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Recreation in Chicago, Illinois

Lakes & Marinas

  • Shabbona Lake
    4201 Shabbona Grove Road, Chicago, IL 60115
    Located Off Highway 30 in Shabbona
    815-824-2106, This 318 acre man-made lake is the first and only lake in Illinois designed just for fishing. A 150 site campground, as well as facilities for picnicking, camping,... more info


  • 10pin Bowling Lounge
    330 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60610
    Located in Marina City
    312-644-0300, Bowling has changed and 10pin is taking you along for the ride. With 24 lanes, club quality audio equipment, an extensive martini list, plush seating, hors d’oeuvres,... more info  map

  • Centennial Lanes
    16050 Centennial Circle, Chicago, IL 60477
    Located in Tinley Park
    708-633-0500, Award-winning, ultra modern, totally computerized bowling center that includes a banquet facility, pro shop, snack bar, and cocktail lounge.  more info  map

  • Southport Lanes and Billiards
    3325 North Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657
    773-472-6600, The last and only handset bowling lane facility in Chicago, this bowling center is housed in an antique Schlitz bar and includes six regulation pool tables, as well as a... more info  map


  • Bike Chicago Rentals and Tours
    239 East Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601
    Located at Millennium Park
    312-595-9600, One of six Bike Chicago Rentals and Tours locations in the Chicago area, this fully insured company has a vast selection of mountain bikes, road bikes, comfort bikes,... more info  map


  • Balmoral Woods Country Club
    26732 South Balmoral Woods Drive, Chicago, IL 60417
    Located in Crete
    708-672-7448, Rated a Four Star facility by Golf Digest, this 18 hole championship golf course cuts through 10,000 oak trees and features water hazards on nine of the holes. A... more info  map

  • Broken Arrow Golf Club
    16325 West Broken Arrow Drive, Chicago, IL 60441
    Located in Lockport
    815-836-8858, Nestled on over 215 acres, this Bob Lohmann Course designed, 27 hole championship golf course features three unique nine hole layouts, as well as three 18 hole... more info  map

  • Cog Hill Golf & Country Club
    12294 Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL 60439
    Located in Lemont
    630-257-5872, Listed as one of the "100 most testing courses" in the United States by Golf Digest, this golf complex was established in 1927 and features four challenging 18 hole... more info  map

  • Odyssey Golf Course
    19110 South Ridgeland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60477
    Located in Tinley Park
    708-429-3800, One of the Chicagoland's top ranked and most beautiful and challenging courses, this 18 hole, par 72 championship golf course was designed by two time U.S. Open Champion... more info  map

  • Silver Lake Country Club
    147th Street and 82nd Avenue, Chicago, IL 60462
    Located in Orland Park
    708-349-6940, Three uniquely different golf courses are on site at this country club that offers 45 beautiful and challenging holes of golf. An attractive clubhouse is also on site... more info

Hiking & Climbing

  • Illinois and Michigan Canal, The
    25 East Washington Street, Suite 1650, Chicago, IL 60602
    312-427-3668, Take a walk back into history along the old tow path of the Illinois and Michigan Canal that features nearly five miles of trails that are available for walking, hiking,... more info  map


  • Chicago Sailboat Charters
    400 West Belmont Harbor Drive, Chicago, IL 60657
    Belmont Harbor
    773-236-7245, Chicago Sailboat Charters offers private and semi-private sailboat tours of Lake Michigan near Chicago.  more info  map

  • Chicago Sailing
    Located at the North End of Belmont Harbor
    773-871-7245, A U.S. Sailing certified school, Chicago Sailing's professionals provide lessons for all skill levels on J/22s and J/30s, Hunter 326's, and larger boats. Rentals,... more info

  • Windy City Sailing
    West Belmont Harbor Drive, Chicago, IL 60613
    773-868-0096, Windy City Sailing provides world-class recreational, romantic, and educational sailing experiences to individuals and small groups in Chicago. Group and private sailing... more info  map


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