When you join, you get this great decal for your car!

With annual membership, you will help financially support FVR’s efforts, can serve on committees to help steer FVR’s direction, will be notified via e-mail of workdays/meetings and be a part of making Valdese a better place to live and play.

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

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

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.