Activities in Griffith

60-Minute Cooking Class for One, Two, or Four at Just a Dash Catering (Up to 58% Off)

Just a Dash Catering

Highland

$65 $35

Small cooking classes teach hands-on skills in a convivial, intimate environment

5 or 10 Martial-Arts Classes or Fitness Challenge at Northwest Indiana Martial Arts Academy (Up to 85% Off)

Northwest Indiana Martial Arts Academy

Schererville

$124.50 $19

Group martial-arts lessons include a uniform; a three-month fitness challenge allows participation in four martial-arts classes per week

Personal-Training Sessions with Hydromassage at Priority Fitness Personal Training Center (62% Off)

Priority Fitness Personal Training Center

Munster

$119 $45

Personal trainer tailors workouts to meet clients' individual goals; hydromassage targets tired muscles with heated jets of water

David Spade at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino on Friday, September 26, at 8 p.m. (Up to 35% Off)

David Spade

The Venue at Horseshoe Casino

$46 $29.90

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Boyish comedian of Tommy Boy, Grown-Ups, and Saturday Night Live fame entertains audiences with his acidic wit

Dance Lessons at Premiere Dance Studio (Up to 64% Off). Three Options Available.

Premiere Dance Studio

Premiere Dance Studio

$35 $14.99

Expert instructors lead students of all levels through social dances such as tango, waltz, and swing

Open Skate with Skate Rental for Two or Four or Ice-Skating Lessons at Midwest Training and Ice Center (Up to 47% Off)

Midwest Training and Ice Center

Midwest Training and Ice Center

$16 $9

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Olympic-sized ice arena hosts open-skate sessions or four weeks of lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced skaters

60-Minute Indoor Horseback-Riding Lesson for Two or Four at Green Acres Ranch (Up to 56% Off)

Green Acres Ranch

Dyer

$100 $49

Indoor horseback riding lessons allow riders to stay active and bond with horses no matter what the weather

5 or 10 Open-Play Sessions at FunFlatables (Up to 56% Off)

FunFlatables

Multiple Locations

$80 $35

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Indoor playgrounds house colorful, air-filled obstacle courses, slides, and bounce castles

One, Two, or Three Dance Classes a Week for One Month at Origins Dance Academy (Up to 52% Off)

Origins Dance Academy

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Kids aged 3–18 learn dance fundamentals during jazz, ballet, hip-hop, lyrical, tap, acrobatic, and turns & leaps classes

One Month Unlimited Tae Kwon Do Package for One or Two at Crown Point Black Belt Academy (Up to 93% Off)

Crown Point Black Belt Academy

Winfield

$429 $29

Students learn discipline and self-defense fundamentals from champion teachers

30 Minutes of Laser Tag for Two, Four, or Eight at Zig-E’s Funland (Up to 54% Off)

Zig-E's Funland

St. John

$30 $15

On an outdoor laser tag field with shelters and barrels for cover, up to 36 players simultaneously battle for 30 minutes

$39 for 18 Holes of Golf for Two with Cart at Tuckaway Golf Club in Crete (Up to $88 Value)

Tuckaway Golf Club

Crete

$88 $39

Lush green fairways situated around pine and oak trees make up 6,225 yards of golf course designed by John Ellis in 1960

5 or 10 Weekday or Weekend Open-Play Passes at Jump N' Jam Playland (Up to 58% Off)

Jump N' Jam Playland

Calumet City

$40 $19

Inflatable bounce houses, jungle gyms, slides, obstacle courses, and basketball courts

Six Open-Play Sessions at Jump!Zone (Up to 42% Off). Six Locations Available.

