Frightening Films Return to Northerly Island for Chicago Park District’s Horror Movie Series Starting October 4

'Campfire Horrors' movie series will feature six movies, campfires, roasted marshmallows, popcorn and hot drinks on every Friday in October

Danish Duo Announces Opening of Living Exhibit Composed of 10,000 Cabbages at the Garfield Park Conservatory

‘The Cabbage Patch’ installation is part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, which runs from September 19 to January 5

Chicago Park District Brings Back Free Fitness Week

Five days, 69 fitness centers, and free admission September 3 – 8 

Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago Park District Announce Record Season with Over 90,000 Participants this Summer

Record turnout by City's youth in programming ranging from day camps to teen sports leagues at parks citywide

Chicago Park District Capturing Footage of Shoreline For Special Study

The Chicago Park District will capture footage of the Chicago shoreline utilizing drones, beginning tomorrow, August 20, as a first step in evaluat

Registration Now Open for Active Adults to Compete in the 2019 Senior Games

Register online through Wed., August 21

Online Registration for Fall Park Programs is Open

Available for the first time, financial assistance for Park Kids, an after-school park program

Interactive Art Installation ‘OUT OF SIGHT’ Expands to Six Parks Across the City

Artwork Turns Hopscotch into a Pathway for Chicagoans to Manifest Their Goals

Free Admission to Citywide Fitness Centers During Free Fitness Week at Chicago Parks

LAP SWIM AVAILABLE FOR FREE FROM MARCH 18-24

Theater on the Lake Announces Call for Submissions for the Play Development Project

Play selection will be part of the 2019 festival season that kicks of June 23th at Theatre on the Lake

Garfield Park Conservatory Removes 93 Year Old Palm Tree to Promote New Plant Life

Last chance to see historic palms this weekend

Steppenwolf Theater: We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915

Steppenwolf for Young Adults Presents We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Afri

Chicago Park District Announces Online Spring Park Programming Registration to Begin February 25 & 26

View programs online now; in-person registration starts March 2

Discover the Beauty that Lies Beneath the Forest Canopy at the Garfield Park Conservatory’s 2019 Spring Flower Show

“Understory: Layers of Light” spring showcase runs through Sunday, May 12

General Superintendent and CEO of the Chicago Park District, Michael P. Kelly, Named Chair-Elect of NRPA

Kelly will begin his two-year term as NRPA chair in September 2020

Chicago Park District Offers Families Drop-in Activities and Opens Warming Centers at Park Locations Citywide

Regularly Scheduled Park District Programming Cancelled for Wednesday, Jan. 30

Chicago Park District Recognized As Distinguished Park and Recreation Accredited Agency

This is the second, successive accreditation in six years  

Chicago Park District Announces New Curators & Dates for the 2019 Season of Theater on the Lake

67th season of the off-loop, lakefront theater kicks off June 23rd 

Chicago Park District Announces Dates for 4th Annual Teen Opportunity Fair Series

Three fairs to be held at colleges across the city, starting February 2 

Chicago Park District Hosts Free Events to Boost Girls' Participation in Sports & Leadership on Feb. 1

Free, fun one-day series of sports, fitness and cultural activities for girls on February 1, starting at 9 a.m., at 19 park sites<

NRPA Magazine: Connecting the Generations

Walk into Lincoln Park Cultural Center in Chicago, and it will initially feel like any other field house, not only in Chicago, but around t

City of Chicago Announces 30th Annual Holiday Tree Recycling Program

Live trees accepted for recycling at 25 drop off locations citywide