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Hyde Park Disc Golf

Hyde Park Disc Golf is a not-for-profit, community organization committed to the advancement of disc golf on the South Side of Chicago. Our goals are to build an inclusive culture for disc golfers, foster the creation of public disc golf facilities and events while promoting the stewardship of public lands and the health of our community.

Nichols Park Putting Basket

The basket is located South of the tennis courts along Woodlawn. We leave several disc golf frisbees in the basket with games and tips for all to use and try out. If you are interested in learning more about disc golf the PDGA has an excellent getting started guide.

We are hosting a putting league 5:30-8:00 PM, Wednesday Nights. In December of 2020 Nichols Park Advisory Council voted unanimously in support of a permanent putting basket in the park. We are working through the process with the Chicago Park District and will post updates as that process continues. For more information about Nichols Park please click the Nichols Park button below.

Hyde Park Disc Golf members putting at our Wednesday night meetup in Nichols Park.

Shared space for Golfing of all types.

Jackson Park Driving Range Basket

The practice basket in Jackson Park is located at the Jackson Park Driving Range but is moved on the weekend for various family events.

In April of 2021 Jackson Park Advisory Council created the Jackson Park Disc Golf Committee to explore the benefits of bringing disc golf to the park and the surrounding community. For more information about Jackson Park please click the Jackson Park button below.

Kenwood Park Field Basket

The basket is located in the South East corner and offers both putting and field work style play. For more information about Kenwood Park please click the Kenwood Park button below.

Hyde Park Disc Golf at Kenwood Park

Putting and Field Work

Burnham Park Challenge Basket

Burnham Park Challenge Basket

The basket is located across the path from the children’s playground at 55th street in Burnham Park. Tucked into a small grove of trees offers challenging putting lines and great field work.

Jackson Park 9 Hole Course
(In Progress)

We have begun cleaning our garbage and clearing out invasive plant species in a wooded area in the South end of Jackson Park. The wooded area is located Northeast of the E Marquette & S Cornell intersections and Southwest of the Jackson Park Golf Course.

The Course layouts can be found on the UDisc App.

Jackson Park Disc Golf Course Crew

Members of the community, Disc Golf Chicago, DiscMania, and Hyde Park Disc Golf in Jackson Park

Burnham Park Cleanup.

Pitch in for the Parks

Our members participate in various volunteering events available at our local parks. We pickup garbage, participate in the upkeep of the Nichols Park Wildflower Meadow, docent at the Japanese Garden in Jackson Park, and construct Fairy Houses.

If you are interested in chipping in Hyde Park Together organizes regular cleanups in Burnham Park and Saturday’s at 10 AM in Nichols Park volunteers clean the playgrounds and fields.

Disc Golf at Summer Camp

We were awarded a PDGA Diversity and Outreach Grant to establish disc golf in youth programs in our community. We have started working with the Jackson Park Field House and are beginning programs at three other locations soon to be announced.

Summer Camp Disc Golf

Kids playing at the Jackson Park Summer Program

HPDG

Founded in 2020 by a few dads who met in the park to escape the pandemic.

If you have questions about disc golf in Chicago or are interested in learning more about getting involved please email.

hydeparkdiscgolf@gmail.com