The most popular run, cycling and inline skating path in Baton Rouge. Locals and tourists alike can enjoy a 6.5-mile paved path that meanders around the perimeter of University Lake, City Park Lake and the City Park Golf Course.
This run starts at the Old Louisiana Capitol Building in downtown Baton Rouge at 100 North Boulevard, just south of Main and Third Street on the Mississippi River. The State House, built in 1847, is one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in the United States.
This health club is located in a strip mall adjacent to a movie theater. The one level 38,000-square foot facility is loaded with high quality cardio modalities, free weights and strength machines. LA Fitness offers a number of equipment brands, but you are most likely to encounter Star Trac an
This two story LA Fitness offers plenty of free parking and a REAL LAP SWIM option for those staying in the Baton Rouge area. With no traffic, it will take you 10-15 minutes from downtown. With traffic, that could double.
This 13,293 square foot community center has a good variety of cardio and strength equipment. It is conveniently located near downtown hotels for those wanting something more from the standard hotel gym. There are also group exercise classes including cycling.
This convenient, paved, 15-foot-wide run route follows the Mississippi River levee. The path links to an existing 1-mile promenade in downtown Baton Rouge. The remaining 2.5 miles of asphalt stretches from the north end of downtown to the LSU campus.
Finding a lap pool that is open to non-members in Baton Rouge is no easy feat. The Spectrum Fitness on Monterrey has an 18-yard pool that is used for lap swim.
This health club offering a variety of equipment for those looking to get a full body workout. Life Fitness dominates the cardio and weight machine options, with a free weight area separate from plate and stack-loaded equipment. At $10/day, it's a low risk investment!
This is a great studio for all levels and interests. Yoga Bliss offers a variety of classes including gentle yoga, power vinyasa and a hot vinyasa. Naturally, our favorite is the hot vinyasa, which is held in a room heated to about 90 degrees and helps to detoxify the body.
This unique studio combines the flowing elements of yoga with the strengthening postures of pilates to offer a variety of challenging classes. The surprisingly tough classes tend to draw large crowds, including members of the LSU tennis and soccer teams.