Jump!Zone

Multiple Locations

$60 $35

Kids bounce across massive inflatable arenas, slides, and obstacle courses

$60 for $100 Worth of Boxing — Fighting Concepts Academy

Fighting Concepts Academy

Hobart

$100 $60

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

3-Lap Ride-Along or 5- or 10-Lap Formula Car Driving Experience at The Formula Experience (Up to 61% Off)

The Formula Experience

Gingerman Raceway

$99 $39

Burn rubber in on a race track ride-along with a professional driver, or take the wheel of a Formula car or SCCA race-proven Mazda Miata

Choose an Exotic Supercar to Ride-Along or Drive on a Professional Racetrack (Up to 59% Off)

Xtreme Xperience

Gingerman Raceway

$239 $99

Test drive exotic cars like a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Nissan, Audi, and more at high speeds on a professional racetrack

Pistol-Orientation Class for One or Two at Safe-House Group, LLC. (Up to 50% Off)

Safe-House Group, LLC.

South Holland

$100 $55

Four or fewer students spend three hours combined in the classroom and on the range, familiarizing themselves with gun handling and care

One-Hour Trail Ride for Two or Four from A Ranch 394 (Up to 50% Off)

A Ranch 394

Bloom

$40 $22

Drops of sunlight dance across tree-lined trails during one-hour trail rides in groups of up to 12 riders

Roller Skating with Skate Rentals for Two, Four, or Six at Glenwood Roller Rink (Up to 57% Off) 

Glenwood Roller Rink

Glenwood

$21 $9.50

To the sounds of festive music, groups of 2, 4, or 6 glide across hardwood rink— where actors in rollerskating film Roll Bounce practiced

Admission and Pie Pumpkins for Two, Four, or Six to Settlers Pond Shelter (Up to 61% Off)

Settlers Pond Shelter

Beecher

$30 $15

Animal shelter and family farm hosts petting zoo and autumnal activities including a pumpkin patch

Horsemanship Class and a Riding Lesson at Hannaberry Farm (Up to 64% Off). Four Options Available.

Hannaberry Farm

Crete

$125 $49

Introductory class covers grooming and horsemanship; riding lesson teaches English-style riding and dressage fundamentals

Six Training Sessions from Reconstructured Fitness (55% Off)

Reconstructured Fitness

Homewood

$600 $270

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

$22 for a Distillery Tour for Two with Two Glencairn Glasses at Quincy Street Distillery ($44 Value)

Quincy Street Distillery

Riverside

$44 $22

60- to 90-minute tour of a distillery that produces 12 artisanal, small-batch spirits; each guest brings home a Glencairn glass

$31 for $125 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Achievement Martial Arts

Achievement Martial Arts

Portage

$125 $31

One month of classes with white belt included; develop confidence, focus, and self-discipline

Bowling with Shoe Rental, Pizza, and Beer for Up to 6 or 12 People at Lakewood Bowl (Up to 53% Off)

Lakewood Bowl

Richton Park

$69.49 $34

This family-friendly bowling center has updated lanes, an on-site bar and grill, and a barbershop located inside

Two Weeks of Unlimited Yoga Classes at The Hart Wellness Center (70% Off)

The Hart Wellness Center

Flossmoor

$84 $25

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

One 60-Minute Private Guitar Lesson with Family Member or Friend from Eric Mantel ($45 Value) 

Eric Mantel

Matteson

$45 $22.50

A guitar instructor for more than three decades, Eric Mantel teaches students myriad techniques with inspiration from guitar greats

Four Weekly 30-, 45-, or 60-Minute Private Music Lessons at American Music Institute (Up to 56% Off)

American Music Institute

Multiple Locations

$120 $60

Weekly one-on-one music lessons for voice or instruments including saxophone, violin, piano, guitar, trumpet, clarinet, and oboe

$40 for a Two-Hour Swing and Driver Clinic at Ben Mutz Golf ($240 Value)

Ben Mutz Golf

George W. Dunne National Golf Course

$240 $40

Golf professional calls on more than 25 years of teaching experience to analyze clients' swings and help them improve their skills

One or Three Months of Kids' Irish Dance Lessons at Lavin-Cassidy School of Irish Dance ($56 Value)

