Empie Park


Off-leash Dog Park

Location Details
  • Completely fenced in
  • Separate large and small dog areas
  • Water and pet waste stations
  • Shade
  • Free
Park Rules
  • Always clean up after your dog.
  • Children under age 12 are not permitted.
  • Dogs must have current license and vaccinations.
  • Dogs that act in an aggressive manner must be muzzled or removed.
  • Persistent mounting or other dominant behavior is not allowed.
  • Owners are responsible for any injuries caused by their dogs.
  • Food and toys are not allowed in the dog park.
  • Do not leave dogs unattended.
  • Upon entering or leaving the dog park, dogs must be on a leash.
  • Female dogs in heat are prohibited! h Puppies less than 4 months of age are prohibited.
  • Running, ball playing, and riding a bike are not permitted.
  • If a person is bitten by a dog, please report it to Animal Control at 910.798.7500.
Sponsorship Opportunities

The dedication and fundraising of the Wilmington Dog Park Committee, along with contributions from sponsors and individual donors, made the opening of the dog park possible. Honor a relative or pet by purchasing a sign or bench for the park. For details call, 910.341.3237.

Althea Gibson Tennis Complex

The Althea Gibson Tennis Complex has in total 24 hard tennis courts with lights. It also features a 1,500-square-foot clubhouse with lounge, meeting room, and snack counter. Courts are open to the public on a walk-up basis at no charge. You may also reserve a court for a fee by email or by calling 910.341.4631.  


3405 Park Ave, Wilmington 28403  View Map

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