601 W. Deerfield Parkway
(Located in Mike Rylko Community Park at McHenry Road/Route 83)
Fitness Center at the Buffalo Grove Park District
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Phone: 847.353.7500

The Fitness Center is open!

Facility Hours

Monday - Thursday: 5 am - 9 pm
Friday:  5 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 6 am - 5:30 pm


The Fitness Center is a membership based facility.  If you are not a member of the Fitness Center, please call 847.353.7500 to purchase a day pass before making a reservation.

Members may make a reservation to swim in the lap pool, walk/run on the track, join a live or virtual group exercise class or play pickleball in our gymnasium, by clicking on one of the links below.  PLEASE NOTE:  Starting Monday, November 30, reservations will be optional for the facility, indoor track and lap pool.  We will accept walk-up reservations for these areas of the Fitness Center.  Reservations for virtual group exercise classes and the pickleball court are still required.

Facility Reservation

Group Exercise Reservations

Pool and Indoor Track Reservations

Pickleball Reservations

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Virtual Group Ex Class Schedule

Virtual Group Ex Class Schedule

To register for a paid specialty program:

Specialty Programs Registrations 

Membership Update

Billing resumed August 1.  If you e-mailed us at by July 31, and requested that your membership be put on a freeze until Phase 5, or, requested that we cancel your membership, you will not be billed.
If you did not put your membership on a freeze, or cancelled it, you will be billed.
Once the Fitness Center fully opens in Phase 5, all memberships, including student passes, will be adjusted accordingly, at no additional charge.
We hope you are safe and healthy while staying at home, and we look forward to the Fitness Center opening to everyone in Phase 5.

Personal Training Now Available

Members may now sign up for one-on-one personal training that may take place inside or outside the Fitness Center, as weather permits. Protocols for social distancing and wearing face masks will be clearly communicated to members prior to beginning a session.

If you are interested in working with a personal trainer, please contact Debra Saper at We look forward to seeing our training clients again, and welcome new clients to begin training as well. For the latest classes and programs offered at the Fitness Center, check out the Fitness & Wellness pages in the program guide.

      Winter21 program guide  September program guide


Fitness Center Phase 4 Plan

A letter containing the details of the Fitness Center Phase 4 plan can be read here.

Frequently Asked Questions


Fitness Center Guest Services Fitness Floor Fitness Center poolSpin Studio Group Exercise Studio

The Fitness Center is owned and operated by the Buffalo Grove Park District.  Exercise can prevent heart disease, osteoporosis and obesity; it can also maximize energy, manage stress and minimize insomnia.  Our expert team of fitness professionals will guide you through a personalized fitness program that includes an individual health assessment and a personal training consultation.  We pledge to provide outstanding health and fitness opportunities in an exceptional environment, with unsurpassed customer service.

Member Services Office Hours - Due to COVID-19, anyone wishing to meet in person with a Member Services representative must make an appointment by calling 847.353.7551.

Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 6 pm
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 9 am - 3 pm

Family Hours - Family Hours are suspended until further notice due to COVID-19.

No family hours on holidays.

Tuesday & Thursday: 4 - 6 pm (Lap Pool and Therapy Pool Only)
Saturday & Sunday: 2 - 7 pm (Gymnasium and Track)
Saturday & Sunday: 3 - 7 pm (Lap Pool and Therapy Pool)

Holiday Hours

New Year's Day6 am - 2 pm
Easter6 am - 2 pm
Memorial Day6 am - 2 pm
Independence Day6 am - 2 pm
Labor Day6 am - 1:30 pm
Thanksgiving6 am - 2 pm
Christmas Eve6 am - 2 pm
Christmas DayClosed
New Year's Eve6 am - 2 pm

Kids Club Hours - Kids Club is closed until further notice due to COVID-19.

Monday - Sunday: 8 am - 12 pm
Monday - Thursday:  4 - 8 pm
Friday: 4 - 7 pm

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