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What kinds of gyms or other sports/workout facilities are available? Are they expensive?

The embassy has a fantastic (free) gym. There are many options around town for yoga, pilates, and typical gym stuff. There is a hash group, and don't believe the haters...you CAN run in La Paz at 12k feet. There are active running groups and the landscape is challenging, but gorgeous. - Sep 2, 2016
Yes, and the Embassy just put in a really nice one. - Jun 9, 2015
There are plenty of gyms around. I'm not sure of the cost as I use the embassy gym. I know there is CrossFit and MMA type gyms too. - Apr 6, 2015
Yes, at the embassy motorpool and at the Marine House - Nov 8, 2014
There are a number of social/sports clubs in La Paz of various types. Many embassy staff use the Los Sargentos Club which has gyms, a pool, tennis, horseback-riding etc. The nicest club with the best pool is the Tennis Club but it's expensive and doesn't waive initiation fees for diplomats-it does have a very nice facility in the countryside that you can use as a member. You can swim in the Olympic swimming pool that was reopened after being closed for decades-it's a copy of the one in Munich. There are weekly yoga classes at the Embassy during lunch hour and the Marines sometimes offer boot camps. - Jan 1, 2014
There are two in the embassy community. A lot of people have memberships at area gyms and seem content. - Jul 22, 2013
The U.S. Embassy has a small gym with all you need. - Jun 22, 2013
The embassy has a small gym and there are a few others throughout the city. - Jul 20, 2012
Few. The Embassy has a small gym and the Marine residence. - Feb 9, 2012
Yes, there are a few modern gyms, country clubs, and yoga and martial arts. - Aug 7, 2011
Yes - Marine house, motorpool, and ACS (if you have a child attending).There are a few others that are a bit pricy - but the first three free options should have you covered. - May 27, 2011
Yes. A few gyms in Zona Sur, not too expensive. 50 to 70 dollars per month. - May 26, 2011
Yes, the German club, Los Sargentos, and then some other newer local gym clubs that have opened recently. - Mar 14, 2011
Yes, two major facilities. Its a major help here. - Aug 25, 2010
Yes, in the zona sur there are two or three good gyms. We went to the Club Aleman which was great. Indoor pool, tennis courts, gym. We did a lot of our weekend life there - Jan 7, 2010
Yes. - Aug 21, 2009