The City Announces Details of Summer Parks and Recreation Programs

Summer parks and recreation programs have begun this week in Wilmington. All activities are happening in accordance with State of Delaware Phase 2 guidelines in regards to COVID-19.  

Swimming Pools

  • Eden Park Pool, on New Castle Avenue
  • Foster Brown Pool at 7th and Lombard streets
  • Joseph R. Biden Jr. Aquatic Center (formerly Prices Run Pool), at 26th Street and Speakman Place
  • William “Hicks” Anderson Center, Fifth and Madison streets 

City pools are scheduled to close for the summer on Saturday, August 8. For a complete schedule, visit The city will adhere to the state guidelines and not exceed 60% capacity. 

Recreation Programs

Playgrounds are scheduled to reopen soon. Also, the following recreational programs and activities will take place this summer with all necessary COVID-19 health and safety precautions in accordance with State of Delaware Phase 2 guidelines:

Wednesday Night Track and Field

Mount Pleasant High School

July 1st; 8th; 15th; 22nd and 29th

All meets will begin at 5:45 p.m. and run until 8:15 p.m.

Men’s Softball

Kingswood I and Kingswood III, 23rd and Bowers streets

Brown-Burton Winchester Park, North Locust and East 23rd streets

July 6th through September 8th

Late Afternoon/Early Evening Park Programming

Kosciusko Park, South Broom and Maple streets

Haynes Park, West 30th Street and Miller Road

Operates Monday to Thursday, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., from July 6th through August 6th

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