Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Department of Transportation, and Chicago Park District Cut Ribbon at Reconstructed Irving Park Road Bridge

New under bridge trail completes the 312 RiverRun, a new recreational amenity that links three parks along the North Branch of Chicago Rive

Chicago Park District, Ald. Pat Dowell, DePaul University & Local Community Break Ground on Margaret Hie Ding Lin Park Renovation Project

Park improvements include resurfacing of basketball court and a new half court facility

Chicago Park District Announces Start of Online Registration for Fall Programs

Online registration begins August 16 and August 17 

Pension Legislation Update

As was previously mentioned by Superintendent and CEO Kelly, leading up to and over the Memorial Day Holiday the General Assembly passed House Bill

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Park District, And After School Matters Cut Ribbon On New Indoor Track And Field And Teen-Centric Space At Gately Park

Gately Fieldhouse will be the final site of the Mayor’s ChiFastest Race to Gately on July 10.   

Registration is Open for 2021 Valor Games Midwest

Eligible participants must apply by July 16

Chicago Park District Announced as Finalist for the 2021 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation Management

Chicago Park District to compete for prestigious honor in the park and recreation industry

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

Illinois soybean farmers support the effort with raw materials, packaging  

Chicago Park District Opens Online Registration for Winter Programs on December 2

Classes Available for Viewing Now; Slots still available for Winter Break Camps

Chicago Park District Set to Break Ground on New South Shore Beach House

Construction scheduled for completion in time for 2020 beach season   

Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago Park District Announce Agreement with SEIU Local 73

CHICAGO - Today Mayor Lori E Lightfoot and Chicago Park District, General Superintendent and CEO Michael Kelly announced that the District has reac

General Superintendent and CEO of the Chicago Park District, Michael P. Kelly, Named Chair-Elect of NRPA

Kelly will begin his two-year term as NRPA chair in September 2020

Chicago Park District Recognized As Distinguished Park and Recreation Accredited Agency

This is the second, successive accreditation in six years  

NRPA Magazine: Connecting the Generations

Walk into Lincoln Park Cultural Center in Chicago, and it will initially feel like any other field house, not only in Chicago, but around t

Chicago Park District October 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Pumpkin Patches, Harvest Fests & Campfire Movies in the Parks! For a list of events at a park near you.

Mayor Emanuel, Andrea and James Gordon and the Chicago Park District Announce Plans to Expand Citywide Theater and Cultural Programming

Generous donation from James and Andrea Gordon will support theater in communities across Chicago with Theater on the Lake as the Hub

Lakefront Trail Separation Project Continues From Roosevelt to 31st Street

Separate trails for bikes and pedestrians along the entire trail to be complete by year-end 2018

Chicago Park District September 2018 Monthly Newsletter

A spooky good time looms near! Join us for Halloween in the Parks! For a list of events at a park near you.