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.


LAKE FOREST NORTH & SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS are offering FREE Breakfast and Lunch to all children and teens(up to 18), in the community.  Monday through Thursday until August 9th.  BREAKFAST:  9:30-10:00 am. LUNCH:  12:00-12:30 pm.  *All meals must be eaten onsite - no take out.


To print out a registration form click on "Pages" located at the top of the screen and open the registration form.

Fall Soccer


Registrations for Fall Soccer begins on July 2nd and runs through August 11th.  Register early as age groups fill up quickly.  We offer TOT soccer, (ages 2 & 3), up to the U12 age division.  Cost is $65 for the first player in the family, $55 for the second player in the family, and $45 for each additional player in the family.  TOT soccer is $40.  A $10 LATE FEE IS ADDED AFTER THE DEADLINE (AUGUST 11TH). 

Please see the attached age chart below to determine the division your child will be in.

Soccer Age Chart

IF ANY SOCCER GAMES ARE CANCELLED, we will post it on our Face Book page, Eagle 97.7, WDOV 1410AM and WDSD 94.7FM by 7:00AM.  You should also get a call from your coach. 




Field Hockey

Registrations have began for FALL Field Hockey for K through 5th graders.  This is an instructional program that includes 30 minutes of skill training and 1 hour of scrimmaging.  This program runs for 8 weeks on Sundays at W.T. Chipman Middle School beginning on September 9th and ending on October 28th.  Cost is  $50, which includes a jersey.  (You are responsible for your own equipment:  stick, mouth guard, shin guards, and cleats).  Time TBD.

Beyond the Movement Dance

Registration for the 2018/2019 season begins on July 2nd. This is a 10 month 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).

Fall Tennis

Learn a lifetime sport - Tennis!  We are now accepting registrations for our tennis program.  This program is offered for children from ages 7 to 13 years old.  Classes will be help at the Lake Forest High School tennis courts.  Date and time TBD.  The cost is $55 per person.  If you need to order a racket there is an additional $15 charge.

Heritage Day


Harrington Heritage Day is Saturday, August 25th. Vendor registrations will be accepted after January 2, 2018.  Spaces are open to craft and food vendors and information booths.  Space is extremely limited and early registration is strongly suggested.  Start making plans now to attend Heritage Day and see the many exhibitors and vendors that we have lined up.  Harrington Parks & Recreation welcomes all new ideas in an effort to make this event better.  Please contact our office at 302-398-7975 with any questions.


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 on hiatus. 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.

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.

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!!!!