Harnett County,
North Carolina

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Mission Statement:
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.

Services and Programs


1. Anderson Creek Senior Center

Hours: Monday through Wednesday 8:30am – 2:00pm
Thursday and Friday 8:30am - 12:30pm

Services provided include but are not limited to nutrition, educational programs, craft classes, health screenings, health promotion, socialization, outreach, information and referral, and transportation.

2. Municipal Program

Annual grant program which provides direct cash flow to each municipal recreation department to use as they desire.

3. Rural Program

Provide technical assistance and facilities for the contracted youth programs of Western Harnett Youth Recreation, and for the adult organizations of the Harnett County Church League.


4. County-wide Tournaments and Special Events

Provide technical assistance and coordination of municipal departments and rural communities for league tournaments (adult and youth) and special events (Movies in the Park).

5. County-wide Senior Citizens Special Events

Provide and promote health fairs, bus trips/tours, senior golf tournaments, Mid-Carolina Senior Games and NC Senior Games.

6. Recreation and Leisure Activities

Provide, organize, and promote recreational and leisure activities at our Boone Trail Community Center & Library and Benhaven Community Center & Gym locations. 

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