Fitness Focus: Family Fitness

Getting children interested in fitness at an early age sets them up for a healthier life as adults, and it helps them feel happy and healthy now.

This month we’re highlighting our fitness programs for children and families. Having fun is key to getting kids involved in fitness. We offer a wide variety of programs for children of all ages, so they can find something they love.

Fitness Programs

Mom and Baby Boot Camp (infants)

Get back into shape with this fun and energizing postnatal class. Explore the new you with aerobic work, strength training and yoga. Restore your core and improve your balance and flexibility while bonding with your baby. Please bring your stroller. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Tuesdays, October 3 - 31, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
$75 per five-class session or $20 per class
Studio 3

Family Music Time (infants)

This lively, interactive class introduces you and your child to the joys of making music together. Children participate at their own level, so the class is perfect for active toddlers and non-walkers alike. Parents will leave class with a repertoire of fun songs, movement activities and rhythm exercises to use at home. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Tuesdays, October 3 - 31, 4 - 4:30 p.m.
$60 per five-class session or $15 per class
Studio 3

Baby Gym Time (walkers - 2 years)

This fun class will help toddlers develop gross motor skills and coordination. Each class will feature circle time, warm-up stretches, open play, and a goodbye song. Caregiver participation is required. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Wednesdays, Oct. 4 - 25, 10:15 - 11 a.m.
$48 per four-week session or $15 per class
West Gymnasium

Family Circle Time (walkers - 2 years)

Keep little ones engaged with this fun class. Children will learn songs, finger rhymes and movement activities that help develop coordination and mobility. Caregiver participation is required. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Tuesdays, Oct. 3 - 31, 4:45 - 5:15 p.m.
$60 per five-week session or $15 per class
Studio 3

Tot Camp (ages 2 - 3)

This camp will engage toddlers with a variety of activities in a structured environment. Children will enjoy arts and crafts, music and movement, and active gym time. This program is ideal for those looking to introduce their young ones to drop-off programming or to prepare them for school. This is a drop-off program; there is no caregiver participation. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Wednesdays, 9:30 - 11 a.m.
$30 per class
Youth Activity Center

Tot Gym Time (ages 2 - 3)

Toddlers have lots of fun in the Gym with active play, organized games and a structured introduction to gymnastics. The class is designed to develop large motor skills, coordination, listening skills and the ability to follow directions. This is a drop-off program; there is no caregiver participation. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Fridays, 9:30 - 11 a.m.
$30 per class
West Gymnasium

Toddler Dance (ages 2 - 3)

Toddlers shake, wiggle, bend, twist, turn, jump and hop in this fun dance class set to children’s music. Children will develop rhythm, use of space, strength, flexibility, and listening skills while they engage with other children and explore movement in a fun way. This is a drop-off program; there is no caregiver participation. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Mondays, October 2 - 30, 10:15 - 10:45 a.m.
$75 per five-class session or $20 per class
Studio 3

Tot Ballet (ages 2 - 3)

This class incorporate all aspects of a formal ballet class including a barre warm-up, stretches, center practice and across the floor combinations. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Mondays, October 2 - 30, 9:30 - 10 a.m.
$75 per five-class session or $20 per class
Studio 3

Pre-School Play Camp (ages 3 - 5)

Children will practice imaginative play, develop motor skills and expand social skills in this fun class. Activities will include circle time, stories, music, art and free play. This is a drop-off program; there is no caregiver participation. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Tuesdays, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
$20 per class
Youth Activity Center

Ballet (ages 3 - 5)

These classes incorporate all aspects of a formal ballet class including a barre warm-up, stretches, center practice and across the floor combinations. Children focus on the basics of balance, movement and strength with music, games, stories and fun. This is a drop-off program; there is no caregiver participation. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Wednesdays, October 4 - 25, 4 - 4:40 p.m.
$60 per four-class session or $20 per class
Studio 3

Yoga and Stretch (ages 3 - 5)

Introduce your child to the benefits of yoga. This practice will build balance, concentration, flexibility, and strength through imaginative play. Children will act out animal poses, play silly games, and perform breathing techniques for relaxation. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Wednesdays, October 4 - 25, 4:50 - 5:30 p.m.
$60 per four-class session or $20 per class
Studio 3

Saturday Sports Camp (ages 5 - 10)

Kids meet in the Gym for games and various sports including kickball, hockey, soccer and more, followed by games and races in the pool. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Saturdays, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
$20 per class
West Gymnasium

Fit Family Fun (ages 5 and up)

Have fun with this workout for entire family in the Performance Center. To register, contact the Fitness Department at fitnessprograms@eastbankclub.com or (312) 527-5800, extension 451.

