Dar Es Salaam - Post Report Question and Answers

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

There are some which aren’t that great and are surprisingly expensive. - Jan 2022

There are gyms. I have a trainer that comes to my house twice a week. Many expats join the Dar Yacht Club which is great for water activities. - Oct 2021

There's an okay gym at the Embassy and nice one at Coliseum & Sea Cliff, but it's expensive - I think $100 a month. - May 2020

The US embassy gym is available and has recently been upgraded. The employee association at the embassy has an awesome pool. There is a gym at the Coliseum Hotel which is open to the public, but I don't know the costs. - Jun 2017

Yes. The Embassy has a nice pool and OK tennis court (US$120 for a family to join for the year) and also a gym (no membership). Private gyms are also available; I'd guess about US$100/month, though I'm not sure. - Jul 2015

The Embassy has a gym and it's free. Nice gyms in town run over US$100 a month per person. - Mar 2014

There is a small gym at the embassy and a few public ones on the peninsula. - Feb 2013

There are a few in town that are nice. The Coliseum Hotel was famous for it's nice gym and attached spa, but it was crowded as one of the few options in town. - Feb 2013

Yes, Colosseum is very popular but pricey. The U.S. Embassy has a gym on the compound. - Aug 2011

The embassy has a small gym and a club. There are other gyms, but they are extremely expensive (Colosseum is currently $150/month). - Jun 2010

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