Registration is Open for Girls Day of Play on February 9

Initiative welcoed over 2,000 girls in 2023 events

It’s Not Too Early to Secure Your Perfect Summer Job! Chicago Park District Opens Summer Job Applications and Encourages Interested Candidates to Secure a Summer Job Now

There are more than 2,500 summer employment opportunities with unique and exciting careers at the Chicago Park District in 2024. 

Chicago Park District Hosts Town Halls Inviting Residents to “Picture Your Parks” and Provide Ideas and Input for a New Strategic Plan

Residents can also share ideas through a community survey, open through January 31 

Winter Break Camps to Keep Kids Active While They Are Out of School

Most camps run from December 26, 2023 through January 5, 2024.

Chicago Park District’s 2024 Budget Recommendations Invest in Community to Bolster Equity & Accessibility

Highlights include the launch of a robust strategic planning process, support for families, increased investment in youth opportunities, an

Chicago Park District's "Girls Day of P.L.A.Y." Initiative Empowers Girls Through a Variety of Opportunities to Be Active

Register today for a fun day of activities for girls on CPS’ day of non-attendance

Winnemac Park Baseball Field Renovation Project to Improve Access to Field Play & Include Stormwater Drainage

Project slated to begin in early 2024 includes new field amenities and stormwater drainage improvements

Fall for Knockout Boxing Events Across the City this Autumn

Citywide boxing celebrates Coach Bill Heglin's 50th Year of Mentoring Athletes at Hamlin Park as Six Shows Remain in the Season

Chicago Park District Kicks Off Fall Indoor Swimming on September 5

Beaches and some neighborhood outdoor pools remain open through Labor Day, September 4

"Summertime in the Parks" is on the Horizon as Programs are posted Online for Viewing

Registration for Summer Activities Begins May 1 & 2 at 9 a.m.  

Chicago Park District's "Girls Day of Play" Initiative Empowers Girls Through A Variety of Opportunities to Be Active

Register today for a fun day of activities for girls on CPS’ day of non-attendance

Free Fitness Centers Week Kicks Off December 30, 2022 at Chicago Parks Citywide

Chicago Park District will offer free access to 69 fitness centers

Chicago Park District Offers Winter Break Camps

The Chicago Park District is offering Winter Break Camps

Chicago Park District's "Pickleball Mania" Intends to Have More Than 100 Pickleball Courts Across Parks by End of 2025 to Meet the City's Growing Interest in the Sport

Significant investments in pickleball began during the pandemic and will increase moving forward to provide more access and opportunities i

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  

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

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

Mayor Lightfoot and the Chicago Park District Announce Record Season with Over 90,000 Participants this Summer

Record turnout by City's youth in programming ranging from day camps to teen sports leagues at parks citywide

Online Registration for Fall Park Programs is Open

Available for the first time, financial assistance for Park Kids, an after-school park program

Chicago Park District Announces Online Spring Park Programming Registration to Begin February 25 & 26

View programs online now; in-person registration starts March 2

NRPA Magazine: Connecting the Generations

Walk into Lincoln Park Cultural Center in Chicago, and it will initially feel like any other field house, not only in Chicago, but around t

Chicago Park District October 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Pumpkin Patches, Harvest Fests & Campfire Movies in the Parks! For a list of events at a park near you.

Mayor Emanuel, Andrea and James Gordon and the Chicago Park District Announce Plans to Expand Citywide Theater and Cultural Programming

Generous donation from James and Andrea Gordon will support theater in communities across Chicago with Theater on the Lake as the Hub