Sports in Kankakee

Up to 55% Off at Action Sports Racing

Action Sports Racing

Fair Oaks Farms

$50 $25

Participants run, walk, and jog for fifteen kilometers through scenic pastoral landscapes at Fair Oaks Farms

Up to 76% Off Martial Arts Classes

Family Martial Arts

Mokena

$204 $49

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

71% Off Women’s Kickboxing Classes

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

Up to 78% Off Boxing Training Sessions

Round One Boxing and Fitness Center

Joliet

$180 $49

Boxing Trainer helps clients beef up their skills in the ring with personal training sessions

51% Off Group Swim Lessons

British Swim School

Multiple Locations

$183 $89

Instructors teach basic water survival and strokes or more advanced swimming skills to students ages 3 months to adult

Up to 85% Off Martial-Arts Classes

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

Up to 53% Off Kayak Rentals and Lesson from Kayak Morris

Kayak Morris

William G. Stratton State Park

$80 $39

On-land lesson covers safety and essential strokes before students pilot craft on 1 of 3 nearby beginner waterways for the rest of the day

83% Off a Two-Hour Swing and Driver Clinic

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

51% Off British Swim School Classes

British Swim School

Oak Forest

$183 $89

Kids ages 3 months and older explore swimming and water safety under the careful supervision of trained teachers

83% Off Golf VIP Pass at Silver Lake Country Club

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

Up to 51% Off Kung Fu Classes for Kids or Adults

Strike Back Fitness

Griffith

$50 $25

A certified personal trainer teaches children and adults kung fu in the style of China's Shaolin Monastery

Up to 53% Off Marathon of Half Marathon

Crossroads Marathon & Mini Marathon

Tri-Town Community Marathon

$50 $25

Marathon and half marathon benefits Merrillville Parks and Recreation Department and Wounded Warrior Project

Up to 45% Off a Boys' Basketball Camp

Five-Star Basketball

Lewis University

$99 $59

Elite basketball camp with notable alumni like Kevin Durant teaches boys aged 10–18 technical skills and includes athletic conditioning

75% Off at World Champion Taekwondo

World Champion Taekwondo

Multiple Locations

$199 $49

Sixth-degree black belt and former Olympic coach helps students build strength, flexibility, discipline, confidence, and self-defense skills

Up to 60% Off Classes at Chikara Martial Arts Academy

Chikara Martial Arts Academy

Plainfield

$50 $25

Martial arts classes burn calories and teach self-defense skills while boosting confidence and self-esteem

57% Off at Title Boxing Club

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

Up to 66% Off at Rabito Golf Academy at Bolingbrook Golf Club

Bolingbrook Golf Club

Bolingbrook

$175 $59

PGA professionals lead group clinics on a variety of topics, getting players ready for rounds on 7,104 yd. course with a true-island green

Half Off Dawn of the Dunes Charity Race from Cause 2 Compete

Cause 2 Compete

Portage

$60 $30

Runners strive for their personal best as they race by scenic Miller Beach, sand dunes, and fall foliage for charity

Up to 62% Off Youth Basketball Camp

In the Paint Basketball

Evergreen Racquet & Fitness Center

$129 $59

Kids play competitive games, work on basketball skills such as shooting, dribbling, and defense, and connect with mentors

40% Off Boxing

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

Up to Half Off Golf Practice at Chicago Players Club

Chicago Players Club

Justice

$12 $6

Lighted, 26-acre complex features driving range and golf academy with grass, mats, heated covered tees, and two short game areas

52% Off a 5K Running Music Festival from Nocturnal Lands

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

Up to 56% Off Archery Classes

G Woods Archery

Near West Side

$40 $19

All arrows, bows, and targets are provided during each 60-minute class

Up to 44% Off 5K Obstacle-Course Entry

Hit and Run 5K

Toyota Park

$35 $20

Runners dash through a 5K obstacle course; each registration includes one shirt, headband, and packet full of deals from sponsors

Up to 71% Off Martial Arts Classes

Flash Martial Arts Academy

Oswego

$119 $39

Students gain discipline, confidence, self-defense skills, and winning attitudes under the tutelage of expert instructors

Up to 56% Off Whitewater Tubing and Kayaking

Geneva Kayak Center

Yorkville

$60 $29

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Tubers bob over whitewater on the Fox River; kayaking courses teach paddlers how to handle the rapids

51% Off Four Weeks of Tennis Lessons

Oakbrook Racquet and Fitness

Westmont

$99 $49

Beginners meet once a week to learn tennis skills in small-group classes; use your own racquet or borrow one from the club

Up to 81% Off Fitness Classes

Enhance Fitness Studio

Countryside

$200 $39

Varied high-intensity workouts help firm abs and burn fat; learn how to kickbox with personal lessons

