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Summer Program

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

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9-10 am Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
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
12-3 pm Open
Weisser Swim
Cooper Swim
Jennings Swim
3-5 pm Arts/Crafts



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.

Homework Assistance
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.

Movie Night
Thursdays, 6:00-7:45 p.m.
Movies are family-friendly and free.

Friday Fun
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

Ages 11-13
Tuesday    6-8 p.m.       Lakeside  MS

Ages 14-18
Thursday   6-8 p.m.      Lakeside MS
Download the flier for Middle/High School Students

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