CBS 2 Chicago: Chicago Park District hosting "Girls Day of Play"
Dozens of girls are participating in a "Day of Play" hosted by the Chicago Park District.
Chicago Sun-Times: Silver Skates competition kicks off, harking back to when skating ruled Chicago
Thousands of spectators used to cheer on skaters during the competition’s heyday in the 1920s and ’30s.
Fox 32 Chicago: Chicago plans to build new pickleball courts downtown
CHICAGO - The fastest growing sport in the United States is coming to downtown Chicago.
CBS 2 Chicago: Autistic boy's win in Park District's "Fastest Kid in the City" contest inspiring others
CHICAGO (CBS) -- The Chicago Park District has found the "fastest kids" in the city.
CBS News: Pickleball: All the rage in Chicago and well beyond
Erik Gleaves of the Chicago Park District talks about the popularity of pickleball with CBS 2’s Jim Williams – as Marie Saavedra, Producer Dan Krae
Chicago Sun-Times: ‘Pickleball Mania’: Chicago Park District announces plan to create 50 more pickleball courts
The city hopes to catch up to other cities around the country that have invested more in pickleball infrastructure.
FOX 32: Runners Can Do Free Timed 5K Races Every Weekend at Chicago Parks
CHICAGO - Runners, lace up your shoes – it's time for the Chicago Park District's ‘Go Run.'
Fox 32 Chicago: Chicago Park District gives veterans taste of the Winter Olympics
CHICAGO - Some disabled veterans are drawing inspiration from the Winter Olympics and getting a chance to try some of the games’ unusual, i
ABC 7 Chicago: Youth Boxing Program Teaches Life Skills, Showcases Thousands at Weekly Fights in Chicago
Thousands of kids from 22 gyms are taking the ring at weekly boxing showcases in Chicago, representing their neighborhoods from July to Dec
Cook County Chronicles: Valor Games in Chicago Hit Mark for Veterans
Anthony Dunbar wasn’t having any of it when his friend and fellow Army veteran Isaac Gilmore got the best of him early on in the archery co
Chicago Park District: Fall 2019 Newsletter
With over 1,000 offerings to play a variety of sports and more than 900 opportunities to engage in swim activities and lessons, the Chicago Park Di
NRPA Magazine: Thousands Took the ‘Get Fit’ Challenge on Family Health & Fitness Day
NRPA thanks everyone who participated in
Block Club Chicago: How A Park District Boxing Program Helped A Woman Facing Chronic Illness Bounce Back: ‘You Gotta Fight To Live’
The park district's boxing program has produced a number of Olympians — and it helped save Noelia Cruz's life.
WGN 9: Kids get a chance to play on Soldier Field for park district championship
Monday night football will never be the same for dozens of Chicago kids after they got the chance to step on to Soldier Field during the an
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
WGN Radio: Windy City Hoops: Keeping kids on the court and off the streets
On Friday and Saturday nights, times when the streets of Chicago can be a dangerous place for young people, over 500 teenagers from 11 neig
Fox 32: Park District Celebrates First-Ever "Girls Day of Play"
Fox 32 is live from Broadway Armory Park at this local celebration in recognition of the National Girls & Women in Sports Day.
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.
ABC 7 Chicago: Ground broken for new athletic facilities for Simeon HS in West Chatham Park
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and students from Simeon High School were on hand as ground was broken on new athletic facilities in West Chatham Park Monday mo
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
CBS Sports: LOOK: Kerry Wood, Cubs open state-of-the-art youth ballfield in Chicago
It's located about a mile west of Wrigley Field, and in part it will host public high school games in the city of Chicago.
ABC 7 Chicago: Kerry Wood Cubs Field Opens
Former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood is giving back to the community he used to call home.