Gym in South Baton Rouge


8100 YMCA Plaza Drive, Baton Rouge, La 70810


The Paula G. Manship YMCA has been serving the community since 1996. This 42,000 square foot facility sits on 43 acres of land and features cardio equipment, cycle studio, gymnasium, sports fields, locker rooms, showers, group exercise, kids zone, ActivTrax, community room, weight training equipment, outdoor lap pool, outdoor recreation pool, outdoor track, outdoor pavilion, catch and release pond and playground. This Y also features the nationally-recognized, Lamar Tennis Center, a twenty-court tennis facility. 


Monday - Friday 5am - 7pm
Saturday, 8 am- 1:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kids Zone
Monday & Wednesday 8 am - 12 pm 
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8 am - 11am
Monday - Thursday 5pm - 7pm 




Please click the link below to register for programs or join online. 

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Ochsner Performance Training

by Kristen Hogan | Jul 29, 2020

Ochsner Performance Training – Now Open in Baton Rouge

We are thrilled to announce that Ochsner Performance Training is now open at the Paula G. Manship YMCA, 8100 YMCA Plaza Dr. Now you can get access to experts who can provide you with the techniques you need to up your game. With a focus on total athletic performance and producing top talent, Ochsner Performance Training provides a comprehensive program for our region. By teaching best practices and safety in sports performance, led by educated professionals and a diverse group of performance specialists, we are committed to the evolving needs of our community — fueled by our relentless pursuit of innovation and powered by science.

We offer:

·       Youth and High School programs

·       Collegiate programs

·       Adult programs

·       Return to Activity

·       Group, team and individual training

·       Mental performance coaching

Class Schedule:

·       Adult Classes M-F 5:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.  | Saturday 8 a.m.

·       Starters Classes M-F (ages 7-10) 5 p.m. | Saturday 9 a.m.

·       Accelerated Classes M-F (ages 11-14) 4 p.m. | Saturday 10 a.m.

·       Peak Classes M-F (Ages 15 and up) 3:30 p.m. |Saturday 11.a.m.

All classes will be limited to 15 participants due to COVID-19. Remember to Mask Up!

We will be offering free classes now through August 9. To start your free trial, text LIKEAPRO to 21000. Visit for more information or view our pricing sheet.

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