Your Input Requested at Public Meeting


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.

The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Triphahn Center, 1685 W Higgins Road. For further information, please contact Gary Buczkowski at 847-561-2172 or  For additional information check the website at as the meeting time approaches.

Controlled Burns Scheduled Tues, March 31


We will be conducting a controlled burn at Golf Road Nature Area today, Tuesday, March 31. 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.

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Now Hiring!


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!



What’s your story? We want to hear it! Tell us about your favorite HEPD activity, what you love about the HEPD. Tell us how HEPD has had an impact on your family. Click to read the stories that folks have shared with us so far then tell us your story!

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Mobile App Puts HEPD In Your Hands


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.

Park Projects to Begin Soon


There are many exciting changes coming in 2015. Several of our parks are slated to get new playground equipment, plus we will be improving the surfaces of our walking paths around Highpoint/Fabbrini park and the parking lots at the Triphahn Center and Willow Recreation Center. Read more here.

Shop Day Event at Dick’s Sporting Goods – April 4

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Golf Course Now Open!


One of our favorite signs of spring, the golf course at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club is now open for the season. Tee times are being accepted. You can book your tee time online or call 847-781-3681. For Opening Season Rates:

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Now Registering Redhawks Football & Cheer

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Hoffman Redhawks Football & Cheer are now registering online and at Walk-In Registration on Saturday May 16 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Eisenhower Jr. High. For more details visit their website.

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Highpoint Park to be Renamed Fabbrini Park

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At the January 27 Park Board meeting, the board approved a proposal to rename Highpoint Park in honor of Joseph L. Fabbrini.  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 »