Tuley Park

  • 501 E. 90th Pl.   Chicago, Illinois 60619 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: , ,
  • Park Hours:
  • Park Supervisor: Donna Jones
  • Park Phone: (312) 747-6763

Located in the Chesterfield community, Tuley Park totals 20.19 acres and features a gymnasium, auditorium, and multi-purpose clubrooms. A green feature of the park includes a garden. Outside, the park offers a new playground with an interactive pool, baseball/softball diamonds, pool, gazebo, and 10 lighted tennis courts. Many of these spaces are available for rental including our gymnasium, auditorium, gazebo, fields, and multi-purpose rooms.

Park-goers can participate in the Park Kids after school program, seasonal sports, cheerleading, yoga, and fitness classes. During the summer, the Chicago Park District offers its popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Tuley Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the entire family.

History

In 1907, Senator Clark of the 13th District presented petitions to the South Park Commission requesting the creation of a park in Dauphin Park, now part of the Chatham neighborhood. Annexed to Chicago in 1889 as part of the Town of Lake and Village of Hyde Park, the neighborhood had much open land used for truck farming, trap shooting, and duck hunting, and some frame homes built by railroad workers. The South Park Commission was pleased with the recent success of ten revolutionary neighborhood parks which included year-round recreational facilities, educational programs, and social services. The Commissioners agreed to the request, and began efforts to create Tuley, along with Trumbull, Grand Crossing, and Mann Parks. While acquiring 20 acres of land between 1909 and 1911, the South Park Commission hired the Olmsted Brothers, landscape designers of the previous neighborhood parks, to lay out the four new parks. Development was slow, however, and Tuley Park's original plan was never executed. Although the commission fenced the park, constructed walks, and installed ball fields that were flooded in winter for ice skating, Tuley Park was left unfinished until the 1920s. At that time, the surrounding neighborhood became more populated, and tennis courts, a swimming pool, and a Spanish Revival-style fieldhouse were constructed in the park. The South Park Commission was consolidated into the Chicago Park District in 1934. Originally known as Burnside Park for the adjacent Burnside community area, Tuley Park was officially named in honor of Murray F. Tuley (1827-1905) in 1922. Tuley was a circuit court judge who was instrumental in framing the Chicago City Charter adopted after the Great Fire of 1871.

Parking/Directions

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

Tuley Diamond

Tuley Diamond

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Tuley Basketball

Tuley Basketball

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Tuley Cultural Center

Tuley Cultural Center

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Tuley Fieldhouse

Tuley Fieldhouse

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Hours: , ,

Tuley Football/Soccer

Tuley Football/Soccer

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Tuley Gymnasium

Tuley Gymnasium

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Tuley Auditorium

Tuley Auditorium

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Tuley Clubroom

Tuley Clubroom

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Tuley Playground

Tuley Playground

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Tuley Park Pool

Tuley Park PoolAccessible (1)

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Hours:

Phone: (312)747-8416

Tuley Tennis Court

Tuley Tennis Court

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Tuley Spray Pool

Tuley Spray Pool

Location Notes: 501 E. 90th Pl.

Fall Programs

View our fall program schedule below.  Most activities run the week of September 15 through the week of December 1.  Registration is on-going while spots are available.


Winter Programs

Most activities run the week of January 5, 2015 through the week of March 16, 2015.  
View programs online beginning Monday, November 17.

  • Online registration begins on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Saturday, December 6, 2014.

