Best Paintball in Illinois (IL)

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PAINTBALL EXPLOSION

Located in Dundee is Paintball Explosion Park. In addition to traditional paintball they also offer Low Impact paintball, airsoft, and indoor laser tag. They have seven themed scenario fields for tons of fun. Their hazards are great, and range from upturned cars, to two story bunkers, to ambulances, and more! They offer games for players of all levels of experience, and ensure that everyone has an enjoyable and safe game. Their field and rental fees are very fair. Their paint is a little pricey, but it’s very high quality so you’re getting what you pay for. Paintball Explosion is a field paint only park, so plan accordingly. Their memberships are also really affordable, and definitely worth picking up if you play paintball frequently. You can even get a Silver membership for free with the purchase of a marker at their pro shop. In addition to open play, Paintball Explosion also hosts numerous awesome events, so be sure to check those out! Overall a really great place to get your adrenaline pumping with a day of paintball! Paintball Explosion does require signed waivers from all players prior to play. Players under 18 will need the signature of a parent or guardian. The waiver is available to be signed and submitted electronically on their website.

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SALTFORK PAINTBALL

Saltfork Paintball in St. Joseph is a great paintball park. They have good rental rates, but if you have your own equipment their field fees are extremely affordable. Saltfork Paintball is a field paint only park, but their paint prices are reasonable. Just plan ahead and don’t bring your own paint. They have six scenario fields with two story bridges and bunkers, forts, low walls, and the natural terrain of hybrid woodsball fields. They’re set up for a number of different game modes and have fields of varying size for different styles of matches. In addition to open play and private matches they also host special events. The events calendar on their site is kept up to date, so make sure you keep an eye out for seasonal or other special scenario games! Saltfork Paintball is practically a guaranteed good time, so head over to their next open play and see for yourself! Signed waivers are required from all players at Saltfork Paintball. Players under 18 will also need the signature of a parent or guardian. Waivers can be filled out and submitted electronically on their website.

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XTREME PAINTBALL PARK

Xtreme Paintball Park in Millstadt is definitely worth a visit. In addition to paintball they also offer airsoft and laser tag. They offer open play every weekend on Saturdays and Sundays, and take reservations for private parties on weekdays. Unlike most places, private groups are not stuck with a time limit, which makes Xtreme Paintball Park an amazing choice for a birthday or other special event. They have 11 awesome fields, including a netted airball field for close quick matches. Their other fields include a castle, trenches, bunkers, and a shipyard. They’ve got everything you need for tons of different and exciting games of paintball. Their field and rental prices are pretty fair, and because they’re a field paint only facility you’ll want to plan on purchasing your paint on site. Xtreme Paintball Park is a great way for you and your squad to get your adrenaline pumping with some extreme paintball! Xtreme Paintball requires all players to sign a waiver before play. Players under 18 must get the signature of a parent or guardian. The waiver can be signed and submitted electronically on their website.

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PEKIN PAINTBALL PARK

Pekin Paintball Park is, as you can guess from the name, located in Pekin. In addition to traditional paintball they also offer Low Impact paintball, nerf parties, and airsoft. They have a great field with tons of different zones, obstacles, and hazards. Bunkers, a castle, forts, and two story structures among other hazards make for some really exciting games. The way their field is laid out allows for tons of different game modes as well, so you don’t have to just play standard elimination all the time. Their prices are affordable, and they have everything you’ll need to enjoy a day of paintball. Pekin Paintball Park is a field paint only park, but their paint prices are reasonable. Just don’t plan on bringing your own paint. They have a club membership with some good deals. If you play a lot of paintball, make sure you look into it. They even occasionally host tournaments and other events, so keep an eye on their events calendar! Pekin Paintball Park is a great place for some serious fun. All players at Pekin Paintball Park are required to submit a signed waiver before play. Players under 18 will need the signature of a parent or guardian. The waiver can be filled out and submitted electronically on their website.

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FOX PAINTBALL

Fox Paintball in Newark (not to be confused with their retail store and offices in Aurora) is an excellent paintball park. Their hours change with the seasons, so make sure you check before heading out to the field. They have open play during the weekend on Saturdays and Sundays, but can be booked for private parties on weekdays. They sometimes also open on weekdays for special holidays. Their field and rental fees are pretty affordable. Full price admission allows you to bring your own paint, but tickets or Groupons will require you to either buy paint on site or pay a paint fee to use your own. They also offer memberships that are worth looking into if you play paintball frequently. They have several options to choose from, and their six month membership is included free with with certain gun purchases. Fox Paintball also occasionally hosts special events. They’re worth looking out for! At the end of the day you’ll have surely had a blast playing paintball at Fox Paintball, so do yourself a favor and check them out! Fox Paintball requires signed waivers from all players. Players under 18 will need the signature of a parent or guardian. Waivers are available for download from their website.