General Information

The main office of the Fort Wayne Park and Recreation Department is located at 705 East State Boulevard, Fort Wayne, Indiana  46805 and is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Our office phone number is (260) 427-6000. Our fax number is (260) 427-6020.
on Friday December 05 by Christopher Campbell

Please note the area code is (260). For a complete list of Department Telephone Numbers please click here.

The Main Office                  427-6000
The Conservatory 427-6440 
The Community Center        427-6460
Jennings Center                  427-6700 
Weisser Center                   427-6780 
Lawton Office                    427-6400 
The Zoo                            427-6800 
J.A. Campground                 427-6720 
Hurshtown     427-3390 
Lindenwood  427-6740 
Foellinger Theatre               427-6715 
McMillen Park Community Center              427-2420
on Wednesday December 03 by Christopher Campbell
Yes. The main office closes for certain holidays throughout the year.  Please call 427-6000 if you need to confirm our schedule
on Friday December 05 by Christopher Campbell

The main office of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department is located in Bob Arnold Northside Park on the corner of State and Parnell in the Byron Novitsky building.  To get to our office enter off State Blvd. heading north on Parnell Avenue. At the second entrance to the Park located just south of the tennis courts turn right into the park.  When you get to the Psi Ote Pavilion turn right.  This park road will bring you up to our parking lot in the front of the building.  Our office faces East State Boulevard.

on Friday December 05 by Christopher Campbell

Steve McDaniel

on Friday December 05 by Christopher Campbell
All city parks are open to the public from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. for various reasons including to accommodate our neighbors whose homes are located next to many of our parks. This ordinance is strictly enforced by the Fort Wayne Police Department.
on Friday December 05 by Christopher Campbell

For full-time employment you would need to go to Citizen's Square and fill out an application.  It would be best to call (260) 427-1180 before you go to find out the hours they accept applications. Parks and Recreation Department job postings are listed on the City of Fort Wayne Web site and you can apply for any position by sending a resume online

on Thursday December 04 by Christopher Campbell
Typically the Parks and Recreation Department offers a number of summer jobs for students, including playground staff, camp staff and lifeguard opportunities. All of our current summer job opportunities are listed on the City of Fort Wayne Web site. Job openings are updated on a regular basis.
on Friday December 05 by Christopher Campbell

You can reach someone in accounts payable by calling our Main Office (260) 427-6000.

on Friday December 05 by Christopher Campbell
The best way to submit a complaint is in writing to the Director of the Parks and Recreation Department at 705 East State Boulevard, Fort Wayne, IN 46805.  If you wish, you may e-mail your complaint to: Webmaster  or you can call (260) 427-6000.
on Friday December 05 by Christopher Campbell
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