- TripBuzz found 645 things to do with kids in or near Oak Park, Illinois, including 621 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chicago, Skokie, Glenview and West Chicago.
- From Gymnastics & Recreation Center to Ridgeland Common Park & Pool, the Oak Park area offers 108 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Theaters, Historic Homes and Water Parks.
- The village of Oak Park is located just outside of the West Side of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois. The over 50,000 residents find home in the areas 5 square miles, making for a populous community just out of the city. Oak Park maintains a rich culture of art, architecture and history, settled along Lake Chicago.
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As a city recreations center, Gymnastics & Recreation Center provides the community with classes for fitness and gymnastics. The center features an indoor gymnasium with amenities like trampolines, bars, and a foam pit.
Renovated in June 2014, the Ridgeland Common Park & Pool is also known as the Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex. Year round activities offered at the site are a regulation-sized ice arena, three activity/meeting rooms, indoor pool with children's wading area, and new locker room.
Wonder Works Children's Museum features creative play areas for children birth to age eight. The museum offers an outdoor organic garden and five 'experience zones' for children to explore. They also provide a puppet theater and four imaginary play areas.
Rehm Park & Pool is a large park featuring a 50 meter pool. The park offers an all-purpose field, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, a playground, and a picnic area. The pool includes an adult sun deck and concession stands.
Oak Park conservatory is nature at its best and in good hands. It is serene, exotic and awe inspiring. It's a community-oriented destination and the buildings are designed for plants and flowers that require different conditions to grow.
Spanning 4.43 acres, Mills Park offers nature areas, rental/banquet rooms, and the National Historic Landmark known as Pleasant Home. For children's entertainment, a 'nature discovery' play area is available, which includes a labyrinth modeled after Pleasant Home.
The mission of Terra Incognito is to encourage and promote work of the highest quality exhibitions and representation in the gallery. The facility includes semi-private and private studios, wood firing kilns, and classrooms.