Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago Park District Cut Ribbon on New Headquarters, Community Fieldhouse, and Park Coming Soon to the Brighton Park Neighborhood

State-of-the-art multi-purpose, mixed-use building and park provide model for sustained economic revitalization, enhanced opportunities for communi

Chicago Park District Offers Lifeguards a $600 Summer Bonus and a Boatload of Incentives to Open Beaches and Pools This Summer

“Your Perfect Summer Job” offers summer guards a path to year-round employment, free American Red Cross Certification and essential life-sa

"Summertime in the Parks" is on the Horizon as Programs are posted Online for Viewing

Registration for Summer Activities Begins May 1 & 2 at 9 a.m.  

Chicago Park District Provides Health & Wellness Awareness During Chicago Moves Day at Union Park on May 3

Free access to Chicago Park District’s 70 fitness centers will be available May 1-6

Chicago Park District Announces New Lifeguard Training Academy to Strengthen Lifeguard Workforce Pipelines

New initiative to streamline application process, build swim capacity of future lifeguard candidates, and further support “Your Perfect Sum

We're on Cherry Blossom Watch! Chicago Park District's Cherry Blossoms at Jackson Park Enter the Initial Stages of the Blooming Process

More than 190 pink and white cherry trees are starting to bloom and are expected to reach peak in the next two weeks, weather permitting

"Nurture Nature" with Spring Clean-up Events and the City Nature Challenge in Celebration of Earth Month

Earth Day park clean-ups and a global biodiversity challenge blossom with patron participation throughout April.

Chicago Park District Honors Teen Future Leaders and Names Finalists at 70th Annual Junior Citizens Awards

This year, 24 finalists included in an elite class and long-standing legacy of celebrating Chicago youth

Chicago Park District Releases Request for Proposals for a New Comprehensive Strategic Plan to Move the District Into the Future

Plan development will include community engagement; Proposals due April 28th

Chicago Park District Launches “Your Perfect Summer Job” Recruitment Campaign

Chicago Park District Launches “Your Perfect Summer Job” Recruitment Campaign

Mayor Lightfoot and Superintendent Rosa Escareño Announce Short Term Installation of Popper's Heartwood on the Museum Campus

Installation increases public access to a popular art piece from The Morton Arboretum and is a step toward greater activation ambitions

Start Saturdays Strong with 'Go Runs, Timed Community Races in Beloved Parks

Amateur and avid runners of all ages are encouraged to participate in timed 5K and 1-mile runs

Chicago Park District Hosts Teen Job Fairs on February 25, March 18 and March 25

Apply now or at fairs for Chicago Park District summer job opportunities

2023 Black History Month Celebrations at the Chicago Park District

Join the Chicago Park District in celebrating Black History Month!

Chicago Park District's "Girls Day of Play" Initiative Empowers Girls Through A Variety of Opportunities to Be Active

Register today for a fun day of activities for girls on CPS’ day of non-attendance

Dance, Crafts & Arts Fill Residents' Hearts at Various Parks This Valentine's Day

Families are invited to share the love and creativity with online and in-person events. 

Registration for 2nd Annual Windy City Winter Sports Clinic for Veterans Closes Monday, January 30

Adaptive sports training program happening at McKinley Park on February 15

Chicago Park District Board Approves Contracts to Renovate Neighborhood Cultural Centers and Upgrade Park Infrastructure for Improved Connectivity; Honors Recent Retirees

Park District and Board honored 85 recent retirees for the years of service to the parks and citizens of Chicago.

Chicago Park District Honors Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Parks

Amundsen and Ellis Parks will host family fun in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Huskies & Hot Cocoa Headline Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island

Chicagoans and tourists are invited to explore Northerly Island, located at 1521 S.

Silver Skates Competition Hits the Ice at Chicago Park District Rinks

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