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University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation


The FitChicago class program offers drop-in group fitness classes which take place all quarter long. Classes offered through FitChicago are led by certified instructors and require no registration. Participation is open to students, faculty and community members.


*ONLINE CLASSES: From April 6 to June 6, classes will be posted online on the FitChicago Facebook page ( in one of three formats - Facebook Live, Pre-recorded Video and Written Content. The complete schedule of classes can be found here:


*FACILITIES CLOSURES (4-1-2020): Due to the spread of COVID-19 and guidance related to it, all varsity team, sport club and intramural seasons have been canceled for the spring quarter. FitChicago classes are also suspended until further notice. All recreational facilities (Ratner Athletics Center, Henry Crown Field House, Stagg Field Complex and Campus South Field) are closed until at least April 30 in compliance with the Illinois "Stay At Home" executive order.

Departmental operations are still active as staff continues to work remotely. For assistance or questions, please contact us through email. A full listing may be found in the staff directory:

For further information on how the University is handling COVID-19, please visit:

FitChicago Basics

• Drop-in group fitness sessions

• Focus on an organized workout

• Continuously-running classes

• For all members of Ratner Athletics Center

• Free for students, punch card purchase for others

• No registration

• Led by certified adjunct instructors

• No grades, no credit

FitChicago Information

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