Learn more about the Riverfront.
Interested in finding out more about Promenade Park including about the chosen sculpture, park history, time lapse photography, donation information 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 during the weekend of June 21-23 we have half hour informational meetings in April and May. See the Volunteers Needed flier for additional details!
Arbor Day Tree Seedling
Third grade students in Fort Wayne will receive a tree seedling.
Each year, Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation partners with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Friends of the Parks, and the School Children Flower and Vegetable Association to offer every Allen County third grader a tree seedling. Seedlings will be delivered this year from April 22-24th. Learn more about how to care for your seedling.
Dupont Road Construction/Salmon Park
As weather warms up, construction projects will begin again around the city, including the ongoing work on Dupont Road near Salomon Farm Park. The park entrance will remain open throughout construction, but please be aware of traffic changes near Salomon and plan accordingly.
Controlled Burn at Buckner Park
The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has hired a contractor to conduct a controlled burn on the parking lot swales at Buckner Park this spring sometime between March 19 and April 19.
The parking lot swales at Buckner were designed to provide temporary detention and filtration of storm water as it comes off the parking lot. This type of swale system helps to reduce and clean our storm water before it reaches our rivers. These swales were originally planted with native grasses, sedges, and wildflowers. Learn more...
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: http://www.fortwayneparks.org/images/PDF/2019_CM_Approved_List.pdf
Just Announced 2019 Foellinger Theatre Concert Dates
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.