If you want to feel like a little kid again, Sky High Sports is the place to go. It's an all-ages indoor park with wall-to-wall (and in some cases, wall-to-ceiling) trampolines as its main attraction. And with a location just north of Chicago, you can practically jump there from downtown.
Organized activities are also a great part about Sky High -- and trampoline dodgeball is not to be missed. According to Sky High themselves, they have "redefined" the classic game with moves such as the "Bounce, Twist and Dodge." Get extra power behind those throws when you use their specially designed trampolines to improve your jumps and your game.
Safety is always top priority at Sky High, so expect to wait your turn for a chance at the foam pit. Employees are stationed at the edge of the pit to ensure the process goes smoothly. Frog leap across a series of trampolines, or launch yourself from horizontally-placed trampolines on the walls and show off your best flips. The foam cubes in the pit are both safe and comfy -- you might never want to leave the pit once you land.
If you're looking to have fun with friends without missing a workout, Sky High offers AIRobics, classes that combine cardio with trampolining. Perfect both for pros and the less athletically inclined, AIRobics will have you doing moves that will burn over 1000 calories. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and Saturdays at 9:00 a.m., and cost just $8 to participate.
If you need a break from trampolining, Sky High provides other forms of entertainment as well. Old school arcade games are scattered throughout the facility, from air hockey to foosball, there are over a dozen games you can play.It's good, clean (and cheap) fun and the perfect place to expend energy with friends, or take your younger family members. If you're over the age of 21, Sky High is open until midnight -- if you want to avoid crowds and birthday parties, go after 7:00 p.m on weekends.
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