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Specialty Programs

​Specialty Fitness provides you with a chance to take your workout to the next level or just add some variety. These are fee-based classes provide individualized attention, unique challenges, and a community atmosphere. Many of our classes are still paused, but below are a sampling of past classes as well as some current offerings. We will post registration links when these classes are offered again. Check out Children's Classes HERE​

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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! 
Looking to learn and/or fine tune your weightlifting technique? Our Weightlifting Training will provide the fundamentals and step-by-step instruction on the snatch and clean and jerk OR help the intermediate to advanced lifter enhance their workout.
Personal Trainers provide private or buddy sessions that will be tailored to your individual needs. Sign up for this services through Personal Training and in the registration materials, indicate your interest in setting up a training session in Olympic Weightlifting.

Looking to participate in a Triathlon, or just want to gain the endurance to have the ability to? Try Tri Training! This is an open level 18 week triathlon training program - registration will be available in 4 week chunks. So, whether you are looking to complete the Chicago triathlon, or are wanting to do one in the future, we've got you covered.


Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 27 - July 22  (4 weeks)

6:30 am - 7:30 am

Pool on Tuesdays & Track/Cycle Studio on Thursdays

$80 for students; $100 for members; $130 for non-members. 

Take your fitness to the water with Aqua Fit! This low-impact class is designed to improve joint stability, coordination, heart health, and strength. The class will incorporate cardio and strength, using water dumbbells and flotation belts. Registration is open!


Thursdays, July 14 - August 18 (6 weeks)

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Pool - Lanes 1 and 2

$90 for members; $135 for non-members.


This is a 6-week program that focuses on weight lifting techniques and workouts designed for women. Throughout this program, you will be taken through weekly workouts where the goal is to increase your strength, knowledge on lifting, and confidence in the weight room. Each week will focus on a different component of weight lifting, and the benefits of it for women. This is a woman focused program, where you will learn how to design a program based on your anatomy and physiology - and also how to tailor your workouts based on your cycle. This course is led by our amazing instructor Claire Trinkle! This class is not offered during the Summer

Defy gravity with Aerial Fitness! This is an 8-week session. During this session you will be taught aerial sling basic flows and tricks. Each week you will gain strength and confidence on the sling, learning new tricks and combos! All levels welcome, this class is open to anyone who wants to try a new type of fitness. 

Level 1

Tuesdays, June 21 - August 9 (8-weeks)

5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

$96 for students; $200 for members; $280 for non-members


Level 2

Thursdays, June 23 - August 11 (8-weeks)

5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

$96 for students; $200 for members; $280 for non-members

Register at the Ray Membership Services desk, online or through the Ray at DePaul App. Have questions about classes? Contact MaryKate Welch​.