Chicago Park District Partners With U of I Extension and UIC to Offer Nutrition Education to Park District Campers

The Chicago Park District is partnering with the University of Illinois Extension and the University of Illinois at Chicago to offer nutrition educ

There's a New Kid in Town! New Montrose Beach Dunes Great Lakes Piping Plover Couple, Imani & Searocket, Welcome First Chick

Four eggs in total are expected to hatch soon after a month-long incubation period; New brood to help boost the regional bird population an

Chicago Park District Breaks Ground on a New Fieldhouse at Jackie Robinson Park; Project Marks Pivotal Investment in Washington Heights Community

On Saturday, June 29th at 10 a.m., the Chicago Park District broke ground on a new fieldhouse in Jackie Robinson Park, 10540 S. Morgan.

Chicago Park District Rehabilitates, Cuts the Ribbon on the Iowa Building in Jackson Park

Historic city building repurposed as a picnic shelter for the Hyde Park community

The Chicago Park District, Alderman Ray Lopez, the Chicago Fire Foundation, the Kellyn Acosta Foundation Gather June 26 to Cut Ribbon at Gage Park Turf Soccer Field

Chicago Park District General Superintendent & CEO Rosa Escareno will join 15th Ward Alderman Ray Lopez, Chicago Fire FC President of Business

It's Going to Be a Hot One This Summer! Just in Time For the Official Start of Summer, All Chicago Park District Pools Will Open 6-Days a Week

HUMBOLDT PARK BEACH, INDOOR AND OUTDOOR POOLS, AND WATER PLAYGROUNDS OPEN FOR THE SEASON ON JUNE 17, ONE WEEK EARLIER THAN IN 2023

Chicago Park District Announces First-ever Gender Inclusive Policies, Practices, and Other Improvements to Support Members of the LGBTQIA+ Community and to Create a More Inclusive Park System

District launches new Gender Diversity Policy, DEI priorities, updates and strengthens employee trainings, hosts inclusive events, and make

Humboldt Park Beach Reopens After a 4-Year Hiatus on June 17

CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT FULLY STAFFS HUMBOLDT PARK BEACH AND ALLOCATES RESOURCES TO REACTIVATE THE INLAND BEACH AND OFFER MORE COMMUNITY SWIM

A Great Lakes Piping Plover Nest & Egg Have Been Spotted at Montrose Beach Dunes!

Chicago, IL. – The Chicago Park District, with our partners the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S.

Sueños Music Festival Kicked Off a Vibrant Summer Season of Special Events in the Parks

Park District special events support Chicago’s economy and generates $21 million in permit revenue invested back to maintain park programs

Chicago's 2024 Beach Season Starts May 24

New Lifeguard Explorers Training Program yields positive results

Chicago Park District’s Switch On Summer Event at Buckingham Fountain Kicks Off 12th Season of ‘Night Out in the Parks'

101 artists and cultural organizations team up with the Park District to feature over 1,200 hours of safe, high quality, cultural programmi

Chicago Park District Reaches Tentative Five-Year Agreement with SEIU Local 73 Allocating $28 Million in Wage Increases and Improved Benefits Package For Its Workers

The tentative agreement includes an unprecedented package of wages increases, bonuses and benefits prioritize employee well-being, workforc

Chicago Park District Introduces Three Pillars of Health to Support Launch of "May in Motion" Initiative and the Creation of a New Health Advisory Council

Wellness Wednesdays pop-ups, 'Go Runs, Free Fitness Week get Chicagoans into parks for free wellness activities starting in May. 

Love is in the Air, Literally! Bald Eagles Spotted Courting in Big Marsh Park

The entire aviary community is aflutter with the coming of Spring!

It’s Not Too Early to Secure Your Perfect Summer Job! Chicago Park District Opens Summer Job Applications and Encourages Interested Candidates to Secure a Summer Job Now

There are more than 2,500 summer employment opportunities with unique and exciting careers at the Chicago Park District in 2024. 

Chicago Park District Board Approves the Intergovernmental Transfer of Resources for Park Investment; Authorizes Contracts for Security and Landscape Services

Park District and Board honored recent retirees for the years of service to the parks and citizens of Chicago

Designs for Jackie Robinson Park Fieldhouse to be Presented to Community During Upcoming Virtual Meeting on January 17 at 6 pm

New fieldhouse will offer much-needed spaces to meet growing demand for indoor programming in the Washington Heights Community

Chicago Park District Hosts Town Halls Inviting Residents to “Picture Your Parks” and Provide Ideas and Input for a New Strategic Plan

Residents can also share ideas through a community survey, open through January 31 

Chicago Park District’s 2024 Budget Recommendations Invest in Community to Bolster Equity & Accessibility

Highlights include the launch of a robust strategic planning process, support for families, increased investment in youth opportunities, an

Winnemac Park Baseball Field Renovation Project to Improve Access to Field Play & Include Stormwater Drainage

Project slated to begin in early 2024 includes new field amenities and stormwater drainage improvements

Chicago Park District Announces Plans for New Fieldhouse in Cragin Park

NEW FIELDHOUSE WILL OFFER MUCH-NEEDED PARK SPACES TO MEET GROWING DEMAND FOR INDOOR PROGRAMMING IN THE BELMONT-CRAGIN COMMUNITY