Named after the illustrious U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas, this splendid park offers Chicago's city dwellers a seemingly endless array of recreational facilities. Young and old, the park is a haven for all. Spread over an area of 173 acres (70.01 hectares), Douglas Park boasts stellar facilities that include a football stadium, an outdoor pool, tennis courts, meeting rooms, a fitness center, an auditorium, a soccer field, a mini golf course and baseball fields amongst many others. From cultural and after school programs, to summer camps and sporting events, Douglas Park offers a schedule of events that is jam packed with fun for the whole family.