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 - 5 on 5 at Tuley 92176OpenSports - Basketball18 and upCoed2014/09/15 15:00From September 15, 2014 to December 5, 2014
Each Monday from 10am to 1pm
Each Wednesday from 10am to 1pm
Each Friday from 10am to 1pm
$144.00
Basketball - 5 on 5 at Tuley 94327Team_LeagueSports - BasketballAt least 9 but less than 13Coed2014/10/06 23:00From October 6, 2014 to December 3, 2014
Each Monday from 6pm to 9pm
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 9pm
$25.00
Basketball - 5 on 5 at Tuley 92177OpenSports - Basketball18 and upCoed2014/09/17 00:00From September 16, 2014 to December 2, 2014
Each Tuesday from 7pm to 8:45pm
$48.00
Belly Dancing at Tuley 92387InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 18 but less than 50Coed2014/09/18 23:15From September 18, 2014 to December 4, 2014
Each Thursday from 6:15pm to 7:15pm
$10.00
Drop-In at Tuley 110171InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 14 but less than 22Coed2014/09/09 18:00From September 9, 2014 to December 4, 2014
Each Monday from 1pm to 2:15pm
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 2:30pm
Each Wednesday from 1pm to 2:15pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 2:30pm
$10.00
Fun and Games at Tuley 92999InstructionSpecial Interest - Fun & GamesAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2014/09/16 15:30From September 16, 2014 to December 4, 2014
Each Tuesday from 10:30am to 11:30am
Each Thursday from 10:30am to 11:30am
Except the following dates:
Thursday, November 27, 2014
$5.00
Line Dance at Tuley 112248InstructionCulture and Arts - Dance18 and upCoed2014/09/16 00:15From September 15, 2014 to December 3, 2014
Each Monday from 7:15pm to 8pm
Each Wednesday from 7:15pm to 8pm
$10.00
Open Studio - Decorative Arts at Tuley 93984OpenCulture and Arts - Decorative Arts18 and upCoed2014/09/15 14:00From September 15, 2014 to December 5, 2014
Each Monday from 9am to 9pm
Each Tuesday from 9am to 9pm
Each Wednesday from 9am to 9pm
Each Thursday from 9am to 9pm
Each Friday from 9am to 9pm
$50.00
Park Kids - Fall Session at Tuley 94088InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 5 but less than 13Coed2014/09/02 19:30From September 2, 2014 to December 19, 2014
Each Monday from 2:30pm to 6pm
Each Tuesday from 2:30pm to 6pm
Each Wednesday from 2:30pm to 6pm
Each Thursday from 2:30pm to 6pm
Each Friday from 2:30pm to 6pm
$115.00
Park Kids - Fall, Winter, Sping at Tuley 94114Activity_PackageOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 5 but less than 13Coed2014/09/02 19:30From September 2, 2014 to June 12, 2015
Each Monday from 2:30pm to 6pm
Each Tuesday from 2:30pm to 6pm
Each Wednesday from 2:30pm to 6pm
Each Thursday from 2:30pm to 6pm
Each Friday from 2:30pm to 6pm
$345.00
Seasonal Sports Club at Tuley 94674InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 6 but less than 8Coed2014/09/16 22:00From September 16, 2014 to December 4, 2014
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 5:45pm
Each Thursday from 5pm to 5:45pm
$0
Seasonal Sports Club at Tuley 94673InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 8 but less than 11Female2014/09/16 20:00From September 16, 2014 to December 2, 2014
Each Tuesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
$0
Seasonal Sports Club at Tuley 94675InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 8 but less than 11Male2014/09/18 20:00From September 18, 2014 to December 4, 2014
Each Thursday from 3pm to 3:45pm
$0
Senior Citizens Club at Tuley 94487OpenSpecial Interest - Clubs60 and upCoed2014/09/16 15:00From September 16, 2014 to December 4, 2014
Each Tuesday from 10am to 4:30pm
Each Thursday from 10am to 4:30pm
$0
Teen Club at Tuley 94869InstructionSpecial Interest - ClubsAt least 13 but less than 18Coed2014/09/19 23:30From September 19, 2014 to December 5, 2014
Each Friday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
$0
Winter Break Camp at Tuley 95498CampsCamps - General InterestAt least 5 but less than 13Coed2014/12/22 15:00From December 22, 2014 to January 2, 2015
Each Monday from 9am to 5pm
Each Tuesday from 9am to 5pm
Each Wednesday from 9am to 5pm
Each Friday from 9am to 5pm
$25.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Basketball - Open at Tuley 98873OpenSports - Basketball18 and upCoed2015/01/05 16:00From January 5, 2015 to March 20, 2015
Each Monday from 10am to 1pm
Each Wednesday from 10am to 1pm
Each Friday from 10am to 1pm
$132.00
Basketball - Open at Tuley 98874OpenSports - Basketball18 and upCoed2015/01/07 01:00From January 6, 2015 to March 17, 2015
Each Tuesday from 7pm to 8:45pm
$44.00
Basketball League at Tuley 101153Team_LeagueSports - BasketballAt least 7 but less than 10Coed2015/01/22 00:00From January 21, 2015 to March 18, 2015
Each Monday from 6pm to 9pm
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 9pm
$25.00
Drop-In at Tuley 99471InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 14 but less than 22Coed2015/01/05 19:00From January 5, 2015 to March 18, 2015
Each Monday from 1pm to 2pm
Each Tuesday from 1pm to 2pm
Each Wednesday from 1pm to 2pm
Each Thursday from 1pm to 2pm
$10.00
Fun and Games at Tuley 99692InstructionSpecial Interest - Fun & GamesAt least 3 but less than 6Coed2015/01/06 16:30From January 6, 2015 to March 19, 2015
Each Tuesday from 10:30am to 11:30am
Each Thursday from 10:30am to 11:30am
$5.00
Park Kids - Winter Session at Tuley 100960InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 5 but less than 13Coed2015/01/05 20:45From January 5, 2015 to March 20, 2015
Each Monday from 2:45pm to 6pm
Each Tuesday from 2:45pm to 6pm
Each Wednesday from 2:45pm to 6pm
Each Thursday from 2:45pm to 6pm
Each Friday from 2:45pm to 6pm
$115.00
Seasonal Sports Club at Tuley 101313InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 5 but less than 8Coed2015/01/06 21:00From January 6, 2015 to March 19, 2015
Each Tuesday from 3pm to 3:45pm
Each Thursday from 3pm to 3:45pm
$0
Seasonal Sports Club at Tuley 101312InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 8 but less than 11Coed2015/01/06 23:00From January 6, 2015 to March 17, 2015
Each Tuesday from 5pm to 5:45pm
$0
Seasonal Sports Club at Tuley 101314InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 12 but less than 14Coed2015/01/08 23:00From January 8, 2015 to March 19, 2015
Each Thursday from 5pm to 5:45pm
$0
Senior Citizens Club at Tuley 101369OpenSpecial Interest - Clubs60 and upCoed2015/01/06 16:00From January 6, 2015 to March 19, 2015
Each Tuesday from 10am to 4pm
Each Thursday from 10am to 4pm
$0
Teen Club at Tuley 101704OpenSpecial Interest - ClubsAt least 13 but less than 18Coed2015/01/10 00:30From January 9, 2015 to March 20, 2015
Each Friday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
$0
Violin - Group at Tuley 114485InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 5 but less than 10Coed2015/01/05 22:15From January 5, 2015 to March 20, 2015
Each Monday from 4:15pm to 5pm
Each Wednesday from 4:15pm to 5pm
Each Friday from 4:15pm to 5pm
$50.00
Violin - Group at Tuley 114486InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 5 but less than 12Coed2015/01/05 23:15From January 5, 2015 to March 20, 2015
Each Monday from 5:15pm to 6:30pm
Each Wednesday from 5:15pm to 6:30pm
Each Friday from 5:15pm to 6:30pm
$50.00
Violin - Group at Tuley 114487InstructionCulture and Arts - MusicAt least 13 but less than 17Coed2015/01/06 00:45From January 5, 2015 to March 20, 2015
Each Monday from 6:45pm to 8pm
Each Wednesday from 6:45pm to 8pm
Each Friday from 6:45pm to 8pm
$50.00

