The Hamilton Sports Fields - Palatine, Illinois
Palatine is a progressive community northwest of Chicago. It is proud
of its generous offering of recreational opportunities. During 2001-2002
the Palatine Park District constructed a park on its last undeveloped
piece of land. The site contained the material excavated from the
Tom T. Hamilton Reservoir.
rather rugged looking site was transformed into six well-groomed soccer
fields and five baseball diamonds on three terraces. Effective drainage
was essential on this large and environmentally sensitive project.
Multi-Flow was the drainage system of choice. Site work was completed
in 2001 and the fields were allowed uninterrupted grass growth during
the summer of 2002.
of 2003 witnessed the opening of nine new soccer fields, five new
baseball fields, a playground, two parking lots, a service building
and assorted auxiliary multi-purpose fields.
cancellation board on Palatine Park District’s Web site seldom
has a red X on a Hamilton field. Inclusion of the Multi-Flow drainage
system will keep these parks available and healthy for many years.