Chicago Park District
Play campers at Maplewood park

Register online for Summer Camps at Maplewood Park!

 
Welcome to Maplewood Park!

Welcome to Maplewood Park!

 
View of Swings and Fieldhouse at Maplewood Park.
 
Beautiful Maplewood playground.
 

Maplewood Playlot Park

1640 N.Maplewood Ave. Chicago IL 60647

Hours: +Park: 6am - 11pm

Fieldhouse: M-F 9am - 6pm, Sa-Su Closed

Park Supervisor:
Samantha Jayne

(312) 742-0041

 
 
 

Description

Located in the West Town community (three blocks west of Western Avenue, one-half block north of North Avenue), Maplewood Park’s small fieldhouse sits on approximately one acre.Outside, the park offers a softball field, a two-hoop basketball court, and a playground with a spray feature.

With a strong emphasis on fitness/recreation for young people, Maplewood Park offers flag- and NERF- football, kickball, kids fitness, recreational tumbling, seasonal sports, soccer, and t-ball baseball. During the summer, the park offers camps for preschoolers: Toddler Camp and Play Camp.

MAY
9
Kids Night Out at Maplewood
Event's details
May 09, 2014

Time:06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
1640 N.Maplewood Ave. Chicago IL 60647


 
(06:00 PM - 08:00 PM)
 
 

SPRING PROGRAMS:
Online registration for our park begins Tuesday, February 25 at 9 am, and in-person registration begins Monday, March 3.  Spring programs run the week of March 31 through the week of June 2. 

SUMMER PROGRAMS:
Online registration for our park’s summer programs begins Tuesday, April 8 at 9 am, and in-person registration begins Monday, April 14.  Our traditional 6-week summer camp program runs June 23 through August 1.  Most other summer programs run the week of June 16 through the week of August 18.

Join us!  

 

 

 
 

FACILITIES

FACILITY TYPE ADDRESS DESCRIPTOR QTY NOTES
Basketball Court - Outdoor 1640 N. Maplewood Ave. 1
Community Gardens 1640 N. Maplewoood Ornamental 1 Community Garden
Fieldhouse 0
Playgrounds 1640 N. Maplewood Ave. 0
Water Spray Features 1640 N. Maplewood Ave. 1
One of many small parks created by the City of Chicago after World War II, Maplewood Park was established on Board of Education-owned property in the West Town community in 1948. By 1950, the city's Bureau of Parks and Recreation had improved the site with a sand box, a compact brick recreation building, and a playfield that could be flooded for ice skating in winter. Following its general practice at the time, the bureau named the park for adjacent Maplewood Avenue. The street takes its name from the Village of Maplewood, founded in 1869 on land purchased by New Yorker Justin Butterfield (1790-1855) 26 years before. The maple groves that likely gave the village its name have long since disappeared, and the nearby Logan Square neighborhood stands in their place. The Chicago Park District began to manage Maplewood Park in 1959. Nearly 30 years later, the Board of Education transferred ownership to the park district, which rehabilitated the park with a new soft surface play area in 1991.

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

Contact: Kathi Pruett

Contact Title: President

Phone: (312) 742-3522

Email: westbucktownparks@yahoo.com

Meeting Date/Time: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm.

 

 

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