Programs and Leagues

A Majority of the League Sports are run by independent leagues. The Recreation Department facilitates these leagues. Registration dates are set at different times each year. Information is provided on registration dates and times in the Havelock News and the Windsock, or by contacting the Recreation offices during the season of the sport.

Recreation Center Programs




Havelock T-Ball

T-ball is good way to introduce children, ages 4 to 7, to baseball and enhance motor skills and hand – eye coordination in a fun, non-threatening manner. Registration is held in January.


  • Early Registration: December 3 and 10 from 10am-2pm
    • $40 resident / $55 non-resident
  • Normal Registration: January 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 10am-2pm
    • $50 resident / $65 non-resident
  • Late Registration: February 4 and 11 from 10am-2pm
    • $55 resident / $70 non-resident

Location: Racide T-Ball Fields
Timeline:  March – May
Contact: League President (

Havelock Girls Softball League

Fast pitch softball, perfect for girls ages 5 to 18, who are looking to test their skills against players and teams around the Crystal Coast. Registration for the Spring Seaon is held in February and registration for the Fall Developmental League is in August.

  • Havelock Resident: $60 per girl and $35 for sister then $15 for up to six sisters.
  • Non-Resident: $75 per girl and $50 for sister then $30 for up to six sisters.

Location: Havelock Recreation Complex
Timeline: Spring Season March – June
Contact: or
For more information: Havelock Parks & Recreation Department at 252-444-6429

Havelock Little League

Teaching the youth of our community ages 7 – 12, the principals of good sportsmanship, teamwork, citizenship and the fundamentals of America’s past time. Registration for the Spring Season is January – March and registration for the Fall League is July.

Cost: $60 per participant
Location: Havelock Recreation Complex – Fields 1 and 2
Timeline: Spring Season April – June; Fall Season September – October
Contact: Dave Bilger – and Matt Sinsel –
For More Information:  252-497-2725

Havelock Babe Ruth Baseball League

Havelock Babe Ruth Baseball is baseball enthusiasts ages 13 – 15 and 16 – 18. The League is part of the Crystal Coast Babe Ruth League and plays area teams from Morehead City, Cape Carteret, Down East, and Pamlico County. Registration for players is March – April.

Cost: $60/player (resident) and $75/player (non-resident).
Location: Havelock Recreation Complex
Timeline: June – August
Contact: James MacRoberts email:

Havelock Youth Soccer Association

Havelock Youth Soccer Association offers two distinct programs for youth soccer enthusiasts in our area. The Recreation Program is for children and young adults that want to learn the game of soccer, become athletically active, and have fun. The Challenge/Classic Program is designed for those athletes to test their advanced skills against stronger competition on the regional and state level in tournaments and league play. Tryouts for Challenge/Classic teams are held annually. Registration for the Spring Season is January and registration for the Fall League is July.

Cost: $75 /Havelock Resident or $85/Non-Resident
Location: Havelock Recreation Complex – Various Fields
Timeline: Spring Season March – June;  Fall Season August – November
For More Information:   Email Us or visit

Havelock Pop Warner Football & Cheer
As a member of the Eastern North Carolina Pop Warner Youth Football Conference the purpose of Havelock Pop Warner is to inspire youth to practice the ideals of sportsmanship and physical fitness in order to prepare the student-athlete for participation in the middle school and high school athletic programs with an emphasis on learning life-long skills. Early Registration is January – March; Regular Registration is April – August.
Cost:  $100.00 for football and $125.00 for cheerleading
Location: Havelock Recreation Complex
Timeline: August – November
For More Information:  Rich Hopper at 252-571-4399 or visit

Havelock “Hornets” Youth Lacrosse
Havelock “Hornets” Youth Lacrosse is a fast, fun and exciting sport for both boys and girls between the age 6-14.
Early Bird registration runs from October 15th and runs until December 31st
Registration begins January 1st and runs through the 15th of February.
Time: February – May
Practice Location: Walter B Jones Park, Havelock
Cost: Boys $100 / Girls $85
For More information visit or call Greg Vladimery at (252) 241-1075

Havelock Independent Basketball League
Havelock Independent Basketball League offers league basketball play for children and adults. Registration for youth is September – November. Registration for teams in the Adult League is April – May and July – August.
Cost: Youth is $50 per participant.
Location: Havelock Recreation Center Gymnasium
Timeline: Youth November – March; Adult May – June and September – October
For More Information:  A.D. Brady at 252-444-6429 or 252-646-2229

Special Events:

Easter Egg Hunt Held in City Park on Saturday, one week before Easter Sunday July 4th of July Freedom Festival Held in Walter B. Jones Park

Music in the Park Held in City Park Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm

North Carolina Chili Festival Chili Cook-off held the 3rd Saturday of October

Christmas in the Park – Live Nativity in City Park