Artist of the Wall 2021 Update

We have received provisional approval from the Chicago Park District to host the Artist of the Wall Festival this Father’s Day Weekend June 19-20, 2021 Stayed Tuned!

September Pitch-in recap

Pitch in for the Parks were held 4x at Loyola Park in 2020: July, September, October and November. Pitch in for the Parks is sponsored by The Chicago Parks Foundation, fiscal agent for Loyola Park Advisory Council. Learn more about the program here.  Check out this photo gallery from our September event. We will host […]

Advisory Council supporting 59th Ward School Supply Drive

The Loyola Park Advisory Council has donated supplies to five of our local schools. It was decided to donate $150 per school for 5 local schools and fund headsets for kids to attend school remotely. We are happy to support our local kids and parents by helping them navigate the remote and in-school learning this […]

2020 Artists of the Wall Status

Hi friend and neighbors! The Loyola Park Advisory Council was into planning the 2020 Artists of the Wall festival as usual this year when COVID-19 struck. The festival is now in its 27th year and this year looks to be the first time the festival will not happen on Father’s Day weekend. While this is […]

Loyola Park Field House in Rogers Park will soon have youth library Updated 2020

CHICAGO (WLS) — Community members of Rogers Park are painting, building and working, hoping to open a youth library at the Loyola Park Field House. “I said ‘Hey we can build a library,’” said Roseanna Magada, Loyola Park Advisory Council President. “We could do it in three weeks, so here we are.” The board plans […]

Loyola Park Field House in Rogers Park will soon have youth library

CHICAGO (WLS) — Community members of Rogers Park are painting, building and working, hoping to open a youth library at the Loyola Park Field House. “I said ‘Hey we can build a library,’” said Roseanna Magada, Loyola Park Advisory Council President. “We could do it in three weeks, so here we are.” The board plans […]

Loyola Park Huddle for 100 with the Chicago Bears

Chicago Bears Huddle for 100 at Loyola Park, Sept. 8th, 2019 Loyola Park made 100 minutes count with close to 50 volunteers picking up litter, microplastics and mulching trees in the park on a beautiful Saturday clean-up. Groups from Family Matters and Junior League participated as well as some hard-working Chicago Bears fans. We even […]

It’s Your Park Day 2019

Sponsored by Chicago Parks Foundation, on June 1st, 2019 we had 10 energetic volunteers mulch 19 trees in front of the Loyola Park Fieldhouse. #IYPD2019 The high school students were doing a student service project and a few members of the Loyola Park Advisory Council were in attendance. Thanks to our Park Staff for helping […]

Loyola EcoLab Outdoor Class in Dunes

Students from Loyola University Chicago’s Institute for Environmental Sustainability (IES) practiced field ecology sampling techniques in the Loyola Dunes on Sunday, September 10th. Among other things, the dunes natural area serves important educational and scientific purposes as an outdoor classroom.  Some students measured plant species abundance and diversity inside 1-meter square frames called quadrats (white plastic […]