Lavin-Cassidy School of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

$56 $28

Kids learn the basics of Irish step dance from world champion teachers, who have taught Midwest regional, national and all Ireland champions

2 or 10 Large Buckets of Driving-Range Balls at Odyssey Sweet Spot (Up to 51% Off)

Odyssey Sweet Spot

Tinley Park

$26 $14

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Golfers trace practice shots into open-air from comfort of 12 grass tees and 12 heated stalls at range connected to lively sports bar

Farm Admission for Two or Six at Odyssey Fun Farm (Up to 47% Off)

Odyssey Fun Farm

Tinley Park

$22 $12

110-acre farm with corn mazes, hayrides, pumpkin patch and petting zoo, along with kids’ zone with inflatable slides and castles

4, 8, or 12 Ballet Classes for a Child Age 3–15 at Dance Images (Up to 63% Off)

Dance Images

Tinley Park

$50 $21

One-hour lessons cover the essentials of ballet

Four or Eight Weeks of Irish-Dance Classes for Kids at Blackbird Academy of Irish Dance (Up to 52% Off)

Blackbird Academy of Irish Dance

Multiple Locations

$55 $27

Kids learn the lightning-fast footwork and pulsating rhythms of Irish dance in a fun, inclusive environment

One or Three Personal-Training Sessions for One at VH Personal Training (Up to 56% Off)

VH Personal Training

Tinley Park

$30 $15

Personal trainer Voltaire Hawkins uses sports-training methodology to help everybody—from aspiring athletes to older adults—get in shape

Skating with Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Tinley Park Roller Rink (Up to 60% Off) 

Tinley Park Roller Rink

Tinley Park

$21 $10

Colorful lights, booming songs, and the aroma of fresh snacks fill the air at an indoor roller-skating rink

Two, Four, or Six Children’s Dance Classes at Southwest Synergy Dance (80% Off) 

Southwest Synergy Dance

Tinley Park

$25 $5

Instructors lead classes in ballet, poms, tap, and more for kids aged 2.5 and up

Family Fun-Park Outing with Haunted House Admission, Go-Kart Rides, and Mini Golf at Fun Time Square (55% Off)

Fun Time Square

Alsip

$44 $20

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Go-karts roar over tracks, and putters propel balls across 18 mini-golf holes flanked by shrubbery

$30 for $60 Groupon — Physical Edge Personal Training

Physical Edge Personal Training

Alsip

$60 $30

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

Three Personal Training Sessions with Weight-Loss Consultation from Mike Duckworth Personal Training (65% Off)

Mike Duckworth Personal Training And Nutrition

Alsip

$225 $79

You will be transformed into a happier, healthier you!

Cooking Classes at Dunn2Perfection (Up to 68% Off). 4 Options Available.

Dunn2Perfection

Valparaiso

$99 $49

Students learn barbecue, baking, French, Italian, and Chinese cooking techniques during classes and camps

10 Fitness Classes from Will Power Fitness (64% Off)

Will Power Fitness

Valparaiso

$50 $18

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

Two or Five 30-Minute Private Dance Lessons for an Individual or Couple at Fred Astaire Dance Studios (85% Off)

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Multiple Locations

$200 $30

Instructor teaches American, Latin American, and other social dancing styles, adapting the lessons to the individual or couples skill level

Six Personal Training Sessions with Diet and Weight-Loss Consultation from Too Strong Personal Training (65% Off)

Too Strong Personal Training

Valparaiso

$180 $63

Six personal workouts and a personal diet plan help to get you started on your fitness goals!

One or Two Months of Unlimited Classes or 10 Drop-In Classes at BE Fit Tri Wellness (Up to 68% Off)

BE Fit Tri Wellness

Beverly

$60 $20

Choose from an array of classes including women's-only boot camp, men's yoga, and Groove Theory, which combines dance and exercise

10 or 20 Classes at Pure Indoor Cycling Studio (Up to 70% Off)

PURE Indoor Cycling Studio

Evergreen Park

$130 $39

State-of-the-art indoor bicycles provide exercisers with an invigorating workout while motivating music plays in the background

Haunted-Park Packages for 1, 2, or 4 at Creepy Hallow Halloween Fun Park (Up to 54% Off). Five Options Available.

