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

The embassy has a small recreational site, Villa Washington, which has a pool, a small playground for kids, a small gym (with weight machines, elliptical and treadmill, and free weights), and an area to play half-court basketball. Embassy members were getting together twice a week for soccer on the embassy grounds, and once a week for basketball at the nearby school. There is also a tennis club which you can join for a yearly fee. The grounds have several tennis courts, an adult pool, a kiddie pool, and a playground for children. Additionally, each Sunday, the government closes the main road along the river (called the Corniche) to vehicular traffic. Many people take advantage and use this area for walking, jogging and exercise classes. - Jul 2020


There is an embassy gym off-compound. Pretty basic. The Marines are generous about sharing their facilities on compound. - Jan 2020


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