Hot Ground Gym

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I would absolutely recommend this place for birthday parties

We just had my son's 8th birthday party at Hot Ground and they did a terrific job!  It's no easy feat to whip 15 high energy little boys into shape and Paul and Joe did so, while still managing to ma…Read More

Amy V.

You’re Doing Great Things For So Many Kids

Our three boys cannot get enough of Hot Ground Gym!  They ABSOLUTELY love it there. The instructors are fantastic!!! They are friendly but firm, consistent weekly, focusing on strength, independence,…Read More

Hillary M.

Highly Recommend to All Parents

I can't say enough good things about how great this place is. The owner and people that run Hot Ground Gym obviously love what they do and do it well. We had my son's 9th birthday party here this past…Read More

Shayna P.

Activities For Kids!

New Age Concept Educating our Youth About Kids' Fitness

Our Junior Boots™ program is based off our *5 pillars. Obstacle course fitness, teamwork, leadership, critical thinking and discipline. This program develops muscle tone, confidence, boosts critical thinking and helps develop strong character. Our Junior Boots™ program is operated by “Real Life Superheroes” and Instructors that are either Military veterans or first responders.

Obstacle Course Birthday Party that will blow your mind! Our Birthday Parties are a true production of fun, excitement, obstacle courses, and team building missions. Every aspect is guided and instructed by our amazing instructors.

Our summer & winter camps are a great way to get kids back to nature, build their fitness, and build teamwork among old and new friends alike. We have summer camps and winter camps that will keep them moving!

We bring the Hot Ground Gym® experience to you. Team building events in schools, After school programs in schools, small private events and large scale community obstacle course races.


Located in Vernon Hills, IL, our program attracts kids from all around. Contact us today to learn more about our kids' fitness programs!

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Hot Ground Gym® is not a typical gym it is a life changing experience. We teach children to become great people with our five fundamental pillars. Obstacle course fitness, teamwork, leadership, critical thinking and discipline. Hot Ground Gym® has created an atmosphere perfect for kids to flourish. We make strong kids and proud parents everyday. Children come here by choice because its fun, challenging and every aspect of what we do is guided by real life role models(veterans and first responders) that support, inspire and instill confidence.

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