This month’s Best of Hoffman acknowledges a small group of our Foundation Volunteers for their services at our past Scott R. Triphahn Celebri-Tee Golf Outing held June 15, 2016. The SRT Celebri-Tee Golf Outing raises the majority of the Foundation’s funds for its Scholarship Program that awards $20,000 annually to families and children to participate in park district programs and events. Without a strong volunteer basis, the Foundation would not be able to meet those goals.
This 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.
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There is no better time than the present to stop smoking. That’s because beginning January 1, 2017, smoking will be prohibited at all Hoffman Estates Park District (HE Parks) properties, except for Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club. All facilities and parks will be smoke free, including electric cigarettes. This ban was put in place because establishing a smoke-free park system directly supports its mission “to provide healthy and enjoyable activities” in its facilities and parks. HE Parks made the decision because the effects of smoking and secondhand smoke are the cause of many diseases and health conditions leading to hundreds of thousands of deaths annually. Read More »
Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center (PSSWC), a facility owned by the Hoffman Estates Park District (HE Parks), is proud to announce it is the official practice facility of the Windy City Bulls, the NBA Development League (D-League) Affiliate of the Chicago Bulls.
PSSWC members will soon see Windy City Bulls team members practicing and training at the facility. As part of the partnership, the HE Parks youth basketball program will benefit from several Youth Clinics and Coach Clinics lead by members of the Windy City Bulls. 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.