Beverly Park

  • 2460 W. 102nd St.   Chicago, Illinois 60642 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: ,
  • Park Hours:
  • Park Supervisor: Sue Kukulski
  • Park Phone: (312) 747-6024

Located in the Beverly community area, Beverly Park totals 13.20 acres and features a multi-purpose room. Outside, the park offers five baseball diamonds, playground, and tennis courts. Visit the park for availability of these spaces.

Park-goers can participate in preschool activities, T-ball, Cubs Care baseball and arts & crafts. Afterschool programs are offered throughout the school year, and special camps are offered in the summer as well, and include Lil’ Campers.

Check the "Events Calendar" for any special events at Beverly Park.

History

Beverly Park lies in the western portion of the lovely Chicago community area from which it takes its name. The community's rugged, wooded hills are said to have reminded an early settler of the terrain around Beverly, Massachusetts. Perched above the rest of Chicago on a glacial ridge, Beverly was only sparsely settled until 1872, when the Rock Island Railroad established commuter service into the city. The railroad called its 91st Street station Beverly Hills, well before its better-known California counterpart got its name. Much open space remained in the westernmost part of Beverly until after World War II, when residential building surged. To meet the area's increasing recreational needs, the Chicago Park District established Beverly Park in 1947, acquiring all the proposed land by 1949. Park district landscape architect Bart Austin designed a plan for the 13.2-acre park in 1952. Austin placed intensive-use recreational activities such as playgrounds and tennis courts on either side of a long, open meadow designed for ball games and passive recreation. The long vista down the meadow frames a view of a church south of the park. In 1979, the park district dedicated one of the Beverly Park baseball diamonds in honor of John Wieczorek. When Wieczorek died at the early age of 23, he had already distinguished himself through his dedication to local youth. His efforts helped to ensure the success of the Beverly Park baseball program.

Parking/Directions

For directions using public transportation visit www.transitchicago.com.

Beverly Baseball Diamonds

Beverly Baseball Diamonds

Location Notes: 2460 W. 102nd St.

Beverly Park - Fat Tommy's

Beverly Park - Fat Tommy's

Location: 2460 W. 102nd St.

Hours: ,

Phone: (773)233-3287

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www.fattommyschicago.com

Beverly Fieldhouse

Beverly Fieldhouse

Location Notes: 2460 W. 102nd St.

Hours: ,

Beverly Football/Soccer

Beverly Football/Soccer

Location Notes: 2460 W. 102nd St.

Beverly Clubroom

Beverly Clubroom

Location Notes: 2460 W. 102nd St.

Beverly Playground

Beverly PlaygroundAccessible

Location Notes: 2460 W. 102nd St.

Beverly Tennis Courts

Beverly Tennis Courts

Location Notes: 2460 W. 102nd St.

Beverly Volleyball Courts

Beverly Volleyball Courts

Location Notes: 2460 W. 102nd St.

Beverly Spray Pool

Beverly Spray Pool

Location Notes: 2460 W. 102nd St.

Fall Programs

View our fall program schedule below.  Most activities run the week of September 15 through the week of December 1.  Registration is on-going while spots are available.


Winter Programs

Most activities run the week of January 5, 2015 through the week of March 16, 2015.  
View programs online beginning Monday, November 17.

  • Online registration begins on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

Click on the program name links below for program descriptions, availability information and to register online now (if available).

Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Arts & Crafts at Beverly 98652InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/01/06 19:00From January 6, 2015 to March 19, 2015
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 2pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 2pm
$25.00
Arts & Crafts at Beverly 98653InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2015/01/07 21:30From January 7, 2015 to March 18, 2015
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$25.00
Arts & Crafts at Beverly 98654InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2015/01/16 21:30From January 16, 2015 to March 20, 2015
Each Friday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$25.00
Kiddie College at Beverly 100065InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/01/06 17:00From January 6, 2015 to March 19, 2015
Each Tuesday from 11am to 12:30pm
Each Thursday from 11am to 12:30pm
$88.00
Table Games at Beverly 99657OpenSpecial Interest - Fun & GamesAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2015/01/07 22:30From January 7, 2015 to March 20, 2015
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$10.00

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Description

Located in the Beverly community area, Beverly Park totals 13.20 acres and features a multi-purpose room. Outside, the park offers five baseball diamonds, playground, and tennis courts. Visit the park for availability of these spaces.

Park-goers can participate in preschool activities, T-ball, Cubs Care baseball and arts & crafts. Afterschool programs are offered throughout the school year, and special camps are offered in the summer as well, and include Lil’ Campers.

Check the "Events Calendar" for any special events at Beverly Park.

Beverly Park lies in the western portion of the lovely Chicago community area from which it takes its name. The community's rugged, wooded hills are said to have reminded an early settler of the terrain around Beverly, Massachusetts. Perched above the rest of Chicago on a glacial ridge, Beverly was only sparsely settled until 1872, when the Rock Island Railroad established commuter service into the city. The railroad called its 91st Street station Beverly Hills, well before its better-known California counterpart got its name. Much open space remained in the westernmost part of Beverly until after World War II, when residential building surged. To meet the area's increasing recreational needs, the Chicago Park District established Beverly Park in 1947, acquiring all the proposed land by 1949. Park district landscape architect Bart Austin designed a plan for the 13.2-acre park in 1952. Austin placed intensive-use recreational activities such as playgrounds and tennis courts on either side of a long, open meadow designed for ball games and passive recreation. The long vista down the meadow frames a view of a church south of the park. In 1979, the park district dedicated one of the Beverly Park baseball diamonds in honor of John Wieczorek. When Wieczorek died at the early age of 23, he had already distinguished himself through his dedication to local youth. His efforts helped to ensure the success of the Beverly Park baseball program.

For directions using public transportation visit www.transitchicago.com.