Recreation

Come play in the Fort. From nationally recognized attractions to professional, adult and youth sports to 80 miles of trails, we have the assets for an entertaining and active lifestyle.

Black Pine Animal Sanctuary

Located a short drive away in Albion, Ind., Black Pine Animal Sanctuary provides refuge to nearly 100 displaced, captive-raised exotic animals for the REST of their lives. Residents include big cats, bears, monkeys, reptiles, parrots, and more. Tours and other educational programs are offered year-round.

Brookwood Golf Club

Brookwood is one of Fort Wayne’s oldest public golf courses, serving up great rounds of golf since 1926. At Brookwood, you can practice, play, drink, and dine with an 18-hole regulation course, a nine-hole Par 3 course, driving range, full-service pro shop, restaurant, bar, and event space.

Chestnut Hills Golf Club

One of Fort Wayne’s finest public golf facilities for all players, Chestnut Hills is an 18-hole regulation course with available leagues, lessons, event space, and much more.

Crazy Pinz Entertainment Center

Hop aboard and get ready for some excitement at Crazy Pinz! For over 10 years, families in Fort Wayne have been flocking to Crazy Pinz for excitement the whole family can enjoy! Our 50,000 square foot facility is jam-packed with thrilling activities including: 24 bowling lanes, SkyTrail Ropes Course, Piratez Cove Laser Tag, Shankz Mini-Golf, the augmented rock wall, and Gilliganz Arcade and Redemption Store! There truly is something for everyone in your family at Crazy Pinz!

Deadeye Dick’s

Fort Wayne’s first and only full-size indoor axe throwing arena! With the approximately 4,000-square-foot BULLSEYE BAR proudly featuring TWO EEs wine slushies! We also have four beers on tap as well as a huge selection of your favorite craft, IPA, cider, and domestic beers.

Fit Body Boot Camp – Fort Wayne Southwest

Finally! An exercise program that works and has helped thousands of women and men quickly drop the unwanted weight and feel great again! We offer you hundreds of different fat burning exercises and healthy recipes that taste delicious and make whole foods fun for the entire family. Plus, we offer constant encouragement and accountability from our friendly fitness coaches and our positive community of fellow members.

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Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

At the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, kids can get nose to nose with a goat, families can explore a misty jungle trail, and giraffes roam a vast grassy hillside. The zoo is internationally recognized for its innovative displays, award-winning animal exhibits, and well-manicured grounds. Local residents embrace the zoo as a great place to spend a sunny afternoon.

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Fort Wayne Outfitters and Bike Depot

Welcome to a place where you can pedal, paddle, and play! Our mission is to help keep Fort Wayne unique by supporting active lifestyles, encouraging riverfront activities, and engaging in environmentally conscious business practices. Options include boat tours, bike, kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddle board rentals, bike service, paddle trips, and and apparel and gear sales.

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Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation

With 87 parks, more than 120 miles of trails, and much more, there’s always something to do! Visit the website to learn about youth sports, free seminars, fitness classes, nature hikes, and fun for all ages.

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Fort Wayne TinCaps

A Fort Wayne TinCaps baseball game is the perfect choice for fun family entertainment from April through September. More than just baseball, a TinCaps game has something fun for everyone! Parkview Field is a family destination in downtown Fort Wayne and is home to the TinCaps, Midwest League affiliate of the San Diego Padres. With tickets starting at just $6.00, TinCaps games are fun and affordable.

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Fort Wayne Mad Ants

The official NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, the Mad Ants play their home games at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.

French Lick Resort

Nestled among the hills of the Hoosier National Forest resides a classic American destination: French Lick Resort. Home to two AAA Four-Diamond nationally historic hotels, three challenging golf courses, two rejuvenating spas, impressive meeting venues and a Vegas-style casino (rated No. 4 Best Casino outside of Las Vegas by Yahoo Travel, 2016), the resort is sure to exceed your expectations. Come experience Old World opulence amid modern comforts served with Midwestern charm — close to home.

Georgetown Entertainment

For more than 40 years, Georgetown Entertainment has been a leader in family entertainment in Fort Wayne. Completely remodeled in 2017, our 42,000 square foot entertainment facility is your go-to destination for fun and excitement in downtown Fort Wayne. What’s that mean for you? More attractions! More food! More games! More prizes! And a better atmosphere! So take a break from the ordinary and discover your next adventure at Georgetown Entertainment!

Gym Rats Basketball Association

Gym Rats Basketball is a for-profit youth basketball organization founded in 1992 with the purpose of providing an organized structure for youths to compete in basketball at all levels of skill. Gym Rats believes that many life lessons are learned through competitive basketball and strives to ensure that personal values are learned and mutual respect is earned so that energies are transformed from teamwork on the court today to positive contributions in society tomorrow.

Healthy Horizons Personal Training

Healthy Horizons Personal Training is here to give you a positive start on your health and fitness journey. We provide one-on-one coaching to help clients achieve goals like increased strength, fat loss, increased energy, and other health improvements.

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino

Hoosier Park features slots, live table games, live harness racing, a sportsbook, on-stage music and comedy, restaurants, shopping, and night life. The Vegas experience is just a short drive away in Anderson—or you can enjoy daily racing, sports betting, the best in sports broadcasting, daily specials, events, and more at Winner’s Circle Brewpub/OTB in New Haven!

Hysterium Escapes

Hysterium Escapes provides an unforgettable live-action gaming experience. We lock your group up and you try to solve the riddles, puzzles, and mind traps so you can get out in the time allotted, usually 60 minutes. From thrilling escape rooms to a terrifying haunted house, you will find the fun you are looking for regardless of the season.

Indianapolis Colts

On a journey to win a championship and build the best organization in football, Indiana’s NFL team plays its home games at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

OPEX Fort Wayne

OPEX is more than just an hour in the gym. It’s an individualized fitness + lifestyle prescription that moves with your life. Based on science and designed for the busy lifestyle of today, it’s the clearest path from where you are to where you want to go. Start today with a free consultation!

Planet Fitness

No matter what you’re looking for in a gym, we’ve got a membership option made for you. All Planet Fitness members enjoy unlimited access to their home club and the support of our friendly, knowledgeable staff anytime you need it.

Sky Zone Fort Wayne

Sky Zone Fort Wayne is proud to bring the unmatched, out-of-this-world, and high-flyin’ FUN of the world’s first all-trampoline, walled playing court to northeast Indiana! We’re the originators of wall-to-wall aerial action, and we never stand still. We’re always working to invent epic new ways to play, gather, and compete. The only way to understand it is to come experience it. So rally your crew and let’s go!

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Summit City Bicycles & Fitness

At Summit City, we believe that cycling and fitness can be a “pathway to a better life,” and we’re dedicated to providing you with an exceptional retail experience to help you find your way. We’re friendly, passionate enthusiasts, and we’re here to make our community and your next adventure amazing.

Triumph Studio

Triumph Studio is the nation’s first boutique fitness studio offering sensory indoor cycling, BoxHitt®, and childcare. Triumph founder Justin Harkelroad is determined to create a space where hardworking people in Fort Wayne can detach from their world and experience the benefits of inclusive, inspiring fitness. He believes that if one hour at Triumph could change your day, then maybe you could change your week, your year, and maybe your life.

World Baseball Academy

More than 5,000+ boys and girls, age 4 to 19, annually experience the WBA as a safe place for learning baseball and developing as a player and as a person. They participate in tournaments, small group or individual instruction, camps and clinics guided by professional instructors. For high school and college-age players, WBA leadership development opportunities include internships and international travel, developing the next generation of coaches, mentors and parents.

YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne

The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.