Start Saturdays Strong with 'Go Runs, Timed Community Races in Beloved Parks

Amateur and avid runners of all ages are encouraged to participate in timed 5K and 1-mile runs

Chicago Park District Hosts Teen Job Fairs on February 25, March 18 and March 25

Apply now or at fairs for Chicago Park District summer job opportunities

2023 Black History Month Celebrations at the Chicago Park District

Join the Chicago Park District in celebrating Black History Month!

Chicago Park District's "Girls Day of Play" Initiative Empowers Girls Through A Variety of Opportunities to Be Active

Register today for a fun day of activities for girls on CPS’ day of non-attendance

Dance, Crafts & Arts Fill Residents' Hearts at Various Parks This Valentine's Day

Families are invited to share the love and creativity with online and in-person events. 

Registration for 2nd Annual Windy City Winter Sports Clinic for Veterans Closes Monday, January 30

Adaptive sports training program happening at McKinley Park on February 15

Chicago Park District Board Approves Contracts to Renovate Neighborhood Cultural Centers and Upgrade Park Infrastructure for Improved Connectivity; Honors Recent Retirees

Park District and Board honored 85 recent retirees for the years of service to the parks and citizens of Chicago.

Chicago Park District Honors Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Parks

Amundsen and Ellis Parks will host family fun in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Huskies & Hot Cocoa Headline Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island

Chicagoans and tourists are invited to explore Northerly Island, located at 1521 S.

Silver Skates Competition Hits the Ice at Chicago Park District Rinks

Free Speed Skating Competition for Children and Adults Hosted at Various Ice Rinks

Bid Farewell to 2022 and Ring in the New Year with a New You!

Top 5 ways to achieve your 2023 New Year’s health resolutions with help from the Chicago Park District.

Free Fitness Centers Week Kicks Off December 30, 2022 at Chicago Parks Citywide

Chicago Park District will offer free access to 69 fitness centers

Chicago Park District Offers Winter Break Camps

The Chicago Park District is offering Winter Break Camps

Register for 2022 Winter Programs at the Chicago Park District

View programs now; Online registration begins December 5 and December 6

Chicago Conservatories OPEN 2022-2023 Winter Flower Shows on Friday, November 25th

Holiday flower shows are free to enter with pre-registration

The 2022-2023 Ice Skating Season Kicks Off at Chicago Park District Rinks

Maggie Daley Park Skating Ribbon Opens Today and Citywide Outdoor Rinks Open November 25

Chicago Park District’s 2023 Proposed Budget Prioritizes Investments in Families, Communities, Sustainability and Long Term Fiscal Strength

Balanced financial plan expands thriving programs to meet growing demand, invests in park infrastructure and nature initiatives  

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