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7 Chicago Indoor Sports Facilities to Visit This Winter

    7 Chicago Indoor Sports Facilities to Visit This Winter

    We've enjoyed a taste of Indian summer this week, with temps in the 70s. But that's a tease and soon we'll be cursing the bitter cold and wishing for summer again. You can either spend your winter under a blanket watching Netflix or you can head to these indoor sports facilities and get your heart rate pumping.

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    Chicago Indoor Sports

    Chicago Indoor Sports

    Location: 3900 S Ashland
    Size: 90k SF
    Sports: Soccer, lacrosse, flag football, field hockey, rugby, cricket

    This state-of-the-art facility in McKinley Park features four large indoor soccer fields, optimally designed for the best sporting experience. It hosts leagues year-round and the space includes a lounge for relaxing after your workout.

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    Brooklyn Boulders

    Brooklyn Boulders

    Location: 100 S Morgan
    Size: 25k SF
    Sports: Rock Climbing

    The West Loop outpost of this national chain features roped and free-climb bouldering walls, yoga, a fitness room and event spaces for that corporate holiday party.

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    McFetridge Sports Center

    McFetridge Sports Center

    Location: 3900 N California
    Size: 65k SF
    Sports: Hockey, ice skating, tennis

    Ice skating and hockey enthusiasts flock to the Park District's only indoor ice rink year-round, and for good reason. The NHL-sized rink boasts one of the best surfaces in town. If skating isn't your thing, McFetrdige has six tournament-quality indoor tennis courts and a fitness room.

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    Sky High Sports

    Sky High Sports

    Location: 6424 Howard, Niles
    Size: 50k SF
    Sports: Trampolines, trampolines and more trampolines

    Trampoline parks are becoming more popular for their value and how much fun bouncing high in the air can be. Sky High offers freestyle trampoline time, trampoline dodgeball tournaments, AIRobics and Sky High Hoops, for those of you who want to imagine being Michael Jordan in his prime.

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    Whirlyball

    Whirlyball

    Location: 1825 W Webster
    Size: 50k SF
    Sports: Whirlyball, bowling, laser tag

    A combination of lacrosse, basketball and bumper cars, Whirlyball isn't a sport, per se, as much as it's a good time during the cold months. If that isn't your thing, the facility features a laser tag room and 12 bowling lanes.

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    Chitown Futbol

    Chitown Futbol

    Location: 2255 S Throop
    Size: 70k SF
    Sports: Soccer

    Chicago's premier indoor soccer facility features three playing fields in a repurposed warehouse. Leagues are year-round and range from youth soccer to co-ed. A gym is available for weightlifting and cardio, if the world's most popular sport isn't your thing.

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    Skatium Ice Arena

    Skatium Ice Arena

    Location: 9300 Weber Park Pl, Skokie
    Size: 35k SF
    Sports: Hockey, figure skating, ice skating

    Regardless of your skill level, you'll be right at home on this ice rink. In the summer, the rink becomes an inline skating surface.