Chicago Park District offers adventure, classes

July 27, 2009 8:56:56 AM PDT
The city of Chicago has 570 parks with beaches, walking trails, baseball fields, swimming pools and much more. The Chicago Park District manages more than 7,600 acres of parkland, which includes 518 playgrounds and 534 baseball fields. The 24 miles of lakefront has 31 free beaches.

The park district offers thousands of programs and events. Plus, 60 affordable fitness centers:

  • Altgeld Park, 515 S. Washtenaw Ave., 312.746.5001
  • Amundsen Park, 6200 W. Bloomingdale Ave., 312.746.5003
  • Archer Park, 4901 S. Kilbourn Ave., 773.284.7029
  • Armour Square Park, 3309 S. Shields Ave., 312.747.6012
  • Austin Town Hall Park, 5610 W. Lake St., 773.287.7658
  • Avalon Park, 1215 E. 83rd St., 312.747.2545
  • Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway St., 312.742.7502
  • Calumet Park, 9801 S. Ave. G, 312.747.6039
  • Carver Park, 939 E. 132nd St., 312.747.6047
  • Clarendon Park Community Center, 4501 N. Clarendon Ave., 312.742.7512
  • Columbus Park, 500 S. Central Ave., 773.287.7641
  • Daley Bicentennial Plaza, 337 E. Randolph St., 312.742.7648
  • Davis Square Park, 4430 S. Marshfield Ave., 312.747.6107
  • Don Nash Community Center, 1833 E. 71st St., 773.256.0904
  • Eckhart Park, 1330 W. Chicago Ave., 312.746.5490
  • Fernwood Park, 10436 S. Wallace St., 312.747.6132
  • Fosco Park, 1312 S. Racine Ave., 312.746.5086
  • Foster Park, 1440 W. 84th St., 312.747.6135
  • Fuller Park, 331 W. 45th, 312.747.6144
  • Garfield Park, 100 N. Central Park Ave., 312.746.5092
  • Gage Park, 2411 W. 55th St., 312.747.6147
  • Gale School Park, 7631 N. Ashland Ave., 773.262.5051
  • Gill Park, 825 W. Sheridan, 312.742.7802
  • Grand Crossing Park, 7655 S. Ingleside Ave., 312.747.6158
  • Harris Recreational Center, 6200 S. Drexel Boulevard, 312.747.2706
  • Harrison Park, 1824 W. Wood, 312.746.5491
  • Hayes Park, 2936 W. 85th St., 312.747.6177
  • Hiawatha Park, 8029 W. Forest Preserve Drive, 312.746.5559
  • Homan Square Park, 3559 W. Arlington St., 312.746.6650
  • Humboldt Park, 1440 N. Sacramento Ave., 312.742.7549
  • Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield Ave., 773.478.3538
  • Jackson Park, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave., 773.256.0903
  • Kelvyn Park, 4438 W. Wrightwood Ave., 312.742.7547
  • Kennicott Park, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave., 312.747.7138
  • LaFollette Park, 1333 N. Laramie Ave., 773.287.0541
  • Lake Shore Park, 808 N. Lake Shore Drive, 312.742.7891
  • Lindblom Park, 6054 S. Damen Ave., 312.747.6443
  • Margate Park, 4921 N. Marine Drive, 312.742.7522
  • McFetridge Sports Center, 3843 N. California Ave., 773.478.2609
  • McGuane Park, 2901 S. Poplar Ave., 312.747.6497
  • Mozart Park, 2036 N. Avers St., 312.742.7535
  • Norwood Park, 5801 N. Natoma Ave., 773.631.4893
  • Ogden Park, 6500 S. Racine Ave., 312.747.6572
  • Palmer Park, 201 E. 111th St., 312.747.6576
  • Peterson Park, 5801 N. Pulaski Rd., 312.742.7584
  • Piotrowski Park, 4247 W. 31st St., 312.747.6608
  • Pottawattomie Park, 7340 N. Rogers Ave., 773.262.5835
  • Rainbow Beach & Park, 3111 E. 77th St., 773.745.1479
  • Ridge Park, 9625 S. Longwood Drive, 312.747.6639
  • Russell Square Park, 3045 E. 83rd St., 312.747.6651
  • Rutherford Sayre Park, 6871 W. Belden Ave., 312.746.5368
  • Scottsdale Park, 4637 W. 83rd St., 773.284.1826
  • Sherman Park, 1301 W. 52nd St., 312.747.6672
  • Sherwood Park, 5701 S. Sheilds Ave., 773.256.0926
  • Taylor Park in Bronzeville, 39 W. 47th St., 312.747.6728
  • Trumbull Park, 2400 E. 105th St., 312.747.6759
  • Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St., 312.746.5494
  • Washington Park, 5531 S. Martin Luther King Drive, 773.256.1248
  • Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave., 312.742.7511
  • West Lawn Park, 4233 W. 65th St., 773.284.2803
  • For more information, visit ChicagoParkDistrict.com or call 312.742.PLAY, 312.747.2001 (TTY).


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