When you need a little punch in your workout.


Boxing/Kickboxing Classes in Chicago

The Chicago Athletic Clubs boxing and kickboxing classes offer highly efficient workouts that burn calories while improving cardiovascular endurance and strength. Whether working with a bag or following choreographed routines of different authentic boxing and kickboxing moves, these classes are ideal for anyone looking for real results. These classes are led by our experienced, motivating instructors who will help you learn the ropes, grow your skills, and modify your movements to accommodate your fitness level. Our Chicago boxing and kickboxing classes will give you the chance to learn self-defense techniques that will leave you feeling safe and confident. 

Chicago Kickboxing and Boxing at CAC

If you are looking for boxing or kickboxing classes in Chicago, CAC is here for you! We offer a wide variety of class types designed to accommodate a range of interests and intensity levels. View the full details, schedules, and locations for the CAC boxing classes below. Our boxing and kickboxing classes (as well as all other group fitness classes) are free for Chicago Athletic Clubs members. If you are not yet a member, our guest pass lets you try a class for free. Contact our Chicago fitness experts or visit your nearest CAC location to learn more and get started today!

Boxing and Kickboxing Class Types


This fiercely energetic program is inspired by martial arts and draws from a wide array of disciplines such as karate, boxing, taekwondo, tai chi and muay thai. Supported by driving music and powerful role model instructors, you strike, punch, kick and kata your way through calories to superior cardio fitness. Burn calories, improve coordination and agility, and improve posture, core strength and stability.


A concentrated shorter version of the fiercely energetic program.

Boxing Challenge

Learn authentic boxing techniques, punches and footwork. Participants may use hand wraps, boxing gloves, focus mitts and heavy bags for punching drills. Other conditioning exercises may include sprints, jumping rope, med ball drills and lower and upper back strengthening. Advanced boxing drills can be provided for more experienced participants.

Kickboxing: Skills & Drills

This hardcore boxing and kickboxing workout incorporates boot camp drills to maximize your hour at the gym. hand wraps, boxing gloves, focus mitts, jump ropes, LTS Equalizers, LTS Buddy Systems™ and heavy bags are all part of the game. Get a great cardio workout and improve your coordination.

Turbo Kick®

Burn calories and blast fat! Turbo Kick mixes kickboxing and simple dance moves with music that makes you want to move it! Each full body workout consists of a sport specific warm-up, higher paced intervals, easy to follow combinations, kickboxing specific strength/endurance training and a mind/body like cool-down designed to maximize weight loss!

Get the most out of your Chicago boxing workout

  • Please note some classes require advance sign up at the Customer Service Desk to reserve a spot.
  • Please arrive on time for the warm-up and stay through the entire class.
  • Please inform instructors of any special considerations (pregnancy, diabetes, recent surgery, etc.). CAC recommends a physical examination before undertaking any exercise program.
  • Instructors will be substituted from time-to-time. Any substitutions, deletions or additions to the printed schedules will be posted at the front desk.

Boxing and Kickboxing Schedules