Activities in River Forest, IL


The HUB at Berens Park: Mini-Golf, Batting-Cage Tokens, and Hot-Dog Combos for Two or Four at The Hub at Berens Park (Up to 50% Off)

Mini-Golf, Batting-Cage Tokens, and Hot-Dog Combos for Two or Four at The Hub at Berens Park (Up to 50% Off)

The HUB at Berens Park

Elmhurst

Hot dogs replenish guests after a game of 18-hole mini-golf and a stint hitting softballs or baseballs at speeds ranging from 40–80 mph

$29 $15

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Wonder Works Chicago: Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Wonder Works (Up to 57% Off)

Visit for Two, Four, or Six to Wonder Works (Up to 57% Off)

Wonder Works Chicago

Oak Park

Studio, stage, forest exhibit, building station, fantasy village, and storybook castle welcome hands-on exploring from children and toddlers

$42 $18

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Randolph Street Market: Weekend or Season Pass for Two at Randolph Street Market (45% Off)

Weekend or Season Pass for Two at Randolph Street Market (45% Off)

Randolph Street Market

West Loop

Vendors collect vintage furniture, art, fashions, antiques, estate jewelry & fancy foods to sell at the Randolph Street Market

$20 $11

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Seven Bridges Ice Arena: Ice-Skating Admission and Skate Rental for Two or Four at Seven Bridges Ice Arena (Up to 52% Off)

Ice-Skating Admission and Skate Rental for Two or Four at Seven Bridges Ice Arena (Up to 52% Off)

Seven Bridges Ice Arena

Woodridge

Sports arena with one Olympic-size ice rink, one NHL-size ice rink, and a multisport turf field on the second floor

$40 $19

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Rockin Jump - Carol Stream: Two-Hour Jump Passes for Two, Four, or Six or Parent and Toddler Jump Time at Rockin' Jump (Up to 51% Off)

Two-Hour Jump Passes for Two, Four, or Six or Parent and Toddler Jump Time at Rockin' Jump (Up to 51% Off)

Rockin Jump - Carol Stream

Rockin' Jump

Arena of stretchy trampolines with a rock climbing wall and foam pit beckons visitors to defy gravity; toddlers enjoy designated bounce time

$44 $28

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SciTech Hands On Museum: Outing for Two or a Summer Adventure Camp at SciTech Hands On Museum (Up to 26% Off)

Outing for Two or a Summer Adventure Camp at SciTech Hands On Museum (Up to 26% Off)

SciTech Hands On Museum

Aurora

More than 150 interactive science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics exhibits inspire and educate kids to learn about the world

$200 $149

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Give Me Some Sugar: Cake Decorating or Fondant Class at Give Me Some Sugar (Up to 48% Off)

Cake Decorating or Fondant Class at Give Me Some Sugar (Up to 48% Off)

Give Me Some Sugar

Roscoe Village

Chef instructors lead classes in basic cake decorating; all supplies provided

$75 $39

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Kiddie Kingdom: $20 for Arcade Outing with 100 Tokens and 14-Inch One-Topping Pizza at Kiddie Kingdom ($33.70 Value)

$20 for Arcade Outing with 100 Tokens and 14-Inch One-Topping Pizza at Kiddie Kingdom ($33.70 Value)

Kiddie Kingdom

Niles

Entertainment facility houses platefuls of hand-tossed pizza, more than 62 arcade games, and a miniature carousal

$33.70 $20

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Adventure Realm: One 15-Minute Game of Laser Tag and 90 Minutes of MagiQuest for Two or Four at Adventure Realm (Up to 54% Off)

One 15-Minute Game of Laser Tag and 90 Minutes of MagiQuest for Two or Four at Adventure Realm (Up to 54% Off)

Adventure Realm

Downers Grove

With the wave of a wand, Adventure Realm immerses players in a virtual medieval world of MagiQuest and Knight’s Quest laser tag.

$68 $34

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Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze on Navy Pier: Maze Visit and Games for Two, Four, or Eight at Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze on Navy Pier (Up to 62% Off)

Maze Visit and Games for Two, Four, or Eight at Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze on Navy Pier (Up to 62% Off)

Amazing Chicago's Funhouse Maze on Navy Pier

Festival Hall At Navy Pier

A spinning tunnel and the corridor of confusion lay inside a 4,000-square-foot, Chicago-history-themed maze on Navy Pier

$25.98 $14

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

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

Orbit Skate Center

Palatine

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

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Chicago History Museum: Visit for One, Two, or Four to the Chicago History Museum (50% Off)

Visit for One, Two, or Four to the Chicago History Museum (50% Off)

Chicago History Museum

Chicago

Chicago museum brings history to life with 22 million artifacts & topical exhibits, including a look at railroad workers during WWI

$16 $8

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BALL FACTORY Indoor Play & Cafe: Open Play for Three or Four or a Party at Ball Factory Indoor Play & Cafe (Up to 35% Off)

Open Play for Three or Four or a Party at Ball Factory Indoor Play & Cafe (Up to 35% Off)

BALL FACTORY Indoor Play & Cafe

Fox River Commons

Play pass grants access to mazes, slides, and ball play areas for the whole day; party includes pizza, juice, and invitations

$36 $27

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Aurora Roller Skate Center: Roller-Skating Outing with Skate Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Aurora Roller Skate Center (Up to 51% Off)

Roller-Skating Outing with Skate Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Aurora Roller Skate Center (Up to 51% Off)

Aurora Roller Skate Center

Aurora

Roller skates orbit polished wood rink at open skate, theme nights & DJ events

$24 $12

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Exploritorium: 10- or 20-Visit Resident or Non-Resident Pass to Exploritorium (Up to 46% Off)

10- or 20-Visit Resident or Non-Resident Pass to Exploritorium (Up to 46% Off)

Exploritorium

Skokie

Children can explore and play in different imaginative areas; acclaimed by Chicago Parent as one of the best play places in Chicago

$90 $49

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Sluggers World Class Sports Bar: $12 for 15 Batting Cage Tokens at Sluggers World Class Sports Bar ($20 Value)

$12 for 15 Batting Cage Tokens at Sluggers World Class Sports Bar ($20 Value)

Sluggers World Class Sports Bar

Sluggers

Sports bar’s upstairs game room includes batting cages where guests can practice their swings and crush fastballs

$20 $12

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Nelis' Dutch Village: Theme-Park Visit for Two with Optional Wine and Cheese Tasting at Nelis’ Dutch Village (Up to 62% Off)

Theme-Park Visit for Two with Optional Wine and Cheese Tasting at Nelis’ Dutch Village (Up to 62% Off)

Nelis' Dutch Village

Holland

Brightly colored flowers sprawl across this Dutch-themed park that houses traditional Dutch art and food as well as rides and a petting zoo

$24 $9

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Rockin Jump- Buffalo Grove: Jump Passes for Two, Four, or Six, or Rockin' Tots Session at Rockin' Jump - Buffalo Grove (Up to 51% Off)

Jump Passes for Two, Four, or Six, or Rockin' Tots Session at Rockin' Jump - Buffalo Grove (Up to 51% Off)

Rockin Jump- Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove

An arena made of stretchy trampolines with a foam pit, dodge ball, X beam jousting, and other games that dare visitors to defy gravity

$44 $28

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Cook Au Vin: BYOB French Cooking Class for One or Two at Cook Au Vin (Up to 52% Off)

BYOB French Cooking Class for One or Two at Cook Au Vin (Up to 52% Off)

Cook Au Vin

Lincoln Park

During BYOB hands-on classes, participants create a multicourse French meal that they enjoy together at the end

$120 $65

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Tall Ship Windy of Chicago: 75-Minute Sailing Tour for One or Two on Tall Ship Windy of Chicago (Up to 35% Off)

75-Minute Sailing Tour for One or Two on Tall Ship Windy of Chicago (Up to 35% Off)

Tall Ship Windy of Chicago

Navy Pier

A 148-foot-long, traditional four-masted schooner sails throughout Lake Michigan for about 75 minutes

