2023 FITNATION GURNEE'S GET FIT CHALLENGE

Start the New Year STRONG with FitNation's Get Fit Challenge!  Starting January 9 FitNation Gurnee (1655 Nations Drive) will start the 2023 Get Fit Challenge. Fitness is a lifestyle choice. Research has proven that in order to create a new habit, it takes a minimum of 2 months before it actually becomes a habit. There are myths that says it ta...

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How to Make the Most Out of Group Exercise

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FitNation Gurnee offers over 50+ Group Exercise classes weekly! From cardio, to cycle, Zumba, Pilates, water aerobics, strength, and core classes, there is always something for everyone at FitNation. Our focused group exercise classes are perfect for those who are new to class settings, as well as the more experienced fitness fanatics. Our classes ...

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Fall Message from Gurnee Park District Executive Director, Susie Kuruvilla

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There is something about fall that always brings forth a sense of peace and tranquility, whether it be the autumn palette that brightens the horizon, or the refreshing cool, crisp air that rustles fallen leaves, or even the smells of bon fires and s'mores with friends after dark. Fall reminds us to pause, enjoy our surroundings, and take time to gi...

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Saunas and Steam Rooms OPEN Saturday, June 19 at FitNation on Nations Drive

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We are happy to announce that our saunas and steam rooms will reopen tomorrow, June 19 at 7:00am. Due to maintenance, the spa/whirlpool remains closed. Once completed, additional communication will be sent. Our childcare room will also re-open once we have secured adequate staffing. We anticipate KidNation reopening no later than the end of June. W...

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Biking My Way Through My Bucket List

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Blog Author: FitNation Gurnee Member, George Inman |  We met up with one of our members, George, who just completed his second cross-country bike tour. Learn more about George's travelling adventures, why he chooses to train at FitNation Gurnee and how he trains for such an amazing feat. "While I do bike often, I don't consider myself a c...

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FREE Fitness in Gurnee! Thanks to FitNation.

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FitNation Gurnee is providing free, outdoor fitness for the sixth year! The program was started to make fitness accessible for everyone at every level. Gurnee Park District looks to help the community get healthier, while having a good time. From boot camp to yoga and hydrofit, there is something for every age and every ability level to e...

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Benefits of Precor AMT Elliptical

State of FitNation: Pat Bodame, CPRP, Fitness Facility Manager ​ - This is one of my favorite cardio pieces, providing variation for every body type. I also feel that this piece is easier on knees because you are not on a fixed plane of motion. Here are some of the benefits…  Variable stride length No two strides are alike and every worko...

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Volunteers Awarded for Their Community Service.

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Gurnee Park District's fitness facilities, special events, and youth athletic programs would not be the same without support of community volunteers. This year, Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA) with Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) honored one intergovernmental partnership and four volunteers that donate their time ...

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On the go work out. Take this with you!

Blog Author: Maria Michl NASM PT, PES - With a long weekend coming up, it can be hard to stay focused. Make the effort to take extra steps, go for a run or try this workout… before you kick back this Labor Day!  This work out can be done outside or from the comfort of the lake house, hotel or your home, with the use of a chair or bench. B...

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Finding your fitness time

State of FitNation: Pat Bodame, CPRP, Fitness Facility Manager  It's summer! Graduations, summer camp, sports, vacations and everything in between have taken over. As a parent, I know it can be difficult to find "me time" and/or gym time. This summer, stay committed to your fitness goals by taking the time to plan, embrace the buddy system, pr...

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Family for Thanksgiving

Have a second helping of family this Thanksgiving! Start a new holiday tradition or join in on the family fun! Check out things to gobble up in Gurnee! ​Turkey Day Bootcamp | Hunt Club Park Community Center Burn that bird! Get a good workout in before the feast! This family fun fitness, is perfect for everyone.Bring your out of town guests, kids an...

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