Chippewa Park

  • 6748 N. Sacramento Ave.   Chicago, Illinois 60645 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: ,
  • Park Hours:
  • Park Supervisor: Jennifer Printzlau
  • Park Phone: (773) 761-0380

Chippewa Park, located in the West Rogers Park community (by Pratt & Sacramento avenues), is a small facility with weekday classes geared towards children’s programming.

The park offers Moms, Pops & Tots Interaction for toddlers. Classes for preschoolers include Early Childhood Recreation, Music & Movement, and Playschool Activities. Classes for youth include Arts & Crafts and Fun and Games. The park offers Recreational Tumbling and Outdoor Tennis for multi-ages. Additionally, the Chippewa Park offers an affordable fun filled 6 week day camp for ages 5-8. The five-room fieldhouse, including a kitchen, sits on 3 acres with a playground, a spray pool, and two basketball standards.

History

Chippewa Park was one of four parks created by the Ridge Avenue Park District, established in 1896. The park district's other properties were Indian Boundary, Pottawattomie, and Morse (now Matanky) Parks. In 1931, the park district purchased property in the southwest corner of the district, built a one-story brick fieldhouse designed by Clarence Hatzfeld, and designated the new park Chippewa. The name recognized the Chippewa Indian tribe that lived in the Great Lakes region when Europeans arrived. Between 1600 and 1760, the Chippewas made their home along the northern shores of Lakes Michigan and Superior and numbered between 25,000 and 30,000. The Chippewa formed a loose confederacy with the Ottawa and the Potowatomi. By the 19th century, the three tribes were known as "the Three Fires." The name Chippewa is an adaption of the word Ojibway, "to roast till puckered up," a reference to the puckered seams of their moccasins.

Parking/Directions

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Chippewa Basketball

Chippewa Basketball

Location Notes: 6748 N. Sacramento Ave.

Chippewa Fieldhouse

Chippewa Fieldhouse

Location Notes: 6748 N. Sacramento Ave.

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Chippewa Clubrooms

Chippewa Clubrooms

Location Notes: 6748 N. Sacramento Ave.

Chippewa Playground

Chippewa Playground

Location Notes: 6748 N. Sacramento Ave.

Notes: Renovated Fall 2014, Chicago Plays! Renovation

Chippewa Spray Pool

Chippewa Spray Pool

Location Notes: 6748 N. Sacramento Ave.

Summer Programs

See our offerings in the Summer tab below.  The standard 6-week day camp runs June 29 - August 7. Specialty camp dates vary.  Most other programs start the week of June 15 and run through the week of August 17. Registration is on-going while spots are available.


Fall Programs

Fall programs start the week of September 14 and run through the week of November 30.
View programs online beginning Monday, July 20.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Monday, August 3, 2015 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Monday, August 10, 2015.

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 Chippewa 115977InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 6 but less than 11Coed2015/08/10 15:00From August 10, 2015 to August 14, 2015
Each Monday from 10am to 11am
Each Tuesday from 10am to 11am
Each Wednesday from 10am to 11am
Each Thursday from 10am to 11am
Each Friday from 10am to 11am
$16.00
Day Camp at Chippewa 116181CampsCamps - General InterestAt least 5y 10m but less than 9Coed2015/06/29 14:30From June 29, 2015 to August 7, 2015
Each Monday from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Each Tuesday from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Each Wednesday from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Each Thursday from 9:30am to 3:30pm
Each Friday from 9:30am to 3:30pm
$299.00
Play Camp at Chippewa 117498CampsCamps - General InterestAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/06/29 14:30From June 29, 2015 to August 7, 2015
Each Monday from 9:30am to Noon
Each Tuesday from 9:30am to Noon
Each Wednesday from 9:30am to Noon
Each Thursday from 9:30am to Noon
Each Friday from 9:30am to Noon
$102.00
Play Camp at Chippewa 117499CampsCamps - General InterestAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/06/29 18:00From June 29, 2015 to August 7, 2015
Each Monday from 1pm to 3:30pm
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 3:30pm
Each Wednesday from 1pm to 3:30pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 3:30pm
Each Friday from 1pm to 3:30pm
$102.00

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Description

Chippewa Park, located in the West Rogers Park community (by Pratt & Sacramento avenues), is a small facility with weekday classes geared towards children’s programming.

The park offers Moms, Pops & Tots Interaction for toddlers. Classes for preschoolers include Early Childhood Recreation, Music & Movement, and Playschool Activities. Classes for youth include Arts & Crafts and Fun and Games. The park offers Recreational Tumbling and Outdoor Tennis for multi-ages. Additionally, the Chippewa Park offers an affordable fun filled 6 week day camp for ages 5-8. The five-room fieldhouse, including a kitchen, sits on 3 acres with a playground, a spray pool, and two basketball standards.

Chippewa Park was one of four parks created by the Ridge Avenue Park District, established in 1896. The park district's other properties were Indian Boundary, Pottawattomie, and Morse (now Matanky) Parks. In 1931, the park district purchased property in the southwest corner of the district, built a one-story brick fieldhouse designed by Clarence Hatzfeld, and designated the new park Chippewa. The name recognized the Chippewa Indian tribe that lived in the Great Lakes region when Europeans arrived. Between 1600 and 1760, the Chippewas made their home along the northern shores of Lakes Michigan and Superior and numbered between 25,000 and 30,000. The Chippewa formed a loose confederacy with the Ottawa and the Potowatomi. By the 19th century, the three tribes were known as "the Three Fires." The name Chippewa is an adaption of the word Ojibway, "to roast till puckered up," a reference to the puckered seams of their moccasins.

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