Day Camp Brochure Information
The Day Camp Brochure will be posted on-line on March 8th.  Registration will start on March 22!

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Check out our current COVID-19 Park/Program Modifications infographic to learn more about what is opening when!  You can stay up to date on other important updates on our COVID-19 page.  Please reach out at 260-427-6000 with any questions.  

Most Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation offices and facilities are now OPEN to the public at their normal operating hours.  Capacities will be limited in these buildings and all facilities will continue to requrire masks and proper social distancing practices.  Learn More about Facilities that are now OPEN! 

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We created a new link so you can be up on the latest FUN we are rolling out this winter!  Whether you are at HOME or on the GO...we want you to know we have FUN ways you can enjoy the Parks!

Be sure to visit this link often as we will be updating with new virtual activities for you!  Stay safe.

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Important Update Regarding Youth Center Programming Schedule 

McMillen Community Center, Jennings Center and Weisser Center are now open for registered participants.  NOTE, Cooper Center will remain closed at this time.  Virtual programming options will remain in place.  Check out the Youth Center link to learn more about either in-person or virtual options.

Parks & Recreation Youth Center Meal Service Suspended Temporarily 

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department will be temporarily suspending its Kids Cafe meal service program starting 12/14/2020.  Check out the press release to learn more.  If you are looking for Free Kids' meals information we have compiled a list of feeding sites. 

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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! 

Comprehensive Survey Results

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.   


  Parks at Home slidesmAre you looking for virtual activities to do?  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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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. 

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Upcoming Events

Book Sales
9 Mar 2021   8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Spring Forward at the Conservatory
12 Mar 2021  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Spring Forward Fest
13 Mar 2021   6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tiki Session
25 Mar 2021  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Caps for a Cause
28 Mar 2021   1:00 pm - 3:00 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