Ashgabat - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Various options, but none opened early in the morning, so some struggled to find a good time to go. - Dec 2020

Most of the larger hotels have gyms and spas with membership. Also a gym near the U.S. Embassy. I've been told they are reasonably priced. If you have children at the Ashgabat International School, they have a gym that is free. - Mar 2019

Yes, there are a handful of gyms and they usually are empty. The price is about US$40-80/month. - Feb 2016

Very few around town, though the Oguzkent/Sofitel hotel has workout and pool facilities. - Jul 2014

There are several gyms, but be prepared to work out in a place that is left over from the Soviet cold war. - Oct 2012

Yes -- many. - Mar 2012

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