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Be Active Outdoors organizes physical and recreational activities for adults and children of all fitness levels. Regular events challenge locals to break their sedentary habits with 10-mile bike rides, lessons on revitalizing waterways, and group adventure races. An annual river-basin tournament combines a focus on conservation with thrilling paddleboat and shoreline fishing. The Amped Up Adventure race complicates traditional adventure racing with urban elements including biking, running, paddling, and an obstacle course to get people moving in their home environments.

7212 N Alpine Rd
Loves Park,
IL
US

No Joke Mixed Martial Arts coaches children's mixed martial arts classes that allow kids to improve their goal setting, concentration, confidence and self defense skills, and increase responsibility and self-discipline. For adults, open sparring opportunities allow fighters to hone their skills in a safe, controlled environment. Self-defense classes provide top-notch instruction to protect both kids and adults.

6358 Daytona Dr
Loves Park,
IL
US

An instructor at Loves Park Scuba guides groups of up to 15 students through the basics of aquatic adventuring in two-hour scuba lessons. After donning provided fins, masks, snorkels, BCDs, and weight belts, landlubbers proceed to the on-site training pool, which staff maintain at a comfortable 85- to 89-degree temperature and a healthy level of self-esteem. Students then submerge to practice skills from the Scuba Diving International curriculum appropriate for divers of all experience levels, including children and visiting Loch Ness monsters. Though its wares are not included with this Groupon, visitors can stop by a well-stocked dive shop to browse equipment and exchange barked greetings with dive dog Ruby Johnson.

7307 N Alpine Rd.
Loves Park,
IL
US

More than 60 items from the wide range of Merle Norman–brand skincare and cosmetic products line the shelves to aid its staff of beauty advisers as they customize services for individual clients, including the Merle Norman Express facial. The 82-year old company regularly releases new facial products that mute fine lines, quench dry skin, and teach freckles to plot out marching-band formations.

The company also manufactures nine lines of foundation that beauty advisers pull from to perform complimentary cosmetics trials. During these trials, the advisers explain each step of the makeup-application process so clients can replicate looks at home. Merle Norman Cosmetics & Spa’s team also specializes in waxing, and offers makeover and wedding services.

6128 E Riverside Blvd
Loves Park,
IL
US

Cuisine Type: American Home Cooking

Established: 2012

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Parking: Free street parking

Most popular offering: Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf, Shrimp Diablo

Kid-friendly: Yes

Delivery / Take-out Available: Yes

Outdoor Seating: No

Pro Tip: You will be greeted with a smile and a cheery hello. We are here to make dinnertime enjoyable again.

Q&A with Kathy, Owner

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

We are a Take and Bake [restaurant]. So I guess what I am trying to say is, "It's not a TV dinner, it's a fresh cooked meal". I do all the shopping and chopping, you do all the enjoying.

D?cor can say a lot about the type of food a restaurant serves. How does your d?cor inform or reflect your culinary practice?

Remember back when you would come home and mom would have a home cooked meal waiting for you? Well, EZ Dinners can make that flashback a reality. Simply come in tell us what you want and we will get it for you. All you have to do is bring it home and cook it.

In your own words, how would you describe your menu?

Our menu changes monthly, but what you need to know is when you come in we always have an "until it's gone" list that you can also choose from. We also have a freezer full of homemade desserts and sides like strawberry rhubarb pie, chocolate mousse brownies, and cheesy mashed potatoes. We are always adding new items.

5533 N 2nd St
Loves Park,
IL
US

Since 1997, CompuDocs' technicians have kept clients' computers operating smoothly with repairs and upgrades. They service systems by Dell, Apple, Toshiba, and other brands, performing tasks that range from setting up wireless networks to wiping out spyware and viruses.

5415 N 2nd St
Loves Park,
IL
US