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Rosenblum Park

  • 7547 S. Euclid Ave.   Chicago, Illinois 60649 [View Map]
  • Park Hours:
  • Park Supervisor: Ivry Neal Ector
  • Park Phone: (312) 747-6649

Located in the South Shore community, Rosenblum Park features an artificial turf field, basketball courts, a playground, and tennis courts. Rosenblum Park is adjacent to South Shore International College Preparatory High School.

History

Rosenblum Park was one of many parks created as part of a ten-year plan to provide additional recreational space for post-World War II Chicago. For the well-established South Shore neighborhood, the park district chose a three-block site bisected by a railroad right-of-way and occupied by a coal company, a gas station, a ball field, and a number of homes. The process of land acquisition began in 1946, but obtaining the property proved somewhat difficult, and the process was not complete until 1953. Demolition began the same year. Though the rail line still divided the property in two, the city agreed to vacate South Bennett and South Euclid Streets, which had further carved up the parkland. The park district soon added a small recreational building and tennis and shuffleboard courts to supplement the existing softball field, and planted numerous red oaks and other new trees. For several decades, the park district and the Chicago Board of Education jointly operated the 9-acre park along with adjacent board-owned property. In 1965, the park district sold a small portion of its land to the Board of Education for an addition to South Shore High School. The two agencies terminated their cooperative agreement in 1980. Three years later, the park district expanded the park by acquiring the railroad right-of-way that still cut through the park. During its early years, the park was known as South Shore Park for the surrounding community. In 1965, however, the park district renamed the site Rosenblum Park in honor of J. Leslie Rosenblum , a long-time South Shore resident. Rosenblum, a local pharmacist, was an active participant in the South Shore Chamber of Commerce and the area Lions Club. A strong supporter of the Neighborhood Boys' Club, he left his estate to the organization upon his death.

