The Hoffman Estates Park District will host a public meeting for the purpose of discussing a new skate park. The district presently operates a skate park on the north-side of Hoffman Estates at the Willow Recreation Center and we are interested in looking at the feasibility of building another skate park in the southeast section of Hoffman Estates. No specific location has been identified at this time. Read More »
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There has been a serious outbreak of the Canine Influenza Virus in the Chicago area, with more than 1000 cases reported in Cook County. HEPD wants all dog owners to educate themselves on the virus and to consult with their veterinarians. While there are certain vaccines that are required for membership to our dog parks, including Bordetella (aka kennel cough), the Canine Influenza Vaccine is not required. Read More »
At the May 16 event, Plant Your Park, Highpoint Park will be renamed Joseph L. Fabbrini Park. Mr. Fabbrini was a founder of the Hoffman Estates Park District. He served as one of its first commissioners and was its first volunteer Executive Director. The park will be renamed at the Plant Your Park event on Saturday, May 16. To learn more about Mr. Fabbrini, please read further: Read More »
We need talented people to work at the golf course and serve banquets, drive the Zamboni, serve as lifeguards and swim instructors, work with children in summer camp and help in marketing. These positions vary from part-time to full-time; seasonal to permanent – in all divisions. Help us make opportunities for fun and recreation in Hoffman Estates. Join Us!
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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
-Get weather notices
-Book a tee time
Each year, our Parks Services Division has scheduled “ecological burns” for several of our natural areas throughout our parks. The burns are an effective way of burning away plant life. There are many benefits to this process, including helping to eliminate non-native, invasive plant species, adds nutrients to the soil and stimulates native species. To learn more, read on or watch a short video.
The Park District will continue its Free Mulch offer it started in 2011. Mulch is now available in several locations. The mulch was previously used as “fall material” beneath playground equipment to protect children upon impact of falling. It is replaced each year with a fresh supply as a safety measure. The used mulch is available for free to residents to use in their home gardens and landscaping, while it lasts. Read More »
Concrete work is completed at Willow Recreation Center. The parking lot at Triphahn Center concrete work on the north entrance will be complete early in May. Visitors are being rerouted to the south entrance (by the ice rinks). All work schedules are contingent on the weather.
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.
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In the News
- Your Input Requested at Public Meeting
- Controlled Burns
- About the Canine Influenza Virus & Our Dog Parks
- Highpoint Park to be Renamed Fabbrini Park
- Free Mulch Now Available
- Park Projects this Season
- Golf Course Now Open!
- Now Registering Redhawks Football & Cheer
- Foundation Raises $3,400 at Girls’ Night Out Event
- Now Hiring!