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Specialty Fitness Classes

These fee-based classes provide individualized attention, unique challenges, and a community atmosphere. Check out class descriptions and registration dates below.

Register at The Ray Membership Services desk, online or through The Ray at DePaul app! For details on how to get a user name and password and download the app, go to the Registration page.

Have questions about classes?

Visit our policies to learn about membership restrictions, class cancellations and refund requests.

Fall Registration
  • Member registration opens online and in-person Wednesday, August 22 at noon.
  • Non-member registration opens online and in-person Wednesday, August 29 at noon.

Mama Fit

Do you want to lose excess baby weight, stay active with your children and meet other moms in the process? If so, Mama Fit is for you!


This is not your ordinary stroller class! Designed to not only help you lose your baby weight, but also to take your body to the next fitness level. Each class will challenge your body while you have fun doing it! The workouts combine strength, cardio, flexibility and endurance in a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) format. Meet other moms, work hard and have the benefit of our caregivers coming along for the ride. This is the ultimate workout for moms of all levels! 

* All classes take place at Lincoln Park Zoo. Meet by the Sea Lions. 

Monday / Wednesday / Friday, 9:30-10:30  am 


Member

6 month package - $405

1 month package - $75

  

Non Member

6 month package - $675​

1 month package - $125

    

Yoga/Pilates Class Offerings

Are you interested in the development of the mind/body connection while strengthening and toning? Then it's time to to take it to a new level in our Yoga and Pilates classes. Visit our Yoga and Pilates​ page to find out about course offerings! 

Bootcamp

This high intensity, full-body workout is designed to build a fit, lean body and decrease body fat. With circuit-style routines to help kick start your cardio fitness, to creative muscle-toning exercises, each class is designed with its own unique challenges to push your body to its’ limits! 

Summer 

Monthly Sessions: July 2 - July 31;    August  2 - August  31*
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 6:45 - 7:45am 
    • Member $60, non-member $80
*no class Monday, August 13-17


Specialized Sports Training (currently basketball and soccer; contact us for other sports)

Do you want to help your young basketball or soccer player elevate their skills? Our specialized sports training provides individualized attention by an experienced coach. Players will run through drills and learn techniques to improve their play. 

Day and time negotiable. Contact Courtney Griffin​ via email or at (773) 325-4562  to set up a time. 
Price for five 60-minute sessions:
Member $180, non-member $200

Loop Fitness Studio Fitness Classes

Loop Fitness classes are open to current DePaul students, faculty and staff! While you're downtown, take some time during your lunch to move and join us in the new Fitness Studio for low impact fitness classes! With these classes, you have the ability to sign up for 2 days a week, unlimited access to all the classes or drop in as your schedule permits. 


For additional information, contact Stephanie Punda or 773-325-4514.

Endurance Training (formerly Triathlon Training)

We will build an aerobic base and functional strength along with working on your technique in the swim, bike, run arenas.   We will push your comfort zone​ to help you stay in top shape and/or get ready for your next or your first ultra, tri, century ride, marathon, swimming event.  ​This class is for any athlete looking for an edge or looking just to maintain fitness.  Racing is not a required but having the ability to swim 50 yds straight is. We will be using the pool, track, outdoors, cycle studio, and other items at our discretion to make sure you never get bored. 

Summer 
Tuesday, Wednesday; 6:30-7:30 am
6/12 - 8/1 
Members $162; non-members $215

Mindfulness Based Stress Relief (MBSR)

Are you looking to support your physical workout with some mental exercise or find more focus within your day? Become mindful, meditate and develop your tools for a life of peaceful existence and ability to find joy. This class is an 8-week exploration of a research-based Mindfulness approach for incorporation into and enhancement of your lifestyle.