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.

Hours: , ,

Hale Football/Soccer

Hale Football/Soccer

Location Notes: 6258 W. 62nd St.

Descriptors: Grass

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 Playground

Hale PlaygroundAccessible

Notes: Chicago Plays Renovation, Spring 2014

Descriptors: Engineered Wood Fiber Surface

Hale Park Pool

Hale Park PoolAccessible (1)

Location Notes: 6258 W. 62nd St.

Hours:

Phone: (773)229-1406

Descriptors: Outdoor, ADA Lift

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
8
Halloween Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Patch at Hale

Location: Hale Park, Chicago, IL  IL

Fall Programs

Most fall programs start the week of September 19 and run through the week of November 21. Click on the program name links below to view a program and register now. 

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
Art & ABCs at Hale 162107InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 5Coed2016/09/19 18:00From September 19, 2016 to November 28, 2016
Each Monday from 1pm to 2pm
$17.00
Basketball at Hale 162306InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 8 but less than 12Coed2016/09/21 20:30From September 21, 2016 to October 26, 2016
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$14.00
Basketball League at Hale 162394Team_LeagueSports - BasketballAt least 11 but less than 13Female2016/09/12 22:45From September 12, 2016 to November 21, 2016
Each Monday from 5:45pm to 9:30pm
Each Saturday from 9am to 5pm
$102.00
Basketball League at Hale 162395Team_LeagueSports - BasketballAt least 13 but less than 16Female2016/09/14 22:45From September 14, 2016 to November 23, 2016
Each Wednesday from 5:45pm to 9:30pm
Each Saturday from 9am to 5pm
$102.00
Bitty Basketball at Hale 162467InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 5 but less than 8Coed2016/11/16 21:30From November 16, 2016 to March 8, 2017
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$37.00
Cheerleading - Recreational at Hale 162532InstructionSports - CheerleadingAt least 6 but less than 9Female2016/09/20 21:00From September 20, 2016 to November 22, 2016
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 5pm
$22.00
Cheerleading - Recreational at Hale 162531InstructionSports - CheerleadingAt least 9 but less than 13Female2016/09/20 22:00From September 20, 2016 to November 22, 2016
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6pm
$22.00
Cross Training at Hale 184982InstructionWellness - Fitness18 and upCoed2016/09/20 23:15From September 20, 2016 to October 25, 2016
Each Tuesday from 6:15pm to 7pm
Each Thursday from 6:15pm to 7pm
$23.00
Dance - Modern at Hale 162628InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/09/21 21:00From September 21, 2016 to November 16, 2016
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 5pm
$17.00
Dodgeball at Hale 162661InstructionSports - DodgeballAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/09/23 20:30From September 23, 2016 to November 18, 2016
Each Friday from 3:30pm to 4:15pm
$14.00
Flag Football at Hale 162787InstructionSports - FootballAt least 8 but less than 13Male2016/09/19 21:30From September 19, 2016 to October 26, 2016
Each Monday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$17.00
Floor Hockey at Hale 162830InstructionSports - Floor HockeyAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2016/09/20 19:00From September 20, 2016 to November 22, 2016
Each Tuesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
$14.00
Floor Hockey at Hale 162831InstructionSports - Floor HockeyAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/09/23 22:00From September 23, 2016 to November 18, 2016
Each Friday from 5pm to 5:45pm
$14.00
Fun with Food at Hale 162930InstructionSpecial Interest - Educational/Self-HelpAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2016/09/23 18:00From September 23, 2016 to November 18, 2016
Each Friday from 1pm to 2pm
$22.00
Go Girl Go at Hale 162952InstructionWellness - FitnessAt least 7 but less than 12Female2016/09/19 20:30From September 19, 2016 to November 21, 2016
Each Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$13.00
Guitar - Group at Hale 162958InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/10/05 23:00From October 5, 2016 to November 30, 2016
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 7pm
$12.00
Gymnastics at Hale 162972InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 9Coed2016/09/23 20:30From September 23, 2016 to November 18, 2016
Each Friday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$22.00
