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

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!

Southside Weekly: Death and Rebirth at Big Marsh Park

Dancers and musicians invite the audience to meditate on ecological restoration

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

Chicago Park District June 2019 eNewsletter

We're celebrating our 85th Anniversary with Birthday Parties at the Movies, auditioning teens for TIP/Yas Fest!, and kicking of summer at c

Chicago Park District April 2019 Newsletter

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

Block Club Chicago: Wicker Park’s Gurgoyle Fountain Is Getting A $67,000 Restoration

In the late 1800s, the fountain court was the "meeting place for people from the neighborhood and from all over the city," a local leader s

Our Urban Times: Performance in Eckhart Park pool: Two cellists wash 30 cellos

People lined one side and part of both ends of the 75 foot pool in the Eckhart Park Natatorium, 1330 W. Chicago Ave.

March 2019 Chicago Park District Newsletter

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

Chicago Park District February 2019 eNewsletter

Featured in February's Newsletter

WGN 9: When public pianos come to Chicago parks, music fills the air

A few years ago, the City of Chicago decided to plop a handful of pianos down in the middle of city parks to promote music in neighborhoods

Good Day Chicago: 'Night Out in the Parks' offers free family activities all summer

Fox 32's Good Day Chicago morning show invited the Park District to chat about the 1,200+ Nigh

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

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Discovery of Original Paintings From 1893 World Fair

Three Japanese sliding door paintings were originally displayed in the Phoenix Pavilion