Hale Park

  • 6258 W. 62nd St.   Chicago, Illinois 60638 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: , ,
  • Park Hours:
  • Park Supervisor: Rose Minelli
  • Park Phone: (773) 229-1032

Located in the Clearing community area, Hale Park totals 16.60 acres and features a gymnasium,multi-purpose rooms and a preschool room. Outside, the park offers a swimming pool, baseball fields and a playground. Many of these spaces are available for rental including our gymnasium, fields, and multi-purpose rooms.

Park-goers can participate in seasonal sports, gymnastics, and floor hockey. On the cultural side, Hale Park offers theater. Nature programming includes Garden Buddies and painting. After school programs are offered throughout the school year, and during the summer youth attend the Park District’s popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Hale Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the entire family including a pumpkin patch, Spring and Fall theater plays, Park Showcase, Lunch with the Easter Bunny and other holiday-themed events.

History

Lying adjacent to Hale Elementary School, Hale 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 park district acquired the property in 1947, as part of a ten-year plan to increase recreational opportunities in under-served neighborhoods in post-World War II Chicago. Hale Park is now home to an outdoor swimming pool (ca. 1968) and a modern fieldhouse, designed by the firm of Schroeder, Murchie, Laya, Associates, Ltd., and dedicated in late 1998. In 1953, the park was named for American patriot Nathan Hale (1755-1776). Hanged by the British as a spy, Hale may be best known for his famous last words: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my county."

Parking/Directions

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

Hale Baseball

Hale Baseball

Location Notes: 6258 W. 62nd St.

Hale Fieldhouse

Hale Fieldhouse

Location Notes: 6258 W. 62nd St.

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Hale Football/Soccer

Hale Football/Soccer

Location Notes: 6258 W. 62nd St.

Hale Gymnasium

Hale Gymnasium

Location Notes: 6258 W. 62nd St.

Hale Clubrooms

Hale Clubrooms

Location Notes: 6258 W. 62nd St.

Hale Picnic Area

Hale Picnic Area

Location Notes: 6258 W. 62nd St.

Hale Tennis Court

Hale Tennis Court

Location Notes: 6258 W. 62nd St.

Hale Water Play Area

Hale Water Play Area

Location Notes: 6258 W. 62nd St.