Gymnastics at Hale 162971InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 9 but less than 13Coed2016/09/23 21:30From September 23, 2016 to November 18, 2016
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$22.00
Indoor Soccer at Hale 163056InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2016/09/19 19:00From September 19, 2016 to November 21, 2016
Each Monday from 2pm to 2:45pm
$22.00
Kickball at Hale 163109InstructionSports - KickballAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/09/23 21:15From September 23, 2016 to November 18, 2016
Each Friday from 4:15pm to 5pm
$14.00
Kiddie College at Hale 163152InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2016/09/19 14:30From September 19, 2016 to December 7, 2016
Each Monday from 9:30am to Noon
Each Wednesday from 9:30am to Noon
Each Friday from 9:30am to Noon
$156.00
Moms, Pops & Tots Interaction at Hale 163417InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least but less than 3y 1m Coed2016/09/22 16:00From September 22, 2016 to November 17, 2016
Each Thursday from 11am to Noon
$27.00
Moms, Pops & Tots Music at Hale 183803InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 1 but less than 3Coed2016/10/03 23:00From October 3, 2016 to November 28, 2016
Each Monday from 6pm to 7pm
$20.00
Painting at Hale 163508InstructionCulture and Arts - PaintingAt least 7 but less than 13Coed2016/10/03 20:30From October 3, 2016 to November 30, 2016
Each Monday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$17.00
Play Production at Hale 163679InstructionCulture and Arts - Theater18 and upCoed2016/08/23 00:00From August 22, 2016 to December 2, 2016
Each Monday from 7pm to 9:30pm
Each Wednesday from 7pm to 9:30pm
Each Friday from 7pm to 9:30pm
$14.00
Play Production at Hale 163678InstructionCulture and Arts - TheaterAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/10/03 21:45From October 3, 2016 to November 30, 2016
Each Monday from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
Each Wednesday from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
$17.00
Play School at Hale 163694InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 5Coed2016/09/22 17:30From September 22, 2016 to December 8, 2016
Each Tuesday from 12:30pm to 2pm
Each Thursday from 12:30pm to 2pm
$89.00
Recreational Tumbling at Hale 163820InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2016/09/21 18:15From September 21, 2016 to November 16, 2016
Each Wednesday from 1:15pm to 2pm
$22.00
Recreational Tumbling at Hale 163821InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2016/09/22 19:15From September 22, 2016 to November 17, 2016
Each Thursday from 2:15pm to 3pm
$22.00
Seasonal Sports at Hale 163913InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 5 but less than 9Coed2016/09/19 20:15From September 19, 2016 to November 21, 2016
Each Monday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
$14.00
Soccer at Hale 164093InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 6 but less than 9Coed2016/09/20 20:30From September 20, 2016 to October 27, 2016
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$17.00
Soccer at Hale 164092InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 9 but less than 14Coed2016/09/20 21:30From September 20, 2016 to October 27, 2016
Each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Each Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$17.00
Step Aerobics at Hale 164234InstructionWellness - Aerobics18 and upCoed2016/09/12 14:30From September 12, 2016 to November 16, 2016
Each Monday from 9:30am to 10:15am
Each Wednesday from 9:30am to 10:15am
$22.00
Tap & Ballet at Hale 164272InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2016/09/20 20:15From September 20, 2016 to November 15, 2016
Each Tuesday from 3:15pm to 4pm
$17.00
Team Gymnastics at Hale 164286InstructionGymnastics - CompetitiveAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/09/19 21:30From September 19, 2016 to November 17, 2016
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
$22.00
Volleyball League at Hale 164631Team_LeagueSports - VolleyballAt least 13 but less than 16Female2016/11/08 21:30From November 8, 2016 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 9pm
$183.00
Volleyball League at Hale 164632Team_LeagueSports - VolleyballAt least 10 but less than 13Female2016/11/10 21:30From November 10, 2016 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 7pm
$183.00

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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.