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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. 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! 

Want to learn how to add weight training to your workout? Sign up for this program that will take you through workouts and teach you the principles of weight training, progressive loading, push vs. pull, and how to train each muscle group."

Fall Session 

September 27th - November 1st

Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm

Register HERE

Personal Trainers also provide private or buddy sessions that will be tailored to your individual needs. Sign up for this services through Personal Training.

Not offered in the Fall session 

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.



Not offered in the Fall Session


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.



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


Fall Session

Saturdays, 10:15 - 11:15 am

September 24th - October 29th (6 weeks) 

Register HERE

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

Wednesdays, September 29th - November 17th

2:30-3:45 pm OR 5-6:15 pm

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

Register HERE


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