Chicago Park District Mask Policy

Effective February 28, 2022, face coverings will not be required for Park District patrons, with limited exceptions detailed below.

While face coverings are not required in most settings, we strongly recommend that individuals continue to wear face coverings if they are unvaccinated or immunocompromised, or if they are interacting with people that are unvaccinated, including children under the age of five.

Masks will still be required during all transportation on buses or other vehicles.

*  Please also note that parks located in Chicago Public School (CPS) buildings must follow CPS mask policy which currently requires masks in all indoor settings.

Many patrons and employees may choose to continue to wear a mask – please be kind to anyone that makes this choice. We fully support and encourage any patron or employee that makes the decision to continue wearing a mask.

Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations

The park is open 7 days a week 6:00 am – 10:00 pm.

Please observe the following rules to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all visitors.

By law, the following are not permitted in this park:

  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Open fires
  • Parking on grass or walks
  • Personalized motor vehicles
  • Drones
  • Segways
  • Dogs
  • Bikes
  • Littering
  • Animals other than service animals, as defined by Illinois law
  • Sports leagues or large gatherings without permits


  • Walk bicycles through the park
  • Rollerblade or skateboard at reasonable speeds

View specific rules and regulations for the following facilities:

For a complete list of Chicago Park District rules & regulations, view the Park District Code



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