The Neighborhood Recreation Center summer program will run June 8-July 31, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Weisser, Jennings and Cooper Centers. The activity schedule is below. Note: The Fort Wayne Community Schools Summer Lunch Program will provide free lunches each weekday between 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at all three sites. Registration begins May 6. Stop by Jennings, Cooper or Weisser Center to complete a registration form. The activities at our Neighborhood Recreation Centers are FREE! For more information, please contact the coordinator at each center.
Weisser Park Youth Center
802 Eckert St. 427-6780
Supervisor: Zynette Paige
Cooper Community Center
2300 Clinton & Creighton 427-6728
Supervisor: Michael Ayers
Jennings Recreation Center
1330 McCulloch St. 427-6700
Supervisor: Michael Ayers
Jennings, Cooper & Weisser Centers Summer Schedule
|10-11 am||Enrichment||Enrichment||Enrichment||Enrichment||Open Recreation|
|11:15-12:45 pm||FREE LUNCH||Provided daily by FWCS||Cooper 11:15-12:15||Jennings 11:30-12:30||Weisser 11:45-12:45|
Let's Move Kids Day @ McMillen
May 16, 2015, 10 am-2 pm
The day includes fitness fun obstacles and various activities promoting being active and healthy. Nutrition activites are part of the fun as well.
Community Malcolm X Celebration @ Weisser
Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Community Extravaganza @ McMillen
Saturday, June 6, 12-4 pm
Teenage Sunday @ Jennings
Sunday, June 7, 3-7 pm
Community Juneteenth Celebration @ Weisser
Saturday, June 20, 2015, 2:00-8:00 p.m.
Harambee Festival @ Weisser
Saturday, August 1, 12 pm
School Year Programs
February 9-April 25
Parents must complete a registration form for each youth program participant. Registration forms may be picked up at Jennings Recreation Center.
Ms. Lovie’s Kids Cafe
Monday-Friday, 4:30-5:30 pm
A nutritious meal is served each weekday.
Monday-Friday, 3:30-4:00 p.m.
Passage 2 Manhood
Mondays, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Passage to Manhood is a life skills program designed to give middle and high school boys the tools that will help them be successful in their life endeavors. Call 427-6728 for more information.
Thursdays, 5:00-7:15 p.m.
Lil Ladies is a life skills program designed to give middle and high school girls the tools that will help them be successful in their life endeavors. Call 427-6700 for more information.
Jump for Life
Mondays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Jump for Life is an exercise, nutrition and hygiene program for youth ages 5-15. Participants enjoy fieldtrips involving swimming, hair, skin and nail care and dining. The youth are also exposed to health related businesses within the community and learn how to prepare healthy meals and snacks
Arts and Crafts
Tuesday-Thursday, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Thursdays, 6:00-7:45 p.m.
Movies are family-friendly and free.
Friday 3:00-6:00 p.m.
3:00-3:30 p.m. Computer/Games/Playground
3:30-4:30 p.m. Kids Cafe
4:30-5:45 p.m. Open Recreation
5:45-6:00 p.m. Backpack Program
Basketball Program/Leagues (Transportation provide from Jennings and back to Jennings)
Our basketball program is designed to help children and teens develop basketball skills.
This program also helps build self-confidence, develop leadership ability and promote
sportsmanship. For more information, call Michael Ayers at 479-8588 or 427-6700.
Days Time Location
Ages 10 & Under
Mon/Wed 5:30-8 p.m. Weisser Elem
Download the flier for Elementary Students
Tuesday 6-8 p.m. Lakeside MS
Thursday 6-8 p.m. Lakeside MS
Download the flier for Middle/High School Students