Curie Park

  • 4949 S. Archer Ave.   Chicago, Illinois 60632 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: ,
  • Park Hours: , ,
  • Park Supervisor: Thomas Wayda
  • Park Phone: (773) 284-7124

Located in the Archer Heights Community, Curie Park totals 13.50 acres. In partnership with the Chicago Board of Education, Curie Park offers an indoor pool, volleyball courts, three gymnaisums and meeting rooms, with some activities held in Curie High School. 

Outside, the park offers baseball fields, basketball courts and athletic fields for soccer or football. After school programs are offered throughout the school year, and in the summer youth attend the Park District’s popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Curie Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the whole family.

History

Curie Park is among a number of sites within the city that are operated jointly by the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Board of Education. The Public Building Commission purchased the park property in 1971, in order to lease it to the park district for recreational purposes and to the board of education for a new high school. The property passed entirely into the hands of the school board in 1990, but the park district continues to use the fieldhouse and the playing fields. Both the park and the adjacent school are named for Nobel prize winner Marie Sklodlowska Curie (1867-1934). Born in 1867 in Warsaw Poland, Marie Sklodlowska studied physics at the Sorbonne in Paris. In 1895, she married Pierre Curie (1859-1906) and the two became renowned throughout the scientific world for their work. Together, they discovered the element radium, and the element polonium, which Madame Curie named for her native land.

Parking/Directions

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

Curie Baseball Fields

Curie Baseball Fields

Location Notes: 4949 S. Archer Ave.

Curie Basketball Courts

Curie Basketball Courts

Location Notes: 4949 S. Archer Ave.

Curie Fieldhouse

Curie Fieldhouse

Location Notes: 4949 S. Archer Ave.

Hours: ,

Curie Football/Soccer

Curie Football/Soccer

Location Notes: 4949 S. Archer Ave.

Descriptors: Grass

Curie Gymnasiums

Curie Gymnasiums

Location Notes: 4949 S. Archer Ave.

Curie High School Pool

Curie High School Pool (1)

Location Notes: 4959 S. Archer Ave.

Hours: ,

Phone: (773)535-2020

Descriptors: Indoor

Curie Tennis Courts

Curie Tennis Courts

Location Notes: 4949 S. Archer Ave.

Curie Volleyball Courts

Curie Volleyball Courts

Location Notes: 4949 S. Archer Ave.

Fall Programs

Most fall programs start the week of September 11 and run through the week of December 4.  Click on the program name links below to register now.  Registration is on-going while spots are available. 


Winter Programs

Most winter programs start the week of January 8, 2018  and run through the week of March 12, 2018.  View programs online & create your wish list beginning Monday, November 20.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Saturday, December 9, 2017.

