Skating Ponds closed

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Press release from Parks and Recreation:


(January 29, 2010) The skating ponds at Lakeside, E. Swinney and Reservoir Parks will remain closed to skaters this weekend. The Parks & Recreation Department will have the red lights and flags at the ponds to indicate that conditions are not safe.

Staff from the Parks & Recreation Department check ice conditions daily and found weak ice along the edges of all three ponds.

More reliable ice is available at Headwaters Park during public skating hours. These public skating times are subject to change due to special events, rentals and holidays.

For up-to-date information regarding ice skating and pond ice conditions, please note the red lights/ flags that are posted at each outdoor ice skating pond. For additional information, call the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department at 260-427-6000 or visit

Stay safe this winter by following the rules and guidelines of the City and the Parks and Recreation Department.

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