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.

Fellger Playlot Park

The upward-shooting water sprayers are a good foray into the world of splash pads. And there's more at this soft-surface playground that's so very popular. Pack a lunch and picnic in the shaded area or let toddlers pretend they are conductors on the mini red train.

2000 W. Belmont Ave. (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