REI Schaumburg

      REI Schaumburg provides outdoor enthusiasts in the Schaumburg, Illinois, area with top-brand gear and clothing for camping, climbing, cycling, fitness, paddling, hiking and more. We’re a complete Schaumburg area bike shop, offering a full range of professional bike shop services to help keep you biking the streets and trails year-round. Our ski & snowboard shop services will get your gear tuned up for the slopes. Come let our staff of friendly experts help you get ready for a quick hike or bike ride in the Schaumburg, Illinois, area including nearby Busse Woods to longer excursions along Lake Michigan.

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      Address:

      • 1209 East Golf Road
      • Schaumburg, IL 60173
      • Phone:(847) 619-6729

      GPS Coordinates:

      • 42° 2.988' N
      • 88° 2.982' W
      • WGS84

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      • Mon - Fri  10 am - 9 pm
      • Sat  10 am - 9 pm
      • Sun  10 am - 7 pm

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      REI OUTDOOR SCHOOL CLASSES NEAR SCHAUMBURG

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      7/12/2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Garage Sale!
      REI Members can shop scratch & dent items at huge savings! You must be a member to make a purchase, but you can become a member at the sale!

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free No registration required
      7/12/2014 8:00 - 10:00 AM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
      Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $45.00
      Non Member: $65.00
      Closed
      7/12/2014 8:00 - 11:00 AM CDT

      Learn to Kayak Class
      This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

      Location: Blackwell Forest Preserve - Silver Lake Boat Launch | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00
      Closed
      7/12/2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
      Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $120.00
      Non Member: $140.00
      Closed
      7/12/2014 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
      Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $120.00
      Non Member: $140.00
      Closed
      7/12/2014 12:00 - 3:00 PM CDT

      Learn to Kayak Class
      This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

      Location: Blackwell Forest Preserve - Silver Lake Boat Launch | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00
      Cancelled
      7/12/2014 1:30 - 3:30 PM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
      Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $120.00
      Non Member: $140.00
      Closed
      7/12/2014 1:45 - 3:45 PM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
      Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $120.00
      Non Member: $140.00
      Closed
      7/13/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

      Exploring Chicago's Most Remote Locations at Palos Forest Preserve
      Join the REI Outdoor School on our next hike where we will introduce you to this Chicago area natural gem - Palos Forest Preserve - and teach you a few tips to stay comfortable hiking at your own pace.

      Location: Sag Valley Forest Preserve - Teason's Woods | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $45.00
      Non Member: $65.00
      Closed
      7/13/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

      How To Ride A Bike Class | Cycling
      If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

      Location: Gompers Park South- Chicago Park District | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $65.00
      Non Member: $85.00
      Cancelled
      7/13/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
      Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

      Location: Gompers Park South- Chicago Park District | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $120.00
      Non Member: $140.00

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      7/13/2014 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
      Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

      Location: Gompers Park South- Chicago Park District | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $120.00
      Non Member: $140.00
      Closed
      7/13/2014 1:00 - 3:00 PM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
      Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

      Location: Gompers Park South- Chicago Park District | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $45.00
      Non Member: $65.00

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      7/13/2014 4:00 - 5:30 PM CDT

      HIKING THE CAMINO: A WALK ACROSS NORTHERN SPAIN
      Come learn about walking the Camino de Santiago, the medieval pilgrimage route across northern Spain.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

      Spots left: 25

      7/14/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Camp Cooking Basics
      Do you want to make easy and fun meals at camp but feel unsure how to cook them? We'd like to help you learn how to set up your kitchen and create easy and fun meals for the family.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/15/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Canoeing Basics
      Canoeing is one of the most traditional paddlesport activities and should be enjoyed by all. Join us and learn about Equipment, Apparel, Trip Planning and Transportation for all levels of paddlers.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

      Spots left: 25

      7/16/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Festival Camping Basics
      Headed to Electric Forest? Summer Set? Burning Man? Or maybe you're just looking to up your game at a Ravinia Lawn concert this summer. Join our festival camping experts to learn how to do it right!

