Colombo - Post Report Question and Answers

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

There is a gym of high quality in my apartment building. I see occasional roadside advertisements for fitness centers, but have never used one, and so cannot say whether doing so would be a good idea. - Mar 2021

There are several gyms, including a CrossFit gym. There is a gym at the Embassy. Locals gyms can be expensive, more like western prices. - Sep 2020

There's a gym at the Embassy and at the apartment complex where many expats live. There are also private gyms. Popular options include Cross-Fit and Prana Lounge (yoga). - Apr 2020

Gyms are everywhere and are also inexpensive. Approximately $400.00 for the year. - Sep 2017

The US Embassy has a small gym which is pretty good. There are gyms all over town, however we did not have a membership (except for the kids to take swimming lessons on top of the gym at the Racecourse). I believe it would cost you around $100 per month for a membership. - Mar 2017

The Embassy has a small one but some apartment buildings include them. Yoga and workout classes are readily available. - Sep 2013

Yes, but they are quite expensive, even for expats. Don't expect a "family ticket for you and the b/g/f. - Sep 2012

Some of the condos have small gyms, the larger hotels have gyms with memberships available to expats. - Dec 2011

Yes, all the major hotels have gyms of decent quality, but they are quite expensive. - Feb 2010


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