Vaccine Requirement at the Chicago Park District

Effective January 3, 2022, certain Chicago Park District programs and activities are subject to the City of Chicago Vaccination Requirement.

The following individuals are exempt from the Vaccination requirement:

  • Youth 18 or under participating in Park programs or in any activity that is organized, sponsored or supervised by the Park District, Park District staff or managers designated by the Park District (this includes youth using Park facilities independently)

  • Youth or adults participating in special recreation programs 

  • Spectators of indoor sporting events provided that no food or drink is being served and that they remain masked at all times

The following individuals are required to submit proof of vaccination in order to enter and use Park District indoor spaces:

  • Adults over the age of 18 taking part in indoor health and fitness programs (not including special recreation), utilizing our indoor park spaces independently or taking part in a sporting event.

  • All spectators 5 or over if food or drink is being served

  • Adults or youth participating in private events inside park facilities or activities that are run by private groups that rent out park space without supervision by Park District staff