      Location: Schaumburg REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

      Spots left: 35

      7/17/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Mtn Biking Basics
      Join REI Mountain Bike experts to learn about the bikes, essential gear, safety & responsibility on the trail, basic bike maintenance and more.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

      Spots left: 34

      7/18/2014 1:00 - 3:00 PM CDT

      Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
      Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

      Spots left: 8

      7/18/2014 4:00 - 6:00 PM CDT

      Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
      Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

      Spots left: 7

      7/18/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Hands-On Bike Maintenance - Fix A Flat
      We have all had it happen, riding along the trail and now your tire is flat. In this Hands-On class our bike techs will share tips and tricks for fixing a flat, changing your bike tube and getting back on the go.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Member: $20.00
      Non Member: $40.00

      Spots left: 2

      7/18/2014 7:00 - 9:00 PM CDT

      Sunset SUP Yoga
      Enjoy the peace and beauty of an on the water sunset along with the serenity of Yoga on your Stand Up Paddleboard. Join us for an utterly unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $40.00
      Non Member: $60.00

      Spots left: 10

      7/19/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass
      Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed.

      Location: Blackwell Forest Preserve - McKee Marsh | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $60.00
      Non Member: $80.00

      Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

      Class Full

      Spots left: 0

      7/20/2014 8:00 - 11:00 AM CDT

      Learn to Kayak Class
      This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

      Location: Skokie Lagoons- Tower Road Boat Launch | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

      Spots left: 2

      7/20/2014 12:00 - 4:00 PM CDT

      Kayak Tour of the Skokie Lagoons | Adventure
      Join us on one of prime destinations for water exploration in the Forest Preserves of Cook County. During our paddle we will discover the history, native vegetation, invasive species, and preservation effort of this 894 acre preserve. We will visit the network of pools, channels, and islands that make up the Skokie Lagoons.

      Location: Skokie Lagoons- Tower Road Boat Launch | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $75.00
      Non Member: $95.00

      Spots left: 8

      7/21/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Bike Maintenance Basics
      Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/21/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Getting to Know your GoPro -- GoPro Basics
      Looking to get a GoPro, or you have one and would like some insight into best practices for capturing your life's most exciting moments? Join our GoPro experts for this class and Get to Know Your GoPro. We will focus on the camera's user interface, video capture, image settings, and accessories.

      Location: Northbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

      Spots left: 20

      7/22/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) Basics
      Come learn about SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) and get "on board". SUP is catching the paddling community by storm. This program offers you an overview of SUP and the necessary equipment.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

      Spots left: 30

      7/22/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Triathlon Basics - Try a Tri?
      Is it time to TRY a TRI? Join us to discover the ins-and-outs of triathlons: types, distances, how to get started, how to train, and what to expect on race day.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/23/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Backpacking Basics
      REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear.

      Location: Schaumburg REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/24/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Get Ready to Bike Your Drive - Bicycle Commuting Basics
      Bike commuting means different things to everyone, and before you start, it's important to understand why you ride. This will impact where you ride, how frequently you ride, and what gear you may need.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/25/2014 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM CDT

      Hike and Hops - Starved Rock & Matthiessen State Park | Adventure
      Canyons, prairies, streams, and eagles define the Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Park areas. Don't miss your opportunity to explore 6-8 miles of the parks stunning landscape. Finish the day with dinner and a local brew in the company of other REI outdoor enthusiasts. Transportation and dinner included.

      Location: Matthesien and Starved Rock State Parks | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $95.00
      Non Member: $115.00

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      7/26/2014 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

      Hike and Paddle- Des Plaines River
      Launching from Vernon Hills, we follow the Des Plaines River through and past many significant forest preserve sites before reentering the urban environment when we cross into Cook County. Our journey and exploration include a lunch stop at the historic Ryerson Cabin . Distance: 8 miles on water, 1-2 miles on land.

      Location: Des Plaines River- Dam #1 Woods West of Des Plaines River | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $98.00
      Non Member: $118.00

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      7/26/2014 12:30 - 3:30 PM CDT

      Deluxe Camp Cooking
      Who says you can't eat deliciously while camping? Join staff from REI and Chef Sarah, the culinary instructor from Whole Foods Market Northbrook, to learn how to make easy and scrumptious camp meals!

