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.

Summer Programs

See our offerings in the Summer tab below.  The standard 6-week day camp runs June 26 through August 4.  Specialty camp dates vary.  Most other summer programs start the week of June 19 and run through the week of August 21.  Click on the program name links below to view a program and register now.  Registration is on-going while spots are available.

 

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 view a program and save it to your wish list.  Registration dates for our park are:

  • Online registration begins on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Monday, August 14, 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
Basketball at Tarkington 202467InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 13 but less than 17Coed2017/09/15 23:00From September 15, 2017 to December 8, 2017
Each Friday from 6pm to 7pm
Except the following dates:
Friday, October 27, 2017
$13.00
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
Recreational Tumbling at Tarkington 203067InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/09/11 23:00From September 11, 2017 to December 4, 2017
Each Monday from 6pm to 7pm
Except the following dates:
Monday, October 23, 2017
$13.00
Soccer at Tarkington 204107InstructionSports - SoccerAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2017/09/14 23:00From September 14, 2017 to December 7, 2017
Each Thursday from 6pm to 7pm
$13.00
Step Aerobics at Tarkington 221101InstructionWellness - Aerobics18 and upCoed2017/09/13 23:00From September 13, 2017 to December 6, 2017
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 7pm
Except the following dates:
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
$13.00
Team Tumbling at Tarkington 204275InstructionGymnastics - CompetitiveAt least 6 but less than 13Female2017/09/12 23:00From September 12, 2017 to December 12, 2017
Each Tuesday from 6pm to 7pm
Except the following dates:
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
$13.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
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
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.