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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Letters to Santa

Print off your own form letter to send to Santa by clicking here!

Drop off letters in the red Santa Mailboxes in any of the listed locations by December 11 and your child will hear back from Mr. Claus himself! Please be sure to include your child's name and return address on each letter.


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Boone Trail Community Center & Library Adjusted Hours- December 2022

Beginning Monday, December 5, 2022, the Boone Trail Community Center & Library will close at 6 PM on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Staffed hours will remain until 8 PM on Mondays and Thursdays. This period of adjusted hours will run from December 5 through December 21.

BTCC & Library will close on December 22, 2022 and remain closed through the holidays until reopening on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.  

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Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee Seats Open


We are currently accepting applications for our Harnett County Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee to fill a vacancy with a representative from County Commissioner Voting District 5. District 5 is the territory within the green zone of the attached photos.

The Harnett County Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee consults with and serves in an advisory capacity to County staff and the Harnett County Board of Commissioners in matters affecting recreation and special events throughout the County.

All interested parties can visit http://ow.ly/Hb9150KERAx to print off an application for submission, or can stop by the Harnett County Parks and Recreation main office to receive an application between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday.


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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” 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 via email; Please give our staff approximately three (3) business days to review your request and we will notify you via email 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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