Things To Do In River Forest


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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P.S. Yoga: 10 or 20 Yoga Classes at P.S. Yoga (Up to 64% Off)

10 or 20 Yoga Classes at P.S. Yoga (Up to 64% Off)

P.S. Yoga

Chicago

A peaceful, nature-themed studio hosts Ashtanga and Hatha yoga classes that ease beginners into practice with a slow, progressive approach

$95 $35

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Creativita: $26 for 3-Hour BYOB Painting Class $45 Creativita

$26 for 3-Hour BYOB Painting Class $45 Creativita

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 $26

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Hollywood Blvd Cinema: Two or Four Tickets at Hollywood Blvd Cinema (44% Off)

Two or Four Tickets at Hollywood Blvd Cinema (44% Off)

Hollywood Blvd Cinema

Woodridge

New releases and classic films in a modern theater that honors cinema history with vintage photos and a recreation of Hollywood Blvd.

$32 $18

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Hala Kahiki: $20 for $30 Worth of Tropical Appetizers and Drinks at Hala Kahiki

$20 for $30 Worth of Tropical Appetizers and Drinks at Hala Kahiki

Hala Kahiki

River Grove

Tropical cocktails named for Pelé and coral reefs poured in Polynesian-themed bar opened in 1963

$30 $20

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Fleetwood Roller Rink: Roller-Skating for Two, Four, or Six with Skate Rentals at Fleetwood Roller Rink (57% Off)

Roller-Skating for Two, Four, or Six with Skate Rentals at Fleetwood Roller Rink (57% 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 $10

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Brunswick Zone: Bowling Outing with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Brunswick Zone ( 51% Off )

Bowling Outing with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Brunswick Zone ( 51% Off )

Brunswick Zone

Multiple Locations

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

$29.90 $18

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ChicagoCruiseTickets.com: Sunset Cruise for One, Two, or Four from ChicagoCruiseTickets.com (Up to 46% Off)

Sunset Cruise for One, Two, or Four from ChicagoCruiseTickets.com (Up to 46% Off)

ChicagoCruiseTickets.com

Navy Pier

Cruises aboard a yacht with dance floors and bars provide brilliant evening views of the Chicago skyline

$100 $54

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Go Bananas: Indoor Amusement-Center Visit for One or Two with Tokens, Pizza, and Drinks at Go Bananas (Up to 47% Off)

Indoor Amusement-Center Visit for One or Two with Tokens, Pizza, and Drinks at Go Bananas (Up to 47% Off)

Go Bananas

Norridge

Bumper cars, a bounce castle, a mini roller coaster, and abundant arcade games enthrall youngsters in between bites of personal pizza

$27.46 $15

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Enchanted Castle : Amusement Package for Two or Four with Attractions, Game Tokens and Pizza at Enchanted Castle (53% Off)

Amusement Package for Two or Four with Attractions, Game Tokens and Pizza at Enchanted Castle (53% Off)

Enchanted Castle

Lombard Pines Plaza

Entertainment complex’s pizza helps fuel romps through game area, laser tag arena, go-kart track, bumper cars, inflatables and more

$63.28 $30

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Studio Movie Grill: $5 for a Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill ($10.75 Value)

$5 for a Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill ($10.75 Value)

Studio Movie Grill

Wheaton

A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

$10.75 $5

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UniverSoul Circus: UniverSoul Circus on September 23–October 14

UniverSoul Circus on September 23–October 14

UniverSoul Circus

Washington Park

Worldly cast dazzles audiences with aerial performances, exotic animals, and hip-hop dance set to pulsating music ranging from soul to Latin

$32.14 $23.75

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Rockin Jump - Carol Stream: Two-Hour Jump Passes for Two, Four, or Six at Rockin' Jump (Up to 57% Off)

Two-Hour Jump Passes for Two, Four, or Six at Rockin' Jump (Up to 57% Off)

Rockin Jump - Carol Stream

Carol Stream

An arena made of stretchy trampolines with a rock climbing wall, foam pit, dodge ball, and other games that dare visitors to defy gravity

$38 $20

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Red Star Combat: Tactical Laser Tag for 2, 4, 10, or 6 at Red Star Combat (Up to 62% Off). Eight Options Available.

