Scottsdale Playground Park

  • 4637 W. 83rd St.   Chicago, Illinois 60652 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: , ,
  • Park Hours:
  • Notes: Park is open on Saturday from 9am-12pm for music programs only.
  • Park Supervisor: Michelle Heinen
  • Park Phone: (773) 284-1826

Located in the Scottsdale neighborhood, Scottsdale Park totals 2.32 acres and features a gymnasium, fitness center, boxing ring, and multi-purpose rooms. Outside, the park offers two baseball diamonds and a playground. Many of these spaces are available for rental including our gymnasium and multi-purpose clubrooms.

Park-goers can participate in seasonal sports, yoga, Pilates, preschool activities, gymnastics, boxing, cheerleading. On the cultural side, Scottsdale Park offers piano, tap and ballet. Nature programming includes 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, Scottsdale Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the entire family, such as our Park Showcase, boxing show and other holiday-themed events.

History

During World War I, Ashburn Flying Field, a pilot training facility and Chicago's first airport, was established in the sparsely-settled Ashburn community. By the late 1940s, the area's population was beginning to surge, but residents had few recreational opportunities. In 1952, builder/developer Raymond Lutgert subdivided the old air field, creating the new community of Scottsdale, named for Lutgert's son, Scott. Among the significant institutions in the quickly-growing subdivision was St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Parish, which built a temporary church at West 83rd Street and South Scottsdale Avenue before the end of 1953. Only a year-and-a-half later, St. Bede Parish had outgrown its first home, and the Bishop of Chicago sold the church property to the Chicago Park District for park development. The park district soon remodelled the temporary church for use as a recreation building, and improved the site with playground equipment, a softball diamond, and a basketball and volleyball court. In 1979, the park district demolished the original church structure to make way for a new fieldhouse, dedicated in September, 1981. More recently, the park district added a combination football/soccer field and a new soft surface playground.

Parking/Directions

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

Scottsdale Diamond

Scottsdale Diamond

Location Notes: 4637 W. 83rd St.

Scottsdale Boxing Room

Scottsdale Boxing Room

Location Notes: 4637 W. 83rd St.

Scottsdale Fieldhouse

Scottsdale Fieldhouse

Location Notes: 4637 W. 83rd St.

Hours: , ,

Scottsdale Fitness Center

Scottsdale Fitness Center

Hours: , ,

Notes:

Sign up for a membership: Month, 3 Month, Year

Scottsdale Football/Soccer

Scottsdale Football/Soccer

Location Notes: 4637 W. 83rd St.

Descriptors: Grass

Scottsdale Gymnasium

Scottsdale Gymnasium

Location Notes: 4637 W. 83rd St.

Scottsdale Clubroom

Scottsdale Clubroom

Location Notes: 4637 W. 83rd St.

