May 17, 2017

For Immediate Release 

Contact:         Natalie Eggeman, 260-427-6028
Public Information Officer                        

Fort Wayne, IN: The City's free splash pads will be turned on Saturday, May 27 at 9 am.

Northside Pool will be open May 27 - May 29 and will reopen on a daily basis starting June 3. McMillen Pool will open for the season on June 3.

Currently, we do not have an opening date for Memorial Park Pool, due to a shortage of lifeguards. Once all necessary positions are filled, we will open Memorial Pool. Those interested in a lifeguard position may apply online at

For additional pool information, including hours of operation, Adult Swim times, fees, Learn-to-Swim classes and pool rental, visit

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of Northside Pool, the public is invited to swim for just 35 cents per person on Monday, June 5, 12:30 – 5 pm and 7 – 9 pm.

Splash pads are located at the following parks:

Franklin School Park

1903 Saint Marys AvenueHours: 9 am – 9 pm

Buckner Park

6114 Bass Road

Hours: 9 am – 9 pm

McCormick Park

2300 Raymond & Holly

Hours: Hours: 9 am – 9 pm

Memorial Park

2301 Maumee & Glasgow

Hours: Hours: 9 am – 9 pm

Robert E. Meyers Park

Inside North Gate of Parkview

Field on Jefferson Blvd.

Hours: Open to public 9 am – 11 pm on days without scheduled events

Shoaff Park

6401 St. Joe Rd.

Hours: Hours: 9 am – 9 pm

Kreager Park (Taylor’s Dream)

7225 North River Road

Hours: Hours: 9 am – 9 pm

Waynedale Park

2900 Koons & Elzey

Hours: Hours: 9 am – 9 pm

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