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Kids Adventure Pass

The Jungle Gym Kids Dream About

Ready for the ultimate kids outdoor activities in the Chicago area? Our Kids Adventure Zone is a favorite with youngsters 3-13 years. Kids can climb more than 12 feet off of the ground on safely-netted structures and challenge themselves on more than thirty fun ropes course elements. With climbing nets, ziplines, balance lines, and more, your kids will love the freedom found within our one-of-a-kind play area.

30 different ropes course elements
12 feet of safely netted structures
Kids can choose their challenge
NEW - Kids Jump Zone with jumping pads and inflatables!

Kids Adventure Pass Details

3-13 Years
Max. 250 lbs.

Choose Your Adventure

Kids Adventure Pass

The one-of-a-kind outdoor jungle gym for kids! Includes 30 fun elements and 3 different jump zone experiences.
Price: $20 / child

Explorer Day Pass

One price for all-day fun! Play the Kids Adventure Zone as much as you want, & 10+ other activities. Access is on a first come, first served basis.
Price: Starting at $45 (9 & Under) / $50 (Ages 10 & Up)
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Free Parking & Park Admission

Parking and admission to park are always free — we're a free-to-visit, pay-to-play adventure park.
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We get it. Plans sometimes change. We make it easy to cancel and reschedule your reservation.
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Where To Check-In

Park in Parking Lot 2, walk across the east footbridge, and start at the Kids Zone & Paddlesports Check-In.
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Adventure Zone: Kids Activities Near Chicago

Welcome to the Kids Adventure Zone where all children age 3-13 are invited to experience this unique and thrilling jungle gym! The Adventure Zone is a netted structure that features exhilarating obstacles and fun challenges that are suspended 12-feet in the air. Kids can climb, crawl, swing, and play their way through and across the various activities in our Chicago area Adventure Zone.

Ropes Course

The ropes course is a great way for kids to burn off some energy while building confidence and strength. Kids will work together to complete a variety of obstacles, including cargo nets, balance lines, and more.


Children will reach new heights and become champion climbers on our fun, challenging climbing nets. They will traverse the Adventure Zone like their favorite superhero and save the day!


Nothing beats the classics. That’s why the Kids Adventure Zone features timeless rope swings that are both safe and fun. Younger children can take a seat on the wooden plank while some of the older kids can make it a more exhilarating challenge and stand.

Monkey Bars

No jungle gym is complete without monkey bars. The adventure zone features a small set that is securely located within the netted structure. That means kids can swing like a primate from over 12 feet in the air!

Suspended Tunnel

The suspended tunnel is a fun, fully enclosed component that connects our two netted structures. Kids alway enjoy walking through this unique bridge and waving to all the kids and parents down below.

New Jumping Pads & Inflatables

Feel free to bounce off the walls here with our newest addition to the Kids Adventure Zone. These brand new jumping pads and inflatables are blast for children of all ages.

Activity Information

Supervising Chaperone Required
  • All guests participating must be accompanied by a supervising chaperone who is at least 18 years old.
  • No activity pass is required for the supervising chaperone to enter the Kids Adventure Zone.
  • Supervising chaperones are permitted in the netted structures, but not on the challenge elements on the course (zip lines, rope crossings, etc.), as they are intended for children.
Other Participant Requirements
  • Health: Children cannot have physical limitations that will limit the ability to perform proper functions on the adventure structure.
  • Participant waivers are required for this activity. Find the mandatory waiver form here.
What to Wear

Clothing appropriate for the weather/activity. Shoes do not need to be removed prior to entering the netted structure, but socks are recommended.

Available for Special Needs Guests

This activity is available and modified for disabled guests. Find more information about our Accessibility Activities at The Forge.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do adults have to purchase a ticket to go in with their kids?
  • No activity pass is required for the supervising chaperone to enter the Kids Zone Adventure.
  • Supervising chaperones are permitted in the netted structures, but should NOT traverse the challenge elements on the course (zip lines, rope crossings, etc.), as they are intended for children ages 3 to 13 years.
How old do participants need to be?

The age requirements for our Kids Adventure Zone are ages 3-13 years.

Where should I park and check-in?

Park in lot #2 and cross the footbridge. The first check-in station across from the Kids Adventure zone is where you will need to check-in.

What should my child wear?

We recommend adventurers to dress for the weather, although we require adventurers to wear closed-toed shoes that also cover their heels.

Does my child need a helmet or harness?

The Kids Adventure Zone is a fully netted area that does not require a harness. Helmets are also not needed for adventurers.

How long is my child allowed to adventure in the Kids Adventure Zone for?

The Kids Adventure Pass allows all day access to the Kids Adventure Zone and Jump Zone areas.

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