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Our facilities have special hours this holiday season:
Our parks are open sunrise to sun down, 365 days a year!
Our Program Guides will be delivered a few days prior to the day that Registration begins:
Winter 2016 – Delivered Nov. 18-20; Registration began at 8 AM on Mon., Nov. 23 2015
Spring 2016 Programs & Summer Camp – Delivered Feb. 24-27; Registration begins 8 AM on Wed., March 2, 2016
Summer 2016 – Delivered April 20-23; Registration begins 8 AM on Wed., April 27, 2016
Fall 2016 – Delivered July 20-23; Registration begins 8 AM on Wed., July 27
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 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.
Be an Inaugural Donor – Click here for details! and receive special markings on your leaf and a decal identifying you as an Inaugural Donor. Offer extended to January 14, 2016!
What is the Friends of HE Parks? Learn more here.
Part 1: Why control invasive species?
Early in 2010, the Hoffman Estates Park District’s Board of Commissioners adopted the district’s first Natural Area Management Plan to define, identify and plan for the management of Hoffman Estates Park District owned natural areas.
Natural areas are valuable assets to our community. Native plants provide wildlife with food and shelter. The deep roots of these native plants stabilize shorelines and prevent fertilizer runoff, keeping the ponds free of silt and algae. But to keep them performing these desirable functions, our natural areas need to be maintained. Read More »
This winter, be among the first to know when inclement weather cancels or delays your program or class. 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 »
If you are looking to increase your daily physical activity levels but aren’t sure how, we have a solution for you! Try walking! Walking just 30 minutes a day has surprising benefits and can help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, improve blood pressure and sugar levels, reduce the risk of certain cancers and improve your health in many more ways. Read More »
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.
In the News
- Sled hills are closed
- Weeds or Wildflowers? Controlling Invasive Species
- Facility Holiday Hours
- Stay Informed About Weather Related Program Cancellations
- Now Registering for Winter 2016
- Great Job Coyotes!
- Take A Walk for Health
- Way to Go! 12U Fall Baseball Champs!
- Congratulations To Hoffman United U12 Iron Men!
- Controlled Burns