Chicago Park District Receives $80,000 Grant to Develop Community Nutrition and Health Hubs in Parks and Recreation

The Chicago Park District, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has received an $80,000 grant to develo

Chicago Park District Announces Plans to Reopen Lakefront, Playgrounds and Aquatics Programming

Today, Chicago Park District General Superintendent & CEO Michael Kelly announced plans to reopen the city’s lakefront, playgrounds and indoor

City of Chicago Launches Public Engagement Phase of "Chicago Monuments and Public Art Project"

Chicagoans are invited to join a first-of-its kind conversation about monumental sculptures, artworks and commemorative plaques currently b

Chicago Park District’s Garfield Park Conservatory Accepting Reservations to Visit its Indoor Gardens Starting February 10 & 12

The Conservatory opens to the public on February 27 with new social distancing and safety prot

Chicago Park District Continues Emergency Shoreline Stabilization

Work currently underway at South Shore Cultural Center and Arthur Ashe Beach 

Chicag Park District Resumes In-Person Programming January 25

Spaces are still available; Register now

City of Chicago Announces Annual Holiday Tree Recycling Program

Trees recycled into free mulch for residents

Chicago Park District Suspends In-Person Winter Programming

Programs will resume once state public health guidance allows 

Chicago Park District Launches New Esports Program with Teen Tournament on December 22 at 12 p.m.

Registration is open for the first-ever Chicago Park District Esports tournament

Chicago Park District Announces Free Drive-In Movie Series in Park Locations Citywide

Screenings run Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 11- 27

Chicago Park District July 2020 eNewsletter

Summer has officially arrived! Please continue to wear your mask and practice social distancing while visiting our parks & trails.

Chicago Park District Response to COVID-19 Cases in the Parks

Locations with program or facility interruptions as a result of COVID-19 cases are listed below.

Chicago Park District Partners with Illinois Farmers to Produce Hand Sanitizer to Combat COVID-19

Illinois soybean farmers support the effort with raw materials, packaging  

Chicago Conservatories OPEN Spring Flower Shows Valentine’s Day

Chicago Conservatories OPEN Spring Flower Shows Valentine’s Day Showcase runs through Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10

Chicago Park District Hosts Three Teen Fairs at City Colleges, Starting Jan. 31

The Chicago Park District invites teens from across Chicago to attend its 5th annual Teen Opportunity Fair series.

Chicago Park District Opens Online Registration for Winter Programs on December 2

Classes Available for Viewing Now; Slots still available for Winter Break Camps

Chicago Park District Set to Break Ground on New South Shore Beach House

Construction scheduled for completion in time for 2020 beach season   

Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago Park District Announce Agreement with SEIU Local 73

CHICAGO - Today Mayor Lori E Lightfoot and Chicago Park District, General Superintendent and CEO Michael Kelly announced that the District has reac