Events

OCT
10

Pumpkin Patch at Hale

Location: Hale Park, Chicago, IL  IL

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 Saturday, August 8, 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
Adult Swim at Hale 117161OpenAquatics - Open18 and upCoed2015/06/16 23:00From June 16, 2015 to August 20, 2015
Each Tuesday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Thursday from 6pm to 7:15pm
$0
Basketball League at Hale 130911Team_LeagueSports - Basketball18 and upMale2015/06/25 23:30From June 25, 2015 to August 27, 2015
Each Thursday from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
$250.00
Day Camp at Hale 116196CampsCamps - General InterestAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/06/29 15:00From June 29, 2015 to August 7, 2015
Each Monday from 10am to 4pm
Each Tuesday from 10am to 4pm
Each Wednesday from 10am to 4pm
Each Thursday from 10am to 4pm
Each Friday from 10am to 4pm
$340.00
Family Swim at Hale 116400OpenAquatics - OpenAnyCoed2015/06/13 20:00From June 13, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Each Sunday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Sunday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Sunday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Sunday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Sunday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Monday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Friday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Saturday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Saturday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Saturday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Saturday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Saturday from 2pm to 2:45pm
$0
Learn to Swim at Hale 116802InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/06/21 16:00From June 21, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Each Sunday from 11am to Noon
$28.00
Learn to Swim at Hale 116804InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/06/21 17:00From June 21, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Each Sunday from Noon to 1pm
$28.00
Learn to Swim at Hale 116803InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/06/20 17:00From June 20, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Each Saturday from Noon to 1pm
$28.00
Open Swim at Hale 117136OpenAquatics - OpenAnyCoed2015/06/12 18:00From June 12, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Each Sunday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Monday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Monday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Monday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Monday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Tuesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Tuesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Wednesday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Wednesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Wednesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Thursday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Thursday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Thursday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Friday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Friday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Friday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Friday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Saturday from 1pm to 1:45pm
$0
POST Adult Swim at Hale 131078OpenAquatics - Open18 and upCoed2015/08/25 23:00From August 25, 2015 to September 3, 2015
Each Tuesday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Thursday from 6pm to 7:15pm
$0
POST Family Swim at Hale 131079OpenAquatics - OpenAnyCoed2015/08/24 20:00From August 24, 2015 to September 6, 2015
Each Sunday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Sunday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Sunday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Sunday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Sunday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Monday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Friday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Saturday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Saturday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Saturday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Saturday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Saturday from 2pm to 2:45pm
$0
POST Open Swim at Hale 131080OpenAquatics - OpenAnyCoed2015/08/24 18:00From August 24, 2015 to September 7, 2015
Each Sunday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Monday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Monday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Monday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Monday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Tuesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Tuesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Wednesday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Wednesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Wednesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Thursday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Thursday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Thursday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Friday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Friday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Friday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Friday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Saturday from 1pm to 1:45pm
$0
POST Parent and Tot Swim at Hale 131082OpenAquatics - OpenLess than 6Coed2015/08/29 16:00From August 29, 2015 to September 5, 2015
Each Saturday from 11am to Noon
$0
POST Youth Swim at Hale 131081OpenAquatics - OpenAt least 6 but less than 18Coed2015/08/24 16:00From August 24, 2015 to September 7, 2015
Each Sunday from 11am to Noon
Each Sunday from Noon to 1pm
Each Monday from 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Each Tuesday from 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Each Wednesday from 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Each Thursday from 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Each Friday from 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Each Saturday from Noon to 1pm
$0
POST Youth Swim at Hale 131804OpenAquatics - OpenAt least 6 but less than 18Coed2015/08/10 16:00From August 10, 2015 to September 7, 2015
Each Monday from 11am to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from 11am to 12:45pm
Each Wednesday from 11am to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from 11am to 12:45pm
Each Friday from 11am to 12:45pm
$0
Soccer Camp at Hale 130914CampsCamps - SportsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/08/10 19:00From August 10, 2015 to August 21, 2015
Each Monday from 2pm to 3:30pm
Each Wednesday from 2pm to 3:30pm
Each Friday from 2pm to 3:30pm
$15.00
TEAM Sports at Hale 117706InstructionAquatics - SpecializedAt least 6 but less than 18Coed2015/06/12 22:00From June 12, 2015 to September 7, 2015
Each Monday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Friday from 5pm to 6pm
$28.00
Teen Sports League - Basketball at Hale 117737Individual_LeagueSports - BasketballAt least 13 but less than 18Male2015/07/07 21:00From July 7, 2015 to August 13, 2015
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 7pm
Each Thursday from 4pm to 7pm
$11.00
Tiny Tot Swim - Level I at Hale 117790InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 1y 3m but less than 3Coed2015/06/20 16:00From June 20, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Each Saturday from 11am to Noon
$32.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Art & ABCs at Hale 122327InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 5Coed2015/09/14 18:00From September 14, 2015 to November 23, 2015
Each Monday from 1pm to 2pm
$16.00
Basketball at Hale 122539InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 8 but less than 12Coed2015/09/16 20:30From September 16, 2015 to October 21, 2015
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$13.00
Basketball League at Hale 122540Team_LeagueSports - BasketballAt least 11 but less than 13Female2015/09/14 22:45From September 14, 2015 to November 16, 2015
Each Monday from 5:45pm to 9:30pm
Each Saturday from 9am to 5pm
$100.00
Basketball League at Hale 122541Team_LeagueSports - BasketballAt least 13 but less than 16Female2015/09/16 22:45From September 16, 2015 to November 18, 2015
Each Wednesday from 5:45pm to 9:30pm
Each Saturday from 9am to 5pm
$100.00
