Sled Hills & Outdoor Skating

Update 1/2018…Please note! Although the temperature has been extremely cold, the ice on our ponds is still NOT thick enough to skate. Please DO NOT attempt to walk on the ice. All outdoor skating areas are closed. Sled hills are available at Seascape and Pine Park.  Please check updates at Sledding & Outdoor Skating and follow the flag system at all times.

Controlled Burns

Weather permitting, the Parks Department conducts beneficial controlled burns in our natural areas this winter. What’s a controlled burn?  Read More »

You Can Walk All Winter Long

The benefits of walking are numerous and HE Parks is encouraging everyone to keep walking throughout the winter with monthly walking events and a new walking pass available for its indoor track.

For just $1 per visit, residents and non-residents can use the indoor track at the Triphahn Center. Walkers should stop at the service desk when they arrive to gain access to the track. Walkers should stay on the inside lanes, leaving the outer lanes for runners. 

On one Saturday morning each month, HE Parks walkers can meet at a different park or facility for a community walk at events called Hoffman Walks. The events are planned through April, but more dates will be announced:

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Hoffman Walks – Feb 10

Join us for our next Hoffman Walks event. This event is one in a series of free walking events, called Hoffman Walks. The next event is Sat. Feb. 10 from 9-10:30 AM at Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center. Zac Marshall, Certified Personal Trainer, will give a talk on “The Dangers of Sitting” before our walk. On one Saturday each month, HE Parks will host a walk at a park or facility open to all ages and abilities. Participants can walk as long as they’d like.  Read More »

10 Reasons Why You Should Walk More

By Zac Marshall, MA, Certified Personal Trainer at Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center

The benefits of walking are numerous! Even the General Surgeon agrees. In September 2015, the Surgeon General issued a Call to Action to increase walking among Americans of all ages.

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What’s happening in Hoffman in January?

Wolf Pack and Wolverines Pack Food for Feed My Starving Children

The Wolf Pack boys and Wolverine girls hockey teams of Hoffman Estates spent the afternoon of Jan. 4 packing meals for the charity Feed My Starving Children in Schaumburg.  The teams held a friendly competitive “pack off” to see which team could pack more in 90 minutes. Together the teams packed 167 boxes, enough food to feed 98 kids for an entire year. Read More »

Pictures from Hoffman Walks, were you here?

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Gift Cards For Everyone On Your List

Consider gifts of fun and fitness from your park district this holiday season! We offer something for everyone on your list. Check out the many options here.

Facility Holiday Hours

On holidays, our facilities have special hours: Read More »

Congratulations Best of Hoffman!

Congratulations to Hockey Moms Katy Fong and Nina Mininni, our November Best of Hoffman! Read more

Stop By To See the New Triphahn Center

The renovations to the north side of the Triphahn Center are complete. This project, which resulted from the 2014-2019 Comprehensive Master Plan, began last winter and is now open for use by our community. The highlights include: Read More »