Life Time to Open Athletic Resort, Coworking Facility in Downtown Chicago

Life Time Group Holdings Inc., Chanhassen, Minnesota, will open an athletic resort and coworking facility in Chicago's River North neighborhood in early 2022, the company announced. Life Time River North at One Chicago, the city's tallest residential building and sixth tallest in Chicago's skyscape, will offer amenities to One Chicago residents and the neighborhood at-large, with more than 126,000 square feet of spaces designed for the a healthy lifestyle.

The facility will be the 10th Life Time in the Chicago area but the first to include a Life Time Work. It is the ninth coworking destination nationwide for Life Time. Life Time Work will feature live plants, natural light, ergonomic workstations, healthy food and beverage offerings and a Life Time Athletic membership.

The athletic resort portion of the facility will have dedicated boutique studios for yoga, indoor cycling, Pilates, barre, and cardio and strength group classes. More than 400 pieces of cardio, strength and functional training equipment round out the more than 28,000 square-foot exercise floor, which also includes designated space for Life Time's signature small group training programs—GTX, Alpha and Ultra Fit.

Additional wellness-minded amenities include LT Recovery featuring compression, massage and chiropractic services; LifeCafe, a real-food cafe with indoor and outdoor dining; plus LifeSpa, offering full-service salon and spa services, including hair, nail, esthetician and massage services.

The resort’s Outdoor Beach Club features cabana and lounge seating, an elevated Aqua Lounge with two whirlpools, indoor sky-lit lap pool regulation-size basketball court and dressing rooms with whirlpool and cold plunge suites.

For children, the facility will feature the Kids Academy, which includes dedicated Kids Studio classes, sports training through GameFace Sport, Spanish immersion, homework help, an outdoor play area and Kids Gym (for kids starting at 3 months and for up to 2.5 hours daily).