Channing Pond

outdoor wooden sign next to road reads channing pondLocated just outside of Dover Center, along Springdale Avenue, Channing Pond is a great place for you and your family to enjoy the outdoors with fishing, hiking and picnic tables during the warmer seasons and pond skating during colder weather!

What is there to do at Channing Pond?

During the winter months Channing Pond is available for Outdoor Ice Skating once Parks & Recreation has ensured adequate ice depth.

Visit the Winter Ice Depth Updates Page, for detailed outdoor skating updates including ice surface status, hours of permitted use, pond lights schedule and pond information.

To receive all of that same information directly to your your cell phone - go to the Town of Dover: Notify Me Center, then scroll down to the 'News Flash' section and select 'Parks & Recreation'!

frozen pond in distance with ice skaters

Dover Parks & Recreation hosts the annual Youth Fishing Derby at Channing Pond in the Spring, each year.

To learn more about our Youth Fishing Derby, please visit our Spring Events page!

man with arms around daughter helping her fish

Click the map below, for directions to Channing Pond: