Basketball in Oak Park, IL


Broadview Park District: One, Two, or Three Private Youth Basketball Lessons from Broadview Park District (Up to 59% Off)

One, Two, or Three Private Youth Basketball Lessons from Broadview Park District (Up to 59% Off)

Broadview Park District

Broadview

Children hone basketball skills during up to three private park-district lessons

$40 $24

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Christopher Spartz Basketball: 60-Minute Basketball-Skills Session from Christopher Spartz Basketball (50% Off)

60-Minute Basketball-Skills Session from Christopher Spartz Basketball (50% Off)

Christopher Spartz Basketball

Chicago

From the merchant: An opportunity to train with a world renowned player and coach. Group workout for up to eight players.

$200 $100

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Dewey Does: $15 for a Children's Book Bundle from Dewey Does ($79 Value)

$15 for a Children's Book Bundle from Dewey Does ($79 Value)

Dewey Does

 

Kids learn reading skills and motivational inspiration from Dewey Does storybooks; includes coloring book, poster, and animated shorts

$79 $15

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DATSWZUP Basketball: $25 for One Month of Friday Evening Basketball Camp plus T-Shirt  from DATSWZUP ($50 Value)

$25 for One Month of Friday Evening Basketball Camp plus T-Shirt from DATSWZUP ($50 Value)

DATSWZUP Basketball

Ashburn

Basketball camp run by Norrice Quarles pays equal mind to basketball fundamentals, physical fitness, and skills such as reading

$50 $25

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Five-Star Basketball: One- or Three-Day Boys Basketball Camp at Five-Star Basketball (Up to 50% Off). Six Options Available.

One- or Three-Day Boys Basketball Camp at Five-Star Basketball (Up to 50% Off). Six Options Available.

Five-Star Basketball

Lewis University

Elite basketball camp teaches boys aged 8–16 technical skills; camps take place from 9:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. and include a shirt and lunch

$399 $199

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The Bicycle Guild: One Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced Bike-Repair Class at The Bicycle Guild (50% Off)

One Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced Bike-Repair Class at The Bicycle Guild (50% Off)

The Bicycle Guild

Oak Park

No prereqs are necessary for any level of repair classes, which prepare cyclists for all manner of potential on-road and maintanence issues

$80 $40

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Color in Motion 5K: $25 for a VIP Race Registration Package for One to Color in Motion 5K (Up to $50 Value)

$25 for a VIP Race Registration Package for One to Color in Motion 5K (Up to $50 Value)

Color in Motion 5K

Montrose Beach

Runners in white are playfully pelted with safe, biodegradable color powder that turns their clothes purple, blue, and yellow

$50 $25

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Massacre Laser Tag: Admission to the Zombie Survival Event from Massacre Tactical Laser Tag (36% Off). Six Options Available.

Admission to the Zombie Survival Event from Massacre Tactical Laser Tag (36% Off). Six Options Available.

Massacre Laser Tag

Montgomery

One-night event allows guests to experience the thrill and gore of attempting to survive a zombie apocalypse

$25 $16

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

"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

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

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

Highland Park

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

$93 $39

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Golf in Motion: Indoor Golf Lesson with Option of Driving or Putting, or Kids' Lesson at Golf in Motion (Up to 73% Off)

Indoor Golf Lesson with Option of Driving or Putting, or Kids' Lesson at Golf in Motion (Up to 73% Off)

Golf in Motion

Bridgeport

Adults and kids take golf lessons that focus on the fundamentals of the sport; adults can also focus specifically on driving or putting

$240 $65

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The Flavor Run: $19.99 for The Flavor Run 5K Entry Package for One on Saturday, May 21 ($60 Value)

$19.99 for The Flavor Run 5K Entry Package for One on Saturday, May 21 ($60 Value)

The Flavor Run

Grayslake

Participants take on a 5K as volunteers throw fruit-flavored powder at them

$60 $19.99

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Movimento Fitness: Two Weeks or One Month of Beginner Jujitsu and Kickboxing at Movimento Fitness (Up to 85% Off)

Two Weeks or One Month of Beginner Jujitsu and Kickboxing at Movimento Fitness (Up to 85% Off)

Movimento Fitness

Central Chicago

Brazilian jujitsu and muay thai kickboxing classes led by a Gracie-trained instructor and a former US Marine Corps squad leader

$130 $20

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Fountain Hills Golf Club: Nine-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four Including Cart Rental at Fountain Hills Golf Club (Up to 54% Off)

Nine-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four Including Cart Rental at Fountain Hills Golf Club (Up to 54% Off)

Fountain Hills Golf Club

Alsip

Golf carts carry golfers across a course that covers 66 wooded acres and challenges play with three lakes and numerous bunkers

$54 $25

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Wateriders Kayak Tours: Architecture and History Kayak Tour or Shady Chicago Kayak Tour for Two or Four from Wateriders (Up to 52% Off)

Architecture and History Kayak Tour or Shady Chicago Kayak Tour for Two or Four from Wateriders (Up to 52% Off)

Wateriders Kayak Tours

Riverwalk

Guides spin true tales of Windy City history and architecture; the gritty underbelly takes center stage in the Ghosts and Gangsters tour

$130 $65

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

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

$44 $25

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Orchard Valley Golf Course: $59 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf for Two with Cart and Lunch at Orchard Valley Golf Course ($150 Value)

$59 for an 18-Hole Round of Golf for Two with Cart and Lunch at Orchard Valley Golf Course ($150 Value)

Orchard Valley Golf Course

Aurora

One of Chicagoand’s most popular courses includes varied pars and diverse obstacles including wetlands, lakes, and even waterfalls

$150 $59

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FIGHT2FITNESS: $20 for 30 Kickboxing and Fitness Classes from FIGHT2FITNESS ($299 Value)

$20 for 30 Kickboxing and Fitness Classes from FIGHT2FITNESS ($299 Value)

FIGHT2FITNESS

Multiple Locations

30-class pass allows students of all ability levels to gain access to a variety of fitness and Kickboxing classes at various locations

$299 $20

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Kyle Rich Golf Academy at Bogies Indoor Golf Club: Indoor Golf Lessons from Kyle Rich Golf Academy at Bogies Indoor Golf Club (Up to 61% Off). Three Options.

Indoor Golf Lessons from Kyle Rich Golf Academy at Bogies Indoor Golf Club (Up to 61% Off). Three Options.

Kyle Rich Golf Academy at Bogies Indoor Golf Club

Downers Grove

PGA-certified instructors impart golf wisdom during private lessons using video swing analysis and the latest in golf-instruction technology

$90 $39

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

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

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

$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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Highlands of Elgin: $79 for 18 Holes of Golf with a Cart Rental and $50 Gift Card to Tavern at Highlands of Elgin ($114 Value)

$79 for 18 Holes of Golf with a Cart Rental and $50 Gift Card to Tavern at Highlands of Elgin ($114 Value)

Highlands of Elgin

Elgin

Voted Best Municipal Course in Illinois from GolfWeek Magazine in 2015 golfers swing through 18 holes surrounded by native fescue grasses

$114 $79

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

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

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

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

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Rugged Maniac 5K: $40 for Afternoon Entry for One to Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race on Saturday, August 27 ($100 Value)

$40 for Afternoon Entry for One to Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race on Saturday, August 27 ($100 Value)

Rugged Maniac 5K

CPX Sports

This obstacle-filled 5K has runners climbing walls and crawling through mud to reach a beer- and music-filled party at the finish line

$100 $40

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The Links at Carillon: 18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at The Links at Carillon (Up to 55% Off)

18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at The Links at Carillon (Up to 55% Off)

The Links at Carillon

Plainfield

Three nine-hole courses challenge golfers with beautiful bent-grass fairways, large greens, and signature Gauntlet hole on White Course

$110 $59

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Superfly Running Inc: Entry for One or Two to The Super Run on Saturday, August 20 (Up to 56% Off)

Entry for One or Two to The Super Run on Saturday, August 20 (Up to 56% Off)

Superfly Running Inc

Chicago

Runners don their finest superhero-themed apparel before entering a 5K race that raises funds for nonprofit organizations

$45 $22

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

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

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Hilldale Golf Club: $60 for a Round of Golf for Two and Cart Rental at Hilldale Golf Club ($128 Value)

$60 for a Round of Golf for Two and Cart Rental at Hilldale Golf Club ($128 Value)

Hilldale Golf Club

Hoffman Estates

Par 71 course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., features plenty of hazards to keep things interesting

$128 $60

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Naperville Kayak: 30-Minute Kayak Rental for Two or Four at Naperville Kayak (Up to 50% Off)

30-Minute Kayak Rental for Two or Four at Naperville Kayak (Up to 50% Off)

Naperville Kayak

Naperville

Float on the waters of downtown Naperville’s Paddleboat Quarry in a kayak

$20 $12

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Greater Chicago Epilepsy 5K: 2016 Greater Chicago Epilepsy  5K Race for One, Two, or Four on Saturday, May 21 (Up to 55% Off)

2016 Greater Chicago Epilepsy 5K Race for One, Two, or Four on Saturday, May 21 (Up to 55% Off)

Greater Chicago Epilepsy 5K

Chicago

Enjoy a 5K walk/run along the scenic lakefront of Montrose Harbor at this benefit for the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago

$40 $19

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Chalet Hills Golf Course: 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart and Food Voucher for Two or Four at Chalet Hills Golf Course (Up to 56% Off)

18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart and Food Voucher for Two or Four at Chalet Hills Golf Course (Up to 56% Off)

Chalet Hills Golf Course

Chalet Hills Golf Club

Golfers drive carts through 18 holes lined with ponds & hardwoods before settling in for hot dogs, burgers & beers at the course restaurant

$164 $75

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Kickboxing Beverly: Five or Ten Kickboxing Classes at Kickboxing Beverly (Up to 86% Off)

Five or Ten Kickboxing Classes at Kickboxing Beverly (Up to 86% Off)

Kickboxing Beverly

Multiple Locations

Punch, kick, and jab your way to fitness, reduce stress, and learn self-defense in these calorie-burning kickboxing classes

$90 $15

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Northern Illinois Food Bank: Registration for 1, 2, or 4 to Northern Illinois Food Bank's Foodie 5K (Up to 56% Off). Three Dates Available.

Registration for 1, 2, or 4 to Northern Illinois Food Bank's Foodie 5K (Up to 56% Off). Three Dates Available.

Northern Illinois Food Bank

Multiple Locations

An opportunity to feed hungry neighbors during this 5K fun run/walk, ending in a festival flush with entertainment and gourmet food trucks

$35 $17

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Sunset Valley Golf Course: 18 Holes of Golf with Cart for 2 or 4 at Sunset Valley Golf Course from Park District of Highland Park (50% Off)

18 Holes of Golf with Cart for 2 or 4 at Sunset Valley Golf Course from Park District of Highland Park (50% Off)

Sunset Valley Golf Course

Highland Park

Streams and ponds loom on the edges of 9 bentgrass fairways on Sunset Valley Golf Course; all 18 are peppered with bunkers and mature trees

$136 $68

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Kickboxing Kedzie: 5 or 10 Kickboxing Classes at Kickboxing Kedzie (Up to 86% Off)

5 or 10 Kickboxing Classes at Kickboxing Kedzie (Up to 86% Off)

Kickboxing Kedzie

Multiple Locations

Kickboxing classes teach self-defense techniques during full-body workout

$90 $15

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

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

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Randall Oaks Golf Club: $49 for 18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental and Range Balls at Randall Oaks Golf Club ($102 Value)

$49 for 18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental and Range Balls at Randall Oaks Golf Club ($102 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

$102 $49

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City Tee Time: Private Virtual Golf Session for 9 or 18 Holes at City Tee Time (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Private Virtual Golf Session for 9 or 18 Holes at City Tee Time (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

City Tee Time

The Loop

The Old Course at St. Andrews, Pebble Beach Golf Links, and many other famous courses come to life on the 12 ft. golf simulator screen

$25 $15

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Forsa Training: $19 for Four Kickboxing Classes at Forsa Training ($59 Value)

$19 for Four Kickboxing Classes at Forsa Training ($59 Value)

Forsa Training

Oak Lawn

Intense 45-minute classes help clients build lean muscle strength; in addition to kickboxing, workouts include metabolic exercises

$59 $19

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

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

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iLoveKickboxing.com: 4 or 10 Kickboxing Classes with Personal-Training Session and Boxing Gloves at iLoveKickboxing.com ( 74% Off )

