Entries by Megan Zink

2017 Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Hours

Can you believe it’s almost June?! Memorial Day Weekend is almost here! We’re wishing you a happy and healthy holiday weekend. Below are the operating hours for each club through the holiday weekend and this year’s holiday on Monday, May 29. Monday, May 29 FFC Union Station – 8 AM – 2 PM All other […]

Spotlight Company of the Month: Easter Seals

We are excited to share that our Spotlight Company of the Month for May is Easter Seals! Monday May 15 through Friday May 19, we will be hosting Easter Seals employees to take advantage of the 141 club for free as well as have many special events, including the following: Class Club Card: take 4 […]

Summer Olympic Challenge Signup May 1 – 31

Where do you rank among your colleagues? Starting Monday, May 1 through May 31, sign up to become a part of our 3rd annual summer olympics. This 6-8 week competition will challenge you both physically and mentally. There will be a $20 entry fee per team member. Your team will compete in exciting endurance, strength […]

New: Premier Membership Option

The 141 Jackson club is now offering our NEW PREMIER MEMBERSHIP!  If you are a current member and would like to upgrade or if you are someone that is new, this membership WILL give you everything we have to offer and then some! Premier Membership $100  enrollment fee $130 per month Included are the following: Multi-club […]

New Fitness Class Offerings for May

Check out our new schedule on the website or app and get ready for summer! New format: Yoga Sculpt with Destini on Fridays 12:15-1 PM New class: Spinning with Gavin on Thursdays 12:05-12:55 PM (complete with black lights!) It’s back!: Body 360 with Heather on Tuesdays 11:15-12 PM, Total Body Blast with Amy on Fridays […]

Building-Wide Run Club: May 1 – 25

Running in the Corporate Challenge? Let us help you train. Members and non-members welcome to participate for free, just meet at the fitness center front desk. Each run will be approximately 3 miles/10 min pace. BONUS… 15 minute ab and stretch class afterwards! Everyone who participates will have access to locker room facilities after the […]

Complimentary Injury Screenings Presented By NovaCare

Don’t let an injury slow you down! Take advantage of a complimentary injury screening, courtesy of NovaCare, during any one of the times in May below. FFC East Lakeview     May 18th, 4pm-6pm FFC Halsted Street     May 19th, 3:30pm-5:30pm FFC Lincoln Park        May 23rd 5pm-7pm FFC Oak Park               May 24th 5pm-8pm FFC Park Ridge           May 2nd […]

FFC Members: Enjoy Discounted Cirque Du Soleil Tickets!

We are excited to partner with Cirque du Soleil to offer you a 15% discount on tickets to their newest show, LUZIA, playing from July 21 to Sept 3, under the Big Top, at the United Center! LUZIA invites you to escape to an imaginary Mexico! For more information, visit  http://cirk.me/2oYsTS1. FYI, your promo code […]

Sign Up for the USA Triathlon & Ironman Tri Club!

Are you a USA Triathlon (USAT) member? Join the FFC TriMonster Triathlon Club and Chicago IronMonster Ironman Tri Club – the 2014 USAT club national champions! FREE to join the FFC team & compete at races together! Training discounts for USAT members Free training plans & monthly team socials Prizes for participation, volunteering, and performances Group workouts and […]

Outdoor Deck Party – Tuesday 5/23; 6:30 – 8:00 PM

You are invited to an evening of food and drink with your favorite FFC Lincoln Park staff to kick off the official opening of the outdoor deck. Bring a complimentary guest to work out throughout the day as a thank you for being a loyal member.   RSVP for the event at https://goo.gl/forms/4aeYNLbpObM5jYf92. Contact Melissa […]

Free MYZONE M3 Belt!

Be one of the first 5 members in May to enroll in a full month of unlimited HIIT Training workouts at FFC Lincoln Park and receive a MyZone M3 Belt valued at $99.95. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is designed to spare precious muscle, increase cardiovascular strength, and elicit EPOC (Excess Post-Oxygen Consumption) proven to […]

Punch, Kick & Mitts! Thursdays; 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Fitness meets real life self-defense in this workout led by Andres Roldan that covers the basics of Tae Kwon Do, boxing, core strengthening, stability, and balance. All levels are welcomed. Class meets Thursday nights from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Performance Training Center. Contact Andres Roldan, Master Trainer and 2nd Degree Blackbelt at aroldan@ffc.com […]

Parents’ Night Out – Saturday, 5/20; 5 – 8 PM

Join us Saturday, May 20th from 5:00-8:00pm for a Superhero Party at Kids’ Club! We take the kids while you enjoy an evening at the theatre, a romantic dinner, catching up with friends, or quiet time with your partner. Our mini members will enjoy comic book story time, dinner, a movie, and they’ll get to […]

