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

There is a small (free!) gym at the Embassy with treadmills, strength machines, bike and elliptical. There are also a few local gyms that offer fitness classes (Synovie in Ouaga 2000 and Waga Studio in Zone du Bois). We also have a yoga instructor who gives classes at the Embassy twice a week. The American Employees Association hosts an annual Triathlon. Swimming, tennis, and horseback riding are popular. There are adult frisbee and softball groups that meet up at the International School. Also Park Bangr-Weogo is a popular spot for biking and running. There is also an informal group that goes long distance biking on the weekends. There is also a decent golf course not far from the Embassy. - Dec 13, 2017
The Embassy has a modest gym. There are gyms in a few areas of the city, including those that offer classes according to their signs. No idea how much they cost. - May 21, 2016
Embassy gym is good. There are local gyms, but I'm not sure about the quality or cost. - Aug 8, 2015
There are locally available gyms. - Jun 9, 2015
The Embassy has a well stocked gym. - Jan 16, 2015
There are multiple gyms. The Embassy has an amazing gym with state-of-the-art equipment. There is also a gym at the American club downtown. There is a dance studio that runs dance and pilates classes. - Jul 30, 2013
There are a few, but we used the gym at the embassy. It is small, but well equipped for its size. - Jul 8, 2013
Nothing unless you favor hot, stinky, tattered equipment from the 1980s. - Apr 19, 2013
The Embassy has a small but well-outfitted one-room gym that even has yoga and pilates classes. The American Rec Center also has some facilities. There's an expensive gym membership at the Laico Hotel, but otherwise, not much. Gyms tend not to be air-conditioned. This is not the place to come if you are a gym rat. However, there are lots of great outdoor physical activities, like running, riding bikes, horseback riding, rock climbing, etc. - Nov 18, 2012
A small gym is located at the embassy, and the American Rec Center has a nice gym and a nice pool. - Aug 6, 2010