Fitness centers are everywhere in Chicago. Therefore only the main chains are quoted here. Once you settle in, check which one is the closest to your home or find a local fitness center. Do not hesitate to request a complete tour of the facility and a try out before registering. Among the interesting services some of them offer is the “Kid Club” where you can train while designated staff cares for your children.
Bally Fitness Center http://www.ballyfitness.com
Bally Fitness Center is one of the main leaders of the fitness industry within the US and is the leader on the Chicago market. This company has 22 clubs in the Chicagoland area. Half of them are located inside the city of Chicago.
Bally Fitness Centers are huge. The equipment, services and classes they supply are: Cardio Equipment, Child Play Center, Group Exercise Classes, Martial Arts, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Yoga, Indoor Track, Pool, Steam, Whirlpool, Racquetball, Squash, Massage, Chiropractic, Basketball, Tennis, Tanning, Chiropractor, Dolphin Swim.
Their website is also in Spanish and they have Spanish speaking staff.
Curves has 12 clubs in the Chicagoland area. Curves Clubs targets specifically women and offers a complete fitness and nutrition solution. Curves is also one of the leader within the US fitness industry and has developed a wide network of clubs in the US and abroad through its franchise system.
Fitness Formula Clubs http://www.fitnessformulaclubs.com
FFC has 9 clubs located through the city of Chicago and offers classical fitness equipments and classes.
Chicago Athletic Clubs http://www.chicagoathleticclubs.com/club/scripts/home/home.asp
The four locations offer classical fitness equipments and classes. The Lincoln Park location has a pool.