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Parks & Recreation Division

Michael S. Rigby -  Assistant Director

Kent County Recreation Center

1683 New Burton Road, Dover, DE 19904

(302) 744-2495 Fax: (302) 760-4760

General Office Email:    ParksRec@co.kent.de.us 

 

Office Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.  Mon. - Fri.

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Activity Registration
Rec Center Schedules
Leagues & Special Events
Rentals & Park Schedules
County Parks & Trails
Administration - Employment
Winter 2017 Program Registration Now Open  

 

December 5, 2016 - - - The Winter 2016-17 Kent County Levy Court Community Newsletter and Parks and Recreation Brochure was sent out last Friday (12/2) in the mail.

 

Registration will be accepted through the mail, in person, by fax or online on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Monday, December 5 at 8:00 AM

 

Winter 16 17 Cover

 

NO PHONE IN REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

Cost of activity must be paid in full when registering except when stated differently. Please follow registration procedures listed below.

  

Online Registration can be accessed through http://www.maxsolutionsonline.com/kentcountypr/Customer/HomePage.aspx . MasterCard, Visa and Discover Card payments are processed through Element; however, refunds must be processed through Kent County Parks and Recreation; allow up to 2 weeks for processing. All other refund policies apply. Mail or Walk-in Registration Payments may be made with cash, check, money order, Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card. Make checks payable to Kent County Parks & Recreation and mail or hand deliver to: 1683 New Burton Rd, Dover, DE 19904. For your protection, please do not mail cash.

 

REFUND POLICY


Registration fees for recreation programs/activities must be paid in advance and shall be refunded in full to the payer of record if the County cancels the program/activity. If a participant cancels his/her participation in a program at least five (5) days prior to the first scheduled day, a full refund shall be paid less a  5 processing fee pursuant to County ordinance. Refunds will not be given for any  other reason.

Rec Center Weekly Activity Schedules for:

 

Nov. 28 - Dec. 4, 2016

Dec. 5 - Dec. 11, 2016

 

 

League Information

 

FALL 2016

Adult Co-ed Field Hockey League [Information] [Results/Standings

 

 

WINTER 2017

Tot Indoor Soccer League (begins Jan. 14) [Information] [Schedule]

Tot Basketball League (begins Jan. 14) [Information] [Schedule]

Jr. Co-ed Volleyball League (begins Jan. 18) [Information] [Schedule]

Youth Basketball League (begins Jan. 14) [Information] [Schedule]

Jr. Indoor Soccer League (begins Jan. 14) [Information] [Schedule]

Boys Jr. Basketball League (begins Jan. 10) [Information] [Schedule]

Youth Floor Hockey League (begins Jan. 8) [Information] [Schedule]

Youth Indoor Flag Football League (begins Jan. 14) [Information] [Schedule]

Youth Indoor Lacrosse League (begins Jan. 5) [Information] [Schedule]

Boy's High School Lacrosse League (begins Jan. 5) [Information] [Schedule]

Girl's High School Lacrosse League (begins Jan. 5) [Information] [Schedule]

Adult Pickleball League (begins Jan. 14) [Information] [Schedule]

Adult Co-ed Indoor Soccer League (begins Jan. 20) [Information] [Schedule]

Adult Co-ed Volleyball League (begins Jan. 10) [Information] [Schedule]

Adult 50 & Up Men's Basketball League (begins Jan. 15) [Information] [Schedule]

 

 

Special Events

 

Safe Summer Day

Earth Day

Make-A-Difference Day

Fright Night

Childrens' Fantasy Trail

Operation North Pole

Kent County Facilities Available for Exclusive Use

 

Exclusive use of outdoor athletic fields and indoor courts at the new Recreation Center is offered at Kent County Parks and Recreation. Exclusive use affords teams, groups, or individuals, the ability to definitively schedule an event, game, or tournament.. A monetary fee and security deposit must be submitted with an application for field rental for it to be processed. 

 

Procedures for Applying for Rentals and Concessions Permit

 

  • Fill out application for rental (link on the left)
  • Submit with payment (rental fee + security deposit) to P&R Office, preferably by separate checks.
  • Requested date(s) must be inside three (3) months out and no sooner than 15 days before to be processed.
  • If concessions are requested, applicant must submit Vending/Concession Permit Application with Rental Application, there is no added fee for this application.
  • Parks and Recreation Director will authorize permits (Director of Community Service if absent or unable) and notify applicant of acceptance or rejection.
  • Please bring a hard copy of your permit to your scheduled event(s), even if it is multiple days.

Park Facility Chart

Brecknock Browns Branch Big Oak Lebanon Landing Tidbury Creek
Public Restroom   
 
Playground  
Horseshoes      
Nature Trail    
Walking Trail    
Sand Volleyball      
Pavilion    
Softball Fields    
Multi-Purpose Fields      
Picnic Area
Outdoor Grill  
Nature Center          
Fitness Area        
Bike Rack
Field Rentals    
Stage          
Fishing Pond          
Dog Park        
Fishing Pier        
Boating Ramp        

 

 

Kent County Park Map 

 

Kent County Park Trail Distances

 

Brecknock Loop - 0.9 miles
Brecknock Nature Extention (Park to W.B. Simpson Elementary) - 0.8 miles

 

Tidbury Creek Loop - 0.5 miles

 

Big Oak Park Loop - 1.1 miles

 

Browns Branch Nature Trail - 0.3 miles
Browns Branch Boundary Loop - 1.1 miles

 

St. Jones Greenway
- Capital City Segment (Silver Lake to Winner Ford) - 1.5 miles
- Issac Branch Phase 1 Segment (Winner Ford to Capital Park) 1.4 miles
- Issac Branch Phase 2 Segment (Capitol Park to Route 10 Trailhead) - 1.2 miles

Kent County Parks and Recreation is a division of the Community Service department of Kent County Levy Court.

 

Community Service Department

Jeremy Sheppard  -  Director

Kent County Recreation Center

1683 New Burton Road, Dover, DE 19904

(302) 744-2495 Fax: (302) 760-4757

Email:     ParksRec@co.kent.de.us 

 

Office Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.  Mon. - Fri.

 

 

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