City Pools and Spray Parks

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City Pools

Open June 24

The P.S. duPont Middle School Pool will open on Monday, July 1.

The public swimming pools operated by the City of Wilmington’s Parks and Recreation Department open for the season on Monday, June 24.

Refer to the schedule below for locations and days the pools are open and closed.

The pools are staffed by Red Cross-certified lifeguards, and feature changing facilities and showers. There is no cost to use the pools during public swim hours. While the pools are open to everyone, patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Please refer to the Aquatics Dress Code for information about the swimwear permitted at the City's aquatic facilities.

Spray Parks

Open June 24

The City of Wilmington also operates water spray parks which are open Monday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Woodlawn Park, 4th and Ferris Streets
  • Helen Chambers Park, 6th and Madison Streets
  • Brown Park, 8th Avenue and Duncan Street
  • Judy Johnson Park, 3rd and Clayton Streets
  • Mack Park, West 6th Street and North Ford Avenue
  • Father Tucker Park, W. 10th & N.Scott Streets
  • Kosciusko Park, Maple & S. Broom Streets.

For information about the City’s public swimming pools and spray parks, please contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at (302) 576-3810.

Eden Park Pool

LOCATION HOURS  
New Castle Avenue and the City Line
Phone: (302) 573-5560
Monday 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday Closed for camp activities
Wednesday 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Friday Closed
Saturday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
   

Foster Brown Pool

LOCATION HOURS  
7th and Lombard Streets
Phone: (302) 571-4265
Monday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Friday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
     

Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Aquatic Center

LOCATION HOURS  
26th Street and Speakman Place
Phone: (302) 571-4248
Monday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Thursday Closed
Friday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed
     

William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center Pool (indoor pool)

LOCATION HOURS
501 N. Madison Street
Phone: (302) 571-4266
Monday 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Friday 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed
     

P.S. duPont Middle School (indoor pool)

Opens Monday, July 1

LOCATION HOURS
701 W. 34th Street
Phone: (302)762-7146
Monday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed