Gladstone Park

  • 5421 N. Menard Ave.   Chicago, Illinois 60630 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: , ,
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  • Park Supervisor: Carrie Morrissey
  • Park Phone: (773) 631-7859

Tucked away in the Gladstone community (between Milwaukee Avenue & Northwest Highway and between Central & Austin Avenues) Gladstone Park covers a little more than one acre of land.The park offers a small fieldhouse, a t-ball field and junior soccer field, a new ADA accessible soft-surface playground and spray pool, as well as a small outdoor basketball court.

Gladstone Park is bursting with programs for children! The park offers pre-school, playschool activities, tumbling, mom’s pop’s & tot’s (which involves parent participation), arts & crafts, ballet classes, and seasonal sport activities.

History

Gladstone Park is one of six neighborhood parks created by the Jefferson Park District. Established in 1920, the Jefferson Park District was one of 22 park commissions consolidated into the Chicago Park District in 1934. In 1923, the Gladstone Park Community Club approached the Jefferson Park District about locating a park in the former Gladstone Park subdivision, named for British Prime Minister William Gladstone (1809-1898). The park district took action the following year, purchasing parkland and naming it after the community group. In 1930, the landscaped park gained a small fieldhouse designed by Clarence Hatzfeld, architect of many Chicago park buildings, including the nearby Jefferson Park fieldhouse.

Parking/Directions

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

Gladstone Diamond

Gladstone Diamond

Location Notes: 5421 N. Menard Ave.

Gladstone Basketball

Gladstone Basketball

Location Notes: 5421 N. Menard Ave.

Gladstone Fieldhouse

Gladstone Fieldhouse

Location Notes: 5421 N. Menard Ave.

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Gladstone Clubrooms

Gladstone Clubrooms

Location Notes: 5421 N. Menard Ave.

Gladstone Playground

Gladstone PlaygroundAccessible

Location Notes: 5421 N. Menard Ave.

Gladstone Spray Pool

Gladstone Spray Pool

Location Notes: 5421 N. Menard Ave.

Spring Programs

Click on the Spring tab below. Most activities run the week of March 30 through the week of June 1. Registration is on-going while spots are available.


Summer Programs

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.
View programs online beginning Monday, March 30.  
Registration dates for our park are:
  • Online registration begins on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Saturday, April 18, 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
Cheerleading - Competitive at Gladstone 102832InstructionSports - CheerleadingAt least 7 but less than 12Coed2015/04/01 20:30From April 1, 2015 to June 3, 2015
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$21.00
Kiddie College at Gladstone 103305InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/03/30 16:30From March 30, 2015 to June 5, 2015
Each Monday from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Each Tuesday from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Each Wednesday from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Each Thursday from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Each Friday from 11:30am to 1:30pm
$102.00
Little Artists at Gladstone 103478InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 4 but less than 6y 1m Coed2015/03/31 18:30From March 31, 2015 to June 2, 2015
Each Tuesday from 1:30pm to 2:15pm
$21.00
Little Artists at Gladstone 103477InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least but less than 3y 1m Coed2015/04/03 15:00From April 3, 2015 to June 5, 2015
Each Friday from 10am to 11am
$21.00
Music and Movement at Gladstone 103643InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 2 but less than 4Coed2015/03/30 15:15From March 30, 2015 to June 1, 2015
Each Monday from 10:15am to 11am
$21.00
Music and Movement at Gladstone 103644InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/04/03 18:30From April 3, 2015 to June 5, 2015
Each Friday from 1:30pm to 2:15pm
$21.00
Play School at Gladstone 103844InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least but less than 4Coed2015/03/31 15:15From March 31, 2015 to June 2, 2015
Each Tuesday from 10:15am to 11:15am
Each Thursday from 10:15am to 11:15am
$31.00
Play School at Gladstone 103845InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 1 but less than 2Coed2015/04/01 14:30From April 1, 2015 to June 3, 2015
Each Wednesday from 9:30am to 10:30am
$21.00
Recreational Tumbling at Gladstone 103897InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/03/30 18:30From March 30, 2015 to June 1, 2015
Each Monday from 1:30pm to 2:15pm
$21.00
Seasonal Sports at Gladstone 103081InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/04/01 18:30From April 1, 2015 to June 3, 2015
Each Wednesday from 1:30pm to 2:15pm
$21.00
Soccer at Gladstone 103524InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/04/02 18:30From April 2, 2015 to June 4, 2015
Each Thursday from 1:30pm to 2:15pm
$21.00
Tiny Tot Cheerleading at Gladstone 103735InstructionSports - CheerleadingAt least 4 but less than 7Coed2015/03/30 20:30From March 30, 2015 to June 1, 2015
Each Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$21.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Cheerleading Camp at Gladstone 116130CampsCamps - Special InterestAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/06/29 19:30From June 29, 2015 to August 7, 2015
Each Monday from 2:30pm to 4pm
Each Wednesday from 2:30pm to 4pm
Each Friday from 2:30pm to 4pm
$31.00
Lil' Campers at Gladstone 117509CampsCamps - General InterestAt least 3 but less than 4Coed2015/06/29 16:00From June 29, 2015 to August 7, 2015
Each Monday from 11am to 2pm
Each Tuesday from 11am to 2pm
Each Wednesday from 11am to 2pm
Each Thursday from 11am to 2pm
Each Friday from 11am to 2pm
$151.00
Play Camp at Gladstone 117508CampsCamps - General InterestAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/06/29 16:00From June 29, 2015 to August 7, 2015
Each Monday from 11am to 2pm
Each Tuesday from 11am to 2pm
Each Wednesday from 11am to 2pm
Each Thursday from 11am to 2pm
Each Friday from 11am to 2pm
$153.00
Play School at Gladstone 131287InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least but less than 4Coed2015/06/30 14:45From June 30, 2015 to August 6, 2015
Each Tuesday from 9:45am to 10:30am
Each Wednesday from 9:45am to 10:30am
Each Thursday from 9:45am to 10:30am
$30.00
Tumbling Camp at Gladstone 116131CampsCamps - SportsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/06/30 19:30From June 30, 2015 to August 6, 2015
Each Tuesday from 2:30pm to 4pm
Each Thursday from 2:30pm to 4pm
$25.00

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Description

Tucked away in the Gladstone community (between Milwaukee Avenue & Northwest Highway and between Central & Austin Avenues) Gladstone Park covers a little more than one acre of land.The park offers a small fieldhouse, a t-ball field and junior soccer field, a new ADA accessible soft-surface playground and spray pool, as well as a small outdoor basketball court.

Gladstone Park is bursting with programs for children! The park offers pre-school, playschool activities, tumbling, mom’s pop’s & tot’s (which involves parent participation), arts & crafts, ballet classes, and seasonal sport activities.

Gladstone Park is one of six neighborhood parks created by the Jefferson Park District. Established in 1920, the Jefferson Park District was one of 22 park commissions consolidated into the Chicago Park District in 1934. In 1923, the Gladstone Park Community Club approached the Jefferson Park District about locating a park in the former Gladstone Park subdivision, named for British Prime Minister William Gladstone (1809-1898). The park district took action the following year, purchasing parkland and naming it after the community group. In 1930, the landscaped park gained a small fieldhouse designed by Clarence Hatzfeld, architect of many Chicago park buildings, including the nearby Jefferson Park fieldhouse.

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