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

There is a gym at the Embassy, part of American Employee Association ACSA. Free for members of ACSA (membership cost vary, and starts at $375 /person/year). - Oct 22, 2017
There are not really gyms in the typical sense that I was aware of, except at the embassies. The US Embassy has a gym in ACSA that has both classes and workout equipment. They also have a pool with a lap lane. Pool season is about 9 months of the year. Some people run, but the air pollution is pretty bad, so be aware of that. You can always find an in-home yoga class, aqua-aerobics class at a pool, or hire a yoga teacher to come to your home for personal instruction. - Mar 15, 2017
Gym available through the American club at the embassy. - Feb 14, 2017
Most embassies have a gym. As far as local ones, I'm sure they exist but are not readily available or convenient. - Nov 8, 2016
There are commercial gyms, and the American Club gym (which has filtered air). The quality is good. For American Club (ACSA) members, the pool is also great. - Jun 2, 2016
Yes. The Embassy has a good gym and for members. Others are available around the city. - Sep 6, 2014
I have been using the gym and pool at the U.S. Embassy compound, which is very adequate for my needs. It is not super spacious but adequate. However, the fitness center at the U.S. Embassy compound doesn't have a great selection in the way of group fitness options and they cost 400 rupees (US$6.55) per class. We just found a personal trainer who is an American and lives in Anand Niketan neighborhood who offers personalized classes for about US$80/month in the basement of her home. - Sep 3, 2014
Yes. At the American compound for USG people in New Delhi. Also the school let's families use some facilities, I think. - Aug 14, 2013
Yes, but the good ones with hygienic facilities are expensive. You can run at Nehru Park and Lodi gardens if you aren't afraid of feral dogs and if you watch the uneven trails carefully. It's best to run with a buddy. - May 18, 2013
Yes, a few, - Oct 21, 2012
yes, increasingly so. - Aug 12, 2011
yes - Aug 7, 2011
Yes - Aug 4, 2011
Yes, but not common - Jan 8, 2011
Varies widely by neighborhood and depends whether you have access to a gym at work. - Sep 18, 2010
I go to the local branch of Fitness First and am very happy with it. I have heard there are many other gym chains opening up in Gurgaon. Good gyms and fitness are also something new in India so only new-rich people can afford it. - Aug 30, 2010
Yes. There is a gym at the embassy and other options in Delhi. - Aug 12, 2010
Yes, there is a good gym on the embassy grounds. - Aug 1, 2010