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Wellness

Get fit in a safe, fun and non-intimidating exercise class.
No matter your age or ability, we offer a fitness class that is right for you.
 
Chicago Park District fitness classes offer a high-quality, low cost alternative to commercial gyms. All classes are taught by certified fitness instructors, select classes are taught by former military personnel!
 
Class offerings, schedules and class fees vary per location. There are 10 classes per session.
 

Fitness instructors

Our qualified staff of nationally certified and professional instructors holds leading credentials ranging from Group Exercise Instruction, to Personal Training and Cardio Dance. We will motivate, encourage and help you achieve your personal fitness goals!

Meet, review class offerings and enroll!
 

Fitness classes
Complete Wellness Fitness class listings can be found here. Or scroll down this page to see current class schedules by park.

Fitness class descriptions


Summer session registration
Online registration begins:
Monday, April 13 at 9AM for parks WEST of California Ave. (2800 W.)
Tuesday, April 14 at 9AM for parks EAST of California Ave. (2800 W.)

In-Person registration begins:
Saturday, April 18 for most parks. Some parks begin Monday, April 20.

Sign up for a User Account to enroll in Chicago Park District programs here


Fitness Centers
Locations and Hours
Fitness Center Map: Find a Fitness Center near you

 

Video
Free Fitness Week: Jan. 2-11, 2015 (Dec. 2014)

Troops for Fitness celebrates Veteran's Day with "Red, White & Move" announcement on FOX 32 "Good Day Chicago" (Nov. 2013)

Chicago Park District: Park Family Wellness Initiative (Nov. 2013)

 


 

Featured fitness classes:

* Fun with Food *
Fun with Food is a FUN hands-on nutrition education program designed for Park Kids participants in an after school setting, focusing on all the wonderful nutrition ideas for snacks that can easily be included in daily life. The objectives of Fun with Food is based on My PLATE and My Pyramid, giving children a structure for eating the appropriate amounts from each food group. Fun with Food is available to youth ages 6-12 at ten locations across the city. Support for Fun with Food is provided by Jewel-Osco.

Fun with Food sites:
Monday
4-4:45pm Valley Forge Park, 7001 W. 59th St., 773.229.0812
5-6pm Edgebrook Park, 6525 N. Hiawatha Ave., 773.631.7461
5-6pm Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave., 773.685.3351 [MIGHTY FIT KIDS]

Tuesday
4:30-5:30pm Humboldt Park, 1400 N. Sacramento Ave., 312.742.7549 [PARK KIDS ONLY]

Wednesday
3:30-4:30pm Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway Ave., 312.742.7502 [PARK KIDS ONLY]
4-5pm Homan Square Park, 3517 W. Arthington St., 312.746.6650 [PARK KIDS ONLY]
5-5:45pm Palmer Park, 201 E. 111th St., 312.747.6577 [PARK KIDS ONLY]

Thursday
4:30-5:30pm Pottawattomie Park, 7340 N. Rogers Ave., 773.262.5835

Friday
2:45-3:30pm & 3:45-4:30pm Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave., 312.742.7511
1:15-2pm Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn Ave., 773.685.3351 [3-5 year olds class]

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* Coca Cola Troops for Fitness Boot Camp *
Beat gym boredom with an efficient workout system that engages your entire body in a single class. Our team of both trained U.S. Veterans and certified fitness instructors lead focused sessions of push-ups, squats, jumping jacks and running drills that maximize calorie burn, increase energy and tones your entire body. This program incorporates safe and effective exercises, stressing proper form and technique.

* Coca-Cola Teen Fit Box *
Teens age 13-17 are empowered in this fun, high energy, team-focused, cross-training exercise class. Each session offers constant variety, and is open to all individual skill levels. Core focus on cardio-respiratory endurance, strength, stamina, coordination and flexibility. All workouts are scaled and modified to each teen's personal ability and performed stressing proper technique. The class promotes overall health through hands-on nutrition education, individual coaching and as a positive social environment to help build and promote a sense of community.

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New fitness classes:

  • Coca-Cola Troops for Fitness Boot Camp
  • Coca-Cola Teen Fit Box
  • Power Yoga

Returning popular favorites:

  • Kickboxing
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Yoga & Pilates
  • Small Group Personal Training
  • Cardio Conditioning

Moms (and Dads too) will be interested in:

  • Mom, Pop & Tot Boot Camp
  • Mighty Fit Family
  • Mom, Pop & Tot Yoga

Kids can get involved in:

  • Mighty Munchkins (age 3 to 5)
  • Mighty Fit Kids (age 6 to 12)
  • Sports Conditioning

Teen workout:

  • Coca-Cola Teen Fit Box

Seniors are encouraged to stay fit:

  • Senior Fitness & Nutrition


All classes are part of the Park Families Wellness Initiative, which is supported by The Coca-Cola Foundation, and offers fitness and nutrition classes for Chicagoans of all ages. The program aims to impact 125,000 patrons and to increase a family’s minutes of physical activity as well as its knowledge of a healthy lifestyle by emphasizing nutrition, dietary habits and exercise.

