When to do it: Saturdays, Sundays, and sunset on Thursdays
Chicago SUP Yoga takes balance exercise onto the waves by holding yoga classes on top of paddleboards on Lake Michigan.
Ohio Street Beach at Olive Park
When to do it: Whenever, just wait your turn
This beach is popular with triathletes because it uniquely faces North, making it possible to swim (in dedicated lanes) parallel with the shore and stay in shallower waters.
Brave the deep
57th Street Beach
How to do it: Talk to the lifeguards first
While the beach near Promontory Point does technically allow deep-water swimming, lifeguards get nervous when you head into darker waters, so pros say having a chat before diving in can help avoid any hassles.
When to do it: June 21st
Danceprov brings together improv games and lip-syncing to give adults a chance to cut loose, meet new people, and have some fun.