CBS 2 Chicago: Hoops In The Hood Tournament Brings Neighborhoods Together To Promote Peace
Hundreds of Chicago teens will be playing basketball in Grant Park on Thursday, at an event to promote peace, urge people to reclaim their
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
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.
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The Chicago Park District oversees the Garfield Park and Lincoln Park conservatories, two tropical paradises within the city that house tho
Park District Receives "Exceptional Workplace" Award from Illinois Parks and Recreation Association
Organization Lauded for Commitment to Overall Health of Employees