- 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.
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.
First Annual Indoor Field Hockey Tournament
TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO REGISTER. Harrington Parks & Recreation is having the first annual Indoor Field Hockey Tournament on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Lake Forest High School. Divisions include Novice players under 12, U14, U16, U19 and Co-Ed Adults over 18. Co-Ed teams can have two male players on the court at one time. Three male players can be on the court at one time if the third player is the goalie. You are guaranteed a minimum of four 25 minute games. Then cross over play will determine the winner of each division. The basic rules of indoor apply. The fee is $250.00. Please register by March 7, 2014. For additional information, please call Harrington Parks and Recreation at 398-7975 during regular business hours or Faye at 632-5901 during evening hours.
Little Spartans Pop Warner Football & Cheer Signups
Pop Warner Football and Cheer Signups will be on Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 5:00pm-7:00pm at HPR. Bring your child's birth certificate and a photo ID. You will need to fill out the Harrington Parks and Recreation Registration Form. You will also need to fill out the following forms found on the Pop Warner website: Pop Warner Contract, Consent Form, Permission and Waiver Form, and Medical History Form.
Beginning July 1, 2014, we will need a copy of your physical, the fourth marking period report card, and payment.
Pop Warner Football and Cheer Meetings
The monthly Executive Board Meeting for Pop Warner Football and Cheer will be at 6:oopm, on Tuesday, March 11th at the Rec center. There will not be a public session at the end of this meeting. The April meeting will open to the public at 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend if they wish.
Basic Tumbling & Gymnastics
Registrations for basic tumbling and gymnastics is 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 14, 2014 or classes fill, whichever comes first. This program is for children ages 6 to 15 years old and is limited to the first 30 registered participants per class. There will be an intermediate class beginning on Thursday, March 20th from 5:30pm-8:00pm. And a novice class beginning on Friday, March 21st from 5:30pm-7:30pm.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, basing and flying. Classes will end on May 24th. The cost is $75 and all classes will be held at the Harrington Parks and Recreation building.
This program is offered for adults. The Yoga class schedule is Mondays at 10:00am and Wednesdays at 9:00am. 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 TOURNEY
May 16, 2014 – 09:00 AM
It's that time of year to announce the Annual Golf Fundraiser date. This years tournament will be held on Friday May 16, 2014.Once again, we will be retutning to Jonathan's Landing Golf Club. Registrations can be printed from the menu on the left. Click on Golf Tournament and then print the registration form. Fill the form out and send with payment to the office and we will take it from there! Any questions feel free to call 398-7975 or 535-2315.
Harrington Parks & Recreation will host a large multi-participant yard sale on, Saturday, May 10th, at the Recreation Center. Spaces are first come first serve basis and are $10.00/indivisual or $15.00/business/cosultant. Spaces are 10ftx15ft. Contact the office if you would like to register. Please, no food vendors as Harrington Parks & Recreation will have concessions available.
Harrington Heritage Day
Harrington Heritage Day is scheduled for August 23, 2014. We are now taking vendor registrations for this event. Forms can be found on our website or you can stop by the office during business hours. We look forward to having you join us!
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!!!!
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.
Let's help out the Harrington Food Pantry...We are looking for donations of soup for "Souper" Bowl Sunday. Donations can be placed in the collection box in the lobby at Harrington Parks and Recreation. Although it is "Souper" Bowl Sunday, we will graciously accept any non-perishable donation. All collected items will be delivered to the Harrington Food Pantry on Thursday, January 30th. (Please note: we cannot accept out dated food).
Harrington Parks & Recreation