Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation

Jobs Summer

Review the We Are Hiring flyer and learn more!

4/2/2020 We are taking job applications and conducting interviews (phone/video) for the summer season.  Please check out more about city jobs.

New Park Policy

The Board of Park Commissioners is considering a new park policy and would appreciate your feedback. Check out the  Parks Administrative Policy Suspension of Park Privileges and share your comments.  Check out the Talk to Us 2! link today.


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Due to the COVID-19 virus all of our facilities, programs, offices and playgrounds (you can still enjoy our 87 parks!) are closed until further notice.  We are closely working with the City of Fort Wayne, Board of Health & CDC on our response to the virus.  Our number one priority is the health & safety of our citizens.  

If you have questions, feel free to complete an on-line Contact US form and a staff member will respond to you.

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Riverfront Phase I 

Visit Promenade Park, we promise amazing experiences in extraordinary places.

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Designs Revealed for Next Phases of Riverfront Fort Wayne

The City of Fort Wayne’s riverfront consulting team revealed designs for the next phases of riverfront development, some of which could be under construction within the next 12-18 months.

Read more… 

Foster Park Road is CLOSED until spring

Access to Foster Park will be from south of the park.  Check out the Detour Map of Foster Park  for additional information. 


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Franke Park Master Plan Available for Public Viewing

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has released the final version of the Franke Park Master Plan for public view. It can be viewed now at

Fundraising Campaign Begins for Foster Park Pavilion Restoration

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Friends of the Parks of Allen County have launched a fundraising campaign for the restoration of Foster Park Pavilion #3.  Read more…

The Memorial Park Task Force Recommendations Report 

The Memorial Park Task Force Recommendations Report is now available on-line.

The Fun Times

The Fun Times is a guide that is updated four times a year.  Read more to learn how to be added to the mailing list. 

McMillen Youth Program Registration

Click HERE to complete the On-line McMillen Youth Program Registration form.     

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