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Headwaters Ice Skating Rink

Clinton & Superior         

Hours of Operation

Hours of operation are: 3 PM to 8 PM  Tuesday through Thursday; NOON to 9 PM on Friday; NOON to 9 PM on Saturday; and NOON to 8 PM on Sunday. Closed on Mondays except for  January 17 (Martin Luther King Day), February  14 (Valentine's Day) and February 21 (President's Day). 

PLEASE NOTE: Hours are subject to change in adherance to COVID-related restrictions and available staff.

The indoor concessions stand is operated by Mr. G’s at the Rink, offering soup, sandwiches, cold, and hot drinks.

The Rink will be in operation until February 27, 2022.



Age 13 and under........................................... $4

Age 14 and over............................................. $6

Skate Rental................................................... $3

Spectators & Parking ................................ FREE 

Gift certificates and skating passes are available at the rink office (422-7625) or the Headwaters Park Alliance office (425-5745).

Cash and checks accepted as payment but not credit cards.

Free Skate Days for children under 14

Thanks to a $5,000 donation from Old National Bank, there will be 6 free skate days for children under 14 this season at the Headwaters Park Ice Skating Rink. Skating admission, which is $4 for children under 14, will be waived on the following 6 free skate says days, all Tuesdays, for children under 14.

The days are:

January   4

January 18

February   1

February   15

Skate rental of $3 still applies or children can bring their own skates.

COVID-19 Protocol

Because of the ongoing Covid 19 pandemic, skaters are encouraged to wear a mask or face covering on the ice and social distance as much as possible, on the rink and as they line up to the rink. Face masks are optional but encouraged by the Allen County Board of Health.

Headwaters Park Directions

Click here for a
Park Map and/or
The Park is located on Clinton Street between Fourth and Superior Streets. Clinton Street is a major street running south (at this point) through downtown Fort Wayne. 

For directional purposes only, Headwaters Park is located at 333 South Clinton Street.
The mailing address for Headwaters is 110 W Berry Street, Suite 2012, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.

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The 2022 Event Listing will be available in the spring. Please note, this listing is subject to change and many of these events will be impacted by COVID-19 requirements. If you have any questions, please call Headwaters Park (260.425.5745).

Rental Information

Two pavilions (Lincoln and Rothschild)  are available for public rental. They make wonderful settings for weddings, receptions, company picnics and family reunions. For more information or to book Headwaters Park for your special event, please contact Geoff Paddock at 425-5745.

2022 Headwaters Rental Rates  

For information on the 2022 Headwaters Rental Rates please call 260.425.5745.  

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General Information

Headwaters Park, located just north of the central city business district, is home to many festivals, concerts, charitable and other special events. The large open air pavilion is available for public rental and makes a wonderful setting for weddings, receptions, company picnics and family reunions. During the cold weather months, the pavilion houses the popular Headwaters Ice Skating Rink. To book Headwaters Park for your event or for pre-season ice skating information, call 425-5745. After November 19, you may call the rink directly at 422-7625.

Please note, the fountain is closed yearly for a few days before and after the Three Rivers Festival to allow for festival set-up/tear down.

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Read about the History of Headwaters Park

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See the Hamilton Sculpture Garden Brochure for information about these three sculptures of Emerine Hamilton's granddaughters Edith, Alice and Agnes found in
Headwaters Park.

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