- The list below includes 433 free or cheap things to do in or near Batavia, Illinois, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Art Gallery, Arts Centers and History Museums.
- From Red Oak Nature Center to Batavia Bark Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Batavia and in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Chicago, Lombard, Aurora and Naperville.
The Zion Leisure Center is a park and recreation center that hosts a variety of programs and special events. Guests can swim, golf, use the fitness center, or participate in after school or preschool programs.
Founded in 1946, the Zion Park District is a government-run department focused on maintaining parks and offering recreational facilities to the local community. In total, the department oversees more than 752 acres in the many community parks.
Sinnissippi Park is located on the banks of the Rock River and features hiking, biking or walking paths among beautiful gardens. Spend the day exploring sculptures, having a picnic or enjoying a concert at the band shell.
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Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens is a botanical garden featuring over 11,000 sq ft. of plant exhibition. Water fountains and falls, a pedestrian bridge, patios, walkways and seating areas set the stage for beautiful tropical plants and featured events.
Featuring designated public skating hours, Carlson Artic Ice Arena offers visitors a 185 foot long ice arena that hosts both youth and adult hockey programs. The arena also hosts freestyle figure skating sessions.
The Enchanted Forrest is a 36,000 square foot playhouse, where children can glide on inflatable slides, try a laser tag game, mini golf or any of the many video games. In here, the entire family can have a good time at the local pizza store.