Contact Recreation

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


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

Adult Volleyball (free-play)

The Perquimans County Community Center gym will be open for adult volleyball on Wednesdays beginning November 5th through December 17th.  The time is 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm each night.  This is for men and women who are 18 or older.  There is no need to register just show up and play.  Enjoy the benefits of exercise while having fun.

**NEW** Yoga Class

Yoga will be offered on Wednesday mornings (beginning November 5th) from 9:00 am-10:15 am.  Cost per class is $5.00.  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.  Aerobics class will move the the multi-purpose room at Hertford Grammar School beginning Thursday, September 18, 2014. (603 Dobbs Street) HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:  No class on Veterans Day 11/11,  Thanksgiving Day 11/27, or during Christmas and New Years 12/23 through 1/1. 


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. HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:  No class 11/24, 12/22 and 12/29.


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! Class will move to Hertford Grammar School, in the multi-purpose room beginning Wednesday, September 17, 2014. (603 Dobbs Street)  HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:  No class 11/26, 12/24 and 12/31.

Watercolor Class-New session beginning in OCTOBER!!

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: October 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th, November 5th, 12th and a make-up session on November 19th.  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-  New session starting in OCTOBER!!

A six-week course will be offered at the Recreation Center from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM on the following Mondays:  October 6th, 13th, 20th, November 10th, 17th and 24th with a makeup day on December 1, 2014. 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 now registering for youth basketball for kids ages 4 to 15 years old (age as of 12/31/2014). Fee is $20.00. REGISTRATION DEADLINE is TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25th, 2014! If you have any questions call 426-5695.


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

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