Bitty Basketball at Hale 122681InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 5 but less than 8Coed2015/11/11 21:30From November 11, 2015 to March 9, 2016
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$36.00
Cheerleading - Recreational at Hale 122750InstructionSports - CheerleadingAt least 6 but less than 9Female2015/09/15 21:00From September 15, 2015 to November 17, 2015
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 5pm
$21.00
Cheerleading - Recreational at Hale 122749InstructionSports - CheerleadingAt least 9 but less than 13Female2015/09/15 22:00From September 15, 2015 to November 17, 2015
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6pm
$21.00
Dance - Modern at Hale 122824InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/09/16 21:00From September 16, 2015 to November 18, 2015
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 5pm
$16.00
Dodgeball at Hale 122850InstructionSports - DodgeballAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/09/18 20:30From September 18, 2015 to November 20, 2015
Each Friday from 3:30pm to 4:15pm
$13.00
Flag Football at Hale 122979InstructionSports - FootballAt least 8 but less than 13Male2015/09/14 21:30From September 14, 2015 to October 21, 2015
Each Monday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$16.00
Floor Hockey at Hale 123020InstructionSports - Floor HockeyAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2015/09/15 19:00From September 15, 2015 to November 17, 2015
Each Tuesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
$13.00
Floor Hockey at Hale 123021InstructionSports - Floor HockeyAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/09/18 22:00From September 18, 2015 to November 20, 2015
Each Friday from 5pm to 5:45pm
$13.00
Fun with Food at Hale 123139InstructionSpecial Interest - Educational/Self-HelpAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2015/09/18 18:00From September 18, 2015 to November 20, 2015
Each Friday from 1pm to 2pm
$21.00
Go Girl Go at Hale 146609InstructionWellness - FitnessAt least 7 but less than 12Female2015/09/14 20:30From September 14, 2015 to November 16, 2015
Each Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$12.00
Guitar - Group at Hale 123159InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/10/07 23:00From October 7, 2015 to December 2, 2015
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 7pm
$11.00
Gymnastics at Hale 123174InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 9Coed2015/09/18 20:30From September 18, 2015 to November 20, 2015
Each Friday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$21.00
Gymnastics at Hale 123173InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 9 but less than 13Coed2015/09/18 21:30From September 18, 2015 to November 20, 2015
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$21.00
Indoor Soccer at Hale 123259InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2015/09/14 19:00From September 14, 2015 to November 16, 2015
Each Monday from 2pm to 2:45pm
$21.00
Kickball at Hale 123323InstructionSports - KickballAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/09/18 21:15From September 18, 2015 to November 20, 2015
Each Friday from 4:15pm to 5pm
$13.00
Kiddie College at Hale 123374InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/09/14 14:30From September 14, 2015 to December 4, 2015
Each Monday from 9:30am to Noon
Each Wednesday from 9:30am to Noon
Each Friday from 9:30am to Noon
$153.00
Moms, Pops & Tots Interaction at Hale 123686InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least but less than 3y 1m Coed2015/09/17 16:00From September 17, 2015 to November 19, 2015
Each Thursday from 11am to Noon
$26.00
Painting at Hale 123839InstructionCulture and Arts - PaintingAt least 7 but less than 13Coed2015/10/05 20:30From October 5, 2015 to November 18, 2015
Each Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$16.00
Play Production at Hale 123953InstructionCulture and Arts - Theater18 and upCoed2015/08/11 00:00From August 10, 2015 to November 20, 2015
Each Monday from 7pm to 9:30pm
Each Wednesday from 7pm to 9:30pm
Each Friday from 7pm to 9:30pm
$13.00
Play Production at Hale 123952InstructionCulture and Arts - TheaterAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/10/05 21:30From October 5, 2015 to November 30, 2015
Each Monday from 4:30pm to 5:45pm
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:45pm
$16.00
Play School at Hale 123969InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 5Coed2015/09/17 17:30From September 17, 2015 to December 3, 2015
Each Tuesday from 12:30pm to 2pm
Each Thursday from 12:30pm to 2pm
$87.00
Recreational Tumbling at Hale 124030InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2015/09/16 18:15From September 16, 2015 to November 18, 2015
Each Wednesday from 1:15pm to 2pm
$21.00
Recreational Tumbling at Hale 124031InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2015/09/17 19:15From September 17, 2015 to November 19, 2015
Each Thursday from 2:15pm to 3pm
$21.00
Seasonal Sports at Hale 124128InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 5 but less than 9Coed2015/09/14 20:15From September 14, 2015 to November 16, 2015
Each Monday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
$13.00
Show Choir at Hale 124252InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 7 but less than 13Coed2015/10/05 23:00From October 5, 2015 to November 23, 2015
Each Monday from 6pm to 7pm
$16.00
Soccer at Hale 123823InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 6 but less than 9Coed2015/09/15 20:30From September 15, 2015 to October 22, 2015
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$16.00
Soccer at Hale 123822InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 9 but less than 14Coed2015/09/15 21:30From September 15, 2015 to October 22, 2015
Each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Each Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$16.00
Step Aerobics at Hale 124401InstructionWellness - Aerobics18 and upCoed2015/09/14 14:30From September 14, 2015 to November 18, 2015
Each Monday from 9:30am to 10:15am
Each Wednesday from 9:30am to 10:15am
$21.00
Tap & Ballet at Hale 124438InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2015/09/15 20:15From September 15, 2015 to November 17, 2015
Each Tuesday from 3:15pm to 4pm
$16.00
Team Gymnastics at Hale 124452InstructionGymnastics - CompetitiveAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2015/09/14 21:30From September 14, 2015 to November 19, 2015
Monday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th weeks of each month
Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th weeks of each month
$21.00
Volleyball League at Hale 124791Team_LeagueSports - VolleyballAt least 13 but less than 16Female2015/11/03 21:30From November 3, 2015 to March 8, 2016
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 9pm
$179.00
Volleyball League at Hale 124792Team_LeagueSports - VolleyballAt least 10 but less than 13Female2015/11/05 21:30From November 5, 2015 to March 10, 2016
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 7pm
$179.00

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Description

Located in the Clearing community area, Hale Park totals 16.60 acres and features a gymnasium,multi-purpose rooms and a preschool room. Outside, the park offers a swimming pool, baseball fields and a playground. Many of these spaces are available for rental including our gymnasium, fields, and multi-purpose rooms.

Park-goers can participate in seasonal sports, gymnastics, and floor hockey. On the cultural side, Hale Park offers theater. Nature programming includes Garden Buddies and painting. After school programs are offered throughout the school year, and during the summer youth attend the Park District’s popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Hale Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the entire family including a pumpkin patch, Spring and Fall theater plays, Park Showcase, Lunch with the Easter Bunny and other holiday-themed events.

Lying adjacent to Hale Elementary School, Hale 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 park district acquired the property in 1947, as part of a ten-year plan to increase recreational opportunities in under-served neighborhoods in post-World War II Chicago. Hale Park is now home to an outdoor swimming pool (ca. 1968) and a modern fieldhouse, designed by the firm of Schroeder, Murchie, Laya, Associates, Ltd., and dedicated in late 1998. In 1953, the park was named for American patriot Nathan Hale (1755-1776). Hanged by the British as a spy, Hale may be best known for his famous last words: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my county."

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