Spring Youth Programs
Parents must complete a registration form for each youth program participant. Registration forms may be picked up at Jennings Recreation Center.
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.
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.
Thursdays, 6:00-7:45 p.m.
Family-friendly, free movies are shown every Thursday evening.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Tuesday 6-8 pm Lakeside MS
Thursday 6-8 pm Lakeside MS