Creepy Hallow Halloween Fun Park

Green Garden

$68 $39

Haunted park contains family friendly daytime activities, and at night, a haunted hayride and zombie paintball hunt

90 Minutes of Laser Tag for Two or Four, or Party Package for 10 at CMP Tactical Lazer Tag (Up to 61% Off)

CMP Tactical Lazer Tag

Frankfort

$50 $20

Massive, multi-story combat zone hosts laser tag battles that can feature more than 50 competitors in a variety of mission styles

Two Weeks or One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes at Crossfit Rua (Up to 63% Off)

Crossfit Rua

Frankfort

$48 $20

Instructors aid others in burning calories with a system of intense functional exercises designed to prep for all physical activities

$39 for One Month of Kids' Kung Fu Classes at Strike Back Fitness ($80 Value)

Strike Back Fitness

Frankfort Square

$80 $39

Martial-arts instructors build kids' confidence, self-respect, discipline, and determination during kung fu classes for ages 7–12

Amusement-Park Package for Two or Four from Haunted Trails Amusement Park (53% Off)

Haunted Trails Amusement Park

Multiple Locations

$57 $27

Pizza helps fuel romps through a game area and visits to two attractions, which include mini golf and go-karts, plus laser tag at Joliet

$189 for a 2014 Golf Package with 10 Rounds on Rolling Hills Course at Silver Lake Country Club ($870 Value)

Silver Lake Country Club

Orland Park

$870 $189

VIP package includes 10 rounds at a 9-hole executive course, 5 group lessons, 10 buckets of range balls, and a hybrid golf club

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

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

18 Holes of Black-Light Mini Golf for Two or Four with Optional Deluxe Package at Space Golf (Up to 50% Off)

Space Golf

Orland Park

$19 $10

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Mini-golf course with iridescent aliens and black-light-bathed lunar landscapes is bolstered by 3-D glasses and laser blasters

One or Four 30-Minute Guitar Lessons at Evolution Music (Up to 67% Off)

Evolution Music

Orland Park

$20 $10

A skilled guitarist helps students of all experience levels master chords, solos, and other techniques

Three Introductory Sessions with Option for a One-Month Gym Membership to HOTSide CrossFit (Up to 53% Off)

HOTSide CrossFit

Orland Park

$100 $49

Certified instructors introduce classes to the functional movements of CrossFit, preparing them for the intensity of the full program

$80 for Eight Weeks of Swimming Lessons at Bear Paddle Swim School ($160 Value)

Bear Paddle Swim School & Clubhouse

Multiple Locations

$160 $80

Sessions accommodate a wide range of ages and abilities, covering skills from paddling and floating through competitive breaststroke

10 or 20 Fitness Classes or One or Two Months of Unlimited Barre Classes at Maximum Body Fitness (Up to 61% Off)

Maximum Body Fitness

Orland Park

$125 $49

Certified trainers lead high-intensity boot-camp, boxing, kettlebell, Pilates, Tabata, cycling, and barre fitness classes

Zombie or Human Admission in the Infected Zombie 5K Trail Run on October 5 at Swallow Cliff Woods North (Half Off)

The Infected Zombie 5k Trail Run

Swallow Cliff Woods

$120 $60

Participants can play either living humans running for their lives or lurching zombies done up by makeup artists during the 5K race

One or Two Months of Unlimited Womens Boot Camp at Mission Body Possible (Up to 74% Off)

Mission Body Possible

Multiple Locations

$150 $49

Female instructor motivates and encourages women through outdoor body-weight and cardio sweat sessions

10 or 20 Boot-Camp Classes at Fit 2 Ripped Fitness (Up to 80% Off)

