Athletics: 401 S. 8th Street, Wilmington

Andrea Talley, Recreation Supervisor  910.343.3682

Morrell Fox, Recreation Coordinator  910.341.0057

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
  • T-ball League
  • Junior Officials Program - Call 341.0057 for more information.
  • Open Gym
  • Camps
  • Special Events
  • Tennis Clinics

6U Basketball 


Now registering for the Fall:

9U and 12U Basketball Leagues

Registration Period -  September 16 - November 1
Cost:  $35    Registration Form   Register Online

- Evaluations 9U  are on November 6
- Evaluations 12U are on November 6

Games will be on Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays.
First game is in December.

Questions?  Call 341.0057 or 343.3682


Collaborative Programs 

Field & Facility Rentals 

Please call 343.3682 or email if you have questions.

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Open Gym  & Gym Activities @ 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

Open Gym ages 18/up
Tuesday and Friday  10 am -12 pm

Open Gym (40+)
Thursdays  10 am - 12 pm

City Employee Open Gym
Tuesdays 12 pm -2 pm

PE For Homeschooled Kids
Thursday 1 pm - 2 pm 

Adults with Disabilities Open Gym
Wednesdays  12 pm - 1 pm

Open Gym (all ages) 
Wednesdays  10 am - 12 pm

Mondays and Fridays 12 pm -3 pm

Youth Open Gym
Monday-Friday 4 pm -5 pm

***All days are subject to change due to special events,programs and rentals***  Questions? Please call 341.7866

COST: Free