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) vary from fieldhouse hours. See the facilities tab below for gym hours.
  • Park Supervisor: TBA
  • 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.

Maria Guzman

Maria Guzman

Location Notes: Pasteur Park, 5825 S. Kostner

Notes: Food & Beverage, 3pm - 9pm, 773.571.9596

Pasteur Fieldhouses

Pasteur Fieldhouses

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Hours: , ,

Football/Soccer - Turf

Football/Soccer - Turf

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

Pasteur Football/Soccer

Pasteur Football/Soccer

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

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 Playground

Location Notes: 5825 S. Kostner Ave.

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.

Summer Programs

See our offerings in the Summer tab below.  Registration is on-going while spots are available.


Fall Programs

Fall programs start the week of September 14 and run through the week of November 30.
Click on the program name links below to register now.

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 122575InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 9 but less than 12Coed2015/09/14 22:30From September 14, 2015 to November 30, 2015
Each Monday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$11.00
Basketball Skills at Pasteur 122690InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 6 but less than 8Coed2015/09/14 21:30From September 14, 2015 to November 30, 2015
Each Monday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$11.00
Children's Theater at Pasteur 122760InstructionCulture and Arts - TheaterAt least 7 but less than 13Coed2015/09/29 22:00From September 29, 2015 to December 3, 2015
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6:30pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 6:30pm
$16.00
Dance - Modern at Pasteur 122826InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 8 but less than 13Female2015/09/16 22:30From September 16, 2015 to December 2, 2015
Each Wednesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$11.00
Dodgeball at Pasteur 122865InstructionSports - DodgeballAt least 8 but less than 13Coed2015/09/17 22:30From September 17, 2015 to December 3, 2015
Each Thursday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$11.00
Flag Football at Pasteur 122996InstructionSports - FootballAt least 11 but less than 13Male2015/09/16 22:30From September 16, 2015 to October 14, 2015
Each Wednesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$6.00
Floor Hockey at Pasteur 123045InstructionSports - Floor HockeyAt least 7 but less than 12Coed2015/09/17 21:30From September 17, 2015 to December 3, 2015
Each Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$11.00
Fun and Games at Pasteur 123114InstructionSpecial Interest - Fun & GamesAt least 4 but less than 7Coed2015/09/16 21:30From September 16, 2015 to December 2, 2015
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$11.00
Guitar - Group at Pasteur 123163InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 8 but less than 15Coed2015/09/15 23:30From September 15, 2015 to December 1, 2015
Each Tuesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
$11.00
Gymnastics at Pasteur 123183InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 13Female2015/09/18 21:30From September 18, 2015 to December 4, 2015
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$11.00
Gymnastics at Pasteur 123184InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 13Female2015/09/18 22:30From September 18, 2015 to December 4, 2015
Each Friday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$11.00
Indoor Soccer at Pasteur 123269InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 5 but less than 8Coed2015/09/16 23:30From September 16, 2015 to December 2, 2015
Each Wednesday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
$11.00
Kiddie College at Pasteur 123397InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2015/09/14 14:30From September 14, 2015 to December 2, 2015
Each Monday from 9:30am to 11:30am
Each Wednesday from 9:30am to 11:30am
$87.00
Kiddie College at Pasteur 123398InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2015/09/14 18:00From September 14, 2015 to December 2, 2015
Each Monday from 1pm to 3pm
Each Wednesday from 1pm to 3pm
$87.00
Kiddie College at Pasteur 123399InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2015/09/15 18:00From September 15, 2015 to December 3, 2015
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 3pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 3pm
$87.00
Piano - Group - Beginner at Pasteur 123909InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 7 but less than 15Coed2015/09/29 21:00From September 29, 2015 to December 8, 2015
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 4:30pm
$11.00
Piano - Group - Beginner at Pasteur 123910InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 7 but less than 15Coed2015/10/01 20:30From October 1, 2015 to December 10, 2015
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 4pm
$11.00
Piano - Group - Intermediate at Pasteur 123912InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 7 but less than 13Coed2015/09/29 20:30From September 29, 2015 to December 8, 2015
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 4pm
$11.00
Piano - Group - Intermediate at Pasteur 123911InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 7 but less than 15Coed2015/10/01 21:00From October 1, 2015 to December 10, 2015
Each Thursday from 4pm to 4:30pm
$11.00
Soccer at Pasteur 124333InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 8 but less than 11Coed2015/09/14 23:30From September 14, 2015 to November 30, 2015
Each Monday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
$11.00
Team Gymnastics at Pasteur 124458InstructionGymnastics - CompetitiveAt least 6 but less than 17Female2015/09/15 23:30From September 15, 2015 to December 4, 2015
Each Tuesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Each Friday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
$16.00
Tiny Tot Dance at Pasteur 124443InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 4 but less than 6Female2015/09/18 19:00From September 18, 2015 to December 4, 2015
Each Friday from 2pm to 2:45pm
$11.00
Tiny Tot Tumbling at Pasteur 124624InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 3 but less than 5Coed2015/09/15 21:30From September 15, 2015 to December 1, 2015
Each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:15pm
$11.00

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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.