- The list below includes 597 free or cheap things to do in or near Glenview, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Swimming Pool, Playgrounds and Movie Theaters.
- From Little Bear Garden to Valley-Lo Sports Club, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Glenview and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
A 12-screen movie theater, AMC Showplace Niles 12 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers stadium seating, a party room, theater rentals, reserved seating and a concession area with food and drinks.
86% 7 votes
4866 Dempster Street, Skokie, IL 60077 MoreLess Info
Paintball Explosion Retail Store is a paintball supply shop that features an array of guns, paintballs, gear, apparel, and accessories. The staff is very knowledgeable about the sport, as most are referees.
Centennial Ice Rink has a main rink and a studio rink where visitors can skate or play hockey or broomball, and where all equipment and the rinks can be rented. It has a concession stand with snacks and refreshments.
75% 4 votes
The Centennial Family Aquatic Center is a family friendly water park that features a 50-meter pool with 8 lap lanes, a wading pool with a tot slide, and locker room facilities. The center also has a leisure pool.
Centennial Tennis Courts of Wilmette offer visitors a great location for sports play when visiting. Non-members may reserve one of the eight indoor court spaces twenty-four hours in advanced and have access to the locker rooms and pro shop.
100% 2 votes
9831 N Milwke Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60016 MoreLess Info
Run by the University of Illinois Chicago, James Woodworth Prairie Preserve has exhibits that show Native American artifacts, fossils, and educational displays. Visitors can explore the prairie to see wildflowers, kill deer, and cicada.
At Thornwood Park, visitors can enjoy recreational activities like tennis, baseball, and ice skating. The park has a playground with swings, a climbing structure, and monkey bars. There are also several walking paths for joggers.