Starting Wed. Dec. 7, please use the South Entrance, as the north and east side doors will be closed. This is because we will begin exciting enhancements to meet future programming needs. The plans stem from the Comprehensive Master Plan (CMP), which was completed in 2014 after extensive surveys, focus groups with residents and meetings with community stakeholders.
The CMP revealed the growing need for preschool programming, programs for residents age 50 and over, and off-ice hockey training areas. As a result, the District spent much of 2015 studying options to accommodate future needs. The planning team presented several options to the Park Board Committee of the Whole on March 15, 2016. At the meeting, the committee approved the following plan: Read More »
There is no better time than the present to stop smoking. That’s because beginning January 1, 2017, smoking will be prohibited at all Hoffman Estates Park District (HE Parks) properties, except for Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club. All facilities and parks will be smoke free, including electric cigarettes. This ban was put in place because establishing a smoke-free park system directly supports its mission “to provide healthy and enjoyable activities” in its facilities and parks. HE Parks made the decision because the effects of smoking and secondhand smoke are the cause of many diseases and health conditions leading to hundreds of thousands of deaths annually. Read More »
Jerry Loch started with the Park District as a parent coach with his daughter Nicole in our youth soccer program. Jerry really enjoyed being around our program and soccer program that he decided to become a “patched” Official and work for HE Parks youth soccer league. Today Jerry is a “jack of all trades” for our Athletic Department. Jerry has worked as a Site Supervisor for our Adult Football and Softball leagues. He is also a score keeper for adult basketball and a referee coordinator for our inter-village soccer league. This past fall, Jerry took over a lot of responsibilities for our inter-village league. He helped train and coordinate the schedules and he helped Athletic Manager Kyle Thomas run the league.
This summer a number of improvements were made to enhance the experience of our residents. Read more.
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