Where Moms Workout in New Orleans

Guide to Fitness- where to work out in New Orleans Searching for someplace to get fit? Whether you’re a runner or a yogi, a crossfitter or a barre fanatic, we’ve got you covered. Click on the sliders below to find the right gym or fitness center to fit your needs.

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Traditional Gyms | Specialty Gyms | Pilates | Yoga | Crossfit | Prenatal and Mommy & Me | Martial Arts & Kickboxing | Gyms with Childcare | Barre

Traditional Gyms

Free weights, treadmills, ellipticals, classes and more. Traditional gyms have it all. For the person starting their fitness journey to a professional trainer, these gyms provide a range of options to meet your fitness needs. Here is your guide to traditional gyms in and around New Orleans. 

504 Fitness  Area: Downtown

Anytime Fitness Areas: 22 locations in the metro area

Body B Fit Area: Downtown

Downtown Fitness Center Area: Downtown

Chronos  Area: Metairie

Cypress Fitness Area: Lower Garden District

Equip Fitness Area: Central City

Franco’s Athletic Club Area: Uptown & Mandeville

FUEL Center of Fitness  Area: Metairie

Lagniappe Fitness  Area: Mid City

No Doubt Workout  Area: Mid City

Pelican Athletic Club Area: Northshore

Planet Fitness  Area: Metairie, Kenner, River Ridge

Premier Fitness  Area: Metairie

Prime Fitness  Area: Downtown

Manhattan Athletic Club  Area: Harvey

St. Charles Athletic Club  Area: Uptown

Stonecreek Area: Covington

JCC  Area: New Orleans & Metairie

YMCA of Greater New Orleans Area: Metairie, Belle Chasse, Northshore

The Parks Health and Fitness   Area: Lakeview

Triumph Fitness  Area: Elmwood

Snap Fitness Area: New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner, Westwego, Harvey, Northshore

Simply Fit Area: River Ridge & Uptown

You Fit  Area: Harvey & Algiers

Uptown Fitness  Area: Uptown

The ZOO Health Club   Area: Kenner

Specialty Gyms

Need a different kind of workout? Need to change up your workout routine? TRX, “Surfing,” HIIT, and more are available in most areas of town. Looking for something outside of the box? Here is your guide to specialty gyms and fitness classes in and around New Orleans.

City Surf Fitness Area: Uptown

Clockwork Performance Area: Kenner

Cyclebar Area: Uptown

Evolve Studios Area: Northshore

Le Boxeur Gym Area: Central City

Girl Crush Fitness  Area: Metairie

Hour Blast  Area: Metairie, Uptown, Lakeview

Iron Tribe  Area: Downtown, Mid City

Jazzercise Area: Metairie

Orangetheory  Area: Uptown, Downtown, Mid City, Mandeville

Salvation Fitness Area: Uptown

Pole Perfect Fitness Area: Downtown

Romney Studios Area: Uptown

Awakenings Pole Fitness Area: Downtown

Trace Athletics Area: Mandeville

Transform NOLA Area: Uptown

Body Shoppe Area: Uptown

F45 Area: Garden District

Undaunted Fitness Area: Metairie

Luna Fitness Area: Madisonville


Looking for a low-impact flexibility and strength workout? Muscle balance and core strength are key benefits of this fitness genre. Check out these great options for pilates in and around New Orleans.

Grace Pilates + Yoga  Area: Metairie

Evolve Studio Area: Mandeville

Nola Pilates Area: Lakeview

Pilates Plus Covington  Area: Covington

Maple Street Pilates Studio Area: Uptown

The Pilates Loft  Area: Metairie


Balance. Calm. Focus. Do you prefer a quieter way to center and strengthen yourself? There are options for Yoga in every corner of town. Here is your guide to yoga options in and around New Orleans.

