Pasteur Park

  • 5825 S. Kostner Ave.   Chicago, Illinois 60629 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: ,
  • Park Hours:
  • Notes: Hours for the gymnasium (located at Pasteur Elementary School) will be from 5pm until 9pm.
  • Park Supervisor: Carmen Escamilla
  • Park Phone: (773) 284-0530

Located in the West Elston Community, Pasteur Park totals 12.51 acres and features a multi-purpose room. Outside, the park offers baseball/softball/soccer fields, an artificial turf field, tennis/roller hockey courts, playground, and a sprinkler.

Park-goers can participate in seasonal sports, preschool activities, gymnastics, tap & ballet. On the cultural side, the park offers acting/drama classes, painting, and choir. Nature programs include Garden Buddies. After school programs are offered throughout the school year, and during the summer youth attend the Chicago Park District’s popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Pasteur Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the entire family, such as Park Showcase and holiday-themed events.

History

Pasteur Park, which sits adjacent to Pasteur School, is among a number of park sites operated jointly by the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Board of Education. The park district acquired most of the park property in 1948, as part of a ten-year plan to increase recreational opportunities in under-served neighborhoods in post-World War II Chicago. At the time, the southwestern section of the West Elsdon community was experiencing substantial residential growth. When the city vacated a portion of South Kolin Street and adjacent alleys in 1953, the park expanded by several acres. Within the next few years, the park district installed playground equipment and constructed a comfort station with an office and game room. The park district rehabilitated the playground in 1996. Pasteur Park and the adjacent school bear the name of chemist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895). A native of Dole, France, Pasteur is recognized as the founder of the microbiological sciences. Pasteur postulated that microscopic organisms, which he called germs, caused both spoilage in food and disease in humans. Following up on his theories through experimentation, he developed pasteurization, a heat treatment that destroys micro-organisms in food and other perishable items. His experiments also led to vaccines for various life-threatening diseases, including rabies.

Parking/Directions

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

Pasteur Baseball/Softball

Pasteur Baseball/Softball

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Pasteur Fieldhouses

Pasteur Fieldhouses

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Hours: ,

Pasteur Football/Soccer

Pasteur Football/Soccer

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Descriptors: Grass

Football/Soccer - Turf

Football/Soccer - Turf

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Descriptors: Artificial Turf

Pasteur Gymnasium

Pasteur Gymnasium

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Hours: ,

Pasteur Auditorium & Clubroom

Pasteur Auditorium & Clubroom

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Pasteur Playground

Pasteur PlaygroundAccessible

Notes: Chicago Plays! Renovation, Summer 2015

Descriptors: Engineered Wood Fiber Surface

Pasteur Roller Hockey

Pasteur Roller Hockey

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Pasteur Tennis Court

Pasteur Tennis Court

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Pasteur Volleyball

Pasteur Volleyball

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Pasteur Spray Pool

Pasteur Spray Pool

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Winter Programs

Most winter  programs start the week of January 9, 2017 and run through the week of March 31. Click on the program name links below to view a program and register now.  Registration is on-going while spots are available.
 

Spring Programs

Most spring programs start the week of April 3 and run through the week of June 5.  View programs online & create your wish list beginning Monday, February 13.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

