Burger Bucks Program Benefits Kids


The owners of the new Burger King restaurant in Hoffman Estates have pledged their intentions to give back to the community. The restaurant located at the southeast corner of Higgins and Barrington roads said it will donate a portion of every dollar spent to the Friends of HE Parks each time a customer mentions the Hoffman Estates Park District (HEPD). Read More »

Kids, Try Hockey for Free!

Boys and girls age 4-9 can try Hockey for Free on Saturday, February 20 from 12:50-1:50 pm! Read more and register here.

Sled Hills & Outdoor Skating Areas are Closed


Sled hills at Seascape and Pine Park are still closed, as are all outdoor skating areas. Please check updates at Sledding & Outdoor Skating and follow the flag system at all times.

Spring Programs/Summer Camp Registration Begins March 2

Our Program Guides will be delivered a few days prior to the day that Registration begins:

Winter 2016 – Now registering
Spring Programs & Summer Camp – Delivered Feb. 24-27; Registration begins 8 AM on Wed., March 2, 2016
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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.

Featured Video! What’s Pickleball? Glad you asked. It’s a popular new game that combines tennis, badminton and ping pong.  Watch more video.

New! Body Transformation Challenge – Starts Feb 13

BodyTransformation-TC_VOGThis 8-week program includes attendance at 1 group workout per week, 2 group nutrition classes, and 4 half hour personal training, health coaching or nutrition sessions spread throughout the 8-week program.  Read More.

Stay Informed About Weather Related Program Cancellations


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 »

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.