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

Citywide Boxing Takes the Ring at Washington Park March 26 to March 28

Boxers ages 8-25 years old to engage in 70+ bouts throughout 3-day showcase during Spring Break, including a female-only showcase on March

Walk, Jog, Roll or Run: 'Go Runs Shuffle Through Chicago Parks Most Saturdays Through November 16

Free, timed 5K and 1-mile community runs commence the outdoor running season in the parks

Spring Program Online Registration Opens March 4 and 5

Most parks begin in-person registration on Saturday, March 9, with all other starting on Monday, March 11.     

Registration is Open for Girls Day of Play on February 9

Initiative welcoed over 2,000 girls in 2023 events

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. 

Lace-Up Your Skates and Enjoy a Favorite Winter Activity- Ice Skating in Six Chicago Parks

Pre-reserve your spot for skating now; Maggie Daley Park Ice Skating Ribbon is open and all neighborhood rinks open by November 24

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

Fall for Knockout Boxing Events Across the City this Autumn

Citywide boxing celebrates Coach Bill Heglin's 50th Year of Mentoring Athletes at Hamlin Park as Six Shows Remain in the Season

"Pickleball Mania" is Well Underway! Park District, Alderman Cut Ribbon on New Pickleball and Tennis Courts in Columbus Park in Austin Neighborhood

The Park District expects to have 200 pickleball courts in parks across the city by the end of 2025!  

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

Silver Skates Competition Hits the Ice at Chicago Park District Rinks

Free Speed Skating Competition for Children and Adults Hosted at Various Ice Rinks

The 2022-2023 Ice Skating Season Kicks Off at Chicago Park District Rinks

Maggie Daley Park Skating Ribbon Opens Today and Citywide Outdoor Rinks Open November 25

Chicago Park District August 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Chicago Onscreen Kicks Off August 26

Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Park District Join Ken Griffin, Chicago Fire Soccer Club and U.S. Soccer Foundation to Open New Soccer Mini-Pitch at Walnut Park

Walnut Park is one of 50 mini-pitches being built over the next five years in parks across Chicago to give local youth access to state-of-t

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 Continues to Break Records Ahead of Winter Registration

Classes Available for Viewing Now, Registration Kicks off December 4