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Jennings Center Schedules


Spring Youth Programs

Parents must complete a registration form for each youth program participant.  Registration forms may be picked up at Jennings Recreation Center.

Homework Assistance
Monday-Friday, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Assistance with homework is provided daily.

Ms. Lovie’s Kids’ Café
Monday-Friday, 5:00-6:00 pm
Children are served a healthy, nutritious meal each weekday. When FWCS is closed due to weather, the meal is served at 2:00 p.m.

Bella Zita Designs Fashion  
Thursdays, 6:00 -7:00 p.m.
Boys and girls learn poise and modeling skills.

Passage 2 Manhood
Monday, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Passage 2 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 427-6700 for more information.


Thursdays, 7:00-7:45 p.m.
Sisterhood 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.

Everlasting Fitness  
Mondays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Jump for Life is an exercise, nutrition and hygiene program. Youth enjoy a variety of field trips 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. Ages 4-15.

Arts and Crafts
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Movie Night
Thursdays, 6:00-7:45 p.m.
Family-friendly, free movies are shown every Thursday evening.

Friday Schedule
3:00-3:30 p.m.     Computer Room/ Game    Room/ Playground Area
3:30-4:30 p.m.     Kids’ Café
4:30-5:45 p.m.     Open Recreation
5:45-6:00 p.m.     Backpack Program,   
                            Clean Up and Close

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Enjoy our newly remodeled Fitness Studio.  We have added fresh paint and duraflex flooring that is resilient and provides
a safe environment for multi-
functional, plyometric and group exercise activities.

Teen & Adult Fitness Classes

Kids 5 and up are able to be registered for the after school program and participate in programming while adults are in the fitness studio.  Kids fitness is available during after school programming for registered students. 


Fitness classes are at Jennings Recreation Center Monday/Wednesday/Thursdays - FREE 

Total Body-Fusion

Monday and Wednesday 6:15 pm 
No 2 classes are the same! Every class you attend will challenge, motivate, and push you while empowering you to gain strength, focus and confidence. You will dig deep within to move forward in your health and fitness journey but you never know what type of class you're going to get because it is a surprise every time!  Some days may be intermediate/high cardio routines, strength training, plyometric, body-weight training, conditioning or a little bit of everything.  Bottom line, you’ll get a great total body workout and you will challenge your aerobic and anaerobic thresholds every time. Come prepared to sweat, breathe hard and get #HealthyFit#!

This class is for all levels of fitness. Modifications are available for exercises if needed.

W.I.T.S and YMCA Certified Instructor: Chantell Davis 

Hip Hop Line Dancing

Thursdays @ 6:30pm (Time is subject to change In June) – Starting May 5th 
Learn the latest line dancing steps. With regular practice you will build strength, flexibility, rhythm, balance and skill. You don’t need a partner or special clothing, just hard soled shoes and a smile. This class welcomes all levels of dancers and anyone wanting to learn the steps. 

Instructor: Karen Dowdell

Open hours TBA for our Fitness Studio where you can use the nautical machines, weights, dumb bells, open floor areas, and various resistance and other equipment. 

Summer Schedule
June 6-July 29

The Neighborhood Recreation Center summer program will run June 6-July 29, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Weisser, Jennings and Cooper Centers. The activity schedule is NOW available. 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. 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.

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Special Events

Teenage Sunday, June 5 from 3-7 pm


Basketball Program/Leagues  

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 pm      Weisser Elem
Ages 11-13
Tuesday                   6-8 pm            Lakeside MS
Ages 14-18
Thursday                  6-8 pm            Lakeside MS

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Our Improved Basketball Court was dedicated on November 4, 2015


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