Download the pool schedules for Sept 9 2019 through Dec 8 2019 https://assets.chicagoparkdistrict.com/s3fs-public/documents/schedules/Ping%20Tom%20Fall%202019%20Refrigerator%20Schedule.pdf
Ping Tom Park is commemorating its 20th Anniversary with the dedication of the Between the Mountains and the Water mural. You’re invited to join us on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at noon at the 18th Street underpass in Ping Tom Memorial Park.
Chicago Bears team up with Chicago Parks (including Ping Tom Park) for Sept 7th volunteer initiative
In honor of their 100th season, the Chicago Bears are hosting the Bears Huddle for 100 volunteer initiative, encouraging fans to donate 100 minutes of their time to give back in their local communities.
Park clean-up events will be held at 14 participating park locations including Ping Tom Memorial Park throughout the city in partnership with the Chicago Parks Foundation and the Chicago Park District. The first 1,000 participants to register and show up to volunteer will receive a free Bears t-shirt.
The Chicago Parks Foundation is thankful for the Bears' continued partnership with Chicago's parks and is thrilled to be a part of this momentous celebration!
Register at https://www.chicagobears.com/community/bears-huddle-for-100
Join us as we celebrate the Friends of the Chicago’s River’s 40th Anniversary. Highlights include: lion dances, park tours, food trucks, live music, live river wildlife, canoeing, fishing and discounted water taxi and kayaking.
At 9 a.m., MWRD Commissioner Josina Morita and Friends’ will be holding the 3rd Annual Big Jump.
Download the pool schedules for Dec 10, 2018 to Jan 5, 2019 AND Jan 7 to Mar 17, 2019. https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/node/9479#Schedules
Please note that the pool will be closed for maintenance in mid-December so call the pool office (312) 225-0955 for the latest information.
Join IL State Rep. Theresa Mah and Active Transportation Alliance on a bike tour of the 2nd District and learn about the new bike safety bill, HB 5143 - Dutch Reach Bill. Come and receive free bike checks, tire repair tutorials, and light refreshments along the route.
Bike route details can be found on Rep. Mah’s website. If you have any questions, please contact Rep. Mah’s office at (872) 281-5775.
Universoul Circus kicks off its month-long engagement at Washington Park by coming to the Leonard Louie Fieldhouse at Ping Tom Park on Tuesday, October 2nd from 5 to 6 p.m. Kids and families are welcome to come and see this world-renown circus.
Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Park presents Salsa Mambo on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Dance lessons from 6 to 7 p.m. and Open Dancing from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Big Jump will take place by the Ping Tom Park's Boat House.
Come watch Friends’ executive director, Margaret Frisbie, and Water Reclamation District Commissioner Josina Morita jump into the Chicago River with other advocates; federal, state, and county elected officials; and representatives from key agencies at Ping Tom Park on August 25. The Big Jump highlights efforts to improve the river’s water quality and demonstrates our commitment to making the Chicago River swimmable for all.
This is a fundraiser for Friends of the Chicago River's K-12 education program and water quality efforts, so please consider donating here: http://bit.ly/BigJump2018