Fit 2 Ripped Fitness

Swallow Cliff Woods

$100 $25

Passionate instructors lead patrons in high-intensity boot-camp regimens in the outdoors

Two Weeks or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Title Boxing Club (57% Off)

TITLE Boxing Club

Palos Park

$35 $15

Instructors whip bodies into shape with unlimited boxing and kickboxing workouts, such as Power Hour sessions that burn up to 1,000 calories

Two or Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons from Parker Music (67% Off)

Parker Music

House-Calls and Studio Lessons

$60 $20

Seasoned instructor, Ben Parker, provides house-call or studio lessons for guitar, bass, ukulele, and music theory

$49 for One Month of Martial Arts Classes with Uniform at Family Martial Arts ($204 Value)

Family Martial Arts

Mokena

$204 $49

Instructors professionally trained in styles such as Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido teach kids and adults during classes

$39 for 10 Yoga or Pilates Classes at Mindful Movements Health & Fitness Studio ($100 Value)

Mindful Movements Health & Fitness Studio

Mokena

$100 $39

Inviting studio’s Pilates classes tone cores, yoga classes quiet minds, and total-body-toning classes build full-body strength and endurance

One or Three Months of Unlimited Women’s Kickboxing Classes at Randori Jiu-Jitsu (71% Off)

Randori Jiu-Jitsu

Randori Jiu-Jitsu

$99 $29

Women learn muay Thai moves and other techniques during kickboxing classes that integrate self-defense tactics into intense workouts

Mini Golf for 4, 6, 8, or 10 or Mini Golf for 4 and 45 Arcade Tokens Each at PGN Fun Center (Up to 59% Off)

PGN Fun

PGN Fun Center

$28 $14

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Two adventure-themed miniature-golf courses wind through castles, caves, and tall hedges

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Interactive dinnertime murder mystery that stars professional actors tests diners’ sleuthing skills throughout a multicourse meal

$29 for Nocturnal Lands 5K, Running Music Festival with After-Party on October 11th ($60 Value)

Nocturnal Lands

Toyota Park

$60 $29

5K music festival sees participants running to different DJ stages amid interactive light shows and celebrating at a main-stage after party

Deep-Dish-Pizza Walking Tour for Two or Four from Slice of Chicago Pizza Tours (Up to 56% Off)

Slice of Chicago Pizza Tours

Near North Side

$90 $42

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2-hour, 1.2-mile walking tour hits Pizzeria Uno, Pizzeria Ora, and Giordano's in River North to sample deep-dish pizza and learn its history

Rooftop Tickets with Food & Drinks for a Cubs Home Game at Wrigleyville Rooftops (Up to 51% Off). 15 Games Available.

Wrigleyville Rooftops

Multiple Locations

$200 $99

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Take in a Cubs game from the rooftop while enjoying a complete food and beverage menu; access to climate-controlled suites included

Comedy Night with Benji Brown at Castle (Up to 55% Off)

Comedy Night with Benji Brown

Castle

$53.74 $25

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Star of Wild ‘N Out and The Rickey Smiley Show and Ghana-born comedian get crowds rolling

Hand-Roll and Decorate Your Own Truffles with a Chocolatier

Chocolate Truffle-Making Class

Chocolat

$49 $49

The owner of Chocolat Uzma Sharif demonstrates how to roll chocolate truffles from scratch, incorporating spices, fruits, and liqueurs

Two-Hour Pontoon-Boat Rental from VIP Bachelorette (Up to 65% Off). Two Options Available.

