Despite the current pandemic situation, there are still plenty of safe ways to enjoy your summer. Here at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness, we’ve put together a lineup of summer events in Chicago with something for every member of the family in mind.
Just because there are new health and safety guidelines in place doesn’t mean summer has to get canceled. Now we just have to do things a little differently. All of the following events are designed to satisfy all social distancing requirements but still provide a fun and enjoyable experience for all. Lakeshore Sport & Fitness has plenty of amenities that will accommodate everyone’s fitness and recreational needs. We look forward to seeing you join us for some summer events in Chicago!
Summer Events in Lincoln Park
Fourth of July Bike Parade – Lakeshore Sport & Fitness at Lincoln Park
Saturday, July 4th
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Many of us have adopted a less active lifestyle when we were stuck at home. We move less and eat more due to boredom or stress. A recent study has shown that the average American has gained about 5 pounds over the course of the quarantine period, and 49% of respondents are afraid they won’t get their pre-quarantine body back. Here are some tips on how to achieve quarantine weight loss and feel fit again!
In order to lose weight, you’ll need to create a caloric deficit, which means the amount you burn must exceed the amount you take in. That can be achieved through physical activity and/or eating healthier. Try a combination of the following for the most effective results.
Any form of cardiovascular exercise – such as jogging, swimming, or biking – is great for burning calories. The great thing about cardio exercise is that it comes in many varieties – so choose the one you will … Continue reading
Unfortunately, the current pandemic situation has either altered or halted the New Year’s resolution goals we set at the start of the year. However, as Chicago fitness clubs slowly reopen and return to a new normal, we can use this as an opportunity to set new, post-quarantine fitness goals.
A New Starting Point
Over 80% of people have had given up on their New Year’s fitness goals by March, right before the pandemic affected fitness centers. While some were still continuing their fitness routine at that time, the motivation to work on resolutions tends to disappear as the year goes on. After several months of the clubs being closed, we weren’t able to exercise in our typical fashion and some of us might have stopped altogether when quarantined at home. Thus, you may have felt like all your progress and momentum evaporated. And that’s ok. Now is your time to start again.
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With fitness centers temporarily closed in the Chicago area, many are resorting to at-home workouts, either on their own or through virtual classes. Bodyweight exercises are convenient as they don’t require any gym equipment. However, if you’re not accustomed to doing bodyweight exercises, you might be prone to mistakes (especially if you can’t check your exercise form). We’ve highlighted 10 exercises you might be doing wrong and ways you can fix them.
10 Exercise Form Mistakes 1. Plank
The most common mistakes people make when planking are sagging their hips too low or raising them too high. Sagging hips cause your back to collapse. If your hips are too high, the exercise isn’t working your core like it should. So tighten your core and maintain alignment in you shoulders, hips, and heels.
When performing sit-ups, most people put their hands behind their head. Because of this, they have a tendency to pull on their … Continue reading
Shamrock Shindig on Thursday, March 12th from 6-8pmMeyer Family Cellars Wine Dinner on Friday, March 20th 6:30pmJoin us for a Free Family Fun Fair on Sunday, March 29th from 2-4pm
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Harvest/1320 News: Get a Free Curling Lane Rental in March!
Strings & Paddles
Sunday Night Doubles MixerThe Flex League: Competitive Singles Match Play on Your Schedule
Camp Lakeshore is On the Road!Spring Break is On the Way – Register NOW for Spring Break Camp! Save on Camp: DOUBLE Parent Referral Bonus in March! Parents’ Night Out: March to the Pot of Gold! March Family Calendar is Posted! NEW: Luck O’ Lakeshore Family Event! Stingray’s Regional Championship MeetWe are excited to announce our new Aquatics Manager, Tara Gidaszewski!Swimming Birthday Parties: Book NOW & Get InflataBULL for Free!
Fitness for All
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Join us for Camp Lakeshore 2020! We host the premier summer camp Chicago and would love to have you join us! We’ll post regularly about our camp activities, our camp staff, our camp fieldtrips and so much more! Email us at LPCamp@LakeshoreSF.com to learn more about the best camp in Chicago!
Who works at Camp Lakeshore?
Our Camp Director is Jim Bueche.
Jim grew up in upstate New York, where his love for the outdoors grew. Since graduating high school Jim has spent, every summer in camps around the United states. He graduated 2011 from Paul Smiths College, with a recreation degree.
