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

Due to the impending weather, LITTLE SPARTANS BASKETBALL has been cancelled for Saturday, December 8th.  We will see you on Saturday, December 16th.

Christmas Parade

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Christmas Parade on Friday evening.  The parade ran smoothly and we have received a lot of positive feedback from the community on how beautiful the entries were.  This would not have been possible without your support!


Equestrian: 1.  Delmarva Mustang & Burro Association  2.  Delmarva Miniature Horse Club  3.  First Coon Hunters  

Marching Band:   1.  Lake Forest  High School  2.  Polytech High School  3.  Del Tech Hawks Drum Line

Commercial Float:  1.  R&R Mercantile  2.  Leroy Betts Construction  3.  Agape Learning Academy

Decorated Auto:  1.  Ray Melvin  2.  Dennis Glass  3.  John Collison

Antique Car:  1.  31 Chevy 4 door Special ( Ronald Hurd)  2.  29 Model A  (Dale Jones)

Non-Commercial Float:  1.  Grand Lodge of DE Ancient Free & Accepted Masons  2. Beyond Movement Dance 3.  First State Coon Hunters

Antique Tractor:  1.  1920 Waterloo Boy (Bill Towers)

Church Float:  1. Calvary Wesleyan Church  2.  Union United Methodist Church  3.  Harrington Baptist Church

Cub Scouts:  1.  Cub Scout Pack #79

Boy Scouts:  1.  Boy Scout Troop #534

4-H Clubs:  1.  Westville4-H  2.  Peach Blossom 4-H  3.  Country Wildcats 4-H


Best Appearing Fire Antique:  Frederica

Best Appearing Brush:  Frederica

Best Appearing Engine:  Farmington

Best Appearing Little Miss:  Ridgely - Jayda Robinson

Best Appearing Jr Miss:  Ridgely - Marissa Rampmeyer

Best Appearing Miss:   Ridgely - Kathryn Buss

Best Appearing Little Fire Chief:   Ridgely - Nolan Casey

Best Appearing Co w/o Marching Unit:  Farmington


Judges Ward:  1931 Fire Truck (Derek Hart) 

                      Indian Branch Drafts ( Elainea Goldwaite)

Special Performance:  Calvary Wesleyan Church






Mat Ratz Wrestling

Registrations are being accepted for our Mat Ratz Wrestling program.  This is an instructional program for children ages 5-12 years old.  There will be beginner and advanced classes.  Classes will be held at the Rec Center on November 16th.  Fee: $60.00  Registration forms can be found in the menu on the left side of this page.

Ladies Fit Class

LADIES FIT CLASSES are on Mondays at 7pm and Wednesdays at 7:15pm, Classes TBA. 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.

Beyond the Movement Dance

Registrations for Dance begin on July 3, 2017. 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).


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.

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!!!!