Parks & Recreation


Featured Activity  


This course introduces yogic postures, alignment, and breathing to promote energy and restore balance.  Pilates will be added to increase strength Join us at the John W. Pitts Recreation Center from 8:45 – 9:45 AM on Tuesdays & Thursdays .  Be sure to bring a yoga mat to class.  Class is led by Crystal Lee, RN RYT.  Activity Fee: $64        JOIN TODAY.....


Recreation Needs Assessment 

Approved by City Council on August 24, 2015, we are pleased to present the Recreation Needs Assessment  report.  

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

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

Ann Marie Townshend, AICP

2016 Fall & Winter Class & Activity Brochures (click below) :

Fitness Classes

Sports Leagues

Bus Trips

Enrichment Classes

Sports Classes

Mature Adult Activities


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   -    4 Easy Ways To Register!

ONLINE:   Call 674-7541 for your personalized customer password and then log into our online site!    Online Registration

IN PERSON:        
     John W. Pitts Recreation Center

     10 Electric Ave.
     Dover, DE 19904

BY MAIL:         
     1) Complete the Registration Form

      2) Enclose check or money order payable to "City of Dover"
              or provide your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover number
with expiration date
       3) Mail to:

               City of Dover Recreation Department
               PO Box 475
               Dover, DE 19903

BY FAX:   
      (302) 678-2674
    Please note: For registration forms that are faxed, you must call in payment information

Early registration is recommended as all classes and activities have minimum and maximum limits on participants. Classes are subject to cancellation if minimum participation requirements are not met one week prior to start of class.