Sledding & Skating This Winter


Don’t let the brisk air keep you and your family from enjoying the outdoors. It is recommended that children get 60 minutes of activity each day. Being outdoors provides added benefits of exposure to fresh air, sunshine and it stimulates the imagination.  Read More »

Children’s Book Drive


Hoffman Stars Dance Company will be visiting and performing for the kids at St. Alexius Children’s Hospital. With your help they would like to collect as many books as they can. On their visit they will deliver the books to the hospital for all the children receiving treatment to enjoy. There will be a box in the TC lobby that will be used to collect donations of new or gently used books for the children at the hospital. Donations taken until December 6. Please help us in making the days a little brighter for those in need of medical care at the hospital.

Natural Area Management Plan

The 2014 updated plan to manage our natural areas is out!

Natural Areas Management Plan

New Digital Marquees Inform Our Community

TC small 300x250 New Digital Marquees Inform Our CommunityHEPD recently completed construction this month of its new signage in front of the Triphahn Community Center and Ice Arena and Vogelei Park, with two additional signs to come on line within the coming weeks at Willow Recreation Center, Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club. The signs replace old marquee signs and are digital, full color displays. HEPD dedicated the signs in a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. in the front parking lot of the Triphahn Center.

In addition to promoting the Park District’s programs and events, the signs will also promote Village events including events at the Sears Centre, and provide up–to-the-minute community emergency messages such as Amber Alerts, severe weather warnings, etc. Two of the signs will also include some commercial advertising as a way to offset the cost of the new signs. Read More »

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.



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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Controlled Burns Scheduled This Season


Each Fall, 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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NEW! 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