Get yourself to the Southport Athletic Club, 3440 N. Southport Ave., while it still has that new gym, not sweaty socks, smell. The club, which plans to officially open in August, is holding preview events July 18, 5-9 p.m., and July 21, 9 a.m. – noon.
Free classes available on the 18th include “superstar dance workout” (note: the class is NOT led by J. Lo) and “hard body core fusion.” To reserve a spot, register here. On the 19th, free classes include Pilates; register here.