Activities in Rockford


Wyld Side Paintball: Paintball with Equipment Rental for 2, 5, or 10 at Wyldside Paintball (76% Off)

Paintball with Equipment Rental for 2, 5, or 10 at Wyldside Paintball (76% Off)

Wyld Side Paintball

Rockford

Referees set up scenarios and games to play across outdoor fields filled with dense forests, manmade structures, and inflatable cover

$120 $29

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NickelWorld: Six or Eight Arcade-Center Admissions to NickelWorld (Up to 50% Off)

Six or Eight Arcade-Center Admissions to NickelWorld (Up to 50% Off)

NickelWorld

Northwest

Customers can choose from more than 100 video games and redemption games, all of which are either free or cost just a nickel per play

$13.50 $7

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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden: Visit for Two Adults and Two Kids or Four Adults and Four Kids to Klehm Arboretum (Up to 52%Off)

Visit for Two Adults and Two Kids or Four Adults and Four Kids to Klehm Arboretum (Up to 52%Off)

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

Rockford

Get access to the 155-acre living museum’s floral exhibits, forested paths, and children’s gardens, plus a gift-shop voucher

$23 $12

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Skateland: Roller-Skating Packages with Pizza and Drinks at Skateland (Up to 52% Off). Six Options Available.

Roller-Skating Packages with Pizza and Drinks at Skateland (Up to 52% Off). Six Options Available.

Skateland

Southeast

Lace up your skates and make an afternoon or evening of it as you roll around the rink with friends, stopping to refuel with hot pizza

$23.10 $11

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CoCo Key Water Resort: Four Full-Day Passes with Arcade Admission and Optional Dining Credit at CoCo Key Water Resort (Up to 52% Off)

Four Full-Day Passes with Arcade Admission and Optional Dining Credit at CoCo Key Water Resort (Up to 52% Off)

CoCo Key Water Resort

Rockford

One-day passes give families or foursomes access to all of the indoor water park’s aquatic attractions and rides

$100 $50

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Paintball International: All-Day Paintball Package for 4, 6, or 12 from Paintball Tickets (Up to 82% Off)

All-Day Paintball Package for 4, 6, or 12 from Paintball Tickets (Up to 82% Off)

Paintball International

Multiple Locations

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

$100 $19

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Special Events Management: Slide the CIty: $34 for a Single-Slide Package for Two at Slide the City on September 4 or 5 (Up to $70 Value)

$34 for a Single-Slide Package for Two at Slide the City on September 4 or 5 (Up to $70 Value)

Special Events Management: Slide the CIty

Downtown Rockford

Kids and adults zip down a 1,000-foot vinyl slip and slide while also enjoying music, food, and fun on September 4 or 5

$70 $34

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aLaCart Art: Two-hour Social Painting Event for One, Two, or Four from aLaCart Art (Up to 54% Off)

Two-hour Social Painting Event for One, Two, or Four from aLaCart Art (Up to 54% Off)

aLaCart Art

Multiple Locations

Resident artist leads guests step by step painting the night’s featured piece in a lively entertaining setting

$45 $22

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Krav Maga Rockford : One or Two Months of Unlimited Krav Maga Martial Arts Classes at Elite Defense Systems (Up to 72% Off)

One or Two Months of Unlimited Krav Maga Martial Arts Classes at Elite Defense Systems (Up to 72% Off)

Krav Maga Rockford

Northeast

Certified instructors teach the official combat system of the Israel Defense Forces, a high-intensity combo of different martial arts styles

$139 $49

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Maximum Performance Training: 14-Day Rapid Weight-Loss Program at Maximum Performance Training (Up to 76% Off). Two Options Available.

14-Day Rapid Weight-Loss Program at Maximum Performance Training (Up to 76% Off). Two Options Available.