Scottsdale Playground

Scottsdale PlaygroundAccessible

Notes: Chicago Plays! Renovation, Spring 2015

Descriptors: Engineered Wood Fiber Surface

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
Arts & Crafts at Scottsdale 169380InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/01/10 21:30From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$12.00
Arts & Crafts at Scottsdale 169381InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/12 20:30From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
$12.00
Basketball - Teen League at Scottsdale 169468Team_LeagueSports - BasketballAt least 13 but less than 15Male2017/01/11 01:00From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm
$153.00
Basketball at Scottsdale 169540InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/01/10 21:45From January 10, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Tuesday from 3:45pm to 4:45pm
Each Friday from 3:45pm to 4:45pm
$17.00
Basketball at Scottsdale 169539InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 10 but less than 13Coed2017/01/10 22:45From January 10, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Tuesday from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
Each Friday from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
$17.00
Basketball League at Scottsdale 169590Team_LeagueSports - Basketball18 and upMale2017/01/13 01:00From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 7pm to 10pm
$265.00
Dance - Modern at Scottsdale 169795InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 6 but less than 13Female2017/01/11 21:30From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 3:30pm to 4:15pm
$12.00
Fitness Boot Camp at Scottsdale 189297InstructionWellness - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/01/10 16:15From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 10:15am to 11am
$18.00
Fun with Food at Scottsdale 170047InstructionSpecial Interest - Educational/Self-HelpAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/10 18:45From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 12:45pm to 1:45pm
$12.00
Gymnastics at Scottsdale 170114InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 13Female2017/01/10 22:30From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$12.00
Indoor Soccer at Scottsdale 170219InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/01/09 21:45From January 9, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Monday from 3:45pm to 4:45pm
Each Wednesday from 3:45pm to 4:45pm
$17.00
Indoor Soccer at Scottsdale 170217InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 10 but less than 13Coed2017/01/09 22:45From January 9, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Monday from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
Each Wednesday from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
$17.00
Indoor Soccer at Scottsdale 170218InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/10 19:45From January 10, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Tuesday from 1:45pm to 2:30pm
Each Thursday from 1:45pm to 2:30pm
$17.00
Kiddie College at Scottsdale 170325InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/09 15:00From January 9, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Monday from 9am to 11am
Each Wednesday from 9am to 11am
Each Friday from 9am to 11am
$90.00
Kiddie College at Scottsdale 170326InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/09 18:00From January 9, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Monday from Noon to 2pm
Each Wednesday from Noon to 2pm
Each Friday from Noon to 2pm
$90.00
Moms, Pops & Tots Interaction at Scottsdale 170547InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 1 but less than 3Coed2017/01/10 17:00From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 11am to Noon
$12.00
Music at Scottsdale 170580InstructionCulture and Arts - Music5 and upCoed2017/01/09 22:00From January 9, 2017 to March 18, 2017
Each Monday from 4pm to 9pm
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 9pm
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 9pm
Each Thursday from 4pm to 9pm
Each Friday from 4pm to 9pm
Each Saturday from 9am to Noon
$33.00
Parent & Tot Gymnastics at Scottsdale 170648InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 1 but less than 3Coed2017/01/12 17:00From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 11am to Noon
$12.00
Play School at Scottsdale 170776InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/09 20:00From January 9, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Monday from 2pm to 3pm
Each Friday from 2pm to 3pm
$17.00
Pre-Teen Club at Scottsdale 170795OpenSpecial Interest - ClubsAt least 11 but less than 16Coed2017/01/12 22:00From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 4pm to 5pm
$0
Recreational Tumbling at Scottsdale 170832InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/01/11 20:00From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 2pm to 3pm
$12.00
Recreational Tumbling at Scottsdale 170831InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 6 but less than 13Female2017/01/11 22:15From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 4:15pm to 5:15pm
$12.00
Seasonal Sports Club at Scottsdale 170941InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 7 but less than 13Coed2017/01/12 21:30From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
$0
Tap & Ballet at Scottsdale 171221InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 3 but less than 6Female2017/01/10 19:45From January 10, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Tuesday from 1:45pm to 2:30pm
Each Thursday from 1:45pm to 2:30pm
$17.00
Team Gymnastics at Scottsdale 171239InstructionGymnastics - CompetitiveAt least 6 but less than 13Female2017/01/09 22:00From January 9, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Monday from 4pm to 5pm
Each Friday from 4pm to 5pm
$17.00
Volleyball at Scottsdale 171549InstructionSports - VolleyballAt least 7 but less than 14Coed2017/01/12 22:30From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$12.00
Yoga/Pilates at Scottsdale 171645InstructionWellness - Yoga18 and upCoed2017/01/10 15:00From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 9am to 10am
$22.00

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Located in the Scottsdale neighborhood, Scottsdale Park totals 2.32 acres and features a gymnasium, fitness center, boxing ring, and multi-purpose rooms. Outside, the park offers two baseball diamonds and a playground. Many of these spaces are available for rental including our gymnasium and multi-purpose clubrooms.

Park-goers can participate in seasonal sports, yoga, Pilates, preschool activities, gymnastics, boxing, cheerleading. On the cultural side, Scottsdale Park offers piano, tap and ballet. Nature programming includes 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, Scottsdale Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the entire family, such as our Park Showcase, boxing show and other holiday-themed events.

During World War I, Ashburn Flying Field, a pilot training facility and Chicago's first airport, was established in the sparsely-settled Ashburn community. By the late 1940s, the area's population was beginning to surge, but residents had few recreational opportunities. In 1952, builder/developer Raymond Lutgert subdivided the old air field, creating the new community of Scottsdale, named for Lutgert's son, Scott. Among the significant institutions in the quickly-growing subdivision was St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Parish, which built a temporary church at West 83rd Street and South Scottsdale Avenue before the end of 1953. Only a year-and-a-half later, St. Bede Parish had outgrown its first home, and the Bishop of Chicago sold the church property to the Chicago Park District for park development. The park district soon remodelled the temporary church for use as a recreation building, and improved the site with playground equipment, a softball diamond, and a basketball and volleyball court. In 1979, the park district demolished the original church structure to make way for a new fieldhouse, dedicated in September, 1981. More recently, the park district added a combination football/soccer field and a new soft surface playground.

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