This is the official Facebook page for Douglas Park located in the North Lawndale community, owned & operated by the Chicago Park District. Park Hours: 6 a.m.-11 p.m.
Field House Hours: Mon.-Fri: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Closed on Sundays
Located in the North Lawndale community and parts of the area known as Pilsen, Douglas Park Cultural & Community Center totals 218 acres.
Douglas is a historic regional park that offers many recreational and cultural opportunities for park patrons. The field house features include two gymnasiums, an auditorium, computer lab, fitness center, a kitchen, a grand ball room and meeting rooms.
Outdoors, the park offers tennis courts, a game day football stadium, outdoor pool, water spray features, basketball courts, an artificial turf soccer field, a pavilion, baseball fields and a small golf putting range.
Douglas Park also offers two newly renovated playgrounds as part of Mayor Emanuel’s Chicago Plays! Program. In summer 2016, a playground on the west end of the park was renovated and renamed Sunshine Daydream Playground, in honor of a Grateful Dead song. This new playlot offers an interactive water fountain and music-themed play equipment that is accessible for children of all ages and abilities.
Douglas Park has partnered with many community partners to add additional amenities for patrons. Through a collaboration with the Chicago Bulls Basketball organization, the park offers a computer learning lab to serve the c
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