      Location: Northbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/26/2014 - 7/27/2014 5:00 PM - 10:00 AM CDT

      Family Camping with Chicago Park District
      Camp overnight with your family in a Chicago Park District park! Take a nature hike, go fishing, learn basic camping principles and enjoy a campfire & more!

      Location: Please See Registration Page for Site Locations | More Info, Directions

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      7/27/2014 7:00 - 11:00 AM CDT

      Bike and Bean - Chicago Coffee Cycling Tour | Cycling
      Known for its cycle-friendly streets and its local, independent coffee roasters, Chicago is a great place to experience both together. Join us for this bike tour that will visit some of Chicago's best roasters. Coffee and pastries are included with registration.

      Location: Lincoln Park South Pond | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $65.00
      Non Member: $85.00

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      7/27/2014 4:00 - 6:00 PM CDT

      Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
      Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

      Spots left: 8

      7/27/2014 7:00 - 9:00 PM CDT

      Sunset SUP Yoga
      Enjoy the peace and beauty of an on the water sunset along with the serenity of Yoga on your Stand Up Paddleboard. Join us for an utterly unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $40.00
      Non Member: $60.00

      Spots left: 9

      7/29/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Bike Maintenance Basics
      Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

      Spots left: 13

      7/30/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

      Learn to Kayak Class
      This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

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      7/30/2014 1:00 - 4:00 PM CDT

      Learn to Kayak Class
      This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

      Spots left: 10

      7/30/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Camp Cooking Basics
      Do you want to make easy and fun meals at camp but feel unsure how to cook them? We'd like to help you learn how to set up your kitchen and create easy and fun meals for the family.

      Location: Schaumburg REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

      Spots left: 32

      8/1/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Hands-On Bike Maintenance - Fix A Flat
      We have all had it happen, riding along the trail and now your tire is flat. In this Hands-On class our bike techs will share tips and tricks for fixing a flat, changing your bike tube and getting back on the go.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Member: $20.00
      Non Member: $40.00

      Spots left: 6

      8/2/2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Introduction to Kayak Touring
      This course is designed for those who want to learn more about kayak touring. Students will learn about proper kayak and gear selection, paddle strokes needed to control your kayak, bracing to help prevent capsizes and build your confidence. Lastly, you'll learn how to safely exit a capsized kayak and re-enter it on the water.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $120.00
      Non Member: $140.00

      Spots left: 9

      8/2/2014 8:00 - 10:00 AM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
      Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $45.00
      Non Member: $65.00

      Spots left: 10

      8/2/2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
      Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $45.00
      Non Member: $65.00

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      8/2/2014 2:00 - 4:00 PM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
      Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $120.00
      Non Member: $140.00

      Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

      Class Full

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      8/2/2014 2:15 - 4:15 PM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike - One on One Instruction
      Join us for a private one-on-one instruction session with an Outdoor School cycling instructor. We will provide customized instruction on beginning bike skills and how to ride a bike. Open to adults or kids aged 5 and up.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $120.00
      Non Member: $140.00

      Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

      Class Full

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      8/3/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Introduction to Backcountry Skills Class
      Getting ready to head into the wilderness for the first time and not sure what you need to know or do to have a successful trip? Hone your skills during this outing while we will discuss the importance of proper planning, equipment selection, and other fundamental backcountry skills. This outing will include a hike of approximately 3 miles.

      Location: Palos Forest Preserve - Wolf Rd Woods | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $60.00
      Non Member: $80.00

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      8/3/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Introduction to Mountain Biking Class
      On easy terrain, our instructors teach basic techniques such as shifting, braking, ascending, descending and maneuvering around obstacles. Novara mountain bikes are provided free for those without a bike. Recommended for ages 14 and older; under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.

