Fit For Fun Center

Upcoming Closures at Fit For Fun

All day: July 4
Morning session closed: 9 a.m. to noon July 1



Welcome to the City of Wilmington’s Fit For Fun Center, where joy and growth intertwine in a vibrant recreation environment tailored for children and their adult caregivers. Fit For Fun celebrates the wonder of childhood and the power of play as a tool for development.


This indoor children's play center is a haven for Wilmington-area families seeking meaningful connections and developmental milestones. Here, children from birth to 5 years old are invited to "Play with a Purpose," engaging in activities that foster exploration, creativity, and expression. Fit For Fun staff understand the importance of parental involvement in a child's journey, and caregivers are encouraged to be active participants in their children's growth and development.


Fit For Fun stands out as a unique facility solely dedicated to the early years of childhood. Through a carefully curated play menu, families are offered a diverse range of structured activities, programs, and special events throughout the year. Free play, a cornerstone of childhood development, is nurtured and cherished within the walls. 

The Center offers:

  • Large main play area including slides, tunnels, and various ride on toys
  • Art room with paint and glue projects, homemade play-dough and a water table. *Art projects rotate weekly and are included with admission.
  • Small toys room with play kitchen, dress-up station, train table, books and manipulatives
  • Fully fenced outdoor playground
  • Popular activities including obstacle courses, musical instrument days, painting days, parachute play, and special events throughout the year.


One-of-a-kind, Fit For Fun’s sole focus is on young children from birth to 5 years old to “Play with a Purpose.” This facility is focused on early childhood development and parent-child interaction. Families at the Fit For Fun Center enjoy an assorted play menu with a variety of structured activities, programs and special events throughout the year, as well as free play, which is a vital aspect of child development in this age group.


Daily Admission: $5 per child/per session; adults enter free

  • Visa/MasterCard & cash accepted
  • Adults and children under 6 months old play for free
  • Children ages 10+ are permitted free of charge as parent helpers and must assist with the younger children

Multi-visit passes (expire one year from purchase date)

  • $20 (5 sessions)
  • $35 (10 sessions)

Museums For All
Free admission for families presenting a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, and a valid form of photo ID (up to four individuals per EBT card).


  • $55 semi-annual
  • $110 annual

Payment plans available upon request

  • Include unlimited admission Monday through Saturday for up to five children and any accompanying adults
  • Each membership begins on the day of purchase
  • Include free access to special events and daily programs
  • 10% discount on Fit For Fun birthday parties 



Birthday and Facility Rentals

Private birthday party rentals

  • Offered Monday through Saturday from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Rental includes access to the large playroom, outdoor playground and the art/party room. The small toys room will not be accessible.
  • All food and drinks must be kept inside the Art/Party Room.
  • Families must clean up the party room post-event and take out party trash.
  •  20 children maximum
  • At least one staff member will be present to assist with the chosen activity and lighting birthday candles.

    • Only Fit For Fun staff will be responsible for lighting birthday candles. If flamed candles are preferred, a separate piece of cake should be used for blowing out candles for sanitary reasons.

Rental Schedule

Rental of facility begins at noon and ends at 2 p.m.

  • Noon to 12:15 p.m.: Set up / guests arrive
  • 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.: Free play time
  • 12:45 to 1 p.m.: Special activity (discussed at reservation)
  • 1 to 1:45 p.m.: Cake / snack time and more free play
  • 1:45 to 2 p.m.: Event break down / guests leave

Items to Bring

You will need to provide your own:

  • Paper products (plates, cups, napkins, hats, eating utensils, etc.)
  • Tablecloths (4 rectangular tables are 30 x 48 inches)
  • Cake/snacks
  • Decorations

Optional items:

  • Birthday candles (No sparkler or lotus candles)
  • Ice cream cups
  • Juice boxes
  • Goody bags (please hand out goody bags at exit)

Prohibited Items

  • No bounce houses
  • No sparklers or lotus candles (regular birthday candles and flameless options are allowed)
  • No open food or drinks allowed in the Large Play Room. All food and drinks must be consumed inside the Art/Party Room or on the outdoor play island.

Special Activity Options

  • Bubbles (outside)
  • Parachute play
  • Tattoo station
  • Fishing games
  • Obstacle course
  • Musical instruments
  • Bean bag toss
  • Kiddie bowling


$250, including $100 refundable clean-up deposit (10% off with a Fit For Fun membership)

  • $175 is due at time of reservation ($100 refundable clean-up deposit along with $75 payment)
  • The remaining $75 balance is due on the day of the facility rental
  • A $75 cancellation fee must be paid within two weeks of event (exceptions at the discretion of the recreation supervisor)

Download party rental information(PDF, 170KB)

Submit an inquiry

Rules and Regulations

  • Walk-ins are welcome for daily play sessions. Online pre-registration is required for special events only. Admission fees will be paid at the center on the day of reservation.
  • Please enjoy your snacks at the designated snack table in the art room or on the outdoor play island.
  • Hand-sanitizing stations have been placed throughout the center.
  • Our staff cleans all toys and play equipment with soap and water and a high-solution sanitizer between each play session.
  • Cleaning wipes are located on the cubbies by the bathrooms and on the art room shelves. Please help yourself if you would like to clean equipment before and/or after your child plays with a toy.
  • A "Yuck Bin" is now located in the small toys room. If a toy finds its way into your child’s mouth, please place it in the bin for sanitizing.

Rules and Regulations

  • Children and adults must wear socks or shoes at all times. No bare feet.
  • No open food or drinks allowed in play areas. Light snacks may be consumed at the designated snack table in the art room or on the outdoor play island, but no full lunches, please.
  • No birthday parties or accompanying gifts, favors, food, singing, etc. during regular play sessions. No exceptions. Private birthday parties may be scheduled Monday through Saturday from noon to 2 p.m.
  • No sick children or adults.
  • All injuries and bathroom accidents must be reported to Fit For Fun Center staff immediately.
  • No diaper changing on play floor or in eating area. Please use the designated changing tables in the children’s restrooms.
  • Children must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult (18+) at all times.
  • Parent helpers must be ages 10+ and assist with the younger child/children they are accompanying.
  • Adults must not sit on play equipment (slides, etc.). Please use chairs provided in play area.

Play Menu

Art Projects

Art projects rotate weekly and are included with admission. All art activities will be available throughout the duration of the play session.  

Play with a Purpose!

Children and adults alike are encouraged to release their imaginations at Fit For Fun. Popular activities include obstacle courses, musical instrument days, painting days, parachute play, and special events throughout the year.

July Brochure(PDF, 614KB)


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