At a glance, Commissioners Park in Frankfort, Illinois, looks like just another public park. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. Spanning 60 acres, Commissioners Park is the largest park in the Frankfort Park District. These 60 acres encompass many great amenities for you and your team to enjoy during your visit. Amenities include everything from sports venues for baseball, softball, soccer, and tennis matches to more unique features like the community-built Fort Frankfort playground, the Frankfort Bark Park, and the only lighted sledding hill in the area. Commissioners Park also features the Splash Pad water park and a one-mile walking trail, as well as concession and restroom facilities.

With so many fun things to do at Commissioners Park, it’s unlikely that your team will get bored during the downtime in between matches. There’s no need to worry if they do though. That’s because Frankfort and the surrounding area are home to fun entertainment options like an escape room, movie theater, and trampoline park. There are also plenty of kid-friendly restaurants to dine at near Commissioners Park when it’s time to grab a bite to eat too. No matter how you and your team decide to spend your time in this quaint Chicago suburb, you’re in store for an exceptional team travel experience.


Things to Do

Crisis Rooms

For an engaging teambuilding experience that’s fun for everyone, spend some time at Crisis Rooms during your stay in Frankfort. Located just under a 10-minute drive from Commissioners Park, Crisis Rooms is an escape room experience that’s bound to thrill even those who have already visited their fair share of escape rooms.

There are five uniquely-themed rooms for you to choose from at Crisis Rooms. The themes of these rooms range from a zombie apocalypse scenario to a murder mystery set in a dingy apartment. Although the theme of each room varies, the rules are the same. Upon entering the room, the door will be locked securely behind you. After that, it’ll be up to you and your team to complete the mission less than 60 minutes. To do so you’ll need to solve a series of brain teasing puzzles that are sure to put everyone’s problem-solving skills to the test. If you’re looking for a fun thing to do in Frankfort but don’t have a lot of free time, Crisis Rooms is a great choice! 20861 S La Grange Rd, Frankfort, IL 60423


CMP Tactical Lazer Tag

If you’re looking for a place near Commissioners Park where you and your team can take part in an afternoon of action-packed entertainment, check out CMP Tactical Lazer Tag. Unlike your everyday laser tag attraction, CMP Tactical Lazer Tag doesn’t feature wimpy plastic guns and corny glow-in-the-dark arenas. Games at CMP Tactical Lazer Tag take part in arenas that resemble realistic battlefields and players are equipped with all-metal rifles. You and your team will feel as if you’re in the middle of an action movie or video game as you take part in the exciting mission-based games offered at CMP Tactical Lazer Tag. 10315 Vans Dr, Frankfort, IL 60423


Emagine Frankfort

While in Frankfort, don’t just see a movie with your team. See it in style at Emagine Frankfort! This newly-opened movie theater boasts a series of state-of-the-art features and amenities that puts most other theaters to shame. First off, it’s equipped with a Dolby Atmos EMAX Theater. Featuring a gigantic screen that stretches from wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling and a booming sound system, this theater provides moviegoers with an immersive viewing experience that’s second to none.

Even if you don’t get the chance to enjoy a movie in the cutting-edge Dolby Atmos EMAX Theater, you and your team will still get the chance to enjoy lavish amenities such as leather, power-reclining seats; delicious concessions like specialty pizzas made fresh onsite in a stone oven and popcorn made with olive oil; and seating that you can reserve ahead of time through Emagine’s website or app. If you spend most of your day competing at Commissioners Park and can’t catch a movie until late at night, Emagine offers late night specials for tickets, concessions, and beverages that you can take advantage of. 19965 S La Grange Rd, Frankfort, IL 60423


Accelerate Indoor Speedway

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When you’ve got some downtime during your visit to Commissioners Park, get your hearts racing at Accelerate Indoor Speedway. At 75,000 square feet, this massive, state-of-the-art indoor kart racing facility offers the thrill of racing Formula One-inspired karts at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour. Their two Grand Prix-style tracks feature plenty of twists and turns that will challenge even the most seasoned speed demons.

In addition to kart racing, Accelerate Indoor Speedway features an arcade packed with the latest games and awesome prizes, as well as Victory Lap Bar & Grill, an onsite, full-service restaurant that serves plenty of kid-friendly favorites like burgers, tacos, pizzas, and more. 8580 Springlake Dr, Mokena, IL 60448


Gizmos Fun Factory

With over 47,000 square feet of attractions, party rooms, arcade games, and more, there’s never a dull moment at Gizmos Fun Factory. Although it’s located just over a 30-minute drive from Commissioners Park, this “indoor fun zone” is certainly worth visiting with your team while you’re in Frankfort.

