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.

Jonquil Playlot Park

Jonquil is tranquil -- just the way a busy parent likes it. Kick back and watch your active tyke enjoy the play areas with swings, slides, activity panels and climbing structures. Plus, there's a spray area to cool off in on warm summer days. Adjacent to the playground is an open plaza with a garden, game table and green space.

1001 W. Wrightwood Ave. (312-742-7816 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