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

There's a gym at Oran with a pool as well. - Oct 19, 2017
There are a lot of very nice gyms in the area. They are considered a luxury and are priced accordingly. They also do not have any listed rates and negotiate prices like a used car dealership charging what they think they can get you to pay. Negotiate and never sign the first day. - Sep 21, 2017
There are a lot of gyms and sports facilities, however, they come at a premium. Gyms are still considered a luxury here. You will typically pay around $50 a month per person. The facilities are good and you do get what you are paying for. A lot of folks use the Joya gym next to Vadi. It is good, however the pool is only 16.5 meters. If you are a swimmer there are other better options. - Jun 8, 2017
There are many. A few of the buildings also have facilities like pools and small gyms. - Sep 27, 2016
All the housing complexes have paid gyms in the vicinity. - Jun 14, 2016
Gyms are available all over, cost is high, but facilities can be quite high end - Aug 2, 2015
Yes. Unsure of costs. - Jun 9, 2015
Yes, they are available. Many gyms here have full service spas, saunas, and swimming pools, so I find I get more for my money here than at gyms at home. But they're not cheap here. - Apr 2, 2015
Yes. Our apartments come with gym and pool membership included. This is not always the case. We have heard of reasonable costs to quite high. The good news is that you can look around and find something that works for you. - Feb 14, 2015
Gyms tend to be very nice here (swimming pools, full-service spas, tennis courts, basketball courts, saunas) but you pay a bit more than at home. There are municipal facilities available that aren't bad with tennis courts and soccer fields, etc. Few apartments have gyms. - Jun 10, 2014
Yes, we use Joya. - Apr 4, 2014
Tons of options plus many local classes for yoga, pilates, Zumba, Salsa. - Mar 31, 2014
Yes but very expensive. Make sure to negotiate. - Mar 30, 2014
Yes, at the Embassy and in several local malls. - Jul 28, 2013
Yes -- Ankara has some world-class gyms. There are also free facilities at the base if you are in the military/embassy community. - Aug 4, 2011
There are quite a few available, but they can be pricey. The embassy has a small gym, and the base has a good-size gym with basketball and racquetball courts. - Jul 14, 2010