City Pools and Spray Parks

Pool Season Open

Four of the public swimming pools operated by the City of Wilmington’s Parks and Recreation Department are open for the season.

The Foster Brown, Prices Run, William “Hicks” Anderson Community Center, and Eden Park pools will operate through August 13 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (public swim hours).

The P.S. duPont Middle School pool will operate on a limited schedule beginning June 17.

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.

Spray Parks Open Monday, June 20

The City of Wilmington also operates water spray parks which are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Father Tucker Field (9th and Lincoln Streets)
  • 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)
  • Eastlake Playground (30th and Madison Streets)

The last day spray parks will be open for the season is Labor Day (Monday, September 5, 2016).

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 City Line
Phone: (302) 573-5560
Monday 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday Camp Only
Wednesday 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday Camp Only
Friday Closed
Saturday 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 - 6:00 p.m.


Foster Brown Pool

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


Prices Run Pool (Brown, Burton, Winchester Park)

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


P.S. duPont Middle School Pool

Pool season for this location opens June 17.

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


Contact Parks and Rec

Mailing Address

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

Phone: (302) 576-3810

Fax: (302) 573-5675

Parks Maintenance: (302) 576-3820

Contact William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center

Mailing Address

501 N. Madison Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: (302) 571-4266