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

Embassy has a small but adequate gym and their pool is great! there is Club Olimpique with private classes and instructors. Plenty of runners all over the place. - Dec 2018


The embassy has a gym for a fee and other gyms in the area for fee. There is no A/C, so the odor can be strong in the summer. - Dec 2018


Everything is available: gyms, pools, yoga, tennis, golf. Moderately priced. - Jun 2017


There is a gym and pool at the embassy. Cost is US$200/year for families plus start up membership fee. The other athletic club frequented by expats is CLub Olympique and pricing depends on what services you use. - Apr 2016


There is a gym at the Embassy you can join through the employee association. - Aug 2015


There is a small gym at the Embassy and the Marines host regular bootcamps. There are also options for yoga and pilates as well as swimming and playing tennis and golf. Club Olympique is in the middle of the city, but I do not know the cost. I have heard it is very pricey though. - Aug 2014


Definitely available. From the "Curves" chain to the ritzy Health Club at the Radisson Blu Hotel. Pricey. - Apr 2014


The new embassy should have a gym. Also, some people join Club Olympique, which is a decent gym club with tennis courts, lap pool, and a variety of exercise classes with very good instructors. - Jun 2013


Yes. There's one main gym (Club Olympique) and lots of smaller gyms all over the city. Lots of other exercise options from yoga to tennis. Lots of running. - Mar 2013


USAID has a nice (by Senegalese standards) gym, but I'm not sure what will happen to it when the NEC opens. - Oct 2012


There are a few private clubs and they are quite expensive. - Mar 2012


The embassy has a very small, dank workout room - which a number of people use. There are gyms - but they tend to be expensive and often not air conditioned. Bring a treadmill and weights if you want to work out - Jan 2011


No, not really. - Feb 2010


Yes. Women and some men wear longer pants when running. In some months - this is also due to the weather. - Feb 2010


Yes, plenty. - Jan 2010


Yes. - May 2009


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