Skopje - Post Report Question and Answers

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

The large hotels in town have nice gyms people join. The embassy has a small gym. I never joined any but they seem affordable. Lots of people go running outdoors when weather is good along the river (running path) or at the "central park" of Skopje. - Jun 2023

We used home gym equipment which we purchased locally. - Nov 2022

There were lots of gyms! Not so many classes available especially not in English but I joined a very modern gym that had great equipment and a sauna/steam room I could use. Also the Marriot had just opened when I left but honestly I wasn't impressed with their gym and the price was very expensive. The Embassy gym was small but decent and rarely crowded. - Aug 2019

Gyms are available, but I don't know much about them. There is a wide variety of prices, as I understand it. - Jan 2019

There are gyms available, but I do not know the prices. There is a small gym at the US Embassy. - Sep 2016

The Embassy has a small gym. A lot of people have started going to Synergy Fitness; it is cheap and new. - May 2016

Yes - but not totally sure how much they cost. They are usually small but acceptable. - May 2014

In addition to the Embassy gym, there are embassy employees and EFMs who run their own fitness classes (crossfit and a new yoga class come to mind). There are a few other gyms where people go, but I have not been to them so I can't speak to cost or facility. - Oct 2013

Yes. There are many options to choose from. - Sep 2013

Yes. - Jun 2013

Yes, but limited. There are a couple of gyms. - Mar 2012

Hotel Alexandar has very nice facilities and reasonably priced personal trainers available. The new Embassy compound has a well-equipped gym too. Numerous karate/judo type clubs are scattered around the city too. - Aug 2009

The Embassy has a small weight room/cardio room available to staff and spouses. There are other fitness centers throughout the city and more opening all the time. The equipment is good, personal trainers and exercise classes are available as needed. - Mar 2009

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