Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) all aprograms, leagues and activities including our athletics programs are cancelled or postponed until March 30.  Please note this is an evolving situation and additional cancellations can take place. 

Questions about athletics?  Please call 341.0057 or 343.3682 or email

For updates on operational changes including Parks & Recreation activities, visit Website


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:

Field & Facility Rental Information 

Please call 343.3682 or email if you have questions.

Spring Sports

  • Flag Football
  • T-ball 
  • 15u Basketball
  • Kids Beach Volleyball
  • City Warriors Ultimate Frisbee

Junior Officials Program For Flag Football
Details & Registration   Flyer 

FREE Basketball Clinics     Flyer

Monday, April 13  Time: 5:30 pm - 7 pm  (ages 7-10)   
Monday, April 20 Time:  5:30-7pm  (ages 11-15)
Cost: Free    Register Online

Questions?  Call 341.0057 or 343.3682


Collaborative Programs 


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