Register for Spring Park Programs NOW

Spring park programs  are for everyone. From toddlers to seniors, there are sports, recreational and artistic offerings for a

Broadway World: Victory Gardens Theater Has Announced a Chicago Tour of PIPELINE

Victory Gardens Theater has announced a Chicago tour of its production of Pipeline, written by 2018 MacArthur Fellow Dominique Morisseau and direct

February 2020 Newsletter: Need a summer job? The 1st Teen Fair is on Jan. 31

Mark your calendars and register for our new spring programs beginning February 24 & 25. 

WBBM Radio: Planners Expect Big Things For Big Marsh On City's Southeast Side

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Planners believe a recently announced state grant is going to make a Southeast Side park a "major attraction" a

What's Happening in the Parks in January!

Recycle your holiday Christmas tree 🎄 & get some mulch, at select locations. Drop off your trees at 25 park locations from Jan.

Block Club Chicago: Park District’s New Online Store Selling ‘Poop Fairy’ Baby Onesies, Retro Park Prints And More

The Park District is discounting T-shirts and other items starting Thursday. Read the full story at:

Block Club Chicago: After 38-Foot Death Bloom Pushes Through Conservatory Roof, Maya The Agave Plant Is Laid To Rest

Even though a part of the "century plant" is being preserved, the plant's primary caretaker said it is hard to say goodbye.

Chicago Tribune: 5 facts about that giant Keith Haring sculpture on lakeside AIDS garden site

Five quick facts about the giant new Keith Haring sculpture installed on the North Side lakefront over the weekend:

5 Steps to Apply for Winter Park Programs

Ice rinks offer lots of fun during open skate sessions, rat hockey, stick & puck programs, and Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Clinics.

Lawndale News: Chicago Park District seeking artists for Night Out in the Parks in 2020.

Calling all local arts performers and community organizations, the Chicago Park District is looking to partner with Chicago-based organizations and

WGNTV: Official press release for the 17th annual WGN toy drive

The WGN Morning News Drive-Thru Toy Drive will be celebrating its 17th year, the second year that toys will go to children served by the Chicago Pa

Broadway World: The Park District’s Night Out in the Parks, will host the Chicago Philharmonic for this year’s holiday community concert

After yet another summer of record participation, Side by Side with the Chicago Philharmonic will perform for the third time at South Shore

Chicago Tribune: Chicago Park District hosts its first homecoming dance for LGBTQ teens, complete with a DJ, voguing and a stately ballroom

Even in an era when LGBTQ teens are increasingly joining the ranks of homecoming royalty, some feel uncomfortable with the highly gendered

Winter Park Programming Schedule Available for Viewing Online November 18

Winter Fun Awaits in Chicago's Parks!

Archinect Firms: Williams Park Field House by STLarchitects opens to the Public

The Williams Park Field House opened to the public on Saturday October 5.

Southside Weekly: Death and Rebirth at Big Marsh Park

Dancers and musicians invite the audience to meditate on ecological restoration

Guide to Halloween in the Parks

Enjoy haunted houses, parties, harvest festivals, pumpkin patches, movie screenings, arts & crafts and Halloween-themed entertainment a

ABC 7 Chicago: Youth Boxing Program Teaches Life Skills, Showcases Thousands at Weekly Fights in Chicago

Thousands of kids from 22 gyms are taking the ring at weekly boxing showcases in Chicago, representing their neighborhoods from July to Dec

Travel PR News: DCASE announces the lineup for the daylong YAS! Fest on Saturday, September 21

The free-admission festival presented by Allstate Insurance Company includes performances by hip hop star Tink, OSTON, The Era, Mariachi He

Travel PR News: DCASE announces the lineup for the daylong YAS! Fest on Saturday, September 21

The free-admission festival presented by Allstate Insurance Company includes performances by hip hop star Tink, OSTON, The Era, Mariachi He

August 2019 Newsletter: Back to Fitness

We're rolling out new fitness center monthly prices & celebrating with a FREE FITNESS CENTER WEEK, starting September 3. &nbsp

Cook County Chronicles: Valor Games in Chicago Hit Mark for Veterans

Anthony Dunbar wasn’t having any of it when his friend and fellow Army veteran Isaac Gilmore got the best of him early on in the archery co

Chicago Magazine: 2019 Best of Chicago: Walk with a View Northerly Island

The restoration of the former Meigs Field brings preurbanization habitats back to life while offering grand views of t

High Post Hoops: Chicago Park District and Nike Girls Camp

Nike partnered with the Chicago Park District to provide a camp experience spanning multiple sports with various Nike athletes.