please check back.

A six-week course will be offered at the Recreation Center from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays. Fee is $90.  A materials list will be provided to enrollees prior to the start of class.

Class is designed for new students and students who want to expand their skills.  Instructor Annemarie Pomp has over 30 years classroom experience and had developed this class to help the aspiring artist learn how to develop basic skills.  To register please contact the instructor at 252-426-2012 or


Youth Activities

Registration forms for youth sports may be printed and returned to the recreation department (PO Box 538, Hertford, NC  27944) or forms are available at the recreation department (310 Granby Street, Hertford).  If you have any questions please call 426-5695.


Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp

The Perquimans County Recreation Department will be hosting British Soccer Camp July 20th through 24th.

8:00 am-9:00 am     First Kicks     3-4 years     $87.00

9:00 am-10:30 am     Mini Soccer     4-5 years     $100.00

9:00 am-12:00 pm     Half Day     6-14 years     $127.00     Also, new this year is an option for kids registered for the half day camp who are 8-14 years old to a register for a bonus Golden Goal camp from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm for $45.00.

To register or for more information visit

Summer Youth Basketball Camp

Greener by LED will host a FREE basketball camp at the Perquimans County Recreation Center from June 15th until July 15th for kids ages 8 to 18 years old.  Camp will be on Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM.  The program is designed to teach players the basic fundamentals of basketball including dribbling, shooting, defensive drills, and layups.  For more information please call coach Tony Riddick at 919-225-5901. No camp on Friday, July 3rd for the Independence Day Holiday.

Youth Archery Camp

Archery Camp will be held at the Perquimans County Community Center, August 10-14 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Camp is designed for kids 8 to 20 years old and will include basic through advanced instruction.  Fee is $75.00.  Instruction will consist of safety, familiarization and proper utilization of archery equipment and proper shooting form.  Classes will be a combination of demonstrations and shooting.  All equipment will be furnished however students may use their own equipment following a safety check by an instructor.  Instructors are USA Archery Certified, insured and have current successful background investigations.  Registrations may be completed at the Recreation Department, DEADLINE to register is 8/6/2015.  For more information call William Williams at 252-339-4553.



Registration Dates: These are registration dates only, not when games are played.

Girls Volleyball Ages 8-12 February & July
Soccer Ages 4-12 February & July
Baseball/T-ball Ages 4-8 & 13-17 March
Softball/T-ball Ages 4-17 March
Football Ages 7-12 July
Basketball Ages 4-12 October

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