- The list below includes 704 free or cheap things to do in or near Elmhurst, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Bike Paths, Family Fun Center and Playgrounds.
- From Wilder Park to Berens Park Playground, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Elmhurst and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
At the Pleasant Prairie RecPlex, people can take exercise classes, swim, play in an indoor waterpark, play on the two NHL regulation ice arenas, and shoot archery, and use the daycare. People can also play many types of ball including basketball, baseball, football, racquetball, pickleball, soccer, softball.
With access to a beach and fishing pier, Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk is a popular location for activities and scenic views. It includes a 3,500 square foot public pavilion with restrooms, a snack bar and a meeting room.
During the summer, Camp Lakota runs a campground for families to set up tent in. The staff provides outdoor meals and the grounds include an archery course, climbing wall, and pool. Boy scouts can use the facilities year round.
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Offering RealD 3D technology, AMC Showplace Hobart 12 shows the latest indie and blockbuster films in its auditoriums. Its concession stand offers standard movie snacks like popcorn, in addition to chicken tenders and fruit flavored sodas.
Designed for the whole family, Camelot Bowling Centers Inc. features 48 lanes and leagues for every age and gender. The center also features a multi-use indoor sportsplex for hockey, softball, soccer and roller derby.
Hosting bowling leagues and tournaments, Camelot Bowling Center offers recreational bowling to the public. In addition to the lounge, the bowling alley has a snack shop where visitors can purchase appetizers, pizza, and dessert.