Tarkington Park

  • 3344 West 71st St.   Chicago, Illinois 60629 [View Map]
  • Fieldhouse Hours: , , ,
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  • Park Supervisor: Tim Bus
  • 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.

Spring Programs

See our offerings in the Spring tab below.  Spring programs start the week of March 28 and run through the week of May 30.  Click on the program name links below to register now.  Registration is on-going while spots are available.

 

Summer Programs

The standard 6-week day camp runs July 5 - August 12. Specialty camp dates vary.  Most other programs start the week of June 20 and run through the week of August 22.  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, April 4, 2016 at 9:00am.
  • In-person registration begins on Monday, April 11, 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 152900InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/03/29 21:30From March 29, 2016 to May 31, 2016
Each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$12.00
Basketball at Tarkington 152901InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 6 but less than 10Coed2016/04/01 21:30From April 1, 2016 to June 3, 2016
Each Friday from 4:30pm to 5:15pm
$12.00
Basketball at Tarkington 140309InstructionSports - BasketballAt least 10 but less than 14Coed2016/04/01 22:15From April 1, 2016 to June 3, 2016
Each Friday from 5:15pm to 6:15pm
$12.00
Dance - Modern at Tarkington 140494InstructionCulture and Arts - DanceAt least 6 but less than 13Female2016/03/30 22:30From March 30, 2016 to June 1, 2016
Each Wednesday from 5:30pm to 6:15pm
$12.00
Homework Time at Tarkington 140816InstructionOut of School Programs - After SchoolAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/03/28 20:15From March 28, 2016 to June 3, 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
$19.00
Jewelry Making/Lapidary at Tarkington 152902InstructionCulture and Arts - Decorative ArtsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/03/29 22:30From March 29, 2016 to June 7, 2016
Each Tuesday from 5:30pm to 6:15pm
$11.00
Recreational Tumbling at Tarkington 141559InstructionGymnastics - TumblingAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/03/30 21:30From March 30, 2016 to June 1, 2016
Each Wednesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$12.00
Seasonal Sports at Tarkington 141639InstructionSports - Seasonal SportsAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/03/31 21:30From March 31, 2016 to June 2, 2016
Each Thursday from 4:30pm to 5:15pm
$12.00
Teen Club at Tarkington 152903OpenSpecial Interest - ClubsAt least 13 but less than 16Coed2016/03/31 22:30From March 31, 2016 to June 9, 2016
Each Thursday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
$11.00
Name Number Type Category Ages Gender Dates Fee
Day Camp at Tarkington 154671CampsCamps - General InterestAt least 6 but less than 13Coed2016/07/05 15:00From July 5, 2016 to August 12, 2016
Each Monday from 10am to 4pm
Each Tuesday from 10am to 4pm
Each Wednesday from 10am to 4pm
Each Thursday from 10am to 4pm
Each Friday from 10am to 4pm
$252.00

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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.