Parks & Recreation

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    Channing Pond OPEN - Monday January 25th 2021

    As of Monday January 25th Channing Pond is OPEN. The current ice depth: 4 inches. Channing Pond is open to residents only. Please note: Pond skating is never 100% safe. Read on...
  2. Dover Parks and Recreation

    Welcome to the Dover Parks & Recreation Department!

    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 View our Welcome
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The Dover Parks and Recreation Department develops and implements recreational activities for all ages. It is in charge of the care, maintenance and planning for all park lands as well as Dover school grounds, protective agency grounds, and the grounds of the library, Town House and Caryl Community Center. Dover Parks and Recreation coordinates special events and summer camps.

Dover Recreation is currently creating a new site along with the Town to enhance & improve user experience. While we do that, please continue to use the current site by clicking the image below to visit

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Didn’t find the answer you were looking for? Ask us a question using an online form, or visit the Parks and Recreation website.