2021 GURNEE DAYS

Gurnee Park District and the Village of Gurnee are proud to announce the decision to move forward with a modified Gurnee Days Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, August 7-8, 2021.

See the full listing of events and activities here! 

Additional details will be released as each activity is confirmed. For more information, contact Gurnee Park District at 847-623-7788 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Gold Sponsor:

The Law Office of Judy K. Maldonado

Silver Sponsors:               

D Wells Automotive
Rule Dentistry
Community Trust Credit Union
Baxter Credit Union
Compass Real Estate

Bronze Sponsor:

Gurnee Community Bank

Community Sponsors:

McClures Garage
Heritage Woods of Gurnee
First Midwest Bank
State Farm Gurnee
Rolling Hills Place
Honey Orthodontics
ForeSee Electric
Steak and Shake Gurnee
Graphic Partners

APPLY TO BE A GURNEE DAYS SUPPORTER

Gurnee Days appreciates the generous support of our sponsors!

Gurnee Days Partnership Opportunities

5K FUN RUN & 2 MILE FUN WALK

Who's ready to race? The Gurnee Days 5K Fun Run and 2 Mile Fun Walk will take place on Saturday, August 7th at 7:30 am at the Hunt Club Community Center.  Racers and walkers will enjoy breathtaking views of one of Gurnee's finest gems as they make their way through the Hunt Club Park Trail System.

Learn more about the 5K / 2 Mile Walk here

Register for the 5K Fun Run

Register for the 2 Mile Fun Walk

JOIN THE GURNEE DAYS PARADE

Gurnee Days Parade, The Great Outdoors, will be held Sunday, August 8 at 12:00pm. 

Theme - The Great Outdoors
Use your creativity to come up with a float entry that celebrates the theme!

Route
The parade route begins at N. Greenleaf Street, continues west on Old Grand Avenue, and ends at Emerald Avenue. 

Learn more about the Gurnee Days Parade 

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JOIN FITNATION AND INVEST IN YOURSELF TODAY

CHECK OUT A FITNATION OPEN HOUSE!

Whether you’re a member at another gym or looking to join for the first time, FitNation has what you need to achieve your goals. We have two convenient Gurnee locations with a number of great amenities that we would love to show you! Please join us at an upcoming Open House to see what we offer. Whether you want to get fit, get strong or improve your overall well-being, FitNation has something for you. Start investing in yourself today - because you’re worth it.
GROUP CLASSES
PERSONAL TRAINING
TWO STRENGTH FLOORS
WOMEN-ONLY STUDIO
PICKLEBALL
POOL AND SPA
CHILDCARE
AND MORE
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available open house dates

Click the link below to view a list of upcoming dates, times, and locations to select an open house that is convenient for you. At the open house, you’ll have the opportunity to tour the facility, meet staff, and have your questions answered.

1/14, 4 – 7 pm (Nations Drive)
1/22, 4 – 7 pm (Nations Drive)
1/30, 4 – 7 pm (Nations Drive)

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“I absolutely love this gym. I switched over a year ago and couldn’t be any happier. Best Gym in all of Lake County.”

– Sabas O.

Join TodaySAVE $99 ON INITIATION FEE / COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION / FREE T-SHIRT

“FitNation is an all-around incredible facility…huge variety…always something available to do…We are glad we changed our membership to this gym and plan on being members for a long time.”

– Keith M.

FITNATION LOCATIONS AND HOURS

FitNation on Nations Drive
1655 Nations Drive
Gurnee, IL 60031
Monday-Friday
5:00 am-11:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday
7:00 am-7:00 pm


Childcare Hours
(Nations Drive Only):

Monday – Friday: 8 am – 8 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8 am – 2 pm
FitNation on Hunt Club Road
920 N. Hunt Club Road
Gurnee, IL 60031
Monday-Friday
5:30 am-9:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday
7:00 am-5:00 pm


847-623-4506
for both locations

“I feel comfortable knowing my kid is safe with people who seem to genuinely care.”

– Michael R.

