LA Fitness moving to Perkins Rowe LA Fitness moving to Perkins Rowe Advocate story May 10, 2014 Comments LA Fitness is moving into the gym space at Perkins Rowe that had been occupied by Bally Total Fitness. Officials with LA Fitness said they hope to open the center on Monday. Bally moved out of the 31,500 square foot space on Wednesday. LA Fitness operates more than 500 health clubs across the U.S. and Canada. This is the company’s first location in Louisiana. But it won’t be the last. Last week, LA Fitness bought a 5.7 acre site on Siegen Lane, near Academy Sports, for $1.3 million. Plans are to build a 38,000 square foot exercise center on the property.