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
Basketball at Pasteur 169521InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 9 but less than 13Coed2017/01/09 23:30From January 9, 2017 to March 13, 2017
Each Monday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$13.00
Baton & Pom Pom at Pasteur 187420InstructionSports - CheerleadingAt least 10 but less than 18Female2017/01/12 00:30From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
$13.00
Children's Theater at Pasteur 169733InstructionCulture and Arts - TheaterAt least 7 but less than 13Coed2017/01/10 23:00From January 10, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6:30pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 6:30pm
$18.00
Dodgeball at Pasteur 169840InstructionSports - DodgeballAt least 6 but less than 12Coed2017/01/12 23:30From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$13.00
Guitar at Pasteur 170078InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 8 but less than 15Coed2017/01/11 00:30From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
$13.00
Gymnastics at Pasteur 170106InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 17Female2017/01/11 22:30From January 11, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$13.00
Gymnastics at Pasteur 170107InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 17Female2017/01/11 23:30From January 11, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Wednesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Friday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$13.00
Kiddie College at Pasteur 170313InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/09 16:30From January 9, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Monday from 10:30am to 12:30pm
Each Wednesday from 10:30am to 12:30pm
$91.00
Kiddie College at Pasteur 170314InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/10 19:00From January 10, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 3pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 3pm
$91.00
Music and Movement at Pasteur 187419InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/09 18:30From January 9, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Monday from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Each Wednesday from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Each Friday from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
$13.00
Piano - Group - Beginner at Pasteur 170726InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 8 but less than 12Coed2017/01/10 22:00From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 4:30pm
$13.00
Piano - Group - Beginner at Pasteur 170725InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 7 but less than 13Coed2017/01/12 21:30From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 4pm
$13.00
Piano - Group - Intermediate at Pasteur 170724InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 7 but less than 15Coed2017/01/10 21:30From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 4pm
$13.00
Piano - Group - Intermediate at Pasteur 170723InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 7 but less than 13Coed2017/01/12 22:00From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 4pm to 4:30pm
$13.00
Seasonal Sports Club at Pasteur 170938InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/01/12 22:30From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$0
Soccer at Pasteur 171062InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 5 but less than 8Coed2017/01/09 22:30From January 9, 2017 to March 13, 2017
Each Monday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$13.00
Team Gymnastics at Pasteur 171237InstructionGymnastics - CompetitiveAt least 6 but less than 17Female2017/01/11 00:30From January 10, 2017 to March 10, 2017
Each Tuesday from 6:30pm to 8pm
Each Friday from 6:30pm to 8pm
$18.00
Teen Club at Pasteur 186953OpenSpecial Interest - ClubsAt least 12 but less than 18Coed2017/01/11 22:30From January 11, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
$0
Tiny Tot Tumbling at Pasteur 171407InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 3 but less than 5Coed2017/01/10 22:30From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:15pm
$13.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Basketball at Pasteur 193127InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 13 but less than 18Coed2017/04/03 22:30From April 3, 2017 to May 1, 2017
Each Monday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$7.00
Basketball Skills at Pasteur 193128InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/04/03 21:30From April 3, 2017 to May 1, 2017
Each Monday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$7.00
Baton & Pom Pom at Pasteur 193125InstructionSports - CheerleadingAt least 10 but less than 17Coed2017/04/05 23:30From April 5, 2017 to May 3, 2017
Each Wednesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
$7.00
Children's Theater at Pasteur 176306InstructionCulture and Arts - TheaterAt least 7 but less than 13Coed2017/04/04 22:00From April 4, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6:30pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 6:30pm
$19.00
Dodgeball at Pasteur 177386InstructionSports - DodgeballAt least 8 but less than 15Coed2017/04/06 22:30From April 6, 2017 to May 4, 2017
Each Thursday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$7.00
Garden Buddies at Pasteur 176855InstructionOutdoor & Environment - GardeningAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/04/07 18:30From April 7, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Friday from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
$14.00
Guitar at Pasteur 176207InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 8 but less than 14Coed2017/04/04 23:30From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
$14.00
Gymnastics at Pasteur 176677InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/04/05 21:30From April 5, 2017 to May 5, 2017
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$7.00
Gymnastics at Pasteur 176676InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/04/05 22:30From April 5, 2017 to May 5, 2017
Each Wednesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Friday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$7.00
Kiddie College at Pasteur 176492InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2017/04/03 15:30From April 3, 2017 to May 24, 2017
Each Monday from 10:30am to 12:30pm
Each Wednesday from 10:30am to 12:30pm
$70.00
Kiddie College at Pasteur 176491InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/04/04 18:00From April 4, 2017 to May 25, 2017
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 3pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 3pm
$70.00
Music and Movement at Pasteur 193126InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/04/03 17:30From April 3, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Monday from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Each Wednesday from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Each Friday from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
$14.00
Piano at Pasteur 176222InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 8 but less than 14Coed2017/04/04 20:30From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 4pm
$14.00
Piano at Pasteur 176221InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 8 but less than 14Coed2017/04/04 21:00From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 4:30pm
$14.00
Piano at Pasteur 176219InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 8 but less than 14Coed2017/04/06 20:30From April 6, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 4pm
$14.00
Piano at Pasteur 176201InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 8 but less than 14Coed2017/04/06 21:00From April 6, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 4pm to 4:30pm
$14.00
Seasonal Sports Club at Pasteur 177544InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 10 but less than 15Coed2017/04/06 23:30From April 6, 2017 to June 1, 2017
Each Thursday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
$14.00
Soccer at Pasteur 177656InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/04/04 22:30From April 4, 2017 to May 2, 2017
Each Tuesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$7.00
Soccer at Pasteur 193129InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 10 but less than 15Coed2017/05/05 21:30From May 5, 2017 to June 16, 2017
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$7.00
T-Ball at Pasteur 177123InstructionSports - BaseballAt least 4 but less than 8Coed2017/04/04 21:30From April 4, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Each Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$14.00
Team Gymnastics at Pasteur 176527InstructionGymnastics - CompetitiveAt least 6 but less than 18Female2017/04/07 23:30From April 7, 2017 to May 5, 2017
Each Tuesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Each Friday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
$19.00
Teen Club at Pasteur 176898OpenSpecial Interest - ClubsAt least 13 but less than 18Coed2017/04/05 22:30From April 5, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Wednesday from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Each Friday from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
$0
Track & Field at Pasteur 177827InstructionSports - Track & FieldAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/04/05 21:30From April 5, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$7.00

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Description

Located in the West Elston Community, Pasteur Park totals 12.51 acres and features a multi-purpose room. Outside, the park offers baseball/softball/soccer fields, an artificial turf field, tennis/roller hockey courts, playground, and a sprinkler.

Park-goers can participate in seasonal sports, preschool activities, gymnastics, tap & ballet. On the cultural side, the park offers acting/drama classes, painting, and choir. Nature programs include Garden Buddies. After school programs are offered throughout the school year, and during the summer youth attend the Chicago Park District’s popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Pasteur Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the entire family, such as Park Showcase and holiday-themed events.

Pasteur Park, which sits adjacent to Pasteur School, is among a number of park sites operated jointly by the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Board of Education. The park district acquired most of the park property in 1948, as part of a ten-year plan to increase recreational opportunities in under-served neighborhoods in post-World War II Chicago. At the time, the southwestern section of the West Elsdon community was experiencing substantial residential growth. When the city vacated a portion of South Kolin Street and adjacent alleys in 1953, the park expanded by several acres. Within the next few years, the park district installed playground equipment and constructed a comfort station with an office and game room. The park district rehabilitated the playground in 1996. Pasteur Park and the adjacent school bear the name of chemist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895). A native of Dole, France, Pasteur is recognized as the founder of the microbiological sciences. Pasteur postulated that microscopic organisms, which he called germs, caused both spoilage in food and disease in humans. Following up on his theories through experimentation, he developed pasteurization, a heat treatment that destroys micro-organisms in food and other perishable items. His experiments also led to vaccines for various life-threatening diseases, including rabies.

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