Obama Foundation to Fund and Replace Jackson Park Turf Field

New artificial turf field will be built just south of the proposed Obama Presidential Center

Take a Perfect Spring Selfie at the Garfield Park Conservatory Spring Flower Showcase

Hashtag No Filter showcase runs through Sunday, May 13

Chicago Park District Hosts “Girls Day of Play” Celebration Citywide

Free, fun one-day series of activities for girls to be held across 24 locations on February 2, starting at 9 a.m. 

Chicago Park District Announces Community Meeting to Discuss Future Golf Course Plans As Part of South Lakefront Framework Plan

Public meeting to be held January 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at South Shore Cultural Center

Chicago Park District Announces Winter Programming at Theater on the Lake

Scheduled performances will take place on January 24, February 3, 9 and 26

Chicago Park District Gears Up For Winter

63 Park Fieldhouses Open As Warming Shelters 

Chicago Park District Announces 13th Annual Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island Park

The Chicago Park District today announced the dates for this winter’s free Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island Park.

Chicago Park District Continues to Break Records Ahead of Winter Registration

Classes Available for Viewing Now, Registration Kicks off December 4

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District Reopen Theater on the Lake as a Year-Round Production and Event Space

Venue will host theater and music performances as well as special events for up to 1,500 attendees

Mayor Emanuel Announces New Public Art in All 50 Wards as Part of the Year of Public Art

The 50x50 Neighborhood Arts Project represents a $1 million investment in artist-led community projects in Chicago

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce New Funding to Complete Lakefront Trail Separation Project

Learn more about the Kenneth Griffin donation to separate Lakefront Bike and Pedestrian Paths from Edgewater to South Shore along 18-m

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Completion of Chicago Plays! Program

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly today announced the completion of Mayor Emanuel's Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Park District Wins Gold at International Garden Show

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the Chicago Park District has won a Gold Medal in Dublin at Bloom 2016, Ireland’s largest gardening show.

Mayor Emanuel Announces New Leadership at Chicago Park District Board

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced he is appointing Jesse Ruiz to the Board of Commissioners of the Chicago Park District and recommending

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Soldier Field Projected to Generate $6.74 Million in Revenue for the Month of July, Setting New Record

This a new record for revenue generated by Soldier Field for the Park District in a one month period and it more than triples the old

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Analysis that Shows Parks are a Driver of Economic Growth

Parks shown to increase property values of nearby homes by $900 million, create more than a billion dollars per year in additional econom

Mayor Emanuel Joins Members of Arts Community on Tour Of Newly Installed Public Art Along Lakefront

Tours five sculptures along lakefront from 48th Street to Adler Planetarium.

Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Park District Receives 2014 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AA