Promoting wellness on the South Side

Women practicing yoga in UHI South Side Fit program

Fitness instructors and live cooking demonstrations are just a few of the healthy benefits many people enjoy during an eight-week program to promote wellness on the South Side.

South Side Fit™, in partnership with the Timothy Community Corporation (TCC) and the UChicago Medicine Urban Health Initiative, provides people with complete assessments about their health, exercise, food habits, weight, Body Mass Index (BMI), blood pressure and clinical testing.

Men cycling in UHI South Side Fit program

The program is held at TCC, 4351 S. Drexel Blvd.

To meet health goals, the participants commit every week to:

  • Regular exercise
  • Attending health consultations
  • At least two nutritional or lifestyle seminars
  • At least one on-site Zumba, Yoga, cycling or full-body exercise class

For more information about South Side Fit, please email or call (773) 624-4642.