Life Time Fitness Opens First Manhattan Location

Life Time debuts in Manhattan with opening in the Sky apartment building on W. 42nd St.
Life Time debuts in Manhattan with opening in the Sky apartment building on W. 42nd St.

NEW YORK — New York City residents now can experience what millions of Life Time members across 26 states have come to love for more than 20 years. Life Time Athletic at Sky is a resort-style, health and fitness destination designed to help members achieve their total health objectives, athletic aspirations and fitness goals.

Located inside of Sky, New York City’s newest and largest luxury rental building at 605 W. 42nd Street, the Manhattan Life Time location is a collaboration with developer The Moinian Group and design firm Rockwell Group. The 70,000 square-foot, healthy living, healthy aging destination is open to Sky residents and the public and serves its members with a collection of amenities rarely found in Manhattan including:

  • Outdoor pool deck with two zero-edge pools
  • 50-foot-long, 3-lane indoor pool
  • Indoor water club with a Turkish style hammam and cold plunge pool
  • Spacious and beautifully-appointed group fitness, indoor cycle, yoga and Pilates studios
  • Best-in-class fitness and cardio equipment exclusively available at Life Time Athletic
  • Professional-size indoor basketball court designed in collaboration with NBA All Star Carmelo Anthony
  • LifeCafe, featuring a full menu with wholesome and healthy ingredients
  • LifeSpa offering luxury massage and spa treatments, and skin care and nail services
  • Additional spaces and private dining rooms designed for personal, work and entertainment

Life Time Athletic at Sky features a broad range of programming designed to address every healthy way of life interest and introduces Life Time’s exclusive Core 3 training philosophy—”Know it. Nourish it. Move it” to New Yorkers. With a comprehensive focus on education, exercise and nutrition, Core 3 is a scientifically researched, results-driven program delivering integrated health assessments, nutrition plans and workouts to create long-term health and wellness success.

One-on-one, small group and team training, including Life Time’s exclusive Alpha program, are brought to life by well-known fitness professional and expert, David Juhn, and his team of certified fitness professionals. In addition, Group Fitness superstar Randi Eisenshtat, and her team delivers a broad lineup of custom-designed, signature group fitness classes. Along with a range of exclusive Life Time feature formats, the daily class schedule includes unique cycling class formats, yoga, Pilates and more. Finally, Ultimate Hoops, the country’s largest recreational basketball league, will make its New York debut at Sky later this year.

“We know the lives, habits and needs of our members are demanding, and are excited for New Yorkers to experience the unique and comprehensive Healthy Way of Life approach we’ve established across the country,” said Bahram Akradi, Life Time Founder, CEO, Chairman and President. “In partnership with Joe Moinian and The Moinian Group, this extraordinary development allows us to deliver our best programs and performers, along with a commitment to positively change lives every day.”

Along with Life Time Athletic at Sky, Life Time operates five additional destinations in the greater New York market area in Westchester, Garden City and Syosset, New York and in Berkeley Heights Florham Park and Montvale, New Jersey.

Daily operating hours are Monday through Thursday from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m., Fridays from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. In addition to residents of Sky, memberships are available to the public.

Life Time operates 120 fitness centers in the U.S. and Canada.