Family Activities That Are Actually Fun for Everyone


family at arcade

It can be hard to find a family activity that actually appeals to all the adults and kids in your family. If you are looking for fun activities outside of downtown Chicago that the entire family can enjoy, you’ve found it. Wintrust Sports Complex at Bedford Park is the one place that has something for everyone! Between our Redemption Arcade, Laser Tag, Esports Gaming Room, and full-service restaurant and bar, everyone from the two-year-old, to the 20-year-old, and 40-year-old, can find something fun to do at our facility. 

family at arcade

Family Activities That Are Actually Fun For Everyone 

So, Friday night, also known as Family Night, is quickly approaching, but you’re running out of ideas that everyone in your family will actually love. And you’ve already hit all the family-friendly spots in Chicago’s suburbs. What to do!? 

Skip the family arguments about where to go for a fun activity, because we’ve got an idea: surprise your family with an idea that everyone will be excited about and head over to the brand-new Wintrust Sports Complex in the beautiful and safe town of Bedford Park! We have plenty of family activities and fun options for family night. Between our laser tag and arcade, we truly have something for everyone so you can plan a family-friendly event

Plus, we have a full restaurant and bar, so you can have fun and grab some dinner while you’re at it. Learn more about all the exciting options available at our facility! 

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Find the Best Family Activities at Wintrust Sports Complex

Wintrust Sports Complex at Bedford Park has several activities available that are fun for the entire group. We are proud to offer a fun and inviting environment for all kinds of entertainment for families across Chicagoland. Even if one of your kids prefers athletic sports like basketball and another prefers to play video games, there will be no need for an argument over what to do as a family because we have something for each one! 

When you step into Wintrust Sports Complex, it feels like your favorite childhood hangout. Whether you just need to get your family out of the house for an evening, or you want to find an active space to enjoy as a group, we’re the answer. 

Play a Family Laser Tag Game (Or Tournament!)

Who doesn’t love laser tag?! Get ready to challenge your family to a battle spanning space and time at our 2,000-square-foot laser tag arena at Wintrust Sports Complex. (Psst: Our laser tag arena is also available for birthday parties!) 

Hit the Basketball and Volleyball Gym 

Do you have a sporty member of your family? Check out our 72,000 square foot gym, which offers basketball and volleyball courts! Or get the whole family in on a game. Active family time helps bond your family together even more! 

Challenge Each Other at the Esport Cafe 

The emerging world of esports is taking America by storm. Now, you can enjoy it right here in Bedford Park, just steps from Chicago! Our facility is a haven for esports fans of all ages. We have the latest in technology and top PC games for kids and adults of all ages to play. You can stop by for a quick game or bring along some friends for a practice battle. Our esports lounge is open and ready for your whole family to come to play! 

Bring Family Game Night to Our Arcade

It’s time to get your family game night on! Our full-sized 4,000 square-foot redemption arcade has all of the classic games you love and all of the latest video games, too. There is no losing in our arcade with plenty of prizes and options! Simply get a refillable play card for as little as $10 to start gaming. Then, play once or come back again and again! 

Enjoy Dinner and Drinks at Our Full Bar, Lounge, and Restaurant  

Are you looking for a fun new restaurant in Bedford Park that the whole family can enjoy? Station Grille has great food including shareable appetizers, delicious salads, sandwiches and main dishes, and a kids menu for the little ones! And don’t worry: we also have a full-service bar with signature drinks, draft beer, spirits, and a wine list for the grown-ups. Come watch the game on our TVs or just relax and enjoy a meal with your whole family! 

We Have the Family Night Ideas. You Have the Fun! 

We know that it can be hard for parents to constantly come up with fun activity ideas for the whole family, but it’s easy to plan an entire family night at Wintrust Sports Complex. There is no shortage of fun for family night here. You don’t even have to leave our facility to have a fun-filled night and follow it up with a delicious meal! 

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About Wintrust Sports Complex 

We are a multi-purpose sports tourism and local programming facility with something to offer for each member of your family. Yes, we host major events and tournaments for organizations and sports leagues across the country. But at Wintrust Sports Complex, we also love welcoming local families again and again to enjoy our gaming, arcade, amenities, and restaurant. Let us be your family’s home away from home, whether you need an evening out or somewhere to host your next event! If you’re planning your first visit, our welcoming staff will be happy to show you around and give you a tour of our facility. 

Plan Your Next Day or Night of Family Activities at Wintrust Sports Complex

It’s time to plan your next family night, and we have everything you need under one roof. So, bring in the family for a family day or night of activities full of fun and play! We have the best in sports, recreation, and events. Whether you’re just looking for something fun to do on a Saturday, or you need the perfect place to celebrate a special event like a birthday party, head to Wintrust Sports Complex! We can’t wait to welcome you and your family.