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

We loved the German Club, but there are also plenty of gyms. Embassy has a small facility for personnel. - Dec 2019

The local grocery store has a gym upstairs. There are local clubs such as Los Sargentos which offers horseback riding, a swimming pool, and tennis courts. The Tennis Club is a little more exclusive. The German Club is in the Achumani neighborhood, and several families take tennis lessons there. They also have a swimming pool, a gym, and playground facilities. The embassy also has a gym. - Feb 2019

The embassy has a fantastic (free) gym. There are many options around town for yoga, pilates, and typical gym stuff. There is a hash group, and don't believe the haters...you CAN run in La Paz at 12k feet. There are active running groups and the landscape is challenging, but gorgeous. - Sep 2016

Yes, and the Embassy just put in a really nice one. - Jun 2015

There are plenty of gyms around. I'm not sure of the cost as I use the embassy gym. I know there is CrossFit and MMA type gyms too. - Apr 2015

Yes, at the embassy motorpool and at the Marine House - Nov 2014

There are a number of social/sports clubs in La Paz of various types. Many embassy staff use the Los Sargentos Club which has gyms, a pool, tennis, horseback-riding etc. The nicest club with the best pool is the Tennis Club but it's expensive and doesn't waive initiation fees for diplomats-it does have a very nice facility in the countryside that you can use as a member. You can swim in the Olympic swimming pool that was reopened after being closed for decades-it's a copy of the one in Munich. There are weekly yoga classes at the Embassy during lunch hour and the Marines sometimes offer boot camps. - Jan 2014

There are two in the embassy community. A lot of people have memberships at area gyms and seem content. - Jul 2013

The U.S. Embassy has a small gym with all you need. - Jun 2013

The embassy has a small gym and there are a few others throughout the city. - Jul 2012

Few. The Embassy has a small gym and the Marine residence. - Feb 2012

Yes, there are a few modern gyms, country clubs, and yoga and martial arts. - Aug 2011

Yes - Marine house, motorpool, and ACS (if you have a child attending).There are a few others that are a bit pricy - but the first three free options should have you covered. - May 2011

Yes. A few gyms in Zona Sur, not too expensive. 50 to 70 dollars per month. - May 2011

Yes, the German club, Los Sargentos, and then some other newer local gym clubs that have opened recently. - Mar 2011

Yes, two major facilities. Its a major help here. - Aug 2010

Yes, in the zona sur there are two or three good gyms. We went to the Club Aleman which was great. Indoor pool, tennis courts, gym. We did a lot of our weekend life there - Jan 2010

Yes. - Aug 2009

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