Things To Do In Bartlett

Up to 52% Off a Scuba-Certification Course

Hanover Park

$475 $230

Instructors train students in basic scuba techniques and knowledge before testing their skills in open water to earn their certification

51% Off at Green Valley Golf Range in Hanover Park

Hanover Park

$41 $20

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A lighthouse looms over an old-timey mini-golf course, adjoined by an 80-stall driving range

Up to 74% Off Personal Training Sessions

Streamwood

$250 $79

ACE-certified trainer Mario Perez motivates clients through one-on-one workouts

Up to 77% Off Membership at Anytime Fitness Roselle

Roselle

$122 $59

Personal trainers, boot-camp classes, and an array of cardio and strength equipment toughen physiques inside a 24-hour gym

Up to 59% Off Pasta-Making Class 

DESIGNfirst

$60 $29

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Chef explains how to prepare fresh handmade pasta from scratch such as fettuccine, linguine, and gnocchi for a sauce-drenched pasta feast

Up to 71% Off at Elite Fitness Training

Roselle

$100 $29

Weight training, boot camps, and circuit training are specialties for the staff at this center, which welcomes any and all fitness goals

Up to 76% Off Power Workout Sessions

Roselle

$112 $39

During 40-minute sessions, trainers weave elements of cross-training, boxing, and kickboxing into muscle-toning, calorie-burning workouts

Up to 59% Off at Strike Ten Lanes & Lounge

Roselle

$22 $9

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Two-story, contemporary bowling alley with couches and tables behind each lane, projection screens above pins, and an onsite eatery and bar

74% Off at Dahn Yoga

Multiple Locations

$150 $39

Unique form of yoga strives to streamline life energy and focus the mind with breathing, stretching, core practice, and meditation

62% Off 200-Hour Yoga-Teacher Training

Yoga Shala

$2,600 $995

After a four-week Ashtanga-based course, yogis will be able to register as a 200 RYT with the Yoga Alliance

Up to 50% Off Improv Show with Popcorn

Streets of Woodfield

$22 $11

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Improvisers can perform a show with spontaneous scenes, games, and songs

74% Off Yoga Classes

Multiple Locations

$150 $39

Instructors help students bolster flexibility, strength, and mind-body unity with breathing and core work followed by relaxing teatime

81% Off Yoga, Barre and Fitness Classes

Schaumburg

$150 $29

Tone muscles in a variety of yoga classes and fitness classes including barre and Zumba

Up to 60% Off Fitness Classes at TrainMSP.com

Schaumburg

$100 $40

Boot camps challenge clients with body-weight exercises and cardiovascular movements; Zumba gets bodies moving to Latin rhythms

49% Off Helicopter Flying Lesson

Schaumburg

$295 $149

The 30-minute helicopter flying lesson puts students in control of the craft at 500 feet with instruction from a FAA Certified Pilot

Up to 71% Off Classes at LCCT Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Schaumburg

$100 $35

Three-time IBJJF world champion Luiz Claudio and his team instruct students of all levels in the art of Rickson Gracie Jiujitsu

Up to 55% Off Mini Golf

Multiple Locations

$16 $8

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illuminate players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscapes

Up to 61% Off Kids' Firefighter Play Sessions or Party

Schaumburg

$45 $19

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Hands-on activities in a firehouse-themed activity center with real firefighters teach safety skills and fuel imaginations

Up to 59% Off Playground Visits in Schaumburg

Multiple Locations

$120 $55

Spinning palm trees with colorful, suspended balls, bouncing platforms, jungle gyms and water-filled slides thrill tiny visitors

Up to 79% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Schaumburg

$150 $39

Intense full-body workouts led by trainers who all have exercise-science degrees and athletic-training minors

Up to 76% Off Tae Kwon Do Classes

South Elgin

$200 $49

Experienced instructors teach students the Korean martial art of tae kwon do, focusing on self-defense, fitness, and self-confidence

Up to 76% Off Fitness Classes at Postursizer, Inc.

