Fitness Formula Clubs - Union Station

Chicago, IL, UNITED STATES

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Facility Overview

Facility Name
Fitness Formula Clubs - Union Station
Address
444 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60606
UNITED STATES
Telephone
(312) 627-0444

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Drop-in/Casual
$30.00. [February, 2019]
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Affiliate
IHRSA with Passport: $15.00. [June, 2016]

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
25y, 4 lanes , indoors , 79º - 80ºF (27ºC)

Location

Location
At at the intersection of Canal Street and Jackson Blvd.
County/Region
Cook County
GPS
41.878143, -87.639173

Teams That Use This Facility

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Facility Notes

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Facility Reviews

I went on a Sunday at 7:30 AM and the pool was completely empty; I had it to myself. Based on my stroke count, it felt like it was a 25m pool. The lanes felt a little narrow, I can't see how you could share a lane. People have complained that the shallower end is too shallow, but I guess I'm short, the water went up to my waist and I was able to do flip turns with no problems. The water was colder than most pools. I also felt that there was more chlorine in this pool than usual, but not too much to make you sick.

There was a non-digital pace clock in a corner. Backstroke flags were in place. There is a little shelf with swim toys available: fins, pull buoys, paddles, and kickboards. There was no lifeguard.

The pool is elevated from the main gym, so there are no strange people starring while you are swimming. There's not much deck space, so you need to leave your towels on hooks on the wall. There was a white board with some Masters swimming sets, when I was there.
[February, 2019]
The pool is often crowded around noon but has lanes available early morning; I swam here at 5:30 AM on a weekday and had a lane to myself. The pool is a bit warm but acceptable. There is a rack with buoys, kickboards, a couple sets of paddles, and five sets of different-sized fins. The locker rooms are nice and fully-equipped

TIP: If you take a tour (10 minutes) you can use the facility for free for 24 hours. If you opt out of a tour and pay the $30 guest fee, you have access for 24 hours. Either way, swim the first day and then come an hour earlier the next day to swim free.
[June, 2019]