Jennings trip

Jennings Recreation Center went on a field trip to the ACPL downtown to take part in their Black History Treasure Hunt Activity and get new Rosa Parks Library cards!

The Albert G. Jennings Center

1330 McCulloch Street
General Park Map 
(260) 427-6700

Jennings Center continues to fulfill its unique mission, by providing activities for people of all ages in such areas as athletics, club organization, crafts, skill development and food service. All activities are supervised by a highly committed and trained staff. All programs are free.

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Jennings Center Programming

Sign up for Fall programming at Jennings or Weisser starts soon!

Click on the Jennings Center Schedules link to learn more!


Jennings Center Supervisor

Chanell Ridley, Supervisor of Jennings, (260) 427-6701   

Adult Programs at Jennings Center

Check out the fliers below for spring classes & events  happening at Jennings Center!

Jennings Center Oral History Project

The recorded oral history videos document the history and impact on the youth of the East Central Neighborhood. The oral history videos are valuable recorded evidence of the cultural history of the Jennings Center; they foster pride in the cultural history and diversity of southeast Fort Wayne.  Learn more....


Job Notice Rec Leader

Join Our Team!

Recreation Leaders engage and interact with youth, lead games, and provide guidance and mentoring at three community centers. Must be 18 or older, meet all qualifications and pass a background check and drug test. Learn More...

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Jennings Center kids shared a photo op. with Mayor Tom Henry at the 75th Celebration on July 26th!

Summer 75th Anniversary Celebration

Recently we had a very successful 75th Anniversary Celebration!  We started off the morning with a Press Conference where our children presented the Mayor with special art work that he will keep in the Mayor's Office (check out the link to learn more) and ended with a carnival complete with horse and buggy rides, a petting zoo, carnival games, a virtual reality play station, face painting, and of course lots of FOOD and dessert!  


2023 Albert Jennings Center Scholarship

Applications are being accepted for the 2023 Jennings Center Scholarship now through 5:00 p.m. on May 26, 2023. Scholarship amounts up to $500 will be awarded by the Jennings Center Advisory Council. To apply, download the application and follow instructions. Completed applications may be mailed to Jennings Center Scholarship, 1615 Wallace Street, Fort Wayne, IN  46803 or emailed with subject "Jennings Center Scholarship" to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Download Jennings Center Scholarship application

2023 Scholarship Recipients 

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2023 Jennings Center Scholarship recipients with Board members. From left to right, John Dixie on end; Rev. Willie Gilbert.  Sincerity - Norfolk State University, College, Tyleah - Ball State, Makayla - Spelman  University, Jaya - IU Fort Wayne,  Anita Dortch


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 Some of the Jennings Center youth attending the McKinnie Commons Lighting Ceremony. 

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2023 Wassail Reunion!

Thanks to all that came to the 70th Wassail Reunion!  Check out the two photo collages!  If you have photos from the event you would like to share, send a message to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Walk in the Park
Check out the segment on the Wassail Reunion Event on the Walk in the Park and make plans to participate in 2024!


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