With annual membership, you

  • will help financially support FVR’s efforts to enhance Parks and Recreation in Valdese (accomplishments)
  • can serve on committees to help steer FVR’s direction
  • will be notified via e-mail and postal mailings of workdays, meetings and events

No membership obligations except to be in good standing with dues.

  • $10 – Individual
  • $25 – Family
  • $120 – Club/Company
  • $500 – Lifetime

MembershipApplication– Print and Mail Form with Check

Or submit your membership payment via PayPal and include your details (name, mailing address, e-mail).


On your application, tell us in which areas you would like to volunteer

  • Workdays – trash clean-up, trail clearing, manual labor
  • Young at Heart Committee (planning events for Seniors)
  • Beautification/Garden Committee
  • Athletics – list if specific sport interest –
  • Programs – exercise, nutrition, any educational topic
  • Fundraising
  • Other area you would like to focus on or talent you have – list here…….

Current Members


Support Friends of the Valdese Rec’s mission by leaving us a bequest. A bequest is a gift made to charity in your will or trust. Below is some basic bequest language to assist you and your attorney.

I hereby, give, devise and bequeath $_______ or _____% of the remainder of my estate to Friends of the Valdese Rec, Inc. , a non-profit organization located in Valdese, NC, Federal Tax ID #47-3614341, to be used for its general purposes.

Support the Valdese Torpedo Swim Team by shopping at SwimOutlet. 8% of all purchases made thought the starting link go to the team. Valdese Torpedo Swim Team is a kid’s summer league led by the Valdese Recreation Department. Signups usually start in April and practice in late May.