Kayaking in Carpentersville, IL

Petting Farm and Animal Park Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Jo-Don Farms (40% Off)

Jo-Don Farms


Guests greet more than 200 animals, from camels to tigers, at zoo open for 40 years

$20 $12

Intro to Climbing Class, Day Passes for Two, or Family Pass at Upper Limits Rock Climbing Gym (Up to 59% Off)

Upper Limits Rock Climbing Gym


Climbers of all experience levels learn to scale the rocks in this 20,000-square-foot climbing gym

$30 $15

"Learning The Ropes" or "Learning To Boulder" Classes for One or Two at First Ascent Climbing (Up to 49% Off)

First Ascent Climbing

Multiple Locations

Learn rope skills for climbing up to 6 stories tall, or learn technique for bouldering, a more powerful style of climbing on shorter walls.

$73 $39

Lake Michigan and Chicago River Architecture Cruise by Speedboat

Entertainment Cruises


$39.38 $39.38

$15 For $30 Toward Sporting Goods & Apparel


Blackberry Countryside

$30 $15

Scuba-Diving Course with Option for Certification at Berry Dive Center (Up to 75% Off). Four Options Available.

Berry Dive Center


Scuba instructors lead students in diving techniques during weekend lessons inside classrooms, pools, and open water

$75 $19

$29 for a Party or Individual Discovery Dive at Learn Scuba Chicago ($75 Value)

Learn Scuba Chicago

Multiple Locations

Exploratory dives for beginners led by dive expert Captain Bob

$75 $29

$299 for Scuba Certification Course with Equipment Rental, Materials, and Gear Credit ($500 Value)

Got Air Scuba

Elk Grove Village

PADI instructors let students try out equipment or lead classroom, pool, and open-water instruction for open-water certification

$500 $299

Registration for One, Two, or Four to the Charity Stair Climb by PEER Services, on November 6 (Up to 45% Off)

PEER Services

Far North Side

This annual event sends climbers up a 20-story building in downtown Evanston to stop stigma and to raise addiction treatment scholarships

$25 $15

One or Two Three-Hour Introductory Sailing or Racing Lessons from 3rd Coast Cruising (Up to 68% Off)

3rd Coast Cruising

DuSable Harbor

US Coast Guard–certified captains and certified instructors welcome sailors aboard 30-foot or larger boat

$300 $99

Discover Scuba Class at Chicagoland Scuba (58% Off)

Chicagoland Scuba

Lake Zurich

Discover Scuba offers a brief introduction of all the ins and outs of underwater excursions

$60 $25

$130 for a Computer Nitrox Diver Scuba Diving Course with Online Materials and Certification Card at Dive Right In Scuba ($250 Value)

Dive Right In Scuba


Open Water Diver certification holders learn to dive using Nitrox as a breathing gas to reduce post-dive fatigue and increase safety margins

$250 $130

$15 For $30 Toward Sporting Goods


Blackberry Countryside

$30 $15

Three-Hour Sailing Lesson for Two, Four, or Six at Sailboat-X (Up to 54% Off)


Multiple Locations

US Sailing–certified instructors teach students to rig the boat and take the helm on a 33-foot vessel

$250 $132

Two-Hour 21-Ft Electric or 22-Ft Pontoon Boat Rental for Up to 12 People from Vantage Boat Share (Up to 67% Off)

Vantage Boat Share

Vantage Boat Share

Luxury 21-foot electric boats or 22-foot pontoon boats host up to 12 guests in two-hour tours of area waterways

$250 $99

Rowing Machine, Scull Rowing, or Both Lessons for Up to Three People at Northshore Fitness Studio (Up to 60% Off)

Northshore Fitness Studio

Multiple Locations

Rowing Machine class works upper-body strength on indoor ergometers; Scull Rowing teaches fundamental moves

$75 $30

Free Kids’ Event: Spooky Zoo Spectacular on Saturday, October 29

Free Kids’ Event: Spooky Zoo Spectacular

Lincoln Park Zoo

Kids of all ages don costumes and trick-or-treat throughout the zoo; rides, crafts in the animal houses, and a haunted house entertain

$0 $0

Up to 50% Off watersport rental at Apex Luxury Rental LLC

Apex Luxury Rental LLC

Far South Chicago

From the merchant: UNLIMITED Monthly Memberships, UNLIMITED Daily Wrist Bands & Tours for Half-Price Invest Today & begin your excursion

$230 $135

One Hour or 90 Minutes of Bowling with Shoe Rental at Liberty Lanes (Up to 57% Off)

Liberty Lanes

Liberty Lanes

Friendly bowling alley for bowling lovers of all ages and walks of life

$30 $13

$35 for 18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental and Golf Balls at Bonnie Dundee Golf Course ($78 Value)

Bonnie Dundee Golf Course

East Dundee

Golfers are challenged by small greens well-guarded by sand hazards, forcing players to master their shot making

$78 $35

$49 for 18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental and Range Balls at Randall Oaks Golf Club ($80 Value)

Randall Oaks Golf Club

West Dundee

18-hole championship golf course challenges players with water and sand hazards and multiple teeing areas for all skill levels

$80 $49

Roller Skating and Skate Rental for Two or Four or Family Outing Package at Orbit Skate Center (Up to 50% Off)

Orbit Skate Center


Chicagoland’s largest skate rink with a half-acre of wood floors hosts open-skate sessions with DJs; family package includes pizza and soda

$68 $34

Round of Golf, Beer, and Range Balls for Two or Four at Whisper Creek Golf Club (Up to 66% Off)