 

 



Summer session


Amundsen Park
6200 W. Bloomingdale Ave.
312.746.5003

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Fitness Center (Amundsen Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00

Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00

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Archer Park
4901 S. Kilbourn Ave.
773.284.7029

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Fitness Center (Archer Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $20.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $50.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00

Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00

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Broadway Armory Park
5917 N. Broadway St.
312.742.7502

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Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00

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Calumet Park
9801 S. Ave. G
312.747.6039

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Fitness Center (Calumet Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00

Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00

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Chicago Women's Park & Garden
1801 S. Indiana Ave.
312.257.4486

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Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card, Year, 18 & up, $250.00

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Clarendon Park Community Center
4501 N. Clarendon Ave.
312.742.7512

Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Douglas Park
1401 S. Sacramento Dr.
773.762.2842

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Fitness Center (Douglas Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $15.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $30.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00

Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Eckhart Park
1330 W. Chicago Ave.
312.746.5490

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Fitness Center (Eckhart Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00

Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Fernwood Park
10436 S. Wallace St.
312.747.6132

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Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00

 

Fosco Park
1312 S. Racine Ave.
312.746.5086

Fitness Center (Fosco Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $22.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $60.00
Year, 18 & up, $225.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Foster Park
1440 W. 84th St.
312.747.6135

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Fitness Center (Foster Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
Register for Fitness Center Pass Now

 

 

Gompers Park
4222 W. Foster Ave.
773.685.3270

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Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Haas Park
2402 N. Washtenaw Ave.
312.742.4552

Fitness Center (Haas Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Hamlin Park
3035 N. Hoyne Ave.
312.742.7785

 
Fitness Center (Hamlin Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $22.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $60.00
Year, 18 & up, $225.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Harrison Park
1824 S. Wood St.
312.746.5491

 
Fitness Center (Harrison Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Hayes Park
2936 W. 85th St.
312.747.6177

 
Fitness Center (Hayes Park only)
Month 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Hiawatha Park
8029 W. Forest Preserve Dr.
312.746.5559

 
Fitness Center (Hiawatha Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $22.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $60.00
Year, 18 & up, $225.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Homan Square Park
3559 W. Arthington St.
312.746.6650

 
Fitness Center (Homan Square Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $22.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $60.00
Year, 18 & up, $225.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 
Humboldt Park
1440 N. Humboldt Dr.
312.742.7549
 
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Independence Park
3945 N. Springfield Ave.
773.478.3538

Fitness Center (Independence Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Month, 60 & up (limited hours), Free
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 
Jefferson Memorial Park
4822 N. Long Ave.
773.685.3316

 
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Jesse Owens Park
8800 S. Clyde Ave.
312.747.6709

 
Fitness Center (Jesse Owens Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Jesse White Community Center
410-412 W. Chicago Ave.

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Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00


 

Kelvyn Park
4438 W. Wrightwood Ave.
312.742.7547

 
Fitness Center (Kelvyn Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Kilbourn Park
3501 N. Kilbourn Ave.
773.685.3351

 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

La Follette Park
1333 N. Laramie Ln.
773.287.0541

 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Margate Park
4921 N. Marine Dr.
312.742.7522

 
Fitness Center (Margate Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

McGuane Park
2901 S. Poplar Ave.
312.747.6497

 
Fitness Center (McGuane Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Norwood Park
5801 N. Natoma Ave.
773.631.4893

 
Fitness Center (Norwood Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $30.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $75.00
Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Palmer Park
201 E. 111th St.
312.747.6576

 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
Ping Tom Memorial Park
1700 S. Wentworth Ave.
312.225.3121

 
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Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00

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Piotrowski Park
4247 W. 31st St.
312.747.6608
312.745.4801

 
Fitness Center (Piotrowski Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $22.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $60.00
Year, 18 & up, $225.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Pottawattomie Park
7340 N. Rogers Ave.
773.262.5835

 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Rosedale Park
6312 W. Rosedale Ave.
773.631.7156

 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 

Russell Square Park
3045 E. 83rd St.
312.747.6651

 
Fitness Center (Russell Square Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
Sauganash Park
5861 N. Kostner Ave.
773.685.6122

 

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Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00


Scottsdale Playground Park
4637 W. 83rd St.
773.284.1826

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Fitness Center (Scottsdale Playground Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00

Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Shabbona Park
6935 W. Addison St. 773.685.6205
Gymnastic Center 773.685.4260

 
Fitness Center (Shabbona Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $22.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $60.00
Year, 18 & up, $225.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Sheil Park
3505 N. Southport Ave.
312.742.7826

 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Sheridan Park
910 S. Aberdeen St.
312.746.5369

 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Sherwood Park
5701 S. Shields Ave.
773.256.0926

 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

South Shore Cultural Center
7059 S. South Shore Dr.
773.256.0149

 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

 

Taylor-Lauridsen Park
704 W. 42nd St.
312.747.6729

 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Valley Forge Park
7001 W. 59th St.
773.229.0812

 
Fitness Center (Valley Forge Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Washington Park
5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr.
773.256.1248

 
Fitness Center (Washington Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
 
 
 

Welles Park
2333 W. Sunnyside Ave.
312.742.7511

 
Fitness Center (Welles Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $22.00
Senior: 60 & up (limited hours), Free
Three Month, 18 & up, $60.00
Year, 18 & up, $225.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 
West Lawn Park
4233 W. 65th St.
773.284.2803

 
 
Fitness Center (West Lawn Park only)
Month, 18 & up, $17.00
Senior: 60 & up (limited hours), Free
Three Month, 18 & up, $45.00
Year, 18 & up, $150.00
 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

Willye White Park
1610 W. Howard St.
773.262.5051

 
Fitness Center (access to all fitness centers citywide)
Gold Card: Three Month, 18 & up, $80.00
Gold Card: Year, 18 & up, $250.00
 

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