      Location: Palos Forest Preserve - Wolf Rd Woods | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $65.00
      Non Member: $85.00

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      8/4/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Camp Cooking Basics
      Do you want to make easy and fun meals at camp but feel unsure how to cook them? We'd like to help you learn how to set up your kitchen and create easy and fun meals for the family.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/5/2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Kayak Tour - Half Day Chicago Canyons
      Join us as we travel past skyscrapers, outdoor plazas, parks, parts of Chinatown, and enjoy the bustling water front.

      Location: Chicago River | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $75.00
      Non Member: $95.00

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      8/5/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Bike Maintenance Basics
      Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

      Spots left: 32

      8/5/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Camping Basics
      Have you wanted to try camping but don't know how to get started? We will cover the basics: how to be comfortable camping, gear and equipment, fun activities; and great local areas to give it a try.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/6/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Camping Basics
      Have you wanted to try camping but don't know how to get started? We will cover the basics: how to be comfortable camping, gear and equipment, fun activities; and great local areas to give it a try.

      Location: Schaumburg REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/7/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Camping Basics
      Have you wanted to try camping but don't know how to get started? We will cover the basics: how to be comfortable camping, gear and equipment, fun activities; and great local areas to give it a try.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

      Spots left: 30

      8/7/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Bike Maintenance Basics
      Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

      Location: Northbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

      Spots left: 34

      8/9/2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Garage Sale!
      REI Members can shop scratch & dent items at huge savings! You must be a member to make a purchase, but you can become a member at the sale!

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free No registration required
      8/9/2014 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

      Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass
      Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed.

      Location: Blackwell Forest Preserve - McKee Marsh | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $60.00
      Non Member: $80.00

      Spots left: 12

      8/9/2014 8:00 - 11:00 AM CDT

      Learn to Kayak Class
      This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

      Location: Skokie Lagoons- Tower Road Boat Launch | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

      Spots left: 10

      8/9/2014 12:30 - 3:30 PM CDT

      Learn to Kayak Class
      This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

      Location: Skokie Lagoons- Tower Road Boat Launch | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

      Spots left: 10

      8/10/2014 7:00 AM CDT

      Bike and SUP Rock Cut State Park | Adventure | Cycling
      On this multi-sport day trip join REI Outdoor School guides for mountain biking and stand up paddleboarding at one of Northern Illinois' Gems: Rock Cut State Park. The day will be spent mountain biking on trails and SUP-ping on Pierce Lake. Lunch and transportation are included in this program.

      Location: Rock Cut State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $125.00
      Non Member: $145.00

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      8/11/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Camping Basics
      Have you wanted to try camping but don't know how to get started? We will cover the basics: how to be comfortable camping, gear and equipment, fun activities; and great local areas to give it a try.

      Location: Northbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free Cancelled
      8/12/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Backpacking Basics
      REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/12/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Bike Maintenance Basics
      Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/14/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Backpacking Basics
      REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear.

      Location: Northbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/15/2014 2:00 - 4:00 PM CDT

      Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
      Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

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      8/15/2014 5:00 - 7:00 PM CDT

      Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
      Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

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      8/15/2014 8:00 - 10:00 PM CDT

      Moonlight SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) Tour
      Join our Outdoor School instructors for a moon-lit SUP tour of one of our favorite paddling destinations. We will provide all the gear and basic paddle instruction as the sun sets, then head out for a short paddle by moonlight. Pre-Requisite: Learn to SUP Class or equivalent skills.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $45.00
      Non Member: $65.00

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      8/16/2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT

      Bike & Brew- Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore | Adventure | Cycling
      Join us for a cycling tour of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and learn about different types of beer at a local brewery! We'll see some of the lakeshore's highlights then drive over to a local craft brewery where each participant will receive some beer brewing knowledge and try the beer on tap. Transportation included.

      Location: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $125.00
      Non Member: $145.00

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      8/16/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Wilderness Survival: 3-Season Skills
      Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness survival class. We will provide practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know: emergency priorities; shelters; locating and accessing drinking water; and how to make your own emergency kit. You will also participate in interactive scenarios to practice and hone your skills.

