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 Lightfoot and The Chicago Park District Announce “Chicago’s Fastest… The Race To Gately"

Calling all Chicago youth runners! Compete to be one of Chicago's fastest kids! 

Chicago Park District Announces Summer Online Registration for Summer Day Camp and Summer Park Programming

View summer program offerings now; Online registration begins May 10 and May 11 

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

What's Happening in the Parks in January!

Recycle your holiday Christmas tree 🎄 & get some mulch, at select locations. Drop off your trees at 25 park locations from Jan.

Chicago Tribune: Chicago Park District hosts its first homecoming dance for LGBTQ teens, complete with a DJ, voguing and a stately ballroom

Even in an era when LGBTQ teens are increasingly joining the ranks of homecoming royalty, some feel uncomfortable with the highly gendered

Chicago Park District Opens Online Registration for Winter Programs on December 2

Classes Available for Viewing Now; Slots still available for Winter Break Camps

5 Steps to Apply for Winter Park Programs

Ice rinks offer lots of fun during open skate sessions, rat hockey, stick & puck programs, and Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Clinics.