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The Chicago Park District has over 70 fitness centers citywide.
The Chicago Park District has over 70 fitness centers citywide. Photo: Chicago Park District

LAP SWIM AVAILABLE FOR FREE FROM MARCH 18-24

Kick off the spring season in great shape by working out for free from March 18-24, 2019, at any of the Chicago Park District’s citywide fitness centers or pools during lap swim.  Registration is required. All activities are first come, first served based on availability.

“We hope to inspire Chicagoans to get active,” said Chicago Park District General Superintendent and CEO Mike Kelly.  “The wide range of options we offer allow people at all fitness levels to find the right workout.” 

The Chicago Park District’s 70+ fitness centers feature state-of-the-art equipment including: computerized treadmills, cross trainers, upright and recumbent bicycles, free weights and benches, cable cross-overs, multi-station weight machines and core-focused weight equipment.  

Lap swim is also available at many indoor citywide pools.  Hours and times vary by park. Monthly lap swim memberships range from $25-$40 for up to three-months. 

Memberships are available to Chicago Park District fitness centers.  Patrons must set up an account prior to registering either online or in-person for a monthly, three-month or annual membership.  There is also a gold card membership option that allows patrons to workout at any of the Chicago Park District’s citywide fitness centers.

Membership rates to the Chicago Park District’s fitness centers are affordable and generally range from $30-$60 for three months, a fraction of the cost of commercial gyms.  Accessible equipment for people with disabilities is available at 40 fitness centers. Hours of operation vary per location. Patrons who purchase any level of fitness membership during Free Fitness Week will receive a free water and towel. Offer valid while supplies last. 

For more information, visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com or call 312.742.PLAY.