Last Updated: February 11, 2016

Harrington Parks & Recreation Department Procedure

*All accounts and registration fees from past or current programs must be in good standing in order to register for a new program.
*All fees are non-refundable.

*If any registrations are accepted after the deadline, there will be a $10 late fee per participant applied. This applies to all programs.

Office Hours

Monday ~ Thursday
114 East Liberty St
Harrington, DE 19952
phone 302-398-7975
fax 302-398-7945
**When visiting the Recreation Center, please do not park in front of the open gate. This blocks cars in and out of the parking lot.

Little Spartans Basketball





10-12 year old SCHEDULE


Pop Warner Football and Cheer


YOUTH Indoor Field Hockey

Registrations are being accepted for YOUTH Indoor Field Hockey.  This is an instructional program for grades K - 5 to be held at the recreation center during the month of MARCH.  Classes will be held on Mondays from 6:00-7:00pm.  Cost:  $75 w/equipment; $50 for registration only.

Spring Soccer

Registration for SPRING SOCCER will be from January 4 through February 26, 2016.  We offer tot soccer (ages 2 & 3), through the U12 age division.  You can stop by the office during business hours any day until the deadline, (February 26, 2016) or print a registration form from this website and mail it in with payment.  Cost: $65 for first player in family, $55 for the second player in the family, $45 for each additional player in the family.  TOT soccer is $45.  No requests will be taken in the U10 & U12 age divisions in order to try and maintain fair and equal play.  Any requests in the younger age divisions are on a first come first serve basis.  Please note requests are not a guarantee.


Registrations will be taken from January 4th ~ March 31, 2016 or classes fill, whichever comes first.  This program is for children ages 6 to 15 years old and is limited to the first 30 registered participants per class.  These classes focus on the instruction of different types of jumps and tumbles of cheer as well as safety and motions of cheer and dance.  Cheernastics will also cover techniques with stunting, basing and flying.  The cost is $75.00.

Basic Tumbling & Gymnastics

Registrations for basic tumbling & gymnastics will be from January 4th ~ March 31, 2016 or classes fill, whichever comes first.  This program is for children ages 4 ~ 9 years old and is limited to the first 30 registered participants.  Classes begin in April and end in June.  Classes will teach the proper techniques in tumbling, jumps, and motions.  The cost is $60 and all classes will be held at HPR.

Beyond the Movement Dance

  This is a 10 month program with a recital at the end of the program year.  Classes are held weekly at our dance studio.  This is an instructional program that places emphasis on the art of dance and the whimsy of childhood.  The dance program not only focuses on the technical aspect of dance but the personal growth of our dancers as well. 

Classes offered are: Monday~Intermediate to Ballet, Beginner Ballet, Musical Theater.  Tuesday~Intro to Ballet & Tap 1, Intermediate Hip-Hop, Tap1.  Wednesday~Creative Movement for Tots, Intro Ballet/Tap2, Jazz, Adult Jazz Days (TBA).  Thursday~Intermediate Ballet, Pre-Point Ballet, NEW: Teen~Adult BALLET (6:45-7:30pm).

One time Registration Fee $40.00, ($15.00 + $25.00 Costume Deposit).

Creative Movement for Tots ~ $45.00 per month.

Intermediate Ballet, (2 night classes per week), $80.00 per month. *Add Pre~Point $100.00 per month.

1 Regular Class ~ $55.00 per month.

2 Classes ~ $90.00 per month.   ($110.00 if one of the classes is Intermediate Ballet).

3 Classes ~ $120.00 per month.  ($140.00 if one of the classes is Intermediate Ballet).

4 Classes ~ $140.00 per month.  ($160.00 if one of the classes is Intermediate Ballet).



Adult Fitness

The Harrington Parks & Recreation Center will be open for any adult wishing to get out of the elements and walk. Treadmills, Nautilus Machines, exercise bikes and elipticals are available for use also. Adults will be able to use the center Monday through Friday while we are open. All participants must be 18 years of age or older and sign a registration form and provide valid ID before using fitness room or gym. Registration for the fitness program is $50/person and $75/couple annually. If you have any questions please call our office at 398-7975.

Ladies Fit CLasses

Dance Fitness Classes will begin on Saturday, January 16th for 8 weeks and finish on Saturday, March 12th from 9:45~10:30am at the Recreation Center.  (NO CLASS ON FEBRUARY 27th). Each Session is $5.00 or you can pay $35 up front and get one week free.

Harrington Christmas Parade

Thank you to everyone who came out to participate or watch the annual Harrington Christmas Parade on Friday evening.   The participants entries were above and beyond our expectations.  The lights and creativity were stunning.  We truly appreciate all of your support for HPR and the City of Harrington.  Click on the link below to see the results of the Christmas Parade.

Harrington Christmas Parade RESULTS

Harrington Christmas Parade RESULTS (PDF)



Come and join us for our annual Golf Tournament on Friday, May 20, 2016.  We have started taking registrations for foursomes for that day.  Registration is limited to the first 25 teams.  The tournament will be held at Jonathan's Landing Golf Course in Magnolia, DE.  The cost is $300.00 per foursome, ($80.00 for individuals), and the deadline for entry is May 13, 2016.  Fee includes golf, cart, open range and luncheon.  Awards, prizes and luncheon will take place after play.  For more information or to register, please contact Bill Falasco at the office at 398-7975 x103.

Pop Warner Football and Cheer Meetings

The monthly Executive Board Meeting for Pop Warner Football and Cheer will be at 6:oopm, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, at the Rec center.   Meetings will be open to the public after the executive session around 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend if they wish.

HELP THE First State Animal Center & SPCA AT HPR!!!

The Harrington Parks and Recreation Center is helping the First State Animal Center & SPCA by collecting items on their wish list. The First State Animal Center & SPCA struggles to keep up with the flow of animals, attempting to provide for their health needs and physical comfort. In order to assist the animals at this time, they are asking for your help.
Please consider helping in whatever capacity you are able. The staff, volunteers and animals will love you for it. Remember, together we can create miracles.
For information on volunteering or becoming a foster family please call the shelter at 302-698-3006. For information on adopting a new pet, please visit the animals at the shelter, 32 Shelter Circle, Camden, DE. “They” will direct you from there…..

Wish List


Parrot Food/Toys, Rubbing Alcohol, Dish Liquid, Bleach, Detergent, Paper Towels, Blankets, Cloth Towels, Rabbit Hay & Food, XL Trash Bags, CatScratch Boards, Cat/Dog Toys, Cotton Balls, Ferret Food/Toys, Leashes/Collars, Hand Soap, Dog/Cat Treats, Kitty Litter, Kiddie Pools

You can drop off any of the items listed on the wish list in the collection box at the Recreation Center.
Thank you for your help!!!!

Upcoming Events

Monday, Feb 15
Lake 6 Hockey6:00pm
Lake 2 Hockey7:00pm
Lake 3 Hockey8:00pm

For a complete calendar listing, click here!