Programs & Leagues

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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 by the independent leagues.

Recreation Center Programs

Sports participation fees may change every season per the associated league. We try to keep this information current but advise you to call/email the league contact person for each sport for confirmation.


Havelock Girls Softball League

Havelock Girls Softball League is a Babe Ruth Chartered fastpitch softball league for all girls ages 4 to 18 who want to have fun playing softball while developing their skills and making lifelong friends. We are part of Babe Ruth District 5 which is made up of teams from New Bern, Havelock, Newport, Down East, Swansboro, Western Park, and Pamlico County.


  • Spring: 
    • Age 8U and up - $75 per girl and $50 for each additional sister 
    • 6U - $30 per girl
    • Registration - January through March
    • Season - March through June
  • Fall Ball:
    • Age 8U and up - $40 per girl
    • Age 6U - $30 per girl
    • Registration - July through November
    • Season - September through November
  • Location: Havelock Recreation Complex
  • For more information call the Havelock Parks and Recreation Department at 252-444-6429 or email the Havelock Girls Softball League.

Havelock Little League

Our league's philosophy, as well as that of Little League, is to run a program of service to youth between the ages of 4 through 12. It is geared to provide an outlet for healthful athletic activity and training under good leadership in the atmosphere of wholesome community participation.

Havelock Babe Ruth Baseball League

Havelock Babe Ruth Baseball is baseball enthusiasts ages 13 through 15 and 16 through 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 from March through April.

  • Cost: $60 per player per participant
  • Location: Havelock Recreation Complex
  • Timeline: June through August
  • Visit their FACEBOOK page

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 in January and registration for the Fall League is in July.

Youth Football & Cheer

The purpose of Havelock Youth Football and Cheer 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 through March; Regular Registration is April through August.

Havelock "Hornets" Youth Lacrosse

Havelock "Hornets" Youth Lacrosse is a fast, fun, and exciting sport for both boys and girls between the ages of 6 through 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 through May
  • Practice Location: Walter B. Jones Park, Havelock
  • Cost: 
    • Boys - $100
    • Girls - $85
  • For More information:

Havelock Independent Basketball League

Havelock Independent Basketball League offers league basketball play for children and adults. Registration for youth is from September through November. Registration for teams in the Adult League is April through May and July through August.

  • Cost: Youth is $70 per participant until November 25, then $75 thereafter
  • Location: Havelock Recreation Center Gymnasium
  • Timeline: 
    • Youth - November through March
    • Adult - May through June and September through October
  • For More Information call Randall Pritchard at 252-670-5853

Special Events


  • Easter Egg Hunt Held in City Park on Saturday, one week before Easter Sunday.


  • 4th of July Freedom Festival Held in Walter B. Jones Park


  • Trunk-R-Treat


  • Christmas in the Park - Winter Wonderland Light Display