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:


Photo of Camp Barnes kidsCamp Barnes Overnight Camp

For boys and girls ages 8 to 13

SESSION I (Girls only):
July 11 - 14, 2014
SESSION III (Girls only):
July 25 - 28, 2014
SESSION II (Boys only):
July 18 - 21, 2014
SESSION IV (Boys only):
August 1 - 4, 2014

Activities include swimming, kayaking, nature walks, scavenger hunts, camp fire activities, arts and crafts, and more!

Partipants will receive a free Camp Barnes t-shirt.

Space is limited to the first 50 participants per session (one session only per participant).

Download the information flyer here.

For more information, call the Department of Parks and Recreation 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