Tot Open Gyms {Winter 2017}

Winter is long and cold, but the kids are still full of energy. If you’re tired of them running laps around your house and using your couch as a tumbling mat, head to the gym! Tot Open Gyms vary by location and can feature anything from large blocks and mats, to small indoor playgrounds, ride-ons and more.

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Tot Open Gyms in Lake County


Make sure to check all the sites links as hours and times are subject to change due to special events or school closings.

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday
Jump to bottom for a printable week-at-a-glance calendar

Monday Tot Open Gyms

Parent/Tot Gym
Sullivan Community Center Gym
635 North Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills | (847) 996-6800
8:30 – 10:30 a.m., Mondays and Thursdays.
$3 (resident), $4 (non-resident); 10-punch pass available for $25 (resident) /$35 (non-resident).
For children ages 1-4, with a parent. Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball hoops. Parents must supervise their children.

Toddler Open Gym
Hunt Club Community Center 

920 Hunt Club Rd., Gurnee | (847) 623-7788
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m, Mondays through March 30.
$4 (resident) / $5 (non-resident); 10-visit punch passes available for $35 (resident) /$44 (non-resident).
Bring your tot to play with scooters, beanbags, balls and more! This is a great, non-structured environment for both you and your child (or grandchild) to gather and socialize. Parent must remain on-site with children and supervise their play.

Preschool Open Gym 
Wauconda Community Center
600 North Main Street, Wauconda | (847) 526-3610
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday through May 19.
FREE, for children who walk, through age five, with a parent.
Come for open play at the Community Center Gym. During the unstructured play, children can socialize through group and parallel play. This is a drop-in program, no advance registration is necessary. Parent/guardian must stay with their children at all times in the gym. No supervision is provided.

Gymnastics Open Gym
The Gymnastics Factory
888 E Belvidere Rd #202, Grayslake | (847) 223-1555
11:00 a.m. – Noon, Admission $5
Enjoy the use of the gymnastics gym during open gym for all ages.

Tot Open Gym
Glencoe Park District
999 Green Bay Rd., Glencoe | (847) 835-3030
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday; Saturday, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$2 (resident)/ $3 (non-resident); 10-visit punch pass is $20.
Children age three and younger.
Let’s move! Little ones will love exploring our child-friendly indoor play area each week. Kids can run, jump, climb, and play at Glencoe’s only indoor tot gym.

Gymnastics Open Gym 
American Eagles Gymnastics
701 Sunset Dr, Round Lake | (847) 201-1567
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. $5
Come play at open gym for all ages. There is a special preschool only area if you have very little ones. 

Tot Time Open Gym 
The Gymspot
915 Tower Rd., Mundelein | (847)691-6609
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.
$5 (member) / $7 (non-member).
Ages 18-months through kindergarten.
Provide your children with some additional practice, under the supervision of a qualified staff member (caregivers must stay).

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Tuesday Tot Open Gyms

Imagination Playground
Leisure Center Sports Arena
2400 Dowie Memorial Drive, Zion | (847) 746-5500
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of the month.
$2 per child, adults are free.
For children ages 2-12.
A trained staff member will be on site to facilitate creative play throughout the open play hours of the Imagination Playground.

Toddler Open Gym
Hunt Club Community Center
920 Hunt Club Rd., Gurnee | (847) 623-7788
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Tuesdays through March 30.
$5 (non-resident), $4 (resident); 10-visit punch passes available $35 (resident) / $44 (non-resident).
Bring your tot to play with scooters, beanbags, balls and more! This is a great, non-structured environment for both you and your child (or grandchild) to gather and socialize. Parent must remain on-site with children and supervise their play.

Gymnastics Open Gym
The Gymnastics Factory
888 E Belvidere Rd #202, Grayslake | (847) 223-1555
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. $5
Enjoy the use of the gymnastics gym during open gym for all ages.

Gymnastics Open Gym 
American Eagles Gymnastics
701 Sunset Dr, Round Lake | (847) 201-1567
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. $5
Come play at open gym for all ages. There is a special preschool only area if you have very little ones. 

Tot Open Gym
Glencoe Park District
999 Green Bay Rd., Glencoe | (847)835-3030
12:00 p.m. – 3:00p.m., Monday through Friday, and Saturday, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$2 (resident)/ $3 (non-resident), 10-visit punch pass available for $20.
Children age three and younger.
Let’s move! Little ones will love exploring our child-friendly indoor play area each week. Kids can run, jump, climb, and play at Glencoe’s only indoor tot gym.

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Wednesday Tot Open Gyms

Tot Open Gym
Grayslake Recreation Center
240 C0mmerce Dr., Grayslake | (847) 223-7529
10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Wednesday and Friday.
$3 (resident) / $5 (non-resident); 12-visit punch pass available $33 (resident) / $57 (non-resident)
For children who can walk, through age six. The gym is open for your enjoyment! This is an unstructured, parent-supervised program. The Park District will supply everything you need to have fun with your child. Their is no commitment, fees are collected daily at the registration desk.

Preschool Open Gym
Wauconda Community Center
600 North Main Street, Wauconda | (847) 526-3610
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
FREE, for children who can walk, through age five, with a parent.
Come for open play at the Community Center Gym. During the unstructured play, children can socialize through group and parallel play. This is a drop-in program, no advance registration is necessary. Parent or guardian must stay with their children at all times in the gym. No supervision is provided.

