Chicago Sun-Times: Rosa Escareno signs a 90-day contract as interim CEO of Chicago Park District, but she’s open to staying longer

Escareno acknowledged a housecleaning and a culture change are needed in the Beaches and Pools Division, and she has carte blanche to do bo

Chicago Park District Implements COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for All Employees

Park workforce must be fully vaccinated by December 15th 

Block Club Chicago: Love Spooky Movies? The Park District’s Outside Horror Movie Series Is Back All October

Halloween movie lovers can watch the films outside while seated near a campfire and enjoying marshmallows.

Chicago Park District Monthly eNewsletter: September/October 2021

The Chicago Park District is excited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Halloween in the Parks!

NRPA: Access and Equity

As we reflect on this past summer, I am grateful that so many of our members stepped up to welcome back our residents and patrons into parks across

Block Club Chicago: Dead Tree Near Loyola Beach Gets New Life As 16-Foot Sculpture, And It’s Already A Hit With Neighbors

As part of the Chicago Tree Project, sculptor Plamen Yordanov is using a chainsaw to revitalize the Loyola tree into a stack of geometric s

WTTW Chicago: Chicago Park District Offers New Summer Camp Program for Teens

This summer, the Chicago Park District is offering a camping program for teenagers.

New Park District Headquarters In Brighton Park Slated To Be Finished In 2023

The headquarters will include a 58,100-square-foot office space and a 20,000-square-foot field house with a gym and more.

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