Active Release Technique® (ART) at NovaCare Rehabilitation at FFC Lincoln Park

Active Release Technique® (ART) at NovaCare Rehabilitation North Avenue Lincoln Park Clinic Active Release Technique is a soft tissue movement based treatment technique to address problems in muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and fascia. ART has been shown to be helpful for a variety of conditions including low back pain, tendonitis (Achilles, golfers/tennis elbow, swimmer’s shoulder, […]

Children’s Group Swim Lessons – 5/6 – 7/2

Make this summer a splash and sign your child up for our children’s group swim lesson program! The 8-week session will meet Saturdays and Sundays beginning May 6 and 7, running through July 1 and 2. Class will not meet over Memorial Day weekend (May 27/28). Makeup sessions will be July 8/9. Session fees Aqua […]

Join Us for a Wine Tasting – Friday, 5/12; 7 PM

We have a lot to celebrate! In honor of the weather getting warmer, our 3rd floor sundeck opening and the launch of our new wine list at our local’84 Cafe, we will be hosting a wine tasting on Friday, 5/12 at 7 PM. We will be taking feedback from you in order to build our wine […]

Parents’ Night Out – 5/26; 5:45 – 9 PM

Stomp, chomp, growl and roar… everyone can be a dinosaur! Drop the kids off on May 26 from 5:45 – 9 PM and take some time for yourselves. Fun dinosaur-themed activities will be featured. Cost: $25 for 1 child, $35 for 2 children; $5 for each additional child. For more information and to sign up, […]

Mother-Daugther Tea – Sunday, 5/21; 1 – 3 PM

Celebrate the time-honored tradition of afternoon tea with your daughter, granddaughter, mother or best friend on Sunday, May 21 from 1 – 2 PM. Tea party refreshments will be served and fancy hats and gloves are encouraged. $30 for adults, $15 for first child; $5 for each additional child. For more information, contact jlong@ffc.com!  

Check Out These 2 New Small Group Training Options at FFC Old Town

TRX-Specific Group Training with Eric Alexon Tuesdays 6:30 AM and Wednesdays 6:30 PM Have you ever wanted to learn more about the TRX and the ways it can challenge your muscles? Eric Alexon is starting a TRX-specific training class, designed to challenge your core, improve your flexibility, and really push your fitness to a whole new level. […]

Take Your Picture With the Trophy!

Been wondering about this huge trophy up front?  Thanks to all of our amazing members and team, we won this 2016 Champion’s Cup trophy in a friendly competition between FFC clubs. Way to go South Loop! Pictured below are just a few people that helped make this happen. We encourage you to take your picture […]

Parents’ Night Out – Saturday, May 20; 4 – 7 PM

Steal some time for yourself and relax, or catch up on tasks completed so much more easily without the kids in tow and take advantage of this month’s Parents’ Night Out on Saturday, May 20 from 4 – 7 PM! To sign up and inquire about pricing, contact Chris Irwin at cirwin@ffc.com or stop by […]

New Equipment: Octane Lateral X Machines

Octane Lateral X Machines Keep an eye out for our two brand new Octane Lateral X machines! You will burn more calories than traditional cross trainers. This cross trainer offers adjustable 3D movement that transitions from a vertical, stepping motion to a lateral motion for greater challenge and results.     Iron Grip Urethane Encased […]

MYZONE Mayzone Challenge at FFC South Loop – 5/7 – 5/27

Join us with MYZONE for the Mayzone Challenge! The Mayzone Challenge is a three-week competition focusing on different types of exercise to give an average workout program the kick and redirection it needs to start seeing significant gains. This program will allow you to have a better overall knowledge on how different heart rate zones affect […]

Have You Heard? Check Out Front Desk Associate Bryce Hogland’s Band!

HereComeHere is an original alternative rock band originating from Cincinnati, Ohio. Following the success of their 2015 EP, “Lionhead”, performing with various national acts, and becoming one of the most popular local bands in Cincinnati, the band  released their new full-length album “CHERNOBYL”. The album was released on iTunes, Spotify, GooglePlay, and other online stores […]

local ’84 May Featured Artist – Member Neely Benn

Neely Benn (aka just Nee) initially trained at New York University’s Tisch School of the Performing Arts as a musical theater student until she realized living out of a suitcase ignored her needs of being basic and stable. She now has a master degree in social work from Washington University, St. Louis, and a bachelor […]