Dates of Closure

November 26th
November 27th
December 5th
December 24th 1/2 day
December 25th
December 31st 1/2 day
information is available
for public examination
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kelly Young
8997 Lyons Street
Hodgkins, IL  60525
T: 708-354-6563 x2
F: 708-354-9269

Programs for YOU!
and we’ll try to find an instructor.  Do you have any skills you could share
as an instructor or do you know anyone who might like instructing a
class?  Again, let us know.  This is your Recreation Department!

Fee Assistance
If you are aware of any children who are being denied the right to
participate in recreation programs due to the fee structure, kindly inform
the Hodgkins Park District.  Requests will be considered on an individual

Keep Your Pets Out of the Parks
Please keep your dogs and other pets out of the parks.  The presence of
animals makes the maintenance of a clean and healthy environment
much more difficult.  It also prevents many persons from enjoying the

  • Fees must be paid at time of registration
  • The Hodgkins Park District reserves the right to correct or modify
    program information due to errors, omissions or changes.  
    Errors can happen in printing so please check our website for the
    most current information/corrections/changes before registration.
  • Telephone registrations are not accepted
  • Fax registrations are accepted when paid by credit card.
  • Returned checks will be charged a $30 fee.

  • Complete Registration Form.  Write legibly or type in all required
    information including name, address and phone.  Read the waiver
    and sign the form.
  • One (1) family may register per envelope.  Do not include
    applications from other families.
  • Include credit card information or a check payable to the    
    Hodgkins Park District for appropriate fees.
  • Incomplete or illegible forms or incorrect checks may delay the
    processing of your form.
  • Mail or drop off completed forms and check to the Hodgkins Park
    District, 8997 Lyons Street, Hodgkins, IL  60525
  • A receipt confirming enrollment status and fee payment will be
    mailed or emailed.  Any over payments will be placed as a credit on
    your household account.
Eileen Tucker
8997 Lyons Street
Hodgkins, IL  60525
T: 708-354-6563 x3
F: 708-354-9269
The Hodgkins Park District is looking for a
Senior Volunteer!  We need someone that
Center to suggest programs, trips and to
oversee the activities for the day.  Anyone
interested can contact Eileen Tucker at
708-354-6563 x3
Fall Hours

Monday,  Wednesday & Friday
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday
7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Code of Conduct
To ensure an enjoyable and safe program for all behavioral code of
conduct.  Participants must:
  •       Show respect to all participants and staff
  •       Refrain from using foul language
  •       Refrain from causing bodily harm
  •       Show respect for equipment, supplies &
  •       facilities
Temporary removal or permanent suspension from the program
and/or facility may result if behavioral standards are not maintained
The Hodgkins Park District does not provide medical facilities.  Such
insurance would make programs and user fees prohibitive.
Building Rental
The Hodgkins Park District has space available for rental by
Residents and Non-Residents for meetings, bridal Rentals cannot
conflict with any Park District activities.  Rentals must have a two
week notice.  No Phone Registrations.
unless there is a doctor’s excuse given.  There will be deductions
taken for classes held.
  • There will be $10 handling on all refunds, unless the class
    was canceled by the Park District.
  • All checks returned due to insufficient funds will be charged
    a $30 handling fee.
  • There will be no refunds for any reason after a two week
    cancellation date!
Min-Max:  What does it mean?
All programs are established to cover operating costs.  In order
numbers.  To ensure adequate supervision, maximum enrollment is
in this brochure are contingent upon sufficient enrollment.  All field made
at least 5 days before the first day of class unless otherwise indicated.  All
registrations made after the 5 day deadline are subject to a 10% fee.  The
Park has the right to cancel any programs or trips due to lack of
participation or unforeseen circumstance
Non-Resident Fees
sifnificant financial contribution to the operation of the Park District
whether they use it or not.  The Non-Residents Fair Share concept is
intended to apportion any equalizing fee to Non-Resident participants so
they contribute to the overall financing of the Park District on an equitable
basis with Residents.  Throughout this brochure, the higher fee is the
Non-Resident fair share fee.  A “Resident” is defined as anyone “LIVING”
within the geographic boundaries of the Village of Hodgkins.
A Note to Parent or Guardian
When present in the classroom with the assigned teacher, children are
under the instructor’s supervision.  In all cases, it is understood that
children eight years and older, are responsible for their own behavior and
whereabouts while they are at a program site.  Parents should establish
and discuss with their children both drop-off and pick-up arrangements,
and guidelines relative to expectations of on-site conduct.
Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities
The Hodgkins Park District, in compliance with the Americans With
Disabilities Act (ADA), will make any reasonable accommodations for
persons with disabilities.  Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Eileen
Tucker, at 708-354-6563 x3 for your leisure enjoyment.  
The Hodgkins Park District makes every effort to provide complete and
accurate information about our programs contained within this brochure.  
If any error has occurred, the Park District has the right to revise, delete or
change any information it deems necessary.
Fall Hours
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday
7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Registration Hours
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  You may register at
the Park District office or by mail.
Park Board Meetings
Park Board Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month
at 6:30 p.m. at the Village of Hodgkins conference room.  The public
is welcome to attend.
Fire & Emergency Evacuation
If you are inside the Hodgkins Park District building when the fire alarm
goes off, you are instructed to vacate the building immediately for your
safety.  Please go across the street in front of the Hodgkins Public Library
so that staff members can take a head count of participants.
Tornadoes & Severe Weather
If you are inside the Hodgkins Park District building when a tornado or
severe weather warning has been issued, you are instructed to follow the
building supervisor’s instructions and seek cover in the tornado shelter
until further notice.  If you are outside on park grounds, seek shelter
inside the building immediately and follow the building supervisor’s
Picnic Permits
Telephone registration for picnic permits will not be accepted!

Picnic Permits do not include an athletic field.  Athletic field permits
are separate.

Any picnic with 50 or more people requires the presence of security
hired by the Park District.  Fees shall be charged to the renter.

A $100 deposit will be required for all picnics over 10 people and a
certificate of insurance will be required.
Payment Methods
Payment methods accepted are: cash, check, Visa, MasterCard &
Fee Code
The fee code used in this brochure is as follows:
R—Resident of Hodgkins Park District