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 19 and run through the week of November 21. Click on the program name links below to view a program and register now.  Registration is on-going while spots are available.
 

Winter Programs

Most winter programs start the week of January 9 and run through the week of March 13, 2017.  View programs online & create your wish list beginning Monday, November 21.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Monday, December 12, 2016.

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 Tarkington 188123InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 6 but less than 12Coed2016/12/05 21:15From December 5, 2016 to December 16, 2016
Each Monday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Each Tuesday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Each Wednesday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Each Thursday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Each Friday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
$10.00
Basketball Camp at Tarkington 188122CampsCamps - SportsAt least 9 but less than 13Coed2016/12/05 22:15From December 5, 2016 to December 16, 2016
Each Monday from 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Each Tuesday from 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Each Wednesday from 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Each Thursday from 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Each Friday from 4:15pm to 5:15pm
$10.00
Mighty Fit Kids at Tarkington 188542InstructionWellness - FitnessAt least 9 but less than 13Coed2016/12/05 23:15From December 5, 2016 to December 16, 2016
Each Monday from 5:15pm to 6:15pm
Each Tuesday from 5:15pm to 6:15pm
Each Wednesday from 5:15pm to 6:15pm
Each Thursday from 5:15pm to 6:15pm
Each Friday from 5:15pm to 6:15pm
$10.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Arts & Crafts at Tarkington 169383InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/01/10 22:30From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$13.00
Basketball at Tarkington 169550InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 6 but less than 12Coed2017/01/13 23:30From January 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Friday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$13.00
Basketball at Tarkington 186923InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 13 but less than 15Coed2017/01/14 00:30From January 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Friday from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
$13.00
Bitty Basketball at Tarkington 189298InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 4 but less than 6Coed2017/01/13 22:30From January 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:15pm
$13.00
Cheerleading - Recreational at Tarkington 188702InstructionSports - CheerleadingAt least 9 but less than 13Coed2017/01/10 23:30From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$13.00
Fun and Games at Tarkington 186928InstructionSpecial Interest - Fun & GamesAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/01/10 00:30From January 9, 2017 to March 13, 2017
Each Monday from 6:30pm to 7:15pm
$13.00
Fun with Food at Tarkington 186929InstructionSpecial Interest - Educational/Self-HelpAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/01/12 00:30From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 6:30pm to 7:15pm
$13.00
Gymnastics at Tarkington 170116InstructionGymnastics - RecreationalAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/01/12 23:30From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$13.00
Homework Time at Tarkington 170173InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/01/09 21:15From January 9, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Monday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Each Tuesday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Each Wednesday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Each Thursday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Each Friday from 3:15pm to 4:15pm
$20.00
Mighty Fit Kids at Tarkington 186926InstructionWellness - FitnessAt least 6 but less than 12Coed2017/01/11 00:30From January 10, 2017 to March 14, 2017
Each Tuesday from 6:30pm to 7:15pm
$13.00
Seasonal Sports at Tarkington 170909InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/01/09 22:30From January 9, 2017 to March 13, 2017
Each Monday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$13.00
Soccer at Tarkington 171086InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 6 but less than 12Coed2017/01/12 22:30From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:15pm
$13.00
Table Games at Tarkington 186927OpenSpecial Interest - Fun & GamesAt least 9 but less than 13Coed2017/01/13 00:30From January 12, 2017 to March 16, 2017
Each Thursday from 6:30pm to 7:15pm
$13.00
Team Gymnastics at Tarkington 186925InstructionGymnastics - CompetitiveAt least 6 but less than 13Female2017/01/09 23:30From January 9, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Monday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Wednesday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$17.00
Wrestling at Tarkington 189299InstructionSports - WrestlingAt least 8 but less than 13Male2017/01/11 22:30From January 11, 2017 to March 15, 2017
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$13.00

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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.