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Casselwood Park
 


Size in acres: 1.5

Since 1975

Casselwood Park is located at Casselwood Drive off of Hessen Cassel Road. For more detailed location information, check out the

General Park Map  or Casselwood Park Map 

History:

Three private lots were purchased by the city and combined into one lot.  A Bishop Luers student canvassed the neighborhood with a questionnaire.  He submitted this as his community service project necessary to becoming an eagle scout. The questionnaire pinpointed the neighborhood's wishes for park improvements.  When the lots were purchased there was a baseball diamond and a basketball court. Due to the neighborhood's priorities these were then repaired and improved, including adding a fence and backstop for the ball diamond; a drinking fountain and BBQ pit were constructed and picnic tables were installed.  The park was formally dedicated on November 15, 1975. 

Today this small oasis of open space features a playground with slides and a swing set, as well as a baseball field for fans of the popular sport.  Ample trees provide shade for park visitors in the warm summer months.


Playground   Baseball Field

Brewer Park

Brewer Park    

Size in acres: 5.1

Since 1954

Brewer Park is located at Pettit Avenue and Weisser Avenue. For more detailed location
information, check out the

 General Park Map  or Brewer Park Map 

History: Brewer Park was deeded to the city by the Township trustees. The park has a 
basketball court, a playground area, picnic spots and open space.  

WHAT TO DO

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Basketball

Basketball Court

Brewer Park features a basketball court for athletes of all ages.

Playground

Playground

Children can enjoy two play-sets with multiple slides and a swing set.

Picnicking

Picnic Table

Multiple picnic tables are available for visitors' convenience.

Rea Park   Rea Park

Rea Park 

Size in acres: 5.5

Since 2002

Rea Park is located at Raymond Street between Holly Avenue and Redwood Avenue. For more detailed location information, check out the General Park Map  or Rea Park Map

Rea Park, which is directly across from McCormick Park, consists of over 5 acres of natural open space and vegetation.  The park features a soccer field for visitors to enjoy as well as a paved half-mile walking path for the fitness oriented.

History: Rea Magnet Wire executives recognized an opportunity to create a beautiful green space, in conjunction with the city's plans toward revitalizing the southeast Industrial Corridor of the city.  The company donated several unused blocks of land near its facility and the Vann Family Foundation sponsored the transformation of these deserted blocks into a 5.5 acre park. The park provides an opportunity for employees and area residents to picnic, walk the paths or just enjoy being outside.

Soccer       Walking Path

 

Bowser Park

Bowser Park

Size in acres: .92

Since 1923

Bowser Park is located at Reed Street and Fisher Street. For more detailed location information, check out the

 General Park Map  or Bowser Park Map 

History: One day in 1885 while once again engaging in the laborious task of drawing water from a deep well, young Allen County native Sylvanus F. Bowser conceived the idea for a new type of pump that would eventually become the automobile fuel pump.  So successful was his design that he was able to form the S.F. Bowser Company only three years later.  In 1923, Bowser, now a successful industrialist, inventor, and philanthropist, along with his wife Sarah, donated nearly an acre of land that had been beautified at their own expense on the condition that it remain a place of relaxation and enjoyment for the city's residents and their children. 

WHAT TO DO

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Pavilion

Pavilion

Bowser Park features an open air shelter with restrooms that is available on a first come/first served basis.

Basketball

Basketball Court

There is a basketball court available for use along the edge of the park.

Playground

Playground

Children can enjoy a playset with slides, a merry-go-round and a swing set.

Psi Ote Park

Psi Ote Park

Size in acres: 8.9

Since 1953

Psi Ote Park is located at Wenonah Lane in the Indian Village Neighborhood. For more detailed location information,
check out the General Park Map  or Psi Ote Park Map

History: The Psi Iota Sorority purchased and deeded to the city a tract of 8.9 acres northwest of Indian Village and adjoining the land upon which a new public school was built.  This was the first instance of school and park site planning in Fort Wayne and established a precedent for such combined planning in the future.

WHAT TO DO

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Pavilion

Pavilion

The pavilion at Psi Ote Park is available on a first come/first served basis.

Basketball

Basketball Court

A basketball court is available for use at the edge of the park.

Playground
 
Playground


The park features a playground with two play sets and a swing set for children to enjoy.

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