Joliet – Things to do with your Team

Joliet is located about 45 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. The city offers a family friendly atmosphere and a thriving business community. The centerpiece of cultural activity is the Rialto Square Theatre, a spectacular performing arts center featuring world-class entertainment. Also in Joliet is Union Station, a historic train station that connects Jolietans to neighboring cities all the way to Chicago. If you are bringing your team to the Joliet area, be sure to take a look at some of these activities for the team’s downtime.


Chicago Street Pinball Arcade

At Chicago Street Pinball Arcade, they keep alive the American spirit of Pinball. 90% of the world’s pinball have been manufactured in the Chicago area. It’s safe to say that Chicagoans know a thing or two about pinball.  Chicago Street Pinball Arcade shows off the region’s proud arcade game history. Hop from pinball machine to pinball machine and play as many as you want. The arcade structures its rates in two ways: under three hour and over three blocks. Pinball may not be the pinnacle of gaming anymore, but the game still invokes feelings of excitement. 215 N. Chicago Street, Joliet, IL, 60432


Sky Zone

Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. They are the inventors of “fun fitness” and the makers of trampolines as far as the eye can see. They give you one of the greatest workouts ever combined with awesome, healthy fun. Sky Zone has been voted the number one “out of the box” workout and the “best party ever.” Experience WOW – the weightlessness of bouncing, flipping and landing in a pit filled with 10,000 foam cubes. They are dedicated to providing you with the pure joy that comes with flying. They are sky lovers, thrill seekers and people who believe that jumping is freedom. 2318 Essington Road Joliet, IL 60435


Haunted Trails Family Amusement Park

Open year-round, Joliet’s Haunted Trails specializes in family-fun, birthday parties, group celebrations, company picnics, and events for all occasions and ages. Seasonal park attractions (open April thru October) include two 18-hole award-winning miniature-golf courses, two go-kart tracks, junior go-karts, laser tag, batting cages, and amusement rides. The Monster’s Tomb Game Room is open year-round and offers over 100 sports, video, and redemption games plus a large redemption prize center.

It’s adjacent to Charmin Charley’s 325 seat restaurant/party room which offers homemade pizza and a variety of sandwiches, burgers, and more. The Golfside Mini-Arcade (open April thru October) is located on the Midway by the Miniature Golf course. The  five acre tree-shaded picnic grove is available for company picnics and teambuilding events from 200 – 3,000 guests and features picnic tables, horseshoe pits, a baseball diamond, plenty of space for bean bag toss, volleyball, and other picnic games. 1423 N. Broadway,  Joliet, IL 60435


Family Fun Zone

Family Fun Zone provides entertainment and activities for kids and families including roller skating, laser tag, a full arcade with prizes, a restaurant, and a break room with many TVs for viewing. They make sure that kids are the superstars! Parents will love that they have a dedicated place to relax and keep a watch on their kids. They provide something for every member of the family, as well as a unique “wow” factor for group parties. Don’t delay and book today! It’s always a fun zone when you hangout at Family Fun Zone! 2333 Theodore St, Joliet, IL 60403


Statesville Haunted Prison and City of the Dead

Joliet - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsJust 13 miles north of Joliet in Crest Hill is Statesville Haunted Prison and City of the Dead. Here, no one escapes. After you find your way out of the mighty walls of Statesville, you must descend into the burial pit of City Of The Dead. In these caves and mine shafts you will find the mass graves of Statesville’s past inmates. Here, in the depths of this unholy tomb, the Gatekeeper has risen from the dead and the zombies are on the march. You must make it back to the surface before you become a permanent resident. Note: You must be 10 or older for this attraction and everyone 15 and under must be accompanied by a paid adult. 17250 S. Weber Road, Crest Hill, IL 60441


Town & Country Lanes

Town & Country Lanes is the largest family owned bowling center in the area. When was the last time you took your team bowling, tournament style? That’s right, keep the competition going off the field or court and let the team bowl for bragging rights. Town & Country Lanes has everything you need for a fun afternoon or evening, including their restaurant and bar, Jody’s Pizza & Grinders Bar.  Enjoy lane-side service while you bowl. 2231 W. Jefferson St Joliet Il 60435


CPX Sports

CPX Sports boasts 20+ Paintball fields, plus amenities that include electronic registration, pro shop complete with all the latest gear, full concession with food and beverages, theater for safety briefing, indoor rest rooms, Group party room, numerous pavilions for your paintball party staging, two buses to take you from field to field, and much more. Their facility spans 143 acres and hosts some of the top premier paintball events in the world. CPX Sports has created the ultimate experience in Paintball excitement.

From the games you play, to the fields you play on, like Armageddon, an apocalyptic town’s ruins of dozens of burned out buildings creating the eeriest of landscapes. Or the Jungle of Doom where the objective becomes finding a golden idol inside an ancient Aztec Temple. Then there’s The Town of Bedlam, Illinois, by far the most exhilarating playing field ever created. The two-story, million-dollar, ten-block town is complete in every detail. 2903 Schweitzer Road Joliet, IL 60436


Chicagoland Speedway

Joliet - Things to do with your Team - Travel - Hotels4TeamsOpened in 2001, Chicagoland Speedway is a $130 million, 1.5-mile, D-shaped, tri-oval speedway that annually hosts the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. It sits adjacent to its sister track, Route 66 Raceway, which is regarded as the World’s Premier Drag Racing Facility.

The Speedway sits on 930 acres of land, which is large enough to accommodate 42 United Centers (home of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks). Standing at 15 stories tall, its grandstands are approximately the same height as the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel in downtown Chicago! 500 Speedway Blvd, Joliet, Illinois 60433


Being in Joliet can be lots of fun for your team. If you have any extra time, try to add a visit into downtown Chicago. Either way, your team will enjoy the sights and sounds that northern Illinois has to offer.