$30 $20

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Fun Time Square: Family Fun-Park Outing with Game Tokens, Rides, and Golf for Two or Four at Fun Time Square (Up to 44% Off)

Family Fun-Park Outing with Game Tokens, Rides, and Golf for Two or Four at Fun Time Square (Up to 44% Off)

Fun Time Square

Alsip

Go-karts roar over tracks, and putters propel balls across 18 mini-golf holes flanked by shrubbery

$30 $18

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Lambs Farm: Gently Used Furniture, Clothes, Housewares, and More at Cedar Chest Thrift Shop at Lambs Farm (55% Off)

Gently Used Furniture, Clothes, Housewares, and More at Cedar Chest Thrift Shop at Lambs Farm (55% Off)

Lambs Farm

Libertyville

Peruse gently used furniture, jewelry, clothing, and other items at this thrift shop located on a farmyard run by non-profit organization

$20 $9

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Segway Experience of Chicago: $37 for a Two-Hour Segway Tour of Downtown Chicago from Segway Experience of Chicago (Up to $65 Value)

$37 for a Two-Hour Segway Tour of Downtown Chicago from Segway Experience of Chicago (Up to $65 Value)

Segway Experience of Chicago

The Loop

Atop a latest-generation Segway PT, guests coast past Buckingham Fountain and Millennium Park, occasionally pausing for photo ops

$65 $37

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FireZone: Five Drop-In Play Sessions or a Firefighter-Themed Party for Up to 14 at FireZone (Up to 62% Off)

Five Drop-In Play Sessions or a Firefighter-Themed Party for Up to 14 at FireZone (Up to 62% Off)

FireZone

Schaumburg

Simulated firehouse instills kids with fire-safety tips during fun activities with real fire trucks, scaled-down gear, and rescue drills

$50 $19

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

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

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Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center: Admission for Two or Four to Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center (Up to 44% Off)

Admission for Two or Four to Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center (Up to 44% Off)

Barefoot Bay Family Aquatic Center

Mundelein

More fun than your average pool, this facility has a lazy river, an aquatic climbing wall, slides, and four pools, including a diving well

$26 $15

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Evanston History Center: Tour  of Dawes House/Evanston History Center for 2, 4, or 5–10 People (Up to 45% Off)

Tour of Dawes House/Evanston History Center for 2, 4, or 5–10 People (Up to 45% Off)

Evanston History Center

Evanston

Visit the National Historic Landmark Dawes House, where more than a century of history about the city is preserved in a beautiful chateau

$40 $22

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The DuSable Museum of African American History: Memberships to DuSable Museum of African American History (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Memberships to DuSable Museum of African American History (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

The DuSable Museum of African American History

Washington Park

Examine tales and artifacts of African American history with studies of African nations, murals, and even an animatronic Harold Washington

$40 $25

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Pickle's Playroom & Salon: Dynamic Duo or Hard as Steel Manicure with a Play Pass at Pickle's Playroom & Salon (Up to 50% Off)

Dynamic Duo or Hard as Steel Manicure with a Play Pass at Pickle's Playroom & Salon (Up to 50% Off)

Pickle's Playroom & Salon

Lincoln Square/Ravenswood

Fun and convenience collide at this family-friendly spot, which features a playroom, onsite salon, and café

$30 $15

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Explore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat: Zipline Canopy Tour at eXplore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat (Up to 58% Off). Five Options Available.

Zipline Canopy Tour at eXplore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat (Up to 58% Off). Five Options Available.

Explore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat

Nashville

Explore the beauty of Indiana woodlands via ziplines, sky bridges, and rappelling towers that take adventurers through the tree canopy

$150 $75

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Bikram Yoga Rolling Meadows: $49 for 10 Drop-In Classes at Bikram Yoga Rolling Meadows ($130 Value)

$49 for 10 Drop-In Classes at Bikram Yoga Rolling Meadows ($130 Value)

Bikram Yoga Rolling Meadows

Rolling Meadows

Bikram Yoga studio offers suburban yogis a heated practice specifically designed to heal the body and remove the perils of modern living.

