Playing Racquetball For 40 Years

Racquetball group marks 40 years of playing together

Eileen O. Daday of the Daily Herald reported on October 3rd, 2017:


A group of racquetball players that meet once a week at Forest View Racquet and Fitness Club in Arlington Heights seems to bear out all of the documented benefits of the sport: it burns fat, provides a good cardio workout — players run as much as two miles during a one-hour game — it strengthens balance and coordination, and it’s social.

Just ask Gary McClung, 76, of Arlington Heights, Illinois. He started the group exactly 40 years ago, and though locations and members have changed a bit, a core number of them defy their ages and credit their physical and emotional well-being to their weekly game of racquetball. [Read More]