Parks & Recreation Department


UPDATE (March 25th, 2020): The Recreation Center is Closed until April 24 or until further notice.  See chart below on the status of programs.  If a program is listed to be refunded, please allow 4 weeks to receive the refund.  Continue watching our Facebook page and website for updates.  We look forward to seeing everyone when we can re-open!

UPDATE (March 24th, 2020) :  Effective immediately, all City of Hartford playground equipment is closed until further notice.

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Program Registration

Current Activity Guide: 2019-2020 WinterSpring Activity Guide (PDF)

Click HERE for a printable program registration form/liability waiver.

Previous Activity Guide: 2019 Fall Activity Guide (PDF)

2019-2020 WinterSpring Guide Cover Opens in new windowFOUR WAYS TO REGISTER!


  • Monday-Thursday:  7 am to 5:45 pm
  • Friday:  7 am to 4:45 pm

AFTER-HOURS DROP BOX: (outside of building)


Hartford Parks & Recreation
125 N. Rural St.
Hartford, WI 53027

OR FAX TO: (262) 673-8303

Upcoming programs and events

GYMNASIUM SCHEDULE-Closed until April 24th


Youthball 2020

Employment Opp

HARTFORD RECREATION CENTER-Recreation Center Application (PDF)

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HARTFORD CITY TAXI- Taxi Application (PDF)

The City of Hartford is accepting applications in the Transportation Department for a weekend driving position. Being flexible to help out during weekdays is a plus. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid Wisconsin Drivers license. Applications are available at the Hartford Parks & Recreation Center. Call 673-8222 for more info.Childcare ServiceChildcare Room Opens in new window

Our childcare service is available to those who are staying within the Recreation Center (using fitness room, swimming, aerobics classes etc.). It is $3 per child for a 2 hour time block. We only allow 1 child under the age of 1 in the room at a time, with an 8 child maximum (more details in rules/policies). In order to guarantee services, please sign up 24 hours prior to the childcare shift. Day of drop-ins will be accepted as long as we have a childcare attendant. HOURS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

Before you use our childcare service, please review our rules/policies (PDF).

Click HERE to reserve your spot(s) in our childcare and to see available days & times.

Parents/Guardians are not permitted to leave the recreation facility while using the service.