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2017 Teen Opportunity Fairs

2017 Teen Opportunity Fairs

Category: Lincoln Park Cultural Center, _Programs,_Events,_Teens Date Posted: 2/06/2017

Teens joined us at our Teen Opportunity Fairs, focusing on recreation, education and job readiness. First up was Truman College followed by Kennedy King, and Malcolm X Community College. View Gallery

Famous People in Chicago Parks

Famous People in Chicago Parks

Category: _News Date Posted: 1/25/2017

Check out these well known people who have spent some time in one of Chicago's many parks. View Gallery

Stop the Violence Community Forum at Wicker Park

Stop the Violence Community Forum at Wicker Park

Category: Wicker Park,_News,_Events Date Posted: 1/17/2017

On Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, community members and elected officials gathered at Wicker Park to celebrate the peaceful legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through discussion and performance. View Gallery

2016 Year in Review

2016 Year in Review

Category: Indian Boundary Park,Humboldt Park,Amundsen Park,Austin Town Hall Park,Hadiya Pendleton Park,Commercial Club Playground,Douglas Park,Dvorak Park,Garfield Park,Homan Park,Loyola Park,Maplewood Park,Northerly Island Park,Norwood Park,Ping Tom Memorial Park,Pulaski Park,Sauganash Park,Welles Park,_News, _Programs,_Events,Park No. 571,Big Marsh (Park No.564) Date Posted: 12/29/2016

Check out our visual review of 2016 in the parks! We've put together a few photos highlighting events, programs, new facilities, and a few fun moments.Thanks everyone for another amazing year at the Chicago Park District. See you in the parks! View Gallery

Holiday in the Parks! 2016

Holiday in the Parks! 2016

Category: Edison Park,Merrimac Park,Revere Park,Riis Park,_News, _Programs,_Events Date Posted: 12/23/2016

The Chicago Park District hosts numerous events during the holiday season. Drop & Shop, Skating with Santa, chocolate house making and much more. Take a look at what we've captured! View Gallery

Shop Your Park!

Shop Your Park!

Category: _News Date Posted: 12/22/2016

Did you know the Chicago Park District has a new online merchandise store? Shop your park now: ChicagoParkStore.com View Gallery

 Special Recreation Snow Shoeing 2016!

Special Recreation Snow Shoeing 2016!

Category: Norwood Park,_Sports, _Programs,_Events Date Posted: 12/12/2016

Our special recreation teams had a great time Snow Shoeing at Norwood Park on Saturday, December 10th, 2016! Special thanks to Unilever, Keep America Beautiful, and Keep Chicago Beautiful. View Gallery

2016 Chicago Park District Retirees

2016 Chicago Park District Retirees

Category: _Events Date Posted: 11/07/2016

Chicago Park District retirees were honored and thanked for their years of service during the Chicago Park District's Board of Commissioners meeting this October. View Gallery

Go Cubs Go!

Go Cubs Go!

Category: Gompers Park,Indian Boundary Park,Humboldt Park,Adams Playground Park,Amundsen Park,Blackhawk Park,Brands Park,Chase Park,Commercial Club Playground,Davis Square Park,Edison Park,Field (Eugene) Park,Fuller Park,Garfield Park,Gill Park,Hale Park,Hamlin Park,Holstein Park,Horner Park,Indian Road Park,Jefferson Memorial Park,Kilbourn Park,Lake Shore Park,Loyola Park,Mayfair Park,McKiernan Playground Park,Minuteman Park,Mt. Greenwood Park,Nichols Park,Norwood Park,Olympia Park,Oriole Park,Oz Park,Homan Square Park,Portage Park,Revere Park,Rutherford Sayre Park,Shabbona Park,Sherman Park,Trumbull Park,Welles Park,Columbus Park,Tarkington Park,_News,_Events Date Posted: 11/04/2016

We are very excited throughout the parks to be celebrating the Chicago Cubs this season! Here's are few ways parks are showing Cubs pride. Good luck in the World Series! #FlytheW #GoCubsGo #intheparks View Gallery

Halloween in the Parks 2016

Halloween in the Parks 2016

Category: Berger Park,Commercial Club Playground,Donovan Playground Park,Garfield Park,Green Briar Park,Kilbourn Park,Pulaski Park,Revere Park,Sauganash Park,Shedd Park,Welles Park,Lincoln Park Cultural Center,_News,_Events Date Posted: 11/01/2016

From pumpkin patches and Halloween parties to haunted houses and scary movies, there's something for everyone in the parks. Take a look at our favorite shots from Halloween 2016! View Gallery

2016 Harvest Fest at Indian Boundary

2016 Harvest Fest at Indian Boundary

Category: Indian Boundary Park,_News,_Events Date Posted: 10/26/2016

We had a beautiful fall day at our Harvest Fest! We had a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, games, and more! View Gallery

