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The Park District Community Center offers activities for all ages.
The Village is comprised of three park districts: Bartlett Park District, Hanover Park Park District, and Schaumburg Park District.  The majority of Hanover Park is within the Hanover Park Park District. 

The Hanover Park Park District’s vision is to be the provider of choice for parks, recreation and fitness within our diverse community. Its mission is to enrich people’s lives by providing safe, healthy and fun leisure experiences. 

The Hanover Park Park District offers many recreational options, leisure facilities and services to its residents. The Community Center houses its admitistrative offices, a large gymnasium, community art gallery, dance and aerobics studios, activity rooms and the Centre Court Athletic Club. 

The Centre Court Athletic Club offers 10 indoor tennis courts with four of them air-conditioned, four air-conditioned racquetball courts, a 2,400 square foot fitness center featuring the latest Cybex resistance equipment with  some of them handicapped accessible,  We also offer cardiovascular equipment by Life-Fitness, Stairmaster, Technogym and Cybex.  CCAC also offers a pro shop, locker rooms, whirlpool and sauna facilities for both men and women and a nursery.  Members and guests enjoy a year-round schedule of tennis and racquetball lessons for all ages, leagues, fitness assessments and personal training, and a variety of special programs to enhance health and fitness. Call CCAC at 630.837.6300.

Seafari Springs Family Aquatic Center is open from early June through late August. The state of the art facility features a zero-depth pool, Turtle Falls Water Play Area and Slide, Congo Capers Sand Play Area, Camel’s Sand Volleyball Zone, Four Water Slides, Oasis Concession Area and many more. During the summer, residents can enjoy swim lessons, special aquatic events and have splash parties at Seafari Springs.Soccer Field Across Lake

A staff of recreation professionals, instructors and volunteers lead Special Events, a Preschool Program, Day Camps, Early Childhood Classes, Youth Programs, Art & Music Programs, Youth & Adult Sports Leagues and Tournaments, Teen Programs, School of Dance, Technology Courses and a Seniors program.

The Hanover Park Park District maintains 21 park sites encompassing 186 acres. Park District facilities include 15 outdoor tennis courts, 4 racquetball courts, 1 swimming pool, 3 football fields, 3 recreation buildings, 4 outdoor ice rinks, 13 softball fields, 6 soccer fields, 18 outdoor basketball courts and 21 picnic areas. During the winter, snow covered hills and cleared ponds are open for sledding and ice skating.

Park locations and District Office location are listed at the bottom of this page.

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Thousands of acres of forest preserves in the immediate area provide attractions including bird refuges, natural wildlife areas, horseback and bike trails, boating, fishing, hiking, and picnicking.

Mallard Lake Forest Preserve
The south side of Hanover Park is surrounded by a large portion of the DuPage County Forest Preserve District.  To the east of County Farm Road, Mallard Lake Forest Preserve offers fishing piers, a reservable shelter, a dog exercise area, parking, and a bike path.  There are great wildlife observation opportunities at Mallard Lake including meadowlarks, great-horned owls, red-tailed hawks, and kestrels.

Hawk Hollow Forest Preserve
Soon the Hawk Hollow Forest Preserve, which lies to the west of County Farm Road, will be connected to the Mallard Lake Forest Preserve via a bike path.  Hawk Hollow is comprised of 1,166 largely-undeveloped acres.  Hawk Hollow offers great views of the West Branch of the DuPage River Valley.  The river meanders through Hawk Hollow from north to south.  Hawk Hollow is home to 530 plant species including wild bergamot, prairie sunflowers, wild geranium, and white, bur, red, and black oak trees.  Hawk Hollow is also home to 132 different animal species including several which are endangered or threatened; black-crowned night heron, great blue heron, red-tailed hawk, redheaded woodpeckers, mink, raccoon, coyote, dear, and beaver to name a few!

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Golf courses, country clubs, recreational complexes, theaters, and world-class thoroughbred racing abound in neighboring communities.  Entertainment opportunities in the Chicago metro area include professional sports, museums, opera, art exhibits, symphony, and theater.

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An exciting aspect of living in Hanover Park is the beautiful natural surroundings of the community. Recreational and open space abound.  The outdoors can best be enjoyed with family, friends, and neighbors at one of Hanover Park’s many parks!

  • Ahlstrand Park
    6900 Catalpa

  • Anne Fox Park/School Site
    1035 Parkview

  • Community Park & Park District Offices
    1919 Walnut
    (630) 837-2468

  • Discover Park
    Whitney Drive & Goddard Lane

  • East Harbor Park
    Woodlake & Harbor

  • Edgebrook Park
    Edgebrook & Westchester

  • Heritage Park
    Arlington Drive East

  • Hidden Pond Park
    Merrimac & Monitor

  • Hollywood Park & Clubhouse
    Star & Celebrity

  • Jensen Park
    Park & Pinetree

  • Liberty Park
    Irving & Longmeadow

  • Lions Park
    Bayside & Leeward

  • Meadows Park
    1877 Pastoral Lane
  • Nautilus Park
    Nautilus & Marine

  • Oakwood Park
    Stearns & Newport

  • Ranger Park
    Bristol & Barrington

  • Seafari Springs Water Park
    1700 Greenbrook Boulevard
    (630) 830-0300

  • Sunshine Park
    Woodlake & Windward

  • Tower Park
    Lawrence & Morton

  • West Harbor Park
    Woodlake & Harbor