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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.


Monument Scavenger Hunt

Fort Wayne’s parks are more than just fun place for fitness and relaxation! Most of them also feature monuments recognizing people and historical events in our community. Here is a list of monuments for you and your family and friends to find in our parks. If you can identify where each monument is and send your list of TEN to the email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by February 28, you will be eligible for a prize drawing. Happy Hunting!



Lindenwood Story Time - Tidy
Join us for a fun nature-themed story called Tidy!


Mah Jongg at the Community Center

Did you know there's more to Mah Jongg than what you've played on your computer? Learn a little more about the game and be sure to check out our Mah Jongg programs at the downtown Community Center


HIIT Workout

Dmitri Gholston from the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Community Youth Centers takes you through a High Intensity Interval Training session.

Reset Your Life with Essential Oils

This video gives you a special glimpse at some of the information you can learn when you attend one of our Essential Oils programs at the downtown Community Center!


Photo Wreath Craft

The whole family can come together and work on this craft, a lovely photo wreath!


Flashback Friday - Franke Park Day Camp

Chris Freehill gives a brief history lesson about the 75 year legacy of Franke Park Day Camp.


Tap Dance Demonstration

Did you know Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation offers a Tap Dance class? Here's a short demonstration of the class from one of the local dance group The Alley Kats!


Craft: Hoop Flyer

Joel from the Community Center shares a fun flying craft!


ABC Exercise

Join Kim for another round of ABC Exercise!


Flashback Friday – Franke Park

In this Flashback Friday video, we take a look at the history of Franke Park, the largest of Fort Wayne's 87 parks.


Tai Chi Demo

Community Center instructor Sandy Gebhart shares a demonstration of her Tai Chi classes.


Snowflake Craft

Joel from the Community Center shares a fun wintry craft.


Cardio Flex Fitness

Community Center Fitness Instructor Kim Labenberg takes you through her Cardio Flex class.

Flashback Friday-Jennings Recreation Center

Curious about the history and mission of the Jennings Recreation Center?  Learn more by watching the video!

Virtual Nature Story Time featuring Hotel Bruce

We would like to present our first virtual Nature Story Time! We look forward to resuming our usual story time sessions at Lindenwood in the future, but for now, we hope you enjoy this recording of Hotel Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins.
We hope you are having a wonderful holiday season.

TP Kazoo Craft

 Joel has a new craft for the kids today! This TP Kazoo is great for a New Year's Eve celebration!



ABC Exercise

Join Kim in this virtual class for exercise FUN!    


FitLot Tour

Join Kim as she takes you on a FitLot tour of our new outdoor FitLot at the Community Center (233 W. Main Street).  Learn more....


Flashback Friday - Salomon Farm Park

Manager of Outdoor Recreation Kellie Adkins shares some history of one of Fort Wayne's most unique parks, Salomon Farm.


Knitting at the Community Center

Join us for a quick look at one of our Knitting classes at the downtown Community Center.



Popsicle Stick Reindeer Craft

Joel from the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Community Center is here to share a fun holiday craft!



Yoga with Melissa Vanyo Hey

Join Yoga Instructor Melissa Vanyo Hey for a little holiday yoga!


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Wintry Outdoor Challenge

Our parks are still open even as the temperatures go down. Take advantage of some fresh winter air and take on these outdoor challenges! Wintry Outdoor Challenge


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Thank you to everyone who participated in our Fall Fun Scavenger Hunt! We'll be doing more activities like this throughout the coming weeks. In fact, the next one starts right now! Use the Bingo card and complete each activity until you get BINGO in a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line. Document each activity and post photos on Facebook to be eligible for a Parks and Recreation prize drawing. Your Bingo must be posted by Monday, Dec. 28 to be eligible. Have fun!

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Although our contest is can still check out the Scavenger Hunt for a FUN activity!  Hint-you just may find a square you can complete on the Bingo card (above) if you wish!  Download the Fall Family Fun Scavenger Hunt link and start the FUN!


Still Here, Always FUN, Going Strong!

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