Information and data related to community health, education and development across the South Side can also be found across the University of Chicago and the University of Chicago Medicine. The following resources provide supplemental information across a variety of UChicago initiatives.

The Community Health Focus Hour is a weekly dialogue on WVON 1690 AM. Each show explores a specific health topic. Guests may include physicians, researchers, community leaders, patients and others. Listeners are encouraged to call in and contribute to the conversation.

Tune in to WVON 1690 AM at 1 p.m. on Saturdays to join in the Community Health Focus Hour conversation.

Contact us to receive weekly topic and guest announcements via email.

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Exercise & Fitness Programs

The Community Fitness Program at the Museum of Science and Industry boasts 60 to 80 members who regularly walk and do aerobic exercise inside the museum’s confines. The program takes place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.

In existence more than 21 years, this free program is designed to encourage healthy fitness habits and to help seniors integrate a regular exercise program into their health routines.

Registration is required.

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South Side Fit is a free wellness program. In addition to weekly fitness classes and other benefits, South Side Fit offers monthly health and nutrition workshops. Registration is required.

 Learn more and enroll in the South Side Fit program.