Contact Recreation

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

Latest Events

Wed Apr 16 @ 9:00AM -
Social Services Board Meeting
Fri Apr 18
Offices Closes - Good Friday
Mon Apr 21 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Commissioners Work Session
Mon May 05 @ 7:00PM -
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Tue May 13 @ 7:00PM -
Planning Board Meeting
Mon May 19 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Commissioners Work Session
Wed May 21 @ 9:00AM -
Social Services Board Meeting
Mon May 26
Offices Closed - Memorial Day
Mon Jun 02 @ 7:00PM -
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Tue Jun 10 @ 7:00PM -
Planning 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

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 move to Hertford Grammar School located at 603 Dobbs Street, in the multi-purpose room, beginning Tuesday, September 24th.


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 at Hertford Grammar School (603 Dobbs Street) in the multi-purpose room. 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 had been canceled for today, 4/9/2014!

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 Friday each month at the Perquimans Recreation Center:  May 30th and June 27th.  Sessions will run from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, 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.

Softball/ T-Ball

We are now registering for t-ball and softball for girls ages 4 to 16 year old.  PLAYING AGE FOR GIRLS IS DETERMINED AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2013. Players are group in the following age groups:  t-ball ages 4 to 6 years old, coach pitch ages 7 & 8 years old, 10 & under, 12 & under and 16 & under.  Registration fee is $20.  Deadline to register is Thursday, April 10, 2014!

Baseball/ T-Ball

We are now registering for boys t-ball(ages 4-6), coach pitch(ages 7 & 8) and 13-15 year old baseball. PLAYING AGE FOR BOYS IS DETERMINED AS OF APRIL 30, 2014. Registration fee is $20.  Deadline to register is Thursday, April 10, 2014!



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

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