Niamey - Post Report Question and Answers

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

The new embassy has a small gym and huge pool. Hotels have gyms. - Aug 2022

The Embassy has a small gym you can join for a fee, and the American School in Niamey also has a gym which can be used by members of their Rec Center. - Apr 2020

Not sure about outside the Embassy, but the Embassy has a tiny gym, not open to the public. - Jul 2019

Very small embassy gym and a very small gym at the American school. There were fitness classes organized by EFMs. - Oct 2017

There is a small gym at the American Rec Center by the American school. It was not expensive. There is an annual softball tournament and horseback riding is available. - Oct 2017

Bring your own equipment or use plastic crates of soft drink bottles to lift weights. Running as a group is advisable for safety yet also a threat to your life when run over by a teen pushing a wheelbarrow of bananas or the heat smacking you in the face. - Aug 2015

Yes, but they are nothing like what you are probably used to in a developed nation. - Jul 2013

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