Contact Recreation

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

Latest Events

Thu Jul 24 @ 5:30PM -
Social Services Board Meeting
Mon Aug 04 @ 7:00PM -
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Tue Aug 12 @ 7:00PM -
Planning Board Meeting
Thu Aug 14 @ 8:00AM -
Soil & Water Conservation Meeting
Mon Aug 18 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Commissioners Work Session
Thu Aug 28 @ 5:30PM -
Social Services Board Meeting
Mon Sep 01
Offices Closed - Labor Day
Mon Sep 01 @ 7:00PM -
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Tue Sep 09 @ 7:00PM -
Planning Board Meeting
Mon Sep 15 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Commissioners Work Session


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

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. 


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 9-10 am, cost is $5.00 per class. Please bring a mat.

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!

Watercolor Class

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 the following Wednesdays: April 2nd, 16th, 23rd, 30th, May 7th, and 28th.  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.  To register or for further information call Margi at 426-5112.

Drawing & Painting Basics-  New session starting in May!!

A six-week course will be offered at the Recreation Center from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM on the following Mondays:  May 5th, 12th, 19th, June 2nd, 9th and 16th with a makeup day on June 23rd. 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


The open studio is sponsored by the Perquimans Arts League for artists who are experienced in the basics of their medium and need a time and a place to be creative and work.  It will be held one Monday each month at the Perquimans Recreation Center:  July 21st & August 18th. Sessions will run from 10:30 am until...., bring all your painting supplies and pack a lunch so you may enjoy the opportunity to work along with the companionship of other artists.  If you are interested in signing up, email Annemarie Pomp at


Youth Activities

Registration forms for youth sports may be printed and returned to the recreation department or completed at the recreation department.  If you have any questions please call 426-5695.


We are currently registering for youth football ages 7-12 years old (age as of 7/31/2014).  Cost is $30.00.  Registration Deadline is FRIDAY, AUGUST 8th. Birth certificates are required for registration.


We are currently registering for girls fall volleyball for kids 8 to 12 years old (age as of 8/31/2014).  Cost is $20.00.  Deadline to register is Wednesday, August 20th! Knee pads are REQUIRED for ALL PRACTICES and GAMES.


We are currently registering for co-ed soccer for kids ages 4 to 12 years old (age as of 8/31/2014).  Cost is $20.00.  Deadline to register is Wednesday, August 20th! Shin guards are REQUIRED for ALL PRACTICES and GAMES.


Sunday, July 20th from 5:00 pm until 6:00 pm, Challenger Sports will offer a FREE soccer clinic for kids ages 4 to 16 years. Please bring your own soccer ball and a drink to this session. Everyone is welcome, no need to pre-register, just show up on Sunday!!


Soccer camp (pre-registration required) will be held at the Recreation Center from July 21st through 25th.

Ages 4-6 years     $100     9:00-10:30 am

Ages 7-9 years     $123     9:00-12:00 pm

Ages 10-13 years     $123     5:30-8:30 pm

Ages 14-18 years     $123     5:30-8:30 pm

Register at .  FREE online jersey offer through 6/6/2014.  Camp includes FREE ball & t-shirt.

Perquimans Volleyball Camp

Volleyball camp will be held at the Perquimans County Community Center July 28, 29 & 30.  For girls ages 8-10 years (9 am-10:30 am) and ages 11-14 (10:30 am-12:00 pm).  Cost for camp is $35.00 with a t-shirt included (checks should be made payable to Kristie Thach). Camp is aimed at teaching basic fundamental volleyball skills to beginner and intermediate players.  Players will learn the individual and team skills needed to be successful volleyball players.

To register see Mrs. Thach or visit the recreation department (forms may also be downloaded from the link below).

Basketball Camp

Coaches Tony Riddick and Aaron Burke will be offering a FREE basketball clinic for kids ages 8 to 12.  Camp will be from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on the following dates:  July 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 25th,  August 4th, 6th and 8th.


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 & 13-18 March
Softball/T-ball Ages 4-12 March
Football Ages 7-12 July
Basketball Ages 4-12 October
Cheerleading Ages 7-12 July & October

Printable Registration Forms

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