FREE Fitness and Exercise Classes
Last Updated : November 2018
Want to start training but don’t know what you like? Don’t have much cash to splash on training but you want to work out? Want to meet new people and train in different places across Dubai?
This post is for you! I’m constantly searching for new ways of training and lots of FREE options are available if you know where to look! Here’s my listing of places where you can train for FREE* in Dubai.
It’s not just about training, all of the activities listed here are community based with a focus on building a fitter and healthier community in Dubai.
*some of the running clubs have minimal annual membership fees but training sessions/events are free to attend
|Adidas Runners Club||Women’s Run||Kite Beach||Sunday||Running||https://www.facebook.com/groups/adidasrunnersdubai/|
|Adidas Runners Club||Sunrise Yoga||Calisthenics Park||Monday||Yoga||https://www.facebook.com/groups/adidasrunnersdubai/|
|Adidas Runners Club||Speed Sessions||Dubai Marina||Wednesday||Running||https://www.facebook.com/groups/adidasrunnersdubai/|
|At the Park||Cross Training||Barsha Park||Tuesday||Cross Training||https://www.facebook.com/theparkuae/|
|At the Park||OCR (Obstacle Course Running)||Calisthencs Park||Saturday||Running/Obstacles||https://www.facebook.com/theparkuae/|
|At the Park||OCR (Obstacle Course Strength)||Calisthencs Park||Saturday||Strength/Obstacles||https://www.facebook.com/theparkuae/|
|Creek Hash||MEN ONLY – Various||Various||Wednesday||Running||https://www.creekhash.org/|
|Dubai Creek Striders||Running Club – various activities||Various||Friday||Running||https://www.facebook.com/dubaicreekstriders/|
|Kite Killers||Kitekillers Bootcamp||Kite Beach||Sunday||Bootcamp||www.instagram.com/kite_killers|
|Nike Running Club||Running Club – various activities||Various||Various||Running||https://www.nike.com/ae/en_gb/c/running/nike-run-club|
|Reebok Run Club (Urban Energy Fitness)||Running Club – various activities||Various||Various||Running||http://www.urbanenergyfitness.com/|
|Desert Hash Harriers||Various||Various||Sundays||Running||http://www.deserthash.org/|
|Dubai Road Runners||Running||Safa park||Saturday||Running||https://www.facebook.com/dubairoadrunners/|
|Dubai Road Runners||Running||Barsha Park||Sunday||Running||https://www.facebook.com/dubairoadrunners/|
|Dubai Road Runners||Running||Barsha Park||Tuesday||Running||https://www.facebook.com/dubairoadrunners/|
|Abras *||Track Training||GEMS Dubai American Academy||Monday||Running||http://www.supersportsabras.com/training|
|Abras *||Running Training||Meadows, Umm Sequiem Park, Autodrome||Wednesday||Running||http://www.supersportsabras.com/training|
|Abras *||Long Run||Various – check||Friday am||Running||http://www.supersportsabras.com/training|
Find Your Community!
Based on my experience, training is always more fun and invigorating when you do it with others. So here’s ways to find out more and make new friends plus get fit at the same time!
If you’re looking to join a sports focused community then check out HopaSports who provide a listing of various groups and events
There’s a wide range of different MeetUps taking place across Dubai. Far too many for me to list here. Some are FREE some are minimal costs and some connect you to a Fitness Community that perhaps you didn’t know existed. Sign up to find your community >> HERE
Whatever you do, stay hydrated and have fun!
The Dubai Fitness Challenge is back for a second year so mark your calenders for a busy 30 days!
When : 26th October – 24th November
This year there will be five fitness villages hosting a variety of different activities. Locations:
- Al Khawaneej (cycling)
- Palm Jumeirah
- Kite Beach
- DMCC (JLT)
There are also two Carnivals – an opening one at Dubai Festival City and a closing one at Burj Park
City Wide Events
More than 40 events are planned across Dubai
Check out the Dubai Fitness Challenge website and download their app for more details.
Everything is FREE to attend and bound to be FUN! #Dubai30x30