Figure Skaters Heading To Midwest Regional Championship

The Hoffman Estates Park District (HE Parks) is proud to announce 13 of its Figure Skating Academy skaters have qualified for the Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championships October 3-7 in Peoria, Illinois, where skaters from eight states will compete.

“We’re so proud of our skaters and their coaches,” said Melissa Motyka-Ciavarella, figure skating manager for HE Parks. “They have worked so hard this year, we wish them luck and know they’re going to do a fantastic job.”

The following skaters will compete in the following categories: Isabella Martins, Intermediate Ladies; Morgan Brynjelsen, Excel Pre-Juvenile Girls; Emily Niziolek Excel Pre-Preliminary Girls; Anna Wakabayashi Pre-Preliminary Girls; Julia Seta, Pre-Preliminary Girls; Julia Jacubiec,  Pre-Preliminary Girls; Laiken Lockley, Junior Ladies; Sydney Song, Excel Pre-Juvenile Girls; Lourdes Andriukaitis, Novice Ladies; Samantha Chapin, Excel Pre-Preliminary Girls; Abigail Vallejera, Excel Pre-Preliminary Girls; Riley Roquet, Pre-Preliminary Well-Balanced; Breanna Lee-Kidd, Pre-Juvenile Girls.

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HE Parks Partner AMITA Health Wins Partnership Award

The Hoffman Estates Park District (HE Parks) is proud to congratulate its partner AMITA Health in winning the “Best Friend of Illinois Parks” award in the Large Business category from the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD). The honor is awarded to a business or corporation that has demonstrated exemplary support to a local park district, forest preserve, conservation, recreation or special recreation agency. Read More »

Get Fit Without the Commit!

Finding time to fit in a fitness class or sports league is a real challenge for busy adults. Balancing the schedules of family, work, and friends can be difficult enough, let alone committing time for working out or playing sports. If this sounds familiar, HE Parks has a solution. The park district offers a variety of drop-in fitness classes and sports programs that allow participants to pay a one-time fee for each session they attend. There is no registration or commitment necessary. Read More »

Fall is approaching with lots of fun things to do!

Hoffman Estates Park District to Host First 5K Run

Bridges of Poplar Creek Country ClubHE Parks will hold a 5K run on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8 a.m. at its golf course Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club. Participants will run the paved paths through the beautiful rolling hills of the golf course, across many of its charming bridges over waterways. Read More »

HE Parks To Offer Free Disc Golf Clinics

For those who are interested in learning a new game, HE Parks invites the community to its upcoming disc golf clinics on Sat. Sept. 29 and Sun. Oct. 14. Disc golf is a game played outdoors with flying discs that are thrown into “cages” made of chain. The disc golf clinics are for all levels and will expose players to the sport of disc golf at the beautiful disc golf course at Black Bear Park in Hoffman Estates. Participants will learn disc throwing techniques, the different types of discs, how to score well, and other general tips for enjoying yourself on the course. Read More »

Congratulations Best of Hoffman!

Congratulations to Eagle Scout Chris “Alexander” Blackshear and Coach Matt Schultz…This month we had two recipients of the Best of Hoffman Award!  Read more