Parks Dept on Weed Control

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This time of year through  mid-June is the “Riviera Maya” for our friends, the weeds. We have received many questions from residents and employees about the when, what and where of our weed spraying program so we’ll discuss some issues and methods and hopefully will answer questions you may have. Read More »

Introducing…New Logo and Tagline

We are excited to introduce a new logo and brand image for the Hoffman Estates Park District. The new logo has more contemporary version of the familiar sun, which you’ve seen for many years. In the center is a leaf to acknowledge our Green initiatives and the blue “swish” represents the 25 bodies of water in our 70+ parks. The stem of the leaf reveals a path leading into the horizon; signifying an active lifestyle, and forward thinking, too. The lower case “serif” font is casual, friendly and suggests recreation and fun. Read More »

Now Registering for Summer

Our Summer Program Guide is here and registration is open. Bring on Summer!

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Park Improvement Projects Underway

Victoria-parkEach year brings many improvements to playgrounds and facilities throughout the district. Below you will find updates on all projects currently under way, including Playground Renovations at Sheffield, Victoria and Canterbury Park Place. Find out more about these and other improvements here:  Read more.

Giving Tree – Leave A Legacy

Giving Tree Friends of HE Parks Foundation

The Friends of HE Parks Foundation has a new Giving Tree located in the hallway outside the Board Room at the Triphahn Center. This is your chance to leave a legacy in our community.

Order your Leaf, Stone or Acorn! Complete the form and mail, fax or email.

What is the Friends of HE Parks? Learn more here.


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.

Now registering for Summer! Watch more video.

Summer Lawn Tips

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Lawn care problems? The Parks Department has some tips for you on how to have the greenest grass on the block.  Read More »

Pictures From Our Latest Event!

Back stage at Dance Recital 2016…were you here? See more pictures.



Now Hiring Part Time Workers


Now Hiring dance instructors, seasonal lifeguards, front desk associates, golf course, child care, banquets, and more, including a Digital Media Associate. HE Parks is a great place to work. Apply online here.

Stay Informed About What’s Happening at the Park District


This Summer, keep up with what’s going on at the park district! Get our free Hoffman Estates Park District mobile app to provide you with information right in the palm of your hand. Click the Weather Updates icon, or go to Settings and select which Push Notifications you’d like to receive. Read More »

See the Birds of Prey


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.