What kinds of gyms or other sports/workout facilities are available? Are they expensive?
The old PEPFAR compound has a gym that is pretty good. There are also local gyms that offer classes: pilates, zumba, karate, etc. There are good yoga classes. There are nice sidewalks around Mbabane and the air quality is great, so it's a nice post for running outside, at least during the summer months. There are running groups, constant marathons/5Ks, mountain biking competitions, tough mudders, rock climbing (the best on the continent is 90 minutes away)! - Oct 2019
There are a couple of local gyms. One is right next door to where the NEC is being built and one is about to open in town at the Mbabane Club. I think they are both about US$50 per month. The US Embassy has a pretty amazing gym, and most of the current equipment will be moving down to the NEC. I do Crossfit, and I'm in the gym 5-6 days a week using the free-weights, pull-up bar, ploy boxes, med balls, etcï¿½ but there are circuit machines as well as treadmills, an elliptical, and a recumbent bike. If you like to work out, you'll appreciate the gym at the embassy. - Mar 2015
There is a small gym at the embassy. Equipment was recently upgraded and a running trail was built on the compound. I have seen "Curves" advertised. - Feb 2011
There are some Curves, and the U.S. Embassy has a small gym in one of its satellite offices. - May 2010