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

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

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.

Chicago Park District: Fall 2019 Newsletter

With over 1,000 offerings to play a variety of sports and more than 900 opportunities to engage in swim activities and lessons, the Chicago Park Di

aSweatLife: Chicago's Summer Fitness Scenes Supported by the Park District

If there’s one thing more iconic to Chicago than deep dish pizza or Wrigley Field, it’s a simple shot of the skyline along the lakefront pa

Block Club Chicago: Meet Bears QB Mitch Trubisky At Free Nike Play Day In Pilsen’s Harrison Park Saturday

Chicago Red Stars forward Alyssa Mautz and Chicago Marathon winner Galen Rupp will greet kids at the event, too.

Chicago Park District April 2019 Newsletter

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

Lawndale News: Chicago Park District Announces New Athletic Field in Ogden Park

Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly joined 17th Ward Alderman David Moore and members of the Engle

Block Club Chicago: How A Park District Boxing Program Helped A Woman Facing Chronic Illness Bounce Back: ‘You Gotta Fight To Live’

The park district's boxing program has produced a number of Olympians — and it helped save Noelia Cruz's life.

WGN Radio: Blackhawks and Park District partnering to offer free hockey clinics

The Chicago Blackhawks are partnering with the Chicago Park District to offer free hockey clinics at six rinks. 

WGN 9: Kids get a chance to play on Soldier Field for park district championship

Monday night football will never be the same for dozens of Chicago kids after they got the chance to step on to Soldier Field during the an

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

WGN Radio: Windy City Hoops: Keeping kids on the court and off the streets

On Friday and Saturday nights, times when the streets of Chicago can be a dangerous place for young people, over 500 teenagers from 11 neig

Fox 32: Park District Celebrates First-Ever "Girls Day of Play"

Fox 32 is live from Broadway Armory Park at this local celebration in recognition of the National Girls & Women in Sports Day.

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.

ABC 7 Chicago: Ground broken for new athletic facilities for Simeon HS in West Chatham Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and students from Simeon High School were on hand as ground was broken on new athletic facilities in West Chatham Park Monday mo

DNAinfo Chicago: Kerry Wood Cubs Field Opens, CPS Ball Players Now Have 'Field of Dreams'

It's been more than 20 years since former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood played high school baseball but he can still remember the first time he stepped o

CBS Sports: LOOK: Kerry Wood, Cubs open state-of-the-art youth ballfield in Chicago

It's located about a mile west of Wrigley Field, and in part it will host public high school games in the city of Chicago.

ABC 7 Chicago: Kerry Wood Cubs Field Opens

Former Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood is giving back to the community he used to call home.