Party In the Park to Feature Multi-Cultural Entertainment


The community is invited to Fabbrini Park (1704 Glen Lake Road) on Saturday, August 6 for the annual Party in the Park, hosted by the Hoffman Estates Park District. The event will feature many popular attractions including live music, games, food and activities. New this year is multi-cultural entertainment such as Irish, Indian and Spanish dancers and Japanese drummers, presented in part by the Village of Hoffman Estates. Read More »

New Playground More than Meets the Eye

DSC_0009From a distance the new playground at Victoria Park (1130 Kingsdale) in Hoffman Estates looks like any other playground. But in many ways, it is not. The playground is now open and be ready for play! HE Parks will dedicate the new playground on July 23 at Victoria Park at 10 a.m, the community is invited! Read More »

UPDATES: Summer Improvement Projects

Under Repair 24x18This summer a number of improvements will be 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.

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 »

Fall Registration Starts July 27

Our Summer Program Guide is here and registration is open. The Fall Guide 2016 is now out! Registration begins 8 AM on Wed., July 27.



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 »

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.

It’s not too late to get in on the fun of Summer Camp. Register by Thursday at 5 PM.  Watch more video.

Congratulations AAU Basketball!

IMG_1933Hoffman Elite AAU basketball team competed at the AAU National Championships from July 12th-19th. Hoffman Elite won their district qualifier on June 4th to earn a trip to the tournament. The tournament took place at the Disney Wide World of Sports. Read More »

Exciting Enhancements Coming To Triphahn Center

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Late this fall, exciting enhancements will be coming to the Triphahn Center to meet future programming needs. The plans stem from the comprehensive Master Plan (CMP), which was completed in 2014 after extensive surveys, focus groups with residents and meetings with
community stakeholders. Read More »

Wolf Pack NWHL Registration Information



Registration for the Wolf Pack Northwest Hockey League (house/travel) is now open for returning NWHL, in house and development  Fall and Spring players. General public will not be able to register until mid-July. As a reminder NWHL is a park district program where the agency and league rules are first come first serve. With that, players deemed not ready for the level of play will be recommended to continue in a development program. Read More »

Pictures From Friday Fun in the Park!


Were you here? Don’t miss the next free show at Friday Fun in the Park on July 22 at 10 AM at Vogelei Park. See more pictures.

Now Hiring Part Time Workers


Now Hiring dance instructors, seasonal lifeguards, 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.

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.