This Friday, the Special Olympics will join the Chicago Park District at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Eternal Flame of Hope, a permanent, 30-foot monument celebrating the 50th Special Olympics.
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The following remain closed: all playgrounds, all pools, some spray features, beaches and all other areas & facilities east of Lake Shore Drive except for the Lakefront Trail, harbors and golf courses. 100+ spray features are open now. Water fountains remain off. The Lakefront Trail and The 606 are open, users must keep it moving. Most fieldhouses are open 9 am – 5 pm weekdays for washrooms and shelter only. GO HERE to learn more.