Basketball time!
Basketball time!
Welcome to Winnemac Park playground!
Welcome to Winnemac Park playground!
Indoor Pool at Amundsen H.S.
Check out the pool at Amundsen H.S.
Location:

5100 N. Leavitt St
Chicago, IL 60625

Supervisor: Lisa Ragucci
Phone Numbers: Main (312) 742-5101

 

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 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday Closed

Description

Winnemac Park, part of the school-park campus program, encompasses 22.38 acres, including land owned by both the Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Park District. Bounded by Damen, Foster, Leavitt and Argyle, Winnemac Park offers programming and program registration in Amundsen High School, Chappell Elementary School and Winnemac Stadium.

In 2008 the park officially opened a new accessible playground for the community. The park was renovated in 1999 with $2 million in improvements including the addition of 200 trees, a scenic prairie garden and nature trail, three softball fields, a soccer field and new walkways, decorative lights and fencing.

Winnemac youth programs include basketball, bitty basketball, after-school drop-in, table fun and games, soccer, Cubs Care rookie baseball, and summer day camp.

To enter Amundsen High School for gym activities use door #4 after 6pm.

History

Lying adjacent to Chappell Elementary and Amundsen High School, Winnemac Park has served as both park and school land for many years. The City of Chicago's Special Parks Commission established the park in 1910, on land leased from the Board of Education. Shortly thereafter, the commission graded and landscaped the former truck farm, installing a number of athletic fields. In 1929, the Board of Ed built Amundsen High School on the northeast corner of the site. Chappell Elementary was built west of the high school in 1937. In 1993, the Board of Education transferred the portion of greenspace lying south of Winnemac Street to the Park District for a park.  In 2001 the Public Building Commission transferred a 14-acre parcel north of Winnemac Street for the expansion of Winnemac Park.

Winnemac Park is named for the adjacent street. The roadway in turn takes its name from Winamac, an important chief of the Potowatamie Indians. Winamac, whose name meant "catfish," was a signer of the 1795 Treaty of Grenville, in which Great Lakes tribes surrendered the site of Chicago to the U.S. government. Winamac and his people fought with the British in the War of 1812, and the warrior died during the fighting.

Advisory Council

Contact: Manny Vega,   President
Meeting Details:

2nd Wednesday of each month at 6pm.

Parking/Directions

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

Map & Facilities

Amundsen High School Pool

5110 N Damen Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Winnemac Chapell School

2135 W Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Winnemac Baseball Field

5100 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Winnemac Fieldhouse

5101 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Winnemac Football/Soccer

5001 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Winnemac Gymnasium

5110 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Winnemac Picnic Grove

5001 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Winnemac Playground

5001 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Winnemac Park Natural Area

5100 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Winnemac Tennis Court

5001 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Winnemac Track

5001 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Winnemac Park Teaching Garden

5100 N Leavitt St
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

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Winnemac Track

5001 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
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Amundsen High School Pool
Amundsen High School Pool

5110 N Damen Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
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Winnemac Park Teaching Garden

5100 N Leavitt St
Chicago, IL 60625
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Winnemac Chapell School

2135 W Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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Winnemac Baseball Field

5100 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
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Winnemac Fieldhouse

5101 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
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Winnemac Football/Soccer

5001 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
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Winnemac Gymnasium

5110 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
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Winnemac Picnic Grove

5001 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
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Winnemac Playground

5001 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
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Winnemac Park Natural Area
Winnemac Park Natural Area

5100 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
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Winnemac Tennis Court

5001 N. Leavitt St.
Chicago, IL 60625
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