Parking/Directions

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

Rosenblum Baseball Field

Rosenblum Baseball Field

Descriptors: Artificial Turf

Rosenblum Playground

Rosenblum Playground

Descriptors: Rubberized Surface

Winter Programs

See our offerings in the Winter tab below.  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.  Click on the program name links below to view a program and save it to your wishlist.    Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Monday, March 6, 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
Adult Swim at Rosenblum 198460OpenAquatics - Open18 and upCoed2017/04/07 19:30From April 7, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Each Friday from 6pm to 7pm
$0
Aquatic Exercise I - Water Walking at Rosenblum 198473InstructionAquatics - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/03 23:00From April 3, 2017 to June 5, 2017
Each Monday from 6pm to 7pm
$30.00
Aquatic Exercise I - Water Walking at Rosenblum 198478InstructionAquatics - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/04 00:00From April 3, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Each Monday from 7pm to 8pm
$30.00
Aquatic Exercise I - Water Walking at Rosenblum 198475InstructionAquatics - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/05 23:00From April 3, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 7pm
$30.00
Aquatic Exercise I - Water Walking at Rosenblum 198476InstructionAquatics - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/06 00:00From April 5, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Each Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm
$30.00
Aquatic Exercise I - Water Walking at Rosenblum 198471InstructionAquatics - Fitness60 and upCoed2017/04/08 15:30From April 7, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 10:30am to 11:30am
$0
Aquatic Exercise II - Low Impact at Rosenblum 198480InstructionAquatics - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/04 23:00From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 6pm to 7pm
$30.00
Aquatic Exercise II - Low Impact at Rosenblum 198481InstructionAquatics - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/05 00:00From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 7pm to 8pm
$30.00
Aquatic Exercise II - Low Impact at Rosenblum 198483InstructionAquatics - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/06 23:00From April 6, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 6pm to 7pm
$30.00
Aquatic Exercise II - Low Impact at Rosenblum 198482InstructionAquatics - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/07 00:00From April 4, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 7pm to 8pm
$30.00
Badminton at Rosenblum 198348InstructionSports - BadmintonAt least 8 but less than 11Coed2017/04/08 18:00From April 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 1pm to 1:45pm
$10.00
Baseball at Rosenblum 198352InstructionSports - BaseballAt least 8 but less than 11Coed2017/04/08 17:00From April 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from Noon to 12:45pm
$10.00
Basketball - Open at Rosenblum 192834OpenSports - Basketball18 and upCoed2017/04/04 23:30From April 4, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Tuesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Each Thursday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
$60.00
Basketball - Open at Rosenblum 192835OpenSports - BasketballAt least 14 but less than 18Coed2017/04/07 23:30From April 7, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Friday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
$20.00
Basketball Skills at Rosenblum 192830InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 5 but less than 14Coed2017/04/03 22:00From April 3, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Monday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Friday from 5pm to 6pm
$5.00
Boot Camp at Rosenblum 198354InstructionWellness - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/08 18:00From April 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 1pm to 1:45pm
$20.00
Circuit Training at Rosenblum 192832InstructionWellness - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/04 00:15From April 3, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Each Monday from 7:15pm to 8:15pm
Each Wednesday from 7:15pm to 8:15pm
$15.00
Conditioning at Rosenblum 198355InstructionWellness - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/08 19:00From April 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 2pm to 2:45pm
$15.00
Conditioning Partnership at Rosenblum 193026InstructionWellness - FitnessAt least 14 but less than 18Coed2017/04/04 22:00From April 4, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6:30pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 6:30pm
$5.00
Dance Open Studio at Rosenblum 192833OpenCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 14 but less than 18Coed2017/04/04 20:30From April 4, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 5:45pm
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 5:45pm
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 5:45pm
$3.00
Family Swim at Rosenblum 198467OpenAquatics - OpenAnyCoed2017/04/08 00:00From April 7, 2017 to June 11, 2017
Each Friday from 7pm to 8pm
Each Saturday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$0
Fit & Strong at Rosenblum 192829InstructionWellness - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/05 14:00From April 5, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Wednesday from 9am to 9:45am
Each Friday from 9am to 9:45am
$15.00
Football at Rosenblum 198342InstructionSports - FootballAt least 5 but less than 8Coed2017/04/08 14:00From April 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 9am to 9:45am
$7.00
Lap Swim at Rosenblum 198463OpenAquatics - Open18 and upCoed2017/04/03 14:15From April 3, 2017 to June 17, 2017
Each Monday from 8pm to 8:45pm
Each Tuesday from 8pm to 8:45pm
Each Wednesday from 8pm to 8:45pm
Each Thursday from 8pm to 8:45pm
Each Friday from 5pm to 6pm
Each Friday from 8pm to 8:45pm
Each Saturday from 9:15am to 10:30am
$40.00
Learn to Swim at Rosenblum 198464InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 18Coed2017/04/03 22:00From April 3, 2017 to June 5, 2017
Each Monday from 5pm to 6pm
$30.00
Learn to Swim at Rosenblum 198468InstructionAquatics - Lessons18 and upCoed2017/04/04 22:00From April 3, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6pm
$30.00
Learn to Swim at Rosenblum 198465InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 18Coed2017/04/05 22:00From April 3, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Each Wednesday from 5pm to 6pm
$30.00
Learn to Swim at Rosenblum 198470InstructionAquatics - Lessons18 and upCoed2017/04/06 22:00From April 4, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 5pm to 6pm
$30.00
Learn to Swim at Rosenblum 198466InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 6 but less than 18Coed2017/04/08 18:30From April 5, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
$30.00
Park Kids at Rosenblum 192828InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 5 but less than 14Coed2017/04/03 19:30From April 3, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Monday from 2:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Tuesday from 2:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Wednesday from 2:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Thursday from 2:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Friday from 2:30pm to 6:30pm
$10.00
Soccer at Rosenblum 198345InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 5 but less than 8Coed2017/04/08 15:00From April 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 10am to 10:45am
$7.00
Table Tennis at Rosenblum 198347InstructionSports - Table TennisAt least 8 but less than 11Coed2017/04/08 17:00From April 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from Noon to 12:45pm
$10.00
T-Ball at Rosenblum 198350InstructionSports - BaseballAt least 5 but less than 8Coed2017/04/08 16:00From April 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 11am to 11:45am
$7.00
Teen Fit Box at Rosenblum 192831InstructionWellness - FitnessAt least 14 but less than 18Coed2017/04/03 21:00From April 3, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Each Monday from 4pm to 5pm
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 5pm
$0
Tiny Tot Swim - Level I at Rosenblum 198484InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least but less than 3y 1m Coed2017/04/08 16:30From April 3, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 11:30am to 12:30pm
$34.00
Tiny Tot Swim - Level II at Rosenblum 198485InstructionAquatics - LessonsAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/04/08 17:30From April 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 12:30pm to 1:30pm
$34.00
Walking Club at Rosenblum 192836OpenWellness - Walking18 and upCoed2017/04/04 14:30From April 4, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Tuesday from 9:30am to Noon
Each Thursday from 9:30am to Noon
$0
Wrestling at Rosenblum 198346InstructionSports - WrestlingAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/04/08 16:00From April 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017
Each Saturday from 11am to 11:45am
$10.00

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Description

Located in the South Shore community, Rosenblum Park features an artificial turf field, basketball courts, a playground, and tennis courts. Rosenblum Park is adjacent to South Shore International College Preparatory High School.

Rosenblum Park was one of many parks created as part of a ten-year plan to provide additional recreational space for post-World War II Chicago. For the well-established South Shore neighborhood, the park district chose a three-block site bisected by a railroad right-of-way and occupied by a coal company, a gas station, a ball field, and a number of homes. The process of land acquisition began in 1946, but obtaining the property proved somewhat difficult, and the process was not complete until 1953. Demolition began the same year. Though the rail line still divided the property in two, the city agreed to vacate South Bennett and South Euclid Streets, which had further carved up the parkland. The park district soon added a small recreational building and tennis and shuffleboard courts to supplement the existing softball field, and planted numerous red oaks and other new trees. For several decades, the park district and the Chicago Board of Education jointly operated the 9-acre park along with adjacent board-owned property. In 1965, the park district sold a small portion of its land to the Board of Education for an addition to South Shore High School. The two agencies terminated their cooperative agreement in 1980. Three years later, the park district expanded the park by acquiring the railroad right-of-way that still cut through the park. During its early years, the park was known as South Shore Park for the surrounding community. In 1965, however, the park district renamed the site Rosenblum Park in honor of J. Leslie Rosenblum , a long-time South Shore resident. Rosenblum, a local pharmacist, was an active participant in the South Shore Chamber of Commerce and the area Lions Club. A strong supporter of the Neighborhood Boys' Club, he left his estate to the organization upon his death.

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