Parent/Child Open Gym
Centennial Ice Arena (Gymnastics Studio is housed in same building.)
Gymnastics Studio
3100 Trail Way, Highland Park | (847) 432-4790
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
For children age 18 months through six  years.
Fee is $6 per child.

Parent Tot Time Out
Lindenhurst Park District
2200 Grass Lake Rd., Lindenhurst | (847)356-6011
11:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Wednesdays.
Fee is $3 for the first child, $1 Sibling Fee, and caregivers are FREE.
This program is for you if you need to get out of the house, meet other parents, and let your children burn off some excess energy! Equipment such as balls, mats, toys, and more will be available for your child to play with while you chat with other parents or join in on the fun! This is a drop in program; there will be no instruction. Parents must supervise their children at all times.

Gymnastics Open Gym 
American Eagles Gymnastics
701 Sunset Dr, Round Lake | (847) 201-1567
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. $5
Come play at open gym for all ages. There is a special preschool only area if you have very little ones. 

Tot Open Gym
Glencoe Park District
999 Green Bay Rd., Glencoe |(847)835-3030
12:00 p.m. – 3:00p.m., Monday through Friday; Saturday, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$2 (resident)/ $3 (non-resident), 10-visit punch pass is $20.
Children ages three and younger. Let’s move! Little ones will love exploring our child-friendly indoor play area each week. Kids can run, jump, climb, and play at Glencoe’s only indoor tot gym.

Tot Time Open Gym
The Gymspot
915 Tower Rd., Mundelein | 847-691-6609
2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Wednesdays.
$5 (members) / $7 (non-members).
For children age 18 months through kindergarten. Provide your children with some additional practice, under the supervision of a qualified staff member (caregivers stay).

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Thursday Tot Open Gyms

Parent Tot Playtime
Round Lake Park District
Robert W. Rolek Community Center
814 Hart Rd., Round Lake | (847) 546-8558
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Thursdays.
Daily drop-in fee is $8 per child.
For children ages 1-5 years. This is a manipulative playtime with balls, building blocks, trains, interactive games like bowling, and more!

Parent/Tot Gym
Sullivan Community Center Gym
635 North Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills | (847) 996-6800
8:30 – 10:30 a.m., Mondays and Thursdays.
$3 (resident) / $4 (non-resident); 10-punch pass available for $25 (resident) /$35 (non-resident).
For ages 1-4, plus parent. Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball hoops. Parents must supervise their children.

Tot Open Gym
Glencoe Park District
999 Green Bay Rd., Glencoe|(847)835-3030
12:00 p.m. – 3:00p.m., Monday through Friday; Saturday, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$2 (resident) / $3 (non-resident); 10-visit punch pass is $20.
Children age three and younger. Let’s move! Little ones will love exploring our child-friendly indoor play area each week.Kids can run, jump, climb, and play at Glencoe’s only indoor tot gym.

Toddler Open Gym
Hunt Club Community Center
920 Hunt Club Rd., Gurnee | (847) 623-7788
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Thursdays through March 30.
$4 (resident) child, $5 (non-resident); 10-visit punch passes available $35 (resident) /$44 (resident).
Bring your tot to play with scooters, beanbags, balls and more! This is a great, non-structured environment for both you and your child (or grandchild) to gather and socialize. Parent must remain on-site with children and supervise their play.

Mom and Tot Open Gym
Mundelein Park District Community Center
1401 N. Midlothian Rd., Mundelein | (847)566-0650
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays through April 28.
Cost is $3 per child.
This is a non-structured, drop-in program held in the gymnasium. Parents must remain with children

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Friday Tot Open Gyms

Mom and Tot Open Gym
Mundelein Park District Community Center
1401 N. Midlothian Rd., Mundelein | (847) 566-0650
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. through April 28.
Cost is $3 per child.
This is a non-structured, drop-in program held in the gymnasium. Parents must remain with children.

Preschool Open Gym
Wauconda Community Center
600 North Main Street, Wauconda | (847)526-3610
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
FREE ; for children that walk, through age five, with a parent.
Come for open play at the Community Center gym. During the unstructured play, children can socialize through group and parallel play. This is a drop-in program, no advance registration is necessary. Parent/guardian must stay with their children at all times in the gym. No supervision is provided.

Tot Open Gym
Glencoe Park District
999 Green Bay Rd., Glencoe | (847) 835-3030
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday; Saturday 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$2 (resident) / $3 (non-resident); 10-visit punch pass is $20.
Children age three and younger.  Let’s move! Little ones will love exploring our child-friendly indoor play area each week. Kids can run, jump, climb, and play at Glencoe’s only indoor tot gym.

Ultimate Gymnastics Open Gym
Ultimate Gymnastics
1018 Tri State Pkwy, Gurnee | (847)856-8573
12:30-2:00 p.m.
$10 members, $15 non-members
Come to open gym on Fridays for non-stop fun for all ages. Enjoy time on the in-ground trampolines, pits, tumble tracks, and their three inflatable bounce houses.  Open gym is for kids of all ages and abilities.

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You can print this handy schedule out with the open gyms listed by day. Hang it on the fridge or leave it for grandma, the babysitter, whoever. Click on the image to open a new window and print.

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