Congratulations Best of Hoffman

IMG_1392This month’s Best of Hoffman recipient is someone who is making a difference to save the Monarch Butterfly from extinction in North America. Monarchs rely on the milkweed plant for survival — they lay their eggs on it and it is the caterpillars’ sole source of sustenance. Read More about how Chip Mahr is helping create a habitat for Monarchs here in Hoffman Estates.


Triphahn Gym and Walking Track Closed

Due to resurfacing of the gym floor, the Triphahn Center gym and walking track are closed until September 1. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Fun Is Serious Business

Green spaces, recreational programs and fun family events create positive effects in our community. Our residents recognize this, as more than 50% of residents have participated in our programs; well above the Illinois state average of 38%1. Of course, this doesn’t even include the many visitors to our facilities, events and 70+ parks! Further, on our most recent Attitude & Interest Survey, residents gave us a 93.7% Satisfaction Rating.1 In short, we’re making life fun!  Read More »

UPDATES: Park Improvement Projects

Under Repair 24x18This summer a number of improvements were made to enhance the experience of our residents. Read more to learn about the Ice Rink Maintenance, Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center Aquatics improvements and Playground Remodeling.

Fall Registration Is OPEN

The Fall Guide 2016 is now out! Registration is open!



Stay Informed About What’s Happening at the Park District


Keep up with HE Parks! Get our free 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 »

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.

Mark your calendar for Pumpkin Fest, October 15.  Watch more video.

Pictures From Seascape Closing Day

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Were you here? Tag yourself: See more pictures.

Wolf Pack NWHL Registration Information


Registration for the Wolf Pack Northwest Hockey League (house/travel) is now open for returning NWHL, in house and development  Fall and Spring players. General public will not be able to register until mid-July. As a reminder NWHL is a park district program where the agency and league rules are first come first serve. With that, players deemed not ready for the level of play will be recommended to continue in a development program. Not sure which session to sign your child up for? Browse Sessions Here. Still in doubt? Contact Randy Jordan at or 847 285 5501. Read More »

Wolf Pack Hockey Club Anticipates Successful Season with Rink Enhancements

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New enhancements coming to the Triphahn Ice Arena are getting the Wolf Pack Hockey Club (WPHC) really excited. Already this summer new ice surfaces were installed with the addition of new HVAC compressors and fresh paint was applied throughout the rink, which is owned and operated by the Hoffman Estates Park District (HE Parks). Plans will be presented to the Park Board of Commissioners in October for a new Off-Ice Training Facility. Upon approval by the Board, demolition will begin in the Fall and construction will begin in the Winter, with the facility ready in time for the Spring season.
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Now Hiring Part Time Workers


Now for child care programs and more. HE Parks is a great place to work. Apply online here.

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.