LA Fitness® Opens Twentieth Club in Chicagoland Area

Dec 03, 2010, 10:02 ET from LA Fitness

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- LA Fitness® is pleased to announce the opening of its newest sports club, a 43,000 square foot facility in Highland Park, IL. The club is located just north of Lake Cook on Skokie Valley road in the Crossroads Shopping Center. The club address is 115 Skokie Valley Road. A grand opening party is scheduled for Saturday, December 18, 2010.


"Our new Highland Park location is ideally located to serve the residents of Northbrook and Deerfield as well," said Louis Welch, CEO of LA Fitness. The new state-of-the-art sports club expects to employ 50 people ranging from part-time group fitness instructors to full-time club staff. The club features full court basketball, a 25 yard three lane lap pool, a whirlpool spa and spacious locker rooms with showers and saunas, as well as a separate group exercise studio. These amenities complement a full array of equipment, including over 80 pieces of the latest generation cardio equipment with individual viewing screens, selectorized circuit training, and free weight areas.  Members can participate in a variety of group fitness classes seven days a week including aqua, indoor cycling, dance classes, pilates and yoga at no additional charge, and many find that they enjoy group classes not only for the fitness benefit they provide but also as a means for social connection. Personal training, league play, and babysitting services are also available.

About LA Fitness

Founded in 1984, LA Fitness is one of the fastest growing sports club chains in the United States and presently has over 340 locations in 22 states and Canada. LA Fitness' mission is to help as many people as possible achieve the benefits of a healthy lifestyle by creating a nationwide network of sports clubs, offering its members the widest range of amenities and the friendliest service at an affordable price.

To learn more about LA Fitness, please visit  To contact the Highland Park club directly, call (847) 315-9029, or for the club nearest you, call (800) LA FITNESS.

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