Lincoln Park and Lakeview are always hopping. And swinging. And sliding. And climbing. You get the idea — they have great playgrounds! If you live in the area or are looking for a great place to park-crawl for the day, these are the ones you really want to check out. Click through for the 411 on splash pads, spraygrounds, playlots and more.

South Lakeview Playground Park

Or, as locals call it, "Blue Park." Have a blast on three play structures, swings and basketball court. In summer, the water sprayer is a great place to romp and doesn't get nearly as crowded as its popular neighbor, Adams Playground Park. Speaking of ... click to the next slide.

1300 W. Wolfram St. (312-742-7785 or

What is YOUR favorite playground in Lincoln Park or Lakeview? Let us know in the Comments!

— Kelly Aiglon, with additional reporting by Mistie Lucht & Selena Kohng

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