Chicago's Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park Turns On For Summer This Weekend

One tell-tale sign that summer is just around the corner: Water flowing at Buckingham Fountain.

Illinois Residents Can Enter Sweepstakes to Turn on Buckingham Fountain for Summer

Kick off summer on May 13 with ComEd, Chicago Park District and Tom Skilling at the free Switch on Summer festival

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.

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.

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?

Block Club Chicago: New Park District Headquarters In Brighton Park On Track To Open This Summer

Residents can expect summer programs at the new headquarters, Park District officials said during a community meeting Tuesday.

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

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

Fox 32 Chicago: Chicago Park District accepting applications for summer positions

Spring just started, but the Chicago Park District says it isn't too early to look for the perfect summer job.

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.

Chicago Park District 2023 February/March e-Newsletter

Our spring session is around the corner and you can start viewing our offerings on March 6!

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.

Chicago Park District 2023 January/February e-Newsletter

Whether you are planning to celebrate Valentine's Day with a significant other, a group of friends, or your family, we have the perfect eve

Fox 32 News: Chicago Park District KIcks Off Free Fitness Week

Meghan O'Boyle, wellness manager with the Chicago Park District, talks about all the amazing services they offer residents who are looking to get i

Chicago Sun-Times: Where to take your Christmas tree after the holidays

The trees must be stripped of decorations and bases and can’t be dropped off in bags, according to Recycle By City, a group that compiles local rec

Block Club Chicago: Englewood’s Moran Park Is Getting A New Field House, Water Spray In 2023

Neighbors can weigh in on the designs for the new field house and water spray at community meetings next year, a spokesperson said.