MEMBERSHIP RATES

Type of Membership (Both FitNation Facilities) Cost of Membership
Primary Fitness Member (Age 19+) $49.99
Additional Member (Age 19+) $39.99
Senior Fitness Member (Age 62+) $34.99
Teen Fitness Member (Age 16 - 18) $34.99
Youth Fitness Member (Age 12 – 15 w/adult) $24.99
Group Exercise (X) (Age 12 – Senior)
Add-on/unlimited group exercise classes/month
$12.00
Chiildcare (3 mos – 11 years) * $15.00/per child

*Unlimited childcare per child, per month at Nations Drive only. Care includes up to two hours per daily visit. Reservations required for 3 months to 2 years of age. Childcare also includes FitKids classes (ages 3 – 6 and 7 – 12), which are held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

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CONNECT WITH US

Sports Clinics - ages 5-14

Athletes hone skills and learn new ones. Clinics are offered for soccer, volleyball and basketball.  Age, and ability level vary based on the season. 

View available clinics!

Tennis Lessons - ages 4-13

Beginner to advance tennis players enhance skills and learn the game once a week. Tennis lessons are offered indoors and are available for summer, spring and fall sessions. 

Sign up for tennis lessons!

Gymnastics - ages 1-12

Youth gymnastics and tumbling classes are made possible by Ultimate Gymnastics and Gymnastics Factory. Youth gymnastics programs are available year round.

View all Gymnastics programs here!

Hockey Academy - ages 2-8

Learn to skate, develop hockey skills or enhance your game day skills. Gurnee Vipers Hockey Academy is offered year round at RecPlex and Rink Side Ice Arenas.

Click to sign up!

Adult and Tot Classes - ages 2-3

Together, with their parents, toddlers learn the importance of teamwork, while having fun and participating in interactive games that teach basic skills and concepts of each sport. Classes are available year round.

Click and reserve your spot!

Archery - ages 8-17

Learn important skills like range safety, shooting form, and have the chance to fit targets. Archery is offered all season. Classes are available year round.

Sign up for archery!

Summer Sports Camps - ages 3-14

Choose between three sessions of all day sports camp or select your favorite sport for a week of skills, drills and more. Camp registration starts in February for the upcoming summer.

View all sports camp options here!

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Karate - ages 4+

Develop coordination, strength, and personal safety skills along with agility, self-confidence, and discipline. Classes are taught by Illinois Shotokan Karate instructors trained by former U.S. team member and four-time National Champion, John DiPasquale.

Click here to register!

Pre Karate - Beginner (4 - 7 years) 

White / Blue / Yellow - Discover and develop agility, strength and coordination skills through fun and creative activities. 

Karate - Intermediate (7+ years) 

Blue / Green / Purple - Develop coordination, strength, personal safety skills along with agility, self-confidence and discipline. Youth and adults will train together. 

Karate - Advanced (7+ years) 

Brown / Black - Develop coordination, strength, personal safety skills along with agility, self-confidence and discipline. Youth and adults will train together. 

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Little Dragons - ages 5-7

Develop your child's confidence and self-defense techniques through games and practical exercises. Classes are taught by certified Independent TKD Association instructors. Contracted through Equa Do Martial Arts.

Enroll today!

Tae Kwon Do - ages 8+

Acquire confidence and self-esteem with mind-body control and self-defense. Contracted through Equa Do Martial Arts.

Sign up now!

Combat Hapkido - ages 13+

Find out how to redirect your opponent's energy and use it against them with minimal force during this self-defense program. Contracted through Equa Do Martial Arts.

Register and get started!

Tai Chi - ages 13+

Improve breathing, balance, strength, flexibility, and gain a better sense of well being through a moving meditation. Contracted through Equa Do Martial Arts.

Start your training today!

Braveway Self Defense - ages 8+

Learn to anticipate and avoid potentially dangerous situations and discover how to defend yourself from a physical attacker. Work with a partner to learn techniques against (un)armed, single and multiple aggressors. Contracted through Mike Theriault. 

Register for your class now!

Women's Self Defense - ages 13+

Women learn self-defense techniques and issues related to home, school, and work safety. Class instructors are women trained in TRU (Trained Ready Unafraid) Women's Self Defense program. Recommended for mothers and daughters. Contracted through Equa Do Martial Arts.

Click here to see class options!

  • Were not clear about the kids memberships , was kinda of a waste of time. My kid has gone alone paying the daily pass , but when I tried to get him a membership he needed and adult to go with him. Not sure how that works but 🤷‍♀️