Youth After-School Program
Monday-Thursday 3:00-7:00 pm
Friday 3:00-6:00 pm
Children and teens ages 5-18
You must be registered to participate.
Monday-Friday, 4:30-5:00 p.m.
Students are fed a nutritious meal daily. Each meal includes protein, grain, vegetables, fruit and milk. Ages 5-18
McMillen Park Community Center partners with Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne Youtheatre, Fort Wayne Dance Collective and Sweetwater Sound to introduce youth to crafts, theatre, dance and music.
Tuesday: Life Skills
Children learn independent living skills in culinary art, self-care, finance, literacy and fashion to help support a smooth transition into adulthood.
Students are exposed to a variety of subjects through virtual field trips, STEAM activities, story time and drug awareness education.
Thursday: Movie Night
Children can relax and unwind with a family-friendly movie and snack while movie etiquette is practiced.
Children participate in fitness activities such as yoga, juggling, cardio exercise and a weekly obstacle course to help strengthen the heart, keep arteries clear, fortify the lungs and improve coordination!
Saturdays, October 2 – November 6
Little Kickers provides instruction in fundamental soccer skills for ages 4-7. The program is FREE, however pre-registration is required. Sign up at the Guest Services Desk.
McMillen Park Community Center Rentals
The McMillen Park Community Center has a space for every event. Let us host your family reunion, birthday party, baby shower, pickleball tournament, basketball tournament, conference, group meeting, wedding reception or other event. We have a variety of room sizes depending on the needs of your group. Alcohol is permitted at the Center. Please contact Percinta Hunter, Program Coordinator at (260) 427-2420 for additional information.
Jr. NBA Information
McMillen Park Community Center Youth Basketball Leagues as a part of the Jr. NBA gives us access to a national network of Jr NBA events, such as NBA cares community events, and NBA / WNBA games: discount uniform offers; coaching education and certification as well as professional development opportunities. We will also have opportunities for appearances from NBA and WNBA players (Pacers, Fever, Mad Ants and Legends) and access to grant funding.
Sisters of the Cloth
The Master quilters of Sisters of the Cloth work one-on-one with youth ages 8-18, teaching the craft of quilting. Class sizes are limited. Call 427- 2420 for more information.
Kids’ Korner Indoor Playground
The Kids' Korner Indoor Playground will be open 12:30-2:30 pm Monday-Friday. Please call 260-427-2420 to verify the schedule as due to COVID-19 the situation may change.
Virtual Programming Check out the Virtual Programming link to learn more....
Mrs. Cin. is very professional, nice and overall helpful. The staff is wonderful with children. L. Crawford
Staff is very professional. Tami C.
Awesome job-keep up the great job! Proud of the Center-Sandra W.
My son gets to enjoy some of his summer with other kids he may not get to see during the summer. Jennifer C.
Great program. Glad that it is available to my kids. B. Pritchard
Your doing good. Ms. Cin is great! N.G.
The program is very helpful because I didn't have anywhere to take my grandchildren for the summer. C. Shepherd
Great program for the kids, they also have plenty of activities. Kristal S.