Up to 43% Off at Deer Valley Golf Club

Deer Valley Golf Club

Deer Grove

$78 $45

Sculpted into the rolling landscape, 6,415-yard course features bluegrass fairways and four sets of bent grass tees

Up to 57% Off Indoor Golf Lessons

Kyle Rich Golf Academy at Bogies Indoor Golf Club

Downers Grove

$90 $39

PGA-certified instructors impart golf wisdom during private lessons using video swing analysis and the latest in golf-instruction technology

Up to 77% Off Martial Arts or Fitness Classes

True Balance Karate Institute

Downers Grove

$150 $49

Owners with third-degree black belts oversee a karate school that imparts discipline and balance along with mental and physical strength

Up to 58% Off Martial Arts Gym Membership

Team Hansen Training

Hawthorne Square

$70 $35

Trainer Justin gets clients in fighting shape with a combination of group martial arts classes and one-on-one fitness sessions

Up to 86% Off Martial Arts Classes

Martial Arts Training Service

Naperville

$200 $29

Kids and adults alike learn aikido, judo, or jiu-jitsu from a team of seasoned martial arts instructors

Up to 60% Off Classes at United Martial Arts

United Martial Arts

Qigong - Naperville

$125 $50

Improve flexibility and strength while building discipline and self-confidence under the tutelage of a 9th degree blackbelt Grandmaster

50% Off Visit to Sea Lion Aquatic Park

Sea Lion Aquatic Park

Lisle

$26 $13

Guests slip down four water slides and relax in the zero-depth pool while children play amongst giant fish and octopus sculptures

Up to 52% Off Pool Passes

Meadows Swim & Tennis Club

Lisle

$30 $15

The club has three heated pools—a six-lane lap pool, a junior pool, and a baby pool—as well as trained lifeguards on post

48% Off Sports Camp

House Of Speed

Aurora

$25 $13

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

44% Off Martial Arts

Midwest School Of Isshinryu Karate

Aurora

$90 $50

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

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

TrySelfDefense.com

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

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

Up to 65% Off Private Baseball Lessons

Bounce Sports

Berwyn

$299 $109

Baseball players hone their skills during one-hour private lessons with experienced instructors

80% Off Children's Martial-Arts Classes

Comprido BJJ Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy

Multiple Locations

$135 $39

Kids' Brazilian jujitsu classes and private session emphasize grappling as a last resort, promoting sportsmanship and self-confidence first

Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K – Up to 34% Off

ROC Race - Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5K

U.S. Cellular Field

$108.90 $74

Costume-clad runners tackle 12 game-show-inspired obstacles as they race for victory on Saturday, July 12

51% Off Electric Bike Tour

WanderBikes

Buckingham Fountain

$100 $49

Electric bikes lead groups through Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park, and along lakefront on guided tours of Chicago landmarks

53% Off Entry in Women's Half-Marathon

Zooma Women's Race Series

Burnham Park

$105 $49

Women's half-marathon takes a scenic lakefront route before ending with a post-race party complete with recovery massage and yoga

57% Off Entry to the Run Against Traffick 5k

Traffick Free

Diversey Harbor

$35 $15

3.1-mile run along Diversey Harbor raises awareness against human trafficking in Chicago

Up to 50% Off Tours from Urban Kayaks

Urban Kayaks

Multiple Locations

$45 $23

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Kayaking tourists gaze upon Chicago's scenery from the Chicago River and Lake Michigan

Up to 70% Off Lessons from Gil Davis Golf

Gil Davis Golf

Marquette Park

$115 $39

Fundamentals form the centerpiece of a teaching philosophy espoused by Gil Davis, an alumni of ESPN Golf Schools

50% Off Kayak or Paddleboard Rental

Kayak Chicago

Multiple Locations

$40 $20

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Kayaks ferry one person across Lake Michigan's undulating waters; standup paddleboarders glide across the lake on weekdays

Half Off Stand Up Paddleboard Rental

Chicago Water Sport Rentals

Chicago

$50 $25

Stand up paddleboarders can explore the wilds of Lake Michigan and enjoy the Chicago skyline

50% Off Bike Tune-Up at Bobby's Bike Hike

Bobby's Bike Hike

Bobby’s Bike Hike Chicago

$70 $35

Be prepared to take advantage of sunny days with a bike tune-up that ensures your ride is safe and smooth

Up to 50% Off Basketball Camp and T-shirt

DATSWZUP Basketball

Dooley Park

$50 $25

Basketball camp run by Norrice Quarles pays equal mind to basketball fundamentals, physical fitness, and skills such as reading

Up to 91% Off Shaolin Kempo Karate Classes

Villari's Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$220 $29

Shaolin kempo karate classes for all ages blend elements of jujitsu, kung fu, and Shaolin temple boxing into a single self-defense style

