Chicago Beaches Close For Swimming After Labor Day Monday, September 5th

Chicago Park District announces the last day of beach season.

Construction of New Uptown Natural Area to Begin September 9

Project to restore elements of historic 1930s landscape plan to the lakefront park  

Chicago Park District's "Pickleball Mania" Intends to Have More Than 100 Pickleball Courts Across Parks by End of 2025 to Meet the City's Growing Interest in the Sport

Significant investments in pickleball began during the pandemic and will increase moving forward to provide more access and opportunities i

Chicago Park District Invites Chicago Residents to Join "Parks for Pollinators" Nature Challenge During the Month of September

Free challenges encourages people to find, record and document pollinators in Chicago to help identify areas

Chicago Park District's Chicago Onscreen to Feature Seventeen Official Local Film Selections

Outdoor screenings in 8 neighborhood parks from August 29 – September 3.

Chicago Park District Outlook Upgraded to Stable Signaling a Strong Financial Health for the District and Investment in Capital Needs and Programming that Benefit Residents

Approved pension legislation, debt refinancing and revenues from boating and golf contribute to park resources and services provided to Chi

Chicago Park District Beaches Remain Open Through Labor Day; Pools to Close for the Season Starting on Last Day of Camp

District announces the staggered closing of pools across the city to prepare for the Fall Season;

Chicago Park District Board Hears Presentation on 2021 Financial Reports Signaling Strong Fiscal Health; Approves Funding for Shoreline Protection Evaluation Report

District celebrates youth athletes and their achievements at the Conrad Worrill Track and Field at Gately Park    

Chicago Park District Announces Registration for Fall Programs

Online registration begins August 8 and August 9.

Chicago Park District 2022 July/August e-Newsletter

Fall online and in-person registration is upon us and we want you to be ready to enroll in your favorite class, program or league. 

Rollin' Rec Expands to More Chicago Parks Citywide

Recreational vans and staff visiting sites from July 5 thru August 12;

Registration Open for the 10th Annual Valor Games Midwest

The Chicago Park District is excited to host the 10th Annual Valor Games Midwest from August 16-18, 2022.

Summer's in Full Swing at Parks!! Chicago Park District Welcomes the Community and Celebrates First Day of Summer Camp and Opens Neighborhood Pools Across the City

The District welcomes 23,000 campers to the parks for the first day of summer fun opportunities  including various day camps, Rollin’ Rec, Nig

Chicago Park District Celebrates 10th Anniversary of 'Night Out in the Parks'

122 artists and cultural organizations, team up with the Park District to feature over 2,000 hours of safe, high quality, cultural programm

Chicago Park District Board Appoints Rosa Escareño as General Superintendent and Welcomes New Commissioner Sharif Walker

District celebrates the 10th anniversary of Night Out in the Park and acknowledges the positive impact of the Inner City Hoops Basketball p

Chicago Park District Introduces Code Amendments to Create Office of Prevention and Accountability, Seeks Community Input

New Office will ensure a safe and respectful recreational and work environment for everyone at the Park District; Office’s creation comes a

Chicago Park District Takes Immediate Action In Response To Reports Detailing Egregious Mishandling Of Sexual Misconduct Complaints

Reports made public by Park District Board detail sexual misconduct cases and mismanagement of complaints; District vows to continue holdin

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Park District Cut Ribbon on the Ford Calumet Environmental Center

New park facility to serve as a multi-functional environmental center in Invest South/West corridor 

Chicago Park District Implements COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for All Employees

Park workforce must be fully vaccinated by December 15th