Harnett County,
North Carolina

Parks & Recreation 


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

Harnett County Parks and Recreation will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr holiday. All County-owned parks will operate according to their normal hours.


We are currently looking for experienced individuals that can help us form a base of programs for the future community center and gymnasium at the Old Boone Trail School Elementary School in Lillington. We're searching for instructors that have experience in any of the following areas:

- Fitness (Yoga, Pilates)
- Dance Fitness (Zumba, POUND, Jazzercise)
- Dancing (Shag or Ballroom)
- Youth Martial Arts
- Arts and Crafts

Anyone interested can contact Drew Bryant at (910) 893-7518, or by email at wbryant@harnett.org. Feel free to share with any individuals that may be interested!

Couch to 5K Program!

For more information, or to register, give us a call at (910) 893-7518. Registration forms can be downloaded and filled out.

Park Your Photo Contest!

Harnett County Parks and Recreation and Local Government Federal Credit Union are teaming up to encourage active photography at our local Parks and Recreation facilities in Harnett County!

Photos can be taken at any local park within Harnett County!

This period’s theme is: FAMILY
The contest runs from December 1st, 2016 - January 31st, 2017 (all submissions posted by January 31st)

To enter:

  • Simply take a photograph in any local park in Harnett County that ties in with the theme
  • Post your photo to our Facebook page (Harnett County Parks and Recreation) with #ParkYourPhoto, Tweet your pic at @HarnettCoParks using #ParkYourPhoto, or post your photo on Instagram using #ParkYourPhoto and #HarnettParks and follow “harnettparksrec” (Make sure your account can be viewed by public as we cannot see ones that are private)
  • Be sure to include the name/location of the park where you took your photo!

The winner during each period will win a prize pack courtesy of LGFCU!”

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