Tactical Laser Tag for 2, 4, 10, or 6 at Red Star Combat (Up to 62% Off). Eight Options Available.

Red Star Combat

Melrose Park

Wield battle rifles with eight different weapon settings to blast your way through a 30,000-sq.-ft. arena on missions open to ages 10+

$32 $16

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Kings - Chicago: Bowling and Billiards at Kings (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

Bowling and Billiards at Kings (Up to 42% Off). Two Options Available.

Kings - Chicago

Rosemont

20 bowling lanes and 5 billiards tables; retro decor updated with colored lights and more than 50 high-def TVs and projectors

$40 $24

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White Pines Golf Club: 18-Holes of Golf with Range Balls and Food/Beverage Credit for 2 or 4 at White Pines Golf Club (Up to 50% Off)

18-Holes of Golf with Range Balls and Food/Beverage Credit for 2 or 4 at White Pines Golf Club (Up to 50% Off)

White Pines Golf Club

Bensenville

After warming up on the driving range, play one of two distinct 18-hole courses, then retire for burgers and libations at 37 Bar and Grill

$276 $138

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K1 Speed: $48 for a Racing Package with Four Races and Two Yearly Licenses at K1 Speed ($91.96 Value)

$48 for a Racing Package with Four Races and Two Yearly Licenses at K1 Speed ($91.96 Value)

K1 Speed

Multiple Locations

Eco-friendly electric karts; speeds up to 45 mph; karts for kids and adults; collection of racing memorabilia on display

$91.96 $48

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Great Room Escape - Chicago: $24.95 for Admission for One to Great Room Escape Chicago

$24.95 for Admission for One to Great Room Escape Chicago

Great Room Escape - Chicago

Morton Grove

Work with up to 11 other people to solve puzzles, decipher riddles, and escape a locked room before time runs out

$39.95 $24.95

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Cascade Drive-In: $15 for Movie and Popcorn for Two at Cascade Drive-In ($24.50 Value)

$15 for Movie and Popcorn for Two at Cascade Drive-In ($24.50 Value)

Cascade Drive-In

West Chicago

The double features of first-run flicks pair with the audio from an FM station or in-car speakers as attendees dig into the popcorn

$24.50 $15

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Haunted Trails Family Amusement Park: Amusement-Park Package for Two or Four from Haunted Trails Family Amusement Park (Up to 51% Off)

Amusement-Park Package for Two or Four from Haunted Trails Family Amusement Park (Up to 51% Off)

Haunted Trails Family Amusement Park

Multiple Locations

Pizza helps fuel romps through a game area and visits to attractions, which include mini golf and go-karts, at Joliet or Burbank

$65.68 $32

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Fireside Bowl: $15 for One Hour of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Up to Six at Fireside Bowl (Up to $48 Value)

$15 for One Hour of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Up to Six at Fireside Bowl (Up to $48 Value)

Fireside Bowl

Logan Square

Guests to this 1940s bowling alley vie for the highest score while surrounded by vintage decor and modern scoring systems

$48 $15

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Bacon and Beer Classic: Bacon and Beer Classic on Saturday, October 10

Bacon and Beer Classic on Saturday, October 10

Bacon and Beer Classic

Soldier Field

Bacon and bacon-inspired tastes are served alongside craft beers at Target Field

$54.41 $49

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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

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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Brick Fest Live: Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Festival at Donald E Stephens Convention Center on October 3–4 (Up to 30% Off)

Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Festival at Donald E Stephens Convention Center on October 3–4 (Up to 30% Off)

Brick Fest Live

Donald E Stephens Convention Center

LEGO lovers gather to participate in interactive building activities, exercising their creativity and witnessing huge creations

$28.50 $20

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The Dancing Horses Theatre: The Dancing Horses Theatre Show with Backstage Pass September 1 – October 31 (Up to 52% Off)

