Last Updated: February 14, 2017

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

February 18th & 25th

11:00AM - 12:00PM     Ages 5-6-7  @ HPR

12:30PM - 1:30PM     Ages 8-9  @ W.T. Chipman Middle School

1:30PM - 2:30PM       Ages 10-11-12  @ W.T. Chipman Middle School


Spring Soccer

Registration for Spring Soccer began on January 3, 2017.  We offer Tot soccer, (ages 2 & 3), through the U12 age division.  You can stop by the office during regular business hours any day until the deadline, (February 26, 2017), or print  a registration form from our website and mail it in with payment.  Cost; $65 for the first participant, $55 for the second family member and $45 for any additional players in the family.  Tot soccer is $40.00.  No requests will be taken in the U10 and U12 divisions in order to try to maintain fair and equal play.  Any requests in the younger age divisions will be on a first come first basis.  Please note, requests are not a guarantee.

If you child's Birth year is:  2011 or 2012 they will be in the U6 division / 2009 or 2010 they will be in the U8 division / 2007 or 2008  they will be in the U10 division  /   2005 or 2006 they will be in the U12 division.          Note:  These age guide lines are set by the National Soccer Federation.                                    

Golf Tournament

Jonathan's Landing

Come and join us for our annual Golf Tournament on Friday, May 19, 2017.  We have started taking registrations for foursomes for that day.  Registration is limited to the first 25 teams.  The tournament will be at Jonathan's Landing Golf Course in Magnolia, Delaware.  The cost is $300.00 per foursome, ($80.00 for an individual), and the deadline for entry is May 12, 2017.  Fee includes a golf, cart, open range, and lunch.  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.

Harrington Heritage Day

Our first organizational meeting will be on Tuesday, February 14th @ 6pm.

Heritage Day is Saturday, August 26, 2017.  Vendor registrations will be accepted after January 3, 2017.  Spaces are open to craft and food vendors, and information booths.  Space is extremely limited and early registration is strongly suggested.  Start making plans to attend Heritage Day and see the many exhibitors and vendors that we have lined up like Antique Tractors, Antique Autos, Model Airplanes, Petting Zoo, Inflatables and Live Entertainment!  Harrington Parks & Recreation welcomes all new ideas in an effort to make this event better.  For more information please contact our office at 398-7975  All registration forms can also be found on this website.  Click on "registration Forms" located on the menu bar located on the left of this screen.


Registrations will be accepted from January 3, 2017 through March 31, 2017 or until classes fill, whichever comes first.  This program is for children ages 6 to 15 years old.  Classes will begin in April and end in June.  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 and flying.  The cost is $75.00.

Basic Tumbling & Gymnastics

Registrations for Basic Tumbling & Gymnastics will be from January 3, 2017 through March 31, 2017, or until classes fill, whichever comes first.  This program is for children ages 4 through 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 recreation center.

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. Day and time TBD.Cost is $50/$75 if you need equipment.  You can drop off your registration at HPR during regular business hours or mail it.

Pop Warner Football & Cheer

Pop Warner Football & Cheer sign ups will be held on Saturday, April 8th from 9am-12pm at HPR.  You may pick up the forms at the Recreation center during regular business hours or do them last minute at the sign ups on April 8th.  Remember to bring a CURRENT photo of your child from the neck up and a copy of their BIRTH CERTIFICATE.  (We will not take any football registrations prior to that date).

Mat Ratz Wrestling

This is an instructional program for children ages 5-12.  This program began on Thursday, November 17th.  It will run every Thursday, (except on Holidays), from 6:15-7:30PM until February 9, 2017.  Fee: $60.00.


YOGA in Harrington!  Yoga is for anybody ~ in any body, at Harrington Parks & Recreation.  Classes are held on Saturday mornings at HPR from 8:30-10AM.  Bring a towel, water bottle and a yoga mat. The yoga we offer is accessible by all types of people from the young to the elderly.  Whether you are in shape or looking to get healthier, yoga has a benefit for you.  Walk in $5 or 6 sessions $25.  Please contact HPR if you would like to participate.

Ladies Fit Class

LADIES FIT CLASSES are held on Saturday mornings from 10-10:45AM. These classes are designed to work a woman's body in a fun way.  Learn new dance steps and forget it all at the same time! Cost per class is $5.  This session ends on February 18th.  The next session will begin on March 18th.

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.

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 will begin in January.

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).

Harrington Christmas Parade

HPR would like to THANK everyone who participated in the Annual Christmas Parade on Friday, December 2nd.  We have once again received overwhelming positive feedback about our parade.  It would not be possible to have such a successful event each year without your support. Have a safe Merry Christmas!


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 27
HPR Advisory Board Meeting7:00pm

For a complete calendar listing, click here!