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Park District offers 2 weeks of free fitness classes

  • An exercise class at Humboldt Park.
An exercise class at Humboldt Park. (Milbert O. Brown/ Chicago…)
March 11, 2013|By Leonor Vivanco, @lvivanco | RedEye

Want to get a head start in slimming down for bikini season?

The Chicago Park District is offering two weeks of free fitness classes from March 18 through March 30.

Sign up for a bootcamp. Stretch out with a yoga class. Or work up a sweat in a cardio kickboxing session. For times and classes, click here.

The classes, which are part of the Park Families Wellness Initiative supported by The Coca-Cola Foundation, are offered at 28 locations: 

- Archer Park, 4901 S. Kilbourn Ave.

- Calumet Park, 9801 S. Avenue M

- Fosco Park, 1312 S. Racine Ave.

- Foster Park, 1440 W. 84th St.

- Gage Park,  2411 W. 55th St.

- Gill Park, 825 W. Sheridan Rd.

- Haas Park, 2402 N. Washtenaw Ave.

- Hamlin Park, 3035 N. Hoyne Ave.

- Harris Recreational Center, 6200 S. Drexel Blvd.

- Harrison Park, 1824 N. Wood St.

- Hayes Park, 2936 W. 85th St.

- Hiawatha Park, 8029 W. Forest Preserve Dr.

- Homan Square Park, 3559 W. Arlington St.

- Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield Ave.

- Jesse Owens Park, 2032 E. 88th St.

- Kennicott Park, 4434 S. Lake Park Ave.

- Margate Park, 4921 N. Marine Dr.

- McGuane Park, 2901 S. Poplar Ave.

- Norwood Park, 5801 N. Natoma Ave.

- Ogden Park, 6500 S. Racine Ave.

- Piotrowski Park, 4247 W. 31st St.

- Russell Square Park, 3045 E. 83rd St.

- Shabbona Park, 6935 W. Addison St.

- Taylor Park, 39 W. 47th St.

- Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St.

- Valley Forge Park, 7001 W. 59th St.

- Washington Park, 5531 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

- Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave.


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