Chicago Park District Announces Pilot Program to Install Life Preserver Equipment at Sanctioned Lakefront Swimming
Increased signage; public safety campaign to supplement new equipment and promote public safety
Mayor Lightfoot Joins Alderman Jason Ervin, Garfield Park Rite to Wellness Collaborative Members, and Local Residents to Break Ground at Community Plaza and Roller Rink in West Garfield Park
New Plaza represents City’s first major infrastructure investment under the Neighborhood Activation Initiative
Today, Chicago Park District General Superintendent & CEO Michael Kelly announced plans to reopen the city’s lakefront, playgrounds and indoor aquatics programming as metrics allow the city to ease COVID-19 regulations.
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 protocols in place
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Park District Announces $4.75 Million Donation from Philanthropist Ken Griffin to Repair Chicago's Iconic Lakefront Trail
City announces expansion of reopening of public spaces over coming days
The Chicago Park District has designated more than 100 park fieldhouses as warming centers for the remainder of the winter season.
The Chicago Park District Receives $26,000 Grant toward Park Improvements to Support Healthy, Active Communities
The Chicago Park District in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has received a $26,000 grant to provide increased access to play and physical activity for kids and families through built environment enhancements.
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Mayor Emanuel, Alderman Tunney, Chicago Park District and the Chicago Cubs Open the New Playground at Juniper Park
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Tom Tunney and Chicago Park District CEO & Superintendent Michael P. Kelly today joined the Chicago Cubs to open the new playground and spray feature at Juniper Playlot Park, 3652 N. Greenview, in the Lakeview community.
Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Park District join Exelon to Break Ground on the Exelon Student Recreation Center at Addams Park
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District today joined Exelon Corporation to break ground on the Exelon Student Recreation Center at 1301 W. 14th Street.
Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Park District Join Local Officials and Community Members to Break Ground on the Public Indoor Track Facility at Gately Park
The first-of-its-kind indoor running and training facility in Chicago’s parks will be built by McHugh Construction and Bowa Construction