Best city parks
This Chicago Park District facility offers baseball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, gyms and a playground.
- 2741 W Montrose Ave, (between Manor and California Aves)
One of Chicago's more prominent parks, Garfield Park offers facilities for baseball, boxing, basketball, tennis and swimming and also has a playground, fitness center, and paths for jogging, walking and biking.
- 100 N Central Park Ave, (at Washington Blvd)
Lincoln Park was named for the 16th President of the United States shortly after his assassination in 1865. The park stretches along the lakeshore and contains the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Lincoln Park Conservatory and the Lincoln Park Cultural Center. The park itself offers golf courses, baseball fields, a skate park and paths for walking, jogging or biking.
- 200 W Fullerton Ave, (at Cannon Dr)
This park offers auditoriums, baseball fields, a golf course, gymnasium, outdoor basketball courts, paths for running, jogging or biking, a spray pool and tennis courts.
- 6734 S Kedzie Ave, (at 67th St)
Designed by famous landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, Jackson Park became the chosen site for the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. Today, the 600-acre park offers golf, baseball, a fitness center, basketball, a playground, tennis courts and paths for walking, jogging or biking.
- 6401 S Stony Island Ave, (at 64th St)