Evanston is located just north of Chicago along the shore of Lake Michigan. Evanston, though a small city, offers many opportunities to get in shape and stay fit. In the summer, you can go to one of 6 public beaches along the lake and take a swim. The city is working towards making more beaches wheelchair accessible. There are also 76 parks within Evanston that have sports fields and offer adult sports leagues. If you like basketball or volleyball, you can join a league at the Chandler-Newberger Recreation Center. Evanston takes care of its elderly residents and has just moved Levy Senior Centerinto a brand new facility with added exercise classes and weight lifting machines. For the gym lover, there are many options throughout the city to choose from. Try out Evanston Athletic Club, a premier health club facility with a pool, climbing wall, exercise studios and fantastic gym.