DuMore in DuPage During Your Next Sports Event

Premier venues and attractions build upon a rich history just outside of Chicago.

Introduction

DuPage County, Illinois

The DuPage Sports Commission is building on the rich tradition of competition in DuPage County, combining state-of-the-art facilities with top-notch attractions to position itself as the premier destination to host regional and national competitions year-round. Located just outside of Chicago near O’Hare and Midway International Airports, its 38 communities include more than 100 hotels.

Popular Activities

  • With 222,000 live plants and 16 miles of hiking trails on its 1,700 acres, The Morton Arboretum is an impeccable setting for a leisurely stroll or an active adventure.

  • Located at the former 500-acre estate of Colonel Robert R. McCormick, Cantigny Park is home to a top-ranked, 27-hole golf course, vast formal gardens, and two museums. Enjoy beautiful landscapes and learn about the history of World War I.

  • With 60 forest preserves and 26,000 acres of land, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County offers ample opportunity for recreation, conservation, and education.

  • The Forge: Lemont Quarries is a state-of-the-art adventure park designed to deliver year-round activities for adventurers of all ages. It features a versatile and wide-ranging mix of activities in a natural landscape.

Find Your Perfect DuPage Facility

Facility Spotlight

FMC Natatorium at Ty Warner Park

Sports Covered: Swimming, Diving

Located in Westmont, the FMC Natatorium at Ty Warner Park is a state-of-the-art, 71,000 square foot aquatic facility built to host regional and national events. The natatorium features a 50-meter Olympic-size competition pool and a training pool. Other amenities include spring boards, locker rooms, weight and strength and conditioning rooms, concession stand, swim shop, and a party room.

Park Districts

Sports Covered: Swimming, fitness, hiking, multipurpose

Offering thousands of acres of parks and countless programs and activities, DuPage County’s Park Districts have something for everyone. Facilities include pools, golf courses, fitness centers, open spaces, nature preserves, baseball and softball diamonds and soccer and lacrosse fields, gymnasiums, ice rinks, and more, while offering an array of programming for every age group.

Stardust Bowl

Sports Covered: Bowling

Featuring 84 recently renovated lanes, Stardust Bowl is one of the largest bowling centers in the U.S. and has hosted numerous national events. A staple in Addison for more than 50 years, the center also features four lounges, a video gaming lounge, a banquet facility, a ProShop, and a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system with bumper bowling perfect for young bowlers.

Edge Ice Arena

Sports Covered: Ice Skating

One of Chicagoland’s premier ice skating facilities, Edge Ice Arenas features three premier skating surfaces to accommodate practices, games, competitions, shows, and public skates. Located in Bensenville, its main rink seats 2,800 and is the home of the Robert Morris Eagles hockey team, and also features an outdoor in-line skate rink, party facilities, and concessions.

Odeum Expo Center

Multipurpose, trade shows, concerts

With 130,000 square feet of space, the Odeum Sports and Expo Center is DuPage County’s largest sports and special events facility. Conveniently located near major highways, surrounded by major hotels, restaurants, shopping malls, and boasting a parking lot that can accommodate 2,000 vehicles, the center is ideal for trade shows, concerts, and sporting events.

Glass Court Swim & Fitness Club

Sports Covered: Racquetball, fitness, swimming

Glass Court Swim & Fitness has eight full-size racquetball courts and has hosted multiple major events including the Annual KWM Gutterman Shamrock Shootout, which features 300+ male players competing in a top tier event. On the women’s side, Glass Court has hosted the Pro Am Turkey Shoot, an annual tournament which is part of the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour.

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