$130 $49

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Green Meadows Petting Farm: Animal Petting Farm Visit for Two or Four at Green Meadows Petting Farm (Up to 42% Off)

Animal Petting Farm Visit for Two or Four at Green Meadows Petting Farm (Up to 42% Off)

Green Meadows Petting Farm

East Troy

Fuzzy fleeces, soft feathers, and bristly hides rub against hands at a petting zoo where kids can also ride a pony and milk a cow

$27.50 $17

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Creativita: 3-Hour BYOB Painting Class at Creativita (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

3-Hour BYOB Painting Class at Creativita (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

Creativita

Forest Park

Creativita will unleash your inner creativity, inspiring you and your friends to paint your own masterpiece in a 3-Hour BYOB painting class

$45 $35

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Brunswick Zone: Bowling Outing with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Brunswick Zone (Up to 61% Off )

Bowling Outing with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Brunswick Zone (Up to 61% Off )

Brunswick Zone

Multiple Locations

Long-time bowling industry leader with 80 plus locations across the country offers two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$38.44 $19

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Festival Cubano: General Admission for Two or Four to The Cuban Festival on August 12–14 (Up to 75% Off)

General Admission for Two or Four to The Cuban Festival on August 12–14 (Up to 75% Off)

Festival Cubano

Rils Park

Celebrate Cuban culture with Cuban food vendors, a carnival, and live salsa

$80 $20

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Fleetwood Roller Rink: Roller-Skating for Two, Four, or Six with Skate Rentals at Fleetwood Roller Rink (48% Off)

Roller-Skating for Two, Four, or Six with Skate Rentals at Fleetwood Roller Rink (48% Off)

Fleetwood Roller Rink

Summit

Couples or groups boogie around the glass-smooth surface of this 75'x165' hard-maple rink on included rental skates

$22 $12

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The Barre Code: Three or Five Barre Classes at The Barre Code (Up to 45% Off)

Three or Five Barre Classes at The Barre Code (Up to 45% Off)

The Barre Code

Oak Park

Barre workouts incorporating cardio, strength training, and restoration, all designed to build outer and inner strength

$60 $33

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

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

Lombard Roller Rink

Lombard

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

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Tee Time Golf: $9 for Two Large Buckets of Driving-Range Balls at Tee Time Golf Range ($18 Value)

$9 for Two Large Buckets of Driving-Range Balls at Tee Time Golf Range ($18 Value)

Tee Time Golf

Riedy's Tee Time Golf Range

Celebrating 40 years in business, Tee Time’s 50 mats give players ample space to practice all aspects of their golf game

$18 $9

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Brickworld: Brickworld LEGO Convention on June 18 or 19 at 10 a.m.

Brickworld LEGO Convention on June 18 or 19 at 10 a.m.

Brickworld

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel

Elaborate LEGO creations spin, whirl, roll, click, and amaze, showcasing the beauty of imagination and the power of engineering all at once

$12.50 $10

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CPX Sports: Low-Impact Open-Play Indoor Paintball Package for Two, Four, or Eight at CPX Sports (Up to 73% Off)

Low-Impact Open-Play Indoor Paintball Package for Two, Four, or Eight at CPX Sports (Up to 73% Off)

CPX Sports

CPX

Combatants wage a paintball war on themed indoor fields with new low-impact markers, 250 paintballs per person, and protective face masks

$95 $29

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Walker Stalker Con: Walker Stalker Con at 10 a.m. on May 28–29

Walker Stalker Con at 10 a.m. on May 28–29

Walker Stalker Con

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

The stars of The Walking Dead are joined by actors from Breaking Bad, Nightmare on Elm Street, and Z Nation

$47.35 $28

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Carol Stream Park District: Mini Golf for Two or Four at Coyote Crossing Mini Golf (Up to 45% Off)

Mini Golf for Two or Four at Coyote Crossing Mini Golf (Up to 45% Off)

Carol Stream Park District

McCaslin Park

The 18-hole Coyote Crossing mini golf course features lush landscaping and is perfect for golfers of all ages

$10 $6

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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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The Dance Mile: Chicago Dance Mile on Saturday, June 4, at 4 p.m.