4 or 10 Kickboxing Classes with Personal-Training Session and Boxing Gloves at iLoveKickboxing.com ( 74% Off )

iLoveKickboxing.com

Multiple Locations

Kickboxing classes combine boxing and martial arts to help tone and trim physiques, and one-on-one training helps refine style and results

$105 $30

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Lincoln Square Fencing: $50 for One Month of Unlimited Adult Fencing Classes at Lincoln Square Fencing $125 Value)

$50 for One Month of Unlimited Adult Fencing Classes at Lincoln Square Fencing $125 Value)

Lincoln Square Fencing

Ravenswood

USA Fencing Association member club teaches foil or saber classes to adults

$125 $50

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Bolingbrook Golf Club: Three or Five One-Hour Small Group Golf Clinics at Bolingbrook Golf Club (Up to 68% Off)

Three or Five One-Hour Small Group Golf Clinics at Bolingbrook Golf Club (Up to 68% Off)

Bolingbrook Golf Club

Bolingbrook

PGA professionals lead group clinics on a variety of topics, getting players ready for rounds on 7,104 yd. course with a true-island green

$215 $69

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

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

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Hanover Township: Admission for One or Two to Hanover Township 3rd Annual Sprint 2 Spring 5K on May 7, 2016 (Up to 57% Off)

Admission for One or Two to Hanover Township 3rd Annual Sprint 2 Spring 5K on May 7, 2016 (Up to 57% Off)

Hanover Township

Hanover Township Izaak Walton Center, Elgin, IL

Kick winter to the curb with this charitable community 5K that helps raise money to help local families afford medical expenses

$35 $15

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Downers Grove Boxing and Martial Arts LLC: $25 for One Month of Boxing, Martial Arts, and Fitness Classes at Downers Grove Boxing and Martial Arts LLC ($80 Value)

$25 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 $25

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The Fitness Matrix: $30 Off Two Boxing/Thai Classes at The Fitness Matrix

$30 Off Two Boxing/Thai Classes at The Fitness Matrix

The Fitness Matrix

Evanston

For $3, receive $30 off Two Boxing/Thai Classes

$30 $3

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Little Switzerland: Entry for One to the Alpine Adventure Challenge 5K Mud Run at Little Switzerland on June 4 or 5 (Up to 53% Off)

Entry for One to the Alpine Adventure Challenge 5K Mud Run at Little Switzerland on June 4 or 5 (Up to 53% Off)

Little Switzerland

Slinger

At one of Midwest’s oldest ski resorts, participants compete in a 5K mud run on the slopes

