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Blogs & Sites
Location: 62 W. Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL
Named after President Theodore Roosevelt, this park features tennis courts and large grassy areas.
Location: 4542 S. Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL
Formerly known as Hyacinth Park, this park was named in honor of Gwendolyn Brooks, whose childhood home (4332 S. Champlain) is nearby.
Location: 1845 W. Rice Street, Chicago, IL
The park offers a playground, sand courts, and a fieldhouse with a gymnasium and play room.
Location: 224 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF), housed in the ArchiCenter, offers 90+ different tours - ranging from Chicago neighborhoods, to suburbs, to a varied selection of Chicago Loop tours, i...
Location: 5100 N. Francisco Avenue, Chicago, IL
Located at the convergence of the Chicago River and canal, River Park offers a rich wildlife habitat, fishing, and a canoe launch, in addition to seasonal environmental programs.
Location: 3111 E. 77th Street, Chicago, IL
Rainbow Park features a large gym, three clubrooms, and a fitness center.
Outdoors, visitors can find basketball, tennis and handball courts, three baseball diamonds, two playgrounds, ...
Location: 1000 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
Location: 5200 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
Less crowded and more accessible than some of the beaches further south, Foster Avenue Beach is a lovely, unpretentious lake front where families can relax and enjoy Lake Michigan. The ...
Location: Wilson Street and Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
Location: 5421 N. Menard Avenue, Chicago, IL
Gladstone fits a lot into its one acre, including a small fieldhouse, a couple of playing fields (also on the small-side), and a baseball diamond. Preschool classes, tumbling, and T-ball progr...
Location: 6312 W. Rosedale Avenue, Chicago, IL
Rosedale uses its two and one-half acres to provide indoor and outdoor soccer fields, as well as basketball, football, baseball, roller hockey, tennis, track and field and volleyball fac...
Location: 5100 N. Ridgeway Avenue, Chicago, IL
Eugene Field offers basketball, softball, volleyball, aerobics, weightlifting, and early childhood programs. The Chicago River runs through the park, providing a beautiful natural landscape for...
Location: 1419 W. Blackhawk Street, Chicago, IL
Pulaski Park features a playground/ sprayground, an outdoor pool, and a rugby field.
Location: 2501 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL
More than just a sports club, the Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club works closely with community groups, area schools, and senior centers to offer athletic, social, recreational, cultural, computer,...