1. Cold Winter? Our Kids Gym Is Turning Up the Heat

    The weather outside is frightful, but the children’s activities inside are delightful! If you’re looking for a fun, safe way for your children to stay warm and continue to grow this winter, then Hot Ground Gym is what you’re looking for.  Our kids gym is conveniently located in Vernon Hills and offers children’s activities and learning opportunities galore. This holiday season while you…Read More

  2. 5 Fun Winter Activities to Do With Your Kids

    Things are starting to get cold outside. The temperatures are dropping, the leaves are falling, and the snow is coming. But just because there’s a blanket of snow on the ground doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of fun activities to do with your kids during the frigid winter months. It can sometimes feel like all there is to do is turn on that TV and pop some popcorn. While that can certainly …Read More

  3. Even More Skills of a Great Leader

    One of the primary motivations of our kids gym in Vernon Hills is to equip children with the appropriate tools to grow up in a healthy and well-rounded way. This very much includes instilling our kids with the skills required to be an effective leader. This is an essential part of our program’s “3 PRONGED APPROACH™” that consists of physical, mental, and character development. Our kids gym…Read More

  4. Camping With Your Kids: The Essentials (Pt. 2)

    In our previous blog post, we started exploring some of the essentials for taking a family camping trip. Last time we talked about practicing camping trips at home, either in your backyard or at a nearby park. We also discussed the importance of planning and organizing for the trip, and some of the ways you can involve your children in the organization process. Let’s now take a look at some more…Read More

  5. Camping With Your Kids: The Essentials (Pt. 1)

    It’s officially summertime — and that means plenty of opportunity for camping with your kids! There is simply no better time of year to go camping than in the next few months. Of course, there’s something to be said about winter camping. But when children are involved, the summer months are going to bring with them the most comfortable temperatures and the safest conditions. So, as summer co…Read More

  6. Obstacle Courses For Kids

    Hot Ground Gym in Vernon Hills offers a huge range of activities and courses for your kids. And now that it’s summertime, your kids will have the time and energy for focusing on all the exciting and character-building activities we have on offer. As the summer gets into full swing (and as your kids get into full swing as well), you might be looking for the perfect kinds of summertime activities.…Read More

  7. Training Kids With Our 3 PRONGED APPROACH

    It is now officially the time of year where kids are able to get the most physical activity. For most families, summer means that our kiddos will be having lots of spare time. Not all parents get the same kind of free time that their kids get, so that means parents are often left scrambling for ideas to fill the summer hours for their children. Here in Vernon Hills, one of the best ways to keep yo…Read More

  8. 5 Ways To Be Active As A Family

    At Hot Ground Gym in Vernon Hills, we are big proponents of the physical health of the children in our community. We offer a unique and novel approach to youth fitness by providing a kids’ gym in Vernon Hills. That said, we recognize that sending your child to a gym every day is simply not within budget for most families. It is for this reason that we have put together a list of ideas to get you…Read More

  9. Why Summer Camp Is A Must

    Ah, the magic of summer camp. If you have ever been to camp, whether overnight or day, you can easily relate to this nostalgia. Camp is surely the most unique summer experience a child can walk through. At Hot Ground Gym in Vernon Hills, we have combined two of our favorite things: camp and fitness. And so, in an attempt to put words to the magic of camp, we will give you four reasons why you migh…Read More

  10. Sneaky Ways To Feed Your Child Their Vegetables

    Let’s be honest, not all vegetables are created equal. Even as an adult, you can probably think of at least one vegetable that does not bode well with you. Now, try to remember what it was like being “forced” to eat those abominable vegetables as kids. It was like the end of the world, and that is no exaggeration of how it felt! If you are the parent of a picky eater, it can seem impossible …Read More