Burn the Fat! Skokie Exploritorium Indoor Play

  • June 24, 2014 · 10:00 AM
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Chicago Dads Group @ Skokie Exploritorium

Skokie Park District's "Exploritorium" is similar to a typical children's museum but this place also has some additional interactive play activities, including arts/crafts area, costume dress-up/stage area, table train area, block building area, a water feature, toddler play area, plus a large two-story playground structure with a tunnel maze, tube slides, bridges, climbing stairs/steps, zip line that even the adults can play on with their kids.  Looks like a fun, safe place for the kids to play and explore ~ lets try it out!

FYI ~ Strollers are not allowed past the entrance gate, so pack the diaper bag accordingly.  This place does not have an onsite cafe, only a few vending machines near the entrance and a few small four person tables/chairs to use behind the entry gate, so pack a lunch and/or bring some snacks for the gang and make a day of it.  No food/drink is allowed in the play area.  Plenty of FREE onsite parking.  

Cost: $5 per person including adults, (FREE under 12 months)

For those of you who are in city and prefer to use pubic transportation; the Exploritorium is located directly across the street from the CTA Yellow Line @ Oakton-Skokie Station.

RSVP (+kids) if you plan on joining us here. 

Hope to see you all there!


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  • Michael V.

    Oliver and I had a great time, despite the tantrum when leaving. We both climbed to the top if the jungle gym and went down the green and yellow slides. I'm thinking that'll be the last time I go up there. I'm just not the contortionist I used to be!!!

    2 · June 25

  • Brian D.

    I got word that everyone had a blast and it was not very busy there to which is always a plus...

    June 25

  • Mike

    Jovan and I are here.

    June 24

  • mike

    Not sure going to make it today Timmy still has fever. What a long night

    June 24

  • Mark S.

    There's an ice cream parlor called Village Creamery across the street that we like to visit - they have exotic Asian flavors there.

    2 · June 23

    • Mark S.

      Brian, my kids have kind of aged out of the playgroups (they are now 6 and 10). I enjoy seeing all the energy and new ideas for venues you've been putting into making this group grow; it's just that they are at a point where they want more to hang out with school friends rather than with the dad group at the park, which they happily did when they were 3 and 7. :)

      June 23

    • Brian D.

      I understand now. Thanks for the complment and we appreciate all your tips, keep them coming... hope that you will be able to join us for DNO's and/or golf outings :)

      June 24

  • Brian D.

    Second time I had to back out of the Playgroup @ Skokie Exploritorium for my kids being ill, what's up with that?

    June 23

    • Brian D.

      I am hoping third time is a charm...

      June 23

  • mike

    You can buy punch cards for this place at the front desk and save money. This was my go go place in the winter when it was to cold to go outside

    May 21

    • mike

      Yeah true just I was taking 4 kids plus myself. Don't understand why have to pay for yourself there. So saving 50 cents per kid not much but it adds up lol

      1 · May 22

    • Mike

      I'm a version of my mother; chasing savings here and there.

      4 · May 22

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