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.
Monday ~ Thursday
114 East Liberty St
Harrington, DE 19952
**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.
Easter Egg Hunt
The City of Harrington Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 4th, 10:00am at Saint Bernadette's Church. We will gather on the grass lot on the corner of Dixon and Liberty Street. Children between the ages of 1 and 10 years old are invited to participate.
Dodge Ball Mania
HPR is having Dodge Ball Tournament beginning at 9:00am on Saturday, April 25th at W.T. Chipman Middle School. Each team may have up to 8 participants on their roster, but only 6 can be on the court at a time. The top 4 teams will advance to the playoffs. The Championship game is best two out of three. Participants must be 16 years of age. Fee: $150.00 per team. Contact HPR at 398-7975
Harrington is having a Community Garden this summer. All vegetables are free to everyone who comes out and helps us with this worthwhile cause. If you are interested in working to help maintain the garden, please contact HPR.
Pop Warner Football and Cheer
Registrations for Pop Warner and Cheer will be held at HARRINGTON PARKS AND RECREATION, on Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 5-7pm. This is a paperwork registration only. On April 18th, you MUST HAVE the following completed POP WARNER REGISTRATION FORMS FROM THE HENLOPEN POP WARNER WEBSITE: Contract, Consent, Permission/Waiver, and Medical History. You must also bring from THIS WEBSITE: HPR Waiver, a copy of their Birth Certificate, and a CURRENT wallet size Photo. WE CANNOT ACCEPT ANY FORMS WITHOUT THESE TWO FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION. Only a legal parent/guardian can sign the paperwork for the participants. Registrations are on a first come first serve basis. No registrations will be accepted before April 18, 2015.
We are now accepting registrations for our tennis program. This is offered for children from 7 to 13 years old. Classes will be held at the Lake Forest High School tennis courts on Mondays & Wednesdays beginning the end of May for four weeks. The cost is $50 per person. If you need to order a racket there is an additional $15 charge. Registration deadline is May 18th. A $10 late fee will be applied after the deadline.
The Harrington Farmer's Market will be open every Saturday from May 16th through September 19th, 2015. The market is open from 9am-1pm and is located on Commerce Street. The Farmer's Market is a great way to enjoy fresh produce and products while supporting local farmers and businesses! We are currently seeking vendors for the market. Flowers, shrub, home crafted items, baked goods, and breads are always welcome. The vendor application can be found in the blue menu on our home page.
ANNUAL GOLF TOURNEY
Come and join us for our Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, May 15, 2015. We have started taking registrations for foursomes that day. Registrations are limited to the first 25 teams. The tournament will be held at Jonathan's Landing Golf Course in Magnolia, DE. The Cost: $300.00 per foursome and the deadline is May 8, 2015. 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 HPR, 398-7975.
Harrington Heritage Day
Heritage Day is Saturday, August 29, 2015. We are taking vendor registrations for this event.The FORMS can be found on the menu under REGISTRATIONS.
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
CLASSES ARE ONGOING.. Burn up to 1500 calories in 45 minutes listening to music from great hop hop artists like Beyonce and Rhianna. Yoga mats are optional, (but are helpful when you are on your knees). Learn new dance steps and have fun while you get fit! These classes are designed for women to work their bodies in a fun way. CLASSES will be held on Thursdays from 7-7:45PM and Saturday mornings from 10-1045AM. Cost: $5.00 per class.
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.
Friends of Harrington Parks & Recreation
The mission of the organization is to support and promote Harrington Parks and Recreation for the benefit of the citizens of Harrington and outlying areas, to include to Kent & Sussex County Delaware. Further, the group will support and cooperate with the Harrington Parks and Recreation in developing parks and recreation services and facilities; to establish and maintain funds to accomplish these goals.
The Friends of Harrington Parks & Recreation meet the third Tuesday of each month at 7pm at the Recreation Center. Everyone is welcome.
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…..
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!!!!
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