Mayfair Park

  • 4550 W. Sunnyside Ave.   Chicago, Illinois 60630 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: ,
  • Park Hours:
  • Park Supervisor: Maria McDorman
  • Park Phone: (773) 685-3361

Tucked away one block north of the intersection at Kilbourn and Montrose at the Kennedy Expressway, this approximately 2.5-acre park features a soft-surface playground, spraypool, basketball court, and two junior baseball fields. The fieldhouse contains one clubroom, a dedicated preschool room, a kitchen, and an auditorium with a stage.

Mayfair Park offers a variety of programming which reaches out across age groups, with toddler classes such as kiddie college and moms, dads, tots gymnastics and youth classes such as, arts & crafts,soccer, floor hockey and tumbling. We also have Dino Diggers and Young Scientist for those looking for nonsports related programs.

If you're looking for some fitness programs we have Yoga/Sculpt and Mommy & Me Yoga, plus Conditioning for Seniors. On the cultural side we offer oil painting for seniors. Stop by and check us out!

History

Named for its surrounding neighborhood, Mayfair Park lies within the old suburb of Montrose, which had been renamed Mayfair by the early twentieth century. Plans for the park began in 1913 when the Irving Park District ordered a survey of a small area along Sunnyside Avenue. Three years later, the district made its first land purchases, however acquisition took several years. By 1930, the two-and-a-half acre park included a playfield, separate boys' and girls' playgrounds, a wading pool, and a fieldhouse designed by Clarence Hatzfeld. Having been trained in the office of Chicago architect Julius Huber, Hatzfeld became known for numerous north- and northwest-side park fieldhouses, commercial buildings, and residences. During the Depression, he began working for the Chicago Park District, which formed in 1934 through the consolidation of the city's 22 independent park agencies. As a park district employee, Hatzfeld was responsible for rehabilitating and altering the Mayfair Park Fieldhouse in 1936. This project included enclosing the building's entry loggia to provide more interior space.

By 1947, the park district had added more recreational features to Mayfair Park including horseshoe, shuffle board, and tennis courts. The park's landscape was redesigned in order to expand its athletic fields in 1970. In 1989, the park district installed a new soft surface playground in Mayfair Park. In 2007, the park received a state-of-the-art ADA accessable playground.

Parking/Directions

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

Mayfair Softball

Mayfair Softball

Location Notes: 4550 W. Sunnyside Ave.

Mayfair Basketball

Mayfair Basketball

Location Notes: 4550 W. Sunnyside Ave.

Mayfair Park Community Garden

Mayfair Park Community Garden

Location Notes: 4550 W. Sunnyside Ave.

Notes: Community Garden

Mayfair Fieldhouse

Mayfair Fieldhouse

Location Notes: 4550 W. Sunnyside Ave.

Hours: ,

Mayfair Auditorium & Clubroom

Mayfair Auditorium & Clubroom

Location Notes: 4550 W. Sunnyside Ave.

Mayfair Picnic Area

Mayfair Picnic Area

Location Notes: 4550 W. Sunnyside Ave.

Mayfair Playground

Mayfair PlaygroundAccessible

Descriptors: Rubberized Surface

Mayfair Water Feature Interactive

Mayfair Water Feature Interactive

Location Notes: 4550 W. Sunnyside Ave.

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.  Registration is on-going while spots are available.
 

