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Summer in the Park 2019 Brochure and Day Camp Information
Register NOW for Summer Youth Programs



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Important Updates


Looking for a great career opportunity?

The Botanical Conservatory is looking for a full time program coordinator to become a member of our team.  Learn more: Program Coordinator 

Foster Park Road Closure starting July 8, 2019


Motorists in the vicinity of the Broadway and Rudisill Boulevard intersection will notice a new road closure. The intersection will be closed to accommodate construction of the Rudisill Consolidation Sewer, beginning the week of July 8, 2019.  The closure is expected to be in place for up to ten months. 

Access to Foster Park will be from south of the park.  Check out the Detour Map of Foster Park  for additional information. 


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Franke Park Master Plan Available for Public Viewing

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has released the final version of the Franke Park Master Plan for public view. It can be viewed now at

Fundraising Campaign Begins for Foster Park Pavilion Restoration

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Friends of the Parks of Allen County have launched a fundraising campaign for the restoration of Foster Park Pavilion #3. Interested donors can make a contribution at or at   Learn more about the campaign!


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Learn more about the Riverfront

Promenade Park opening August 9 - August 11, 2019!

With the grand opening of Promenade Park, we promise amazing experiences in extraordinary places.

Interested in finding out more about Promenade Park including about the chosen sculpture, park history, time lapse photography, donation information, Grand Opening Celebration and much more?  A new Promenade Park link is now available. 

Volunteers needed for the Riverfront Grand Opening!

We are busy planning for the Grand Opening of Promenade Park and we need YOU! If you can Volunteer we have half hour informational meetings that will be held at the outdoor pavilion at Lawton Park next to Kid's Crossing playground on: June 18 at 12:15 pm, June 20th at 6:30 pm, June 24th at 12:15 pm, June 26th at 6:15 pm, June 28th at 6:30 pm. If you can volunteer, please contact Kim Weldon at 260.427.5166 and let her know which meeting you can attend. 


Visit Foellinger Theatre this summer!!

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Check out the Theatre link for additional information on purchasing tickets.

The Memorial Park Task Force Recommendations Report 

The Memorial Park Task Force Recommendations Report is now available on-line.

The Fun Times

The Fun Times is a guide that is updated four times a year. It includes events, classes, and programs that are available. The guide is available online and in the mail to those who sign up to be on our mailing list. To be added to our mailing list and/or to sign up for our E-News please go to the Talk to us 2! page. 

McMillen Youth Program Registration

Click HERE to complete the On-line McMillen Youth Program Registration form.   Please call 427-2420 if you have any questions.  

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Upcoming Events

Children’s Gently Used Book Swap & Sale
18 Jul 2019  10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
19 Jul 2019   8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3Rivers Federal Credit Union Pedal, Paddle, and Play
20 Jul 2019   9:30 am - 3:00 pm
20 Jul 2019   7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Stayin’ Alive The World’s Best Tribute to the Bee Gees
20 Jul 2019   8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department  705 E. State Blvd.   Fort Wayne, IN 46805  (260) 427-6000 • Office hours: Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm