Parks & Recreation

**NOTICE: June 20, 2019    Tonight's Concert on The Green performance by Vaughn Bratcher has been moved inside at the John W. Pitts Recreation Center (Schutte Park) due to weather conditions.

NOTICE - Temporary Closure of Dover Park Basketball Court

We are web friendly!! 

Please be sure to check out our new online customer friendly portal.  Here you will be able to see our programs, facility activities and registration is OPEN!

2019 Summer Activities and Programs
Featured Activities:  

Dover PoGo

Did you know that Schutte Park is a Pokemon Go site?  Yes, it sure is and there's more. Schutte Park will host a Pokemon Go Tournament on Sunday, July 21 from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm.

Current Office Hours:
Mon.-Thurs    7 am - 9 pm
Fri.                 7 am - 8 pm
Sat.          8:30 am - 2 pm
Sun.            10 am - 2 pm
Hours are subject to change.

Kirby A. Hudson, MPIA
City of Dover Parks & Recreation
(302) 736-7050

Contact Information:
Service Desk -  (302) 674-7541 or (302) 736-7050
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

Class & Activity Brochures (click below) :

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.

John W. Pitts Recreation Center

10 Electric Avenue
Dover, DE 19904

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