Friends of Minuteman Park

Friends of Minuteman Park Minuteman Park is a playground in the Garfield Ridge/Clearing neighborhood on the Southwest Side of Chicago.
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Volleyball League Standings update...PS. The games this week were really fun to watch!!
07/16/2021

Volleyball League Standings update...
PS. The games this week were really fun to watch!!

Volleyball League Standings update...
PS. The games this week were really fun to watch!!

After 3 awesome weeks of play, here are the standings...
07/09/2021

After 3 awesome weeks of play, here are the standings...

After 3 awesome weeks of play, here are the standings...

First water balloon toss/fight in the books!
07/03/2021

First water balloon toss/fight in the books!

After 2-weeks of league play, here are the updated standings as of 7/1/21...
07/02/2021

After 2-weeks of league play, here are the updated standings as of 7/1/21...

After 2-weeks of league play, here are the updated standings as of 7/1/21...

06/29/2021

Volleyball Update: Although the sand court has water, we have opted to play on a grass court. Games are on!

06/29/2021

Volleyball League Update:
If the rain continues up until 3pm, league games will be cancelled tonight. Currently the court is flooded. I will update our situation again at 3pm.

06/25/2021

Open sand volleyball is cancelled today due to the rain. We will see everyone next Friday!

After our first week of volleyball league, here are the standings...
06/25/2021

After our first week of volleyball league, here are the standings...

After our first week of volleyball league, here are the standings...

06/12/2021
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06/12/2021

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This Play School class has touched our hearts! For the last 2 years we have watched them grow into wonderful kids who ar...
06/12/2021

This Play School class has touched our hearts! For the last 2 years we have watched them grow into wonderful kids who are ready for anything the world throws their way! We will miss them dearly in the fall 🥲. Happy Graduation Minuteman Class of 2021! ☺️

05/24/2021

Minuteman Park's
Summer Day & Play Camps are FULL!!

Thank you for your patronage!!

05/14/2021
Minuteman Park | Chicago Park District

Good morning! Summer camp registration is in full swing!

Currently Play Camp is FULL.

Day Camp still has 13 spots available. There is no need to make a trip to the park. Online registration is available at https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks-facilities/minuteman-park

Located in the Clearing Community, Minuteman Park totals 8.92 acres and features a multi-purpose room. A green feature of the park includes a Harvest Garden. Outside, the park offers softball/baseball diamonds, a tennis court, and a sand volleyball court. Many of these spaces are available for rent....

Friday dance party! Coach Arnie held down the dance floor as security while Coach Ari mixed the tunes behind the DJ boot...
04/30/2021

Friday dance party! Coach Arnie held down the dance floor as security while Coach Ari mixed the tunes behind the DJ booth 😂

Hi everyone, We are currently in need of early childhood (age2-5) toy donations. In particular, we could really use a ru...
04/01/2021

Hi everyone,
We are currently in need of early childhood (age2-5) toy donations. In particular, we could really use a rug similar to the one below, as well as puzzles, anything peppa pig, paw patrol, frozen etc.

If you are spring cleaning and would like to donate, please message us or feel free to drop off at the park anytime m-f between 12 and 5pm. Thanks!

Hi everyone,
We are currently in need of early childhood (age2-5) toy donations. In particular, we could really use a rug similar to the one below, as well as puzzles, anything peppa pig, paw patrol, frozen etc.

If you are spring cleaning and would like to donate, please message us or feel free to drop off at the park anytime m-f between 12 and 5pm. Thanks!

End of winter session photo dump! Have a great spring break and we’ll see everyone back at the park on April 5th!
03/26/2021

End of winter session photo dump! Have a great spring break and we’ll see everyone back at the park on April 5th!

Happy Friday! Today was show and tell in play school. Check out all the special things our kids brought to share ☺️
02/19/2021

Happy Friday! Today was show and tell in play school. Check out all the special things our kids brought to share ☺️

01/04/2021

Dear MM Community,
It is with great sadness that we have to report that Winter Session Classes have been postponed. Please follow the Chicago Park District website www.chicagoparkdistrict.com for updates. We will also report them here on FOMP page. In the meantime, please stay safe and we hope to see you very soon.

01/04/2021

Happy New Year MM Community!!!

Friends of Minuteman Park's cover photo
11/30/2020

Friends of Minuteman Park's cover photo

Friends of Minuteman Park
11/30/2020

Friends of Minuteman Park

11/30/2020

As we move through the season, Minuteman Park would like to express how grateful we are to serve our community. We miss you and we look forward to working with you all again soon. Until then, please have a safe and joyful holiday!

Friends of Minuteman Park
09/01/2020

Friends of Minuteman Park

09/01/2020

Hello MM Community!
Fall Classes are posted on the Chicago Park District Website. If you have any questions email the staff at [email protected] or [email protected]

06/05/2020

Hello MM Community,

The parks are taking a gradual approach to reopening. During this time, our playground will remain closed and the MM staff will be to temporarily relocated to one of the open parks in our area.

Meanwhile, the MM staff is also planning the fall session to prepare for Phase 4 of the reopening plan. Until then, please stay safe and healthy!!

We eagerly await your return!!!

04/14/2020

Dear MM Community,

Unfortunately the Covid-19 situation has caused the CPD to cancel the spring session. Please go on the CPD website for details. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see all of you in the near future.

Please stay safe and healthy!!

03/30/2020

Dear MM Park Community,
Unfortunately, the Spring Session is currently postponed due to the Covid-19 shutdown. Please stay safe until we are cleared to reopen.

03/05/2020

Minuteman Spring Registration continues...
There are spaces available in:

Moms, Pops & Tots (Tu, Th 11:30) 2-3y
Recreational Tumbling (Th 4:00) 4-5y
Recreational Tumbling (Tu 4:00) 4-5y
Homework Time (M-F 3:00) 6-8y
Soccer (M, W 5:00) 6-8y
Soccer (Tu, Th 10:30) 2-4y
Softball League (Tu, Th 6:30) Men 18+
Volleyball League (M, W 6:15) Women 18+

For more information please call 773-284-0214

Friends of Minuteman Park
01/31/2020

Friends of Minuteman Park

01/30/2020

Hi Minuteman Community!

Minuteman Park is looking for a big-screen TV donation for the 2020 Summer Day Camp. If you have one to donate, please message us...

Thanks in advance!!

01/10/2020

Just a friendly reminder: Winter classes have begun at Minuteman. All classes are available on-line until the activity is full.

The Minuteman Park staff wishes you a Happy Holidays and New Year! We can’t wait to bring you great programs starting on...
12/27/2019

The Minuteman Park staff wishes you a Happy Holidays and New Year! We can’t wait to bring you great programs starting on January 6th!

We had a BLAST celebrating with family and friends at our “Minute with Santa” party last Friday! Thank you to all our pa...
12/20/2019

We had a BLAST celebrating with family and friends at our “Minute with Santa” party last Friday! Thank you to all our park families who made it out and a special thank you to Santa for spending the evening with us!🎅🏽🧣🎄

Friends of Minuteman Park
12/05/2019

Friends of Minuteman Park

Address

5940 S Central Ave
Chicago, IL
60638

Opening Hours

Monday 09:30 - 18:30
Tuesday 09:30 - 18:30
Wednesday 09:30 - 18:30
Thursday 09:30 - 18:30
Friday 09:30 - 18:30

Telephone

(773) 284-0214

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