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
Chicago Tribune: 30 years after Chicago police Officer Irma Ruiz was killed in a school shooting, her partner, husband and children have done everything but get over her
The former Moses Montefiore School sits at 13th Street and Ashland Avenue on the Near West Side.
Patch: Gill Park Playlot Opens In Lake View
The new play area includes four slides, six swings, a play house and many other features.
Chicago Tribune: Park District move to Southwest Side is 'what we’ve been fighting for,' Brighton Park community leader says
The Chicago Park District is moving its headquarters from Streeterville to the Southwest Side as part of a $50 million project that include
Block Club Chicago: Park District Headquarters’ Move To Brighton Park Means New Fields, A Spray Pool And More
The Chicago Park District is looking to move from Streeterville to 4800 South Western Ave.
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
Chicago Sun-Times: Nike teams up with Chicago Park District for new shirt designs
For the last couple of years, South Side natives’ Joshua Cook and Darius Davis have spent their summers home from college working as recrea
Block Club Chicago: The End of Chicago’s Only ‘Waterfall’ Marks A New Beginning For Life On The River
Don't go chasing waterfalls — Chicago doesn't have one anymore. The 100-year-old four-foot dam is being torn down.
WGN 9: When public pianos come to Chicago parks, music fills the air
A few years ago, the City of Chicago decided to plop a handful of pianos down in the middle of city parks to promote music in neighborhoods
Chicago-Women Magazine: 8 Picnic spots in Chicago
With the summer getting closer, explore the top spots in Chicago for a scenic picnic.
Neighborhood.com: Chicago’s Neighborhood Parks are in the top 10 in the country
Chicago has a reputation for embracing greenspace and rightfully so.
Curbed Chicago: 11 outdoor swimming pools for summer in Chicago
While the lakefront and beaches definitely steal the spotlight, the city’s public pools are just as enjoyable—especially if you’re not part
Lincoln Park Zoo: Nature in the Neighborhoods
When you visit your neighborhood park do you pay attention to its wildlife?
WCIU 'The Jam': Summer Pool Safety
Pool season is here and with recent tragedies, we want to make sure you know how to keep your kids safe.
Good Day Chicago: 'Night Out in the Parks' offers free family activities all summer
Fox 32's Good Day Chicago morning show invited the Park District to chat about the 1,200+ Nigh
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
Chicago Sun-Times: Movies in the Parks 2018: Here’s what’s playing near you this summer
Grab the popcorn and a blanket.
ChicagoNow: I think I saw God in the Chicago Park District this past Saturday
This past Saturday was the classically beautiful Chicago spring day that comes with a mandate: go outside and play!
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.
Curbed Chicago: Which Chicago park should get a $20,000 grant?
Vote on three projects for NRPA’s Meet Me at the Park campaign Read the full story here:
ABC 7 Chicago: Meet Me at the Park
The Chicago park project that receives the most nominations will receive a $20,000 grant for improvements.
WCIU The Jam: Getting Prepared for the Great Chicago Egg Hunt
The Chicago Park District and Medieval Times are hitching their horses together for an Easter egg hunt.
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
TimeOut Magazine: Run a free 5K race in Humboldt, Washington or Warren Park this summer
It's almost time to leave your treadmill behind and hit the pavement in Chicago, as weather fit for outdoor running finally arrives.