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RIC Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program541 North FairbanksMezzanine LevelChicago, IL 60611
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We are very fortunate to be supported by a number of generous organizations including: Chicago Blackhawk Charities and Cubs Care. In addition, the RIC Women's Board and the John Dolan Golf Challenge help to support our programs.
Visit our Community Partner and Sponsor page for a complete list of sponsors and community partners that contribute to the success of our programs.
Yes and No.
If you are a regular participant with one of our sports teams, you may be eligible to participate on that team's travel squad. Not all participants travel to all competitions. Travel rosters for each competition are decided by the team's head coach and is based on a number of factors including but not limited to: funding, type of competition, and a player's performance and participation in practice.
This depends upon several factors including an individual's overall activity level, initial fitness level and health history. Generally, working out two times per week is sufficient for a beginner to receive both cardiovascular and weight loss benefits.
For more fitness related questions and answers, visit our Fitness FAQ.
Joining the RIC Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program fitness center requires a one-time only $35 initiation fee to join the program. The fee must accompany the medical form for it to be processed.
Once an applicant has paid their initiation fee and their application has been approved, the member will receive an initial evaluation to determine the correct exercise prescription and a second one-on-one appointment with one of our professional fitness staff to acquaint the member with the equipment in the fitness center.
There is still no monthly charge for the fitness facility. However, there is a yearly maintenance fee that helps us with maintaining the equipment and facility. The maintenance fee is due from September 1st of each year through the last business day in December. Maintenance fees paid after January 1 and later incur a $10 late charge.
For more information, visit the membership page.
No. An individual with a physical disability is eligible to participate in any of our programs. All participants must submit a completed RIC Sports and Fitness Medical Form signed by a doctor before participation. If you have questions about whether you are eligible participate in our programs, please contact us at 312-238-5001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yes, although participants for research studies are screened very closely because of the extreme physical exertion needed for the fitness testing, individuals found ineligible for research studies are invited to participate in any of our other programs.
We DO NOT provide transportation to and from the Fitness Center or any of our regularly scheduled practices or programs. Participants must arrange their own transportation.
Although, we may provide transportation if you are traveling with an RIC sports team to and from an out-of-town competition.
Thank you for considering a contribution to the RIC Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program. You can make a donation to in any denomination by visiting the RIC Online Giving page. When giving online, please be sure to indicate that you are supporting sports, fitness, or the area of most need. Additionally, you can send a check or money order payable to RIC to:
RIC Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program541 North Fairbanks, MezzanineChicago, IL 60611
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