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Description

Located in the Chesterfield community, Tuley Park totals 20.19 acres and features a gymnasium, auditorium, and multi-purpose clubrooms. A green feature of the park includes a garden. Outside, the park offers a new playground with an interactive pool, baseball/softball diamonds, pool, gazebo, and 10 lighted tennis courts. Many of these spaces are available for rental including our gymnasium, auditorium, gazebo, fields, and multi-purpose rooms.

Park-goers can participate in the Park Kids after school program, seasonal sports, cheerleading, yoga, and fitness classes. During the summer, the Chicago Park District offers its popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Tuley Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the entire family.

In 1907, Senator Clark of the 13th District presented petitions to the South Park Commission requesting the creation of a park in Dauphin Park, now part of the Chatham neighborhood. Annexed to Chicago in 1889 as part of the Town of Lake and Village of Hyde Park, the neighborhood had much open land used for truck farming, trap shooting, and duck hunting, and some frame homes built by railroad workers. The South Park Commission was pleased with the recent success of ten revolutionary neighborhood parks which included year-round recreational facilities, educational programs, and social services. The Commissioners agreed to the request, and began efforts to create Tuley, along with Trumbull, Grand Crossing, and Mann Parks. While acquiring 20 acres of land between 1909 and 1911, the South Park Commission hired the Olmsted Brothers, landscape designers of the previous neighborhood parks, to lay out the four new parks. Development was slow, however, and Tuley Park's original plan was never executed. Although the commission fenced the park, constructed walks, and installed ball fields that were flooded in winter for ice skating, Tuley Park was left unfinished until the 1920s. At that time, the surrounding neighborhood became more populated, and tennis courts, a swimming pool, and a Spanish Revival-style fieldhouse were constructed in the park. The South Park Commission was consolidated into the Chicago Park District in 1934. Originally known as Burnside Park for the adjacent Burnside community area, Tuley Park was officially named in honor of Murray F. Tuley (1827-1905) in 1922. Tuley was a circuit court judge who was instrumental in framing the Chicago City Charter adopted after the Great Fire of 1871.

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