Family Chiropractic and Posture Center

$120 $34

Workouts use the Postursizer bar to target posture, flexibility, core muscles, cardio fitness, and bone density

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

50% Off Water Park Admission

The Oasis Water Park

$18 $9

Public water park's three zones—'Cuda Cove, Mango Bay, and Otter Island—host watery fun with slides, sprayers, leisure pool, and lap pool

Half Off Guided Fishing Trip

Itasca

$400 $199

Groups ride a 22-ft. fishing boat out to prime bass-fishing spots, learning casting and luring techniques from semi-pro fisherman John Angel

71% Off Children's Martial-Arts Classes

Bloomingdale

$135 $39

Kids' Brazilian jujitsu classes emphasize grappling as a last resort, and promote good sportsmanship and self-confidence first and foremost

Up to 50% Off at Blackhawk Trace Golf Club

Indian Lakes Resort

$99 $54

27-hole complex has played host to mini-tour events and qualifiers; course challenges golfers with an island green and a 615-yard par-5

51% off Cemetery Ghost Hunt from Haunted Hometowns

Elgin

$90 $45

Ghost-seekers walk through moon-lit cemeteries in the dead of night during tour as guides relate tales of local specters

Up to 81% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Southwest Elgin

$150 $29

Kickboxing and muay thai classes both employ punching and kicking techniques while teaching students discipline and fitness

Up to 55% Off Belly-Dancing Classes

Elgin

$60 $29

Students of all ages, sizes, and abilities learn to shimmy and sway during bellydancing classes that are also challenging workouts

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

Up to 60% Off Exotic-Car Experience

Sears Centre Arena

$249.99 $99

Motorists take three laps around autocross course in a Ferrari or Lamborghini after receiving instruction

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$32 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 51% Off Kids' Open Play

Schaumburg

$50 $25

Kids frolic in small houses, mini cars, and cushioned playhouses as parents sink into comfy couches and sip on coffee or tea

Half Off Personal Fitness Program

Hoffman Estates

$250 $125

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 55% Off Playtime at Xtreme Trampolines

Multiple Locations

$38 $17

Supervised kids and adults bounce off commercial-grade trampolines lining floors and walls or try their hand at trampoline dodge ball

Up to 61% Off CrossFit Classes or Personal Training

Carol Stream

$100 $39

US Navy SEAL and Marine veterans lead clients through CrossFit functional-fitness classes for all ages

54% Off CrossFit Fundamentals Classes

Carol Stream

$150 $69

Thrice-weekly Fundamentals classes initiate students to CrossFit's functional-movement exercises as well as helpful nutritional plans

Up to 83% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Carol Stream

$160 $29

Boot-camp classes employ a variety of equipment and exercises to provide full-body workouts

Up to 59% Off Tango Lessons

West Chicago

$120 $59

Tango steps and movements taught by Native Argentinian Ruben Carrasco and his wife Marie

Up to 53% Off Zumba Classes

West Chicago

$75 $35

Instructors lead fitness classes designed to strengthen cores and burn fat inside a spacious dance studio

Up to 63% Off Boat or Jet Ski Rentals

St. Charles

$250 $99

Pontoon, jet ski, or speedboat rental with high-quality equipment

Up to 86% Off at Synergy Kettlebell Training

Multiple Locations

$200 $29

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Low-impact lifting exercises force the arms, core, and legs to work in concert, building strength throughout the body

50% Off

St. Charles

$80 $40

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

55% Off Lessons at JC’s Guitars & Music Lessons

Multiple Locations

$88 $40

During private, 30-minute lessons, students learn the basics of singing or their choice of string, wind, or percussion instrument

Up to 89% Off Women's Indoor Boot Camp

St. Charles/Fox Valley

$299 $39

Knowledgeable trainer leads indoor boot camp that uses a three-pillared approach to wellness: conditioning, nutrition, and mental health

45% Off Services

St. Charles

$500 $275

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

52% Off Personal Training

St. Charles

$208 $99

Personal trainers work with clients according to their schedule, leading effective workouts into 30-minute windows

30% Off Music Lessons at American Music Institute

Multiple Locations

$5 $5

One month of music lessons for voice or instruments including saxophone, violin, piano, guitar, trumpet, clarinet, and oboe

Up to 81% Off Fitness Challenge Package

St. Charles

$200 $40

Instructors guide small groups through workouts that encourage toned physiques & sharp minds; convenient class times for different schedules

68% Off Boot Camp at Out of Body Fitness

St. Charles

$120 $39

Boot camps bolster strength and endurance while Muay Thai

Santa's Village Azoosment Park – Up to 49% Off

East Dundee

$39.50 $20

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Nostalgia-filled theme park delights families with Santa-themed village, extensive zoo, and thrilling rides

Up to 59% Off Bowling with Drinks and Shoes

Carpentersville

$141.50 $59

Retro-style bowling alley; includes shoe rental and pitcher of soda or beer

Up to 85% Off Paintball for Four, Six, or Twelve

Multiple Locations

$120 $19

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

Half Off at Ballistic Martial Arts and Fitness

Carpentersville

$50 $25

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Martial-arts and fitness center hosts fast-paced Zumba classes and cardio kickboxing that uses actual boxing technique

