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The Chicago Park District offers an extensive array of programs for all ages this fall.  You'll find a variety of in-person programs at parks throughout the city, along with some online programs.  Get out and be active, or go online and be active - whatever you choose, we have you covered.

Registration & Program Dates*

  • View Programs:
    Monday, August 1
  • Online Registration:
    • Monday, August 8 @ 9am for in-person programs at parks located West of California Ave. & for all Virtual Program

    • Tuesday, August 9 @ 9am for in-person programs at parks located East of California Ave

    • Tuesday, August 9 @ noon for gymnastics centers


  • In-Person Registration:
    Saturday, August 13, or Monday, August 15, depending on the park. In-person registration is available if spots remain after online registration.
    View a list of parks that begin in-person registration on Monday, August 15:  Parks with In-Person Registration Starting Monday 8/15
    Most other parks begin in-person registration on Saturday, August 13.  


  • Most Programs Run:
    September 12 - December 11

    Park Kids After School Program begins Monday, August 22


*Programs at McFetridge Sports Center, Morgan Park Sports Center, Dr. Conrad Worrill Track & Field Center at Gately Park, and the ComEd Recreation Center at Addams Park follow a different schedule.  Go here to view that schedule.r Pro


REGISTER for fall programs NOW



Registration Checklist

Review the Registration Checklist to see things you can do prior to registering, and during the registration process, to help make online registration the best experience possible.