Chicago Park District Blogs

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Chicago Park District General Blog

Find out the latest news and get an insight into what’s happening in your Chicago parks.

Urban Naturalist

The Chicago Park District’s Urban Naturalist blog features great stories and topics about outdoor and environmental programs, policies, and initiatives. The Park District strives to encourage all our patrons to connect to the natural world and works to develop awareness, appreciation, knowledge and stewardship of the natural resources within the city of Chicago. Sign up for the Urban Naturalist Quarterly Email Newsletter!

Community in a Garden

Chicago Park District’s Community Gardens in the Parks offers more than 70 community garden groups across the city to come out and garden! From helping maintain beautifully landscaped perennial beds to managing your own plot of vegetables, there are a wide range of opportunities available for those who wish to become involved in Chicago’s vibrant gardening movement.

Player's Message Board

Do you have a team together but need a few additional players? Are you a player looking for a team to join? Leave a comment with specific information about your need, then check back often for responses to your comments.

Get Fit For Life

The Park Family Wellness Initiative helps you Get Fit For Life! Subscribe to this blog and find out helpful tips from our very own fitness experts.