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Auction Ends: Jun 2, 2010 11:59 PM CDT

Health & Fitness

EAC is the place to BE!!

Item Number
$70 USD to egerber
Number of Bids
1  -  Bid History

Item Description


Check out everything Evanston Athletic Club has to offer for an entire MONTH!!!!! 

Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Evanston (1723 Benson), you can stop in on your way home from work, or grab a workout while the kids enjoy the Kids Club, or one of the many programs designed just for them! 

Here are some of their offerings:

Large room with 50 SPINNING® bikes and custom designed, state-of-the-art sound system.

Cardio Equipment
Treadmills, Stairmaster Stepmills, Precor Elliptical Trainers, cross trainers, Life Fitness Stationary and Recumbent Bicycles, rowing machines, Cybex and Paramount Machines.

Strength Training Equipment
We offer circuit training equipment from Lifefitness, Hammer Strength and Cybex. Our separate free weight room offers multiple bench presses, Squat Racks, Smith machines and Lifefitness single and duel cable machines plus dumbells from 1 - 110 pounds.

Climbing Walls
Main Climbing Wall: The second floor main climbing wall cuts through three floors of the club and weighs in at 46 feet high. The routes generally range in grade from 5.5 (beginner) using all of the holds to 5.12 (expert). 4th Floor Climbing Wall: Located on the fourth floor in the basketball gym this wall provides climbers with the opportunity for shorter and more powerful climbs. The right side of this wall has a 20-foot vertical section that is capped by a 5-foot roof and then continues vertical to the top. Coming Fall 2008: A challenging new bouldering cave is in the works to be located on the second floor with difficulty levels from intermediate to expert.

Exercise Studios
We currently offer a wide variety of group exercise classes in several studios throughout our club. You'll be sure to find a class that appeals to your workout style in one of our spacious studios. Our classes are located in Studio 1, Studio 2, Studio 3, the basketball gym and our brand new Spin room.  

Swimming Pool
Our lap pool is 20 yards long includes shallow and deep ends. 88 lengths is 1 mile.. We also have a therapy pool occupied entirely by licensed therapists from Evanston Northwestern Hospital and their clients. Our jacuzzi is a great place to relax after a hard workout.

The EAC gym is open to a variety of activities such as basketball, volleyball leagues , climbing, and group exercise classes.


Personal TrainingEvanston Athletic Club boasts Evanston’s most talented and professional personal trainers. Our trainers are comprised of highly educated and experienced practitioners who make their clients goals a number one priority.

Pool Programs:  EAC offers a year-round pool schedule, filled with private swimming lessons, aquatics classes, family swim and lap swim.

Group Classes: Evanston Athletic Club's group exercise department has a class for everyone. The variety of classes that we offer range from Spinning to Aquatics to Muscle Definition…and everything in between.

Add in Massage options, Life Coaching classes, Kids Club and Programs, Volleyball, etc…  There is something there for everyone!!


Item Special Note


Founded in 1980, EAC has established and maintained a position at the forefront of  Chicago-area health clubs. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Evanston, EAC provides a comfortable atmosphere where our outstanding staff   is committed to helping you acquire and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Our spacious, highly maintained facility and innovative programming demonstrate that EAC is a club with you and your workout in mind.

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