Adult Athletics: 302 Willard Street, Wilmington
Rodney Jackson, Athletics Supervisor 910.343-3682
Youth Athletics: 401 S. 8th Street, Wilmington
The Athletics section provides opportunities for participation in team and individual sports including leagues, classes, special events and tournaments for youth and adults.
Programs Offered include:
- Youth basketball Leagues (see registration information below)
- Tball League (Spring) See information below
- Junior Officials Program - Call 341.0057 for more information.
- Open Gym
- Special Events
- Tennis Clinics
Field & Facility Rentals
Please call 343.3682 or email if you have questions.
Sign up to receive Text alerts or emails informing you of condition of athletic fields or courts. Note the city does not charge for this service.
Ages: 4-6 Cost: $30 Flyer
Games played at Robert Strange Park (MLK Center fields) & Maides Park
Registration Deadline: April 5
Practices on Tuesday or Thursday (one practice per week)
Games on Saturdays beginning at 10 am Season: April 3 - May 26
Note: A TBall Clinic will be held for league participants on April 3 & 5 from 6 pm - 7:30 pm at Maides Park.
You must be registered for the Tball League to participate in the clinic. You can register at the day of the clinic.
Slam Basketball League
Youth basketball league for ages 16-18 Games Monday and Wednesday.
Age of by June 1 Season: April 9 – May 28
Practice and game times 5:30-8:30 p.m. @ MLK Gymnasium
Cost: $30 Registration deadline: April 2nd
Ages 7-12 Cost: $30 Flyer
Practices outside MLK and Games at Legion Stadium on Saturdays only.
Age of by June 1 Season: April 16 – June 16
Registration Deadline: April 2 Registration Form or Register Online
Open Gym @ MLK Community Center
MLK Community Center is located at 401 S. 8th Street in Wilmington. Gym hours are subject to change due to evening programs. Call ahead to 910.341.7866 to assure gym is open to public. Cost: Free
Adult Open Gym (18/up)
Monday & Friday 10 a.m. -12 p.m.
Youth Open Gym 17/under
Monday – Friday 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Open Gym - Adults with Disabilities
Wed. 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 a.m. – 12 noon
Mondays & Fridays 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
NOTE: Gym hours are subject to change
due to evening programs. Please call 341.7866
ahead to assure gym will be open to public.