Rock Climbing in North Chicago, IL


"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

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

$28 for $50 Worth of Kayak Rental — Leslie's Kayak & Paddleboard Rental

Leslie's Kayak & Paddleboard Rental

Twin Lakes

From the merchant: Four hours (half day) paddleboarding or kayaking with access to Lake Elizabeth and Lake Mary. Must reserve ahead.

$50 $28

$49.99 for One Earn Your Wings Package with Video at iFLY ($79.95 Value)

iFLY

Naperville

Soar with an experienced instructor during two indoor skydiving sessions, which feel like free falling from 12,000 feet high

$79.95 $49.99

$159 for a Tandem Jump from Skydive Midwest (Up to $229 Value)

Skydive Midwest

Sturtevant

Experienced instructors hold 30-minute training sessions before strapped-together pairs jump from planes and drift slowly back toward land

$229 $159

$49.99 for One Earn Your Wings Package with Video at iFLY ($79.95 Value)

iFLY

Lincoln Park

Soar with an experienced instructor during two indoor skydiving sessions, which feel like free falling from 12,000 feet high

$79.95 $49.99

Tandem Skydiving Jump for One at Skydive the Rock (Up to 38% Off)

Skydive the Rock

Skydive the Rock

After a quick orientation on the ground, jumpers take to the skies for a skydive that includes more than a full minute of free-falling

$239 $149

Three-Lap Ride-Along or Three-Hour Driving Experience from NASCAR Racing Experience (Up to 51% Off)

NASCAR Racing Experience

Chicagoland Speedway

Drive or ride-along in a real NASCAR racecar around Chicagoland Speedway

$129.99 $64

Three-Lap Ride-Along or Three-Hour Driving Experience from Mario Andretti Racing Experience (Up to 51% Off)

Mario Andretti Racing Experience

Chicagoland Speedway

Drive or ride-along in a full-size Indy-style racecar around Chicagoland Speedway

$129.99 $64

$165 for a Tandem Jump from Skydive Windy City ($219 Value)

Skydive Windy City

Michigan City

Strapped to a USPA certified instructor, skydivers leap over a mile above Lake Michigan’s south shore for views of the Chicago Skyline.

$219 $165

One Tandem Skydiving Jump from Skydiving Chicago-Milwaukee (50% Off)

Skydiving Chicago-Milwaukee

Online Deal

Guests experience 30- to 60-second freefall during tandem skydive followed by leisurely 6- to 9-minute parachute ride; makes a great gift

$299 $149

Two-Hour Kayaking for One or Two from Lake Katherine Nature Ctr/Botanic Garden (Up to 31% Off)

Lake Katherine Nature Ctr/Botanic Garden

Palos Heights

Guests rent kayaks for paddling past beavers, herons, and turtles of Lake Katherine, with walks through scenic botanical gardens afterwards

$16 $12

Superspeedway Racing Experience or Ride-Along at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (Up to 60% Off)

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Chicagoland Speedway

Professional drivers sate passengers’ need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

$50 $39

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

$50 $30

Superspeedway Driving Experience at The Racing Experience (Up to 60% Off). Four Options Available.

The Racing Experience

Chicagoland Speedway

Professional drivers sate passengers’ need for speed in stock cars during exciting firsthand racing experiences

$50 $39

$149 for a Tandem Hang Gliding Experience from Hang Gliding Chicago-Milwaukee (52% Off)

Hang Gliding Chicago-Milwaukee

Online Deal

Give the gift of flight as students learn basic hang glider controls, safety, and take their first flight strapped to a seasoned instructor

$309.99 $149

$149 for a One-Hour Tandem Paragliding Experience from Chicago Paragliding ($300 Value)

Chicago Paragliding

Cullom

With the assistance of an experienced instructor, paragliders acquaint themselves with Illinois skies as they soar above the countryside

$300 $149

Three-Hour Hang-Gliding Lesson for One, Two, or Four at Scooter Tow Hang Gliding School (Up to 55% Off)

Scooter Tow Hang Gliding School

Scooter Tow Hang Gliding School

Students ease into flight as instructors tow them and the glider along, teaching them the basics of taking off, steering, and landing

$135 $75

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

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Chicago 400 Tickets

NASCAR Chicago 400 Tickets

Adella McLean

Find tickets for sports, concerts and theatre events on FanXchange’s secondary ticket marketplace and get the best seats for live events.

$120 $120

Up to 67% Off Race Fee at Greater Chicago Soap Box Derby

Greater Chicago Soap Box Derby

Naperville Center For Commerce & Industry

From the merchant: Boys and girls ages 7 - 18 will be racing in gravity powered race cars.

$30 $10

Two-Game Bowling Package with 20 Tokens for Two, Four, or Six at Kristof's Entertainment Center (Up to 49% Off)

Kristof's Entertainment Center

Round Lake Beach

Bowlers compete across two games, then head to the arcade for games like pinball and Monster Drop

$41 $21

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

18-Hole Golf Outing for Two or Four at Deerpath Golf Course (Up to 60% Off)

Deerpath Golf Course

Onwentsia View

Golfers enjoy 18 holes on manicured greens, then hit up The Sandwedge Grill for a bite to eat

$136 $69

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

Equidream School of Horsemanship

Grayslake

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

$50 $22

18 Holes of Golf, Cart Rental, and Lunch for Two or Four at Village Green Golf Course (Up to 48% Off)

Village Green Golf Course

Vickery Manor

Play 18 holes on Village Green’s smooth fairways before retreating to the chalet-style clubhouse for a hearty lunch

$100 $54

5KRunDead Zombie Race Entry for One or Two (Up to 61% Off). Six Options Available.

5KRunDead

Multiple Locations

Outrun and outwit zombies trying to steal your health flags along a 5K course; prizes awarded

$70 $29

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

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

$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

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