Located at the corner of Foster and Pulaski Avenues in the North Park community, Gompers Park covers nearly 39 acres. The park straddles the Chicago River and features rehabilitated wetlands and a lagoon with pier access that lends itself to many environmental activities.
The park hosts an Uban Camp and Under Illinois Sky, Family Campout , River Rescue Clean-up, as well as stewardship and gardening opportunities.
In addition to an outdoor pool, Gompers Park has a playground, three junior baseball fields, one football field, one basketball courts, five tennis courts, a roller hockey-skating area, and a spray pool. Inside the park fieldhouse are several activity rooms, a gymnasium, and an auditorium with a stage.
Gompers Park's preschool programs include: ballet, arts& crafts, preschool activities, tiny tot tumbling, seasonal sports--as well as Tots Spot (for 12 to 36-month-olds).
Youth participate in sports such as basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, and soccer. Other popular activities include Kids Nite Out, tap, ballet, Park Kids after school program and gymnastics.
Teens enjoy basketball and gymnastics - as well as getting involved with the new park teen club.
Seniors can participate in conditioning and stretching classes.