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About AHPD

The Arlington Heights Park District: Your Gateway to Fun and Recreation

The Arlington Heights Park District (AHPD) is a public park and recreation agency located in Arlington Heights, Illinois, the largest community in Chicago’s prestigious northwest suburban corridor. Our mission is to offer the community a variety of fitness and recreation opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone can learn, grow and make memories that will last a lifetime.

25 miles

from business and entertainment in downtown Chicago

5 facilities

with outdoor pools, fitness equipment and athletic fields/courts

58 parks

including a sports complex, playgrounds, picnic shelters and much more

16 square miles

Our district is spread over 715 acres of land and 16.2 square miles.

AHPD is your one-stop shop for fun, recreation and community connection. We serve not only Arlington Heights but also portions of Palatine, Mt. Prospect, Prospect Heights, and Rolling Meadows, thanks to our collaborative Intergovernmental Agreements.

Our mission is simple: to enrich our community by providing high-quality recreation, facilities, and, of course, fun. Whether you’re a resident, a newcomer to the area, or a local business, you’re invited to explore our parks, visit our facilities and experience the joy of recreation with us.

Top Park District

Daily Herald Readers consistently name Arlington Heights Park District as a Top Park District.

Arlington Heights Park District

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