Maximum Performance Training

Multiple Locations

Weight-loss programs include 14-day meal plans, access to boot-camp-style group-training sessions, and MaxP boot-camp T-shirts

$159.95 $39

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fitness works-Body shred: 6 or 12 Weeks of Unlimited BodyShred Classes at FitnessWorks, Inc. (Up to 66% Off)

6 or 12 Weeks of Unlimited BodyShred Classes at FitnessWorks, Inc. (Up to 66% Off)

fitness works-Body shred

Northeast

Jillian Michael’s signature BodyShred classes apply and interval approach to fitness classes designed to shed fat and define muscle

$240 $89

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Pape Conservatory of Music: $30 for $60 Worth of Services at Pape Conservatory of Music

$30 for $60 Worth of Services at Pape Conservatory of Music

Pape Conservatory of Music

Rockford

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$60 $30

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B & B Park Bowl: $26 for Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Up to Six People at B & B Park Bowl ($58 Value)

$26 for Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Up to Six People at B & B Park Bowl ($58 Value)

B & B Park Bowl

Martin Shorewood

Groups of up to six take to one of B & B's eight lanes, at a family-friendly bowling alley open since the 1950s

$58 $26

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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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Sycamore Golf Club: 18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Sycamore Golf Club (Up to 63% Off). Four Options Available.

18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Sycamore Golf Club (Up to 63% Off). Four Options Available.

Sycamore Golf Club

Sycamore

Built in 1923, immaculately maintained course beckons golfers down emerald alleyways nestled along the Kishwaukee River

$176 $65

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Dance Fx - Rockton: Four Dance Classes from Dance FX (74% Off)

Four Dance Classes from Dance FX (74% Off)

Dance Fx - Rockton

Rockton

From the merchant: Children ages 2–18 participate in a weekly class in a variety of dance styles, including ballet, tap, jazz, and hip-hop

$54 $14

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Wolf Hollow Golf Course: Up to 50% Off Golfing at Wolf Hollow Golf Course

Up to 50% Off Golfing at Wolf Hollow Golf Course

Wolf Hollow Golf Course

Lena

From the merchant: Wolf Hollow will test your shot making skills with a fantastic risk-reward design that will often entice you.

$105 $55

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Minhas Micro Distillery: Microdistillery Educational Tasting for Two or Four at Minhas Micro Distillery (70% Off)

Microdistillery Educational Tasting for Two or Four at Minhas Micro Distillery (70% Off)

Minhas Micro Distillery

Monroe

Visitors learn all about the operations of the microdistillery, after which they sample products and leave with a sampler glass

$20 $6

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Richard Marx: Richard Marx (Friday, September 25, at 8 p.m.)

Richard Marx (Friday, September 25, at 8 p.m.)

Richard Marx

Egyptian Theatre

Platinum-selling, Grammy-winning, record-setting singer-songwriter unfolds a setlist of hit singles including “Right Here Waiting”

$28 $16

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Aerial Adventures: Zipline Tour or Full Adventure Package for Two or Four at Aerial Adventures (Up to 51% Off)

Zipline Tour or Full Adventure Package for Two or Four at Aerial Adventures (Up to 51% Off)

Aerial Adventures

Lake Geneva

Adventurers fly on ziplines, climb a tower to experience rappelling and a free-fall jump, and roll in a giant ball down a 300-foot runway

$100 $55

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Fergedaboudit Vineyard and Winery: Up to 42% Off Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Fergedaboudit Vineyard and Winery

Up to 42% Off Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Fergedaboudit Vineyard and Winery

Fergedaboudit Vineyard and Winery

Hanover

From the merchant: Located just 17 miles south of Galena, patrons experience 6 of our hand crafted wines paired with 3 types of cheeses.

