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Recreation and Sports Tourism Programs and Classes


Join us for art programs and events in your community.

Health & Fitness

Offers a wide variety of equipment for your fitness needs. Cardiovascular, free weight, and weight machines to suit all walks of life.

Open Gym

Looking for a little exercise, socialization and fun? Parks and Recreation offers Open Gym for adults and children.




Pickleball is a paddleball sport that combines elements of badminton, table tennis, and tennis

Signature Events

Throughout the year, City of Hickory Recreation hosts a variety of special events, festivals, and concerts.

Youth Programs

Our recreation programs help develop physical fitness, reduce stress and promote a positive use of leisure time.

City of Hickory

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

Life. Well Crafted.

Hickory is for doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, located between Charlotte and Asheville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along I-40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry, and quality.

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