If you gained a couple of pounds over the summer holiday from all the barbeques, ice cream, and festivals, you might be looking for a gym to help you get back to your pre-summer svelteness. There are a few gyms in Tsukuba that are more than willing to help you with that goal.
Those are the ones I knew about, but when I sent a message to the people on the TAIRA list, I found out about the following:
Mike also recommends NAC in Tsuchiura:
I used to belong to NAC club in Tsuchiura. They have very good facilities including a really nice pool and it's not as crowded as Joyful. If you want to check it out, it's on the junction of the old route 6 and route 125 bypass, near Gakuen bowl. I can't find a web page for but it's listed along with some others in the area at http://www.hajimail.jp/search/08_ibaraki/list.html [J]
And I found one more list that you might find useful, although it is all in Japanese.
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