Parks & Recreation

ONLINE Registration

Special Announcement:  As we move forward in the next few weeks, resuming our programming both inside and out, please note several protocols have been put into place to protect our staff and you/your families.

Please take a few minutes to familiarize yourself prior to registration and/or on-site visits. (More informational links will be posted as protocols are developed, please check back frequently for updates.)

Multipurpose Room - Fitness Class Protocols

Youth Spring Soccer Protocols

Gym - Fitness Class Protocols

Volleyball League Protocols

Open Gym Walking Protocols



The John W. Pitts Recreation Center is open for walking/jogging, Monday - Friday from 7 - 10 AM.

Featured Activities

Soul Line Dance

Spring Youth Soccer League

Adult Volleyball League


Please visit the links below for Schutte Park and Dover Park Project Updates:

Schutte Park Projects Update December 15, 2020  

Dover Park Project Update December 17, 2020


Current Office Hours:
Mon.-Thurs    7 am - 8 pm
Fri.                 7 am - 8 pm
Sat.               9 am - 1 pm
Sun.            10 am - 2 pm
Hours are subject to change.

Robin Eaton, MBA
City of Dover Parks & Recreation
(302) 736-7050

Contact Information: 
Administrative Office: (302) 736-7050
John W. Pitts Recreation Center:  (302) 674-7541
Open Gym Schedule:  (302) 736-4443 

Weather Line:  (302) 736-7155
Email:  Parks[at sign]

Mailing Address:
City of Dover Parks & Recreation
PO Box 475
Dover, DE 19903 

Our Mission
To provide quality affordable recreation and leisure services that promote healthy lifestyles for residents of Dover and its surrounding communities.

Program Cancellation Line (Recording)
If the weather conditions have you wondering if an event is postponed or cancelled, call 302-736-7155.

Class & Activity Registration

Online Registration is here!!   Click this link to get started today.

1) Complete the
Registration Form

2) Enclose check payable to "City of Dover"
3) Mail to:

   City of Dover Parks & Recreation
   PO Box 475
   Dover, DE 19903 


Fiscal Year 20 Monthly Reports

Dover Park Master Plan

Fiscal Year 19 Monthly Reports Schutte Park Master Plan
Fiscal Year 18 Monthly Reports City of Dover Pedestrian Plan
Recreation Needs Assessment City of Dover Bicycle Plan