Last Updated: May 25, 2017
  • Enjoy an evening of MUSIC and FOOD at the Norman Barlow Pavilion
  • on Saturday, June 10th from 6:30-7:30pm. Listen to the sounds of
  • the DOWNTOWN DIXIELAND BAND! Bring a chair or blanket and
  • enjoy the food and a classic car show!

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.

Harrington Heritage Day

Heritage Day is Saturday, August 26, 2017.  Vendor registrations are currently being accepted.  Spaces are open to craft, non- 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, Classic Autos, a 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.

Summer Dance Camp

Pop Warner Football & Cheer

Pop Warner Football & Cheer Sign-Ups are ongoing AT THE REC CENTER. You may pick up the forms at the Recreation center during regular business hours.  Remember to bring a CURRENT photo of your child from the neck up and a copy of their BIRTH CERTIFICATE. 

Spring Soccer

SPRING SOCCER SCHEDULE   **Make up games scheduled as of May 25th are included



Spring Tennis

Learn a lifetime sport - Tennis!  We are now accepting registrations for spring tennis. This is offered for children from ages 7 to 13 years old.  Classes will be held at the Lake Forest High School tennis courts on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning in May 31st @ 5:30PM for 4 weeks.The cost is $50 per person.  If you need to order a racket there is an additional $15 charge.  Registration deadline is May 31st.  A $10 late fee will be applied after the deadline.

Ladies Fit Class

LADIES FIT CLASSES will resume in a few weeks, date and time to be determined. 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 $5.00.


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.

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).

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!!!!