in-person classes resume 2/1. View schedules here!


Just add water for an extremely  effective workout.



Aqua at CAC

Swimming is one of the best total body workouts that produces the least amount of impact on joints and bones. Aqua programming is available at 5 of our locations.  Pools are now available for Lap Swim and lanes can be booked on our mobile app up to 24 hours in advance. The dimension of our different pools are as follows:

Evanston Athletic Club – 20 yards, 4 lanes
Lincoln Square Athletic Club – 25 yards, 5 lanes
Lakeview Athletic Club – 20 yards, 3 lanes
Lincoln Park Athletic Club – 20 yards, 4 lanes
West Loop Athletic Club – 25 meters, 5 lanes

Class Types

Aqua Zumba®

Aqua Zumba gives new meaning to the idea of an invigorating workout. Splashing, stretching, twisting, even laughing, hooting and hollering are often heard during the Zumba “pool party”. Traditional aqua fitness principles are blended with the Zumba formula for a safe, challenging workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning and, most of all, exhilarating beyond belief!

Aqua: TBT

Aqua: TBT • Total Body Training in the pool! This is the ultimate cardio and strength interval training class designed to work your entire body and maximize your post workout calorie burn, using a variety of water equipment or just your own bodyweight. Focus on resistance, intervals, power, plyometrics, endurance and determination and you will see a new you. An All Club Access Class.

Aqua: Movement

Movements performed in water allow for increased range of motion and flexibility in a safe, suspended environment. These energizing patterns are designed to burn fat and increase cardio strength while building a stronger core. These water activities are optimal for muscle toning and conditioning, helping to strengthen joints to avoid injury. An All Club Access Class.

More serious about swimming?

Specialized swim training for the truly aquatic.

Swim LessonsMasters SwimTriathlon Club

Aqua Class Schedules

The schedules below may not include all times reserved for Adult Swim Lessons, Kids Swim Lessons or private events. Some or all pool lanes may be reserved for swim lessons at times not listed on this schedule.
For full listings please view the full schedule or Pool Schdule PDF for your home club on our Schedules page.