Photo courtesy of: Fred VanFossen
The Park Maintenance’s mission is to provide clean, well maintained, inviting, attractive, usable public parks for the enjoyment of all residents.
General Park Information
Fort Wayne Park Maintenance is responsible for maintaining, preserving and enhancing over 2,805 acres in 86 parks. This includes facilities (over 10 acres under roof), infrastructure, woodlands, lakes, ponds and water features, general park and athletic field turf, irrigation systems, landscapes, floral gardens, fleet and equipment management, staff training, planning and design, contract management, special projects, capital improvements, our urban forest (street and park), worker training and safety, waste management, litter control and facility security.
Photo: Maintenance Office located in Lawton Park
Other Maintenance Links of Interest
Nominate an employee for an award!
Facility & Park Directory
Park Amenities List
Donate to the Parks
Cultural Landscape Reports
Link to the City's GIS
Dimension Ford Property
Plans for the former Dimension Ford Property include an International Art Park (with sculptures from Fort Wayne sister cities in Japan, Poland and Germany), a multi-use sports field which could be used for lacrosse and rugby and scenic trails.
NOW AVAILABLE: Dimension Property Park Master Plan available for view on-line!
Additional Information of Interest:
For general mailing purposes, please use 705 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805.
Master Plan (2013-2017)
Directory of Park Maintenance (a listing of who to contact on the maintenance staff for what particular question)
Street Tree FAQ (provides answers to your questions about street trees/stumps)
Shading our City: Urban Forestry Management Plan
Trash FAQ(information about trash collection in the parks)
The Youth Sports Community Assessment & Market Potential Study is available on-line.
Check out the Fort Wayne Parks Survey . The results were very positive and will help us shape the future of our Department. Thanks to the community for their support!!
Johnny Appleseed Dog Park Plan
Franklin School Plan