Up to 83% Off Drop-In Fitness Classes

Wheaton

$165 $29

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Instructors focus on functional-movement exercises with a lifting regimen designed around barbells, kettlebells, and found objects

Up to 72% Off at Heaven & Hell Bootcamp Wheaton

Wheaton

$69.99 $20

Each weekday, fun, friendly trainers lead a different 45-minute workout that’s adaptable to students at any fitness level

$6 for a Movie Outing at Studio Movie Grill

Wheaton

$10.50 $6

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A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

42% Off Tandem Hang Gliding

Delavan Lake

$259 $149

A tandem hang-gliding flight with a certified instructor affords novices the chance to take the controls safely

Up to 50% Off a Zipline Package

Lake Geneva

$146 $78

Three ziplines take adventurers whizzing through trees, climbing experience encourages participants to utilize 12 different climbing routes

Up to 68% Off Music and DJ Classes

Geneva

$199 $99

The music teachers all have professional experience and either a bachelors or masters degree in music

50% Off Summer Session at Dance Dynamics

Mill Creek

$65 $33

Boost confidence, develop self-expression, and improve balance, flexibility, and strength during jazz, tap, hip-hop, and ballet classes

55% Off Services

Geneva

$130 $58

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to Half Off at Geneva Lake Museum

Lake Geneva

$14 $7

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Museum fills historic Power & Light building and replicates Lake Geneva Main Street of late 19th and early 20th centuries

Up to 66% Off at Fox River Pilates Center

Geneva

$240 $99

Views of the Fox River pour into a state-of-the-art Pilates studio that combines fun yet meaningful classes with earthy decor

Up to 74% Off Lessons at Vargo's Dance

Geneva

$75 $25

Experienced dance instructors tailor private lessons to students’ preferences and guide group classes through basic or advanced techniques

Up to 65% Off Boot Camp from Solutions Fitness

Mill Creek Subdivision Park

$50 $19

A trainer with a degree in kinesiology and background in the health-club biz motivates students to push past plateaus during boot camps

53% Off Music Lessons

Glen Ellyn

$60 $28

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 51% Off at McNulty School of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

$72 $35

Kids and adults learn the techniques of Irish dance at a school that's been teaching the art form since 1971

Up to 77% Off Hot-Yoga Classes at 26hot

Glen Ellyn

$196 $45

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More than 30 weekly Bikram yoga classes are taught by certified instructors in a humidified, 105-degree room

50% Off

Glen Ellyn

$80 $40

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

85% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Schaumburg

$300 $45

Former Division I soccer athlete helps clients rise above their routine workout with TRX suspension training, kettlebells, and battle ropes

Up to 51% Off Group Round of Golf in Wood Dale

Salt creek Golf Club

$90 $45

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Par 63 executive course encourages golfers to aim drives down tree-lined fairways and avoid water hazards that come in play on five holes

Up to 81% Off Cross-Train or Group Exercise Classes

Itasca

$125 $39

Instructors motivate groups through swift, plyometrics-based Cross-Train, Pilates-yoga fusion, cycling, and other exercise classes

77% Off Boot-Camp Classes 

Multiple Locations

$150 $35

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Personal trainers lead ever-changing lineup of indoor and outdoor calisthenic, aerobic, and teamwork-based exercises

51% Off Boot Camp at Goality Fitness Club

Multiple Locations

$65 $32

Workouts challenge the body with various workouts that include cardio and strength training in small groups

EDM Nation – Up to 35% Off Concert

Odeum Expo Center

$53.50 $35

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Night of dance music featuring international artists John Martin, Chris Lake, Morgan Page, and TKC

49% Off Golf Lesson

Addison

$75 $38

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

56% Off Bowling Package for Two

Elk Grove Village

$27 $12

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Forty lanes with automatic scoring set stage for two games of bowling by pairs clad in provided shoes

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The hot-pink walls aren’t the only element of Studio Energia giving off an energetic vibe. Owner and fitness instructor Julie hops and twirls across the hardwood floor as she leads fast-paced Zumba routines set to catchy Latin music. Trained by the program's founder, Beto Perez, Julie personally guides all Zumba sessions, which include Zumbatomic classes designed especially for kids and Zumba Toning sessions that build muscle and fend off stray lacrosse balls using a weighted stick. The studio also keeps energy high by offering a seven-day-a-week schedule packed with Latin-dance lessons, kids' hip-hop classes, cardio kickboxing, and boot camps.

