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

There are some gyms, yoga spots, and even some Crossfit places. Yoga classes I think are reasonable but the gyms are a bit more expensive. We work out at home or at the embassy gym. If you are ASA you can work at the school too. - Jun 2019

Soccer, and there's also soccer. Tennis, golf, track, and handball. There are tons of gyms of many types and I'm pretty sure I've seen weightlifting. Pilates is BIG. Some separate gyms for women. Treadmills, ellipticals, and most parks have some kind of exercise machines set up as well. I don't know about the gym costs. There are several large parks with beautiful walking paths; just bring the bug spray! - Aug 2018

My husband uses a local cooperative's facilities and pays a personal trainer about $50/ month for five CrossFit sessions per week. - Jun 2018

There are gyms available but I don't know the costs. There is a small gym at the Embassy. The Embassy is being rebuilt so I'm not sure what will happen to it. - May 2016

Yes. I don't know the cost-- the Marine gym at the Embassy is free but will soon be demolished. - Sep 2015

There are gyms, but I wasn't that impressed. There is a really fancy country club that I am sure is nice, but it's really expensive. An EFM offers Yoga classes at the embassy and there is a great free park with a walking/running/ biking path right in the middle of town. - Apr 2015

The Embassy has a gym, although it will be demolished in preparation for the construction of the New Embassy Compound. There are private gyms whose costs are comparable (US$50-$75 / month) to those in the States. - Aug 2014

Yes a few. They are expensive. The Embassy has a small gym. - Jul 2013

Yes. - Aug 2011

Gyms are not open on weekends. Paraguayans are fairly exercise-conscious, except for the weekends. But the gyms are affordable. - Jun 2011

Lots and lots and lots of gym facilities. Take your pick. There are even exercise parks solely devoted to exercise and recreation. Great place for exercise. - Feb 2011

Yes. - Apr 2010

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