Chicago Park District's "Pickleball Mania" Intends to Have More Than 100 Pickleball Courts Across Parks by End of 2025 to Meet the City's Growing Interest in the Sport

Significant investments in pickleball began during the pandemic and will increase moving forward to provide more access and opportunities i

Chicago Park District Announces Registration for Fall Programs

Online registration begins August 8 and August 9.

Block Club Chicago: Street Soccer Pitches Pop Up At Pilsen’s Harrison Park For Free Pickup Games

Harrison Park is the latest spot to host street soccer pitches as part of a citywide program from Mettle Sports' Chicago Street Soccer Tour.

Rollin' Rec Expands to More Chicago Parks Citywide

Recreational vans and staff visiting sites from July 5 thru August 12;

Registration Open for the 10th Annual Valor Games Midwest

The Chicago Park District is excited to host the 10th Annual Valor Games Midwest from August 16-18, 2022.

Summer's in Full Swing at Parks!! Chicago Park District Welcomes the Community and Celebrates First Day of Summer Camp and Opens Neighborhood Pools Across the City

The District welcomes 23,000 campers to the parks for the first day of summer fun opportunities  including various day camps, Rollin’ Rec, Nig

Fox 32 Chicago: Chicago Park District gives veterans taste of the Winter Olympics

CHICAGO - Some disabled veterans are drawing inspiration from the Winter Olympics and getting a chance to try some of the games’ unusual, i

Chicago Park District July 2020 eNewsletter

Summer has officially arrived! Please continue to wear your mask and practice social distancing while visiting our parks & trails.

Chicago Park District Partners with Illinois Farmers to Produce Hand Sanitizer to Combat COVID-19

Illinois soybean farmers support the effort with raw materials, packaging  

Register for Spring Park Programs NOW

Spring park programs  are for everyone. From toddlers to seniors, there are sports, recreational and artistic offerings for a