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
TEAM Sports at Curie 204279InstructionAquatics - SpecializedAt least 6 but less than 18Coed2017/09/11 23:00From September 11, 2017 to January 5, 2018
Each Monday from 6pm to 8pm
Each Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm
Each Thursday from 6pm to 8pm
Each Friday from 7pm to 9pm
$35.00
TEAM Sports at Curie 221291InstructionAquatics - Specialized18 and upCoed2017/09/15 01:00From September 14, 2017 to December 28, 2017
Each Thursday from 8pm to 9pm
Each Thursday from 8pm to 9pm
$35.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Adult Swim at Curie 208885OpenAquatics - Open18 and upCoed2018/01/09 03:00From January 8, 2018 to March 17, 2018
Each Monday from 9pm to 9:45pm
Each Tuesday from 9pm to 9:45pm
Each Wednesday from 9pm to 9:45pm
Each Thursday from 9pm to 9:45pm
Each Friday from 9pm to 9:45pm
Each Saturday from 9am to 10am
Each Saturday from 3pm to 3:45pm
$0
Basketball League at Curie 209116Team_LeagueSports - BasketballAt least 14 but less than 19Coed2018/01/17 22:00From January 17, 2018 to March 7, 2018
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm
$0
Boot Camp at Curie 226563InstructionWellness - Fitness18 and upCoed2018/01/10 00:45From January 9, 2018 to March 13, 2018
Each Tuesday from 6:45pm to 7:30pm
$24.00
Fun and Games at Curie 226561InstructionSpecial Interest - Fun & GamesAt least 6 but less than 16Coed2018/01/09 02:00From January 8, 2018 to March 12, 2018
Each Monday from 8pm to 9pm
$8.00
Learn to Swim at Curie 209983InstructionAquatics - Lessons18 and upCoed2018/01/09 02:00From January 8, 2018 to March 12, 2018
Each Monday from 8pm to 9pm
$30.00
Learn to Swim at Curie 209984InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2018/01/13 00:00From January 12, 2018 to March 16, 2018
Each Friday from 6pm to 7pm
$30.00
Learn to Swim at Curie 209985InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2018/01/13 18:00From January 13, 2018 to March 17, 2018
Each Saturday from Noon to 1pm
$30.00
Learn to Swim at Curie 209986InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2018/01/13 19:00From January 13, 2018 to March 17, 2018
Each Saturday from 1pm to 2pm
$30.00
Strength & Conditioning at Curie 226562InstructionWellness - Fitness18 and upCoed2018/01/12 00:45From January 11, 2018 to March 8, 2018
Each Thursday from 6:45pm to 7:30pm
$24.00
TEAM Sports at Curie 210847InstructionAquatics - SpecializedAt least 6 but less than 18Coed2018/01/09 00:00From January 8, 2018 to March 30, 2018
Each Monday from 6pm to 8pm
Each Tuesday from 6pm to 9pm
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm
Each Thursday from 6pm to 8pm
Each Friday from 7pm to 9pm
Except the following dates:
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
$35.00
TEAM Sports at Curie 229135InstructionAquatics - Specialized18 and upCoed2018/01/12 02:00From January 11, 2018 to March 29, 2018
Each Thursday from 8pm to 9pm
$35.00
Tiny Tot Swim - Level I at Curie 210932InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 1 but less than 3y 1m Coed2018/01/13 16:00From January 13, 2018 to March 17, 2018
Each Saturday from 10am to 11am
$34.00
Tiny Tot Swim - Level II at Curie 210954InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2018/01/13 17:00From January 13, 2018 to March 17, 2018
Each Saturday from 11am to Noon
$34.00
Wrestling at Curie 211149InstructionSports - WrestlingAt least 9 but less than 14Coed2018/01/11 23:00From January 11, 2018 to March 13, 2018
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 6pm
$27.00
Youth Swim at Curie 211228OpenAquatics - OpenAt least 6 but less than 18Coed2018/01/13 20:00From January 13, 2018 to March 17, 2018
Each Saturday from 2pm to 3pm
$0

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Description

Located in the Archer Heights Community, Curie Park totals 13.50 acres. In partnership with the Chicago Board of Education, Curie Park offers an indoor pool, volleyball courts, three gymnaisums and meeting rooms, with some activities held in Curie High School. 

Outside, the park offers baseball fields, basketball courts and athletic fields for soccer or football. After school programs are offered throughout the school year, and in the summer youth attend the Park District’s popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Curie Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the whole family.

Curie Park is among a number of sites within the city that are operated jointly by the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Board of Education. The Public Building Commission purchased the park property in 1971, in order to lease it to the park district for recreational purposes and to the board of education for a new high school. The property passed entirely into the hands of the school board in 1990, but the park district continues to use the fieldhouse and the playing fields. Both the park and the adjacent school are named for Nobel prize winner Marie Sklodlowska Curie (1867-1934). Born in 1867 in Warsaw Poland, Marie Sklodlowska studied physics at the Sorbonne in Paris. In 1895, she married Pierre Curie (1859-1906) and the two became renowned throughout the scientific world for their work. Together, they discovered the element radium, and the element polonium, which Madame Curie named for her native land.

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