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Chicago Park District

Chicago Park District Information


4830 S. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60609


With more than 8,800 acres of green space, the Chicago Park District is one of the largest municipal park managers in the nation. The District’s more than 600 parks offer thousands of sports and physical activities as well as cultural and environmental programs for youth, adults, and seniors. The Chicago Park District is also responsible for 28 indoor pools, 50 outdoor pools, and 28 miles of lakefront including 23 swimming beaches plus one inland beach. From canoeing to soccer fields to arts and crafts, there is never a shortage of activities to participate in in Chicago’s parks.


Monday-Friday: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM–12:00 PM

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