Activity center

Get a ‘taste of TPAC’ at the Saturday Activity Center Open House in Northbrook


After opening to the public only 15 months ago, the Techny Prairie Activity Center (TPAC) will host a Open day this Saturday, April 23, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free admission event aims to introduce potential members to TPAC’s many services and amenities. Located at 180 Anets Drive, TPAC is home to a fitness floor with cardio, strength and functional fitness equipment, two group fitness studios with a variety of in-person and virtual group fitness options, an indoor track and a stretching area and gymnasium. TPAC is also Northbrook’s only Net-Zero installationwhich means that the building produces all the energy it needs to function thanks to its sustainable infrastructure.

The open day will host a special group fitness program filled with featured classes open to all, fun activities for kids in the Children’s corner, as well as drawings, suppliers and presentations. All Open House events will be free to non-members, so attendees are encouraged to bring friends and family to try out the facility’s various amenities.

The Kids’ Corner opens at 7:45 a.m. for participants with children who wish to take group fitness classes starting at 8 a.m. Although parents are welcome to drop off their children, they must remain in the building. Reservations for the children’s corner are recommended but not required. Call 847-897-6180 to make a reservation.