NBC 5 Chicago: 2022 Chicago Park District Summer Camp: Registration, Search for Camps and More

It may still be chilly outside, but summer is right around the corner, and so is the 2022 Chicago Park District Summer Camp Season.

WBEZ Chicago: A $7.3 million effort to restore Lincoln Park’s North Pond is underway

The pond has slowly been filling with sediment since it was constructed in the 1880s. Read the full story at: 

Telemundo Chicago: Cherry Blossoms: qué representa la flor de cerezo y dónde puedes verlas en Chicago

Ya no hay que viajar a Japón para apreciar esta maravilla de la naturaleza.  View the full story at: 

WTTW Chicago: Cherry Trees Reaching Peak Bloom in Jackson Park

The cherry tree blossoms in Jackson Park are quickly becoming a beloved springtime tradition in Chicago and they’re about to hit their peak

Chicago Tribune: Jackson Park’s brief cherry blossom season in full swing; the blooms could last for 2 weeks or 2 days

The largest single group of cherry trees in Chicago is at the cusp of full bloom, with peak viewing expected to start within days.

Block Club Chicago: Neighbors Fundraising To Create Hummingbird Garden Next To Washington Park’s Lagoon

A hummingbird habitat at the southeast corner of the Washington Park lagoon would be the Park District's first: "It's like a bed and breakfast as t

Univision Chicago: Chicago lanza campaña para invitar a las personas a formarse como salvavidas

Se trata de la iniciativa 'Yo soy un salvavidas de Chicago', que lanzó recientemente el distrito de parques de la ciudad.

WGN TV: Campaign hopes to bring new attention to Chicago lifeguards following scandal

CHICAGO — With summer activities just a few months away, the Chicago Park District is hoping a new campaign will help rebuild any trust los

Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Citywide Vision for Connected Network of Trails and Corridors

Mayor’s vision highlights network of trails that will connect to transit, housing, and parks citywide, creating new outdoor assets and cata

The Nature Conservancy: Six Black Leaders Making a Difference for People and Nature in Chicago

Meet six Black Chicagoans working to build greener, healthier and more connected communities.

TimeOut Magazine: The 25 most beautiful Chicago parks

Find a place to get away from the urban hustle and bustle with our guide to the most indispensable Chicago parks.

Chicago Sun-Times: New Park District chief pledges to put in place a ‘culture of respect’ following lifeguard abuse scandal

“We’re not just giving you lip service here,” Chicago Park District CEO Rosa Escareno said of changes being made at the Chicago Park Distri

ABC 7 Chicago: Chicago Park District holds annual Teen Opportunity Fair

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Teens have been getting a chance to explore different careers. Watch the coverage at: 

WBEZ Reset: Azaleas (and knock-knock jokes) abound at the Garfield Park Conservatory’s spring flower show

The knock-knock joke-themed spring show runs through May 8.

Chicago Park District February/March 2022 eNewsletter

Our spring session is around the corner and registration starts next week!

Urbanize Chicago: City Council approves funding for Clarendon Park Community Center

The building at 4501 N. Clarendon will receive extensive renovations

WBBM NewsRadio: Park district flower show blooms as spring comes a-knocking

 If you’re ready for a glimpse of springtime, take heart.

Block Club Chicago: Loyola Park’s Black History Month Party Sunday Will Feature Talks From Black Rogers Park Entrepreneurs

The Black History Month event will also feature a remembrance of the Pollards, Rogers Park's first Black residents.

Fast Company: Chicago’s Big Marsh Park, a birder’s paradise, has a new building designed to prevent bird collisions

Up to a billion birds are killed each year by flying into buildings.

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

WTTW Chicago: Chicago’s Outdoor Ice Rinks Now Open, but Pre-Registration Required to Skate

Time to dig out the skates as the Chicago Park District’s outdoor ice rinks open for the season Friday.

Chicago Tribune: Home Bodies: Family workouts with the Chicago Park District

It wasn’t hard for Meghan O’Boyle, the Chicago Park District’s wellness manager, to find a silver lining to the challenges of going virtual

Block Club Chicago: New Park District Headquarters In Brighton Park Approved By City Council

Park District officials said they hope to start construction on the massive facility sometime this winter.