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.


* UPDATE (MAY 29) All FitChicago and personal training programming via the University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation will be suspended this summer. Spring FitChicago classes will run through Saturday, June 6 while personal training services will end on Saturday, June 13. Both programs will resume in the fall with further details to come.


* 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 May 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

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