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

Listing

OrganisationActivityWhereWhenCategoryContact
Adidas Runners ClubWomen’s RunKite BeachSundayRunninghttps://www.facebook.com/groups/adidasrunnersdubai/
Adidas Runners ClubSunrise YogaCalisthenics ParkMondayYogahttps://www.facebook.com/groups/adidasrunnersdubai/
Adidas Runners ClubSpeed SessionsDubai MarinaWednesdayRunninghttps://www.facebook.com/groups/adidasrunnersdubai/
At the ParkCross TrainingBarsha ParkTuesdayCross Traininghttps://www.facebook.com/theparkuae/
At the ParkOCR (Obstacle Course Running)Calisthencs ParkSaturdayRunning/Obstacleshttps://www.facebook.com/theparkuae/
At the ParkOCR (Obstacle Course Strength)Calisthencs ParkSaturdayStrength/Obstacleshttps://www.facebook.com/theparkuae/
Creek HashMEN ONLY – VariousVariousWednesdayRunninghttps://www.creekhash.org/
Dubai Creek StridersRunning Club – various activitiesVariousFridayRunninghttps://www.facebook.com/dubaicreekstriders/
Kite KillersKitekillers BootcampKite BeachSundayBootcampwww.instagram.com/kite_killers
Nike Running ClubRunning Club – various activitiesVariousVariousRunninghttps://www.nike.com/ae/en_gb/c/running/nike-run-club
Reebok Run Club (Urban Energy Fitness)Running Club – various activitiesVariousVariousRunninghttp://www.urbanenergyfitness.com/
Desert Hash HarriersVariousVariousSundaysRunninghttp://www.deserthash.org/
Dubai Road RunnersRunningSafa parkSaturdayRunninghttps://www.facebook.com/dubairoadrunners/
Dubai Road RunnersRunningBarsha ParkSundayRunninghttps://www.facebook.com/dubairoadrunners/
Dubai Road RunnersRunningBarsha ParkTuesdayRunninghttps://www.facebook.com/dubairoadrunners/
Abras *Track TrainingGEMS Dubai American AcademyMondayRunninghttp://www.supersportsabras.com/training
Abras *Running TrainingMeadows, Umm Sequiem Park, AutodromeWednesdayRunninghttp://www.supersportsabras.com/training
Abras *Long RunVarious – checkFriday amRunninghttp://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!

HopaSports

If you’re looking to join a sports focused community then check out HopaSports who provide a listing of various groups and events

Meetups!

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!

2018 ~ Dubai Fitness Challenge ~ 30×30

The Dubai Fitness Challenge is back for a second year so mark your calenders for a busy 30 days!

When : 26th October – 24th November 

Where:

Fitness Villages

This year there will be five fitness villages hosting a variety of different activities. Locations:

  • Al Khawaneej (cycling)
  • DIFC
  • Palm Jumeirah
  • Kite Beach 
  • DMCC (JLT)

Carnival

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

Have I missed anything?