Work out for free Dec. 31 and Jan. 2-4 at all Chicago Park District fitness centers throughout the city. The facilities feature state-of-the-art equipment such as computerized treadmills, cross trainers, upright bikes, recumbent bikes, free weights and benches, cable cross-overs, multi-station weight machines and core-focused weight equipment.
Sign up to work out at a fitness center this week: Click on the fitness center at which you plan to work out this week for free and register now.
Sign up in-person at your park of choice: View a list of fitness center locations here.
After a free week of fitness, you can sign up for a membership. Single site passes can be purchased monthly, for three months or for 12 months. Fees range from $10 to $20 for a monthly pass; $30 to $60 for a three-month pass; and $100-$225 for an annual pass.
There’s also a gold card, which gives the user access to all park district fitness centers. It costs $200.
Fitness classes, taught by nationally certified and professional instructors, range from group exercise instruction to personal training and cardio dance. Classes include: kickboxing, fitness boot camp, nutrition, pilates and yoga.
Lap swim sessions are available at many parks throughout the city. Hours and times vary by park. To
Sign up for lap swim here and sign up in person at the pool. After swimming for free this week, monthly membership passes can be purchased for $25 or a three-month membership costs $40.
Finally, the Chicago Park District offers complimentary use of park fitness centers for three months at a single fitness center location with a doctor’s prescription. Learn more here.