Exciting news – NPRA has launched an impressive collaboration with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney ABC Television Group and ESPN to expand Parks Build Community and demonstrate the value of community parks on the national level.
A national Public Service Announcement, "Meet Me at the Park," has run on national media outlets.
NRPA couldn’t be more thrilled about this collaboration and the potential it holds to bring national recognition to the benefits and value of community parks and recreation everywhere.
In light of this campaign, the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department is highlighting the following activities:
"Meet Me at the Park"
...explore a new park (check out the list of our 87 parks)
...hike with Wild Walkers or at Lindenwood Nature Preserve
...wander Salomon Farm or take a class
...paint, play a game, eat lunch or take in a special event at the Community Center
...for all sorts of sports (Youth Athletics or Adult Athletics)
...play at one of our Youth Centers
...take a trip
...Ice Skate at Headwaters Park
...visit McMillen Park Community Center
...enjoy monthly reenactments and activities (Historic Old Fort)
...Unwind Your Mind (activities for those with signs of early dementia)
...participate in activities on the Riverfront
...Check out $1 Nights, Family Garden Close-Ups, Botanical classes and much more!! Learn more at www.botanicalconservatory.org
...and we can have endless FUN!
Looking for even more ideas or have a question? Give us a call at 260-427-6000. Or check out our Winter Fun Times!
Meet Me On Our Riverfront!
Check out: Riverfront Fort Wayne for a complete list of activities on the Riverfront!
Seasonal FUN in the Parks!
Our Fun Times comes out four times a year packed full of FUN for you and your family! Below are some of our seasonal events!
...for Senior Games offered each June
...and Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown at the Botanical Conservatory, Historic Fort Wayne or Riverfront
...celebrate the Harvest at the Salomon Farm Fall Harvest Festival
...take in a Concert or Movie (Foellinger Theatre, Botanical Roots or Concert on the Farm)
...splash at one of the 8 Splash Pads
... buy some fresh produce at the Salomon Farmers' Market
...camp (Johnny Appleseed Campground)
...play golf at one of our Golf Courses (Foster, McMillen or Shoaff) try FootGolf
...visit the Children's Zoo
...and Trek the Trails
For questions about any of these activities please call 260-427-6000.