Opportunities to stay fit while staying indoors

Whether you like to lift weights at your local gym or walk around a museum with your children to get your exercise for the day, Baton Rouge has many opportunities to stay fit while staying indoors. 

The Y

The YMCA is an inclusive organization of men, women and children joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy lives and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Today’s Ys serve thousands of U.S. communities, uniting 21 million children and adults of all ages, races, faiths, backgrounds, abilities and income levels. Learn More >>


BREC has a variety of indoor fitness opportunities at many of their parks. Whether you’re interested in browsing local art, playing basketball at a gym, visiting a nature center, or taking a fitness class, you can do it all with BREC. Learn More >>

LSU Museum of Natural Sciences

The mission of the LSU Museum of Natural Science is acquisition, preservation, and study of research collections by Museum faculty, staff, students and associates to generate knowledge of global biodiversity and human prehistory, to promote an understanding and appreciation of nature through excellence in science education for the benefit of the people of the state, the nation, and the world. Learn More >>

LSU Museum of Art

The LSU Museum of Art, located on the fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, comprises 13,000 square feet, distributed among fourteen galleries. The contemporary space with ceilings over fifteen feet tall can comfortably accommodate works of art in a wide range of media. Learn More >>

Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Louisiana Art & Science Museum seeks to enhance the understanding and appreciation of art and science for general audiences and students by presenting unique, educational and entertaining experiences that encourage discovery, inspire creativity, and foster the pursuit of knowledge. Learn More >>

Woman's Center for Wellness

Woman’s Center for Wellness Fitness Center is exclusively for women. Enjoy more than 100 exercise classes each week, individual and group training, cardiovascular and strength training equipment, an indoor pool and track. Special programs include post-pregnancy boot camp, triathlon preparation, cooking classes and more. Learn More >>

Indoor Fitness Centers