Goat Herd to Assist Golf Course Brush Control

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A herd of goats has arrived to help eradicate invasive plant species at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club. The Green Goats, a company from Monroe, Wisconsin, have been hired to graze on natural areas at the golf course that have been overcome by invasive plants.  Read More »

Congratulations Knights – Our August Best of Hoffman

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Knights Baseball Team 13U Mid-Suburban Baseball League Champions
The Knights’ won 42 out of 53 games in 2015 plus two tournament championships, a division title (which was their second in a row), and the ultimate Mid-Suburban Baseball League (MSBL) Championship which consisted of 26 teams who played over 300 games.  Read More »

Nature Lovers Needed!

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Nature lovers are needed to help in our parks:

Wildflower Seed Collecting Event – Saturday, September 26, 10 AM-Noon at Charlemagne Park

Mobile App Puts HEPD In Your Hands

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The Hoffman Estates Park District now offers a FREE mobile app to provide you with information right in the palm of your hand. With the HE Parks app, you can:

-Find parks and facilities
-View schedules
-Get weather notices
-Book a tee time
-Browse events
-Contact us

Click here to download app on your Apple iPhone.

Click here to download app on your Android.

Tell Us What You Think: Take Our Short Survey

Your feedback is important to us. Tell us what you think about our facilities, parks, events and programs. Take the Survey.

See the Birds of Prey

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Did you know that we have a variety of birds of prey on display at Vogelei Park? It’s true! Each Sunday from 1-4 PM you can get an upclose look at the Northern Illinois Raptor Center’s bird handlers and their special raptors. Read more here.

Coaches Needed!

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3rd/4th Grade Boys Soccer Coaches – The commitment consists of one week night practice at the volunteers choosing and a Sunday game.  Practices start as soon as we find a coach as other teams have started practicing this week.  Game season runs Sunday, September 13- November 1.  Interested persons should contact Dru at dsteinhoff@heparks.org or 847-781-3630.

Hockey Coaches  – Coaches are needed for all levels of our youth hockey program. Contact Randy Jordan at rjordan@heparks.org or 847-285-5501.

Mite Hockey Now Registering – Kids 8 and Under

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The Most Advanced (and fun) Development Program for 8 and under Mite players

To increase the development for players this age of great learning potential, we are now forming a Mite in-house league that will allow for more team play and game learning. In addition, we will focus on five major skills in training session offered on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. The goal is for all interested Mite players to be able to participate in game action at a level that will challenge them over the long season, but still have them touching the puck enough to really improve, and have a great time, too. This is a more age specific way to develop players for playing house travel and progress to full travel.  Read More »

Park Projects this Season

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Patchwork and repairs are being made to ALL facility parking lots and some parks throughout the district. Parks include Cannon Crossings, Fabbrini, Victoria, Cottonwood, Vogelei and South Ridge.

This year, several of our parks are slated to get new playground equipment, plus we will be improving the surfaces of our walking paths around Fabbrini Park (Highpoint) .  Read more here.