Chicago Plays! Day Celebration

Chicago Plays! Day Celebration

Category: Austin-Foster Playlot Park,Brynford Playlot Park,Edison Park,Homan Park,Horner Park,Kelvyn Park,Kilbourn Park,Loyola Park,Merrimac Park,Ridge Park,Columbus Park,_News,_Events,_Facilities Date Posted: 10/26/2016

On Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 the Chicago Park District celebrated 327 playgrounds that were renovated over the last four years as part of Mayor Emanuel's Chicago Plays! Program. View Gallery

Sky Landing

Sky Landing

Category: _Artworks Date Posted: 10/19/2016

Sky Landing is an outdoor public arts piece, located in the Garden of the Phoenix in Jackson Park. This masterful piece was created by Yoko Ono and is her first permanent public art work in the Americas. It was dedicated on October 17, 2016. View Gallery

2016 Swoosh Summer Academy

2016 Swoosh Summer Academy

Category: _Events Date Posted: 10/19/2016

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2016 South Region Fitness Fest

2016 South Region Fitness Fest

Category: _Events Date Posted: 10/19/2016

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Boxing Showcase at Hamlin Park | Oct. 13, 2016

Boxing Showcase at Hamlin Park | Oct. 13, 2016

Category: Brooks Park,Hamlin Park,Loyola Park,Portage Park,_Sports, _Programs,_Events Date Posted: 10/17/2016

Hamlin Park hosted their annual Boxing Showcase. We had 10 bouts featuring our boxers from across the city. Check out the sweet photos we captured. The Chicago Park District boxing gyms are located at 20 parks across the city. View Gallery

Ribbon Cutting Event at Hadiya Pendleton Park

Ribbon Cutting Event at Hadiya Pendleton Park

Category: Hadiya Pendleton Park,_News,_Events Date Posted: 10/12/2016

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Clarendon Park 100 Year Celebration!

Clarendon Park 100 Year Celebration!

Category: Clarendon Park Community Center Date Posted: 10/04/2016

We had a great afternoon celebrating Clarendon Park's Centennial Celebration on October 1, 2016! View Gallery

Vendor Networking Event 2016

Vendor Networking Event 2016

Category: _Events Date Posted: 9/30/2016

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Senior Games 2016

Senior Games 2016

Category: Lincoln Park,Northerly Island Park,Welles Park,_Sports,_News, _Programs,_Events Date Posted: 9/27/2016

Check out our amazing Senior Game participants! They had the opportunity to compete in a variety of sporting events held at various parks throughout the city including Track and Field, Swimming, Bowling, Bocce, Golf, Horseshoes, and more. FUN! View Gallery

2016 Summer Day Camp

2016 Summer Day Camp

Category: Indian Boundary Park,Berger Park,Brands Park,Holstein Park,Jefferson Memorial Park,Paschen Park,Pottawattomie Park,Revere Park,River Park,Rutherford Sayre Park,Warren Park,Williams (Daniel Hale) Park,Wilson Community Center Park,Skinner Park,Lincoln Park Cultural Center, _Programs Date Posted: 9/15/2016

Summer day camp is underway! This year’s camp theme, Explore the Spirit of Chicago - My Neighborhood, Our City, offers unique ways for campers to investigate our neighborhoods and our city through play. We've captured some awesome moments from camps. View Gallery

Peace on the Beach at Humboldt Park

Peace on the Beach at Humboldt Park

Category: Humboldt Park,_Events,_Teens Date Posted: 9/02/2016

Peace on the Beach, a community festival for teenagers on the beach in Humboldt Park, was held Aug. 27, 2016. The event featured wellness activities, a peace walk, softball with 14th District CAPS officers and performances by young Chicago artists. View Gallery

Push Kart Derby 2016

Push Kart Derby 2016

Category: Maggie Daley Park,Garfield Park,Harrison Park,Piotrowski Park,Wicker Park,_Events,_Teens Date Posted: 8/29/2016

Teen X-Stream Leadership Campers from 29 different parks gathered in Garfield Park to race carts they built and share knowledge about environmental and social justice issues they researched. View Gallery

2016 Central Region Fitness Fun Fair

2016 Central Region Fitness Fun Fair

Category: Austin Town Hall Park,Douglas Park,Dvorak Park,Taylor-Lauridsen Playground Park Date Posted: 8/29/2016

Nearly 1,400 campers from throughout the Central region gathered at Douglas Park to enjoy sports and wellness activities at the 2016 Fitness Fun Fair. View Gallery

2016 Night Out in the Parks

2016 Night Out in the Parks

Category: Humboldt Park,Chopin Park,Loyola Park,McKinley Park,Ping Tom Memorial Park,River Park,Rutherford Sayre Park,Welles Park,Lincoln Park Cultural Center,_Events Date Posted: 8/29/2016

Summer season of Night Out in the Parks is underway! We have 1,000+ events in 77 community areas across the city. Check out the highlights. View Gallery

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