FFC Old Town
Club Programming

Recent news:

Sandborg pool

Thank you for another great summer at the Sandburg Pools! The pools are now closed. We look forward to seeing you next spring!

Alpha Warriors Krav Maga classes for kids at FFC Old Town

Curious about the krav maga classes that happen on the second floor of the club? Alpha Krav Maga is offering free one-week trial certificates for FFC members! Check in with our membership team to pick up your free trial certificate!

Questions? Please contact Dwight at dbratholt@ffc.com.

Trees and a path in park.

Join FFC Pilates trainer Natasha Tsoutsouris in the park for a complimentary Mat Pilates class this September! 

Founded by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s, Pilates is a system of musculoskeletal exercises. This class is a total body conditioning workout that emphasizes correct alignment and posture as well as flexibility and torso-strengthening exercises. This format is recommended for those with lower back problems and is appropriate for all levels of participation. 

Class will take place in Washington Square Park (901 N Clark Street) from 6 – 7 PM on:

  • Tuesday, September 13
  • Tuesday, September 20
  • Tuesday, September 27

Please bring your own mat for class and a water bottle to stay hydrated. Register for class in the FFC+ app and feel free to bring a friend!

American flag

We’re wishing you a happy and healthy Labor Day on Monday, September 5! Please be aware of the following holiday schedule to help you plan. All members will have access to all clubs during this time.

Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4:

  • All clubs close at 6 PM
  • FFC Union Station: Closed
Monday, September 5:
  • FFC Elmhurst, FFC Gold Coast, FFC Lincoln Park, FFC Oak Park, FFC Park Ridge, FFC West Loop: 7 AM – 5 PM
  • FFC East Lakeview and FFC South Loop: 7 AM – 3 PM
  • FFC Union Station and FFC Old Town: Closed
Regular club hours will resume on Tuesday, September 6.
Man stretching on gym floor

The simple act of stretching before and after your workout, or when you’re stressed and tense, can help prevent injury, ease soreness and relax your muscles. But how do you do it correctly and safely? Join us Saturdays at 10 AM in August where we’ll cover the basics of stretching and so much more. 

  • August 6: How to Warm-up/Cool down
  • August 13: Foam Rolling
  • August 20: Stretching the Upper body
  • August 27: Stretching the Lower body