Chicago Park District and Lincoln Park Zoo Present Family Nature Days Series This Spring

Nine admission-free play dates at Chicago parks across the city starting April 11  

Vote to Support Your Favorite Chicago Park This Earth Month

One of three Chicago parks has the chance to receive $20,000 through ‘Meet Me at the Park’ Earth Month Campaign

Chicago Park District’s Young Cultural Stewards Program Receives Grant to Support Youth Leadership in Chicago’s Parks

Registration for the spring park program is open for youth ages 12 to 14 years old through March 31st

Obama Foundation to Fund and Replace Jackson Park Turf Field

New artificial turf field will be built just south of the proposed Obama Presidential Center

Take a Perfect Spring Selfie at the Garfield Park Conservatory Spring Flower Showcase

Hashtag No Filter showcase runs through Sunday, May 13

Special Olympics Celebrates 50 Years

Fifty years ago this

Chicago Park District Hosts “Girls Day of Play” Celebration Citywide

Free, fun one-day series of activities for girls to be held across 24 locations on February 2, starting at 9 a.m. 

Chicago Park District Announces Community Meeting to Discuss Future Golf Course Plans As Part of South Lakefront Framework Plan

Public meeting to be held January 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at South Shore Cultural Center

Chicago Park District Announces Winter Programming at Theater on the Lake

Scheduled performances will take place on January 24, February 3, 9 and 26

Chicago Park District Gears Up For Winter

63 Park Fieldhouses Open As Warming Shelters 

Chicago Park District Announces 13th Annual Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island Park

The Chicago Park District today announced the dates for this winter’s free Polar Adventure Days at Northerly Island Park. Beginning December 16, 2017 and continuing January 20 and February 24, 2018, Chicagoans and tourists are invited to explore Northerly Island, located at 1521 S.

Free Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Clinics Return to Chicago Parks

The Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Park District are partnering again this winter to offer free hockey clinics at six neighborhood ice rinks across the city.

Chicago Park District Continues to Break Records Ahead of Winter Registration

Classes Available for Viewing Now, Registration Kicks off December 4 Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District today announced online registration for winter park programming opens December 4 and 5, following a record-breaking fall session. 

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District Reopen Theater on the Lake as a Year-Round Production and Event Space

Venue will host theater and music performances as well as special events for up to 1,500 attendees

Mayor Emanuel Announces New Public Art in All 50 Wards as Part of the Year of Public Art

The 50x50 Neighborhood Arts Project represents a $1 million investment in artist-led community projects in Chicago

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce ‘Save Chicago’s Treasures’ Initiative

A $26 million investment to rehab Chicago’s neighborhood gems  

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce New Funding to Complete Lakefront Trail Separation Project

Learn more about the Kenneth Griffin donation to separate Lakefront Bike and Pedestrian Paths from Edgewater to South Shore along 18-mile pathway:

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Completion of Chicago Plays! Program

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly today announced the completion of Mayor Emanuel's Chicago Plays playground initiative, which built or renovated 327 playgrounds across the City so that every child in every neighborhood is within a 10- minut

Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Park District Wins Gold at International Garden Show

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the Chicago Park District has won a Gold Medal in Dublin at Bloom 2016, Ireland’s largest gardening show. After two days of adjudication by an international panel of judges, the ‘Bridge the Gap’ show garden won gold.