In order to be the best version of yourself for your kids, it’s important to take time to focus on you. But, we know that’s easier said than done. It’s not always realistic to hire a babysitter or work out at home while keeping an eye on your little ones, which is why we offer child care services at each of our three Chicago locations. That way, you can get in a great workout knowing your kids are in safe, highly-qualified hands.
Child care is available for all children aged two months to 12 years, with activities varying by age group to give them the best possible care while you take some well-deserved time for yourself.
Infants aged 2 months to 1 year are engaged in sensory play and activities that encourage movement, interaction and social development. Infant activities include:
Toddlers aged 1-2 years are naturally active, and we provide lots of opportunities to help your little one build a passion for fitness early. Tumbling, obstacle courses and fitness exercises help increase strength, motor skills and coordination. Toddler activities include:
Kids aged 3-11 years will have a chance to create lasting, healthy habits. Kids at this age begin to discover their areas of passion, meet new friends and engage in active play. Kids activities include:
We understand you don’t want to leave your child with just anyone, so take it from current CTF parents who regularly choose our child care services during their workouts:
“I cannot speak more highly of the child care at CTF. Sra Irma is like family to us. She is kind, caring, attentive and responsible, I do not know what I would do without her! She has been watching my children while I workout since they were 18 months and 6 weeks old, they are 4 and 6 years old now. For parents who like to workout or who are hoping to work out more, having child care at the gym is a true game changer. My kids love it so much they are always wanting to stay longer because the games and toys are fun and for all ages. Lastly, the child care room at all three locations is sparkling clean ALWAYS.” -Alex Marin
“The fact that CTF has reliable, predictable child care offered was the game changer for getting me back in the gym postpartum. Irma, the caretaker, is sweet and engages with my son so much that sometimes he doesn’t want to leave and blows her kisses goodbye. The area is clean and is continuously wiped down. Most often my son is the only one there, and the variety of toys and books available keeps his attention for the duration of my workout. If you’re looking for a gym in the West Loop with child care, CTF has you covered.” -Laura Goebel
“Irma at CTF West Loop is amazing. It’s so nice being able to workout without having to figure out a babysitter. My kids love going with me and they love playing with Irma!” -Erin Nelson
“Working out isn’t just for my physical health, but for my mental STABILITY as a mom of a toddler. Irma (or Tia Irma, as we call her at home) cares and loves my little one just as much as any other family member would. Knowing she’s just a few feet away alleviates any worry and that my toddler is in FANTASTIC hands, lets this mama break a sweat and have an hour break from the world.”-Carlota Lou Nasti
“CTF child care is wonderful! I was able to get back into a fitness routine not long after having my son. It was refreshing to have time to focus on myself, while knowing he was in great hands nearby!” -Lea Andrews
“Child care at CTF has allowed me to work towards my goals postpartum. Irma and the rest of the child care staff are so warm and loving, putting me at complete ease when I’m working out. So accommodating, kind, and helpful! My kids love coming to workouts with me!” -Sawsan Al-Ali