Abu Dhabi - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Our community has a small gym but most other gyms are expensive... like most everything else. - Feb 2020

Many new apartment high-rises have their own gym and/or pool. There are gyms throughout the city, but I have no idea how much they cost. I’m sure you can find it all online. - Jun 2019

Everything is here. Physical activity is huge here. there are often community races, family events, etc. there are a variety of gyms and health clubs with varying costs depending on what you are looking for. Average is about $16 per exercise class. - Sep 2017

Many compounds have gyms for residents and the embassy also has a small gym. Also, the Club (previously known as the British Club) has a modern and reasonable gym if you are a Club member (totally worth it IMHO). Otherwise the gyms seem to be expensive and have limited hours. - Jun 2015

Yes. Most hotels offer gym/pool memberships, and there are standalone gyms as well. It can be expensive, especially for single men, but there are big discounts for couples/families and some for single women. But men on their own pay a premium. - May 2013

Yes. Plenty of clubs and hotels with gym facilities and pools. - Jul 2012

Widely. - Aug 2011

Yes. They are fairly abundant. - Jul 2011

Yes, they range in quality but they are everywhere. Membership is usually per annum so be prepared to shell out about US$ 1,500 to join. - Nov 2010

Yes there are many gyms to choose from. - Jan 2010

Everywhere. - Aug 2009

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