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Although our Schererville location is in transition, Franciscan Health Fitness Centers in Chesterton and Chicago Heights remain committed to our mission and would be honored to continue to serve our Schererville members.Learn More
Purposeful Training for Results
The Benefits of Functional Training
If you are struggling with real-life activities or day-to-day tasks, functional training may be for you. It incorporates movements into a fitness routine which makes it easier for people to live their everyday lives. Workouts focus on squats, lunges, bent-over rows, and balance exercises to help people in the real world.
Build stronger muscles
Improve balance and overall stability to reduce falls
Enhance balance and stability to decrease the chance of a torn muscle or injury
Enhance quality of life and improve your ability to complete tasks at work or at home
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Real Time Reviews
Tammy Munoz Munoz· Google
Was so excited when the YMCA came to our town. They are a great facility. Very very reasonable monthly rates. Go to about 2 classes a day.
Levi P.· Yelp
Amazing Gym worth the money. Its rarely ever packed and lots of gym equipment and classes. Its very clean with a hot tub and a pool. love it.
CPGS Animation· Google
Very good facility, nice people and reasonable prices. Overall a nice place to get your fitness on!
Jennifer Rasmussen· Google
So far all I experienced was the pool. I went as a guest, & then we went to the changing room & showers to change into our suits. They do provide towels if you need it, I'm not sure about anything else yet. When you 1st walk into the room the pool is in, it smells nice. Not an ...
tarsha blandin· Google
I absolutely love this gym. I signed up with Ariza and she is a true sweetheart. She has a great spirit and is very knowledgeable about different things at the gym. I love the fact that it’s a older crowd there and everyone is friendly. Aqua fitness with Coach is a must try. When I...
Ayo Adamson· Google
Lovely place with great and lovely people! The price is on the higher side, but you get your money’s worth! The facility and the trainers are A1! P.S. If you plan on leaving due to relocation or whatsoever reason, just make sure to call a month ahead or else you’re going to pay 50%...
Beth Braun· Google
A lot of good equipment and classes. Great and friendly staff. A bit pricey but well worth it if you go to the gym frequently. Spacious and nice locker room and swim area as well.
Joe Tavoletti· Google
Seems a bit pricey but you get so much for it. Very nice and clean facility. Staff is awesome and friendly.
Tonya Davis· Google
My home away from home. Clean. Professional employees. Great instructors and excerise equipment. A good environment to encourage your fitness goals.
Very nice facility.
Brian Marx· Google
Very clean, nice staff.
Atty April B.· Yelp
Lots of equipment and classes to take on your road to fitness! Facilities are clean and staff are welcoming, excited to return after Covid restrictions are...
Jason Lindsey· Google
Much smaller than the Schererville location but a nice clean facility. Staff was very nice & the equipment was in good shape. Locker rooms were nice & clean. It's small but still very nice.
Sharon Lund· Google
It's very clean, well run, friendly. Love the pools. Never overly busy. In the lap of luxury there!
Dan W.· Yelp
I've been to several gyms and fitness centers in the area throughout the years and Franciscan by FAR has the best in the area!! Been around for four years...
Katy S.· Yelp
Very nice gym but a little pricey. They have an indoor pool, sauna, and lots of equipment that is very well maintained. The trainers are very helpful and...
Berthea T.· Yelp
I'm in love with this place, from the parking lot being secured with camera on those late nights leaving the gym. The classes are Mon-Sun the hours are...
Clay G.· Yelp
Disclaimer: I have family that works for Omni. I love going to Omni. It's a large enough gym that there is enough equipment for everyone, and there is a...
Functional Training Classes
Combines attribute of Pilates, Dance, and Functional Fitness Training. Utilizing a ballet barre and light weights, challenge your body and mind as you engage your entire body from head to toe. Participants can wear shoes but are encouraged to take them off. Wearing dance (or grippy) socks is recommended to keep your feet from sliding and are available at the Service Desk Pro Shop.
Box & Burn
Cycling - 45 min
This innovative program involves cycling techniques modeled after outdoor cycling. Your ride can be easy or intense - you decide. Motivating techniques & music will allow you to take your workout to the next level.
Gentle Senior Express
Hip Hop HIIT
A high energy class that combines kickboxing, strength, and cardio movements. This fast paced class will challenge all fitness levels and have you getting stronger and burning calories while having fun.
LesMills Virtual BODYCOMBAT
LesMills Virtual BODYFLOW
LesMills Virtual Core
CXWORX™ provides the vital ingredient for a stronger body while chiseling your waist line. A stronger core makes you better at all things you do – it's the glue that holds everything together.
LesMills Virtual RPM
LesMills Virtual SPRINT
Challenge all of your muscles to get strong and toned using your own body weight and a variety of equipment while adding some cardio to the mix. This class is full of surprises so be ready for anything. Smiles are required! Class Capacity: 29
Turn & Burn 90
Get the best of both worlds iwth this cycling and strength training class that will challenge your overall physical fitness. In this class, the possibilities are endless. You never know what's in store, but one thing is for sure, you will leave "turnt and burnt." (Cyclist feel free to ride only.)