Introducing…New Logo and Tagline

We are excited to introduce a new logo and brand image for the Hoffman Estates Park District. The new logo has more contemporary version of the familiar sun, which you’ve seen for many years. In the center is a leaf to acknowledge our Green initiatives and the blue “swish” represents the 25 bodies of water in our 70+ parks. The stem of the leaf reveals a path leading into the horizon; signifying an active lifestyle, and forward thinking, too. The lower case “serif” font is casual, friendly and suggests recreation and fun. Read More »

Now Registering for Summer

Our Summer Program Guide is here and registration is open. Bring on Summer!

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Controlled Burns


Weather permitting, the Parks Department conducts controlled burns in our natural areas.

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Park Improvement Projects Underway

Victoria-parkEach year brings many improvements to playgrounds and facilities throughout the district. Below you will find updates on all projects currently under way, including Playground Renovations at Sheffield, Victoria and Canterbury Park Place.

Asphalt work at our facilities will occur during April.  Read more.

Congratulations Employees of the Quarter

And the winners of our quarterly awards are…. 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.

The Summer Guide is here. Registration starts April 27 at 8 AM! Watch more video.

Lawn Care Tips from Parks Dept

garden tips5Now is the optimum for the beginning of seed germination. With the warm temperatures we’ve had, it is a great time to start minor lawn repairs, such as snow plow damage along driveways and sidewalks. Just keep in mind that you may need to keep the seeds moist and covered with straw or peat moss.  Read More »

Free Mulch Available to Community

Pine Mulch

The Hoffman Estates Park District (HE Parks) free mulch is offering the community for use around residential landscaping. The mulch consists of 50% wood chips and 50% hummus and aids in retaining moisture and adds nutrients to the soil as it breaks down. Read More »

Now Hiring Part Time Workers

helpwanted_tabloidSeasonal lifeguards, camp counselors, front desk associates, golf course, child care, banquets, and more, including a Digital Media Associate. HE Parks is a great place to work. Apply online here.

Stay Informed About What’s Happening at the Park District


This Summer, keep up with what’s going on at the park district! 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.