$24 $14

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Timber Pointe Golf Club: 18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rentals, Range Balls, and Food-and-Drink Vouchers (Up to 52% Off)

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rentals, Range Balls, and Food-and-Drink Vouchers (Up to 52% Off)

Timber Pointe Golf Club

Poplar Grove

18-hole course features five sets of tees, bentgrass greens, bluegrass fairways, and 50 uniquely shaped bunkers

$130 $65

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Dells Army Duck Tour: Amphibious Tour for Two or Four from Dells Army Duck Tour (Up to 38% Off)

Amphibious Tour for Two or Four from Dells Army Duck Tour (Up to 38% Off)

Dells Army Duck Tour

Wisconsin Dells

Amphibious, WWII-era vehicles take groups on one-hour trips through the natural landscapes and waterways of the Wisconsin Dells

$60 $39

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The Milton House: One-Hour Underground Railroad Station Tour for Two, Four, or Six at Milton House Museum (50% Off)

One-Hour Underground Railroad Station Tour for Two, Four, or Six at Milton House Museum (50% Off)

The Milton House

Milton

On tours of Milton House, visitors learn how the Goodrich family secretly operated a safe haven for slaves before the Civil War

$16 $8

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CLS Fantasy Camp or Sprint Cup: 1-Day NASCAR Race Package or Exclusive 3-Day Fantasy Camp Experience During Chase Weekend at Chicagoland Speedway (Up to 70% Off)

1-Day NASCAR Race Package or Exclusive 3-Day Fantasy Camp Experience During Chase Weekend at Chicagoland Speedway (Up to 70% Off)

CLS Fantasy Camp or Sprint Cup

Chicagoland Speedway

Race tickets, pit passes, pace-car rides and more help fans celebrate the start of the Sprint Cup Series playoffs

$200 $99

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Belvidere Family YMCA: Three-Month Individual or Family Membership to Belvidere Family YMCA (Up to 67% Off)

Three-Month Individual or Family Membership to Belvidere Family YMCA (Up to 67% Off)

Belvidere Family YMCA

Belvidere

Community center helps improve individuals' well-being with fitness center and indoor pool and entertains families with free event nights

$180 $59

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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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Envy Dance Factory: One or Three Months of Children's Dance, Tumbling, or Cheer Classes at Envy Dance Factory (Up to 53% Off)

One or Three Months of Children's Dance, Tumbling, or Cheer Classes at Envy Dance Factory (Up to 53% Off)

Envy Dance Factory

Loves Park

Instructor helps kids develop ballet, jazz, or hip hop moves or work toward tumbling or cheerleading techniques

$56 $28

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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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Centennial Acres: One or Two 60-Minute Horseback-Riding Lessons at Centennial Acres (Up to 52% Off)

One or Two 60-Minute Horseback-Riding Lessons at Centennial Acres (Up to 52% Off)

Centennial Acres

Forreston

Instructors train students in Western and English riding styles at 19th-century farm

$30 $15

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Ronald Reagan Home: Visit with Gift-Shop Credit for Two or Four at Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home (Up to 52% Off)

Visit with Gift-Shop Credit for Two or Four at Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home (Up to 52% Off)

Ronald Reagan Home

Dixon

Visitors explore the fully restored home of Ronald Reagan, where he lived from 1920–1923 before moving to Hollywood and then the White House

$20 $10

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Woodstock Ale Fest: Admission and 15 Beer Tastings for One or Two at Woodstock Ale Fest on Saturday, October 3 (Up to 44% Off)

Admission and 15 Beer Tastings for One or Two at Woodstock Ale Fest on Saturday, October 3 (Up to 44% Off)

Woodstock Ale Fest

Clay & Bartlet

Sample beers from 80+ craft brewers like Goose Island and Founders, snack on bacon-focused dishes, and tap your foot to bluegrass tunes

$40 $25

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Northleaf Winery: Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Chocolate or Cheese Platter at Northleaf Winery (Up to52% Off)

Wine Tasting for Two or Four with Chocolate or Cheese Platter at Northleaf Winery (Up to52% Off)

Northleaf Winery

Milton

Guests explore six wines paired with chocolates or cheese in the tasting room

$30 $15

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Glo-Bowl Fun Center: Two Hours of Bowling with Pizza for Four or Eight at Glo-Bowl Fun Center (Up to 66% Off)

