The Chicago Park District has teamed up with Chicago Action Sports to create GoGrind. GoGrind is a series of clinics, camps, and events at some of Chicago’s best skateparks. GoGrind gives young people the opportunity to try these exciting action sports in a safe and supportive place.

Curious? Come out to the park and see skateboarding and BMX in action!




From June through September, join us for occasional skate races at Grant Park Skate Park, 1135 S. Michigan Ave. We start at 4pm. Join us for fun and prizes! These races are free, and registration is not required. Add the races to your calendar so you know when the next race is.

Weather Cancellations are always a possibility. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram for updates.


Clinics give young people the opportunity to try action sports with the help of expert skateboard and BMX coaches. All clinics are free and open to young people of all ages. You can register for a program; drop-ins are encouraged, too! For skateboard clinic, we  have very limited equipment; participants are encouraged to bring their own. Attendees at BMX clinic must bring their own bikes.

Clinics always include contests, and often we feature street and mural artists, as well as DJs. Clinics are focused on either BMX or Skateboard activities.

Skateboard Clinic Schedule and Registration Form

BMX Clinic Schedule and Registration Form


Once again for Summer 2022, GoGrind is partnering with Chicago Park District to bring Skate Camp to Maggie Daley Park. The camps at Maggie Daley Park meet for three days a week, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 2pm-5pm. Click on the links learn more and to sign up for the Skate Camps at Maggie Daley Park.

There will be a week-long Skate Camp at Piotrowski Park at 4247 W. 31st St. Chicago, IL 60623, August 15-19. As soon as Chicago Park District publishes the link to the registration information, it will be available here.

Early July, 9-13 year-olds
Late July,  9-13 year-olds

Early July, 13-16 year-olds
Late July, 13-16 year-olds


GoGrind hosts events at many skate parks throughout the city of Chicago. Check the calendar frequently so you never miss us!

Pop-Ups & My Chi, My Future 

This summer, GoGrind is hosting pop-up demonstrations and exhibitions for action sports throughout the city of Chicago. Locations and times are being planned. Check back, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Instagram, so you’ll always know when GoGrind will be popping up in your neighborhood!

We are also partnering with My Chi, My Future to bring action sports to Chicago beaches. Programs are planned for Loyola Beach (June 22), Oakwood Beach (July 22), and Rainbow Beach (8/13). Check back with us, or confirm times and activities with beach staff.

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