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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