Two Hours of Bowling with Pizza for Four or Eight at Glo-Bowl Fun Center (Up to 66% Off)

Glo-Bowl Fun Center

Marengo

Bowlers receive two hours of play with rental shoes, large cheese pizzas, and soda

$79.85 $29

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Chicagoland Bowling: Bowling with Shoe Rental for 2, 5, or 10 from Chicagoland Bowling (Up to 57% Off)

Bowling with Shoe Rental for 2, 5, or 10 from Chicagoland Bowling (Up to 57% Off)

Chicagoland Bowling

Multiple Locations

Hour-long game at your choice of 10 Chicagoland Bowling member centers

$28 $12

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Chicago History Museum: Visit for One, Two, or Four to the Chicago History Museum (Up to 48% Off)

Visit for One, Two, or Four to the Chicago History Museum (Up to 48% 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

$14 $8

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Xtreme Xperience: Three-Lap Drive or Ride-Along in an Exotic Supercar on a Real Racetrack from Xtreme Xperience (Up to 50% Off)

Three-Lap Drive or Ride-Along in an Exotic Supercar on a Real Racetrack from Xtreme Xperience (Up to 50% Off)

Xtreme Xperience

Autobahn Country Club

Drive exotic cars like a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Nissan, Audi, and more at high speeds on a professional racetrack

$259 $129

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Clock Shadow Creamery: Private Cheese-Appreciation Seminar and Tour for Two or Four at Clock Shadow Creamery (Up to 45% Off)

Private Cheese-Appreciation Seminar and Tour for Two or Four at Clock Shadow Creamery (Up to 45% Off)

Clock Shadow Creamery

Walker's Point

Learn the ins and outs of the cheese-making process from experts at an urban cheese factory, which turns out curds, cheddar, and chevre

$50 $30

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Xtreme Xperience: Three-Lap Drive or Ride-Along in an Exotic Supercar on a Real Racetrack from Xtreme Xperience (Up to 54% Off)

Three-Lap Drive or Ride-Along in an Exotic Supercar on a Real Racetrack from Xtreme Xperience (Up to 54% Off)

Xtreme Xperience

Blackhawk Farms Raceway

Drive exotic cars like a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Nissan, Audi, and more at high speeds on a professional racetrack

$279 $129

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Platinum Farm Inc: One, Three, or Six 60-Minute Horseback-Riding Lessons at Platinum Farm Inc (Up to 55% Off)

One, Three, or Six 60-Minute Horseback-Riding Lessons at Platinum Farm Inc (Up to 55% Off)

Platinum Farm Inc

Coral

Instructors teach riders of all ages and abilities, from complete beginners to competitive riders, with an emphasis on good horsemanship

$70 $35

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“Maybe Baby, It's You”: “Maybe Baby, It's You” at Pheasant Run Resort on Select Dates Through October 23 (Up to 49% Off)

“Maybe Baby, It's You” at Pheasant Run Resort on Select Dates Through October 23 (Up to 49% Off)

“Maybe Baby, It's You”

Fox Valley Rep Box Office at Pheasant Run Resort

Play examines the nature of romance in eleven funny, sweet vignettes

$37 $19

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Skydiving Great Lakes: One Tandem Skydiving Jump from Skydiving Great Lakes (50% Off)

One Tandem Skydiving Jump from Skydiving Great Lakes (50% Off)

Skydiving Great Lakes

Beloit

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

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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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Kickapoo Creek Winery: $42 for Wine Tasting and Tour for Two with Lunch and Two Bottles at Kickapoo Creek Winery ($67 Value)

$42 for Wine Tasting and Tour for Two with Lunch and Two Bottles at Kickapoo Creek Winery ($67 Value)

Kickapoo Creek Winery

Edwards

Fruit-forward wines using locally sourced grapes; lunches such as wild pacific salmon burgers, pastry-wrapped bratwurst, and turkey reubens

