Chicago Branch Locations: 

Chicago Shaolin Temple Main Headquarters
2919 S. Archer Ave
Chicago, IL 60608


Our Parent Temple in New York:


Other New York Shaolin Temple Branches:

Boston Shaolin Kung Fu Center

Denver Shaolin Kung Fu Academy



Temple Hosts Local Highschool

On September 25th, 2010, 90 students from a local highschool came to our Temple to further their studies about Chinese culture.  Master Yanju along with other temple masters spoke about Shaolin history, led the students in sitting meditation and kung fu practice, and gave qigong and kung fu demonstrations.  It was a great event for everyone involved.



Afternoon/Evening Closings on 7/24, 7/31, 8/7

Due to performances, the temple will be closed during the afternoons and evenings on 7/24, 7/31, and 8/7.

The performances on 7/24 and 8/7 will be in Chinatown Square and will start sometime around 4:30 pm.


Independence Day Closings


本庙将在7月3 - 5日(星期六,星期日,星期一)关门来庆祝美国独立日假期。所有课程将于周二7月6日恢复。祝有一个愉快的假日。


Our temple will be closed on July 3-5 (Saturday, Sunday, Monday) to observe the Fourth of July holiday.  Classes will be resumed on Tuesday, July 6.  Have a good holiday.


2010 Summer Picnic in Westmont, IL

We will be involved with a summer picnic in Westmont, IL on Saturday, June 26th, 2010.  For more information, please view our flier.  The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.  You can pay ahead of time at our temple.


China Masters Invited for April Anniversary Celebrations

Masters You Liang Zhu, Chao Zhang, Yuan Feng Wang, and Yang Yang Guo of the China Song Shan Shaolin Temple have been invited to come to Chicago and be part of our April 2010 festivities.  They will participate in the following events that have been scheduled :

  1. On April 18, 2010, we will be conducting a Buddhist ceremony along with a Shaolin Kung Fu performance.
  2. On April 20 – 23, 2010, we will have an exam for our students to advance to the next level.

To see the full invitation, click here.