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

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

Spring Programs

See our offerings in the Spring tab below.  Spring programs start the week of March 28 and run through the week of May 30.  Click on the program name links below to register now.  Registration is on-going while spots are available.

 

Summer Programs

The standard 6-week day camp runs July 5 - August 12. Specialty camp dates vary.  Most other programs start the week of June 20 and run through the week of August 22.  Click on the program name links below to view a program and save it to your wish list.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Saturday, April 9, 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
16" Softball at Hale 139871InstructionSports - SoftballAt least 8 but less than 13Coed2016/04/04 21:30From April 4, 2016 to June 1, 2016
Each Monday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$14.00
Cheerleading - Competitive at Hale 140398InstructionSports - CheerleadingAt least 6 but less than 12Female2016/03/29 22:00From March 29, 2016 to May 31, 2016
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6:30pm
$22.00
Dodgeball at Hale 140517InstructionSports - DodgeballAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/04/01 20:30From April 1, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Each Friday from 3:30pm to 4:15pm
$14.00
Floor Hockey at Hale 140627InstructionSports - Floor HockeyAt least 6 but less than 11Coed2016/04/01 22:00From April 1, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Each Friday from 5pm to 5:45pm
$14.00
Fun with Food at Hale 140694InstructionSpecial Interest - Educational/Self-HelpAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2016/04/01 18:00From April 1, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Each Friday from 1pm to 2pm
$17.00
Kickball at Hale 140851InstructionSports - KickballAt least 6 but less than 12Coed2016/04/01 21:15From April 1, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Each Friday from 4:15pm to 5pm
$14.00
Soccer at Hale 141797InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 7 but less than 12Coed2016/04/05 22:00From April 5, 2016 to June 2, 2016
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 6pm
$22.00
T-Ball at Hale 141947InstructionSports - BaseballAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2016/04/05 20:30From April 5, 2016 to June 2, 2016
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$27.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Adult Swim at Hale 154335OpenAquatics - Open18 and upCoed2016/06/21 23:00From June 21, 2016 to August 25, 2016
Each Tuesday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Thursday from 6pm to 7:15pm
$0
Basketball League at Hale 154496Team_LeagueSports - Basketball18 and upMale2016/06/29 00:00From June 28, 2016 to September 1, 2016
Each Tuesday from 7pm to 9:30pm
Each Thursday from 7pm to 9:30pm
$255.00
Day Camp at Hale 154618CampsCamps - General InterestAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/07/05 15:00From July 5, 2016 to August 12, 2016
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
$357.00
Family Swim at Hale 154768OpenAquatics - OpenAnyCoed2016/06/20 20:00From June 20, 2016 to August 28, 2016
Each Sunday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Sunday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Sunday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Sunday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Sunday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Monday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Friday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Saturday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Saturday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Saturday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Saturday from 6pm to 7:15pm
Each Saturday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Except the following dates:
Monday, July 4, 2016
$0
Learn to Swim at Hale 155011InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/06/26 16:00From June 26, 2016 to August 28, 2016
Each Sunday from 11am to Noon
$30.00
Learn to Swim at Hale 155013InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/06/26 17:00From June 26, 2016 to August 28, 2016
Each Sunday from Noon to 1pm
$30.00
Learn to Swim at Hale 155012InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/06/25 17:00From June 25, 2016 to August 27, 2016
Each Saturday from Noon to 1pm
$30.00
Open Swim at Hale 155119OpenAquatics - OpenAnyCoed2016/06/20 18:00From June 20, 2016 to August 28, 2016
Each Sunday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Monday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Monday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Monday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Monday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Tuesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Tuesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Wednesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Wednesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Wednesday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Thursday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Thursday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Thursday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Friday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Friday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Friday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Friday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Saturday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Except the following dates:
Monday, July 4, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
From June 20, 2016 to July 1, 2016
Each Monday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Monday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from Noon to 12:45pm
From August 15, 2016 to August 26, 2016
Each Monday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Monday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from Noon to 12:45pm
$0
Open Swim at Hale 155119OpenAquatics - OpenAnyCoed2016/06/20 18:00From June 20, 2016 to August 28, 2016
Each Sunday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Monday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Monday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Monday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Monday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Tuesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Tuesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Wednesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Wednesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Wednesday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Thursday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Thursday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Thursday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Friday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Friday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Friday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Friday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Saturday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Except the following dates:
Monday, July 4, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
From June 20, 2016 to July 1, 2016
Each Monday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Monday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from Noon to 12:45pm
From August 15, 2016 to August 26, 2016
Each Monday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Monday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from Noon to 12:45pm
$0
Open Swim at Hale 155119OpenAquatics - OpenAnyCoed2016/06/20 18:00From June 20, 2016 to August 28, 2016
Each Sunday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Monday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Monday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Monday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Monday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Tuesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Tuesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Wednesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Wednesday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Wednesday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Thursday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Thursday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Thursday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Friday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Each Friday from 2pm to 2:45pm
Each Friday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Friday from 4pm to 4:45pm
Each Saturday from 1pm to 1:45pm
Except the following dates:
Monday, July 4, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
Monday, July 4, 2016
From June 20, 2016 to July 1, 2016
Each Monday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Monday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from Noon to 12:45pm
From August 15, 2016 to August 26, 2016
Each Monday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Monday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Tuesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Wednesday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from Noon to 12:45pm
Each Thursday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from 11am to 11:45am
Each Friday from Noon to 12:45pm
$0
Soccer Camp at Hale 155589CampsCamps - SportsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/08/15 19:00From August 15, 2016 to August 19, 2016
Each Monday from 2pm to 3:30pm
Each Wednesday from 2pm to 3:30pm
Each Friday from 2pm to 3:30pm
$16.00
TEAM Sports at Hale 155666InstructionAquatics - SpecializedAt least 6 but less than 18Coed2016/06/20 22:00From June 20, 2016 to August 26, 2016
Each Monday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Friday from 5pm to 6pm
Except the following dates:
Monday, July 4, 2016
$28.00
Teen Sports League - Basketball at Hale 155701Individual_LeagueSports - BasketballAt least 13 but less than 16Male2016/07/12 21:00From July 12, 2016 to August 18, 2016
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 7pm
Each Thursday from 4pm to 7pm
$12.00
Tiny Tot Swim - Level I at Hale 155757InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 1y 3m but less than 3Coed2016/06/25 16:00From June 25, 2016 to August 27, 2016
Each Saturday from 11am to Noon
$34.00

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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.