Kayaking in Elmhurst, IL


Kayaking Class for One, Two, or Four with Naperville Kayak (Up to 51% Off)

Naperville Kayak

Naperville Kayak

Float on the waters of downtown Naperville’s Paddleboat Quarry in a kayak, and learn basic kayaking techniques

$59 $35

One or Two Full-Day Kayak Rentals with Beginner Land-Based Lessons from Kayak Morris (Up to 52% Off)

Kayak Morris

Morris

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

$80 $39

Sunset Nature Kayak Tour for One or Two from Chicago River Paddle & Kayak (40% Off)

Chicago River Paddle & Kayak

Roscoe Village

Guests float down the Chicago River in kayaks or canoes, spying native wildlife such as waterfowl and turtles

$50 $30

Full-Day SUP or Kayak Rental at Mill Race Cyclery (50% Off). Three Options Available.

Mill Race Cyclery

Geneva

Renters can choose to cruise the Fox River atop a stable standup paddleboard or sitting on a single-person or tandem kayak

$100 $50

Sunset Paddle - Sunday August 28, 2016 / 7:00pm

Kayak Chicago - Chicago River

Goose Island

$64.31 $38.91

Architectural Kayak Tour

Kayak Chicago - Chicago River

Goose Island

$75.21 $45.11

Fireworks Paddle

Kayak Chicago - Chicago River

Goose Island

$75.21 $45.11

City Lights Night Paddle

Kayak Chicago - Chicago River

Goose Island

$64.31 $38.91

Lake Paddle

Kayak Chicago - North Avenue Beach

North Side

$75.21 $45.11

Climbing, Kayaking, Ziplining, or Outdoor-Adventure Combo for Two from Vertical Adventure Guides (50% Off)

Vertical Adventure Guides

Multiple Locations

Experienced guides lead participants on outdoor adventures, from top-rope rock climbing to kayaking to ziplining up to 20 ft. off the ground

$150 $75

Month of Classes or Eight Classes at Chang's Martial Arts Academy (Up to 72% Off)

Chang's Martial Arts Academy

Elmhurst

Kids and adults alike learn discipline and self defense through tae kwon do, karate, and martial arts classes

$80 $34

One or Two Weeks of Classes, Including Uniform at Park's Champion Taekwondo (Up to 82% Off)

Park's Champion Taekwondo

Elmhurst

Master Jounghyun Park leads a school dedicated to teaching self-defense skills while promoting physical and mental fitness

$85 $15

$6 for $10 Worth of Sports Camp — NZone Sports

Nzone Sports

Elmhurst

From the merchant: This deal is good for one NZone Junior training session at our new indoor gym in Elmhurst, opening November 10th.

$10 $6

Admission for Two or Four to Coral Cove Water Park from Carol Stream Park District (30% Off)

Carol Stream Park District

Coral Cove Water Park

Enjoy two zooming water slides, a huge swimming pool, plunge pool, toddler playground and concession area

$20 $14

Nine Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental at River Bend Golf Club (Up to 38% Off)

River Bend Golf Course

Lisle

58 acres of bent-grass tees, greens, and fairways weave through federally protected wetlands, which come into play on eight of nine holes

$50 $32

Five or 10 One-Day Admissions or Season Pass to Seafari Springs Water Park

Seafari Springs Water Park

Hanover Park

Water park features a zero-depth pool, speed slides, tube slides, a 130-foot long water slide, a 13-foot waterfall, and more for all ages

$10 $5

18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental at Salt Creek Golf Club in Wood Dale (Up to 51% Off)

Salt Creek Golf Club

Salt creek Golf Club

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

$90 $45

$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

Bike Rentals from Wheel Fun Rentals (Up to 49% Off)

Wheel Fun Rentals

Multiple Locations

Group and solo pedalers mount bicycles, surreys, and other wheeled contraptions to cruise the waterfront and city

$35 $18

Round of Golf, Range Balls, and Beers for One, Two, or Four at Highland Park Country Club (Up to 59% Off)

Highland Park Country Club

Sunset Terrace

Par 71 course with massive greens, 49 bunkers, and water hazards on 13 holes challenges even seasoned golfers

