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.


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

Little Spartans Boys Basketball

Registrations for basketball began on October 1st.  This program is for boys ages 5-12 years old.  Sessions will be held at Harrington Parks & Recreation and WT Chipman Middle School beginning in December and ending in February.  Fee: $60.  Registration forms can be found on this website.  You can mail your registration or drop it off at HPR during our regular business hours.

Mat Ratz Wrestling

Registrations began on October 1st.  This is an instructional program for ages 5-12 years old.  It will begin in November and end in February. Date and time to be determined.  FEE: $60. 

Group Training/Adult Fitness

Small Group Training offers a unique opportunity to explore a new dimension of fitness by merging group fitness with personal training.  Sessions combine flexibility and strength conditioning with guidance from a fitness professional.  Program will be held at HPR on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.  FEE:  $80 for 16 sessions with a Personal Trainer.

Meet and greet with the instructor will be on Tuesday, November 13th ay 5:30 PM at the Recreation center.

Fall Soccer

Please CLICK on this link to access the FALL SOCCER SCHEDULE   (updated Oct 18th)



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

This is an instructional program that includes 30 minutes of skill training and 1 hour of scrimmaging.  This program runs for 6 weeks on Sundays at W.T. Chipman Middle School beginning on September 9th and ending on October 28th from 5:30-7:00 PM.  We have added two extra weeks in case of inclement weather.

City of Harrington Christmas Tree Lighting and Caroling

The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Caroling will take place at the Norman Barlow Pavilion on Tuesday, December 4th at 6:00 PM.  Hot chocolate and cookies will be served.  Rain date is Wednesday, December 5th at 6:00 PM.

City of Harrigton Christmas Parade

The Annual City of Harrington Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 7th.  The parade is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM.  Rain date will be on Saturday, December 8th at 7:00 PM.  This years theme is "The Nutcracker".  Registrations will begin on October 1st.


YOGA in Harrington!  Yoga is for anybody ~ in any body, at Harrington Parks & Recreation.  Classes are held on Saturday mornings at HPR from 9:30-11AM.  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.

Heritage Day

THANK YOU  to everyone who came out and supported Harrington Heritage Day!!  The weather was perfect for us to celebrate a day of fun, food and fellowship.

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!!!!