Check out the ways you can be involved
in our community!
Fort Wayne is always in need of hardworking and dedicated volunteers positions are needed for the following locations and programs:The Amazing Race, Botanical Conservatory, Salmon Farm, Lindenwood Nature Preserve, Rivergreenway Rangers, Lawton Greenhouse, and the Community Center. Click here for more information.
Jobs for the Parks and Recreation Department are posted through the city's site. Donate
Many scholarships and important projects rely on donations and could not be completed without the help of many people. Memorials for loved ones are also available. To find out more click here or to donate go to the left side of the screen and click "donate".
Register for a Class
A variety of classes are offered from preschool to seniors and from upholstery to computers.You can view the classes in the Current Fun Times (See the link/icon on the left side) or just click "register now".
Attend a Show
The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation department offers a variety of entertainment at the Foellinger Theatre. To buy tickets click here.
Join Our Mailing List
Join our mailing list to receive information about our parks and our quarterly Fun Times. To be added go to our Talk to Us 2! page. Feel free to ask questions, give comments, praise a park employee or give us some suggestions.
The Twenty-first Century Scholars program is an income-eligible program for families in Indiana. Students in the 6th, 7th or 8th grade who qualify for the program can receive up to four years of college tuition to attend an eligible Indiana public or private college or university. You can learn more about the scholarship program by applying online at http://www.scholars.in.gov/
Youth Scholarships are give out yearly for selected college bound Freshmen. We rely on donations to make these scholarships possible. Please consider giving a donation towards this worthy cause. Click here to find out more about our youth scholarships.
The Tom Jehl LSA Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded to new students entering the University of Saint Francis that have participated in the Lifetime Sports Academy and have actively volunteered in the community. Two full-tuition scholarships are offered each year to highly qualified applicants that demonstrate a minimum of three years of participation in the Academy. This scholarship is available at The University of St. Francis.