The Gym at The James is a 2,500-square-foot, full-service fitness center and is open 24/7 for hotel guests and features 10 pieces of cardiovascular equipment, each furnished with an individual television set, and more than 25 pieces of strength equipment.

In addition, The James has enlisted celebrity fitness guru Jim Karas to provide customized fitness programs as well as a team of first-rate fitness trainers.  Private sessions with a Jim Karas expert trainer are available by appointment. A full menu of a la carte Gym Services is also available.

The James also offers complimentary run/walk maps for guests available at the front desk. A variety of routes lead runners along the scenic beaches on the lakefront and past local institutions such as Soldier Field.


To schedule a private session with one our expert personal trainers or to book a spot in one of our state-of-the-art fitness centers, please click here.