Freetown - Post Report Question and Answers

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

There are a few gyms, but most of use the small facility at our mission. A number of hotels do have gyms that other expats use for a reasonable fee. - Jan 2022

The embassy has a decent gym. There are yoga classes offered in town but beyond that I am unsure. - Sep 2021

No idea. We work out in one of our 3 extra rooms we never use. - May 2018

There are gyms and pools, I have not been to them. There are a few yoga classes that are popular with expats too. - Sep 2017

There is a UN gym with a pool, reasonably priced and near the Ambassador's residence. The Embassy has a gym, pool, tennis court also. There are tennis courts in several places around town and you can hire trainers to teach you or play with you. There is a golf club on the beach in Freetown which also provides Pro's to teach you or play with you. - Sep 2014

Nope. The Embassy has one with lots of weights but the machines are broken. We have a half-court basketball hoop, a tennis court, and a small gym on compound. - Jun 2014

The embassy has a full gym. - Sep 2010

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