Ashtanga Yoga Room Area: Uptown

Audubon Yoga  Area: Uptown

Balance Yoga  Area: Mid City

Bayou Yoga   Area: Mandeville

Free to Be Power Yoga Area: Metairie & Uptown

Grace Pilates + Yoga Area: Metairie

House of Skye Yoga Area: Bywater

Live Oak Yoga Area: Uptown

Love More Hot Yoga Area: Covington

Magnolia Yoga Area: French Quarter

 Nola Yoga Loft Area: Uptown

PIlates & Yoga Loft Area: Metairie

Reyn Studios Area: Warehouse District

Swan River Yoga  Area: Uptown & Mid City

Transform Yoga  Area: Uptown

Wild Lotus Yoga Area: Uptown & Downtown

Nola Lightspace Area: Metairie

Yoga Unbound Area: Uptown

Yes, Yoga Area: Uptown


Want to deadlift, power snatch, jerk, and box jump your way to fitness? There are a ton of options all around the New Orleans metro area. Find the right box for you in the links below.

Big Easy Crossfit  Area: Uptown

Crescent City Crossfit   Area: Gretna

Crossfit Mandeville  Area: Northshore

Crossfit Nola  Area: Uptown, Mid City, Downtown

Roux Fitness Area: Old Jefferson

Dauntless Athletic Area: Covington

Lagniappe Crossfit  Area: Mid City

Krewe Du Crossfit  Area: Uptown

Crossfit Algiers  Area: Algiers

Crossfit Full Bore Area: Elmwood

Flambeaux Crossfit  Area: Metairie

Marrero Crossfit  Area: Marrero

Prenatal and Mommy & Me

Stroller workouts, calming yoga, and more. There’s a place for you and your little one (or your bump) to exercise together all over New Orleans.

Balance Yoga & Wellness Area: Mid City

Bayou Yoga Area: Mandeville

Magnolia Yoga  Area: Downtown

Mother Wit Maternity Services Area: Lower Garden District

Nola Pilates Area: Lakeview

Reyn Studios  Area: Downtown

Wild Lotus Yoga  Area: Uptown & Bywater

Yoga Krewe  Area: Gretna

Undaunted Fitness Area: Metairie

Martial Arts & Kickboxing

Want to learn strength and discipline techniques from around the world? Or maybe work out your aggression? Either way, martial arts, kickboxing, and boxing are great cardio and strength workouts. Plus, the confidence of knowing you can properly throw a punch will carry you through the rest of the day.

New Orleans Boxing Club Area: Mid City

Church’s Karate Academy  Area: Gentilly

Innovative Boxing & Fitness Area: Mandeville

Mid City Martial Arts & Fitness Academy  Area: Mid City

Tiger-Rock Karate Area: Metairie, Gretna

iLoveKickboxing Area: Gretna & Metairie

New Orleans Brazilian JuJitsu Area: Uptown, Metairie, Mid City, Westbank

New Orleans Shaolin-Do Area: Bywater & Satellite locations

XS Martial Arts Dojo Area: Central City

Shaolin Institute Area: Gentilly

Vida Jiu Jitsu Area: Mandeville

Gyms with Childcare

Getting a workout in is easier when you don’t have to worry about childcare. These unicorn gyms are popular and for good reason. Here is your guide to local fitness options that offer childcare.

Barre3 Area: Uptown, Downtown, Old Metairie

Francos Area: Mandeville

Jazzercise Area: Metairie

Pelican Athletic Club Area: Mandeville

Premier Fitness Area: Metairie

Manhattan Athletic Club Area: Harvey

YMCA of Greater New Orleans Area: Metairie, Belle Chasse, Northshore

JCC Area: Uptown & Metairie

Stonecreek Area: Covington


Ditch the sneakers and enjoy this fitness genre that blends ballet and pilates and focuses on isometric strength training. Here is our list of places where you can take a barre class in and around New Orleans.

Barre3  Area: Uptown, Downtown, Old Metairie

Pure Barre Area: MandevilleNew OrleansMetairie

The Barre Code Nola Area: Lakeview

If you know of a fitness center that we should add, please submit it by leaving a comment OR emailing amanda {at} neworleansmom {dot} com.


  1. Jazzercise Metairie Lakeview Premier Center is a super fun, locally owned and operated facility geared towards women. They have 53 classes a week that combine dance-based aerobics with strength training. They also offer FREE childcare during certain classes. This location is ranked in the top 10 Jazzercise locations year after year. Completely judgement free zone with great fun and company. 721 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
    Phone: 504-834-1233

  2. Triumph Fitness in Elmwood – small group training and personal training. They have a variety of class types including: M.O.V.E, H.I.I.T., Circuit, TABATA, Yoga/Stretch, Zumba, & Spin!


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