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

Embassy has a very tiny gym. Some higher end expensive gyms around but Basic Fit is a big chain hat you can have membership for about $25 a month. They pretty much everything you need, but they don’t tend to open early (8am during the week and 9am on weekends). - Feb 2019


There are local gyms. Many people use the facilities at the embassy. - Feb 2019


Small gym at the Embassy and access to USAG facilities. Lots of local gyms around, too, varying from less expensive YMCA-type local clubs to proper "gyms." - May 2018


The embassy has a small gym and the Army garrison has a bigger gym, both of which are free to use. Not sure about price of local gyms. - Jan 2018


There's a broad range. You can join Basic Fit for very low cost, but there are also high end clubs. If you are into CrossFit there are boxes all over the city. - Feb 2017


Most communes have their own sports facility or fitness center. They typically include pool, tennis, racquetball and have space for classes such as gymnastics or dance. You can use any facility, but the prices for the one in your OWN commune will be less. You can pay per use or buy cards for multi-use. There are also MANY gyms. The most plentiful one is Basic Fit - www.basic-fit.com. There is also a small (free) gym on the Embassy compound, a large one at NATO and another at USAG. - Dec 2016


There are some available. I only use the one at the military garrison - which is free and quite well developed. - Aug 2014


There are a ton of gyms here, but I do find the membership fees to be pretty expensive. The Army Garrison located in one of the eastern communes has a gym, however, that is free to use for those who have access (most Tri-mission personnel and their families). I go there for yoga and my daughter uses the cardio machines. There are other classes as well, and just about every sort of gym equipment you would want to use. - Jul 2014


Yes, lots of options ranging anywhere from 70 Euros per month and up to 150 Euros for a fancy tennis club with pool. I understand NATO has good facilities but those are not accessible to all USG employees. - Apr 2014


Local gyms are available but I've never used them. NATO employees have access to good facilities at the Staff Centre. U.S. government employees can access a great gym at the local Army facility. There are a range of good, low-cost indoor pools throughout the city. - Jan 2014


Yes, the Tri-mission has a very small one. Gyms here are expensive with terrible hours. - Jan 2014


Yes, although expensive and primarily indoors due to the weather. - Oct 2012


Yes, loads of gyms. Sad lack of an outdoor swimming pool, but there are lots of reasonably-priced indoor pools. - May 2012


There are a range of options. An adequate gym near my apartment downtown offers memberships for 15 Euros per month. - Jan 2012


yes but expensive - Nov 2011


The embassy has a workout facility. There are also numerous gyms throughout the Brussels area, though I'm told they can be expensive. - Aug 2011


The embassy has a very small gym. USAG-Brussels to which embassy folks can get a badge has an excellent gym. Otherwise there are tons of different gyms all over the city. - Jul 2011


Yes - Jun 2011


NATO has a full array of facilities. Many people use USAG's facilities as well - Jun 2011


There are, from medium priced EUR 65/mo up to EUR 120/mo. - Jun 2010


Yes. - Jun 2010


Yes. - Mar 2010


Yes. - Jul 2009


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