$93 $39

Round of Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Klein Creek Golf Club (Up to 57% Off)

Klein Creek

Royal Golf Club at Klein Creek

The 18-hole, par 72 course golf course designed by architect Dick Nugent features prairie land, man-made lakes, a golf shop, and restaurant

$158 $69

Nine-Hole Round of Golf with Optional Cart Rental for Two or Four at Willow Hill Golf Course (Up to 49% Off)

Willow Hill Golf Course

Golf Course

Golfers navigate Scottish links-style course that sprawls over 87 acres with Chicago skyline as backdrop

$88 $45

Two or Four All-Day Passes to Oriole Aquatic Center from Morton Grove Park District (36% Off)

Morton Grove Park District

Oriole Pool

Water slides, diving boards, and zero-depth kiddie pools highlight the fun-for-the-whole-family offerings at Oriole Aquatic Center

$28 $18

Premier or VIP 5K Entry for One, Two, or Four to The Color BUZZ on Saturday, August 27 (Up to 72% Off)

The Color BUZZ

Chicago

Runners start out in white and travel through a fun 5K course of colored foam waterfalls, snow, bubbles, and foam jet cannons

$49 $15

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

Bloomington

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

$30 $15

Mini Golf for Two or Four at Wheaton Park District's Prairie Path Mini Golf Course (50% Off)

Wheaton Park District

Wheaton

Prairie-themed, ADA-accessible course with a central water feature where guests can practice their putting skills across 18 holes

$12 $6

9-Hole Round of Golf for Two with Cart and Hot Dogs at Mission Hills Country Club (Up to 38% Off)

Mission Hills Country Club(New Owners)

Northfield

Clusters of thick forest and intersecting waterways line the fairways of this mature course open since 1926

$52 $32

Round of Golf with Cart Rental and Voucher for Food for One, Two, or Four at Foss Park Golf Club (Up to 50% Off)

FOSS PARK GOLF CLUB

North Chicago

Public course that stretches across an 18-hole, par 72 layout with an illuminated driving range

$63 $35

Six or Eight Swimming Lessons at British Swim School (Up to 48% Off)

British Swim School Glendale Heights

Glendale Heights

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

$163 $89

$28 for One Month of Boxing, Martial Arts, and Fitness Classes at Downers Grove Boxing and Martial Arts LLC ($80 Value)

Downers Grove Boxing and Martial Arts LLC

Lombard

Instructors lead strength and conditioning classes in addition to teaching everything from brazilian jiujitsu and kenpo karate to boxing

