The Chicago Women's Park and Gardens Field House located at 1801 South Indiana Avenue houses multi-purpose community rooms for educational, fitness, and recreational actitivies as well as a state-of-the-art soft surface indoor play ground area which features a
multi-level playset, climbing wall, playground fixtures, playhouses, and a variety of kids toys and books. The Field House also hosts
two Chicago Park District concession partners, education partner Kids Science Labs , and a cafe restaurant Spoke & Bird.
Park-goers can enjoy mom, tots and pop classes or play bridge or take yoga & fitness classes at the facility. In the summer youth attend the Park District’s popular day camps. Specialty camps include pre-school activities. In addition to CPD programs, Chicago Women’s Park hosts fun special events throughout the year for the whole family, such as Movie In The Parks, South Loop Beer & Cider Festival, PDNA South Loop Easter Egg Hunt, Star Parties, Parents Night Out, and Concerts in the Park, and more...!
During the week and weekend, the Open Play area has open hours seasonly scheduled for walk-in use. Part of the spaces available for rental for children’s birthday parties and meetings.
Visitors will also enjoy the recently renovated second and third floor space that features three new fitness studios, club room, staff office, restrooms and lockers and on the 3rd floor, Kids Science Labs.
Kids Science Labs (KSL) offers hands-on science classes, birthday parties, summer camps, and field trips for kids ages 2-12. "Kids Science Labs has developed innovative hands-on classes for kids using their unique inquiry based LIFES Curriculum - "Learning Innovation, Fun Engineering, and Science". All classes are led by amazing KSL science teachers and last between 60-75 minutes."
Renovated in 2014, Spoke & Bird is a full service neighborhood bistro, coffeehouse, and beer garden with indoor dining,
as well as an 1800 square foot patio area for outdoor dining and entertainment.
Field House / Community Center Address and Phone
Talonna Sharp, Chicago Women's Park & Gardens Center Director
1801 South Indiana
Chicago, IL 60616
2018 FIELD HOUSE & INDOOR PLAY-SPACE HOURS
Play Space Hours: Play Space Closes 30 minutes prior to building closure
Green Space Hours: 6:00am - 9:00pm
Facility Closings: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day
INDOOR FIELD HOUSE PHOTO TOUR
'Imagination Playground' play sets (added in 2018)
Kids Science Lab South Loop (3rd Floor)
OUTDOOR PATIO & CAFE