Best athlete

Candace Parker 

Runner-up: DeMar DeRozan

Best billiards

Surge Billiards 

Runner-up: Pressure Billiards

Best canoe or kayak rentals

Chicago River Canoe and Kayak 

Runner-up: Urban Kayaks

Best dog park

Montrose Dog Beach 

Runner-up: Horner Park Dog Park

Best gym

Galter LifeCenter 

Runner-up: Cheetah Gym

Best lake swimming spot

Montrose Beach

Runner-up: Promontory Point

Best neighborhood park

Humboldt Park 

Runner-up: Winnemac Park

Best professional men’s sports team

Chicago Bulls 

Runner-up: Chicago White Sox

Best professional women’s sports team

Chicago Sky 

Runner-up: Chicago Red Stars

Best sports facility

Wrigley Field 

Runner-up: Guaranteed Rate Field

Best sports TV or radio announcer

Stacey King 

Runner-up: Jason Benetti

Best of Chicago 2021 is
presented by

Green Thumb

sponsored in part by

Goethe Institut
Chicago History Museum

Refer to the closed final ballot to see all the categories and finalists that were voted on.