A group works out at the beach on a sunny day in a fitness class that is part of the We Move Chicago initiative.

The We Move Chicago initiative promotes, educates, and motivates Chicagoans of all ages and abilities to adopt a healthier lifestyle through moving more and eating better.  All Chicago Park District wellness-related programs, events, facilities, and other related initiatives fall under We Move Chicago.

Come out & get moving!  Learn about the many fitness opportunities available throughout the city at Chicago Moves Day, May 1 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at Federal Plaza.  If you can't make it to Federal Plaza, work out for FREE on May 1 at any Chicago Park District Fitness Center. Purchase a Fitness Center Gold Membership on May 1, online or at a park, and receive 25% off. Use coupon code CMD2019. Learn more.


Fitness Events

Join us at one of these upcoming fitness events:

Chicago Moves Day 
May 1 |  11:30 am-1:30 pm
Federal Plaza ( Adams St. & Dearborn Pkwy.) 

Mother-Daughter Yoga
May 11 | 10-11 am
Sheil Park, 3505 N. Southport Ave.


Wellness Classes

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.

Fitness Facilities 

In addition to the variety of fitness and nutrition classes offered in the parks, take advantage of the facilities available in Chicago's parks to keep you active and fit.  From our 70+ fitness centers offering state-of-the-art equipment at an affordable membership rate, to our outdoor fitness courses and the many paths and trails found in our parks, you'll find the perfect place for you to keep moving in the parks.