Take Advantage of the Holiday Season at Techny Prairie Activity Center

  • TPAC instructors show off their WERQ moves as they get ready for WERQ-Y For Your Turkey on Thanksgiving Day!

    TPAC instructors show off their WERQ moves as they get ready for WERQ-Y For Your Turkey on Thanksgiving Day! Courtesy of Claire Cinquegrani

Updated 11/15/2022 9:24 AM

Along with the chilly bite in the air and the ever-present possibility of snow looming over the Chicagoland area comes exciting Holiday festivities at Techny Prairie Activity Center (TPAC).

TPAC, located at 180 Anets Dr, cannot wait to host a variety of fitness opportunities this season.


Turkey Shoot Free Throw Contest: Join us for the 2nd annual Turkey Shoot Free-Throw Contest! Register for the individual or team competition. Teams can consist of one child and one parent or guardian, two children of any age combination or two adults. Each participant shoots 15 free throws. In the team competition, the scores are added up to determine the winners. First place in each division receives a turkey! Second place in each age division receives a pie. Additional activities will also be part of the event! Register now at https://nbparks.co/19034

WERQ-Y For Your Turkey: Join us Thanksgiving morning for this calorie scorching WERQ-out! Participate in a full-body routine with all four of our TPAC WERQ instructors for top-tier motivation before going home to indulge in your delicious meal. Register now at https://nbparks.co/19521

Parents' Night Out: Calling all Parents! Ready for your long-awaited date night? Or maybe you want to take advantage of some Black Friday deals? Now's your chance! Children ages 2-11 are welcome. While you are out, we will be engaged in a night of age-appropriate games, crafts, and activities. Food and snacks will be provided! Register now at https://nbparks.co/20548

Extended Open Gym Hours for Thanksgiving Week: Getting a break from work and school means more free time to do the things you love, like participate in Open Gym! TPAC has increased Open Gym times for the week. View the calendar at https://nbfitness.org/opengym

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Home for the Holidays: This Winter Break College Membership deal is perfect for students who need a place to work out while home for Winter Break! Membership includes access to fitness floor, group fitness classes, indoor track and open gym with enrollment fees waived. Sales begin December 1. Pass is valid for one month from the date of purchase with no prorations. Membership must be purchased in-person at TPAC. Proof of college enrollment is required at time of purchase.

Techny Prairie Activity Center, the District's net-zero verified building, is home to a 6,000 square foot fitness floor, two fitness studios, a full size gymnasium, an indoor track and the Kids' Corner childcare room. Membership comes with many benefits and payment options include monthly and annual plans. For more information, visit nbfitness.org or call 847-897-6180.

Established in 1927, Northbrook Park District's Mission is to enhance the community by providing outstanding services, parks and facilities through environmental, social and financial stewardship.

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