Aurora, Illinois

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Aurora, Illinois, USA

Recreation in Aurora, Illinois

Lakes & Marinas

  • Mastodon Lake
    Smith Boulevard at Ray Moses Drive, Aurora, IL 60505
    Located at Phillips Park
    630-898-7228, Remains of the extinct elephant-like Mastodon were found in this 28 acre fishing lake in the 1930's and visitors to the lake can see a life size sculpture of a Mastodon... more info  map


  • Parkside Lanes
    34 W 185 Montgomery Road, Aurora, IL 60504
    Located Next to Aurora Roller Skating Rink
    630-898-5678, A 54 lane bowling center that offers fun for the whole family and includes a lounge bar, billiards, a restaurant, a game room, and a well stocked pro shop. ... more info  map


  • Orchard Valley Golf Course
    2411 West Illinois Avenue, Aurora, IL 60506
    630-907-0500, One of Chicagoland's top five golf courses, this public 18 hole, 6,800 yard, par 72 championship course offers the appropriate challenge to all skill levels and includes... more info  map

  • Valley Green Executive Golf Course
    314 Kingswood Drive, Aurora, IL 60542
    Located in North Aurora
    630-897-3000, An excellent 18 hole, public executive golf course that features tree-lined fairways, medium sized greens, and plenty of water hazards and sand bunkers coming into play.... more info  map

Hiking & Climbing

  • Vertical Reality Indoor Rock Climbing Gym
    732 Prairie Street, Aurora, IL 60506
    Located Inside Luigi's Pizza & Fun Center
    630-892-1109, You will find 8,000 square feet of climbing space, including a peak height of 32 feet and 37 top ropes with numerous rated and unrated climbing routes, while at this... more info  map

  • Virgil L. Gilman Trail
    Located on Hill Avenue Near Route 34
    630-377-6161, This 12 mile trail begins east of Aurora and passes through Aurora's southside neighborhoods along an abandoned railroad and makes its way to Waubonsee Community College... more info  map


  • Fox Valley Ice Arena
    1996 South Kirk Road, Aurora, IL 60134
    Located in Geneva
    630-262-0690, Home of the Chicago Freeze hockey team, this full service skating facility offers public skating, hockey, and figure skating, as well as ice rental times, a 20,000... more info  map


  • Civic Center Aquatic Park
    5 Ashlawn Avenue, Oswego, IL 60538
    630-554-1010, A community water park that contains a flume waterslide, two drop slides, tubes, a zero depth pool, a sand play area, lap lanes, poolside recliners, and a large... more info  map

  • Splash Country Water Park
    195 South Barnes Road, Aurora, IL 60506
    630-906-7981, This deluxe water park contains a six lane zero depth pool with children's play features, the second largest lazy river in Illinois, enclosed and open tube/flume slides,... more info  map


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