Annually, more than 300,000 people participate in thousands of sports, recreational, cultural and environmental programs offered by the Chicago Park District. Program opportunities are available for people of all ages, in neighborhood parks throughout the city.
Online registration for Spring programs begins:
Monday, February 24 at 9 am for parks located WEST of California Ave., and
Tuesday, February 25 at 9 am for park located EAST of California Ave.
In-person registration begins Saturday, March 1 or Monday, March 3, depending upon the park.
Check online and in-person registration dates for a particular park.
View the registration check list, which includes the steps to update your account information as needed.
Register for Spring Programs Now
Registration for day camp and summer programs is just around the corner.
Online registration begins Monday, April 7 for parks located West of California Ave., and Tuesday, April 8 for parks located East of California Ave. In-person registration begins Saturday, April 12 or Monday, April 14, depending upon the park. Program dates vary, but the traditional six-week camp runs June 23 - August 1.
Learn more about a summer of fun in the parks.
Winter programs are in full swing. Classes run Jan. 6 - March 17.
Learn to Swim Coupon Code
Beginning with the winter 2014 season (Jan - March 2014 classes), the first session (10 weeks) of Learn to Swim classes for ages 6-17 is free, when using coupon code “FirstFree”. Once the coupon code is used, fees will apply for Learn to Swim classes in subsequent sessions, or an additional class in the same session. Learn more.
Registration Process - First time registering with us? Take a minute to review the registration process prior to registration day.
In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Chicago Park District does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or admission/access to programs and activities.