Dogs

Bo’s Run & Freedom Run Dog Parks

Thank you to our to our annual sponsor: Golf Rose

The Hoffman Estates Park District offers two open spaces for dogs to run without their leashes, with ample amenities for dogs and their best friends to enjoy the outdoors together. Bo’s Run is on the north side of Hoffman Estates at Willow Recreation Center and Freedom Run is located on the far west side at 6150 Russell Road, and is a park shared with the City of Elgin and the Streamwood Park District. For more information on park rules and membership, call 847-285-5440.

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Open daily year round from sun up to sun down, these fully fenced off-leash parks offer a dedicated open space to play with your dog without their leash. Features include: small dog park area, agility equipment, dog water service, entrance holding areas, waste disposal bags, picnic tables and swipe card entry.

 An unsightly and strange mushroom – An unusual mushroom has been sighted at Bo’s Run. It is not harmful to animals. Mushroom Article

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Membership Fees

Purchase your membership at Willow Recreation Center, Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center, or Triphahn Center. Space is limited to a first come, first serve basis. Documentation from your vet is required upon registration showing your dog is current with all vaccines including rabies, distemper, para influenza, parvo virus, bordatella, leptospirosis and a current negative fecal test. *This is required by The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control. Read the Regulation.

Dog Park Registration form and waiver

Combination Bo’s Run and Freedom Run Membership Fees:
First Dog — $74 / $109
Additional Dogs — $25 / $30

Freedom Run Membership Fees:
First Dog — $49 / $69
Additional Dogs — $15 / $20

Bo’s Run Membership Fees:
First Dog — $49 / $69
Additional Dogs — $15 / $20
Daily Guest Pass— $5 per day with all documentation of vaccines. * Bo’s Run only

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3600 Lexington Drive –  View in Google Maps
847-285-5440

This 2 acre green space is named after Bo, the Hoffman Estates Police Department’s first K-9. Bo graduated from The Chicago Police Department’s Canine Training Center certified as a patrol and narcotic dog. This park is dedicated to all the Civil Service dogs that have served our community.

Bo’s Biography
petrovi-r1-048-22a4/20/93 to 8/22/05. Service Dates: 4/13/94 to 2/3/03. Bo graduated from The Chicago Police Department’s Canine Training Center certified as a patrol and narcotic dog. During Bo’s service time, he amassed over 1,465 canine service calls. In addition to Bo’s service to the Hoffman Estates Police Department, he served over twenty local police departments and nine county, state and federal agencies.

Bo’s accomplishments include the recovery of over one hundred pounds of various narcotics, one hundred articles of narcotic paraphernalia and $130,000 in currency. Bo was credited with the life saving recovery of one person on a track and thirty suspects. Bo also located fifteen articles of evidence and participated in over one hundred officer safety uses. Bo enjoyed his contacts with the citizens and public relations.

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6150 Russell Road     View in Google Maps
847-285-5440 

This four acre green space is dedicated to Military Service Dogs who have served bravely alongside the men and women of our armed forces. Several plaques are planned to be erected to honor these dogs and their handlers. Registration available at City of Elgin, Streamwood Park District, Prairie Stone™ Sports and Wellness Center, Triphahn Center, and Willow Recreaton Center.

“This is just a great place to let your dog free to run and get all that extra energy out!” – Walter M.

Dog Special Events

Hoffman Estates Park District offers many fun and exciting dog special events. Dog Events held throughout the year: Doggie Extravaganza, Doggie Costume Contest and many more! For more information on special events.

Doggie Costume Contest (runs thru Oct 31!)

October 1 - October 31

Dress up your best friend for a chance to win him or her a doggie treat basket! You have two chances to win: Overall Best “Liked” wins a donated doggie gift basket and a ONE-YEAR FREE DOG PARK MEMBERSHIP! Most Creative wins a doggie gift basket. Here’s how to enter: Email a picture of your dog […]

 


Contact for Dog Programs & Facilities: Deb Albig, 847-285-5442 or  dalbig@heparks.org