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Weisser Center

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Address:

802 Eckart Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46806
Directions
(260) 427-6780
 






The Weisser Park Youth Center opened its doors in 1998. The 14,000 square foot facility houses: 

  • a computer center
  • an arts & crafts room
  • a library/resource/study center
  • a teen club/meeting room
  • an open lobby for unstructured recreation
  • a snack preparation station
  • a weight training room
  • a full service kitchen
  • a (27’ x 36’) multi-purpose/performing arts room equipped with a stage area and seating for over 300 people.

    The campus also has outdoor tennis and basketball courts and shared use of the Weisser Park School gymnasium.


Staff


Bennie Lewis, Manager of Neighborhood Programs
Zynette Paige, Facility Supervisor
Camille Curry, Program Coordinator
Costella Mack, Program Coordinator

What's NEW

Check out Facebook and Twitter for information about Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation including information on Weisser!

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 World War II Veteran and Tuskegee Airman Leslie Edwards at Weisser Center on April 26th at 2-6 pm.  Download the brochure.




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Weisser Center Hours

Business Hours:

Monday – Thursday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Friday 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Youth Hours:

  • Monday – Thursday 2:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Friday 2:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Note: When FWCS is closed, our hours are from 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Rental Opportunities

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.

  
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Programs

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 

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High Achievers

Weisser Center High Achiever Alumni

Adrian Curry  Morehouse 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




 

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