Garfield Park Community Plaza on Madison Street (4008 W. Madison)
The Garfield Park Community Plaza on Madison Street celebrated a community opening, adding yet another fun, recreation option for East and West Garfield Park youth and teens. Open Tuesday through Saturdays 11:00am-7:00pm with roller skating, and outdoor movies each Friday through the end of August 2021.
The plaza was funded with money from the state’s Cannabis Regulation Fund. It has tables beneath a white tent on one side of the rink and more under green and orange umbrellas on the other side. Another rest area across from the rink includes benches and logs for sitting.
The City of Chicago has plans to erect a permanent structure by next summer, with construction starting in the fall. The temporary plaza will remain open until fall. Admission to the plaza and rink is free.
The free programming includes; roller skating, outdoor movies, concerts, and rolling recreation mobile recreation vans.