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 and most areas & facilities east of Lake Shore Drive except for the Lakefront Trail, harbors, golf courses and many concessions. Beaches are closed for the season. 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.