Northwestern Medicine

Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center Recognized among Top 5 Hospital-Owned Health Clubs in the Country

August 28, 2013

LAKE FOREST, IL – Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center has been recognized among the top five hospital-owned health clubs in the country by Club Industry magazine.

“We are thrilled to be recognized among the top health clubs in the country by Club Industry,” said Roberta Duguid, general manager, Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center. “As a hospital-owned center we merge fitness classes, programs and personal training with a holistic approach to total health and wellness programming.”

Lake Forest Health & Fitness has a variety of programs and partnerships to fit the lifestyle and health needs of all community members at all stages of life. The Center offers nutritional counseling for all ages and pre- and post-natal classes for women. The Boys and Girls Youth Wellness program is for children aged eight to sixteen to help build confidence and inspire positive lifestyle changes through fitness conditioning and group motivation.

Medical fitness programs are designed to help members who are living with cancer, arthritis, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia and cardiovascular disease to better cope with the side effects of their chronic condition. Corporate Wellness Solutions is an organizational health program designed to reduce healthcare costs by developing strategies to create a dynamic work environment that fosters vitality, motivation and synergy.

From Pilates, ballet and yoga to high-intensity cardio workouts, the Center offers more than 130 leading-edge classes led by qualified, certified group exercise instructors. In addition to workouts in the Main, Mind/Body and Spin Studios, there is a full selection of classes designed especially for the active older adult, such as aqua classes and arthritis classes in a warm water therapy pool, to help maintain mobility and increase strength. The Center includes a resort-style lap pool and coed Jacuzzi, plus whirlpool, steam, and sauna in each locker room.

Learn more about Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Health & Fitness Center.