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"Rhythm and Flow" Summer-Fall Garden Exhibit

"Rhythm and Flow" Summer-Fall Garden Exhibit

Visit the Botanical Conservatory now thru November 16. Check 

Events at Historic Fort Wayne

Events at Historic Fort Wayne

Christmas at the Fort, November 29, 11:00am- 5:00 p.m. at the Old Fort

Fall Golf Fees

Fall Golf Fees

Fall Golf Fees are NOW in effect at Foster, McMillen, and Shoaff Golf Courses! 

Punkin' Path

Punkin' Path

Botanical Conservatory, October 14-31   Enjoy the fall surroundings and take seasonal pictures. Pumpkin Zone, Oct. 18, 10 am-3 pm 

The Great Tree Canopy Comeback

The Great Tree Canopy Comeback

November 1, 2014 at 10 am-Noon.  To volunteer: (260) 348-2871.

Santa's Workshop

Santa's Workshop

Free kid holiday activities!

Community Center, 233 W. Main Street         Nov. 26, 4:30-7:30 pm,  Lighting Ceremony at 6 pm

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 Shading our City

 Shading our City: The Urban Forestry Management Plan is now available on-line. Shading Our City is intended to provide a framework for ensuring that the trees and forests of our City are appropriately cared for according to our community goals. 

Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department Earns National Accreditation-Again!

On October 15, 2014 the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department achieved reaccreditation by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). This notable accomplishment was announced at the Best of the Best Ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina at the National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA) 2014 Congress and Exposition.

 Great Tree Canopy Comeback

 The date for the Great Tree Canopy Comeback has been set.  The event will be November 1st at 10 am at various parks.  To sign up today and check out additional information:  GTCC Poster  and the GTCC Flyer

 Bird Town

 Fort Wayne is designated as the 5th Bird Town Indiana by the Indiana Audubon Society!  Read more about what this designation means for Fort Wayne.  Check out the News Sentinel article and watch a short video too.  If you enjoy birds, especially owls, check out on our Facebook page and watch the Family of Little Owls Discover a Camera Outside their Den video!

 Stewardship of Public Land/Facilities

 The Stewardship of Public Land/Facilities document  was approved at the September Park Board meeting. 

 A NEW Ecology Trail Guide

 Check out the NEW Ecology Trail Guide of Foster Park produced by Emily Richardson a student at The University of Saint Francis. 

 1-Investing Icon

Look for signs around Fort Wayne indicating Park & Recreation improvements.  If you would like to see a list of these improvements as well as photos, check out Invest now.

Street Tree Application

The Parks & Recreation Street Tree Application Program has been expanded.  The July 1st, 2014 deadline has expired.  Applications received now are for the 2015 fall planting. Learn more....


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Thank you Fort Wayne! Thank you for supporting our Department!  Our overall customer service rating continues to run near 90%!!

Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Dept
705 E. State Blvd.
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(260) 427-6000

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