Congratulations Coach Friedman!

Marc Friedman, volunteer youth athletics coach for the Hoffman Estates Park District (HE Parks), was awarded the Good Sportsmanship Award from the Illinois Association of Park Districts at its annual awards gala on Oct. 13. Read More »

Hoffman Walks for Heroes Nov 4

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. Nov. 4 from 9-10:30 AM at South Ridge Park. Who is your hero? Walk for your hero. 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 »

Now Hiring STAR Before & After School Counselors

The Recreation Department is in need of staff for the STAR Before and After School Program & there is an open position in the ELC Program! Check out the job description: http://bit.ly/2uDA855

 

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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Improving Health and Wellness For All

The Friends of HE Parks provides a valuable service to our community. The dedicated volunteers who run this organization work tirelessly all year to raise money for scholarships to help families in our community who would otherwise not be able to participate in park district programs. In 2016, the Friends of HE Parks provided $17,778 in funding so that adults could stay healthy at our fitness centers, and so kids could go to camp, take swimming lessons, participate in youth sports, to name just a few important ways the money is used. Read More »

Check out what’s happening in Hoffman this October!

Meet Coach Dominic!

Dominic Hernandez is this month’s featured coach! Dominic was born and raised in Streamwood, IL. He attended Hoffman Estates High School and has played soccer for fun throughout his youth and young adult life. Kyle Goddard, Athletic Coordinator for HE Parks, knew Hernandez from High School and decided to reach out to him in the spring of 2017 to see if he would be interested in coaching 1st and 2nd grade boys soccer.

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Pictures from the Wildflower Seed Collecting Event, were you here?

Were you here? See more pictures.

Congratulations Best of Hoffman

Congratulations to Al Skwira, this month’s 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 »