Last Updated: May 24, 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.


Learn a lifetime sport ~ TENNIS!  We are now accepting registrations for our Tennis Program.  Classes will be held at the Lake Forest High School tennis courts on Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning JUNE 7TH @ 5:30PM for four weeks. This program is offered for children from 7-13 years old. The cost is $50 per person.  If you need to order a racket there is an additional $15 charge.  Registration deadline is May 20th.  A $10 late fee will be applied after the deadline. 

Heritage Day

Our ANNUAL HERITAGE DAY is on SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2016.  The parade will begin at 9:00AM.  We are now taking vendor registrations for this event.  All forms are listed under "Registration Forms" listed on the menu bar at the left of the screen.  We look forward to having you come out and enjoy the festivities.

Community Garden

Harrington is having a Community Garden again this summer!  Lasts years' garden was a great success. All vegetables are free. We appreciate everyone who comes out and helps us in this worthwhile cause.  If you or your group are interested in working to help maintain our garden, please call HPR.


Harrington Parks & Recreation will be offering 3 types of dance camps for the summer of 2016!  Dance Camp cost is $60 per session ~ minimum of 4 maximum of 12 per session.    

June 21-23, Tuesday through Thursday "Summer Intensive" 5:30-7:00PM.   Ballet, Hip Hop and Jazz.

June 28-30, Tuesday through Thursday "Back to Broadway" 5:30-7:00PM.  Musical Theater, Jazz Funk and Contemporary/Lyrical.

July 5-7, Tuesday through Thursday "Dance Basics" 5:30-7:00PM. Creative Movement to Intro levels of ballet and tap, (for ages 4 and up).

August 4-23, Tuesdays and Thursdays only, "AUGUST INTENSIVE" 5:00-6:30PM.  Cost is $200.  This class includes Intermediate ~ Advanced levels of Ballet and Pre-Point.

Pop Warner Football and Cheer

SIGN UPS FOR POP WARNER FOOTBALL are ongoing.  Please bring a current picture, (from the shoulders up of your child), and a copy of his/her Birth Certificate.

Spring Soccer

2016 Spring Soccer Schedule








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

Adult Fitness Classes are on Monday evenings from 7:30-8:15pm and Saturday mornings from 9:45-10:30am until May 28th.  Each session is $5 or you can pay $50 up front and get 2 classes free.

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, and Jazz..  Thursday~Intermediate Ballet, Pre~Point Ballet, Teen~Adult Ballet and Teen~Adult Jazz.

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).





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.

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)

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

Tuesday, Jun 14
Pop Warner Football/Cheer Meeting6:00pm

For a complete calendar listing, click here!