All routes require a Special Event Permit–Athletic Level regardless of location and number of participants/spectators.
Practices, Games & Tournaments
A permit is required for organized use of athletic fields, and are available at many parks. Contact the park fieldhouse to obtain rental availability and fees. Look up park numbers in park search box on the side.
For games, tournaments or gym rentals that feature amenities listed below, a Special Event Permit – Athletic Level is required. View fees and get started now.
50 or more participants/spectators
Advertising or sponsorship activities
Selling and/or distributing merchandise, services or food
Exercise classes or boot camps
Alcohol service or sale
Specific location reservations
Click on the links below to view parks with the following athletic fields:
Many Chicago Park District Field Houses offer gyms available to the public for hourly rental. Contact the park to obtain rental availability and fees. Click on the link below to seea list of parks with gyms.
For pricing and additional information, click on the relevant link below for your event:
View the full fee schedule for all permitted events.
If you have any additional questions, view our Frequently Asked Questions page, or call (312) 742-5369.