Hours 7am-10pm daily.
Facilities The centre has an eightlane, 400-metre running track. Once you’ve run yourself loopy, check out the tennis, basketball, football, badminton, ping-pong, baseball and softball facilities on offer (200RMB per hour Mon-Fri before 5pm; 300RMB per hour Mon-Fri after 5pm and Sat-Sun).
Chaoyang Sports Centre 77 Yaojiayuan Lu, Chaoyang district (8551 9500). 朝阳区姚家园路77号
Hours 8am-10pm daily.
Facilities Besides the eight-lane, 800-metre running track, the centre also boasts a swimming pool (40RMB per person) and basketball court (20RMB per person). Pay once and stay as long as you like.
Admission 25RMB per person; no time limit.
Ditan Sports Centre 168 Andingmenwai Dajie, Dongcheng district (6426 1102). 东城区安定门外大街168号
Hours 8am-9.30pm daily.
Facilities The stadium has an eightlane, 400-metre running lane. The ping-pong room (15RMB per hour; 20RMB per hour after 5pm) and billiard room (20RMB per hour) also offer cheap options.
Renmin University Stadium 59 Zhongguancun Dajie, Haidian district (6251 5918). 海淀区中关村大街59号人民大学内
Hours 8am-9pm daily.
Facilities The gymnasium offers an eight-lane, 400-metre running track. The football (8am-4pm Mon-Fri; 7pm-9pm Sat-Sun) and basketball facilities (open 8am-6pm Mon-Fri; 7pm-9pm Sat-Sun) are real bargains – 10RMB per two hours.
Admission 10RMB per two hours.
Yuetan Gymnasium 1 Yuetan Nan Jie, Xicheng district (6804 9794). 西城区月坛南街甲1号