Have a kid that likes to get in on the action, rather than jockey the sidelines? Invite your star and their biggest cheerleaders to do everything from rock climbing to circus acrobatics to indoor skydiving. Flip through our album for all the places you can burn big energy — and then come home to a calm (and clean) house.

For Ninja Warrioring: Windy City Ninjas

Got a birthday boy or girl that’s more sporty than spice? Windy City Ninjas is a new 10,000 square foot gym with a variety of obstacles to challenge wanna-be American Ninja Warriors from age 2 to any adult looking to tap their fierce inner Ninja. Throw them the ultimate active shindig that’ll keep them moving and leave them exhausted.

Windy City Ninjas
2500 W. Bradley Place. North Center
773-886-1996
Online: windycityninjas.com

What’s your favorite place for a birthday party? Let us know in the Comments!

— Maria Chambers & Jen Peterson