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Easter Egg Hunts in the Western Suburbs

Kids love Easter Egg Hunts! It’s probably the fastest activity that they will ever do, but if your kids are anything like mine, they really look forward to it and have loved Easter Egg Hunts for years. Just remember to arrive early! We’ve gathered all of the egg hunts in the western suburbs to scope out! It’s an extensive list,…


Indoor Pools with Family Swim Times in the Western Suburbs

When the weather is chilly outside or the outdoor pools are closed, you can enjoy the water at one of these indoor pools with family swim times! We’ve got a full round-up of options in our area. This post is sponsored by Goldfish Swim School in Burr Ridge and British Swim School. Please check website links to verify the open…


Museum Adventure Pass: Free Admission and Discounts From Your Library

Here in Chicagoland, we’re pretty lucky. (Yes, I’ve been outside… but hear me out!) We’ve got an abundance of awesome museums and other educational attractions just minutes away. Exploring a new museum—or an old favorite—is the perfect way to keep the kids entertained on these cold, dreary days.  But it can also be pretty expensive. Did you know that you…


Summer Camps for Kids in the Western Suburbs

It’s time to register for summer camps! In this guide you will find camps for all ages – toddler through teen – and activities, including dance, gymnastics, STEAM, cooking, theater, soccer, volleyball, baking, cake decorating, engineering, science, nature, art, crafts, reading, voice, music, games, field trips, and outdoor adventures. Choose from the best summer camps for kids in the western suburbs! There…



Indoor Soccer Clubs, Classes and Camps

This list of indoor soccer options is sponsored by Glen Ellyn Park District and some of the soccer clubs have upgraded their listings in order to give you more information as well! Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center in Glen Ellyn is offering Bubble Soccer for ages 6-11 on Friday, December 1 from 6pm-7pm. Kids will have a blast as they…


Places to Bounce: Trampoline Parks and Inflatables

Did you know that bounding on a trampoline has many health benefits? Not only is it a fun form of exercise, bouncing on a trampoline may help balance and coordination, provide low impact cardiovascular activity, and improve lymphatic function. So how’s that for some all-around healthy fun for the entire family! See below for a list of indoor trampoline parks…


Indoor Swim Lessons

Summer is ending, but indoor swim lessons help kids stay pool-savvy all year long! I did swim lessons with my son when he was about 18 months old. Even though he wasn’t really learning how to swim, it helped him feel comfortable in the water—and oh man, did he nap well afterwards! (We recently listed five reasons to stay in…


Classes for Little Kids 0-5 Years Old

Thank you to Mattix Music Studio for sponsoring this extensive list of classes for kids ages 0-5! Make music an exciting part of your child’s life! Join Mattix Music Studio in Western Springs for private music lessons and Music Together® classes! We offer weekly piano, violin, cello, and viola lessons for students ages three and up. Our outstanding teachers use both traditional…


Volleyball for Kids: Leagues, Classes, Camps

Is your son or daughter interested in volleyball? There are many leagues, classes, and camps offered locally for kids from tots to teens. Check out our list of volleyball for kids and see what’s available near you! Thank you to Lions Jrs. for sponsoring this list of ways our kids can enjoy the sport of volleyball! The Lions Jrs. Fall…


Bring Your Swimming Indoors at Max Aquatics

There are some great programs coming up at Max Aquatics and they are offering 10% off swim lessons for Kidlist readers! For those of you who haven’t had a chance to check out this newer facility yet, Max Aquatics opened last March and has a 25 yard, 6 lane pool with swim classes, lap swimming, water fitness classes, party rentals and more located off…


Max Aquatics Grand Opening

The Grand Opening of Max Aquatics is Saturday, March 12! Max Aquatics is hosting an open house from 1-4pm for their Grand Opening with door prizes for the first 50 visitors, raffles, snorkel demonstrations, water aerobics clinics, and games for children, including an Easter egg hunt for children 6 and under and deep sea diving for treasure coin toss for children 7+….