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

The embassy has a small gym available, and many employees use it. It can get a bit crowded, but people seem to find a time that works best for them. The city also has many gym and fitness class options, although they seemed a bit expensive to me. For classes, there are some in English available (such as yoga). - Jul 2018


The Embassy has a small gym. There are numerous city gyms with cheap fees and good equipment. None have childcare as an option, for those moms who are wondering :). When the weather is good (April-October), there are numerous paths for running, walking and cycling, depending on where you live. - Apr 2016


The Embassy has a small gym that employees/family members can use for free. There are a number of other workout places around town. - Aug 2014


The Embassy has an okay gym (the basics). There are MANY gyms in the area but they tend to have strange hours of operation and close for part, if not all, of the summer. There is a BIG MMA culture here so they are a TON of MMA or boxing gyms. So if you like to fight, you're in the right place. Just ask the local guards at the Embassy and they will be more than willing to take you to one and show you around. - Feb 2014


There are a few gyms. The U.S. Embassy has a pretty nice workout facility. - Jan 2012


Yes! - Oct 2010


Yes, throughout the city. - Mar 2009


Yes. Many are beautiful and very modern. Pilates is big here. - Mar 2009


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