Each year, the Jumping Jack delights children across Chicago. This inflatable playground, provided by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, is available for free, all summer long.

  • The Jumping Jack Program is limited to Residential Block Parties within the city limits of Chicago.
  • Applicant must reside on the block where the Block Party is taking place.
  • Units are available on Saturday and Sundays only, the volume of request are typically highest on Saturdays please consider a Sunday.
  • Request are filled on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • The 2022 Jumping Jack Program is scheduled to run from Saturday, May 28 through Sunday, September 4.
  • The 2022 Jumping Jack registration portal will open Monday, April 18.

 Review the program's general rules.