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Posted on: October 12, 2021

It's time to register for winter!

WINTER 202122 registration FINAL STILL

Registration for most of our winter 2021/22 programs & special events will open online beginning WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13th @ 10:00AM!

Registration for most winter activities will open to all, through our ONLINE REGISTRATION PORTAL begin...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Costume Contest

2021 Virtual Costume Contest STILL IMAGE

Who is ready for our 2nd annual SPOOK-TACULAR VIRTUAL COSTUME CONTEST?!?

1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes will be awarded for EACH of the following FIVE CATEGORIES:



  • 3rd - 5th GRADE

  • 6th - 8th GRADE



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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Pumpkin Decorating

2021 Pumpkin Decorating, Saturday October 30th

Dover resident families are invited to join us for the 2nd annual afternoon of costumes, music and pumpkin decorating at the Caryl Community Center! 

DJ Jimmy's Halloween-themed playlist will fill the air as children each decorate their own pumpki...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Current Field Status

2021 Field Status THURS 10.7 - ALL OPEN

All athletic fields at Chickering Playfields and Caryl Park & Playfields are OPEN.

For any questions regarding specific practices or games, you will need to contact your coach or league officials.


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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Dover Traveling Public Art - Call for Entries

2021 Public Art CFE

2021 Call for Entries

Your mission: Create a placemaking 3D artwork that inspires and unifies our community as it travels from one Parks & Recreation maintained space to another.

  • Please submit one work per individual or group. Groups of 2-5 collaboratin...
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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Welcome to the Dover Parks & Recreation Department!

Dover Parks and Recreation department logo

Whether you're a resident or visitor, we're glad you're here! 

We hope you find our updated website helpful with user-friendly features, compatibility and accessibility updates, interactive notification options and calen...

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