- The list below includes 549 free or cheap things to do in or near Wilmette, Illinois, including 109 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Skating Rinks, Hiking Trails and Bowling.
- From Gillson Park to Roemer Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wilmette and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Oak Park and Evanston.
The Golf View Recreation Center is a recreational golf facility that features an indoor track, a concessions stand, a fitness room, and a 2-court gymnasium. The center also has a locker room and shower facilities.
A fenced-in section of Gallery Park, Little Bear Garden is designed for smaller children to play and explore. There is a storytelling corner that often features live storytelling, as well as a shrubbery maze and a splash play area.
Surrounding Lake Glenview, Gallery Park is an interactive park where locals can hike three different trails, fish at 8 designated locations, catch a performance at the amphitheater, or play a game at one of the many ball fields.
A community center for sports, play, and care, Grennan Heights Park contains a wooden floor basketball court, outdoor basketball and tennis courts, a playground, preschool, athletic programs, and open gym for all ages.
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There 16 permanent exhibitions at the Kohl Children's Museum, from domains such as Adventure in Art, Car Care, and Pet Vet. Special programs are organized in here all around the year, while it can also support special private events, such as birthday parties.
Bunker Hill Forest Preserve is a large park that offers scenic views of nature, trails for walking or jogging and ample space for picnics. The park also serves as an outdoor venue for any event with proper county permits.