West Loop News
May Message from General Manager, Steve Kmetz April 29, 2013
May is finally here, and with it comes a sense of renewal, warmer weather, and being outside to enjoy the sunshine. We are pleased to announce the opening of our outdoor pool on May 13. This is the “Ultimate Rooftop”-Michigan Avenue magazine, to lie out in the sun, take a dip in the pool, or enjoy a delicious and healthy adult beverage from PlayBar.
On Friday, May 17 we are going to have a party to kick off the pool season! DJ Toure, contests, prizes, and delicious drink specials from PlayBar will be available from 11:00am – 7:00pm. Come join us and lie out in the sun during the day, then lounge near the fire pit in the evening with your friends and favorite beverage. I look forward to seeing you at the party!
Memorial Day Club Hours April 29, 2013
In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday, here are the special hours for Monday, May 27:
FFC West Loop: 7:00am-7:00pm
Remember to also check the group fitness schedule for holiday class times.
Year of Wellness Winner April 29, 2013
We continue to follow the health and fitness journey of our Year of Wellness winner Quinetta Taylor. She has made extraordinary progress towards her goal of losing enough weight to be on the list for a kidney transplant. We now have exciting news to share from Quinetta… Click here to read her story.
Join Us For A Fun Run! April 29, 2013
Looking to join a fun running group? Then FFC is your Chicago Health Club destination. Join us on Tuesday nights at 6:00pm beginning May 7 for a complimentary “Fun Run” hosted by TriMonster® and FFC. Each Tuesday there will be a “Fun Run” at a designated FFC Club. Choose to run three miles or five miles. All levels are welcome. The first Tuesday of each month is open to Non-Members and guests. Meet at the front desk. For more information, please contact the Endurance Coaches at firstname.lastname@example.org.
May Fun Run Locations:
May 7 – West Loop
May 14 – Union Station
May 21 – South Loop
May 28 – Oak Park
Looking For A New You? April 29, 2013
Struggling to lose weight? Looking to lose 5 – 20 pounds? Are you seeking direction with your eating habits? Searching for a group of friends striving toward the same goals? Then FFC is your Chicago Health Club destination and has the program you are looking for. Come to one of our informational meetings and learn how we will transform you into a New You, so you can look and feel your best this spring. An informational meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 8 at 6:00pm. The program begins on Monday, May 13. The twelve week program is $499/Member. Program includes the ActivTrax Nutrition Tracking System, FA20 or FT7 Polar watch, 24 Small Group Training Sessions, two lectures – grocery tour and dining out, and three evaluations. Click here for more information.
National Pilates Month April 29, 2013
Join us for complimentary Pilates classes and workouts at FFC West Loop! Thursday, May 9: Try Pilates from 12:00pm-1:00pm. Thursday, May 16: Pilates for Power from 12:00pm-1:00pm. Thursday, May 23: Pilates Group Apparatus Class from 12:00pm-1:00pm. For more information, contact Mark Gruzewski at email@example.com.
Better Body Bootcamps! April 29, 2013
Have you always wanted to try a Bootcamp, but were not sure what it’s all about? Click here to view some of Chicago’s best Bootcamps like Show the Ropes, Whip Into Shape and Master Your Skills. New session begins the week of June 3 for all three formats. $120 for 1x/week and $215 for 2x/week. Click here for days and times.
Run a Half or Full Marathon April 29, 2013
June 10 – October 13. $299 (full program) for Members and $575 (full program) for Non-Members. Training for the Chicago Marathon or Chicago Half Marathon? Whether you’re a first timer or a veteran marathoner come join us! You must be able to run one mile without stopping to participate in the program. Comprehensive Chicago marathon training program includes up to three coached workouts and clinics per week which cover proper running form, nutrition, speed work, strength conditioning, yoga, and Pilates! If you missed the sold out Chicago Marathon, we still have post-close entries available through our charity partner Team Bright Pink! For more information click here or contact Joy Miles at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mother’s Day Specials April 29, 2013
Make your mom twice as happy this Mother’s Day with a special gift from FFC. “Love You Mom” includes a half-hour Massage & half-hour Facial for $109. “Mom’s Getaway” includes a one-hour Massage & one-hour Facial for $149. “Fingers and Toes” adds a Manicure & Pedicure to either package OR can be purchased alone for just $45* (regularly $60). Visit the Spa for more information or book Spa services online here. Packages are available for purchase May 1 – 12 and expire one year from date of purchase. No two discounts apply. *Applies to Express Manicure & Pedicure.
Still can’t decide what to get mom? A FFC gift card is the perfect choice! Restrictions apply, see the Front Desk for details, or purchase online here.
May Massage Special! April 29, 2013
Your next massage is just as important as your next workout, and you will feel wonderful afterwards. This month only, buy three 60-minute Massages of your choice for only $219. Plus, take home a complimentary pain relief balm.
Package available for purchase May 1- 31 and will expire one year from date of purchase. No two discounts apply. For more information, visit the Front Desk or book Spa services online here.