Parks and Recreation Events

Mayor Dennis P. Williams and Director James Lane invite you to participate in the following Department of Parks and Recreation events:

2014 Fall College Tour to Virginia

Photo of students on college tour
Students attend the 2013 Fall College Tour

November 13 - 15, 2014
for High School Students grades 10-12


College to Visit:


  • $150.00 for City of Wilmington residents (must reside within City limits)
  • $165.00 for non-city residents
  • Includes hotel & transportation

Seat Deposit:

  • $50.00 non-refundable deposit for city residents
  • $65.00 non-refundable deposit for non-city residents

Only 42 spots are available on a first come, first served basis. Students will receive a verification letter for their absence from school.

Download the registration form here.

For registration information contact Nichole Torrence at (302) 576-3847.

“In accordance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, state and federal law, no person or group shall be excluded from participation, denied any benefits, or subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, handicap, and/or disability.” General complaints or inquiries should be directed to: Affirmative Action Officer (302-576-2460); and, persons with disabilities may contact, 504 Coordinator (302-576-2460), City of Wilmington, Department of Human Resources, 4th Floor, 800 French Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801. TTY is available at (302) 571-4568 or 1-800-232-5460.”

Contact Parks & Rec

Mailing Address

Department of Parks & Recreation
City of Wilmington Municipal Services Complex
500 Wilmington Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: (302) 576-3813

Fax: (302) 573-5790

Parks Maintenance: (302) 576-3820

Contact William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center

Mailing Address

501 N. Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: (302) 571-4266