The Dancing Horses Theatre Show with Backstage Pass September 1 – October 31 (Up to 52% Off)

The Dancing Horses Theatre

Delavan

Equestrians and various horse breeds do a Vegas-style performance; backstage pass includes horse-training info and equine meet-and-greets

$37.50 $18

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Sky High Sports: Two Hours of Jump Time or a Two-Hour Party with Pizza for 10 at Sky High Sports (Up to 45% Off)

Two Hours of Jump Time or a Two-Hour Party with Pizza for 10 at Sky High Sports (Up to 45% Off)

Sky High Sports

Niles

Wall-to-wall trampolines vault kids and adults skyward as foam pits provide safe, cushy landings under the watchful eyes of supervisors

$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

$20 $10

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Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.: 48-Hour or Daytime Passes to Guided Tours from Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. (Up to 29% Off)

48-Hour or Daytime Passes to Guided Tours from Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. (Up to 29% Off)

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.

Chicago

Guides narrate the sights of the Windy City as trolleys cruise to multiple stops downtown and in neighborhoods; “hop on hop off” access

$35 $25

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River Bend Golf Club: 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 Club

Lisle

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

$100 $62

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Second City Tours: Chicago Food Crawl for One, Two, or Four from Second City Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Chicago Food Crawl for One, Two, or Four from Second City Tours (Up to 60% Off)

Second City Tours

Near North Side

Head to River North for deep-dish pizza, Chicago-style hot dogs, Mike Ditka’s favorite italian-beef sandwiches, and dessert

$50 $23

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Chicago Helicopter Experience: Daytime Helicopter Tour for Two from Chicago Helicopter Experience

Daytime Helicopter Tour for Two from Chicago Helicopter Experience

Chicago Helicopter Experience

Bridgeport

Passengers soar over the skyline, marveling at the Willis Tower, John Hancock Building, and Trump Tower by day

$256

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Chicago Water Sport Rentals: Two-Hour Hobie MirageDrive Kayak Rental at Chicago Water Sport Rentals (51% Off). Two Kayak Options Available.

Two-Hour Hobie MirageDrive Kayak Rental at Chicago Water Sport Rentals (51% Off). Two Kayak Options Available.

Chicago Water Sport Rentals

Chicago Water Sport Rentals at 31st Street Harbor

Kayakers float on Lake Michigan in models with pedal-based propulsion or paddles while gazing at skyline views

$69.90 $34

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Randolph Street Market: Two-Day Visit for Two or Green Season Pass for Two at Randolph Street Market (Up to 60% Off)

Two-Day Visit for Two or Green Season Pass for Two at Randolph Street Market (Up to 60% Off)

Randolph Street Market

West Loop

Vendors collect vintage furniture, art, fashions, antiques, estate jewelry & fancy foods to sell at seasonally themed weekend markets

$20 $8

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Paintball USA Tickets: 2, 4, 6, or 12 Paintball Passes with Safety Gear and Gun from Paintball USA Tickets (Up to 88% Off)

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

Use passes for open play, safety gear, and gun rental at any of 60 participating locations nationwide, including 6 in the Chicago area

$70 $10

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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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Tall Ship Windy of Chicago: 75-Minute Sailing Tour for One Adult with Optional Beverage on Tall Ship Windy (38% Off)

75-Minute Sailing Tour for One Adult with Optional Beverage on Tall Ship Windy (38% 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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Best Tours: Cupcake Tour of Chicago with Six Tastings for One, Two, or Four from Best Tours (Up to 68% Off)

Cupcake Tour of Chicago with Six Tastings for One, Two, or Four from Best Tours (Up to 68% Off)

Best Tours

Chicago

Tours make six stops along Michigan Avenue, visiting a century-old shop, one with 50 varieties of cupcake, and another with gelato

$50 $19

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Kane County Cougars: $10 for a Kane County Cougars Baseball Game for Two with Hot Dogs at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark ($30 Value)

