Tarkington Park

  • 3344 West 71st St.   Chicago, Illinois 60629 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: , ,
  • Park Hours:
  • Park Supervisor: Amanda Burke
  • Park Phone: (312) 747-6136

Located in the Chicago Lawn community, Tarkington Park features a multi-purpose room and gymnasium. Many of these spaces are available for rental including our multi-purpose room and gymnasium. Tarkington Park is located in Tarkington School of Excellence, a CPS green school.

Park-goers can participate in Park Kids, seasonal sports, jewelry making, tumbling, arts & crafts, and kids fitness. After school programs are offered throughout the school year, and during the summer, youth can participate in the Park District’s popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Tarkington Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the entire family, such as holiday–themed events.

Tarkington Fieldhouse

Tarkington Fieldhouse

Location Notes: 3344 W. 71st St.

Hours: , ,

Tarkington Gymnasium

Tarkington Gymnasium

Location Notes: 3344 W. 71st St.

Tarkington Club Room

Tarkington Club Room

Location Notes: 3344 S. 71st St.

Fall Programs

Most fall programs start the week of September 11 and run through the week of December 4.  Click on the program name links below to register now.  Registration is on-going while spots are available. 


Winter Programs

Most winter programs start the week of January 8, 2018  and run through the week of March 12, 2018.  View programs online & create your wish list beginning Monday, November 20.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Monday, December 11, 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
Park Kids - Fall at Tarkington 221102InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/09/05 20:15From September 5, 2017 to December 22, 2017
Each Monday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Tuesday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Wednesday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Thursday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Friday from 3:15pm to 6pm
$28.00
Park Kids - Fall, Winter, Spring at Tarkington 221105Activity_PackageOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/09/05 20:15From September 5, 2017 to June 15, 2018$84.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Arts & Crafts at Tarkington 209035InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2018/01/11 01:00From January 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018
Each Wednesday from 7pm to 8pm
$14.00
Basketball at Tarkington 209202InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 6 but less than 12Coed2018/01/13 00:00From January 12, 2018 to March 16, 2018
Each Friday from 6pm to 7pm
$14.00
FFW Preview - Step Aerobics at Tarkington 228621InstructionWellness - Aerobics18 and upCoed2018/01/11 00:00January 10, 2018
Wednesday from 6pm to 6:45pm
$0
Gymnastics at Tarkington 209762InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2018/01/09 00:00From January 8, 2018 to March 12, 2018
Each Monday from 6pm to 7pm
$14.00
Park Kids - Winter at Tarkington 221103InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2018/01/08 21:15From January 8, 2018 to March 16, 2018
Each Monday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Tuesday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Wednesday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Thursday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Friday from 3:15pm to 6pm
$28.00
Soccer at Tarkington 210673InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 6 but less than 12Coed2018/01/12 00:00From January 11, 2018 to March 15, 2018
Each Thursday from 6pm to 7pm
$14.00
Step Aerobics at Tarkington 225920InstructionWellness - Aerobics18 and upCoed2018/01/11 00:00From January 10, 2018 to March 14, 2018
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 6:45pm
$14.00
Table Games at Tarkington 210799OpenSpecial Interest - Fun & GamesAt least 9 but less than 13Coed2018/01/09 01:15From January 8, 2018 to March 12, 2018
Each Monday from 7:15pm to 8pm
$14.00
Team Gymnastics at Tarkington 210840InstructionGymnastics - CompetitiveAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2018/01/10 00:00From January 9, 2018 to March 13, 2018
Each Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm
$18.00
Teen Club at Tarkington 225921OpenSpecial Interest - ClubsAt least 12 but less than 15Coed2018/01/12 01:15From January 11, 2018 to March 15, 2018
Each Thursday from 7:15pm to 8pm
$14.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Park Kids - Spring at Tarkington 221104InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2018/04/02 20:15From April 2, 2018 to June 15, 2018
Each Monday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Tuesday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Wednesday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Thursday from 3:15pm to 6pm
Each Friday from 3:15pm to 6pm
$28.00

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Located in the Chicago Lawn community, Tarkington Park features a multi-purpose room and gymnasium. Many of these spaces are available for rental including our multi-purpose room and gymnasium. Tarkington Park is located in Tarkington School of Excellence, a CPS green school.

Park-goers can participate in Park Kids, seasonal sports, jewelry making, tumbling, arts & crafts, and kids fitness. After school programs are offered throughout the school year, and during the summer, youth can participate in the Park District’s popular six-week day camp.

In addition to programs, Tarkington Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the entire family, such as holiday–themed events.