Saturday, October 21, 11 - 11:45 a.m.
$10 per family
Performance Center

Basketball Fundamentals (ages 7 - 12)

This fun class covers the basics of basketball, with a focus on shooting, dribbling, passing, and rules, through activities and games designed to increase balance, body awareness, motor skills, and hand-eye coordination. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Ages 7 - 9: Sundays, 11:15 a.m. - noon
Ages 10 - 12: Sundays, noon - 12:45 p.m.
$10 per class
West Gymnasium

Youth Strength Training (ages 10 - 12)

This class will teach kids the fundamentals of strength training in a fun environment to give them a safe start on their fitness journey. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Saturdays, October 7 - 28, 1 - 2 p.m.
$60 per four-class session
Performance Center

Teen Certification (ages 13 - 15)

A personal trainer covers basic guidelines of safe strength training and Club policies regarding working out. After becoming certified, teens can work out in designated fitness areas during teen workout hours. To schedule, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

$48 - $55
Meet at the main island in the Cardiovascular Room

Aquatics

Water Babies (ages 6 months - 2 years)

Parents and instructors use holding techniques, songs and games to introduce little ones to the water. Caregiver participation is required. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. - noon
Sundays, 4 - 4:30 p.m.
$12 per class
Fourth Level Indoor Pool

Children’s Private Swim Lessons (ages 2 ½ and up)

Little ones learn the basics of swimming in a safe and fun environment with our private swim lessons. Lessons are 30 minutes. For more information and to schedule a standing lesson, contact the Aquatics Department at (312) 527-5800, extension 360 or aquatics@eastbankclub.com.

Private Lessons
Mondays - Fridays (6 a.m. - 4 p.m.): $25
Mondays - Fridays (4 p.m. - 10 p.m.): $30
Saturdays and Sundays: $30

Semi-Private Lessons
Mondays - Fridays (6 a.m. - 4 p.m.): $30
Mondays - Fridays (4 p.m. - 10 p.m.): $35

Children’s Group Swim Classes (ages 3 - 12)

Our group swimming lessons are the perfect way for kids to learn to swim, and for beginner and advanced swimmers alike to gain comfort in the water, build endurance, and improve strokes. Registration opens October 2 for the November-December session of children’s group lessons. For our complete class schedule, click here. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

20% Off Children’s Swimwear & Goggles in the Pro Shop

October is the perfect time to get your little ones swimming. All children’s swimwear and goggles are 20% off throughout the month. The offer cannot be combined with any other offers, including Member Sale Week.

Golf and Tennis

Parent and Child Golf Class (ages 4 - 6)

Get an early start and peak your child’s interest in the game of golf. Caregiver participation is required. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com.

Saturdays, October 7 - 28, 12:30 - 1 p.m.
Sundays, October 8 - 29, 1 - 1:30 p.m.
$65 per four-class session
Golf Center

Parent & Child Tennis Clinic (ages 3 – 4)

Introduce your little one to the game with this starter clinic in which parents and caregivers join in on the fun. Instructors teach the fundamentals and give tips to caregivers to practice on their own with their child. Caregiver participation is required. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com

Sundays 8:30 - 9 a.m.
$12 per class
Tennis Courts

Junior Tennis Clinics (ages 4 - 16)

Children develop strong tennis fundamentals and improve their play with our specially designed Junior Tennis Clinics. Classes are available for beginners through competitive-level players. For the complete schedule, click here. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com

Pilates

Family Pilates (ages 6 and up)

Experience the benefits of the Pilates method with your nearest and dearest. This playful class for families will be fun and informative for adults and kids of all ages. To register, contact the Reservation Desk at (312) 527-5800, extension 222 or reservations@eastbankclub.com

Sunday, October 22, 1 - 2 p.m.
$20 per family
Studio 3