Annually, more than 350,000 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 and abilities, in neighborhood parks throughout the city.


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Fall Programs

View fall programs beginning Monday, August 1.
Online registration for parks located west of California Ave. begins on Monday, August 15.
Online registration for parks located east of California Ave. begins on Tuesday, August 16.
In-person registration begins on Saturday, August 20 for most parks.  Some parks begin in-person registration on Monday, August 22.
Most programs run the week of September 19 through the week of November 21.
Note: McFetridge Spors Center & Morgan Park Sports Center follow different dates from those listed above.  View McFetrdige & Morgan Park registration dates.
NEW THIS FALL- Gymnastsics Center Programs Offered in Two Different Sessions
Starting with fall 2016, programs offered at the nine Chicago Park District gymnastics centers will be offered in two different sessions during the season, with two different sets of registration days. Registration for fall session I follows the standard fall registration dates listed above.  View fall session II registration dates and program dates.


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.

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.