The Downtown Development District has long been the hub of fitness activities in the city. The Mississippi River Levee steps, Repentance Park hill, and the Downtown Greenway exercise equipment (Pull-up & Sit-up stations) have been utilized by many people downtown to get fit! Along with the weekly running groups, boot camps and numerous organized races, the DDD also has great indoor fitness facilities to offer our residents and daily workers.
Check out these convenient downtown fitness facilities and groups, including the newest addition, 4Forty Fitness. Located on the 2nd floor of the 440 on Third Residential Tower, the gym offers a high end health club atmosphere.
Levee Promenade - Downtown Riverfront
A 4.31 mile stretch of the levee bike path extends from the end of the downtown promenade just north of the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge and continues south past Skip Bertman Drive at LSU to Farr Park. The Levee Promenade also includes a designated .5 mile and1.5 mile Levee Loop on the Downtown Riverfront.
4Forty - 440 Third Street, Suite 201 B
4FORTY FITNESS is a team of specialists in the field of training, therapy and nutrition. Their functional approach empowers and educates individuals to live a more active, balanced and revitalized lifestyle.
Anytime Fitness - 200 Government Street
Located on Government Street, Anytime Fitness is the world's largest 24 hour gym and co-ed fitness center chain.
Charles W. Lamar Jr. YMCA - 521 Third Street
Located in downtown Baton Rouge, this branch has been serving the area since 2001. Totaling 13,293 square feet this facility offers a wide variety of fitness programming.
Happy's Running Club - 136 Third Street
Happy's Running club is a combination of serious and recreational runners that meet every Tuesday evening at the Happy's Pub. This club is a great resource for anyone looking for training partners, meeting new people, or to just be a part of the of the local running community.
One Heart Yoga - 340 St. Joseph Street
A beautiful, welcoming and healing yoga center with private, group, restorative and Thai sessions, a movement studio, life-coaching, and massage therapy.
Recalibrated Strength and Conditioning - 600 Main Street
A strength and conditioning studio designed to develop individuals, athletes, and teams to reach all levels of fitness!