Up to 66% Off Kids' and Adult's Martial Arts Classes

EKF Martial Arts

Andersonville

$130 $49

Learn Kung Fu from Mortal Kombat's real-life Kung Lao, Anthony Marquez, or blend martial arts styles in MMA classes

53% Off Bike Tune-Up

Lakeshore Bike

Multiple Locations

$75 $35

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Techs bolster bicycle health through tune-up that includes wheel truing and frame cleaning

Up to 55% Off Kids' Swordplay Classes at Forteza Fitness

Forteza Fitness

Ravenswood

$110 $55

Kids' swordplay classes instill confidence and discipline in students while engaging their minds and bodies

Up to 78% Off Martial-Arts Classes

The Warrior Institute of Chicago

The Warrior Institute of Chicago

$179 $39

Classes help children develop basic coordination skills and learn self-confidence, and help adults tone their bodies and learn self-control

Up to 77% Off Golf Lessons

Chicago Style Golf

West Town

$126 $29

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Boutique golf shop offers private and group golf lessons that improve a golfer's swing

69% Off Lesson at TourBound Golf Academy

TourBound Golf Academy

TourBound Golf Academy Indoor Training Facility

$125 $39

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PGA Tour simulators uses video playback to enhance golf pupil’s understanding of instructor’s advice

52% Off Six Weeks of Swim Lessons at British Swim School

British Swim School

Multiple Locations

$187 $89

Kids ages 3 months and older explore swimming and water survival safety techniques under the careful supervision of trained teachers

Up to 67% Off Martial Arts Clsses

Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$208 $69

Adult MMA, kids karate, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai kickboxing, and extreme fitness classes offered at studio

50% Off at Ultimate Kicks Tae Kwon Do

Ultimate Kicks Tae Kwon Do

Chicago

$70 $35

In a brightly decorated studio, experts lead students aged 4 and older in traditional and Olympic-style tae kwon do

Up to 79% Off Kid's and Adult Martial Arts Classes

Keller's Martial Arts

Avondale

$235 $50

Instructors teach a wide array of martial arts, including MMA, kickboxing, Olympic-style tae kwon do, and Aikido

Up to 88% Off Golf Lessons at Golf in Motion

Golf in Motion

Multiple Locations

$240 $29

Golfers choose 2 or 3 video lessons, including swing evaluations and putting lessons

79% Off Muay Thai or MMA Classes

Chicago Muay Thai Kickboxing Club

Multiple Locations

$185 $39

Tone bodies with Muay Thai Kickboxing or MMA Classes

Up to 75% Off Martial Arts Classes

Shinjinkai, The Japanese Martial Arts Society

Lakeview

$75 $19

Instructors guide students of all levels through martial arts classes such as youth aikido, weapons classes and modern martial arts

Up to 75% Off at New Generation Jeet Kune Do

New Generation Jeet Kune Do

Near North Side

$100 $29

Experienced and certified instructor teaches students jeet kune do, a martial art developed by Bruce Lee; classes focus on combat fighting

Up to 80% Off Adults' Kickboxing or Kids' Martial Arts

Kensho Martial Arts

Lincoln Park

$197.25 $39

Kids build focus & self-confidence through self-defense and safety awareness training; adults improve fitness levels through kickboxing

Up to 78% Off Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Andre Maneco Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

West Town

$135 $35

Gracie black-belt instructor and team provide basic instruction in strikes and grappling

94% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Go2Karate Chicago

On Location

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for classes in karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

Up to 53% Off MMA Conditioning Classes at Mota Martial Arts

Mota Martial Arts

Bridgeport

$40 $20

Mixed-martial-arts conditioning classes help students lose weight and improve fitness levels, with classes for both beginners and veterans

49% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Slayers Mma Academy

Far South Chicago

$95 $48

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

55% Off Martial Arts / Karate / MMA

Lily Lau Eagle Claw Kung Fu

West Rogers Park

$99 $45

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

Up to 62% Off Group Martial-Arts Classes

Valko Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Academy

Near North Side

$170 $65

Group martial-arts classes available in varying belt levels and led by instructors with vast amounts of experience

44% Off Running

Northwestern Settlement

Redeem from Home

$45 $25

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

Up to 67% Off Indoor Golf Practice

Proline Golf

Central Chicago

$150 $59

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Work on your golf game inside a former microbrewery, optionally using a ball-tracking launch monitor to help improve accuracy

Up to 70% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Tandang Garimot

Lakeview

$150 $59

Training program builds mental and physical strength through classes in Filipino martial arts, Brazilian jujitsu, muay thai, and more

85% Off Jujitsu and Kickboxing Classes

Movimento Fitness

Central Chicago

$260 $39

Brazilian jujitsu and muay thai kickboxing classes led by a Gracie-trained instructor and a former US Marine Corps squad leader

