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

Block Club Chicago: Norwood Park’s New Blackhawks-Funded Hockey Rink Will Let Players Skate Year-Round

The rink's construction was paid for by the Chicago Blackhawks and NHL in order to increase the accessibility of the sport to children in C

Patch: Gill Park Playlot Opens In Lake View

The new play area includes four slides, six swings, a play house and many other features.

WBBM NewsRadio: Chicago Park District Announces Lineup For 3rd Annual ‘Campfire Horrors’ Movie Series

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The Chicago Park District announced Tuesday movie lineup for the third annual ‘Campfire Horrors’ outdoor Hallow

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

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.

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

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.

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?

Neighborhood.com: Chicago’s Neighborhood Parks are in the top 10 in the country

Chicago has a reputation for embracing greenspace and rightfully so.

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

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!

ABC 7 News: Buckingham Fountain pumps up for summer

Chicago's iconic Buckingham Fountain is gearing up for summer, with a test of its jets today.

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

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: