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Chicago Park District Hosts Free Fitness Week

Chicagoans will have free access to all 70 centers and fitness classes for seven days starting Monday



    The Chicago Park District wants to help Chicagoans with New Year's resolutions to get fit stay on track.

    Starting Monday, the Chicago Park District is hosting Free Fitness week, seven days of free access to all their fitness centers and classes, according their website. The promotion will end on Sunday Jan. 13.

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    There are a total of 70 centers across the city with treadmills, cross trainers, upright bikes, recumbent bikes, free weights and benches, cable cross-overs, multi-station weight machines and core-focused weight equipment, the Chicago Park District's website stated.

    Fitness classes will also be available for free this week on a first come first served to capacity, the website said. Classes include pilates, yoga and zumba. There is no need to pre-register for classes during Free Fitness Week.

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    After the promotion ends, a membership will be required. Membership fees range from $30 to $60 for a 3-month pass depending on the center's location, the website said. Gold Card memberships allow access to every gym and are available for a 3-month or one year period. Fitness classes are not included with membership and cost an additional fee.

    For more information about Free Fitness Week or to find a location near you, visit the Chicago Park District’s website.