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

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 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
Arts & Crafts at Scottsdale 176139InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/04/04 21:00From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 4pm to 5pm
$13.00
Arts & Crafts at Scottsdale 176140InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/04/06 19:30From April 6, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
$13.00
Basketball at Scottsdale 177275InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/04/03 20:45From April 3, 2017 to June 5, 2017
Each Monday from 3:45pm to 4:45pm
Each Wednesday from 3:45pm to 4:45pm
$18.00
Basketball at Scottsdale 177274InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 10 but less than 13Coed2017/04/03 21:45From April 3, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Each Monday from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
Each Wednesday from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
$18.00
Basketball at Scottsdale 177259InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 13 but less than 18Male2017/04/03 23:00From April 3, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Each Monday from 6pm to 7pm
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 7pm
$18.00
Basketball League at Scottsdale 193673Team_LeagueSports - Basketball18 and upMale2017/04/07 00:00From April 6, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 7pm to 10pm
$278.00
Boot Camp at Scottsdale 177963InstructionWellness - Fitness18 and upCoed2017/04/04 15:15From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 10:15am to 11am
$19.00
Dance - Modern at Scottsdale 176014InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 7 but less than 13Female2017/04/05 21:00From April 5, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Each Wednesday from 4pm to 5pm
$13.00
Gymnastics at Scottsdale 176673InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 13Female2017/04/03 21:30From April 3, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Monday from 4:30pm to 5:15pm
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:15pm
$18.00
Gymnastics at Scottsdale 193672InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 13Female2017/04/04 22:00From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 6pm
$13.00
Kiddie College at Scottsdale 176505InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/04/03 14:00From April 3, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Monday from 9am to 11am
Each Wednesday from 9am to 11am
Each Friday from 9am to 11am
$93.00
Kiddie College at Scottsdale 176504InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/04/03 17:00From April 3, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Monday from Noon to 2pm
Each Wednesday from Noon to 2pm
Each Friday from Noon to 2pm
$93.00
Moms, Pops & Tots Interaction at Scottsdale 176356InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least but less than 3y 1m Coed2017/04/04 16:00From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 11am to Noon
$13.00
Music at Scottsdale 176191InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAnyCoed2017/04/03 21:00From April 3, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Monday 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
$34.00
Parent & Tot Gymnastics at Scottsdale 176706InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 10m but less than Coed2017/04/06 16:00From April 6, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 11am to Noon
$13.00
Play School at Scottsdale 176435InstructionEarly Childhood - RecreationAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/04/03 19:00From April 3, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Monday from 2pm to 3pm
Each Friday from 2pm to 3pm
$13.00
Recreational Tumbling at Scottsdale 176778InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 6 but less than 13Female2017/04/03 20:45From April 3, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Monday from 3:45pm to 4:30pm
Each Friday from 3:45pm to 4:30pm
$17.00
Seasonal Sports Club at Scottsdale 177537InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 7 but less than 13Coed2017/04/06 21:45From April 6, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 4:45pm to 5:30pm
$0
Soccer at Scottsdale 177636InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/04/04 18:45From April 4, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Tuesday from 1:45pm to 2:30pm
Each Thursday from 1:45pm to 2:30pm
$18.00
Soccer at Scottsdale 177638InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/04/04 20:45From April 4, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Tuesday from 3:45pm to 4:45pm
Each Friday from 3:45pm to 4:45pm
$18.00
Soccer at Scottsdale 177637InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 10 but less than 13Coed2017/04/04 21:45From April 4, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Tuesday from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
Each Friday from 4:45pm to 5:45pm
$18.00
Tap & Ballet at Scottsdale 176032InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 3 but less than 6Female2017/04/04 18:45From April 4, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Tuesday from 1:45pm to 2:30pm
Each Thursday from 1:45pm to 2:30pm
$18.00
T-Ball at Scottsdale 177119InstructionSports - BaseballAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2017/04/05 19:00From April 5, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Each Wednesday from 2pm to 3pm
$13.00
Teen Club at Scottsdale 176903OpenSpecial Interest - ClubsAt least 13 but less than 18Coed2017/04/06 21:15From April 6, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 4:15pm to 5:15pm
$0
Track & Field at Scottsdale 177807InstructionSports - Track & FieldAt least 9 but less than 13Coed2017/04/06 20:45From April 6, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 3:45pm to 4:45pm
$13.00
Yoga/Pilates at Scottsdale 178090InstructionWellness - Yoga18 and upCoed2017/04/04 14:00From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 9am to 10am
$19.00

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Description

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.