Enrichment Classes

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Enjoy these FREE events as we offer them at various Dover Parks.

Call 302-736-7030 with questions.

Presented by the Dover Public Library and Dover Parks & Recreation.


Date: June 19
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Mallard Pond Park
Join us at the Mallard Pond Park for a performance from Silly Joe! Silly Joe brings music and reading together in an interactive show that includes songs and stories with a rock and roll attitude and a literary bent. Kids fly like superheroes, swim with sharks, play the rubber chicken, and twist and shout, sometimes with underwear on their heads! It’s a full tilt rock show with a lot of laughs and even a few lessons.

Date: June 26
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dover & New Street Park

Join us at Dover & New Street Park for STEM activities geared towards school-age kids and tweens! Today we'll find out if you can build a bird's nest!


Date: July 3
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dover Park

The Brandywine Zoo will be visiting Dover Park! Come meet three ambassador animals and learn about some of their amazing adaptations!


Date: July 10
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Mallard Pond Park
Join us at the Mallard Pond Park to create nature-themed bookmarks with flowers and leaves!

Date: July 17
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dover & New Street Park

Join us at the Dover & New Street Park for an Insect Safari! Abbott's Mill will lead this program. Participants will explore the area using hand lenses and insect boxes and regroup to examine the finds!


Date: July 24
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dover Park

Join us at Dover Park for a performance by the Rehoboth Kid's Theatre! The Theatre will be performing Aesop's fable, Androcles and the Lion, a tale about friendship and freedom.


Date: July 31
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Mallard Pond Park
Join us at Mallard Pond Park for STEM activities geared towards school-age kids and tweens. Today we'll make terrariums! No registration required.

Date: August 7
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dover & New Street Park
Join us at the Dover & New Street Park to create some crafts! Today we'll make duct tape wallets!

Date: August 14
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dover Park
Join us at Dover Park to go on a yoga journey that your child will never forget!

Park Addresses:
Dover Park, 1210 White Oak Road, Dover, DE 19901
Dover & New Street Park , 301 Dover St., Dover, DE 19901
Mallard Pond Park , 45 Marsh Creek Lane, Dover, DE 19904



Card Making for Adults (18 & up)

Participants will use an assortment of tools, papers, stamps and embellishments to create greeting cards that will wow your family and friends.  You will make up to 4 assorted themed cards and/or one 3-D paper craft item.  All levels of experience are welcome.  Class is self-paced but individualized assistance is available as needed.   Instructor – Kim Courtney.   Minimum of 5, Maximum of 10.

Activity #ADCARD
Days:  Friday
Dates:  June 1
Times:  10:00 am-12:00 pm
Location:  Pitts Center MP Rm
Activity Fee: $15

Food, Fitness & Fun (8 - 14)

Campers learn kid-friendly messages about nutrition, physical activity and good health that are simple, interactive and fun.  Campers engage hands-on cooking/food and fitness activities and prepare delicious recipes from all food groups (grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy and meat) to develop a healthy lifestyle of eating and exercise.  Instructor:  Susan Albanese


Activity #18FFFP06

Days:  Monday-Friday

Dates:  June 18-June 22

Time:  8:30 am-11:30 am

Location:  JWP Center

Activity Fee:  $50


Activity #19FFFP07

Days:  Monday-Friday

Dates:  July 9-July 13

Time:  8:30 am-11:30 am

Location:  JWP Center

Activity Fee:  $50