How To Get Involved In The Dubai Fitness Challenge 2017 (For Free!)

After the announcement of the new 30×30 Dubai Fitness Challenge, Dubai has made it their mission to become the world’s fittest city by bringing the people of Dubai together for some daily fun group activities and classes. Starting on October 20, there will be a wide variety of venues offering different types of classes for both kids and adults, ranging from 30 minutes to one hour daily, from 5am to 8:30pm. 


If you’re unsure of how and what to get involved with, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Here is a list of some of the upcoming fitness events/activities in coordination with the 30×30 Dubai Fitness Challenge, and ALL of them are free!


1. “Spartan” training workouts 

What: Fun yet tough training preparation for the upcoming Spartan Race Challenge

When: This Friday, October 20 at 9-10am

Where: NAS Sports Complex

*For more information, visit the event's facebook page here








2.  Weekend Fitness Carnival

What: Over 30 exciting activities each weekend including yoga, cardio, boxing, rock climbing, cricket, basketball, and plenty more. There will also be a children’s fun zone with lots of fun activities for the little ones! To name a few; bubble soccer, ninja warrior course, and even children’s Les Mills classes for ages two to 12.

When: 20 October-18 November

Where: Safa Park, 20-21 October; Kite Beach, 27-28 October; Skydive Dubai, 3-4 November; Burj Park, 10-11 November; Dubai Festival City, 17-18 November.

*For more information, click here, or visit event's facebook page here 










3. Sunset Yoga with NRG Fitness

What: a unique blended yoga practice session combined with mindful discovery and heightened awareness. It will be lead by Goli Hashtroudi in association with Lorna Jane Middle East. The session will focus on opening 3 of your core Chakras through a series of back bends, twists, and forward bends. 

When: Saturday, 21 October at 5:30-7pm

Where: Dubai Marina Walk Fountain (next to Starbucks)

*For more information, visit the event's facebook page here 


4. Golden Mile Galleria Fitness Festival

What: A wide range of fitness classes such as: “Fitness First Boot Camp”, “Fitness First HIIT”, “Yogia La Vie”, “Rebel Training”, “Fitness First Kids and Adults Zumba”, “Dance Pack”, and tons more! As well as this, celebrity trainer Kayla Itsines will be a special guest and will be hosting a fitness bootcamp, sharing her style of high intensity workouts. 

When: Monday 16 October-Saturday 21 October. 

Where: Golden Mile Galleria, Palm Jumeirah (adjacent to Al Ittihad Park)

*For more information, visit the the event's facebook page here 










5. Fitness Expo Dubai

What: One of the worlds largest Fitness Expo's that will include body building sessions, health and wellness classes, nutrition and supplements advice, and tons more. 

When: Friday November 17 and Saturday 18

Where: The Dubai Mall Ice Rink

*For more information, click here 









6. Kids Fitness Fusion

What: A mixture of Zumba, Body Combat, Body Pump and HIIT. This is excellent for all kids at any age level who are looking to build their strength whilst having fun with their friends and family

When: 20-21 October, 27-28 October, 3-4 November, 10-11 November, 17-18 November

Where: Weekend Fitness Carnival (Safa Park 20-21 October, different location the following weekend)

*For more information on kids activities taking place during the following month, click here


For furthermore information and details on exciting fitness events happening across Dubai during the next 30 days, download the Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) App from the APP Store or Google Play Store, and stay up to date with all the incredible opportunities coming up!