$67 $42

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Chicago White Sox: Chicago White Sox Game (September 14–October 1)

Chicago White Sox Game (September 14–October 1)

Chicago White Sox

Cellular Field

The White Sox host the Oakland A’s and the Kansas City Royals in some of the final home series of 2015

$22.45 $12.75

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Marengo Ridge Golf Club: 4, 6, or 10 Bags of Driving-Range Balls at Marengo Ridge Golf Club (50% Off)

4, 6, or 10 Bags of Driving-Range Balls at Marengo Ridge Golf Club (50% Off)

Marengo Ridge Golf Club

Marengo

20-stall practice range features target greens at 100, 150, and 200 yards

$20 $10

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Rocky Waters Winery: One Group Wine Tasting for Four or Eight at Rocky Waters Winery (50% Off)

One Group Wine Tasting for Four or Eight at Rocky Waters Winery (50% Off)

Rocky Waters Winery

Hanover

During group wine tastings, winemakers serve seven samples and answer visitors’ questions

$24 $12

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

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

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.

Rockford

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

$45 $32

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Prairie Isle Golf Club: One 18-Hole Round of Golf and Cart Rental for Two or Four at Prairie Isle Golf Club (Up to 45% Off)

One 18-Hole Round of Golf and Cart Rental for Two or Four at Prairie Isle Golf Club (Up to 45% Off)

Prairie Isle Golf Club

Prairie Grove

Wetlands, meadows, and wooded greens challenge golfers on this challenging course spread across 135 verdant acres

