Harnett County,
North Carolina

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The objective of the Harnett County Parks and Recreation Department is to provide with the assistance of volunteer community organizations, and other local, state, and federal agencies, a broad and comprehensive program of leisure recreational opportunities and facilities for all citizens regardless of age or disability within budgetary limitations.


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Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM- 5:00PM


Important Announcements
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North Carolina State Fair Senior Bus Trip

The annual Senior Bus Trip for the NC State Fair will leave from the parking lot of the Harnett County Department of Social Services at 8 AM on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. Attendees will board the bus again and depart from the State Fair at 3 PM that afternoon, and everyone will have returned to the Department of Social Services parking lot around 4 PM that evening. The trip is free for Harnett County Senior Citizens, but space is limited and you must call to reserve your spot at (910) 893-7518, or email Drew Bryant at wbryant@harnett.org.


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2021 Harnett County Men's Senior Golf Tournament

2021 Harnett County Senior Men's Golf Tournament

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Shotgun Start at 9 AM

Chicora Golf Club
495 Chicora Club Dr.
Dunn, NC 28334

Entry Fee: $30; Covers green fee, cart fee, range balls, lunch, and trophies

Call Harnett County Parks and Recreation to sign up or for more information at (910) 893-7518

Registration Form

Online Registration Link


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Movie in the Park: Friday, October 29

Our friends at Lillington Parks and Recreation and Harnett County Parks and Recreation invite you to a FREE SHOWING of SCOBBY DOO on Friday, October 29 at 7pm at Lillington River Park! Bring a blanket or lawn chairs! Snacks available for purchase. WEAR YOUR HALLOWEEN COSTUMES!!

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Storytime at the Boone Trail Community Center & Library

In partnership with the Harnett County Public Library, we're excited to announce the return of Storytime at the Boone Trail Community Center & Library every Tuesday at 11 AM, beginning on Tuesday, September 7!

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Afterschool Care at Boone Trail Community Center & Library

Registration for the Afterschool Program at the Boone Trail Community Center & Library begins on Wednesday, July 28!

Afterschool Parent Handbook

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Program and Rental Registration Portal

Harnett County Parks and Recreation program and rental registration is now electronic! Below are the steps to create your account and register online:

  • Click the link here to reach the Registration Portal
  • Click on “New Account” in the upper right hand corner of the page
  • Fill out the required fields to set up your account


To sign up for programs like Summer Day Camp and Afterschool Care, you can register your children by adding them as “Dependents” under your account profile

  1. To access this, after you login, click “Profile” in the upper right hand corner of the home page and scroll down to the “Relationships/Dependents” section and select “Add”
  2. After completing this, their names/ages will appear for any registrations in a drop down box for selection when selecting a program to add to your cart
  • You are now setup to register for programs through the Portal and can even pay by credit card!
    1. Select “Browse Classes” for program registrations
    2. Select “Browse Facilities” and to initiate a request for a facility rental (picnic shelter, ballfield, etc.)

To request a rental of a facility, field, or shelter:

  1. Select “Browse Facilities” on the main portal page
  2. Select your desired rental date under the “Available Date” section and your desired Location under the “Location” drop down box on the Facility Browse page and hit the green magnifying glass
  3. Find your facility and select “Register” to the right
    1. Please note that for picnic pavilions at Anderson Creek Park and Barbecue Creek Park, you should select the “Hourly” option unless you are planning on booking for an entire day (in which you would select the “Full Day” option)
  4. Select your desired start time and end time at the bottom of the page, enter # of attendees, check the terms and conditions box in the upper right hand corner and select “Add to Cart”
  5. Continue through the process until you receive the option to “Pay Later”; select it
  6. You will receive a copy of your request; Please give our staff approximately three (3) business days to review your request and we will notify you of you approval or denial, and will contact you for payment.
    1. Approved rentals can be paid for by Credit Card over the phone, or under your online profile under the “Invoices” section
    2. Payment by cash or check must be made either in person at our main office during business hours, or by mail to our PO Box (info below)


Harnett County Parks and Recreation Main Office Info
455 McKinney Parkway, Lillington, NC 27546 (physical address)
PO Box 816, Lillington, NC 27546 (mailing address)
Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 AM-5 PM

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