$10 for a Kane County Cougars Baseball Game for Two with Hot Dogs at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark ($30 Value)

Kane County Cougars

Fifth Third Bank Ballpark

Scorching through the back half of the season, the defending Midwest League champions continue their pursuit of a second-straight title

$30 $10

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Wonder Works: Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Wonder Works (42% Off)

Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Wonder Works (42% Off)

Wonder Works

Oak Park

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

$36 $21

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Chicago Water Sport Rentals: Two-Hour Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Rental from Chicago Water Sport Rentals (59% Off)

Two-Hour Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Rental from Chicago Water Sport Rentals (59% Off)

Chicago Water Sport Rentals

Chicago Water Sport Rentals at 31st Street Harbor

Stand up paddleboarders can explore the wilds of Lake Michigan and enjoy the Chicago skyline

$60 $25

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Paintball International: All-Day Paintball with Equipment Rentals for Up to 4, 6, or 12 from Paintball International (Up to 80% Off)

All-Day Paintball with Equipment Rentals for Up to 4, 6, or 12 from Paintball International (Up to 80% Off)

Paintball International

Paintball Explosion

Equipped with rental paintball markers and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

$92 $19

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Article 2 Gun Range: Shooting-Range Package for Two with an Intro Lesson, Targets, and Firearms at Article 2 Gun Range ($106 Value)

Shooting-Range Package for Two with an Intro Lesson, Targets, and Firearms at Article 2 Gun Range ($106 Value)

Article 2 Gun Range

Lombard

Armed with rental firearms ranging from rifles to revolvers and instruction from experts, two shooters take aim at automatic targets

$106 $51

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Fox Bowl: $19 for a One-Hour Bowling Outing for Four with Shoe Rental at Fox Bowl ($39 Value)

$19 for a One-Hour Bowling Outing for Four with Shoe Rental at Fox Bowl ($39 Value)

Fox Bowl

Wheaton

Bowling alley with onsite pizza kitchen and 10-foot video screen hosts groups of four for 60 minutes of pin-crushing revelry

$39 $19

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I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center Authority: Two Adult Tickets or a Family Pass to A River Thru History – The Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous  (Up to 50% Off)

Two Adult Tickets or a Family Pass to A River Thru History – The Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous (Up to 50% Off)

I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor Civic Center Authority

Willow Springs

The party sends visitors back in time to early Illinois, when fur trading was lucrative and the sound of cannon fire was a part of life

$25 $13

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Sky High Sports: Two Hours of Jump Time, or One Hour of Private Court Time, or Two-Hour Party at Sky High Sports (Up to 45% Off)

Two Hours of Jump Time, or One Hour of Private Court Time, or Two-Hour Party at Sky High Sports (Up to 45% Off)

Sky High Sports

Naperville

360 degrees of trampolines with trampoline dodgeball and special kids-only zone for younger jumpers

$20 $11

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

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

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Paint Nite: Two-Hour Social Painting Event for One, Two, or Four from Paint Nite (Up to 44% Off)

Two-Hour Social Painting Event for One, Two, or Four from Paint Nite (Up to 44% Off)

Paint Nite

Chicago

At local bars and restaurants, painters of all skill levels enjoy cocktails as they create their own pieces guided by an experienced artist

$45 $25

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Great Lakes Skydiving: $139 for a Tandem Skydive Jump from Great Lakes Skydiving ($229 Value)

$139 for a Tandem Skydive Jump from Great Lakes Skydiving ($229 Value)

Great Lakes Skydiving

Beloit

Glide down to earth from up to 14,000 feet in the air while attached to the certified instructor for the entire jump

$229 $139

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The Logan Theatre: $12 for a Movie for Two with Popcorn at The Logan Theatre ($20.50 Value)

$12 for a Movie for Two with Popcorn at The Logan Theatre ($20.50 Value)

The Logan Theatre

Logan Square

Historic theater features current releases and classic films

$20.50 $12

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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 N Harlem Ave
    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 Ave
    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 N Harlem Ave
    River Forest, IL US

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