Sueños Music Festival Kicked Off a Vibrant Summer Season of Special Events in the Parks

Park District special events support Chicago’s economy and generates $21 million in permit revenue invested back to maintain park programs

Chicago's 2024 Beach Season Starts May 24

New Lifeguard Explorers Training Program yields positive results

Chicago Park District’s Switch On Summer Event at Buckingham Fountain Kicks Off 12th Season of ‘Night Out in the Parks'

101 artists and cultural organizations team up with the Park District to feature over 1,200 hours of safe, high quality, cultural programmi

Chicago Park District Reaches Tentative Five-Year Agreement with SEIU Local 73 Allocating $28 Million in Wage Increases and Improved Benefits Package For Its Workers

The tentative agreement includes an unprecedented package of wages increases, bonuses and benefits prioritize employee well-being, workforc

Chicago Park District Introduces Three Pillars of Health to Support Launch of "May in Motion" Initiative and the Creation of a New Health Advisory Council

Wellness Wednesdays pop-ups, 'Go Runs, Free Fitness Week get Chicagoans into parks for free wellness activities starting in May. 

ABC 7 Chicago: Chicago Park District holds 1st in series of summer job fairs for teens

The Chicago Park District is looking ahead to summer with it's first job fair in a series of Teen Opportunity Fairs.

CBS 2 Chicago: Looking for a summer job?

Become a Chicago lifeguard! The next Swim Test for future lifeguards will be held on March 23, April 6, and April 20.

Love is in the Air, Literally! Bald Eagles Spotted Courting in Big Marsh Park

The entire aviary community is aflutter with the coming of Spring!

WBBM Radio: Chicago Park District gets head start to fill more than 2,500 summer jobs

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The Chicago Park District has already begun looking for workers to fill more than 2,500 jobs this summer.

It’s Not Too Early to Secure Your Perfect Summer Job! Chicago Park District Opens Summer Job Applications and Encourages Interested Candidates to Secure a Summer Job Now

There are more than 2,500 summer employment opportunities with unique and exciting careers at the Chicago Park District in 2024.