WTTW Chicago: Fairy Houses Are Popping Up in Chicago Parks. There’s a Perfectly Natural Explanation

There’s something magical happening in the Chicago Park District’s natural areas this summer.

Block Club Chicago: Chicago’s Fastest Kids Crowned At Pullman’s New Game-Changing, $53.6 Million Track And Field Center

For a city that often lacks basic track equipment and proper indoor running spaces, the newest doors of Gately Park open year-round opportu

Mayor Announces the Return of Lakefront Beaches for the Season Under Open Chicago Initiative

2021 beach season kicks off May 28 and runs through Labor Day, rapid testing in all Chicago beaches and advisories available online

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Youth Opportunities “Rediscover Summer”

Rediscover Summer will provide Chicago youth with thousands of programming and employment opportunities throughout the summer from the City

Chicago Tribune: Home Bodies: Family workouts with the Chicago Park District

It wasn’t hard for Meghan O’Boyle, the Chicago Park District’s wellness manager, to find a silver lining to the challenges of going virtual

Jackson Park Improvement Update

NOTE: During construction,  lane closures will be set up, removed daily and adjusted as needed throughout the day.

Chicago Tribune: Review: Fannie Lou Hamer, played in a Chicago park by E. Faye Butler, roars out a timely message

On a cool September night, just as the sun began to set in beautiful Abbott Park on Chicago’s South Side, the utterly unstoppable actress E.

Block Club Chicago: New Park District Headquarters In Brighton Park Approved By City Council

Park District officials said they hope to start construction on the massive facility sometime this winter.

Chicago Park District Response to COVID-19 Cases in the Parks

Locations with program or facility interruptions as a result of COVID-19 cases are listed below.