Chicago Park District Announces Free Fitness Demos and a Live Workout on May 5

Access to the Chicago Park District’s 70 fitness centers is available citywide

Chicago Park District April 2021 eNewsletter

We are gearing up for an exciting summer!

Jackson Park Improvement Update

UPDATE (4/27/21) 

One of Montrose Beach's Piping Plovers Returns for a Third Year

Piping Plovers spotted at Montrose Beach Dunes

Chicago Park District Continues to Limit Use of Pesticides in Parks

Dandelions Growing in Parks Signifies a Healthy Lawn

Chicago Park District Expands Montrose Dune Natural Area

Added land will make a greater impact on habitat; increases City’s natural area acreage count

Chicago Park District’s Lincoln Park Conservatory Opens to the Public with Spring Flower Show ‘Pretty in Pink’ on March 26

The Conservatory will start accepting reservations from the public on Saturday, March 13 

Chicago Park District Announces Program Registration for Spring Programming

View program offerings now; Online registration begins March 8 and 9   

Chicago Park District Receives $80,000 Grant to Develop Community Nutrition and Health Hubs in Parks and Recreation

The Chicago Park District, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has received an $80,000 grant to develo

Chicago Park District Announces Plans to Reopen Lakefront, Playgrounds and Aquatics Programming

Today, Chicago Park District General Superintendent & CEO Michael Kelly announced plans to reopen the city’s lakefront, playgrounds and indoor

City of Chicago Launches Public Engagement Phase of "Chicago Monuments and Public Art Project"

Chicagoans are invited to join a first-of-its kind conversation about monumental sculptures, artworks and commemorative plaques currently b

Chicago Park District’s Garfield Park Conservatory Accepting Reservations to Visit its Indoor Gardens Starting February 10 & 12

The Conservatory opens to the public on February 27 with new social distancing and safety prot

Chicago Park District Continues Emergency Shoreline Stabilization

Work currently underway at South Shore Cultural Center and Arthur Ashe Beach 

Chicag Park District Resumes In-Person Programming January 25

Spaces are still available; Register now

Chicago Park District Announces Free Drive-In Movie Series in Park Locations Citywide

Screenings run Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 11- 27

Chicago Park District July 2020 eNewsletter

Summer has officially arrived! Please continue to wear your mask and practice social distancing while visiting our parks & trails.

Chicago Park District Response to COVID-19 Cases in the Parks

Locations with program or facility interruptions as a result of COVID-19 cases are listed below.

Chicago Park District Partners with Illinois Farmers to Produce Hand Sanitizer to Combat COVID-19

Illinois soybean farmers support the effort with raw materials, packaging