Morris Park, in Lockport Illinois, houses six recreational soccer fields. For the enjoyment of visitors, Morris Park also provides a fishing pond and a picnic area, as well as playground equipment. The surrounding area of Morris Park is teeming with awesome attractions and great restaurants that your team will want to check out.


Things to Do

Gizmos Fun Factory

Morris Park - Travel - Hotels4TeamsGizmos Fun Factory is an indoor activity center located in Orland Park, Illinois. At this facility, your team will enjoy 47,000 square feet of exciting fun! Guests can choose from a variety of activities such as arcade games, bumper cars, laser tag, a laser maze, a climbing wall, a ropes course, and go-karts. Your team will be enthralled by the exhilarating activities at Gizmo Fun Factory!

Leave boredom behind as your team has fun with these unique activities. Experience Ratchet & Ropes with Zip Line. Put your stealth and agility to the test with this three story climbing and ropes course. Platforms scattered throughout this adventure course allow participants to climb, leap, and fly. Adding to this excitement, guests are able to ride a zip line. Hanging on tight to the zip line, visitors will take a tour through the facility! Gizmos Fun Factory requires that guests are 48 inches to partake in the amazing ropes course and zip line. In addition, participants must wear closed-toe shoes.

Once you have enjoyed your incredible air-born journey, please try a thrill on the ground. Try Junkyard Motors. Your team will be amazed by the high-speed go-karts. Race around more than 14,000 square feet of track, complete with hairpin turns. Similar to the Ropes Course, this activity asks that visitors wear closed-toe shoes. Additionally, visitors are required to be 54 inches tall.

The fun does not end with the Go-Karts, and the Ropes Course. The restaurant at Gizmo Fun Factory includes wings, french fries, salads, sandwiches, Tex-Mex nachos, chicken fingers, and more! Please check the website for details on group events. 66 Orland Square Drive Orland Park, IL 60462


Legacy Adventure Park

Would your team like to experience many adventuresome activities that are less than a 15 minute drive from Morris Park? Legacy Adventure Park is happy to provide your team with just such an experience. Guests can explore various activities such as paintball, outdoor laser tag, archery tag, and much more!

Your team will experience 66 acre paintball fields. In addition, visitors will enjoy beautiful scenery of forests and cliffside trails. Your team will have the opportunity to be guided through various themed fields. Groups of eight or more have the option of choosing private play.

If you are finished with this exhilarating game, you are invited to another heart-pumping game. Archery Tag uses foam-tipped arrows in order to strike your opponent. At this facility, players are separated into two different teams, comprised of five players. These different teams are separated by a safe-zone. From one game of excitingly embellished tag, come to another great opportunity for this classic game. Outdoor Laser Tag is simulated combat. Hyper props, sound effects, along with weapons mimicking military grade come together to offer guests a top-notch experience for laser tag! To add to the fun, your team can choose between various battlegrounds. If you do not have proper equipment, no problem! Legendary Adventure Park will provide all the necessary equipment you will need for this thrilling game. 2807 Canal St Lockport, IL 60441


Joliet Area Historical Museum

Joliet Area Historical Museum is a wonderful museum for people of all ages. Your team will enjoy  all of the interactive exhibits. This museum also allows guests to partake in weekly discussions. Your team will learn about chapters in American History, as well as local historical and cultural information.

Come explore The Soaring Achievements of John C. Houbolt. This exhibit commemorates the events surrounding the space odyssey and moon landing of 1969. At the same time, this exhibit remembers an instrumental aerospace engineer and advocate of the Lunar Orbit Rendezvous: John C. Houbolt. Your team will be amazed by this 500 square foot, two story exhibit! Guests will learn about a chapter in American History through interactive panels, diagrams and maps, audio-visuals, along with flat screen narratives and period dioramas. Adding to the fun, visitors can ride a lunar lander simulator. While sitting inside this ride, guests will be able to lay-eyes-upon similar controls utilized by the original lunar explorers. Your mind will spin with excitement when you navigate this aircraft toward the lunar surface. Who knows, this entertaining exhibit may just remind you of the words from Apollo 11, “We have a lift off.”

Visitors to this museum can also enjoy Tuesday Talks. These weekly discussions take place from April to August. Your team will learn about local, historical events such as Joliet in the Civil War, and a local, famous theatre History of the Rialto. Your team may have fun learning about the popular movie franchise Star Wars. This museum is also happy to cater to groups. Feel free to book a tour throughout this wonderful museum. Hop in the car, leave Morris Park behind, and explore all this museum has to offer. 204 Ottawa St. Joliet, IL 60432


Sport Zone Family Fun Center

Sport Zone Family Fun Center offers a vast array of activities for your team at a great value.

You are invited to try the tropical falls mini-golf course. This wonderfully island themed attraction, with a giant eel, a giant octopus, and a giant shark is sure to provide giant fun! If you are ready for a thrill of a life-time, try the Rocket Bungee Attraction. This attraction is meant for people 11 years and older, 70 to 200 lbs. Riders are placed in a harness attached to multiple bungee cords over a trampoline. When the anchor is released you shoot up into the sky!