VIP Bachelorette

Estate Ultra bar

$250 $95

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Cruise the Chicago River while taking in landmarks during two-hour pontoon-boat rentals; drinks and snacks are welcome

Cubs Right-Field Rooftop Seating with Food and Drinks at Skybox on Sheffield (Up to 41% Off)

Skybox on Sheffield

Skybox on Sheffield

$122.31 $79

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Watch a Cubs game from a three-tiered rooftop overlooking the right-field foul pole while enjoying food and craft beers

Day Trip to Michigan Wine Country with Lunch, Tastings, and Round-Trip Transportation Included (47% Off)

Michigan Wine-County Day Trip

Chicago

$150 $79

Visit 4 Michigan wineries and taste up to 20 wines during a 9-hour excursion with a hearty lunch and round-trip transportation included

"Desperate 2" at Carver Military Academy High School on November 8 or 9 (Up to 47% Off)

"Desperate 2"

Carver Military Academy High School

$75 $40

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Award-winning singers star in world-premiere drama exploring themes of family, love, and faith

UniverSoul Circus at Washington Park on September 24–October 15 (Up to 26% Off)

UniverSoul Circus

Washington Park

$34.93 $26

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Worldly cast dazzles audiences with aerial performances, exotic animals, and hip-hop dance set to pulsating music ranging from soul to Latin

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A shotgun blast signals the start of the race, and the runners tear off through the woods. All the while, the sounds of growls and moans behind them grow closer. Though held in broad daylight, The Running Dead presents its participants with a chilling challenge: if you're a runner, make it to the finish line in one piece, and if you're a zombie, track down your prey. Regardless of affiliation, the 5K challenges all its guests with a series of man-made and natural obstacles.

Throughout the course, runners are encouraged to work as a team. At the end, those who survive are rewarded with a beer or soft drink and a truce with the zombies. After the race, all are welcome to the Zombie Prom after-party: a horror-centric celebration featuring vegan and carnivore-friendly food, an awards ceremony for the most convincing zombie getups, and a chance to argue with a local principal that the undead shouldn't have to do homework. A DJ drops beats throughout the event, while two local cover bands and a headliner provide a live soundtrack.

8554 Indianapolis Blvd
Highland,
IN
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The only full-service women-only gym in Highland, Womens Core Fitness Center is a supportive, laid-back environment that welcomes all women to come and work up a sweat. There are multiple cardio and strength-training machines, and clients can work out individually or in small-group fitness classes. Certified instructors lead more than 25 classes per week, ranging from Zumba to INSANITY and Turbo Kick. Personal training and childcare are available as well.

3315 45th St
Highland,
IN
US

Cardinal Fitness provides a throng of workout amenities in a fully equipped epicenter of exercise. Bolster blood-pumping organs with sophisticated cardio equipment while buttressing biceps and shaping solar plexuses on top-notch strength-training equipment. Although Austrian bodybuilders have pumped the world's iron supply to dangerously low levels, Cardinal still provides enough of the strength-fortifying mineral for a wide array of free weights. Your personal training session will give you a jump-start at the gym and enhance subsequent workouts by providing you with information on the best exercises for your body, as well as individualized advice for achieving fitness goals.

1642 US Highway 41
Schererville,
IN
US

John Nilsson and April Rodriguez opened Premiere Dance Studio in order to create a community for dancers of all levels, budgets, and schedules to come together. They teach classes in a broad spectrum of styles such as swing, both International Standard and American Smooth waltz and tango, and social dances such as west coast swing. To encourage students to test out their new moves, they host dance parties and other events, as well as offering private lessons for couples brushing up for a wedding.

360 E US Highway 30
Schererville,
IN
US

Northwest Indiana's first marathon launches from Freedom Park on April 27, 2014. Taking place entirely over scenic country roads, the Crossroads Marathon passes by Cedar Lake, Lake Dale, and at least one camouflaged bigfoot. The course is a qualifier for the Boston Marathon and is open to everyone?walkers included?as long as they can sustain a 15-minute mile pace.

5940 Wildrose Lane
Schererville,
IN
US

Established: 1999

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Staff Size: 2?10 people

Parking: Parking lot

Most popular offering: Paintball and skateboard retail

Pro Tip: We offer air fills, repairs, and build custom skateboards.

Good for Kids: Yes

651 E US Highway 30
Schererville,
IN
US

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