802 Eckart Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
The Weisser Park Youth Center opened its doors in 1998. The 14,000 square foot facility houses:
Bennie Lewis, Manager of Neighborhood Programs
Zynette Paige, Facility Supervisor
Camille Curry, Program Coordinator
Costella Mack, Program Coordinator
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The Safe Haven Open Houses and Basketball Tournament has been set for October. Check out the press release for additional information.
Weisser Center Hours
Monday – Thursday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Youth School Hours:
Note: When FWCS is closed, our hours are from 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Weisser Center is available for rent. Call the Center at 427-6780 for additional details.
Weisser: $40/hr minimum of 2 hours: plus a $45 security fee; plus a $25 Cleanup returnable deposit.
The Center is fully staffed to serve as a primary after-school alternative and a safe haven for neighborhood youth. During Center hours, children may play unstructured games or table games (air hockey, foosball, pool, etc.); create art or craft projects; use educational or recreational software in the computer room; study, read or do research in the resource room; exercise and work out in the weight training room; or just relax and enjoy the company of friends. For more about core programs: CLICK HERE
Weisser Center High Achiever Alumni
Adrian Curry Morehouse College
Denzel Hayden, Miles College
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
The Twenty-first Century Scholars program is an income-eligible program for families in Indiana.
Students in the 6th, 7th or 8th grade who qualify for the program can receive up to four years
of college tuition to attend an eligible Indiana public or private college or university.
You can learn more about the scholarship program by applying online at www.scholars.in.gov