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Filling the old swimming hole.

Filling in the old swimming hole

The East Swinney Park Pool has been removed. The space will be filled in and turned into green space according to Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation officials.
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Buckner Park entrance restrictions

Due to the Bass Road improvement project, Bass Road will be closed from Clifty Parkway to the Buckner Park entrance beginning April 3.

Fort Wayne Golf Courses to Close March 21

Fort Wayne City Golf Courses will be closing effective Saturday, March 21.

Doermer Kids Canal at Promenade Park closed

The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department closed the Doermer Kids Canal at Promenade Park today.
Foellinger Theatre Concert and Movie Series announced

Foellinger concerts and movies announced

Mayor Tom Henry joined Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Director Al Moll today to announce the 2017 summer concert lineup at Foellinger Theatre.
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Derek Veit the new Super of Urban Forestry

Chad Tinkel, Superintendent of Urban Forestry, has accepted a position with American Electric Power and will be leaving the Parks Department on June 3.

Weisser Park Youth Center closed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Weisser Park Youth Center is closed for the day.

City Golf Courses opening

Foster, Shoaff and McMillen Park Golf Courses will open for the season on Wednesday, March 22 at noon.
She's about to bloom!

She’s about to bloom!

The Fort Wayne Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory has a couple of Amorphophallus plants on display which are about to bloom.

Thar she blooms!

This is the Amorphophallus, which takes up to seven years to bloom, at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory.