Please be aware that due to ComEd shutting down the power to the block for repairs, we will be closing the club early Thursday evening, 8/23 at 9:30 PM and expect to have everything back up and running Friday morning 8/24 by 6:30 AM. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience! For any questions, please contact Sherry Steele at ssteele@ffc.com.

Join us on Saturday, August 18 from 4 – 7 PM for a night to enjoy a few hours of a summer evening to yourself! The evening will be filled with fun for mini members members ages 3 months to 13 years. For more information, please contact Chris Irwin at cirwin@ffc.com!

Join our amazing training team and registered dietitian to have some fun and learn something new to enhance your fitness routine with these complimentary sessions. See you there!

  • Workout Of The Month – 8/7 @ 6 – 7 PM Charles
  • Fun Session – 8/14 @ 6 – 6:30 PM Cindy
  • Fun session – 8/21 @ 6 – 6:30 PM Devin
  • Fun session – 8/28 @ 6 – 6:30 PM Brad

Head over to the Field Museum at 1400 South Lakeshore Drive on weekends this summer for a ton of exciting fitness and wellness events and programming!

Field Market Days – Saturdays – 8/11, 8/25; 2 – 6 PM

Join us on the South Terrace of the Field Museum for a farmers market with fresh produce, food, beer, live music, vendors and event activities for kids!

Fitness at the Field – Sundays – 8/5, 8/12, 8/19; 8 – 9 AM

Get your sweat on under the shadow of Chicago’s Field Museum this summer! Join us every Sunday from 8 – 9 AM for a different rotating workout. Visit theNSPB.com or email info@theNSPB.org! Classes in July will include Zumba with Dominick DeFranco on 7/22 and a kick butt boot camp with Ben Timmis on 7/28.

July’s workout of the month focuses on blasting fat with higher volume and lower weight. The featured move is the TRX inverted row, plus this month’s workout gives you plenty of opportunities to earn your MEPs for Move2Win. Click here to download the workout and check out the videos.

NEW FOR July: kick off July and Move2Win with a full workout at ANY club Monday, July 2 at 6:00 PM!

Every 90 minutes someone is diagnosed with ALS.

Please join us Saturday, July 14 for Windy City Sweatout along with ALS, Life Fitness and McCollister’s for a special workout featuring some of Fitness Formula Club’s best instructors – Jennifer Dahl and Austin Head – on the main stage before Chicago’s largest country music and BBQ festival, Windy City Smokeout! Choose from

  • 9 – 9:45 AM – spinning interval
  • 10 – 10:45 AM – HIIT

Participants will also receive a post-class champagne toast, admission to the day’s events at Windy City Smokeout, and the opportunity to win prizes, swag, VIP passes, FFC memberships/dues, meet-and-greets with music artists and more!

>>> Register here! <<<

All proceeds benefit Augie’s Quest to Cure ALS – learn more at www.augiesquest.org.

We’re wishing you and your friends and family a happy, safe and healthy 4th of July holiday. Please find the holiday operating hours for each club below for 2018:

Tuesday, July 3

  • All clubs close at 8 PM

Wednesday, July 4

  • FFC Boystown, East Lakeview, Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Oak Park & South Loop: 7 AM – 3 PM
  • FFC Park Ridge & West Loop: 7 AM – 5 PM
  • FFC Old Town & Union Station: closed

Thursday, July 5

  • Regular club hours (all 24-hour clubs will open at 4:30 AM).

Reap all the benefits of a restful and relaxing summer and enhance them with us at the spa! Take advantage of the following offers through the month of July:

30-Minute Deep Tissue Massage for $65

Available at all clubs with a spa

Offer expires July 31st, 2018. No two discounts apply. Other exclusions may apply.

Petite Facial for $65

Available at FFC Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, Oak Park, Park Ridge and West Loop

Offer expires July 31st, 2018. No two discounts apply. Other exclusions may apply.

NovaCare Rehabilitation clinicians will be performing complimentary injury screens at our Fitness Formula Club centers on the following dates this summer. Are you suffering from pain or an injury that just isn’t going away? Come by and let our experienced clinicians answer your questions. If your pain can’t wait, make an appointment today at injuryhotline@novacare.com. Otherwise, follow the link for more details on when our clinicians will be available https://bit.ly/2yb4c6Q.

FFC East Lakeview: July 3;5 – 7 PM & July 21; 9:30 – 10:30 PM

FFC Halsted Street: July 2; 5 – 7 PM & July 21; 8 – 10 AM

FFC Lincoln Park: July 19; 4 – 6 PM & July 30; 5 – 7 PM

FFC Oak Park: July 17; 4 – 7 PM

FFC Park Ridge: July 14; 9 – 11 AM & July 26; 5 – 7 PM

FFC South Loop: July 12; 5 – 7 PM & July 26; 6:30 –  PM

FFC Union Station: July 10; 5 – 7 PM & July 11; 11:30 AM – 1 PM

FFC West Loop: July 10; 4:15 – 5 PM & July 31; 5 – 7 PM   

Nutrition

Perform at your peak by individualizing your plate! Work with your club’s registered dietitian to learn how to maximize your results through proper nutrition. You can also work with your RD through the Nutrition Solutions monthly program, coaching sessions, grocery store tours and pantry makeovers for ongoing support and accountability.

Performance

The Metabolic Cart will help you perform at your peak this summer. Look for the metabolic cart at your club this summer based on the schedule below. Through RMR and VO2 Max testing with the cart, you can learn more about your body, tailor your workouts to match your metabolism and discover ways to make positive changes to your eating habits.

To learn more and register for either service, contact metabolictesting@ffc.com.

  • July – FFC West Loop
  • August – FFC Boystown and FFC East Lakeview
  • September – FFC Union Station
  • October – FFC South Loop