Tot Open Gyms in Lake County

This is the longest winter in the history of winters, am I right? If your active toddler or preschooler is climbing the walls with pent up energy this story is for you. With climbers, slides, mats, balls, and even kiddie cars, open gyms are the ultimate active outing on chilly winter days.   There are so many opportunities here in Lake County to enjoy open gyms — so many in fact you could go to a different tot open gym in Lake County each day of the week!

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Tot Open Gyms in Lake County

Please be sure to call ahead or check the website before heading out to ensure the open gym is still occurring as special events, weather, or maintenance may cause changes. Little Lake County is not responsible for changes or cancelations.

Open gyms are listed by day of the week, jump to the day you need:
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Weekend Open Gyms

Grayslake Tot Gym

Monday Tot Open Gyms

Parent/Tot Gym
Sullivan Community Center Gym, Vernon Hills
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Mondays and Thursdays.
$3 (resident), $4 (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, Gurnee
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m, Monday and Thursdays
$5 per child
Bring your tot to play with scooters, tunnels, slides, mini-trampoline, bean bags and balls. This is a great, non-structured environment for both you and your child (or grandchild) to gather and socialize. Parent must remain with child(ren) and supervise their play.

Preschool Open Gym 
Wauconda Community Center, Wauconda
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday
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 or guardian must stay with their children at all times in the gym. No supervision is provided.

Gymnastics Open Gym
The Gymnastics Factory Grayslake
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Monday and Tuesday until Memorial Day
Admission $5
Enjoy the use of the gymnastics gym during open gym for children 6 and under. Release forms must be signed by parent or caregiver.

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Photo Source: American Eagles Gymnastics Facebook Page

Tuesday Tot Open Gyms

Grayslake Tot Open Gym
Grayslake Recreation Center Gym, Grayslake
9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays
$3 (resident), $5 (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. There is no commitment, fees are collected daily at the registration desk.

Tot Open Gym
Mundelein Park District Community Center,  Mundelein
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, through April 25
Cost is $3 per child.
Bring active playtime indoors, while your kids burn off extra energy. We supply the toys, you come for fun and socialization at this non-structured, parent-supervised two hours of playtime!

Open Gym
Centennial Ice Arena Gymnastics Studio, Highland Park
10:30 -11:30 a.m. and 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Tuesda through March 23
$6 per child
Centennial Gymnastics also offers a Parent and Child open gym time weekly for ages 1 1/2 -6. Parent supervision is required. 

Gymnastics Open Gym
The Gymnastics Factory Grayslake
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Monday and Tuesday until Memorial Day
Admission $5
Enjoy the use of the gymnastics gym during open gym for children 6 and under. Release forms must be signed by parent or caregiver.

Toddler Open Gym
Hunt Club Community Center, Gurnee
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Tuesday
$5 per child
Bring your tot to play with scooters, tunnels, slides, mini-trampoline, bean bags and balls. This is a great, non-structured environment for both you and your child (or grandchild) to gather and socialize. Parent must remain with child(ren) and supervise their play.

Gymnastics Open Gym 
American Eagles Gymnastics, Round Lake
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday
Admission $5 per child
Come play at open gym for all ages. There is a special preschool only area if you have very little ones. 

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Photo Source Lindenhurst Park District on Facebook

Wednesday Tot Open Gyms

Parent Tot Time Out
Lindenhurst Park District Active Adults/Dance Room, Lindenhurst
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Wednesdays until May 30th
$2 for the first child, $1 for additional siblings, 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! Parents you can sit and chat at the tables of the Active Adults Room while your children play just steps away in our Dance Room.

Preschool Open Gym 
Wauconda Community Center, Wauconda
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday
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 or guardian must stay with their children at all times in the gym. No supervision is provided.

Open Gym
Centennial Ice Arena Gymnastics Studio, Highland Park
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Wednesday through March 23
$6 per child
Centennial Gymnastics also offers a Parent and Child open gym time weekly for ages 1 1/2 -6. Parent supervision is required. 

Gymnastics Open Gym 
American Eagles Gymnastics, Round Lake
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday
Admission $5 per child
Come play at open gym for all ages. There is a special preschool only area if you have very little ones. 

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Thursday Tot Open Gyms

Parent/Tot Gym
Sullivan Community Center Gym, Vernon Hills
8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Mondays and Thursdays.
$3 (resident), $4 (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, Gurnee
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m, Monday and Thursdays
$5 per child
Bring your tot to play with scooters, tunnels, slides, mini-trampoline, bean bags and balls. This is a great, non-structured environment for both you and your child (or grandchild) to gather and socialize. Parent must remain with child(ren) and supervise their play.

Grayslake Tot Open Gym
Grayslake Recreation Center Gym, Grayslake
9:30 – 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays
$3 (resident), $5 (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. There is no commitment, fees are collected daily at the registration desk.

Tot Open Gym
Mundelein Park District Community Center,  Mundelein
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, through April 25
Cost is $3 per child.
Bring active playtime indoors, while your kids burn off extra energy. We supply the toys, you come for fun and socialization at this non-structured, parent-supervised two hours of playtime!

Gymnastics Open Gym 
American Eagles Gymnastics, Round Lake
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Thursday
Admission $5 per child
Come play at open gym for all ages. There is a special preschool only area if you have very little ones. 

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Friday Tot Open Gyms

Open Play at the Gymnastics Zone
The Gymnastics Zone, Antioch
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Fridays until May 24
$5 per child (members), $7 per child (non-member).
Enjoy one hour of “parent guided” open gym.  This is a fun time to meet friends and practice skills learned during class.  Parent participation is required.

Preschool Open Gym 
Wauconda Community Center, Wauconda
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday
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 or guardian must stay with their children at all times in the gym. No supervision is provided.

Ultimate Gymnastics Open Gym
Ultimate Gymnastics Gurnee
12:30-2:00 p.m. Fridays
$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.

Toddler Open Gym
Hunt Club Community Center, Gurnee
3:00 – 5:30 p.m. Fridays
$5 per child
Bring your tot to play with scooters, tunnels, slides, mini-trampoline, bean bags and balls. This is a great, non-structured environment for both you and your child (or grandchild) to gather and socialize. Parent must remain with child(ren) and supervise their play.

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Weekend Tot Open Gyms

Toddler Open Gym
Hunt Club Community Center, Gurnee
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Sunday
$5 per child
Bring your tot to play with scooters, tunnels, slides, mini-trampoline, bean bags and balls. This is a great, non-structured environment for both you and your child (or grandchild) to gather and socialize. Parent must remain with child(ren) and supervise their play.

Gymnastics Open Gym
Libertyville Gymnastics Academy, Libertyville
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Sundays – no Gym March 22 & 31, April 21 or June 16
$10 per person, open gym only; $15 open gym with inflatables. Cash only.
Children age six and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

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Where is your favorite tot open gym located?

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