Resort-like amenities, 16 tennis courts, and 5 boutique studios with unlimited group fitness.
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New Studios at Midtown

Practice your yoga. Take a HIIT fitness class. Learn to box. Relax at the spa. Enjoy a delicious meal. How about all of the above? We're your fitness oasis. Midtown prides itself in offering many boutique fitness studio experiences all under one roof.  

Map & Hours

Midtown Athletic Club Chicago
2444 N Elston Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647


M1 (Main building) Mondays - Thursdays: 5:00AM - 11:00PM
M2 (Small building) Mondays - Thursdays: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
M1 Fridays: 5:00AM - 10:00PM
M2 Fridays: 7:00AM - 9:00PM
M1 Saturdays and Sundays: 6:00AM - 9:00PM
M2 Saturdays and Sundays: 7:00AM - 7:00PM 

General Manager

Michael Mahoney



Programs & Services


The outdoor pool will officially open, weather permitting for recreational swimming, including the Pool House snack shop, and the presence of Lifeguards on Saturday, May 22. Reservations are required Saturdays, Sundays, and on holidays for access to the outdoor pool. Reservations will be accepted 7 days in advance.



Kidtown is now open for member use. Registration is required to use Kidtown. We have implemented new safety protocols and technology to ensure as safe an environment as possible, in accordance with CDC best practices. Click here to view additional Kidtown reopening information and procedures.

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The Hotel at Midtown is for active travelers who believe in balance. Our fitness offerings may have drawn you here, but we know you still want a luxurious, beautiful atmosphere. Our design is modern and refined.

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Cleaning Policy

As we re-open our clubs, we intend to keep health and safety our top priority. To learn about what we're doing to keep the club safe, click here.


Explore 16 world-class indoor tennis courts with instructional and competitive programs for adults and kids alike. Our courts feature PlaySight, the ultimate visual training tool to track and analyze your tennis game.

As a Midtown member, you can reserve a court up to one week in advance.

Fitness & Training

Enjoy the very latest in Precor cardio and strength training equipment. 

Mix fitness with pleasure in our group exercise and cycling studios, featuring MYZONE technology. Find a Class.

  • THE THEATER: Group Exercise Studio 
  • RIDE: Cycling Studio
  • EverybodyFights: Boxing Fitness Program Founded by George Foreman III
  • THE FIELD: 40 Yards of Indoor Turf 
  • THE OUTFIELD: 60 Yards of Outdoor Turf
  • Golf Simulators
  • Basketball Court

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Whether your goal is to lose weight, build muscle, improve your backhand, or rehabilitate an injury, working with a certified coach can help you accomplish your goals with better results in less time. If not, we’ll take it personally.

  • Personal Training
  • Small Group Training
Mind Body

Our Samadhi mind-body studio will heal, calm, and empower you through a wide selection of classes that cater to all levels of experience.

  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Pilates Reformer
  • Mat Pilates

Our magnificent indoor and outdoor swimming pools and whirlpools are a place to work out as well as a place to hang out.

  • Adult Competitive Programs
  • Junior Swim Instruction & Swim Team

View Pool & Deck Etiquette

View Spring 2021 Indoor Pool Schedule

Outdoor Pool Hours

Mondays through Thursdays:

  • Reserved lap swimming and group water exercise classes from 5:00 am (6:00 am on holidays) to 9:00 am
  • Reserved recreational swim (all ages welcome) between 9:00 am–11:00 am, 11:15 am – 1:15 pm, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm, and 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Outdoor and indoor pools close at 9:00 pm (8:00 pm holidays)

Fridays through Sundays:

  • Reserved lap swimming and group water exercise classes from Club Open to 9:00 am
  • Reserved recreational swim (all ages welcome) between 9:00 am–11:00 am, 11:15 am – 1:15pm, 1:30pm – 3:30pm, and 3:45pm – 5:45pm
  • Reserved recreational swim for adults only (18+ years) from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Outdoor and indoor pools close at 8:00 pm

Kids can play tennis, be artistic, and have fun at Midtown, while supervised by friendly associates who treat them just like members. Because they are.

Kidtown Policies

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A healthy lifestyle starts when we are young. At Midtown, we believe in establishing a safe and effective foundation for young members to integrate fitness into their everyday life. The Varsity Permit program is a free 60-minute orientation for teens to build community and confidence as our expert coaches guide them through our fitness area codes while teaching important club etiquette.  


Our club restaurant Chromium is a gathering place. The place to meet family at the club for a quick (or slow) bite. It is a focal point of the club and an important part of our community.

  • Contemporary Indoor & Outoor Dining
  • Healthy, Fresh Food & Indulgent Treats

Chromium Hours

  • Open 7:00 am to 3:00 pm for Breakfast and Lunch service on weekdays, except Mondays
  • Open 9:00 am to 3:00 pm for Brunch on weekends
  • Counter service will continue to open on weekdays at 6:00 am, and on weekends at 7:00 am for coffee drinks, smoothies, and grab-and-go menu items.
We’re proud to work with premium and local partners to source our ingredients; Chateau St. Michelle wines, Chicago Distilling Company cocktails, House of Frog’s Kombucha, Genesis GrowersGreen Acres and Werp produce, Mighty Vine tomatoes, Green Circle chickens, Maple Creek pork, Slagel meats, Green Sheep water, HewnLa Boulangerie, and West Town Bakery breads, pastries and sweets, Lamers dairy, Lavazza coffee,Vosges chocolates.
The Spa

The Spa at Midtown is open to the public, and every aspect is luxurious and robust, earthy and natural, and most of all, relaxing. After a hard workout or a tough tennis match, you’ve earned some time at The Spa.

*Currently operating by Appointment Only
Mon – Closed
Tuesday – 12-5pm
Wednesday – 10-5pm
Thursday – 10-7pm
Friday 10-4pm
Saturday – 9-2pm
Sunday - 9-1pm

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Locker Rooms

Featuring an exclusive line of bath and body products, and towels that are large and plush, we have everything you need to get ready for a day at work or night out with friends.

  • Luxury Showers
  • Private Lockers
  • Complimentary Bath & Body Products
  • Sauna
  • Steam room 
The Shop

Our pro shop carries all major brands of tennis racquets, apparel and shoes, and anything else your active lifestyle may require. You won’t find a more convenient shopping experience for your tennis and workout needs.

  • Tennis Racquets
  • Tennis Stringing
  • Active Apparel & Shoes
The Hotel at Midtown

The Hotel at Midtown is for active travelers who believe in balance. Our fitness offerings may have drawn you here, but we know you still want a luxurious, beautiful atmosphere. Our design is modern and refined.

As a hotel guest, you're an honorary member of our world-class athletic club. You’ll enjoy one of our 55 rooms, featuring contemporary design elements with luxury amenities and breathtaking city views. Four suites are available, including a two-story penthouse suite with a private balcony and one suite designed by tennis star Venus Williams.

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Read about our club, now open, in recent press coverage: 

DNA Info: Midtown Athetlic Club's Outdoor Pool and All-Day Restaurant Open
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Chicago Magazine: The Making of an Urban Sports Resort
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Crain's Chicago Business: Why Midtown is moving from tennis club to 'sports resort'
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DNA Info: Midtown Athletic Club Making No Small Plans: Welcome to Your 'Third Space'
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