Chicago's 2024 Beach Season Starts May 24

New Lifeguard Explorers Training Program yields positive results

Chicago Park District Reaches Tentative Five-Year Agreement with SEIU Local 73 Allocating $28 Million in Wage Increases and Improved Benefits Package For Its Workers

The tentative agreement includes an unprecedented package of wages increases, bonuses and benefits prioritize employee well-being, workforc

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. 

After Successfully Opening All Pools Citywide During Chicago's Hottest Months. Chicago Park District Keeps All Beaches & Outdoor Pools Open As Young Workforce Heads Back to School

Chicago’s residents will continue to have access to all 50 outdoor pools and 22 beaches as Park District prepares for annual staggered clos

2023 Beach Season Kicks Off May 26 at Chicago's 22 Beaches

Enhanced beach safeguards, water safety & lifeguard trainings

Chicago Park District Offers Lifeguards a $600 Summer Bonus and a Boatload of Incentives to Open Beaches and Pools This Summer

“Your Perfect Summer Job” offers summer guards a path to year-round employment, free American Red Cross Certification and essential life-sa

Chicago Park District Announces New Lifeguard Training Academy to Strengthen Lifeguard Workforce Pipelines

New initiative to streamline application process, build swim capacity of future lifeguard candidates, and further support “Your Perfect Sum

Chicago Park District Beaches Remain Open Through Labor Day; Pools to Close for the Season Starting on Last Day of Camp

District announces the staggered closing of pools across the city to prepare for the Fall Season;

Lifeguards Needed This Summer!

Chicago Park District Raises the Bar on Incentives to Attract Summer Lifeguards

Chicago Park District Launches “I am a Chicago Lifeguard” Campaign

New campaign features diverse Chicago lifeguards who protect lives and are pillars in their communities;

Chicago Park District Continues to Break Records Ahead of Winter Registration

Classes Available for Viewing Now, Registration Kicks off December 4