3 fun ways to get sporty in Chicago this weekend

3 fun ways to get sporty in Chicago this weekend
Photo: Corepower Yoga/Yelp 
By Hoodline - Published on August 03, 2018.

Ready to embark on a sporty weekend?

From cheering on a roller derby double-header to diving into a whitewater rafting excursion, there's plenty to do when it comes to sports and fitness activities coming up in Chicago this weekend. Read on for a rundown.

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Chicago Outfit's roller derby home closer

Cheer on some intense roller derby action at Windy City Fieldhouse. The sassy women of the Chicago Outfit face their final home match with a double header this Saturday evening. The matches begin with a showdown between Chicago Outfit's Shakedown versus Vindicated Vixens Roller Derby, followed by a match between the Outfit’s Shade Brigade versus Ypsilanti Vigilantes from Ann Arbor Derby Dimes.

Fans will also enjoy a free photo booth and the chance to shop the goods of local vendors and food trucks.

When: Saturday, August 4, 7 p.m.
Where: Windy City Fieldhouse, 2367 W. Logan Blvd.
Price: $15 online; $20 at the door

Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Yoga + Brunch at Pinstripes

Start your Sunday with yoga, brunch and bowling at Pinstripes. At 10 a.m., a Corepower Yoga instructor will be on hand to lead a one-hour yoga flow. Just $5 gives yogis access to the class and a complimentary mimosas, and an additional $5 adds on access to a bottomless brunch buffet after the flow.

When: Sunday, August 5, 10-11 a.m.
Where: Pinstripes, 435 E. Illinois St.
Price: $5 for admission, $5 for brunch

Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Whitewater rafting with Discovery Center

Hop aboard Indiana’s only whitewater river, the St. Joseph, with the Discovery Center. The whitewater rafting outfit is currently offering up to 51 percent off full-day trips for one or two adventurers. 

The Discovery Center offers round-trip transportation, rafting gear, three hours navigating the waters with an experienced instructor and one free beverage on a stop for food after the excursion.

When: Now through Sunday, August 12 
Where: 4318 N. Elston Ave.
Price: $49 - 79 (regularly $80 - $160)

Click here for more details, and to take advantage of this deal