Not everyone can, want, or enjoy skiing. Sledding and tubing can be a nice alternative or an other way to enjoy the snow. You can sled in the wild but make sure that that at the end of your sledding area, there is a long area where you can slow down and stop.
Chicago is notorious for its winters, and with that comes plenty of winter activities that the whole family can enjoy. Here are places to snowshoe or sled with the family1. Soldier Field