Windy City Bulls Choose Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center As Official Practice Facility

The Club at Prairie Stone (Formally Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center), 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.

Club 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.

“We are excited about this partnership and exposure it will bring to The Club.  We are also excited about what it will bring to the youth sports program and the Park District as a whole,” said Director of Recreation and Facilities Mike Kies. “These advanced skills workshops will add value to our coaches and youth basketball participants.”

The Windy City Bulls 2016-17 inaugural regular season schedule includes 24 home games at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates. Windy City’s 50-game slate launched with the team’s first home game on Friday, Nov. 11, when the Bulls welcomed the Long Island Nets. The game marked the first of 16 Friday or Saturday home games throughout the season for the Windy City Bulls.

About HE Parks

Providing first-class parks, facilities, programs and services for a dynamic community of more than 50,000 in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, HE Parks operates two community centers, twin ice arenas, a premier 18-hole golf course, state-of-the-art fitness center, family aquatic center and more than 70 parks.  Facilities include Triphahn Community Center & Ice Arena, Willow Recreation Center, Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club,The Club at Prairie Stone (Formally Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center), Seascape Family Aquatic Center and Vogelei Park & Barn.

In 2013 HE Parks was accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). It has been recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Park and Recreation Agency by the Illinois Park and Recreation Association and is the recipient of the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Parks & Recreation Management by the National Recreation & Parks Association; the highest national honor in the public recreation category.

For more information visit or call 847-885-7500.

About the NBA D-League

Entering its 16th season, the NBA D-League has expanded to 22 teams for the 2016-17 campaign. Fans interested in purchasing Windy City Bulls ticket packages and groups for the inaugural season may visit or call 847-396-7070.