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Hickory recreation center updates

Hickory recreation center updates

May 28, 2021 | Parks , Recreation & Sports Tourism

The City of Hickory Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Department announces the following operational updates:

Highland Recreation Center is now open for free play basketball. For a calendar of open gym times, please visit

Starting on June 5, Highland Recreation Center will expand its weekend hours to be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

On June 1, Neill Clark Recreation Center will reopen to the public and will operate Tuesday and Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Also beginning on June 1, Brown Penn Recreation Center will reopen to youth ages 15 and under. The center will operate Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information about Hickory recreation centers and activities, please visit or call 828-322-7046.


City of Hickory

76 North Center Street
Hickory, North Carolina 28601
Phone: (828) 323-7400
Fax: (828) 323-7550



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