Vacation Idea Magazine: Best Things to Do in Chicago, Illinois: Grant Park

Grant Park is Chicago’s front yard with 319 acres where some of Chicago’s most beloved landmarks are located such as Millennium Park, Shedd

TripExpert: Maggie Daley Park Winner of 2018 Experts' Choice Award

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District today announced Maggie Daley Park has received the TripExpert Experts' Choice Award for Attrac

Art Design Chicago: The Art of Flocking: Cultural Stewardship in the Parks

The Art of Flocking: Cultural Stewardship in the Parks is a celebration of Chicago’s community-based art practice. 

Lawndale News: Chicago Park District’s Young Cultural Stewards Program Receives Grant

The Chicago Park District announced that its Young Cultural Stewards (YCS) program will receive a grant from the Crossroads Fund’s Youth Fu

Curbed Chicago: Work to begin on Bronzeville’s shimmering Williams Park fieldhouse

A new Chicago Park District fieldhouse is ready to break ground in Bronzeville’s Williams Park. 

ABC 7 News: Chicago 13-year-old makes U.S. women's wheelchair basketball team

An 8th grader is making Chicago Proud, becoming the youngest member of the 2018 U.S.

Today.com: 'She has the skills': Teen earns spot on U.S. women's wheelchair basketball team

During a championship wheelchair basketball game, the Chicago Skyhawks youth adaptive team was beating the competition by a massive lead.

WGN 9 News: Chicago teen vying for spot on U.S. women’s wheelchair basketball team

On an old court at Chicago Park District's Mann Park, a fresh face is breathing new life into the game of basketball.

Chicago Sun-Times: Part of lakefront trail re-opens with separate bike/pedestrian lanes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Sunday officially re-opened a section of lakefront path between North and Fullerton avenues that had been closed since May as

DNAinfo Chicago: Move Over 606, City Officials Break Ground On 312 RiverRun Trail

On Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the 312 RiverRun: three parks, connected by a single path that stretches for nearly 2 miles on the Chica

6 Chicago Parks Families and Active Travelers Should Visit

Join locals playing year-round in their city parks.

228,000 Healthier Youth Through Local Parks and Rec

2017 marks the third anniversary of Commit to Health — NRPA's initiative aimed at implementing healthy eating and physical activity standar

DNAinfo Chicago: 'Adult Playground' Makes Chicago Debut In Burnham Park

Thanks to a generous donation by The Coca-Cola Company, residents of Chicago can now visit Burnham Park and enjoy a new fitness station tha

Choose Chicago: Explore the 606

Rising nearly 18 feet above street level, The 606 (which takes its name from the common numerals for all Chicago ZIP codes) officially opened in Ju

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District and Alderman Mitchell Celebrate 225th Chicago Plays! Playground at Rainbow Beach Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael P.

DNAinfo Chicago: Kerry Wood Cubs Field Opens, CPS Ball Players Now Have 'Field of Dreams'

It's been more than 20 years since former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood played high school baseball but he can still remember the first time he stepped o

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Discovery of Original Paintings From 1893 World Fair

Three Japanese sliding door paintings were originally displayed in the Phoenix Pavilion

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Expansion of Free Wi-Fi at Chicago Beaches

Beaches at 31st Street, 57th Street now offer free Wi-Fi; Seven beaches along Lake Michigan now offer free wireless service to beachgoers

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Celebrate New Playgrounds in Avalon as Part of Chicago Plays! Playground Renovation Program

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District Superintendent and CEO Michael P.

DNAinfo Chicago: Park Renamed for Hadiya Pendleton

Park renamed for Hadiya Pendleton formerly known as Buckthorn Park Read the entire article here:

Mayor Emanuel, City Officials Celebrate Opening Of La Villita Park In Little Village

Skate park, playground, soccer fields, basketball courts and turf fields now open to the public

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Celebrate Opening of Maggie Daley Park

Skating ribbon, play garden, climbing features are now open to the public

Big Marsh Eco-Park Video

Learn about the plan for the new Big Marsh Eco-Park coming to 11601 S. Stony Island Ave, on the city’s southeast side.

Chicago Beaches Named One of the Six Best Beaches in American by GQ Magazine

There's plenty of beautiful shoreline across this country, but only a few beaches go above and beyond in blending surf and sand.