Winter Programs

Most winter programs start the week of January 9 and run through the week of March 13, 2017.  View programs online & create your wish list beginning Monday, November 21.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Saturday, December 10, 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
Kiddie College - Fall Winter Spring at Mayfair 163130Activity_PackageEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2016/09/19 16:30From September 19, 2016 to June 9, 2017$420.00
Play Camp at Mayfair 188126CampsCamps - General InterestAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2016/12/19 16:30From December 19, 2016 to December 23, 2016
Each Monday from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Each Tuesday from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Each Wednesday from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Each Thursday from 10:30am to 1:30pm
Each Friday from 10:30am to 1:30pm
$25.00
Winter Break Camp at Mayfair 164673CampsCamps - General InterestAt least 5 but less than 13Coed2016/12/26 16:00From December 26, 2016 to January 6, 2017
Each Monday from 10am to 2pm
Each Tuesday from 10am to 2pm
Each Wednesday from 10am to 2pm
Each Thursday from 10am to 2pm
Each Friday from 10am to 2pm
$42.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Art & ABCs at Mayfair 187733InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/12 21:00From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 3pm to 3:45pm
$23.00
Arts & Crafts at Mayfair 169356InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least but less than 3Coed2017/01/11 15:30From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 9:30am to 10:15am
$28.00
Arts & Crafts at Mayfair 169355InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least but less than 3Coed2017/01/11 16:30From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:15am
$28.00
Arts & Crafts at Mayfair 169357InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least but less than 3Coed2017/01/12 16:00From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 10am to 10:45am
$28.00
Bitty Basketball at Mayfair 187736InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2017/01/14 15:30From January 14, 2017 to March 18, 2017
Each Saturday from 9:30am to 11am
$33.00
Bitty Basketball at Mayfair 187737InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 6 but less than 8Coed2017/01/14 17:30From January 14, 2017 to March 18, 2017
Each Saturday from 11:30am to 1pm
$33.00
Conditioning at Mayfair 169748InstructionWellness - Fitness60 and upCoed2017/01/09 20:30From January 9, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Monday from 2:30pm to 3:15pm
Each Wednesday from 2:30pm to 3:15pm
Each Friday from 2:30pm to 3:15pm
$0
Dodgeball at Mayfair 187734InstructionSports - DodgeballAt least 8 but less than 13Coed2017/01/10 23:15From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 5:15pm to 6pm
$18.00
Fitness Boot Camp at Mayfair 169921InstructionWellness - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/01/11 00:15From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 6:15pm to 7pm
$23.00
Floor Hockey at Mayfair 187735InstructionSports - Floor HockeyAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/01/13 22:30From January 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:15pm
$18.00
Gymnastics at Mayfair 170820InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 5 but less than 13Coed2017/01/11 23:15From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 5:15pm to 6pm
$23.00
Kiddie College - Winter at Mayfair 170271InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/09 17:30From January 9, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Monday from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Each Wednesday from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Each Friday from 11:30am to 1:30pm
$140.00
Little Artists at Mayfair 170469InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/11 19:30From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 1:30pm to 2:15pm
$23.00
Mixed Media - Painting at Mayfair 170508InstructionCulture and Arts - PaintingAt least 9 but less than 14Coed2017/01/12 22:00From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 4pm to 5pm
$23.00
Oil Painting at Mayfair 170595InstructionCulture and Arts - Painting60 and upCoed2017/01/12 18:00From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from Noon to 3pm
$0
Parent & Tot Gymnastics at Mayfair 187729InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least but less than 3Coed2017/01/11 16:30From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 10:30am to 11:15am
$28.00
Parent & Tot Gymnastics at Mayfair 187730InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least but less than 3Coed2017/01/13 16:30From January 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Friday from 10:30am to 11:15am
$28.00
Science of Superheroes at Mayfair 187738InstructionSpecial Interest - Educational/Self-HelpAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/01/10 22:15From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 4:15pm to 5pm
$18.00
Soccer at Mayfair 187732InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/12 22:15From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 4:15pm to 5pm
$18.00
Soccer at Mayfair 171052InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/01/12 23:15From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 5:15pm to 6pm
$18.00
Storytime at Mayfair 187731InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/09 19:30From January 9, 2017 to March 13, 2017
Each Monday from 1:30pm to 2:15pm
$18.00
Team Gymnastics at Mayfair 171233InstructionGymnastics - CompetitiveAt least 6 but less than 17Female2017/01/09 22:00From January 9, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Monday from 4pm to 5:15pm
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 5:15pm
$23.00
Tiny Tot Tumbling at Mayfair 171400InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/13 19:30From January 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Friday from 1:30pm to 2:15pm
$23.00
Tot Spot at Mayfair 171428OpenEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 10m but less than 3y 1m Coed2017/01/10 16:00From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 10am to 11am
$23.00
World Art at Mayfair 171600InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 6 but less than 9Coed2017/01/11 22:00From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 5pm
$23.00
Yoga/Pilates at Mayfair 171644InstructionWellness - Yoga18 and upCoed2017/01/11 01:15From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 7:15pm to 8:15pm
$23.00
Young Stargazers at Mayfair 171663InstructionSpecial Interest - Educational/Self-HelpAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2017/01/10 21:15From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 3:15pm to 4pm
$18.00

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Tucked away one block north of the intersection at Kilbourn and Montrose at the Kennedy Expressway, this approximately 2.5-acre park features a soft-surface playground, spraypool, basketball court, and two junior baseball fields. The fieldhouse contains one clubroom, a dedicated preschool room, a kitchen, and an auditorium with a stage.

Mayfair Park offers a variety of programming which reaches out across age groups, with toddler classes such as kiddie college and moms, dads, tots gymnastics and youth classes such as, arts & crafts,soccer, floor hockey and tumbling. We also have Dino Diggers and Young Scientist for those looking for nonsports related programs.

If you're looking for some fitness programs we have Yoga/Sculpt and Mommy & Me Yoga, plus Conditioning for Seniors. On the cultural side we offer oil painting for seniors. Stop by and check us out!

Named for its surrounding neighborhood, Mayfair Park lies within the old suburb of Montrose, which had been renamed Mayfair by the early twentieth century. Plans for the park began in 1913 when the Irving Park District ordered a survey of a small area along Sunnyside Avenue. Three years later, the district made its first land purchases, however acquisition took several years. By 1930, the two-and-a-half acre park included a playfield, separate boys' and girls' playgrounds, a wading pool, and a fieldhouse designed by Clarence Hatzfeld. Having been trained in the office of Chicago architect Julius Huber, Hatzfeld became known for numerous north- and northwest-side park fieldhouses, commercial buildings, and residences. During the Depression, he began working for the Chicago Park District, which formed in 1934 through the consolidation of the city's 22 independent park agencies. As a park district employee, Hatzfeld was responsible for rehabilitating and altering the Mayfair Park Fieldhouse in 1936. This project included enclosing the building's entry loggia to provide more interior space.

By 1947, the park district had added more recreational features to Mayfair Park including horseshoe, shuffle board, and tennis courts. The park's landscape was redesigned in order to expand its athletic fields in 1970. In 1989, the park district installed a new soft surface playground in Mayfair Park. In 2007, the park received a state-of-the-art ADA accessable playground.

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