FFC East Lakeview Club Programming

Recent news:

FFC Gold Coast Fitness Floor Area

Good news, members: five of our clubs recently installed additional pieces of cardio and strength equipment on the fitness floor! Check out the list below to see what additional equipment has arrived at your club:

FFC South Loop

  • 8 Treadmills
  • 3 Ellipticals
  • 2 Stairmasters
  • 2 Rowers
  • 3 Upright Bikes
  • 4 Recumbent Bikes
  • 1 Power Plate
  • 1 Smith Machine
  • 2 Abdominal Machines
  • 7 Adjustable Benches
  • 3 Olympic Flat Benches
  • 2 Olympic Incline Benches
  • 1 Olympic Decline Bench
  • 1 Straight Back Bench
  • 1 Calf Raise Machine
  • 1 Standing Calf Machine
  • 1 Plate Loaded Hack Squat Machine
  • 1 Leg Press
  • 1 Power Cage
  • 1 Preacher Curl Bench
  • 1 T-Bar Row Machine
  • 1 Seated Leg Press Machine
  • 1 Seated Leg Curl Machine
  • 1 Leg Curl Machine
  • 1 Leg Extension Machine
  • 1 Hip Adduction Machine
  • 1 Hip Abduction Machine
  • 1 Chest Press Machine
  • 1 Fixed Pulldown Machine
  • 1 Shoulder Press Machine
  • 1 Bicep Curl Machine
  • 1 Tricep Extension Machine
  • 1 Row Machine
  • Additional Weight Plates
  • Additional Black Mats
  • Additional TRX
  • Additional Kettlebells
  • Additional Bulgarian Bags

FFC Gold Coast

  • 18 Spin Bikes
  • Additional Kettlebells
  • Additional Dumbbell Racks
  • Additional Yoga Mats and Blocks
  • Additional Step Benches

FFC Old Town

  • 2 Stairmasters
  • 1 Squat Rack
  • 1 Multi-purpose Cable Machine
  • Additional Pilates Rings

FFC East Lakeview

  • 2 Rowers
  • 2 Stairmasters
  • 1 Recumbent Bike
  • 1 Pilates Chair
  • 1 Pilates Cadillac Table
  • 1 Squat Rack
  • 1 Dual Cable Cross Machine
  • 1 Preset Barbell + Rack
  • Flip Tires
  • Additional Med Balls
  • Additional Plyoboxes
  • Additional Resistance Bands

FFC Union Station 

  • 1 Power Crunch Machine
  • 6 Pilates Reformers
  • 4 Pilates Chairs
  • 1 Pilates Cadillac Table
  • Additional Dumbbells
Field Museum exterior in Chicago

Join us this summer for Fitness At The Field Museum, presented by Fitness Formula Clubs and Near South Planning Board!

Your favorite FFC group fitness instructors will be teaching free fitness classes outdoors at the Field Museum on Saturdays from 8 – 9 AM, starting July 10 and ending August 21. 

  • July 10: Zumba with Dominick
  • July 17: Boot Camp with Ben
  • July 24: Vinyasa Yoga with Jillian
  • July 31: Mat Pilates with Justin
  • August 7: Boot Camp with Lois
  • August 14: Vinyasa Yoga with Jillian
  • August 21: Zumba with Reina and Dominick

Classes will be held on the grass on the north side of the Field Museum (1400 S. Lake Shore Drive). The Field Museum is easily accessible by car, bike and public transportation. Those planning to drive can take advantage of 2-hour free validated parking at FFC South Loop (validation is provided at the FFC South Loop check in desk). The FFC South Loop parking garage is located on E. 11th Street, near the intersection of 11th Street and State Street. From FFC South Loop, it is a 15 minute walk to the Field Museum. 

Classes are open to both FFC members and non-members. Members may sign up for class in the FFC+ app. Walk-ins welcome. All attendees must sign a digital waiver before class begins. Please bring your own mat and water bottle for class.

Follow us on Instagram at @ffc_chicago for class updates, weather cancellations and more!

Tan female smiling on the beach.

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, spray tanning is the healthiest and safest way to tan. At Ortanic, our proprietary spray tan formula is free of any dangerous chemicals, and our state-of-the-art extraction booth systems remove all overspray from the air so you are never breathing in any particles.

We’re committed to providing our clients the most natural-looking spray tan. That means no streaks and no orange hands or feet. Our staff custom blends our formula to enhance your specific skin type and skin tone, leaving you feeling confident about your brand new look.

This month, we’re offering FFC members 15% off at Ortanic! Get a custom airbrush tan for just $39 through July 31. See our offerings and book an appointment today at ortanic.com.

Spin studio at FFC Oak Park.

We’re highlighting Chicago’s most famous music festival with music from current and past Lollapalooza Headliners in these special Lollapalooza-themed spin classes!

  • Monday, July 26 at 6:15 PM: Spin-a-palooza with David
  • Tuesday, July 27 at 6 PM: Spin-a-palooza with Anna

Book your spot in the FFC+ app. Questions? Reach out to Dominick at ddefranco@ffc.com.

Rush Physical Therapy Logo

Rush Physical Therapy is now offering a new comprehensive program: ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation Program. The program helps patients through cancer treatment by addressing common issues that are likely to develop, to help maintain function and quality of life. Our goals is to get you back to the things you enjoy in life as safely and quickly as possible. Please stop by our clinic located inside of East Lakeview FFC for more information!