$114 $65

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  • Arthur Murray Dance Studio Rockford/Madison
    What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? Arthur Murray Studios have been perfecting the art of teaching dance for the past 100 years. Whether you are here to connect with a special someone, reward yourself for the hard work you do or to become the next dance superstar, our professionals will personalize a program that is right for you. What's one tip for first-time students that will make them feel like veterans? Jump in. Keep your lessons as tight together as possible in the beginning. You will be well cared for in every learning opportunity the studio offers. Ask your teacher for homework. Stay after your lesson and practice at the studio if you can. Keep communicating with your instructor. Have fun. What was the inspiration to start or run this business? Dancing has had an immense impact on our own personal lives. The joy of social dance can correct any gloomy day. We came to Madison six years ago to continue to share our passion for life and dance. It is our deepest desire to enrich the lives of each individual that visits our family through dance. What do you love most about your job? Seeing a student come in from the real world and escaping for 45 minutes or more and having their whole world change completely. Witnessing them grow and succeed in their dancing, smiling at the end of a hard day. Becoming better mates, parents, individuals. Dance is so much more than steps.
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    7326 N Cherryvale Mall Dr.
    Rockford, IL US
  • Larsen's Landing Outfitters
    Though Larsen's Landing Outfitters has always been family owned, the stretch of wilderness under its care has two additional overseers: a pair of eagles. The birds patrol 30 acres of sheltered trails, two open fields, and miles of marshes, watching visitors as they paddle rental canoes and kayaks down the pristine Kishwaukee River, which has been rated as one of the three cleanest rivers in the state. Visitors aren't alone, though. Beavers, turtles, otters, and sandhill cranes make their homes on the bank, sharing the shore with endangered black terns and mulberry wing butterflies. They move amidst towering trees, including the sycamores that gave the river its name, a Potawatomi word for river of the sycamore. Like a grumpy scorpion, the river's flourishing ecosystem benefits from minimal and respectful human contact. Larsen's Landing Outfitters preserves this status while still permitting visitors to explore the environment. The staff plans canoe, kayak, and camping trips with package options, from tutorials on steering a boat to picnic buffets. Travelers can park their vessels at any point to indulge in a swim, go fishing, or relax on a sandbar—and at overnight sites, campfires and pig roasts imbue the air with nostalgic, smoky aromas.
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    1951 New Milford School Rd.
    Rockford, IL US
  • Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden
    While strolling through the 155 acres of woods and gardens at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, visitors may notice a few odd specimens. Many of these experimental plants have been growing since 1910 and stand as the legacy of founder and landscape architect William Lincoln Taylor. Budding botanists will find speciality gardens dedicated to peonies, hostas, and rhododendrons, as well as woodland wildflowers and unique grasses. The Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden welcomes members and guests to explore these gardens, but also to learn about the environment during tours and educational programs. Members help keep the arboretum thriving with annual contributions, which they are rewarded for with benefits such as reciprocal membership at almost 300 gardens nationwide.
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    2715 S Main St.
    Rockford, IL US
  • Prairie View Golf Club
    facet: Main type: Traditional locale: en_US title: Prairie View Golf Club facet_type_id: 2ff81500-5f2c-1032-b67d-20f9a63190be html_text: |- Established: 1991 Reservations/Appointments: Recommended Staff Size: 11–25 people Average Duration of Services: 4+ hours Handicap Accessible: Yes Parking: Parking lot Architect James Spear designed Prairie View Golf Club as a reflection of the rolling grasslands that surround it. The course's bentgrass layout covers 7,158 yards, and is littered with dramatic bunkers, water hazards, subtle gradations, and ball washers filled with maple syrup, making all 18 holes uniquely challenging. The surrounding dolomite prairie—lovingly restored to its natural splendor by landscapers—provides a sumptuous feast for the eyes. The course's territory also incorporates a 15-acre practice area, where visitors can hone their skills before hitting the fairways. But views of the course are perhaps best enjoyed from the The Prairie Grass Pub, the many-windowed clubhouse restaurant that sits near the 18th green. When weather turns inclement, the staff tunes the three high-definition TVs to golfing events in other parts of the world. When the sky is clear, they seat and serve visitors on their covered 1,200-square-foot deck. Course at a Glance: 18-hole, par 72 course Total length of 7,158 yards from the back tees Course rating of 73.5 from the back tees Course slope of 133 from the back tees Four sets of tees per hole Scorecard
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    6734 North German Church Road
    Byron, IL US
  • Ingersoll Golf Course
    Encompassing a 6,107-yard 18-hole course and a four-hole learning facility, Ingersoll Golf Course showcases the most novice-friendly golfing experience in the Rockford Park District collection of courses. Named for Lieutenant Clayton Ingersoll, a pilot who lost his life in WWI, the 18-hole course has been fielding fairway-threading drives, careful lay-ups, and mesmerizing argyle combinations since 1922. Next to the course lies the Ingersoll Learning Links, added in 2004. With four holes ranging from 60 to 105 yards, the short course presents beginners—especially youngsters—with a low-stress learning facility for practicing new skills or testing out grandpa's hand-me-down crowbar clubs. Course at a Glance: 18-hole, par 71 course Total length of 6,107 yards from the back tees Course rating of 69 from the back tees Course slope of 114 from the back tees Two sets of tees per hole
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    101 Daisyfield Rd
    Rockford, IL US
  • Anderson Japanese Gardens
    After traveling to Japan in 1966 and to the Portland Japanese Garden soon thereafter, John Anderson found himself inspired by the country's lush landscape and tranquil gardens. In 1978, after returning to his home in Rockford, he partnered with expert designer Hoichi Kurisu to begin constructing Anderson Japanese Gardens—12 acres of paths, plants, and streams, as soothing as those John visited in Japan. The gardens still encourage a sense of calm and thoughtful reflection, as guided and self-guided tours stroll past undulating waterfalls, trickling across colorful flowers, beneath arched bridges, and over lily pads. Fruit blossoms on trees and bushes, sculptures stand very still, and koi fish flit about in a pond. On Thursdays, participants read from scripture, listen to music, and meditate during worship services, and a series of classes held onsite, such as origami and tai chi, impart Japanese traditions.
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    318 Spring Creek Road
    Rockford, IL US

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