335 S Bartlett Rd
Streamwood,
IL
US

With its massive selection of varietals and styles, Lynfred Winery seems determined to make something for almost any wine drinker. The cellar brims with everything from bold, spicy reds to crisp and refreshing whites, as well as fruit wines made from apples, cherries, rhubarb, and pears. The grapes arrive from vineyards throughout California and Washington state, although the rest of the fruit typically comes from a bit closer to home, including growers throughout Michigan and Wisconsin. Despite this variety, the staff's commitment to approachable, fruit-forward flavors characterizes virtually everything that the winery makes.

This dedication to easy drinking seems only natural given the winery's origins in a home basement. In 1975, Fred Koehler, along with his wife Lynn, decided to try to re-create the family wines his father and grandfather had made throughout the 1920s. The batches grew larger with each passing vintage, and, in 1979, Fred and Lynn chose to upgrade their homespun hobby into a commercial venture. Within six years, Lynfred Winery's creations began to appear in the national spotlight as they garnered awards and medals from wine competitions across the country. This attention allowed Fred to swell production even more, eventually expanding to a larger location in 1990.

Fred and Lynn's legacy continues to inspire the staff as they operate a facility that creates more than 100,000 gallons of wine each year using as many as 80 varietals. These wines appear on restaurant menus, on retail shelves, and inside fish tanks throughout the Chicagoland area.

15 S Roselle Rd
Roselle,
IL
US

Bowling is the great social equalizer—a common ground where grizzled undercover clowns, blue-collar English lords, LARPer librarians, big and tall lingerie models, hordes of hive-minded hipsters, and the other two social demographics that comprise America can unite in common cause and topple a gaggle of stuck-up, inanimate wooden pins. Brunswick has been a household name in this egalitarian pastime almost since the beginning, with a company history that dates back to the 19th century, providing classic American good times to all manner of patrons across the country. And with today's Groupon tying the room together, you'll get to play two games (up to a $10 value) in its hallowed halls wearing a pair of freshly disinfected bowling shoes (a $3.99 value).

1100 Lake St
Roselle,
IL
US

The Chicago Cooking Expo packs 12,000 square feet of Arlington Park racecourse to the brim with culinary expertise, food trucks, and top local chefs on October 27 and 28. Local gourmands converge to nibble samples of international cuisines, sip wine and spirits, and indulge at a chocolate bar with chocolate fountains, crepes, cakes, and cookies. Notable foodies will sign autographs in a designated pavilion, and local culinary students will face off in skills competitions. Guests can take home more than just memories, as vendors will sell top-shelf cookware, specialty sauces, and gourmet chocolates. The Expo will also be taking donations for the Chicago Food Depository.

1201 Norwood Ave
Itasca,
Illinois
US

Pump It Up's two indoor inflatable arenas bounce socked striplings high off the ground with a plethora of kid-friendly bounce pads. Trained, amiable staffers supervise fun-filled visits where parents can leap around with their kids through gargantuan, air-filled bounce houses, skip down air-filled slides, and slither like snakes covered in bacon grease through an air-filled obstacle course. Attendees can also focus their free play for special events, such as custom birthday parties and themed, private team parties. These themed soirees immerse children in a schedule of interactive activities befitting a pirate or a superhero while melting off youthful energy faster than ice cubes thrown into a running DVD player. Both giant arenas are climate controlled and maintained according to rigorous guidelines enforced by the well-trained staff and local police. Supplementing its thorough rule enforcement with expert installation and anchoring, Pump It Up holds itself to strict safety standards.

1230 N Roselle Rd
Schaumburg,
IL
US

Teaching hips to swivel to new circumferences, dance instructors impart their masterful moves unto students in the respected tradition Arthur Murray has upheld since 1912. Students dance with a partner, or the instructor, who provides a greater understanding of the dance style of their choosing with either method. Protégés may find their new moves applicable in a number of settings, such as when prepping for a wedding dance or blending into an airport crowd that breaks out in a cha-cha. Embodying the three-count time of a stately waltz brings partners in close; rumba moves and swing steps add vibrancy and playfulness to one’s repertoire. Arthur Murray Dance Centers provide a warm, aesthetically sound environment for engaging in private and group dance lessons superbly suited to slicing and dicing a rug until it is no longer recognizable.

608 E Golf Rd
Schaumburg,
IL
US