Harrison County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of services throughout the year. We have many programs offered on a seasonal basis including special events, summer playground programs, instructional programs and sports leagues.
Please explore the site to learn more. Many of our programs are offered at the Harrison County Recreation Complex.
Do you need a speaker for your groups meeting? The Harrison County Parks and Recreation Department would like to come and speak to your group about who we are, what we do and what programs we offer. For more information, or to schedule a speaker, please call the HCPR office at 304-423-7800 during business hours Monday thru Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm, or contact us by e-mail by visiting our contact us page.
Harrison County Parks and Recreation sponsors a summer recreation program, which provides opportunities for Harrison County children to use their summer vacation as a time of growth, learning, and fun in a safe and wholesome environment. Daily activities include team/individual sports, games, arts, crafts, drama and music. Special events can include carnivals, shows, tournaments, contests, special instruction.
The program is geared to ages 6 through 15 and is operated at sp ecific sites throughout Harrison County.
Energy Express is an AmeriCorps summer reading program designed to help children entering grades 1-6, maintain or advance their reading levels during the summer months. EE is held five days a week for six weeks during June and July.
There are a limited number of openings in the program each year. There is no charge for this program, and two family-style meals are served each day. The Energy Express program operates for six weeks during the summer months. Weekdays from
8:00am - 12:30pm.
The Jeff Wetzel Challenger Leagues provides
the opportunity for other abled children to play
and participate in group sport in a comfortable
environment without the pressures and competition
often associated with traditional sports team.
The emphasis is on fun, exercise and sportsmanship and gives siblings, peers and parents the opportunity to share the joy of a positive sporting experience.
Print and pre-fill out form below
to save time at registration if desired.
Harrison County Parks and Recreation sponsors a youth T-Ball league for Harrison County children ages 4-5 and 6. This is an instructional league in which the children will learn the basics of baseball.
No scores or statistics are kept.
Registration typically begins near the end of April and the league runs from June through late July or early August.
Registration form will be available
once dates are announced.
Harrison County Parks and Recreation sponsors a Youth Basketball league for Harrison County children. We have two classifications, 5-6 years and 7-8 years of age. This is an instructional (non-competitive) league in which the children will learn the basics of basketball.
No scores or statistics are kept.
Registration typically begins late Oct. - Mid-Nov. and league runs from late November through late February
2022-2023 SEASON CANCELLED
Harrison County Parks & Recreation hosts several sporting events throughout the year in cooperation with KofC #872, including Punt Pass & Kick, Soccor Challenge
and Free Throw Qualifier.
Local winners may have opportunity to advance to next level competition in some instances.
Participation in these programs
are free of charge.
Family days and public hours for our enrichment programs do not coincide
with our business hours.
See announcement section or view the calendar below for special program hours.
All enrichment, fieldtrip, on/off location scheduling requests
must be emailed to Mike Book
This calendar reflects HCPR programing (as it becomes available). Due to time constraints and/or privacy of our renters, facility rentals (weddings, reunions, family events, social or organizational gatherings and meetings, etc.) are not recorded on this calendar by name and are only updated as time allows several months in advance. If calendar is marked UNAVAILABLE or PRIVATE RENTAL, the facility is not available for use at that time. For dates that are not marked UNAVAILABLE, Call our offices during normal business hours,
8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday thru Friday (excluding holidays) for up to date availability at 304-423-7800.
The Harrison County Parks and Recreation offers rental for use of our facilities for your next event.
Please contact us during business hours at 304-423-7800
M-F 8:30a - 4:30p to verify up to date availability before submitting contract or deposits.
All rentals require purchase of Tennant User Liability Insurance as outlined on contracts and price list.
You may acquire short term liability insurance through your own provider or by visiting
Navagate to "Get a quote" at the bottom of the page,
then follow the prompts to select the proper coverage
for your event.
Parks & Recreation
is always accepting applications.
President: Jeff Nelson
Vice President: Chip Corsini