Latest News Around the Clubs


West Loop Outdoor Pool & Splash Bar Opening This Saturday 5/28


You know it’s officially summer when the rooftop opens! Join us for our grand opening of the 2016 summer season on Saturday, May 28. We’ll see you out there!

Pool & Splash Bar Hours

Monday – Friday Hours *

Outdoor pool: 8 AM – 7 PM | Splash Bar 11 AM – 9 PM

Family Swim Hours: Monday – Thursday 8 AM – 5 PM

Saturday & Sunday Hours *

Outdoor pool: 8 AM – 7 PM | Splash Bar 11 AM – 7:30 PM

*Weather permitting. Please note advance notice will be given for event closures.

Summer Guest Policies

Summer Club/ Outdoor Pool guest fees (Memorial Day – Labor Day) $30 members.

Splash Bar is open to the public Monday – Friday for beverage service only.

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Attention Members: Construction Updates & Closures May 23 – 31

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Please be aware of the following construction updates happening between May 23 – May 31; taking place over Memorial Day Weekend. We thank you for your understanding as we make improvements to the club!

  • Men & Women’s Locker Rooms will be unavailable from Monday, May 23 and will reopen Saturday, May 28 due to pool renovation work.
  • Studio 1 will be closed from Thursday, May 26 to Tuesday, May 31 in order to refinish the floor. Classes will be limited at the club during this time.
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Attention Members: Steam Room Back Up and Running

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Attention members – the steam room is currently back up and running.

Thank you for your patience!


May Spa Specials: Mother’s Day, Marathons & More!


ELEMIS Skincare Now Available at FFC

New! Experience the ultimate brand in European luxury skin care – Elemis. Elemis brings innovative technology, and therapeutic massage to the spas at Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, and Oak Park.

We are now offering BIOTEC super-charged facials, which provide immediate results, plus anti-aging for both men and women. Soothe away soreness with Elemis’ Deep Muscle Massage incorporating exotic massage oils and techniques like Thai and Lomi Lomi. This hypnotic massage treatment will allow you to drift away and return pain free AND carefree.

Aromastone Massage Therapy will warm your muscles, and melt away stress and areas of tension. With the use of warm stones and therapeutic massage oils, your therapist will work through problem zones and muscle adhesions, leaving you feeling deeply relaxed. Try either 90-minute treatment this month and save $20!

Marathon Recovery in May

The Race to the Spa is On! Don’t let muscle soreness or fatigue throw your marathon training off track – show us a race bib or race registration* ANY time during the month and save $10 off your massage! Plus, take advantage of our Performance Massage packages – as low as $164 for 3 sessions!

*Each race bib / registration will be recorded and may only be used once.

May Mother’s Day Specials

Treat your mom to some much-deserved time to herself with a gift from the spa! Check out a list of featured May exclusives; specials vary by club.

Massage & Facial Combo – Available at FFC Oak Park

  • 60-Minute Massage & Facial Combo – $150 (reg. $175)*
  • Two 75-Min Signature Minute Massages – $175 (reg. $210)*

Redeem either spa package in May and receive $10 back in Spa Bucks to use on your next visit! Gift cards are also available for purchase in any amount.

*Offer expires 5/31/16. Packages expire one year from date of purchase. May not be combined with other discounts or offers.

Massage, Facial & Ortanic Combo – Available at FFC Lincoln Park, Gold Coast and West Loop

  • 60-Minute Massage & Facial Combo – $150 (reg. $175)*
  • 60-Minute Massage & Facials, Plus One Ortanic – $175 (reg. $222)*

Redeem either spa package in May and receive $10 back in Spa Bucks to use on your next visit!  Gift cards are also available for purchase in any amount.

*Offer expires 5/31/16. Packages expire one year from date of purchase. May not be combined with other discounts or offers.

Massage Special Combo – Available at FFC Union Station, East Lakeview, Halsted Street and South Loop

  • Two 60-Minute Massages – $150 (reg. $175)*
  • Two 75-Minute Signature Minute Massages – $175 (reg. $210)*

*Offer expires 5/31/16. Packages expire one year from date of purchase. May not be combined with other discounts or offers.

