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Specialty Fitness Classes

Try something new in the new year!! These fee-based classes provide individualized attention, unique challenges, and a community atmosphere. Check out class descriptions and registration dates below or register here!

Intro to Olympic Weightlifting- NEW!

Looking to learn and/or fine tune your weightlifting technique? Intro to Weightlifting will provide the fundamentals and step-by-step instruction on the snatch and clean and jerk. This is a 5-week instructional class where skills will be built upon each week with an option to continue for an additional 5-weeks once completing the first session. Spots will be limited; another class will be added depending on demand.
Five Weeks: Friday, April 12 – Friday, May 17 (no class April 19)
11 am-Noon with Tony Morales
Class Capacity: 6
Cost: Students $75 Members $90 Non-members $115

Women on Weights

​Designed to include lessons on equipment, resistance training methods, and effective fitness goal setting while allowing participants to create and begin their own resistance training program. The majority of the course will take place in the weight room! Beginners and experienced weightlifters welcome!
Five weeks: Friday, April 12 – Friday, May 17 (no class April 19)
Friday; Noon-1 pm with Taylor Wallace
Students $50 Members $65 Non-members $90

H2O Fit

​Let's take cross-fit to the water! We will train to the extreme using calisthenics and weight equipment designed for water, running, jumping and emphasizing decreasing stress on the joints. Simplicity, intensity, and that everything is measurable are some of a variety of reasons to why you should give it a try!
Winter quarter class ends Friday, March 22
Spring Quarter
Friday; 9-10 am
Session One: April 12-May 10
Session Two: May 17-June 14
Members: $55 per session
Nonmembers: $95​ per session

Endurance Training

​Build an aerobic base and functional strength while working on your technique in the swim, bike, run arenas. Get ready for your next or your first ultra, tri, century ride, marathon, swimming event or just stay in top shape.  We will push your comfort zone and you will be rewarded with the camaraderie that comes with suffering with your fellow athlete.  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. 

Tuesday, April 2 - Wednesday, June 12
6:30-7:30 am
Members $162; Nonmembers $215


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! 

Spring Quarter New class times!

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday: 6:45-7:30 am
Session One: Tuesday, April 9-Thursday, May 9
Session Two: Tuesday, May 14-Thursday, June 13
Members $95; Non-members $135 per session

DePaul Students only: $40 per session

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.

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! 

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


6 month package - $405

1 month package - $75


6 month package - $675​

1 month package - $125

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 Danielle Arens

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! 

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. 
We offer individualized training for most sports as well as group training for some. Contact Danielle Arens for details. ​
Have questions about classes?

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