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Summer in the Park 2019 Brochure
Register NOW for Summer Youth Programs

Register for Lifetime Sports Academy
Note: the Summer Playground program STARTS June 5th (not June 3rd due to the school schedule)

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Summer 2019 Day Camp Brochure 

Register NOW for Summer Day Camps!



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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. 


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 Are you looking for a seasonal or summer job?  We have numerous positions to fill.  Check out the fliers and then apply on-line.



2019 Street Tree Application Information

Thank you for your interest maintaining our city’s tree canopy.  The Street Tree Application is now AVAILABLE: 2019 Street Tree Application Information.  The yearly application deadline is July 1st
You can check out the approved list of trees:

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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NOW AVAILABLE!  Search for parks, trails, activities and more.

We want your feedback!

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This quick and easy survey will only take 1 minute or less and will provide us with valuable information!

Upcoming Events

Trek the Trails
18 Jun 2019   6:10 pm - 8:00 pm
Bug Day
22 Jun 2019  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Clan Tynker Family Circus
29 Jun 2019  12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gabriel Sanchez presents the Prince Experience
6 Jul 2019   8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fort Wayne Area Community Band presents “The Best of the Best”
9 Jul 2019   7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department  705 E. State Blvd.   Fort Wayne, IN 46805  (260) 427-6000