Chair: Gary Ossewaarde (email,
or 773-773-947-9541) and Louise McCurry, (email
or 773 844-2225). We have
been working creating and coordinating and giving small
grants to PACs for as many area parks as possible. Please
contact us with questions about a PAC for your park.
We also work for great suites of programs and workdays*.
HPKCC contributed to, as parks committee members the
2016 Neighborhood Enhancement Grants Committee-
see the July 6 release of the
winners - special congratulations to Cornell Park
TO BOOK A WORKDAY FOR YOUR GROUP IN JACKSON
Our parks range from vest pocket to neighborhood
parks (some with regional attractions) to the big regional
parks that surround Hyde Park on three sides. A few
have active councils. Their schedules are found in PAC
Meeting Schedules (check often as schedules
change). The Conference provides support services for
and has special ties to the councils for Nichols Park
(an HPKCC affiliate) and Elm Park. If you see something
happening in a park that shouldn't be, call 911 and
Park Security 312 747-2193. To learn about our
parks and their events, visit PARKS
HOMEPAGE and navigate.
For Permits, go to the park district website—search special events permits or permits (latter will bring you to all, including baseball fields.)
The folks at the
Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference
welcome your comments and help. E-mail
ord call the chairs.