Chicago Dance Mile on Saturday, June 4, at 4 p.m.

The Dance Mile

Chicago Journeyman Plumber's Hall Lot

Thousands of participants dance for one mile down closed city streets to tunes spun by a mobile DJ, then dance some more at an after-party

$36.86 $24

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Sky High Sports- Niles: Two Hours of Jump Time at Sky High Sports- Niles (Up to 35% Off)

Two Hours of Jump Time at Sky High Sports- Niles (Up to 35% Off)

Sky High Sports- Niles

Niles

Kids and adults bounce around an indoor trampoline park, dunking on basketball hoops, flipping into foam pits, or jumping off walls

$20 $13

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Village Pilates Studio: $65 for 31 Days of Unlimited Mat and Barre Classes at Village Pilates Studio ($175 Value)

$65 for 31 Days of Unlimited Mat and Barre Classes at Village Pilates Studio ($175 Value)

Village Pilates Studio

Forest Park

Pilates mat and barre classes are designed to strengthen abs and elongate muscles for a toned look

$175 $65

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AMF Bowling Co.: Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 61% Off)

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 61% Off)

AMF Bowling Co.

AMF Forest Lanes

Long-time bowling industry leader with 200+ locations across the country offers two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$38 $18

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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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  • My Gym Children's Fitness Center
    My Gym Children's Fitness Center, which currently has more than 200 international locations, began more than 30 years ago as a structured place for children to safely play, acquire new skills, and romp off a sugar buzz. All classes are organized according to age level—starting as young as 6 months—and designed to incorporate the latest physiological and psychological research. Tiny Tykes gets babies moving with help from their parents, Mighty Mites teaches toddlers self-reliance and beginning sports skills, and Champions, a class for kids aged 6–8, emphasizes the importance of using teamwork to master more complex sports skills and achieve group goals such as building a human pyramid to reach the cookie jar. My Gym's energetic instructors are experts at using music, dance, and gymnastics to build youngsters' strength and self-esteem while stimulating their giggle-plexes. The noncompetitive environment fosters creativity and hands-on activities boost children's learning retention and fun quotient.
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    7625 W. Lake Street
    River Forest, IL US
  • CorePower Yoga
    Work on mastering your balance, alignment and yoga postures at Oak Park/River Forest Studio in River Forest. Wandering souls would be best to visit this studio for any one of their A+ dishes. Beginners and experts alike are invited to practice hot yoga at Oak Park/River Forest Studio, but be prepared for an ultimate workout. Tired of long commutes? Dine at Oak Park/River Forest Studio and enjoy the nearby parking and public transit access. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    7513 Lake St.
    River Forest, IL US
  • Cook County Forest Preserve
    River Forest's Cook County Forest Preserve is the great place for a sports fan to spend a Saturday, or any day for that matter. If a bite's all you're after, then you'll want to stop by this club for a delicious fill of their home-cooked food. No need to splurge on a baby sitter — tots will be right at home at this club. These kickboxing classes feature a variety of kickboxing and cardio moves, keeping you aware and focused. Drivers can park in the neighboring lot.
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    536 N Harlem Ave
    River Forest, IL US
  • Oak Park Tennis Club
    If you're a sports fan, Oak Park Tennis Club in River Forest is the place you want to be. Head on over to the in-house restaurant for a delectable meal. This club welcomes kids, too, so you can feel good about bringing the whole family. These kickboxing classes will teach you how to properly use your upper and lower body during self-defense. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    544 North Harlem Avenue
    River Forest, IL US
  • Trailside Museum
    Use your free time to see the veritable treasures at Trailside Museum's museum in River Forest. Whether you want mouth-watering food or great drinks, this museum has the restaurant just for you. At this museum, everyone will find something they love — kids included! Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    738 Thatcher Avenue
    River Forest, IL US
  • Busse Woods Forest Preserve
    Are you ready for unforgettable moments of theater? If so, then Busse Woods Forest Preserve in River Forest has all the shows for you. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    536 North Harlem Avenue
    River Forest, IL US

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