Having opened in 1974, Foss Park Golf Club embarks on its fifth decade of challenging golfers to demonstrate long drives and precise approaches on its 18-hole course. The layout arcs across a grassy patch dotted with ponds, a stream, and clusters of trees, all of which aim to keep golfers as far away from the par of 72 as possible. Rather than lifting weights in an effort blast shots directly through tree trunks, golfers can learn to work shots around obstacles with some time on the lighted grass-tee driving range or a lesson with PGA head pro Gabe Monroe.
Course at a Glance:
18-hole, par 72 course
Total length of 6,839 yards from the back tees
Course rating of 71.9 from the back tees
Course slope of 126 from the back tees
Four sets of tees per hole
Inside The Asylum Skatepark & Skateshop, boards flip and fly over ramps and half-pipes before grinding atop lips and sliding across rails. It’s there where skaters attempt new moves and perfect tricks in a skate park designed to welcome rookies and challenge veterans. Visitors can also take private one-on-one lessons while there and outfit themselves with new gear from the shop.
First Tee Greater Chicago in North Chicago offers blissful golf course with great greens and well-kept fairways.
Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
Make your next outing a hole in one when you bring your family or friends to First Tee Greater Chicago in North Chicago for a relaxing game of golf.
Waukegan Yacht Club almost seems to float on Lake Michigan. Perhaps that’s befitting an outfit that started out as a houseboat. Though it’s since moved into a shore-side building that juts into the lake, the club still upholds its seafaring mission, laid out back in 1927, to promote the goodly fellowship of kindred yachtsmen. The aquatic association invites members to set sail on the harbor in the club’s two 420s or the Sunfish yachts, free of charge. It also hosts a slew of special events like Blessing of the Fleet and Chicago-to-Waukegan race. The venue is also available for weddings, graduations, and other business or family events.
Oh, and they whip up a mean planked whitefish in their harbor-side restaurant. Club favorites include an 8 oz. filet mignon, beer-battered cod fish n’ chips, and the half-pound Regatta burger.
GolfVisions, a golf management company based in the Chicago suburbs, operates some of Chicagoland's most revered courses. The company has steadily expanded its impressive portfolio since it was established in 2001. Today, it oversees nearly 20 courses with meticulous attention to detail, from Oak Grove in Harvard, Foxford Hills in Cary and Bittersweet in Gurnee, to Settler's Hill and Tanna Farms in the west suburban Fox Valley, to Whittaker Woods in New Buffalo, MI. What's more, GolfVisions ensures the golfing experience at each of its pristine courses includes an attentive and friendly staff, not to mention rates packed with plenty of value.
Brunswick Zone has been a trusted name in bowling for more than a century, whether the occasion is a night out with friends or an afternoon with the kids. Patrons can enjoy a game of traditional bowling fun while sampling snack bar treats, or they can discover the excitement and interactive entertainment of Brunswick Cosmic Bowling – a full-sensory sports experience featuring black-lit lanes, dance-worthy music, and whirling neon lights.