$80 $28

Select Local Merchants

  • Kayak Morris
    Janée Matteson is a little wary of technology. The more ubiquitous it becomes, she finds, it has more potential to keep kids indoors (a trend she has dubbed “acute nature deficit disorder”). Janée, whose family’s roots have been growing in Morris for nearly 200 years, basically spent her entire childhood outside, learning fur trapping and duck hunting with her father on the banks of the Illinois River. So in addition to her deep passion for the outdoors, founding Kayak Morris was largely inspired by doing whatever she could to help kids, their families, and domesticated teddy bears spend more time in nature. Kayak Morris offers kayak and canoe lessons, and in addition, patrons can borrow their largely new fleet for leisurely trips along the Illinois River, Mazon River, or Illinois and Michigan Canal, which are home to wildlife such as great-blue herons, bald eagles, coyotes and red-tailed hawks. The staff also lead guided ecotours, which teach kids and adults about natural resources and what they can do to preserve and protect them for future generations. Family-focused private campgrounds is adjacent to the State Park along the rivers’ sandy shores invite groups to stay for monthly Glampouts (glamorous campouts) and spend their days taking advantage of potluck dinners, hiking, fishing, bike rentals, or guided kayak tours and to spend their nights watching a movie on Morris’ outdoor projection screen as campfires crackle nearby.
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    15 Spinning Wheel Road
    Hinsdale, 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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    2205 Birch Lane
    Rolling Meadows, IL US
  • Urban Kayaks - Chinatown
    Brothers Aaron and Asher Gershenzon and friend James Morro grew up in the city but always possessed a passion for the outdoors. They practiced wilderness kayaking for most of their lives before earning their American Canoe Association certifications on Lake Superior. Each of them brings dual passions for their home city and outdoor sports to the company’s guided group and private kayak trips. Every paddle outing is different as guides blend downtown architectural commentary and little-known gangster stories with tie-ins to current events. Though each guide tells different stories, often interspersed with humor, all of them focus on environmentally friendliness. Paddling trips utilize a fleet of lime-green Confluence Watersports kayaks, and staffers often wear lime-green shirts—all of which render them easily identifiable from the Riverwalk but well-camouflaged in supermarket produce sections. Up to four guides lead groups of 15 or fewer kayakers, first preparing them with a briefing on paddling techniques, rules of the river, and assurances of the stability of their wide recreation kayaks. The guides' watchful eyes and constant advice have instilled confidence in even the most unsure participants. When not guiding trips, staffers extend their easygoing atmosphere to their office—nestled across the river from the Centennial Fountain's Water Arc—where the storefront lies amid the bustling city that surrounds it. Inside the shop, the owners' much-beloved pooches frolic around a hanging hammock.
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    300 West 19th Street
    Chicago, IL US
  • Urban Kayaks
    Brothers Aaron and Asher Gershenzon and friend James Morro grew up in the city, but always possessed a passion for the outdoors. They practiced wilderness kayaking for most of their lives before earning their American Canoe Association certifications on Lake Superior. Each of them brings dual passions for their home city and outdoor sports to the company’s guided group and private kayak trips. Guided paddles change on every outing as guides blend downtown architectural commentary and little-known gangster stories with tie-ins to current events. Though each guide tells different stories, often interspersed with humor, all of them focus on environmentally friendliness. Paddling trips utilize a fleet of lime-green Confluence Watersports kayaks, and staffers often wear lime-green shirts—all of which render them easily identifiable from the riverwalk, but well camouflaged in supermarket produce sections. Up to four guides lead groups of 15 kayaks or less and prepares them with a briefing on paddling techniques, rules of the river, and assurances of the stability of their wide recreation kayaks. The guides' watchful eyes and constant advice have instilled confidence in even the most unsure participants, When not guiding trips, staffers extend their easygoing atmosphere to their office—nestled across the river from the Centennial Fountain's Water Arc—where the storefront lies amidst the bustling city that surrounds it. Inside the shop, the owners' much-beloved pooches frolic around a hanging hammock.
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    435 E. Riverwalk South
    Chicago, IL US
  • Kayak Chicago
    The hustle and bustle of the city can’t touch the calm waters of Lake Michigan. There, on gently rolling waves surrounded by fresh breezes, Kayak Chicago hosts tours and lessons, and lets paddlers take to the waters on their own with rentals. Captained by Dave Olson, a kayaker for more than 20 years and outdoor educator for more than 10, the company entrusts certified instructors and guides with shaping the strokes of kayaking newbies. Their tours take aquatic explorers down the Chicago River at night to ooh and ahh over summer fireworks or during the day to survey the city’s renowned architecture and map out their next bank heist. The staff also plants patrons on standup paddleboards for introductory lessons or wave-top rounds of SUPYoga or SUPPilates.
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    1220 W. LeMoyne Ave.
    Chicago, IL US
  • Wheel Fun Rentals
    While vacationing in Italy in 1987, Brian McInerney came across the four-wheel, multi-passenger Surrey cycle. An avid cyclist, he was so enamored by the Surrey, he sought out the manufacturer and purchased a container of them before returning to the States. From that one container, Brian revolutionized his Surrey-distribution company into a rental and tour company that spans the nation with more than 100 locations. The company's goal is to bring smiles to faces and help make special memories that’ll last a lifetime, and they do this with their wide array of recreational vehicles. Wheel Fun's fleet of rentals now includes two wheel bicycles, multi-passenger Surreys, kayaks, pedal boats, boogie boards, Segways, and more. They also promote green communities by offering free rentals to Big Brothers Big Sisters.
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    5200 N Lake Shore Dr.
    Chicago, IL US

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