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.     

Midway Plaisance and Jackson Parks Construction Updates to be Provided at Virtual Community Meeting on March 6

The public is invited to learn about upcoming park enhacements

Teen Opportunity Fairs Give Youth a Glimpse at Chicago Park District Job Offerings for 2024

Learn, apply, and interview for Your Perfect Summer Job on site at any of the three teen job fairs

Chicago Park District Presents Cornell Square Park Improvements at Community Meeting on February 29

The historically preserved fieldhouse, built in 1905, will receive enhacements focused on restoring the park as a vital resource for the co

Last Polar Adventure Day of Takes Place at Big Marsh Park on February 17

Hot cocoa, huskies, and bird hikes through the Natural Area

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!

Spring Flower Shows Blossom Starting Valentine's Day at the Lincoln & Garfield Park Conservatories

“SWEET GNOME CHICAGO” & “WHAT’S IN A NAME” COMBINE WHIM AND WONDER ON CHICAGO’S LAKEFRONT AND WEST SIDE

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. 

Chicago Park District to Present Proposed Design Alternatives for Washington Park Framework Plan at Community Meeting on February 3

A FINAL PLAN WILL BE DEVELOPED BASED ON COMMUNITY FEEDBACK FROM THIS MEETING  

Love is Everywhere in the Parks this Valentine's Day

Families are invited to enjoy dances, crafts, cooking classes and more

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

Polar Adventure Days Sled into Big Marsh Park

Everyone is invited to admire winter's natural beauty on January 20 and February 17 at a new location 

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 Extreme Weather Facility & Programming Update

In response to the extreme windchill warning in effect across the Chicago area through Wednesday, January 17 at 9 a.m., the Chicago Park District h

Chicago Park District Extreme Weather Update

In response to the extreme windchill warning in effect across the Chicago area through Wednesday, January 17 at 9 a.m., and continuously dropping t

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 

Honor the Life & Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Unique Events & Works of Public Art

Four monuments and two exciting events unite neighbors in the parks

Restoration Project Begins at Kiwanis Park

PLANNED IMPROVEMENTS TO SHORELINE STABILIZATION AND RIVER ACCESS

Winter Break Camps to Keep Kids Active While They Are Out of School

Most camps run from December 26, 2023 through January 5, 2024.