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Maggie Daley Park

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337 E. Randolph St., Chicago IL 60601

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Maggie Daley Park is one of Chicago’s newest spectacular green spaces in the heart of downtown and connected to Millennium Park via Anish Kapoor’s BP Bridge. Opened in late 2014, Maggie Daley Park became an instant success due its unique “Skating Ribbon” and magical “Play Garden”. Additions to the park in 2015 include the rock climbing and bouldering walls, an 18-hole miniature golf course, and picnic groves. The 3-acre Play Garden, a first of its kind in Chicago is in the spirit of Alice in Wonderland and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Play and plantings are intentionally different from usual garden and park settings, capturing the imagination, engaging different senses in all seasons of the year, and integrating landscape with custom-designed play structures and sculptures. The Play Garden has diverse opportunities for fun, adventure, exploration, and learning for children of all ages, such as the short cut leading from the small intimate spaces of the Enchanted Forest to the high prospects within the Slide Crater. The skating ribbon is dramatically different from typical ice rinks. Skaters can experience “alpine in the city” as they follow a path twice the length of a lap around a traditional skating rink. Complementing the ribbon are places to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and rent skates. In the summertime, the Ribbon can be used to watch climbers on the climbing wall or children are welcome to walk or ride scooters on the ribbon. At the center of the Skating Ribbon sits two stunning rock-climbing structures that form Chicago’s first and only Climbing Park. These custom-designed sculptural rocks and boulders provide a unique outdoor recreational experience for beginners and experts alike, supported with instruction and supervision by park staff. The combination of the Skating Ribbon and Climbing Park achieves the project aspiration of a park for all seasons, inviting and engaging to all Chicagoans and visitors alike. The rock climbing walls’ maximum height is 40 feet over a total surface area of 19,000 square feet. The wall is divided into a beginner and advanced wall with three different types of climbing: bouldering, lead-harnessed, and top rope. The climbing wall capacity is between 25 to 100 climbers at a given time.

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Masks Provided

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

Wheelchair Accessible

Team Building Programs

Team Building Activities Offered

Miles from O'Hare Airport 18.0

Miles from Midway Airport 12.0

Miles from Navy Pier 1.4

Miles from McCormick Place 2.7

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Student Group Friendly

Reservation Cancellation Policy Reservations required to ice skate

Food On-site OTHER

Number of Restaurants On-site

Hours of Operation Park: Daily from 6am-9pm, Field House: M-Sa: 8am-9pm, Su: 10am-9pm

Family-friendly

Buy-out Max Capacity 10000

Number of Meeting Rooms 3

Largest Room, Theater Capacity 50

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 50

Largest Room, Classroom Capacity 50

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 50

Largest Room, Ceiling Height 10.0

Exhibit Space Available

Largest Room, Max Capacity 50

Largest Room, Square Footage 50

Off-Site Catering Allowed

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style 150

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 50

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 50

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 50

Max Venue Capacity 150

Private Meeting Space Available

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