After that he traveled around the country working seasonally in the outdoor education field, before landing in Illinois at Camp Henry Horner. While at Camp Henry Horner, Jim built a great day camp program, retreat center, and overnight camp program. When Jim is not at camp, he enjoys pending time outdoors, or embarking … Continue reading
Join us for a free Family Fun Fair on January 26th from 2:00-4:00pm!
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Market newsCurling at Harvest
Strings and Paddles
Tennis Courtesy Policy Reminder! Winter II Session Around the CornerSaturday Night Doubles!Paddle In-House League Starts on January 6th!
Family Membership Calendar of Events for January 2020Childcare Now Included in Membership!Snow Social on Wednesday, January 8th! Parents’ Night Out on January 11th! Moms, Mocktails and Margaritas on January 7th! Free Trial Day in PeeWee Preschool for those Turning 2!Register for Summer 2020 Camp Lakeshore NOW and Save 10%!Kids’ Classes are Back in Session! Family 2Ball Returns Friday, January 17 at 6 PM!
Fitness for All
Lose to Win – Registration Open January 1st!Mindfulness Workshop 2: The 8 Limbs of Yoga, Saturday, January 18 at 2-3:30pm
Could your thumb pain be basal joint arthritis?
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What’s Happening in the Club!
Yoga Sculpt: Winter Woodstock
Rock Out with Julian at Yoga Sculpt: Winter Woodstock! This groovy throwback Rock ’n Roll playlist featuring Hendrix, Stones, Zeppelin, Joplin, Floyd, The Who, The Beatles, and more will be so fun and funky you won’t even notice you are torching calories! Don’t miss this exhilaratingly nostalgic sweat fest, including yoga flows, cardio bursts, and strength building sets with dumbbells for a full body conditioning workout. Bring a non-member guest to experience the special fitness event with you and you will both receive a free drink ticket (valid 1/29/19)! 💕✌️😻 ☮️🇺🇸😎🌈
Wednesday, January 29 at 6:30pm in the Main Studio
Playdate, Crafts & Story Time
Too cold outside to play in the park? Need a safe and warm place for your kids to play and socialize with other kids their age? Come join us via the Pedway. We are hosting neighborhood play-dates in our children’s play area every Thursday in … Continue reading
Happy Holidays from Lakeshore Sport & Fitness
Connect with us on Social Media4th Floor Pool Maintenance ClosureClub Holiday Hours
1320 New Menu ItemsIndoor Harvest Is Open!
Strings and Paddles
Winter Break Reminder Winter II Session Around the Corner Want Competitive Singles Match Play on Your Schedule? Check out the LSF Flex League!
Holiday Class ScheduleChildren’s Noon Year’s Eve Party! Burr! It’s Cold Outside! Host Your Party Indoors at LSF! Let the Party Begin!Join us For Winter Kids’ Classes – Basketball, Dance, Swimming & Tennis!Elevate your Basketball Skills with Private Lessons or Group Classes.
Fitness for All
Holiday Group Fitness ScheduleYoga Sculpt Event (YS90!)Lose to Win – Registration Open January 1st!Stay Safe This Winter and Prevent Slip Related Falls
Festival of Lights Ceremony at Lincoln Commons
Happy Holidays from Lakeshore Sport & Fitness
As this will be the last Loop of 2019, we wanted to thank you for your patronage and wish you and your families … Continue reading
What’s Happening in the Club!·
TONIGHT ONLY – An Evening with Santa & Mrs. Claus!
Stop by Lakeshore Sport & Fitness – Illinois Center tonight, Tuesday, December 17th, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm and meet Santa & Mrs. Claus! Donate a new unwrapped toy for The Marine Toys for Tots and join us for some hot chocolate in Press Kitchen. Bring a guest and they receive a complimentary two-week family membership. Enter our raffle for a chance to win a children’s birthday party for 15 people at the club!
December 19th Pickleball Introduction & Open Play!
Pickleball anyone? Try out one of the fastest growing sport in the US on the LSF-Illinois Center Basketball court. Join us for a fun afternoon of indoor Pickleball Open Play. Three courts will be available – two for recreational players and one for competitive 3.5+ advanced play.
Squash Holiday Mixer & Challenge – December 22nd, 9am – 5pm!
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