Chicago Park District, C3 Presents Join Community Stakeholders to Celebrate the Completion of the New Pickleball and Tennis Court Complex in Grant Park

Project brings 16 pickleball and 6 tennis courts to Chicago’s Front Yard; expands opportunities for residents to enjoy the nation’s fastest

Chicago Park District Kicks Off Fall Indoor Swimming on September 5

Beaches and some neighborhood outdoor pools remain open through Labor Day, September 4

Chicago Park District’s Financial Assistance Fund Gets $20,000 Boost from CVS Health Grant to Help 285 Kids Attend After-School Programs

CVS Health surprised Park Kids after-school program at Ellis Park in the Douglas community with a backpack giveaway during check presentati

After Successfully Opening All Pools Citywide During Chicago's Hottest Months. Chicago Park District Keeps All Beaches & Outdoor Pools Open As Young Workforce Heads Back to School

Chicago’s residents will continue to have access to all 50 outdoor pools and 22 beaches as Park District prepares for annual staggered clos

New Installation at Lincoln Park Conservatory: Earth, Water, Fire, Wind & Space, 2023

The Lincoln Park Conservatory, located at 2391 N.

Three Great Lakes Piping Plovers Released at Montrose Beach to Help Boost the Bird Population in the Region & Reduce Extinction Risk

Four additional birds were also released at Illinois Beach State Park in Lake County

Registration for Chicago Park District's 8th Annual Teens in the Park (T.I.P.) Fest Auditions is Open

Artists ages 14-24 can audition at two locations this summer; Finalists perform at T.I.P. Fest in  Union Park

Fairy Garden Exhibit Opens July 5 at Garfield Park Conservatory

The Garfield Park Conservatory, located at 300 N.

2023 Beach Season Kicks Off May 26 at Chicago's 22 Beaches

Enhanced beach safeguards, water safety & lifeguard trainings

Chicago Park District Welcomes 11th Season of ‘Night Out in the Parks'

100 artists and cultural organizations team up with the Park District to feature over 2,000 hours of safe, high quality, cultural programmi

Chicago Park District’s Financial Assistance Fund Receives a Jump Start with $100K Donation from Board Commissioner Donald J. Edwards and his wife, Anne M. Edwards

Park District financial assistance is available year-round and citywide to families that may need economic support to access affordable par

Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago Park District Cut Ribbon on New Headquarters, Community Fieldhouse, and Park Coming Soon to the Brighton Park Neighborhood

State-of-the-art multi-purpose, mixed-use building and park provide model for sustained economic revitalization, enhanced opportunities for communi

Chicago Park District Offers Lifeguards a $600 Summer Bonus and a Boatload of Incentives to Open Beaches and Pools This Summer

“Your Perfect Summer Job” offers summer guards a path to year-round employment, free American Red Cross Certification and essential life-sa

"Summertime in the Parks" is on the Horizon as Programs are posted Online for Viewing

Registration for Summer Activities Begins May 1 & 2 at 9 a.m.  

Chicago Park District Provides Health & Wellness Awareness During Chicago Moves Day at Union Park on May 3

Free access to Chicago Park District’s 70 fitness centers will be available May 1-6

Chicago Park District Announces New Lifeguard Training Academy to Strengthen Lifeguard Workforce Pipelines

New initiative to streamline application process, build swim capacity of future lifeguard candidates, and further support “Your Perfect Sum

We're on Cherry Blossom Watch! Chicago Park District's Cherry Blossoms at Jackson Park Enter the Initial Stages of the Blooming Process

More than 190 pink and white cherry trees are starting to bloom and are expected to reach peak in the next two weeks, weather permitting

"Nurture Nature" with Spring Clean-up Events and the City Nature Challenge in Celebration of Earth Month

Earth Day park clean-ups and a global biodiversity challenge blossom with patron participation throughout April.

Chicago Park District Honors Teen Future Leaders and Names Finalists at 70th Annual Junior Citizens Awards

This year, 24 finalists included in an elite class and long-standing legacy of celebrating Chicago youth

Chicago Park District Releases Request for Proposals for a New Comprehensive Strategic Plan to Move the District Into the Future

Plan development will include community engagement; Proposals due April 28th

Chicago Park District Launches “Your Perfect Summer Job” Recruitment Campaign

Chicago Park District Launches “Your Perfect Summer Job” Recruitment Campaign

Mayor Lightfoot and Superintendent Rosa Escareño Announce Short Term Installation of Popper's Heartwood on the Museum Campus

Installation increases public access to a popular art piece from The Morton Arboretum and is a step toward greater activation ambitions