Located in the Oakland Community, Kennicott Park totals 2.52 acres and features a field house—the former Judd Elementary School, a gymnasium, fitness center, kitchen, dance studio and meeting rooms. Outside, the park offers a playground and small athletic field. [outdoor facilities].
Many of these spaces are available for rental. Kennicott Park is the site for several community based partnerships that provide programs for children and adults in the community.
Park-goers can play basketball and table games at the facility. After school programs are offered throughout the school year, and in the summer youth attend the Park District’s popular six-week day camp. Specialty camps are offered in the summer as well include cooking programs and doll camp.
In addition to programs, Kennicott Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the whole family, such as Movies in the Park at nearby Gwendolyn Brooks Park and Halloween activities.