Chicago Park District April 2019 Newsletter

Registration Starts April 22 for parks located WEST of California Ave. & April

ReJournals: Metal Construction Association honors two Chicago projects

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) acknowledged the IBEW Local 134 Headquarters/Union Hall and the Eleanor Boathouse, both located in Chicago

March 2019 Chicago Park District Newsletter

Get Fit For Free March 18-24 at Fitness Centers Citywide! 

USA Swimming: Chicago Park District Set for Continued Success in the Pool

The 4,155 swimmers on the Chicago Park District Swim Team roster make it a true super team.

Chicago Park District February 2019 eNewsletter

Featured in February's Newsletter

Garfield Park Conservatory Agave Plant Flourishes Around-the-clock

A plant hailing from desert like regions that exceed 100°F thrives in Chicago’s temperature controlled Shangri-La

Chicago Magazine: The Lakefront Trail Renovation Is Done. Here’s What’s New.

Now that the effort to separate cyclists from pedestrians is officially complete, here’s what to expect when you walk, run, or ride.

Chicago Tribune: Park District move to Southwest Side is 'what we’ve been fighting for,' Brighton Park community leader says

The Chicago Park District is moving its headquarters from Streeterville to the Southwest Side as part of a $50 million project that include

Block Club Chicago: Park District Headquarters’ Move To Brighton Park Means New Fields, A Spray Pool And More

The Chicago Park District is looking to move from Streeterville to 4800 South Western Ave.

CBS 2 Chicago: Hoops In The Hood Tournament Brings Neighborhoods Together To Promote Peace

Hundreds of Chicago teens will be playing basketball in Grant Park on Thursday, at an event to promote peace, urge people to reclaim their

Vacation Idea Magazine: Best Things to Do in Chicago, Illinois: Grant Park

Grant Park is Chicago’s front yard with 319 acres where some of Chicago’s most beloved landmarks are located such as Millennium Park, Shedd

Art Design Chicago: The Art of Flocking: Cultural Stewardship in the Parks

The Art of Flocking: Cultural Stewardship in the Parks is a celebration of Chicago’s community-based art practice. 

Lawndale News: Chicago Park District’s Young Cultural Stewards Program Receives Grant

The Chicago Park District announced that its Young Cultural Stewards (YCS) program will receive a grant from the Crossroads Fund’s Youth Fu

Curbed Chicago: Work to begin on Bronzeville’s shimmering Williams Park fieldhouse

A new Chicago Park District fieldhouse is ready to break ground in Bronzeville’s Williams Park. 

ABC 7 News: Chicago 13-year-old makes U.S. women's wheelchair basketball team

An 8th grader is making Chicago Proud, becoming the youngest member of the 2018 U.S.

Today.com: 'She has the skills': Teen earns spot on U.S. women's wheelchair basketball team

During a championship wheelchair basketball game, the Chicago Skyhawks youth adaptive team was beating the competition by a massive lead.

WGN 9 News: Chicago teen vying for spot on U.S. women’s wheelchair basketball team

On an old court at Chicago Park District's Mann Park, a fresh face is breathing new life into the game of basketball.

Chicago Sun-Times: Part of lakefront trail re-opens with separate bike/pedestrian lanes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Sunday officially re-opened a section of lakefront path between North and Fullerton avenues that had been closed since May as

DNAinfo Chicago: Move Over 606, City Officials Break Ground On 312 RiverRun Trail

On Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the 312 RiverRun: three parks, connected by a single path that stretches for nearly 2 miles on the Chica

6 Chicago Parks Families and Active Travelers Should Visit

Join locals playing year-round in their city parks.

228,000 Healthier Youth Through Local Parks and Rec

2017 marks the third anniversary of Commit to Health — NRPA's initiative aimed at implementing healthy eating and physical activity standar

DNAinfo Chicago: 'Adult Playground' Makes Chicago Debut In Burnham Park

Thanks to a generous donation by The Coca-Cola Company, residents of Chicago can now visit Burnham Park and enjoy a new fitness station tha

Choose Chicago: Explore the 606

Rising nearly 18 feet above street level, The 606 (which takes its name from the common numerals for all Chicago ZIP codes) officially opened in Ju

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District and Alderman Mitchell Celebrate 225th Chicago Plays! Playground at Rainbow Beach Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael P.