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SCFVA Important Information

Even though the Blue Ribbon Show is cancelled for 2020 we still want to see your plants!  Like our page today to participate in the SCFVA Virtual Plant, Flower and Vegetable Show. Also, if you have a plant that you received YEARS ago through the SCFVA program...please share that as well. We are looking forward to checking out what you've been growing!


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Great Tree Canopy Comeback 2020

Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10 am to noon.  

Check out the flier for additional information: Great Tree Canopy Comeback 2020


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Fall/Winter in-person program registration has started for Cooper, Jennings, and Weisser Youth Centers as well as for McMillen.   Youth Centers are open but you must be registered and follow other procedures.  Please Check out the Youth Center link  to learn more!


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Packard Park Master Plan

The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department is very interested in your input on the Packard Master Plan being proposed.  Please check out the Packard Park Master Plan to the plan and then e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any of your comments about the plan by November 12.   


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Check out our current Back on Track COVID-19 infographic to learn more about what is opening when!  You can stay up to date on other important updates on our COVID-19 page.

Comprehensive Survey Results
Just Released

The results from the Comprehensive Survey with Residents was presented at the Board of Park Commissioners meeting  on June 11. The Comprehensive Survey is now available to be viewed on-line.  


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When you venture out please follow the guidelines as established by the CDC to ensure a safe visit to your favorite park.  Social distancing and proper hand sanitization are very important to our community.

We continue to work closely with the City of Fort Wayne, Board of Health & CDC on our response to the virus.  Our number one priority is the health & safety of our citizens.  

If you have questions, feel free to complete an on-line Contact US form and a staff member will respond to you. 


 Parks at Home slidesmAre you looking for virtual activities to do while you are "sheltering in place"?  We now have a link devoted to all virtual activities whether you are going on a walk, checking out animals, reading a blog, trying a new activity or learning a skill-we've got you covered.  And the best part is we are adding more content daily so check out the link: FWParks@Home


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Visit Promenade Park, we promise amazing experiences in extraordinary places.



The Fun Times

The Fun Times is a guide that is updated four times a year.  Read more to learn how to be added to the mailing list. 

McMillen Youth Program Registration

Click HERE to complete the On-line McMillen Youth Program Registration form.    

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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

Community Appreciation Day
24 Oct 2020   8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nevermore: The Cask of Amontillado
31 Oct 2020   7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Veterans’ Breakfast & Bingo
6 Nov 2020   8:30 am -
You Can Play the Ukulele
7 Nov 2020   9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wild Game & Wine Tasting
7 Nov 2020   5:00 pm - 7:30 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