Fort Wayne has some of the best health care in the nation. There are two multi-location hospital systems, specialty physicians, exercise facilities, and health-focused partners and events throughout the area. They provide great service to the people in our region and are oftentimes many of the best community stewards we have. Some of them include Parkview Health, Lutheran Health Network, YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, Fort Wayne Trails, Fort 4 Fitness, and other exercise options
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Strong character. Belief in self. Personal growth. While they are too busy having fun to realize it, these are just a handful of the many positive values instilled in kids who attend the Game Day Sports Camp, which takes place starting June 10th at Concordia Seminary on North Clinton.
Fort Wayne Mad Ants star Ron Howard... more
The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is encouraging local children to “get a jump on summer” at Healthy Kids Day on Sunday, May 19th from 1-4 PM at Parkview Field. This free event kicks off the summer with fun and healthy activities for youngsters of all ages. Educational resources will be available to take home to help kids stay... more
I moved back to Fort Wayne just before Thanksgiving of last year to an apartment on the North side of town. And nearly everyday I drive past the Parkview Family YMCA off of Dupont Road and its scenic walking trail that encircles a pond, playground, field, and Solomon Farm Park within its 1.68 mile circumference. In the months following my return... more
When I moved to Fort Wayne in 2002, the city was beginning to invest in and develop our trail system. Now, just ten years later, the effort has been consolidated through the formation of Fort Wayne Trails, and our community boasts over 70 miles of connected trails, with more on the way. That’s... more
Neighborhood Health Clinics, Inc.
1717 S. Calhoun Street
I caught the running bug earlier this year and hit the training hard this spring and summer. I participated in three official races and had a blast. As we head into winter, I was resigned to take my training indoors to the treadmill, which simply isn't as fun as training outdoors. Running in frigid temps never even crossed my mind. I am not... more
Creating A Healthier U is an initiative led by IPFW Health and Wellness to engage all university employees to make this their healthiest year yet. Through monthly themes and educational activities, employees will learn more about how to improve their health and become healthy and active throughout their workday.
Practicing simple,... more
The Region's Healthcare Leader
Parkview Health is a not-for-profit, community-based health system serving a northeast Indiana population of more than 820,000. With nearly 7,500 employees, we’re the region’s largest employer.
Our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve. That’s... more
American Health offers multiple workout classes during the week, hosts cardio and weight equipment, a pool and sauna, and has personal trainers available. Their pricing is competitive, and staff is friendly!
Street: 4810 North Clintonmore
We are inspired by the Gospel to provide free primary healthcare services to uninsured, low-income residents of Allen County.
Matthew 25 relies on many in the community to provide services to those in need within our community. From medical professionals who provide their time and knowledge to the entire community... more
The Parkview YMCA is just off of Dupont Road between Coldwater and Lima Roads. It is a nice facility with a lot of amenities. Programs for all ages are offered throughout the year. During peak times the facilities can be very busy. Guest are permitted if accompanied by a Y member.
Child Watch... more
Fair Play Volleyball operates year-round with indoor volleyball from mid-October to early May and beach volleyball on the sweet imported white sands of River City from early May to late September. All levels of play are available. The playing fee averages $45 to $50 per player for a 7 week season followed by a double elimination tournament.more
The Lawton Skatepark provides in-line skaters and skate boarders a place design specifically for them. The park was designed with all skill levels in mind. Just down the street is a skate shop for any supplies that might be needed. The park hours match the hours of the rest of the city parks and can be found by visiting the website.
Are you looking for indoor or outdoor soccer, flag football, volleyball, indoor or outdoor baseball, in-line hockey, lacrosse or skills clinics? Well stop looking because The Plex is where you need to be. Leagues and tournaments happen year round so check out their website or call them for more information on their programs. Then head over to one... more
The Rivergreenway is one of Fort Wayne’s great assets that consists of 24 miles of park-like trails that wind through the heart of the city and out to more scenic spaces. The Maumee pathway extends from mile marker zero on the south side of the Three Rivers Filtration Plant to Moser Park in New Haven. While Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation... more
Shoaff Park is a beautiful 184.5 acres offering more amenities than any other park in Fort Wayne. This park has wide open spaces as well as densely wooded areas. Plenty of picnic space and sports amenities, as well as two pavilions, make Shoaff Park perfect for gatherings and parties.
Bordered by a 1.3 mile stretch of the St. Joseph... more
Memorial Park is over 42 acres in size. The park includes include a pavilion, courts for basketball, a baseball diamond, a playground, a public pool, and splash pad. This park began as a memorial to those who served In World War 1. Scattered around the park are a few different memorials to the men and women of Fort Wayne who served in World War... more
Possibly Fort Wayne's most well know park, as part of downtown at the junction of Fort Wayne's three rivers. Great view of the rivers, the historical Fort, historical water treatmen plant, attractive walk ways and landscaping.
This park features two pavilons and amphitheater that hosts many popular fesitvals, concerts, and... more
Lakeside Park is over 23 acres in size. The park includes include two pavilions, multiple ponds, courts for basketball and tennis, a playground, walking paths, and the best known rose garden in the city. Fishing is allowed in the ponds of the parks with the appropriate licenses. During the winter ice skating is allowed when ice conditions are appropriate.more
Bob Arnold Northside Park is over 37 acres in size. The park includes include a pavilion, courts for basketball and tennis, baseball diamonds, an athletic field, a playground, and a public pool. The pavilion is known as the Psi Ote Barn and has two levels to allow multiple groups to use the facility at once. The public pool boast many different... more
The Canlan Ice Sports facility is multi-purpose facility that features Ice Sports Fort Wayne features three Nation Hockey League sized ice surfaces and offers additional amenities:
-Thirsty Penguin- A full service restaurant & bar that overlooks the ice surfaces
-Four Locker Rooms complete with shower & bathroom for... more
This Boundless Playground located at Kreager Park was designed to be a great experience for children of all abilities to enjoy. The playground has a variety of activities and equipment including stations that the designers called Alpha Pod, Beta Pod, & Gamma Pod which are stations each designed differently to allow individual or group play,... more
Fox Island is located on the Southwest side of Fort Wayne that makes for a great outing to enjoy nature. With a variety of trails each offering a different and unique outdoor experience. Almost every trip to this location on either a typical Spring or Summer day will include close encounters with wildlife. If you are looking to slow down and enjoy... more
Metea County Park is great way to spend a day with your family or friends. Great rurual trails with beautiful views of Cedar Creek, natural wetlands, and natural woods. These trails are not overly challenging and routes can be selected to accomodate the youngest walkers. Not bike or stroller friendly,but it does make for a very pleasant walk or... more