Fun & Games at the Park!
Fun & Games at the Park!
We love floor hockey!
We love floor hockey!
Kiddie College fun!
Kiddie College fun!
Edgebrook Park is a great place for baseball.
Edgebrook Park is a great place for baseball.
Fun at Edgebrook Park playground.
Fun at Edgebrook Park playground.
Girl's Sports Camp
Our day campers exercising at girl's camp!
Location:

6525 N. Hiawatha Ave.
Chicago, IL 60646

Supervisor: Lisa Dolan
Phone Numbers: Main (773) 631-7461

 

Hours

Park Hours
Weekday Time slot Comment
Sunday: 6:00 am-11:00 pm
Monday: 6:00 am-11:00 pm
Tuesday: 6:00 am-11:00 pm
Wednesday: 6:00 am-11:00 pm
Thursday: 6:00 am-11:00 pm
Friday: 6:00 am-11:00 pm
Saturday: 6:00 am-11:00 pm
Fieldhouse Hours
Weekday Time slot Comment
Sunday Closed
Monday 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday Closed

Description

Located in the Forest Glen community just north of Devon Avenue and east of Central Avenue, Edgebrook Park is a 7-acre school/park campus site consisting of baseball fields and open green space.

During the school year, the Chicago Park District uses Edgebrook School’s gymnasium to offer after-school programming for community youth.

Stop by the park and chat with our staff! 

History

As automobiles became increasingly affordable to Chicago's middle-class residents in the late 1920s, the northwest side's Forest Glen quickly developed as a commuter neighborhood. In 1939, the Board of Education built the new Edgebrook Elementary School to meet the educational needs of the booming community. Thirty years later, the Chicago Park District began leasing property surrounding the school. For more than a decade, the Park District and the Board of Education jointly operated the school and adjacent ball fields and playground. The Park District withdrew from the site in 1983. Only seven years later, however, joint operations were reinstituted after community residents approached the Park District about developing school-based recreational programming for children, teenagers, and adults.

In 1991, the Board of Education transferred a five-acre section of the school property to the Park District but retained additional acreage for possible future library construction.  In 2012, the Park District and the Board of Education entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement to exchange land to accommodate a building addition for Edgebrook Elementary School, the park was reconfigured but remained the same size.

Parking/Directions

For directions using public transportation visit www.transitchicago.com.

Map & Facilities

Edgebrook - Baseball Fields

6525 N. Hiawatha Ave.
Chicago, IL 60646
United States

Edgebrook Fieldhouse

6525 N. Hiawatha Ave.
Chicago, IL 60646
United States

Edgebrook Football/Soccer

6525 N. Hiawatha Ave.
Chicago, IL 60646
United States

Edgebrook Gymnasium

6525 N. Hiawatha Ave.
Chicago, IL 60646
United States

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Edgebrook - Baseball Fields

6525 N. Hiawatha Ave.
Chicago, IL 60646
United States

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Edgebrook Fieldhouse

6525 N. Hiawatha Ave.
Chicago, IL 60646
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Edgebrook Football/Soccer

6525 N. Hiawatha Ave.
Chicago, IL 60646
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Edgebrook Gymnasium

6525 N. Hiawatha Ave.
Chicago, IL 60646
United States

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