Just Announced: Ortanic Pop Up Location at FFC South Loop!

Great news from Ortanic!  In May, we will be launching a pop-up location at FFC South Loop!  To celebrate our kick-off we will be offering an FFC member-exclusive offer of 50% off your first airbrush tan at that location. Just show this eNews story to receive your discount!

About Ortanic

Ortanic is Chicago’s #1 sunless tanning solution. Our custom airbrush tans are delivered with precision by a trained artist who will blend the perfect color for you and apply it using small airbrushes. The tan takes only about 15 minutes to apply and lasts 7-10 days!  These gorgeous tans come without the burn and are perfect for your special event or just to maintain a healthy glow all year-round. For more information call 312-360-1151 or visit


Lakeview Bike-Friendly Business Discount Program


The Lakeview and Lakeview East Chambers of Commerce have partnered with their business community to promote our bike-friendly neighborhood with the Bike-Friendly Business discount program! Show your bicycle helmet at FFC East Lakeview and receive the following specials:

  • $10 off single day guest pass for non-members
  • $5 off any regular priced 30-minute massage in The Spa @ FFC
  • $10 off any regular priced 60-minute massage in The Spa @ FFC
  • $15 off any regular priced 90-minute massage in The Spa @ FFC
  • 10% off any regular priced items in the Sports Shop

For a full list of the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce participating businesses and deals, visit! Questions? Contact Jason Hammers at or Jessica Mayo at

12 Week Challenge

New! 12 Week Summer Transformation Program


12 Week Challenge

Diet and exercise are good, but nothing gets you dramatic results like this 12 week body transformation program will. Our program is highly customized and tailored specifically for your body type, workout history and goals for a complete overhaul that will result in 180 degree changes. Shed unwanted body fat and add muscle tone through our combination of expert fitness coaching, accountability and motivation practices. Pair that with our consistent workout planning and proper nutrition counseling and you won’t believe what you accomplish!

12-week Program Includes:

  • Individualized program orientation and goal setting with your transformation specialist and registered dietician
  • Customized weekly workout plan on an escalating scale to achieve your goals
  • Nutrition-based meal plans tailored specifically to your goals to help you achieve maximum results
  • Twelve 60-minute personal training sessions
  • Twelve 30-minute small group Transformation Bootcamps (1 per week)
  • Weekly weigh-in and progress check to ensure continued improvement
  • An on-call support network exclusive to program participants to help you stay focused, motivated and accountable along the way
  • Group camraderie with fellow program participants and cheer each other on to success
  • FFC water bottle

3-Phase Program:

  • Phase 1: Get the body in gear as we build up stability, endurance, core, and stamina to ramp up your metabolism
  • Phase 2: Watch the fat melt away through high intensity interval training while preserving muscle mass
  • Phase 3: Tone up as we add muscular definition for a lean, toned and sleek look

Cost & Contact Info:

The program $364.99 per month. Contact Master Trainer Ryan Shepherd for more information at

Posture Workshop

Posture Workshop Saturday, 5/21 from 12:30 – 1 PM

Posture Workshop

At a desk all day? Sore from your commute? Join us in Studio 2 on Saturday, May 21 for a posture workshop! Learn the basics to preventing stiffness and pain in this free 30-minute workshop. Find out if massage or changes to your workout can help (hint: IT CAN!) Email to sign up!

Plus, receive 20%* off any spa service with Chris at the end of the workshop!

*Offer may not be combined with any other discount or package. Date of appointment must be before 6/30/16.  

Cinco De Mayo Zumba

Cinco De Mayo Zumba – 5/5; 5:45 – 6:45 PM

Cinco De Mayo Zumba

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo in style with our special tag team Zumba class! Join us in Studio 1 on Thursday, May 5th from 5:45 – 6:45. Get moving and burn upwards of 600 calories per class!!

Contact Dominick DeFranco at for more info and to RSVP!