Chicago Park District

Facility Management

Robert Arlow, Director

The Facility Management department operates and maintains over 580 parks, with over 250 staffed park facilities. The Department utilizes a skilled labor workforce to provide a wide variety of routine maintenance, repairs, renovation and capital projects throughout the District. The Department’s goals include, but are not limited to: ensuring accessible and properly maintained parklands, facilities and equipment; maximizing the use of energy efficient technologies; improving responsiveness, productivity, and effectiveness in a fiscally responsible manner; and helping to reduce anticipated capital project expenses through the current work force.