Whisper Creek Golf Club


Par 72 course certified as a cooperative sanctuary by Audubon International challenges golfers with pine tree lined bentgrass fairways

$159 $59

Roller-Skating Package for 2, 4, or 6 with Rental Skates and Snacks at Just for Fun Roller Rink (Up to 62% Off)

Just for Fun Roller Rinks

Multiple Locations

Roller skates careen across hardwood floors while popular music plays; packages include popcorn and drinks

$26 $12

2, 4, 6, or 12 Paintball Passes with Safety Gear and Gun from Paintball USA Tickets (Up to 88% Off)

Paintball USA Tickets

Multiple Locations

Open play, safety gear & gun rental at 80+ participating locations nationwide, including over 9 in Chicago, NW Indiana & Southern Wisconsin

$70 $10

Lift Ticket with Optional Equipment Rental or a Beginner Package or Tubing at Cascade Mountain (Up to 52% Off)

Cascade Mountain Ski & Snowboard Area

Wisconsin Dells

Skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels sample 44 unique runs with a 460-foot vertical drop at outdoor hotspot undergoing expansion

$60 $29

Beginner Archery Lesson for One or Two at T.A.Z. Archery (Up to 56% Off)

T.A.Z. Archery, Inc.

T.A.Z. Archery, Inc.

Learn to use a bow and arrow at an indoor archery range with high-end retail equipment and a team of certified instructors

$40 $25

One or Two Private Horseback-Riding Lessons at Equidream School of Horsemanship (Up to 60% Off)

Equidream School of Horsemanship


Netta Schleden channels her British Horse Society training to teach riders to safely pilot their steeds

$50 $22

Movement Classes, Summer Camp, Party, or Preschool at Elite Kids (Up to 49% Off). 11 Options Available.

Elite Kids - Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake

Gymnastics, dance, cheer/tumbling, academic preschool classes, summer camp or birthday parties for 20

$125 $85

Roller Skating with Skate Rentals for Two, Four, or Six at Lombard Roller Rink (Up to 52% Off)

Lombard Roller Rink


Fun and inventive approaches to roller skating, including Family Night, 21+ events, and sessions set to the tune of R&B or organ music

$24 $12

Select Local Merchants

  • Wauconda Boat
    No matter what sport you play, you can load up on all the latest gear at Wauconda Boat in Wauconda. Don't miss your mark this hunting season with out-of-date gear. Pick up only the best equipment and ammunition at this store. Make use of the safe parking options near Wauconda Boat and reap the great benefits of parking close by. Keep yourself safe both on and off the field with some brand new sporting good items from Wauconda Boat in Wauconda.
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    Wauconda, IL US
  • Lake County Watersports / Wauconda Boat
    Situated on Bangs Lake, Wauconda Boat is a full-service marina with certified and master technicians on staff. In addition to renting out paddleboards, kayaks, and pontoon boats, Wauconda Boat can also supply boat motors, parts, and mermaid repellent.
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    Wauconda, IL US
  • Midwest Paddlesport Adventures
    With an armada of kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards at their command, Midwest Paddlesport Adventures' team spearheads expeditions to bodies of water across Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. Frequent trips include calming floats down the Fox River––which is densely populated by local wildlife––and Lake Andrea, a former quarry characterized by local rocks. The expert navigators safely guide groups to their destinations, pointing out animal tracks and majestic waterfowl and they commute to the office.
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    Rolling Meadows, IL US
  • Geneva Kayak Center
    The die-hard paddlers of Geneva Kayak Center stay on the move throughout the year—both in their watercraft and across the globe. From May to September, they are headquartered in and around Chicago, where they teach kayaking during courses, workshops, and quick orientations, and dole out kayaks, canoes, and tubes for those who want to explore the Fox River's whitewater on their own. When cold breezes start to blow through the Windy City, they head to Saint Marys, Georgia, to lead kayak camps and sea adventures on the Cumberland Island National Seashore. They also lead curated adventures off the costs of Alaska and Maine and in Wisconsin's idyllic Door County, where kayakers might spot deer grazing on grass or nibbling on cheese curds.
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    Geneva, IL US
  • Leslie's Kayak & Paddleboard Rental
    When to paddle: Anytime you want. Leslie’s is open seven days a week. What you might see: A beautiful sunset, sunrise, or clear blue skies. Where you’re floating: Out on the waters of Lake Elizabeth and Lake Mary. What to bring: Sunscreen, appropriate attire, and anything else you might need while out on the water. A Chat with Leslie's Kayak and Paddleboard Rental What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? We're right next to the Sand Bar and Island Grill, where you can grab a drink and some grub (try the ahi tuna steak burger with pineapple), then spend the day on the water. Catch meteor showers under crystal clear skies and experience legendary sunsets. What was the inspiration to start or run this business? Leslie runs the rental, and her dad Carlo owns the Sand Bar next door. Life on the water complements the tropical feel and makes for a great escape. What do you love most about your job? Soaking up the sun! What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer? That this is a great idea! We think you'll agree, so come make summer memories with us.
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    Twin Lakes, WI US
  • SideTour - Leisure
    There's really no better place to spend the weekend with your family than at SideTour - Leisure in Highland. You may want to pack a change of clothes before heading to SideTour - Leisure, where students rave about the hot yoga classes. Take advantage of one of these aerial yoga classes and experience the thrill of flying and suspension. Enter into combat (paintball combat, that is) at SideTour - Leisure, and get ready to pull out the big guns. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles. So head to SideTour - Leisure for some fun, laughs, and a great experience.
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    Highland, IL US