Welcome to whyrec.com

Western Harnett Youth Recreation provides the opportunity for boys and girls ages 4 to 17 to participate in a variety of athletic programs. We are dedicated to creating positive experiences by providing quality facilities, services and programs for all of our participants. The goal of our youth athletic program is to offer a rich year-round schedule of athletic activities that encourage children to play a variety of sports, and to provide them with the opportunity to have fun while developing physically, emotionally and socially. The Recreation Department will strive to teach skills and sportsmanship through participation in the development of all youth and to teach the rules of play in each specific sport.

News & Announcements

2020 Baseball & Softball Registration Jan 07, 2020

Baseball and Softball registration for Boys and Girls ages 4-15 years old will be held on Saturday’s, February 22nd, 29th and March 7th from 9am to 1pm and on weekdays, February 24th- 28th and March 2nd-6th from 9am to 12:00pm at the Recreation Office  located at Barbecue Creek Park between Western Harnett Middle and Western Harnett High School.  The Registration Form is located in the “Downloads” Section. NOTE: Players MUST be 4 years old before May 1st, 2020 to be eligible to play T-ball.

Registration Payments Aug 27, 2019

Western Harnett Recreation can ONLY accept cash, check or money orders for registration payments. We currently cannot accept debit or credit cards. Registration’s will not be accepted by Fax or Email because payment must be received at the time of registration. If you mail your registration and it is postmarked on or before the last day of registration, it will be accepted. Anyone mailing in your registration after the deadline is subject to being put on a waiting list.

Harnett County Recreation Survey Sep 23, 2016

Harnett County Parks and Recreation strives to meet the recreational needs of our community. In order to do this, we need to continuously asses those needs, understand how our community’s recreational needs are changing, and prioritize our citizen’s highest needs. The data from the survey will help guide future decision making on parks, green way, nature preserves, recreation centers, and the types of programs we offer.

We realize that your time is valuable, but if you could, please take 10 minutes to complete this survey. The time you invest in this survey will aid Harnett County in taking a resident-driven approach to making decisions that will enrich the future of our community and positively affect the lives of its residents.


Sponsors Feb 13, 2015

Western Harnett Youth Recreation is always looking for Team Sponsors! You can find the Sponsor Forms in the Downloads Section.

Announcement about Pets May 11, 2011

Pets are not allowed at any of the sporting events sponsored by Western Harnett Youth Recreation. If you do bring pets to the practices or games we will ask you to leave with your pets.