- The list below includes 76 free or cheap things to do in or near Dekalb, Illinois, including 104 different types of inexpensive activities like Bowling, Movie Theaters, Other Entertainment and History Museums.
- From Dekalb Park District to Northern Illinois University Athletics, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Dekalb and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Geneva, St. Charles, Batavia and Elgin.
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172 S Circle Avenue, Bloomingdale, IL 60108 MoreLess Info
Established in 1964, the Bloomingdale Park District is an organization that strives to provide recreational activities and facilities to the local residents. The district contains over a dozen parks located on over 160 acres of land in total.
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212 W Main Street, Barrington, IL 60010 MoreLess Info
Barrington Area Historical Society was founded in 1968 by local residents dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Barrington area. Today, the Society features exhibits, events, tours, a Society Store, gallery and archive facility.
A historical theater, featuring one screen, the Catlow Theater in Barrington, Illinois once showed silent films in the late 1920's. The old-time movie theater, made in the Tudor Revival style, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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49 Diecke Drive, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 MoreLess Info
A family oriented health, fitness, and recreation facility, the BR Ryall YMCA of Northwestern DuPage County features a variety of amenities. The facility has weight and cardio exercise equipment, courts for various indoor sports, and classes and clinics on offer.
Langendorf Park has a little something for everyone to enjoy, including a fitness center, gymnasium with a track, a skate park and three playgrounds. An aquatic center is also available, along with sand volleyball courts, batting cages and indoor golf.
Originally dedicated to men and women who have participated in the armed forces, Veterans Gateway Park is a community park that also functions as a gateway to Town Square. The park contains laser engraved bricks to commemorate individual veterans services.
With many sports field to choose from, Ron Beese Park offers visitors outdoor activities like lacrosse, baseball, football, soccer, and more. In addition to sports fields, the park has picnic shelters, community gardens, and a team challenge course.