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.

Winter Programs

Most winter  programs start the week of January 9, 2017 and run through the week of March 31. Click on the program name links below to view a program and register now.  Registration is on-going while spots are available.
 

Spring Programs

Most spring programs start the week of April 3 and run through the week of June 5.  View programs online & create your wish list beginning Monday, February 13.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Monday, March 6, 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
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
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Basketball at Tarkington 177195InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/04/07 21:30From April 7, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$14.00
Basketball at Tarkington 177194InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 13 but less than 15Coed2017/04/07 22:30From April 7, 2017 to June 9, 2017
Each Friday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$14.00
Dodgeball at Tarkington 192343InstructionSports - DodgeballAt least 8 but less than 13Coed2017/04/03 21:30From April 3, 2017 to June 5, 2017
Each Monday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$14.00
Fun and Games at Tarkington 192341InstructionSpecial Interest - Fun & GamesAt least 6 but less than 11Coed2017/04/04 20:15From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 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
$21.00
Seasonal Sports at Tarkington 177576InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2017/04/06 21:30From April 6, 2017 to June 8, 2017
Each Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$14.00
Soccer at Tarkington 177630InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/04/04 21:30From April 4, 2017 to June 6, 2017
Each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$14.00
Step Aerobics at Tarkington 192345InstructionWellness - Aerobics18 and upCoed2017/04/03 23:30From April 3, 2017 to June 5, 2017
Each Monday from 6:30pm to 7:15pm
$13.00
Step Aerobics at Tarkington 192344InstructionWellness - Aerobics18 and upCoed2017/04/05 23:30From April 5, 2017 to May 31, 2017
Each Wednesday from 6:30pm to 7:15pm
$13.00
Team Gymnastics at Tarkington 192340InstructionGymnastics - CompetitiveAt least 6 but less than 14Coed2017/04/03 21:30From April 3, 2017 to May 31, 2017
Each Monday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$21.00

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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.