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

Crossfit, gold's gym, women-only gyms... They have it all of you don't mind paying. Crossfit is about USD 175 per month - Sep 2020


Many options available locally but expensive. The embassy had a gym that was good enough for a decent work out. May be better now after new construction. - Sep 2018


The embassy has a gym that is pretty good. There are many others available in Amman. They seem reasonable. - Sep 2018


Many modern gyms, Fitness First/Vega Fitness and Crossfit are very popular. They tend to be expensive. The US embassy has well-equipped gym that has been sufficient for us. One of the great benefits has been the ability to run outside. I need to do it in the mornings before much traffic and there are a lot of hills but I've been able to train for and run marathons while here. - Mar 2017


The Embassy has a small gym. - Jul 2016


The embassy has a small gym. There are several embassy spouses who do yoga or Pilates out of their homes. - Mar 2016


Most workout at the Embassy--gyms in Amman are expensive. - Mar 2016


My husband and I like to exercise. We use the US Embassy Gym. It is adequate: four tread mills, four elliptical, 2 bikes, weights, boxing bag, a couple of machines and mats for stretching/abs. There are 2 gyms close to the Embassy. One is Fitness One. It was going to cost just me about $150 and twice that if I wanted to add my husband. The other gym is called the Orthodox Gym. It is a little cheaper but there wasn't anything there that I didn't feel like I could do at the Embassy. There are several Pilates clubs and Yoga clubs. Also other gyms farther away. We aren't going to lose the gym throughout the OBO construction. - Nov 2015


Yes, but very expensive. Most of the embassies have at least small gyms. - Mar 2015


Yes. The gym at the Embassy is free but gets busy at the high times (before 9, at lunch, after 4). There are several gyms around for membership. I don't know the prices as I'm not a member at any of them, though I've heard they are considered expensive. The Embassy gym has a trainer that comes in for fitness/boxing/kick-boxing but his schedule is a little unreliable. - Jul 2014


There are and the costs are very similar to cities in the U.S. - Mar 2014


Yes but not sure how much they cost. The Embassy has a small gym. There's a fitness first down the street, and some people join the Orthodox club. I see flyers for all sorts of things like yoga, zumba, belly dancing, etc. - Dec 2013


There are a number of gyms. There is a small one at the Embassy. The community gyms (like Fitness First) are expensive and seem to be hot spots for looking for a husband or wife as people are very dressed to impress instead of working out. - Aug 2013


Yes, a free one at the Embassy (rumored to be demolished in early 2014 and rebuilt elsewhere a few years later) and several very nice gyms around town. Expect to pay upscale U.S. prices for membership. - Jul 2013


Yes, but they are very expensive outside of the embassy. - May 2013


Yes - Mar 2013


The Embassy has a decent gym and there are fitness clubs available. - Apr 2012


The embassy has an alright facility, and there are plenty of nice gyms in the area, similar to other high end gyms back in the states. Membership is expensive however. - Mar 2012


Absolutely. There is a gym at the embassy, as well as many private gyms all over the city. - Mar 2012


Yes - Oct 2011


There are some gyms in town that are pricey. - Aug 2011


Yes. On the embassy compound and out in the community - Aug 2011


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