Chicago Sun-Times: Where to play pickleball in Chicago

Pickleball is America’s fastest-growing sport. Here are some of the places where you can play.

WGN TV: Park district hosting boxing events in August

CHICAGO — The Chicago Park District is hosting outdoor boxing events at five locations across the city this month.

WBBM Radio: Piping Plovers raised in captivity released into the wild for the first time in Illinois

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The Chicago Park District said for the first time in the state of Illinois, piping plovers raised in captivity

WTTW Chicago: Chicago Has 3 New Piping Plovers at Montrose: Meet Searocket, Prickly Pear and Wild Indigo

Imani, Chicago’s resident piping plover, has spent the summer solo on Montrose Beach. ALERT TOP STORY EDITOR'S PICK Ford Calumet Environmental Center tells story of Region's history

CHICAGO — A former slag dump on the Southeast Side was once slated to be the city's next landfill but instead ended up home to egrets wading in sea

Fox 32 Chicago: All-female boxing showcase challenges gender stereotypes in Wicker Park

CHICAGO - The gloves were on in Wicker Park Thursday night for an event dealing a knock-out blow to gender stereotypes.

Block Club Chicago: Loyola Park’s ‘Whimsical’ New Toy Libraries Gives Kids Toys To Play With On The Beach

Neighbors are encouraged to leave beach toys in the four boxes along the shoreline, including pails, shovels, trucks and beach balls.

Block Club Chicago: Dunning-Read Conservation Area Gets New Trails, Upgrades Thanks To Volunteers And Park District

The new wood-chipped trail at the Dunning-Read Conservation Area in Dunning on June 30, 2023.

NBC 5 Chicago: After School Matters, Shirley Ryan Ability Lab Partner to Offer Adaptive Sports Camp For Teens

After School Matters is partnering with Shirley Ryan Ability Lab and the Chicago Park District to offer their first ever adaptive sports ca

Chicago Park District 2023 March/April e-Newsletter

Celebrate Earth Day on April 22 by helping clean and beautify a Chicago Park!

WTTW Chicago: Chicago Parks Are on Fire, and That’s a Good Thing

In a city synonymous with fire, the sight of flames rising up against the backdrop of Chicago’s skyscrapers would typically raise an alarm.

CBS Chicago: Chicago Park District seek to fill over 2,500 summer job positions

The question for kids in high school or college what are you doing this summer?

WGN TV: Need a summer job? Chicago Park District is hiring

Young Chicagoans looking for summer jobs throughout the city can start applying at the Chicago Park District.

Yahoo! News: Chicago Park District now accepting applications for summer jobs

The Chicago Park District wants those 16 and over to apply now.

Chicago Tribune: Chicago birders rejoice as Arctic gull makes rare visit to local beaches: ‘This is about as good as it gets.’

It was 8:15 on a Saturday morning when Woody Goss’ phone started buzzing.

ABC 7 Chicago: Teens get firsthand look at Chicago Park District's summer job opportunities

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Park District is hiring, and teens across the city are getting a firsthand look at the opportunities for this summer.<

Fox 32 Chicago: Chicago's Polar Adventure Day features Siberian Huskies, but no snow

CHICAGO - Chicago's second Polar Adventure Day this year was short on snow but big on fun.

Daily Southtown: Quilt project to transform police shirts into funding for bulletproof vests

A set of T-shirts will be transformed into bulletproof vests to help protect Chicago police officers, thanks to an area resident’s labor of

Beverly Review: Park district sets free yoga for first responders

The Chicago Park District will host free yoga for first responders on Mondays, Feb.

CBS News: Chicago Park District hosting events in celebration of Black History Month

The Chicago Park District will be hosting events in celebration of Black History Month across several parks.

CBS 2 Chicago: Chicago Park District hosting "Girls Day of Play"

Dozens of girls are participating in a "Day of Play" hosted by the Chicago Park District.

Midwest Living Magazine: 3 Chicago Parks Perfect for Spring

With apologies to Tennyson, in spring our fancy turns to thoughts of...finally getting back outside.