There are just so many fun ways to play at Gizmos! Your team can fuel their competitive spirits as they test their skills on over 70 arcade games, duke it out in the Widget Whirl bumper cars and Junkyard Motors go-karts, or blast rouge robots in a two-story laser tag arena. For the daredevils and thrill-seekers on your team, Gizmos features Ratchets & Ropes, a three-story climbing and ropes course that’s even got a zip-line! If that’s still not enough high-flying fun to satisfy your team’s resident adrenaline junkies, they can also attempt to reach soaring heights on 29-foot-tall climbing walls.

When it’s time to take a break, grab a bite to eat at Concoction Café. This onsite eatery features a menu with plenty of shareable appetizers, sandwiches, salads, pizzas, and more. Those looking to satisfy their sweet tooth can do so with tasty treats like freshly baked chocolate chunk cookies and all kinds of different ice cream confections. 66 Orland Square Dr, Orland Park, IL 60462


Sky Zone

For one of the most fun workout experiences your team has ever had, hop, skip, and jump on over to Sky Zone. Featuring a trampoline-floored and walled freestyle jump court that makes exercise exciting for everyone, a visit to Sky Zone is sure to be a highlight of your team’s stay in Frankfort.

In addition to the freestyle jump court, Sky Zone offers plenty of other unique attractions like Skyslam, a slam dunk contest that takes place on a trampoline court and Foam Zone, a course where your team can catch huge air before landing safely in a cushioned pit filled with foam squares. Play one game or play them all! 66 Orland Square Dr B, Orland Park, IL 60462


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Places to Eat

White Street Café

As you probably know all too well, good food can be hard to come by when your team is busy with traveling and competing. Luckily that won’t be the case while you’re in Frankfort. That’s because Commissioners Park is located just a couple miles from White Street Café. This quaint, family-owned restaurant cooks up plenty of delicious dishes for prices that won’t eat up your budget. Their menu includes breakfast favorites like biscuits and gravy, omelettes, and Belgian waffles served all day, along with lunchtime offerings like soups, salads, sandwiches, and more. 11 S White St, Frankfort, IL 60423


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For a taste of the South in the heart of the Midwest, enjoy a meal with your team at Chef Klaus’ Country Cookin’ Restaurant. In true country fashion, Chef Klaus’ specializes in serving up hearty comfort food classics for both breakfast and lunch. These include potato skillets topped with everything from fresh vegetables to savory meats like bacon and sausage, country fried steak smothered in country gravy, and juicy half-pound burgers. If you prefer food with international flare, Chef Klaus’ menu also includes some traditional German dishes as well, such as schnitzel, roast pork loin, and beefy pot roast. 8450 W 191st St, Mokena, IL 60448


Bulldog Ale House

Don’t let the name fool you; there’s more to enjoy at Bulldog Ale House than just their extensive selection of beers. They’ve also got a menu loaded with so many delicious dishes that there’s sure to be something for everyone on your team to enjoy. Whether you’re in the mood for a basket of crispy Buffalo wings or a flavorful French dip sandwich, Bulldog Ale House has got you covered. Other menu items include burgers, salads, wraps, and more, as well as appetizers like pulled chicken nachos and crispy Buffalo spring rolls that are perfect for sharing or keeping all to yourself. 2387 E Joliet Hwy, New Lenox, IL 60451


Country Charm Restaurant

Since opening in 1984, Country Charm Restaurant has been where locals go for a delicious meal in a welcoming, family-friendly atmosphere. So, during your team’s visit to Commissioners Park, do as the locals do and enjoy breakfast or lunch at this down-home eatery.

On the breakfast menu at Country Charm you’ll find country classics like omelettes, biscuits topped with sausage gravy, and fluffy French toast. If you’re in the mood for something out of the ordinary to start your day, they also offer plenty of unique dishes you won’t find anywhere else, such as breakfast tacos filled with scrambled eggs, chorizo, lettuce, and tomato and Eggs Benedict made with tender crab cakes. For lunch, Country Charm serves up sandwiches piled high with everything from Italian sausage to turkey and Swiss; crisp, fresh salads; burgers made with premium Black Angus beef; and so much more. 101 Lincolnway Dr, New Lenox, IL 60451


Your team’s visit to Commissioners Park doesn’t have to be just another typical team travel experience. Don’t plan on just spending all of your time at the park or your hotel. With so much to see and do in and around Frankfort, you and your team will have plenty of opportunities to make awesome memories you’ll fondly look back on for years to come.