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5 Things To Do in the South Elgin Area on a Cold, Winter Day

Thursday, January 9th, 2020
South Elgin Winter Activities

Living in South Elgin, IL, provides many benefits. Like the rest of the Midwest, winter can make you a little stir crazy. Luckily, there are many fun things you can do nearby on a cold, winter day. Below are some of our favorites.

Epic Air Trampoline Park

Enjoy trampoline basketball, dodgeball, foam pits and more at Epic Air Trampoline Park. The 30,000 square foot indoor park is great fun for all ages (there’s even a toddler area). You can easily spend a full day at Epic. They have a cafe with pizza, coffee, snacks and other items as well.

Epic Air Trampoline Park is located at 1675 N Lancaster Rd, South Elgin, IL. Visit their web site at epicairpark.com

The Centre of Elgin’s Adventure Island

Enjoy swimming on a cold, winter day at The Center of Elgin’s Adventure Island! With three pools, slides, and kid pools, you’re bound to have a great time. Adventure Island offers open swims every day during the winter. Check their web site at centreofelgin.org/aquatics/open-swim for details.

The Center of Elgin’s Adventure Island is located at 100 Symphony Way, Elgin, IL.

Rock Climbing at the Centre of Elgin

The Centre of Elgin also includes rock climbing. The climbing wall is designed for all climbing abilities, and for kids and adults. There is a total of 1,165 square feet of climbing surface.

For more information about rock climbing at the Centre of Elgin, visit centreofelgin.org/athletics/climbingwall

Elgin History Museum

Located in a historic building known as Old Main, the Elgin History Museum is a local favorite. Learn about Elgin National Watch Company, the Elgin Road Race, and much more.

The Elgin History Museum is open Wednesdays-Saturdays from 11 am – 4 pm. It is located at 360 Park Street, Elgin, IL. Learn more about the museum at elginhistory.org.

Bumble Bee Play Café

If you have kids that are going a little stir crazy in the winter, Bumble Bee Play Café is a great way to spend an afternoon. It is one of the largest indoor playgrounds in the area with two separate playrooms, a food and drink café and more. Kids can enjoy jump pads, slides, ball pits and pretend play activities while you relax with a good cup of coffee!

Bumble Bee Play Café is located at 1015 N Randall Road, Elgin, IL. Learn more about the café at bumblebeeplaycafe.com.