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

Gyms are around but are hot and humid. The Chinese do not believe in A/C while working out. - Nov 2019


Lots of gyms but most housing comes with a membership to their gym. Classes run about $15 a class. Yoga, Pilates etc... - Oct 2017


Yes. There's one at the Embassy. Facilities for the public are expensive. - Dec 2015


Yes! they have many different options including Crossfit. Crossfit is about 150 Rmb per class. - Apr 2015


My apartment has a decent gym and pool. There's a big gym at work as well. - Aug 2014


There is a gym at the embassy. Most housing compounds/apartment buildings also have gyms. This is great because you really can't (and shouldn't) exercise outside due to the air quality. - Jul 2014


Yes. Most apartment complexes have one. - Jun 2013


Yes, much of the housing has facilities in the building. I have never seen a stand-alone gym. - Aug 2011


Yep but they can be a bit pricey if you want anything clean - Apr 2011


Yes, most of the high-end expat buildings have these. There are some private clubs as well, but beware--these sometimes go out of business with little or no notice, even if you just paid your annual fee yesterday. In cash, of course, because that is how you pay for everything here. Sue? Hm, maybe you can try, good luck with that. - Jan 2011


Most housing compounds have small facilities. Pools, too. You have to work out inside most days because of the air quality. - Apr 2010


Plenty of private healthclubs. - Jan 2010


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