Spring Hours
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m.


Dates of Closure

Tuesday, January 1
Friday, April 10
Saturday, April 11
Sunday, April 12
Monday, May 25
Saturday, July 4
Saturday, August 29
Monday, September 7
Thursday, November 26
Thursday, December 24
Friday, December 25
Thursday, December 31
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 basis.

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 parks.


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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

Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 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
  • 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
  • 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 controlled.

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
significant 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.

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 instructions.
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 & Discover.
Fee Code
The fee code used in this brochure is as follows:
R—Resident of Hodgkins Park District