For those younger, there are eight batting cages. They offer slow and fast pitch for softball. For baseball, the pitches offered are slow, medium, fast, and very fast. They offer a go-kart outdoor track, and a dome that is over 80,000 square feet. This dome also provides open fields for every age level. Check the website for your sport and availability. This facility will accommodate team outings. Please check the website for more details. 1900 Hill Ave, Aurora, IL 60504


Forest Preserve District of Will County

Is your team looking for a plethora of unique activities near Morris Park? Look no further than Forest Preserve District of Will County. This outdoor nature park has a total of 14 picturesque hiking and biking trails. Your team can choose from a variety of relaxing activities such as canoeing and kayaking, horseback riding, boating, in-line skating, and viewing wildlife.

Come enjoy the various waterways with a canoe or kayak. Visitors are required to wear flotation vests during your journey on the water. Please check the website concerning launch passes. When you are finished with your water adventure, continue your adventure on land. Your team can choose from 14 biking trails. If you are interested in recreational biking or biking for sport, please visit one of these 14 beautiful trails. If you are interested in yet another adventure, you are invited to try horseback riding! Three equestrian trails are available for public use. These trails are composed of limestone screenings. 17540 W Laraway Rd Joliet, IL 60433


The Shedd Aquarium

The Shedd Aquarium is an indoor public aquarium featuring 32,000 animals. Their mission is to rescue and rehabilitate wildlife in need. Guests can enjoy such activity as the Amazon Rising, Caribbean Reef, the Wild Reef, and The Abbott Oceanarium.

Come enjoy the Caribbean Reef. At this exhibit, guests will be able to follow sea turtles and watch stingrays. The Amazon Rising features creatures from piranhas to anacondas. After you’ve had your fill of the Amazon, visit the Abbott Oceanarium. This exhibit includes Beluga Wales, White Sided Dolphins, Sea Lions, and Sea Otters. Dip your hand in the tank and feel the unique texture of stingrays and Lake Michigan’s very own Sturgeons and Sea Stars. Check the calendar for Animal Chats. These chats allow visitors to hear from the experts about sea lions, penguins, and a host of other marine life. Please check the website in advance. Groups of at least 15 people receive discounted admission. 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605


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Places to Eat

Old Town Restaurant

Old Town Restaurant has been hailed as “one of the Chicago Suburbs best and oldest Polish Restaurants”. Opened in 1993 by the Kapusta Family, this restaurant is a mix of Polish cuisine with an American twist.

Open for lunch and dinner, this menu features potato pancakes, piergoi, soup, mashed potatoes, french fries, BBQ chicken, Hungarian goulash, roast beef, breaded pork chops, sandwiches, and much more. This dining establishment offers guests an opportunity for catering packages. 113 Stephen Street, Lemont, IL 60439


Taco Patio

Is your team looking for an authentic Mexican restaurant near Chicago? Taco Patio is happy to help! This restaurant has been family owned for 40 years. Taco Patio is proud to serve fresh and wonderful food. Your team will enjoy a comforting atmosphere with some Mexican favorites.

Open for lunch and dinner, the menu at Taco Patio includes tacos, fajitas, tostada, nacho chips, taco salad, and more. Guests may feel free to check out the Meal Deal. Ever accommodating to the needs of their customers, Taco Patio provides online ordering. Are you planning an event with your team? Taco Patio is more than happy to cater it! 1022 East 9th St, Lockport, IL 60441


The Old Fashioned Pancake House

Morris Park - Travel - Hotels4TeamsThe Old Fashioned Pancake House is a family owned restaurant and one of the most popular restaurants for “great food at a great value.” Stop by after a long day at Morris Park.

This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For breakfast guests can choose from omelettes, waffles, french toast, and eggs benedict. For lunch, choose burgers, steak & egg, club sandwiches, wraps, and skillets. Dinner customers can choose paninis or steak sandwiches. Try the steak, chops and ribs from the broiler. This restaurant serves a wide selection of appetizers and side dishes. 2022 W. Jefferson St. Joliet, IL 60435


The Godfather’s Eatery

The Godfather’s Eatery boasts of having the area’s best selection of fresh subs, pizza, and pasta. How lucky for your team that it’s less than a 10 minute drive from Morris Park. The recipes are creative and named after the characters from the Godfather movie. Try the Corleone, a roast beef and provolone. The subs come in various sizes 6-12 inches. Customers can also try the salads at The Godfather’s Eatery. These salads include house, caesar, garden, and antipasto. Pasta dinners can be served individually or as a family meal. Guests can also order pizza. These pizzas are 14 inch, 16 inch, or 18 inch. Two dozen toppings are available for you to choose from. There is something to please everyone! Finally, don’t miss the specialties like calzones and strombolis. Are you planning an event for your team? This restaurant will provide party trays and party subs. The Godfather’s Eatery offers on site catering as well. 301 South State Street, Lockport, IL 60441


Morris Park is a wonderful place for your team to visit. The plethora of activities available for your team in the surrounding areas, will provide your team with endless entertainment.