- Ladies Night Fit Class
- Pop Warner Football & Cheer
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.
2013 Annual Christmas Parade Results
Equestrian - First State Coon Hunters
Marching Band - Lake Forest High School
Commercial Float - Loblolly Acres
Antique Car - 1920 Model T Ford (Jim Dunn)
Non Commercial Float - 1st Place - First State Coon Hunters, 2nd Place - Pop Warner Cheer, 3rd Place - Temple Lodge #9
Motorized Vehicle - 1st Place -Gilbert's Tire & Wheels, 2nd Place - Southern Cruiser Riding Club, 3rd Place - Midstate Fuel Service
Antique Tractor Individual - 1st Place - 1930 John Deere D (Bill Towers), 2nd Place - 1951 Farmall M (Josh Curley)
Church Float - Houston, Asbury, Prospect Mens Prayer Group
Group Marching - Hardees
Boy Scouts - Harrington Troop #534
Cub Scouts - Pack #79
Girl Scouts - Troop #913
4-H Clubs - 1st Place - Harrington Sunshine 4-H, 2nd Place - Country Wildcats 4-H, 3rd Place - Holler-N-Hooves 4-H
FIRE COMPANIES Best Appearing: Tanker - Houston, Brush Truck - Houston, Ambulance - Houston, Pumper - Houston, Engine Houston Little Miss -Houston(Jillian Keen), Miss - Houston(Jayden Irick), Miss - Houston(Kailey Irick), Lil Fire Chief Houston(Billy Harvey), Jr Fire Chief - Houston(Caleb Mumford), Company without marching unit - Houston
Judges Award - Farmall M Pedal Tractor (LJ Whiting), Magnolia Fire Company
Special Performance - Westville 4-H
AWARDS MAY BE PICKED UP AT THE PARKS & REC CENTER MON-THURS 8AM-4PM AND FRI 8AM-12PM
Mat Ratz Wrestling
Registrations are being accepted for our Mat Ratz Wrestling Program. This program is for children ages 5-12 years old. This program will be held on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning on December 18,2013, from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Cost: $60.00. Select registration forms from menu on the left. Print and fill out completely, mail form and payment to HPR.
Basic Tumbling & Gymnastics
Registrations for basic tumbling and gymnastics will be from January 6, 2014 through March 30, 2014, or classes fill, whichever comes first. This program is for children ages 4 to 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 the Harrington Parks and Recreation building.
Registrations will be accepted from January 6, 2014 until March 30, 2014 or classes fill, whichever comes first. This program is for children ages 9 to 14 years old and is limited to the first 30 registered participants. This class focuses 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. Classes begin in April and end in June. Exact dates to be announced. The cost is $60 and all classes will be held at the Harrington Parks and Recreation building.
Soccer Spring 2014
Registration for SPRING soccer will begin on January 6, 2014. 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 22, 2014) or print a registration form from our website and mail it in with payment. Cost: $65 for first player in family, $55 for second player in family, $45 for each additional player in family; tot soccer is $35 No requests will be taken for the U10 & U12 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.
Our soccer program is a success because of GREAT volunteers! All of our coaches are parent volunteers. If you are interested in coaching, please indicate so on your child's registration form. Please let us know if you have any questions.
Youth Indoor Field Hockey
Registrations will be accepted beginning January 6, 2014 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 and Tuesdays with exact schedule to be determined based on registrations. Cost is $75.00 w/equipment and $50.00 if you have your own equipment.
Registrations - ARE CLOSED FOR THIS SEASON
Classes offered are: Creative Movement for Tots, Introduction to Dance, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and Musical Theater.
Creative Movement for Tots ~ $45.00
Intermediate Ballet (2 night class) ~ $75.00
1 Class ~ $55.00
2 Classes (not including Intermediate Ballet) ~ $90.00
2 Classes (Intermediate Ballet + Another Class) ~ $110.00
3 Classes (not including Intermediate Ballet) ~ $120
3 Classes (Intermediate Ballet + 2 Additional Classes) ~ $140
4 Classes (not including Intermediate Ballet) ~ $140
4 Classes (Intermediate Ballet + 3 Additional Classes) ~ $160
When registering you will have a $15 registration fee, $25 costume deposit and the first month's tuition for your class. Please note, if you were in Intermediate Ballet last year and register for Ballet this year, you will be placed in Intermediate Ballet.
This program is offered for adults. The Yoga class schedule is Mondays at 10:00am and Wednesdays at 9:00am. STARTING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2013, WE WILL BE ADDING A CLASS AT 10:45am to 11:45am. There are two ways to participate. You can pay as you go at $8.00 per session or pre-pay for 10 sessions at $70.00, you will save $10.00! FIRST CLASS IS FREE !
*YOGA improves strength, flexibility, balance and relieves stress!
*YOGA is for anyone…any age…and not just for ladies!
*YOGA requires no prior experience, just a willingness to accept the positive changes you will enjoy!
*YOGA requires no expensive equipment, just comfortable clothes and a mat!
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.
Tai Chi for Adults
The ancient art of Tai Chi uses gentle flowing movements to reduce the stress of today's busy lifestyles and improve health. Come and try Tai Chi at Harrington Parks & Recreation on Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00am. This is for adults, both men & women! There is no charge for this class.
Annual Golf Tournament
Thank you to everyone who helped make this year's tournament a GREAT SUCCESS!! Pictures from the 2013 Tournament can be found in the photo album section in the blue menu to the left.
HELP THE KENT COUNTY SPCA AT HPR!!!
The Harrington Parks and Recreation Center is helping the Kent County SPCA by collecting items on their wish list. The Kent County 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.Wish List
Please consider helping in whatever capacity you are able. The staff, volunteers and animals at KCSPCA will love you for it. Remember, together we can create miracles.
For information on volunteering or becoming a foster family please visit their website at www.kcspca.org or 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!!!!
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 Thursday of each month at 7pm at the Recreation Center.
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.
Harrington Parks & Recreation