Enjoy champagne and chocolates with any Couples Massage in February! Book a 60 or 90-minute Couples Massages with our talented massage therapists today! Offer expires 2/29/20.

To schedule an appointment, please contact Amanda Irwin at airwin@ffc.com or call the club at 312-944-1030.

Take a quick peek at our newest skin care line for men: Jack Black. Now available at the FFC Gold Coast Spa.


Pickleball continues to be one of the fastest-growing activities in the club, and we are excited to watch the program grow in 2020.

The 2020 Pickleball schedule is as follows:

Open Play (all levels / 3 courts): Weekdays from 10 AM – 12 PM and Sundays from 7 – 9 AM

Intro Group Lessons: Wednesdays (Intro/Beginner) and Thursdays (Intermediate) from 9 – 10 AM

FFC Members have complimentary access to open play and lessons. Non-members do not have access to lessons but can join open play at $20 per visit.

Have questions? Need more information? Email our Fitness Director at ABryant@ffc.com.

Let 2020 be the year you tackle a new workout that tones your entire body and improves stability and balance!

Roar into the 20s with a stronger body through Pilates.
No flapping – we will tone your entire body
No crashing – we will improve your stability and balance
No prohibition – attend the classes you like

You won’t find bootleg workouts in the FFC Gold Coast Pilates Studio. Instead, you will indulge in the greatest variety of classes that we’ve ever offered! We have classes suitable for all fitness levels and areas of interest: Cardio jump boards, leg/hip mobility, spinal movement, upper and lower body strengthening.

Pricing is as follows:
Single Class…………$30
4 classes/month……$120/month
8 classes/month……$240/month

Register for classes through the FFC app. Have questions? Need assistance? Email our Pilates Coordinator Sterling Lato at Sterling.Lato@ffc.com.

Our new group fitness schedule begins on January 6. Check out the upcoming changes and additions to the schedule:

New Classes

  • Aqua Zumba: Mondays at 10 AM
  • NEW FORMAT: Core 94: Mondays at 6:15 PM

    Incinerate your core from every conceivable angle during this intense class in a 94-degree studio that combines floor work, body weight, strength moves and light weights to ignite your muscles from hips through shoulders. Finish with a heated total body stretch to melt and rejuvenate your core and more.

  • Triple Threat: Thursdays at 6:15 AM
  • Formula 94: Saturdays at 9:15 AM
  • Aqua X(treme): Sundays at 11 AM
  • Modifications to the Schedule

  • WERQ has moved to Thursdays at 7:15 PM
  • Critical Mass has moved to 8:30 AM on Saturdays
  • Austin Head is BACK on Saturdays! Catch him at 10:30 AM for Total Body Blast and 11:15 AM for Spin
  • Questions? Please contact Group Fitness manager Lara at lmele@ffc.com.

    Are you looking to get back on track after the holidays? Seeking a nutrition program that you’ll stick to for more than a couple weeks? Need a group of people going through the same thing to help keep you accountable? Join our New Year, New You 8 Week Nutrition Boot Camp at FFC Gold Coast from Tuesday, January 7 – February 25 at 7 PM.

    What you’ll get:

    • Weekly 1-hour small group sessions with a registered dietitian
    • Closed Facebook group
    • Access to the dietitian via email throughout the week
    • Meal plans and recipes/recipe of the week

    What we’ll cover:

    • Grocery store tour ($125 value)
    • Pantry makeover ($99 value)
    • Nutrition basics for every day success
    • Fad diets and why they don’t work
    • Meal prep/planning tips and tricks
    • Navigating real life – how to handle dining out, parties, the Superbowl, office goodies, etc.
    • Participants’ choice – we’ll address whatever hot topics you want to hear about
    • And more!

    Cost : $120pp with a minimum of 10 people

    Email Chelsea Rice at crice@ffc.com to register for the boot camp!

    We are constantly looking for ways to enhance your club experience. Here is a brief recap of the latest improvements made to the club:

  • New TV and enhanced seating in the women’s lounge
  • New tires on the Turf
  • New rubber area for kettlebells on the Turf
  • Men’s steam room now has an on-demand timer
  • Questions? Contact Larry at lduncan@ffc.com.

    We are starting 2020 with a bang with the music of John Sutton coursing through the cafe on Monday, January 13 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Come enjoy this guitar and bass duet as they play jazz standards, Latin and pop songs and seasonal favorites. Enjoy a seat around our fireplace while we serve complimentary warm spiced sangria (while it lasts!).

    Have questions? Email Lou at LSmith@ffc.com.

    We are excited to congratulate FFC Gold Coast member, Eileen Flaherty, on the publishing of her first book: The Perilous Step. Eileen’s book follows her own journey from childhood where she was labeled a “dummy” at school to her victorious career climb as general counsel on Wall Street, a senior appointment of merit at a top agency in Washington DC, and culminates on the top steps of the US Supreme Court. Her book will be available soon for pre-order on Amazon. Congrats, Eileen!

    Looking for an excuse to pamper yourself? We can help. Check out these great spa offers for December!

    3 pack of 60 minute massages for $305

    Making time for yourself can be challenging during the holidays. Give yourself the gift of relaxation this year with our 3 pack of massages!

    Services expire one year from date of purchase. No two discounts apply. Offer valid at all FFC locations.

    3 pack of FFC Facials for $280

    It’s no secret that winter can leave your skin dry, cracked and irritated. Keep your healthy glow all winter long with our 3 pack of FFC Facials!

    Services expire one year from date of purchase. No two discounts apply. Offer valid at Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, West Loop, Oak Park and Park Ridge locations.

    3 pack of No Chip Manicures for $125

    Keep your hands holiday party-ready this year with our 3 pack of No Chip Manicures!

    Services expire one year from date of purchase. Offer valid at FFC Lincoln Park. No two discounts apply.