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

There are no national gym chains here. The US Embassy has a gym and there are classes offered in people's homes. - Jul 21, 2017
Gym at the embassy, a local gym run by expats (not cheap but not too expensive and high quality!), yoga classes, a walking group, and a few sports leagues. There are a few pools at the hotels where you can pay to swim/ play tennis/squash. Malawi is a mountain bike haven. There is a mountain biking group which rides every week called the FOBs, and a Lady FOBs group which takes a bit more relaxed pace. Also just 3 km from town is Kumbali Village which has a 5K, 8K, 11K, &21K trails for running, biking and horseback riding (and they offer a great breakfast and is a popular Sunday morning place.)

At the Lake you can kayak, swim, snorkel, dive and paddle board. Mount Mulanje is a great place to hike and camp. - Oct 16, 2016


Yes there's a gym in Lilongwe but we have not used it. There's also a Hash house running group and biking groups as well as volleyball, golf, tennis, ultimate frisbee, swimming... - Aug 2, 2015
At the Embassy. - Sep 17, 2013
There is a gym facility at the embassy, and there is Nico House. You can join the Tamarind Club at the British High Commission, and there are a few private gyms in the residential areas. - Sep 26, 2012
The only gym I am aware of, outside of the one for U.S. Embassy employees, is at Crossroads Hotel. - Sep 17, 2009
Many small gyms that have limited amounts of equipment and types. Most people buy the basics for their house. - Jul 27, 2009