Gately Park

  • 744 E. 103rd St.   Chicago, Illinois 60628 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: ,
  • Park Hours:
  • Park Supervisor: Anita Whiteside
  • Park Phone: (312) 747-6155

Located in the Pullman community, Gately Park totals 25.04 acres and features a multi-purpose clubroom. Outside, the park offers a playground, softball/baseball diamonds, basketball courts, and Little League Baseball Stadium.  Many of these spaces are available for rental including our ball fields. This park is adjacent to Gately Stadium, a CPS facility.

Park-goers can participate in seasonal sports, cheerleading, Teen Club, Sports Club. The Park Kids after school programs are offered throughout the school year. During the summer, youth can participate in the Chicago Park District’s popular six-week day camp. Specialty camps are offered in the summer as well, and include dance and sports camp.

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

History

In the years during and after World War II, the population of Gately Park's Pullman neighborhood increased by more than one third. Established in 1947 on former Pullman Car Company land, Gately Park was part of a ten-year Chicago Park District plan to increase recreational opportunities in under-served Chicago neighborhoods. Park improvements began in 1950 and included a grandstand, locker rooms, and an office building. High school football teams from both the Chicago Public Schools and the Catholic League quickly put the new facilities to use. In 1953, the park was named for James H. Gately (1883-1972), a longtime businessman in the nearby Roseland community, and then President of the Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners. (Gately himself voted against the name change, which broke with tradition by naming the park for a living person.) Appointed Commissioner in 1945, Gately was elected President of the Board in 1946, serving in that position until 1967. During his long tenure, the park district sold $79 million in park improvement bonds, increased the total number of parks from 135 to 430, and expanded overall park acreage to 6,800 acres. In 1959, Gately oversaw the transfer of more than 250 city-owned parks to the Chicago Park District.

Parking/Directions

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

Gately Baseball

Gately Baseball

Location Notes: 744 E. 103rd St.

Gately Basketball

Gately Basketball

Location Notes: 744 E. 103rd St.

Gately Park - Morales Tacos

Gately Park - Morales Tacos

Location: 810 E. 103rd St.

Hours:

Phone: (618)671-1895

Gately Fieldhouse

Gately Fieldhouse

Location Notes: 744 E. 103rd St.

Hours: ,

Gately Football/Soccer

Gately Football/Soccer

Location Notes: 744 E. 103rd St.

Gately Gymnasium

Gately Gymnasium

Location Notes: 744 E. 103rd St.

Gately Clubrooms

Gately Clubrooms

Location Notes: 744 E. 103rd St.

Gately Playground

Gately Playground

Location Notes: 744 E. 103rd St.

Gately Volleyball

Gately Volleyball

Location Notes: 744 E. 103rd St.

Winter Programs

Winter programs start the week of January 4 and run through the week of March 7.  Click on the program name links below to register now.  Registration is on-going while spots are available.

 

Spring Programs

Spring programs start the week of March 28 and run through the week of May 30.  View programs online beginning Monday, February 8.  
Registration dates for our park are:
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  • Online registration begins on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Monday, February 29, 2016.

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
Park Kids - Fall Winter Spring at Gately 127405Activity_PackageOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/09/08 20:30From September 8, 2015 to June 10, 2016
Each Monday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Friday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
$108.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Basketball - Open at Gately 136586OpenSports - Basketball21 and upCoed2016/01/05 00:00From January 4, 2016 to March 11, 2016
Each Monday from 6pm to 7:45pm
Each Friday from 6pm to 7:45pm
$11.00
Basketball at Gately 136699InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 10 but less than 14Female2016/01/05 23:45From January 5, 2016 to March 10, 2016
Each Tuesday from 5:45pm to 7:45pm
Each Thursday from 5:45pm to 7:45pm
$17.00
Basketball at Gately 150113InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 8 but less than 12Coed2016/01/08 22:30From January 8, 2016 to March 11, 2016
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 6pm
$0
Park Kids - Winter Session at Gately 138378InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 6 but less than 15Coed2016/01/04 21:30From January 4, 2016 to March 18, 2016
Each Monday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Friday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
$36.00
Seasonal Sports Club at Gately 138716InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 10 but less than 13Coed2016/01/05 22:30From January 5, 2016 to March 10, 2016
Each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Each Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$0
Teen Club at Gately 139150OpenSpecial Interest - ClubsAt least 13 but less than 17Coed2016/01/06 23:00From January 6, 2016 to March 9, 2016
Each Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm
$0
Young Scientist at Gately 150114InstructionSpecial Interest - Educational/Self-HelpAt least 7 but less than 10Coed2016/01/05 22:30From January 5, 2016 to March 10, 2016
Each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 6pm
Each Thursday from 4:30pm to 6pm
$5.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Basketball - Open at Gately 142901OpenSports - Basketball18 and upCoed2016/03/28 23:00From March 28, 2016 to June 3, 2016
Each Monday from 6pm to 8pm
Each Friday from 6pm to 8pm
$12.00
Basketball at Gately 143007InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 8 but less than 12Female2016/03/29 23:00From March 29, 2016 to June 2, 2016
Each Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm
Each Thursday from 6pm to 8pm
$18.00
Park Kids - Spring Session at Gately 144595InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 6 but less than 15Coed2016/03/28 20:30From March 28, 2016 to June 10, 2016
Each Monday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Friday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm
$36.00
Seasonal Sports Club at Gately 145075InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 9 but less than 14Coed2016/03/28 21:30From March 28, 2016 to June 1, 2016
Each Monday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$0
Teen Club at Gately 145630OpenSpecial Interest - ClubsAt least 13 but less than 18Coed2016/03/30 22:30From March 30, 2016 to June 1, 2016
Each Wednesday from 5:30pm to 7pm
$0

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Description

Located in the Pullman community, Gately Park totals 25.04 acres and features a multi-purpose clubroom. Outside, the park offers a playground, softball/baseball diamonds, basketball courts, and Little League Baseball Stadium.  Many of these spaces are available for rental including our ball fields. This park is adjacent to Gately Stadium, a CPS facility.

Park-goers can participate in seasonal sports, cheerleading, Teen Club, Sports Club. The Park Kids after school programs are offered throughout the school year. During the summer, youth can participate in the Chicago Park District’s popular six-week day camp. Specialty camps are offered in the summer as well, and include dance and sports camp.

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

In the years during and after World War II, the population of Gately Park's Pullman neighborhood increased by more than one third. Established in 1947 on former Pullman Car Company land, Gately Park was part of a ten-year Chicago Park District plan to increase recreational opportunities in under-served Chicago neighborhoods. Park improvements began in 1950 and included a grandstand, locker rooms, and an office building. High school football teams from both the Chicago Public Schools and the Catholic League quickly put the new facilities to use. In 1953, the park was named for James H. Gately (1883-1972), a longtime businessman in the nearby Roseland community, and then President of the Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners. (Gately himself voted against the name change, which broke with tradition by naming the park for a living person.) Appointed Commissioner in 1945, Gately was elected President of the Board in 1946, serving in that position until 1967. During his long tenure, the park district sold $79 million in park improvement bonds, increased the total number of parks from 135 to 430, and expanded overall park acreage to 6,800 acres. In 1959, Gately oversaw the transfer of more than 250 city-owned parks to the Chicago Park District.
For directions using public transportation visit www.transitchicago.com.