Lafayette Park

Lafayette Park    

Size in acres: 1.8

Since 1915

Lafayette Park is located between Sherwood Terrace and Glencoe Avenue off of Lafayette Street.  For more detailed location information, check out the General Park Map  or Lafayette Park Map 


Lafayette Place Improvement Association, Inc.. was active in the 60’s and 70’s to provide a better and safer environment for the Lafayette (Esplanade) Park goers. The park is and was actively used for its sporting facilities and is still a popular spot for young kids of the surrounding neighborhoods as well as those outside the area.

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The shelter at Lafayette Park is available on a first come/first served basis.

Tennis Courts

Tennis Courts
The park features two tennis courts that visitors can enjoy.



There are two playground sets as well as a swing set for children to utilize.

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Upcoming Events

Northside Pool Opens!
27 May 2019  12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Trek the Trails
28 May 2019   6:10 pm -
Hurshtown 50th Anniversary Celebration & Family Fishing Derby
1 Jun 2019   8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Northside Pool open for the weekend
1 Jun 2019  12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
41st Annual Senior Games: Health & Wellness Fair
3 Jun 2019   8:00 am - 11:00 am

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