      Location: Palos Forest Preserve - Wolf Rd Woods | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $65.00
      Non Member: $85.00

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      8/17/2014 8:00 - 11:00 AM CDT

      Learn to Kayak Class
      This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

      Location: Blackwell Forest Preserve - Silver Lake Boat Launch | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

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      8/17/2014 12:00 - 3:00 PM CDT

      Learn to Kayak Class
      This class will introduce students to the basics of paddling a kayak in a mild setting and at a relaxed pace. Students will learn about kayaks, paddles, gear and clothing before learning to launch and being introduced to the basic paddle strokes. This class is a great way for those considering kayaking to try it out.

      Location: Blackwell Forest Preserve - Silver Lake Boat Launch | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

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      8/18/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Bike Maintenance Basics
      Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/18/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Camp Cooking Basics
      Do you want to make easy and fun meals at camp but feel unsure how to cook them? We'd like to help you learn how to set up your kitchen and create easy and fun meals for the family.

      Location: Northbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/19/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Backpacking Basics
      REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/23/2014 8:00 - 10:00 AM CDT

      SUP Yoga
      Combine the peace and serenity of the classic art and Yoga with the on-water fluidity of Stand Up Paddleboarding. Your instructor will join the two activities to provide a unique way to challenge your mind and body on the water.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $25.00
      Non Member: $45.00

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      8/23/2014 8:00 - 10:00 AM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
      Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

      Location: Gompers Park South- Chicago Park District | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $45.00
      Non Member: $65.00

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      8/23/2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

      How To Ride A Bike Class | Cycling
      If you never learned to ride a bike or need to relearn the basics, this is the class for you! Our patient instructors use a series of skill-developing exercises to get you up on two wheels. You'll learn to start and stop smoothly while balancing comfortably on a bike. How to Ride a Bike class is for adults and kids 12 and older.

      Location: Gompers Park South- Chicago Park District | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $65.00
      Non Member: $85.00

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      8/23/2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

      Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
      Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

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      8/23/2014 2:00 - 4:00 PM CDT

      Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
      Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

      Location: Jackson Park Harbor | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $70.00
      Non Member: $90.00

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      8/24/2014 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Kayak Tour - Half Day Chicago Canyons
      Join us as we travel past skyscrapers, outdoor plazas, parks, parts of Chinatown, and enjoy the bustling water front.

      Location: Chicago River | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $75.00
      Non Member: $95.00

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      8/24/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass
      Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed.

      Location: Palos Forest Preserve - Bull Frog Lake | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $60.00
      Non Member: $80.00

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      8/30/2014 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

      Hike and Paddle- Des Plaines River
      Launching from Vernon Hills, we follow the Des Plaines River through and past many significant forest preserve sites before reentering the urban environment when we cross into Cook County. Our journey and exploration include a lunch stop at the historic Ryerson Cabin . Distance: 8 miles on water, 1-2 miles on land.

      Location: Des Plaines River- Dam #1 Woods West of Des Plaines River | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $98.00
      Non Member: $118.00

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      8/31/2014 7:00 - 11:00 AM CDT

      Bike and Bean - Chicago Coffee Cycling Tour | Cycling
      Known for its cycle-friendly streets and its local, independent coffee roasters, Chicago is a great place to experience both together. Join us for this bike tour that will visit some of Chicago's best roasters. Coffee and pastries are included with registration.

      Location: Lincoln Park South Pond | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $65.00
      Non Member: $85.00

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      9/8/2014 - 9/21/2014 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM CDT

      Warren Miller Film Festival Tickets On Sale
      Be the first to get your Warren Miller tickets at the lowest price. Hurry! Starting September 8 REI is the first location to sell Warren Miller tickets. The great deals last until September 21.

      Location: Oakbrook REI | More Info, Directions

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      9/8/2014 - 9/21/2014 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM CDT

      Warren Miller Film Festival Tickets On Sale
      Be the first to get your Warren Miller tickets at the lowest price. Hurry! Starting September 8 REI is the first location to sell Warren Miller tickets. The great deals last until September 21.

      Location: Lincoln Park REI | More Info, Directions

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