Up to 62% Off Boxing or Boot-Camp Classes

Sam Colonna Boxing MMA & Fitness

McKinley Park

$100 $39

Expert boxing coach leads students through basic pugilistic moves; boot camps help guests build strength and endurance

Up to 69% Off 60-Minute Indoor Golf Lessons

Gabe Rios Golf

Chicago

$125 $45

Relaxed and enjoyable golf lessons unfold inside hitting bay with Foresight launch monitor, V1 Golf video analysis, and two televisions

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Close-clipped bent-grass and bluegrass fairways undulate over 6,462 yards on Manteno Golf Club and Learning Center's meticulously maintained 18-hole course. For nearly four decades, Manteno's greens have challenged golfers of all skill levels and handicaps with four sets of tees along the par 72 course. Cruise in a motorized cart with a best friend, archrival, or cardboard cutout of Santa Claus dressed as a cool caddy, dodging six water hazards as you propel dimpled spheres across the course's arborous landscape.

7202 N 4000E Rd
Manteno,
IL
US

Perky’s Pizza rustles up a variety of traditional and imaginative pizzas for famished families. With the family combo meal, banqueting broods choose one large signature pizza from Perky's Pizza's doughy roster, relieving a meat-masticating hankering with the double-cheeseburger deluxe, loaded with crispy bacon, hearty beef, and zesty barbecue sauce, or floating away on the Maui Wowie, which features chicken and sweet pineapple basking in a beach of red sauce. Choosy chowhounds point their noses toward the also-included one-topping pizza, selecting a meat, vegetable, or fat-free mineral to add sustenance. Six breadsticks take a dip in garlic or cinnamon before joining the culinary crew, and a troop of 12 chicken wings marches into position while chanting fight songs before being defeated by mercenary molars. Like bookends, a family-sized garden salad and dessert support the meal on either end.

70 Ken Hayes Dr
Bourbonnais,
IL
US

Realms of Ruin's 80-acre paintball and airsoft park provides a battlefield for acrylic adventures. For a full day, quick shooters can paint victorious initials on their friends with a bodily battalion of gun, hopper, tank, goggles, socks, air fills, and paintballs. Launch pigmented balls of fury at opponents throughout a game of capture the flag, elimination, or a traditional battle. The site features a creek that winds around 12 different courses reinforced with forts, trenches, bunkers, and bridges. Towering trees, thick brush, and sandy soil provide ample locations for visitors to duck into and surreptitiously attack enemies, or to take a shady break and play a stealth-destroying harmonica solo. Referees oversee the chromatic combat to ensure safety and fair play, and players can bring in their own food and drink to refuel after a close match.

19733 Bauer Rd
Custer Park,
IL
US

Signature service: Equestrian lessons, showing team options
Established: 2008
Reservations/Appointments: Required
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 30–60 minutes
Pro Tip: Dress for the weather, pack drinks, come with a positive attitude.
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5000 Co Rd W 429 N
Bourbonnais,
IL
US

With two 18-hole courses and one 9-hole course under its pristine jurisdiction, Green Garden Country Club binds together 45 distinct holes molded to its naturally undulating terrain. The club’s original 18—known today as the Blue Course—winds through dense woods and over numerous swings in elevation, while its other 18, the Gold Course, holds one of the club’s most celebrated features in the 10th hole’s island green. Meanwhile, the 9-hole Emerald Course, the club’s newest, mixes up the style of play with a Scottish links layout, rewarding accuracy off the tee and steadiness in the face of stiff breezes and upturned kilts.

Though on-course play is subject to the whims of Mother Nature, practice at Green Garden Country Club is a year-round affair. In the warm months, players iron out slices and hooks on the 30-acre driving range and calibrate touch on the 10,000-square-foot putting green. When the weather turns colder, players can haul their sticks to the club’s Golf Dome, where they’ll find 42 hitting stations on two levels and practice greens for perfecting putts, chips, and celebratory backflips.

9511 W Manhattan Monee Rd
Frankfort,
IL
US

Rated 3.5 stars by Golf Digest, Deer Creek challenges links lovers with a picturesque championship course peppered with natural beauty and par-inhibiting hazards. A practice club membership bestows a body of benefits on golfers, including unlimited practice balls on the driving range, helpful for straightening out hooks, evening out slices, and knocking the rust off wrought-iron wedges. Practice club members also enjoy defined hours—after 5:30 p.m. every day and before 7 a.m. on weekdays—during which they can access the club and its green ballways astride a motorized golf buggy for a mere $12. The 18-hole course has four tees for varying skill levels and is rigorously maintained, allowing golfers to lavish between-shot attention on the course's seven scenic lakes, beautiful bent-grass greens, and 55 ball-seducing bunkers. The course is noted for its huge variety of wildflowers, perfect for a taking a calming, post-bogey sniff or presenting a bouquet to a certain special putter. All memberships last until the end of 2011.

25055 Western Ave
University Park,
IL
US