Homer Glen Area Community Parks

The Village maintains various park properties throughout the Village. Several parks are slated for future development by the Village of Homer Glen. 

Kingston Hills Park
Stonebridge Park
Erin Hills Park 
Heritage Park 
Goodings Grove Park
Evlyn's Gate North Park 

Please click here for a complete list of area parks, including parks owned and operated by Homer Township and the Forest Preserve District of Will County.

Heritage Park - Developing Homer Glen's Future Community Park

The Village's 103 acre Heritage Park is located behind the Village Hall at 14240 W 151st Street. 

Click here to view an aerial video showing the progress of Phase I construction. 

Due to Phase I construction, Heritage Park will be closed August 14, 2017 through June 30, 2018. Phase I of the Heritage Park concept plan includes the following amenities: 
  • Site roadway (Heritage Circle)
  • Multipurpose walking/biking trail- approximately 1.5 miles
  • Village Green
  • Main (west) parking lot 
  • Storm water management
  • Sanitary sewer and water main
  • Smart lighting and landscaping, including the planting of approximately 136 new trees
Click here to learn more about Phase I construction of Heritage Park.

Concept Plan Report 

Click here to view the Concept Plan Report for Heritage Park. (NOTE: Due to the size of the file, download make take several  minutes.)

Implementation Strategy

Click here to view the Implementation Strategy for Heritage Park. (NOTE: Due to the size of the file, download may take several minutes).

Naming Process

To ensure that public input was considered in the park naming, the Village's Parks and Recreation Committee coordinated a park naming contest with Homer Junior High and Oak Prairie Junior High. Students were asked to submit a name suggestion along with a brief explanation of the name. Ultimately, three names were chosen from each school. The winning students were recognized at the March 23, 2016 Village Board meeting. Name suggestions were also solicited from residents through the Village's website and from members of the Parks and Recreation Committee. Ultimately, on June 8, 2016. the Village Board unanimously chose the name, "Heritage Park", which was submitted anonymously. Click here to view the explanation that was submitted for Heritage Park. 

Planning Resources Inc. (PRI) Providing Design Services

Phase I - Inventory, Site Assessment, Initial Park Design and Programming Considerations 
Phase II- Schematic Design Concepts, Preferred Alternative Implementation Strategies and Options
Phase III- Final Master Park Development Plan Report

mySidewalk Public Engagement / Outreach

Residents and stakeholders were encouraged to provide their opinions and feedback throughout the park planning process. Click here to access the mySidewalk page.

Stakeholder Meetings & Public Open Houses

Stakeholder meetings were held in August of 2016 to gather input on the project. Click here to view summaries of the stakeholder group meetings.

The first public open house was held on September 20, 2016. Click here to view the presentation shown at the first public Open House.

A second public Open House was held on November 12, 2016. Click here to view the presentation shown at the second public Open House. 

A special Village Board meeting was held on December 19, 2016 for a workshop discussion regarding the final conceptual plans. Click here to view the presentation shown at the special Village Board meeting.