The City of Chicago is currently in Phase Four: "Gradually Resume." Many City services have adjusted hours or locations and may require health screens prior to entering their physical spaces. Please call ahead or visit any department's website to get additional details, or visit chicago.gov/covid-19.
This guide is intended to provide you an overview of what to expect during your tenure at the Fire Academy. This guide also suggests you engage in a physical conditioning program to prepare for the physical demands of Academy training and the firefighter position. Participation in the suggested training program is strictly voluntary.