Chicago Park District
Ada Park Fieldhouse

Ada Park Fieldhouse

 
Ada Park

Ada Park

 
Ada Park Fields

Ada Park Fields

 
Ada Park Gym

Ada Park Gym

 
Ada Park Outdoor Basketball Court

Ada Park Outdoor Basketball Court

 
Ada Park Fitness Center

Ada Park Fitness Center

 
Ada Park Pool

Ada Park Pool

 
Ada Park Boxing Ring

Ada Park Boxing Ring

 
Ada Park Tennis Court

Ada Park Tennis Court

 
Ada Park

Ada Park

 
Ada Park Fitness Center

Ada Park Fitness Center

 

Ada Park

11250 S Ada St Chicago, IL 60643

Hours: +Park: 6am - 11pm, Fieldhouse: M - F 10am-10pm

Sa 12pm - 6pm, Su Closed

Park Supervisor:
Valentine Brown

(312) 747-6002

 
 
 

Description

Located in the Morgan Park community area, Ada Park totals 15.25 acres and features an auditorium, gymnasium, fitness center, and multi-purpose clubrooms. Outside, the park offers a swimming pool, baseball diamonds, basketball/tennis courts. Many of these spaces are available for rental including our auditorium, gymnasium and multi-purpose clubrooms.

Park-goers can participate in Park Kids, seasonal sports, sewing, tumbling, pre-teen, teen, and senior clubs. After school programs are offered throughout the school year, and in the summer youth attend the Park District’s popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Ada Park hosts fun special events including family holiday themed celebrations throughout the year for the entire family.

SPRING PROGRAMS:
Online registration for our park begins Tuesday, February 25 at 9 am, and in-person registration begins Saturday, March 1.  Spring programs run the week of March 31 through the week of June 2. 

SUMMER PROGRAMS:
Online registration for our park’s summer programs begins Tuesday, April 8 at 9 am, and in-person registration begins Saturday, April 12.  Our traditional 6-week summer camp program runs June 23 through August 1.  Most other summer programs run the week of June 16 through the week of August 18.

Join us! 

 
 

FACILITIES

FACILITY TYPE ADDRESS DESCRIPTOR QTY NOTES
Baseball Field 11250 S. Ada St. 0
Basketball Court - Outdoor 11250 S. Ada St. 1
Boxing Gym 11250 S. Ada St. 1
Fieldhouse 11250 S. Ada St. 0
Fitness Centers 11250 S. Ada St. 1 M-F, 11-9pm; Sa, 1-5pm; Su, Closed. ADA Accessible Equipment. Sign up for a membership
Football / Soccer - Grass 11250 S. Ada St. 1
Gymnasiums 11250 S. Ada St. 2
Meeting/Event Space 11250 S. Ada St. 2
Playgrounds 11250 S. Ada St. 1 Chicago Plays Renovation - Fall 2013
Swimming Pools - Outdoor 11250 S. Ada St. 0 Pool Closed for the Season. Accessibility feature: Lift
Tennis Courts 11250 S. Ada St. 1
Water Spray Features 11250 S. Ada St. 1
Created in 1930, Ada Park provided recreational facilities for the Morgan Park neighborhood's expanding African-American population. The park was the last of those developed by the Calumet Park District, established in 1903. The Calumet Park District was one of 22 neighborhood park boards consolidated into the Chicago Park District in 1934. By 1931, Ada Park had a swimming pool and a few landscape improvements. After the Chicago Park District took control of the park in 1934, other recreational facilities were installed. The park district erected a new bath house for the swimming pool in 1940, and built "fieldhouse additions" to the bath house in 1957 and 1990. Until 1934, Ada Park was known as Loomis Street Park, for the street running along its west side. Late in that year, the Calumet Park District voted to change the name to Ada Park, for the street on the park's opposite side. The street is named for Ada Sawyer Garrett (1856-1938), who sold the last remaining vacant land in the Logan Square neighborhood, the Logan Square Ball Park, to developers in 1924. Though the Chicago Park District informed the Calumet Park District that it had no authority to rename the site Ada Park, the name has been used ever since.

Contact: Rose Blair

Contact Title: Secretary

Phone: (773) 233-7039

Meeting Date/Time: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m.

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

 

 

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