$75 $40

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  • Diamond Mines Basketball
    What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? We stand out because kids learn in a warm nurturing environment where mistakes are encouraged because they are encouraged to be innovative on the court. We use basketball to teach kids to find success not only in sports but in life. Poor grades = no court time. Poor behavior = no court time. Is your location strictly for adults, or can kids participate as well? We welcome boys and girls ages 5 -14. What was the inspiration to start or run this business? I started DMB because after watching our 6 year old go through a few programs I realized most coaches don't really develop kids or teach the game properly. Kids come away unprepared for the next level. Having been a high school coach I know what they really need to work on to be ready for anything What do you love most about your job? What I love most is when a child "gets it" when the light comes on and they clearly understand their own abilities and how to apply them. I love hearing kids laugh plus I spend my time teaching the best game in the world, basketball, to great kids.
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    10348 South Artesian Avenue
    Chicago, IL US
  • The Athlete Within Basketball School
    If you love sports, you'll probably also love Max-Mc Cook Athletic and Expstn in La Grange. No matter what you're hungry for, the menu at this club promises the perfect dish for you. Youngsters don't need to sit out a trip to this club — it's super family-friendly and perfect for little customers and their folks. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    4750 Vernon Avenue
    La Grange, IL US
  • Game On! Sports Camp 4 Girls
    Established: 2007 Reservations/Appointments: Required Staff Size: 11–25 people Average Duration of Services: 4+ hours Brands Used: Age-appropriate and quality equipment is provided. Pro Tip: Be ready for your camper to come home and ask you to play hoops or do pushups together. Parking: Parking lot Recommended Age Group: Girls age 4-14 Q&A with Sara Hokin, Director of Operations Apart from your business's main attraction, do you offer any "hidden" services or activities that visitors are always delighted to learn about? Our incentive programs emphasize and reward effort, teamwork, heart, etc. We have special relationships with local, collegiate, and professional women's teams that offer our camps the opportunity for in-camp clinics and professional sports outings. As the old adage says, "Stuff happens." What training do you and your staff have to stay ahead of the unexpected? Our staff training is pretty intense, to the extent that we role play worst-case scenarios. We practice adjusting to different circumstances, including quick transitions from outside to inside, should we encounter extreme weather. What is the one feature of your business that you're most proud of? Our impact both on the fields and courts and off—our program emphasizes growth as an athlete as [much as] it does growth as a person. Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover? We are proud of the relationships we develop and maintain through the years with our camp families. Throughout these years, we have worked hard to create a customized teaching technique and unique understanding of how young girls best learn and thrive. The results are a program and environment that effectively foster their love for sports and fitness to last a lifetime. This is our passion. This is our mission.
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    4140 North Marine Drive
    Chicago, IL US
  • Chicago Sport & Social Club
    Six Things to Know About Chicago Sport and Social Club Chicago Sport and Social Club wants you to mingle. It hosts year-round sports leagues that encourage friends and coworkers to get together after work and maybe even make some new friends on the field. You can compete in everything from football to kickball, or just compete in trivia nights with a gang of fellow game-show devotees. Check out more of the activities offered by the club: They’ve got almost every sport under the sun. From soccer and volleyball to dodgeball and ping-pong, the club lets players continue to compete in the sports they enjoyed in high school and college, or try entirely new activities like bubble soccer. They hold events across the city. Competitions range from games of football in Brands Park in Avondale to bowling in Lakeview or kayaking down the Chicago River. There’s a wide range of classes: Experienced rock-climbing instructors teach novices how to scale walls with ease, and tennis coaches lead players through intense drills and dispense valuable tips. Not every “sport” is high-pressure. Bar-game leagues allow for social mingling rather than intense strategizing and include activities as diverse as euchre and WhirlyBall—a sport involving bumper cars and wiffle balls. You can conquer trivia night. Show off your vast knowledge of U.S. presidents or celebrity pets in fast-paced trivia competitions. Corporations can be people too: Corporate leagues let coworkers band together to defeat cross-town rivals in bowling, softball, or basketball.
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    770 North Halsted Street
    Chicago, IL US
  • WhirlyBall
    Sam Elias knows that being cooped up during long winter days can make people stir-crazy. So in 1993, after moving from Florida, land of palm trees and beaches, to Chicago, land of frigid winds and gray slush, he founded WhirlyBall as a way for people to release pent-up energy even as snow was falling outside. During each competitive WhirlyBall game, which combines aspects of basketball, hockey, and jai alai, players zoom across an indoor 50'x80' court in motorized cars called WhirlyBugs. They wield plastic scoops to toss a wiffle ball back and forth to their teammates before throwing the ball through an elevated goal. Refs keep watch during the games, eliminating score arguments that would otherwise end in sunrise duels. To fuel up for a bout, players nibble chicken wings, pretzel bites, and gourmet pizzas, and swig craft beers, which vary by location. All three WhirlyBall spots boast off-court diversions as well. The Vernon Hills and Lombard locations host video games, pool tables, foosball, and air hockey, and the Chicago and Vernon Hills locations invite guests into multilevel laser-tag arenas, which fill with fog and flashing lights as combatants duck, aim, and invoke Geneva Convention protocols regarding armed conflict.
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    1825 W. Webster Ave.
    Chicago, IL US
  • Chicago Park District
    In the spirit of the city motto, "Urbs in horto" (City in a Garden), Chicago established its first parks in 1869. The Chicago Park District as it exists today was created in 1934 and holds sway over 8,200 acres of open space, including 31 beaches, 40 nature areas, and upward of 570 parks. But the park district provides access to more than just the green expanses of its outdoor domain; its facilities harbor the waxed hardwood of indoor basketball courts, the chlorinated splashes of swimming pools, and other features that facilitate active lifestyles. Park administrators offer athletic programming year round, as well as seasonal events such as autumn pumpkin patches and summer's Movies in the Park, part of the Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks initiative, which features more than 750 citywide cultural and arts activities. The park district also oversees many local civic landmarks, including the iconic Buckingham Fountain.
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    4100 N Long Ave
    Chicago, IL US

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