Welcome to Dover Township Recreation!  Here, you will find information about our parks, programs, events, trips and more.  We hope you will find something for all members of your family to enjoy.


Registrations (classes/trips/event) and building rental requests are all available at!  Online payments can be made with a credit card.  There is a 3% convenience fee to use your credit card.  Credit cards are NOT accepted at the Dover Township Building.  Rentals can be made with either check or cash at the Dover Township Building with no convenience fee.


Click on the following links for more information:

Park Information—here you will find descriptions, photos, and directions to the parks in Dover Township.

Rentals—From bridal showers and baby showers, to family reunions and weddings—we have a space for you!  Here you will find pictures of our rental locations and pricing.  Log on to to check availability and request a rental.

Recreation Programs & Events—Dover Township Recreation has many annual events for your family.  Fishing Show, Groundhog Day, Summer Concerts Series, Old Fashioned Carnival, Family Fun Fest, Halloween in the Park, Christmas in the Park are all yearly traditions.  Be sure to check this page for up to date information and for some fun NEW traditions!  Registration for events can be done at

Fitness Classes—Did you know that we offer Zumba and other fitness classes?  Be sure to check out this page for more information.

Bus Trips – We offer bus trips to many neat destinations.  Join us on our next adventure!

Recreation Links – Youth sports programs and other recreation related links are located here.

Sponsorship – Please visit this page to see our many sponsors.  Dover Township’s events are growing!  We would like to thank our sponsors for helping us offer more fun for everyone!  If you or your business would like to sponsor Dover Township Recreation, please contact us for a sponsorship packet.

We are always looking for volunteers.   Please reach out to us if you need service hours or if your group or business would like to help with an event.


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Dover Township and the Borough of Dover are working together on a Joint Comprehensive Plan. You are invited to attend the following meetings:Dover Borough and Dover Township are working together on a joint comprehensive plan, and we are happy to be a part of the process.

If you live in either of these communities, please plan on attending one or more of these meetings. Public input is key!
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If you've never been to Nixon Park - you're missing out! This was a favorite of my kids when they were younger. Here's something fun for the kids tomorrow.On Saturday, January 12 there will be a Kids Nature Play Drop-in program at the Nixon Park Nature Center from 9am - 3pm. No fee, no registration is required! Come any time during the program and stay as long or as short as you want. Dress up, use puppets, touch and feel natural objects, explore with short scavenger hunts and be creative! Various play stations will be set up inside the nature center to explore! ... See MoreSee Less

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