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Last modified on 26th April 2023. Dubai Real Estate Blog

By Ward Mohammad

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Exercising is one of the most important aspects of a healthy lifestyle. More and more Dubai residents are striving to stay fit and healthy, and finding the perfect gym close to home or workplace can make a huge difference to their fitness regime. In this blog, we will provide a comprehensive guide to some of the best gyms in Dubai, categorized according to the most popular residential communities.

List of top Gyms in Dubai by locations

  1. Gyms in Dubai Marina
  2. Gyms in JLT
  3. Gyms in Motor City
  4. Gyms in Business Bay
  5. Gyms on Sheikh Zayed Road
  6. Gyms in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC)
  7. Gyms in Al Quoz
  8. Gyms in Al Barsha

Gyms In Dubai Marina

Residents living in Dubai Marina are able to take advantage of the gyms in the area, such as F45 Dubai Marina, which is based on 45-minute High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) circuits and a custom meal plan. Iconic Fitness is a popular CrossFit center for those seeking strict workout regimes, and Fitness First offers an array of classes including cardio and yoga. Membership fees vary, so contact them for more information.

F45 Dubai Marina is located at 1st floor, Trident Grande Mall, Above Choithrams, with contact details of +971-50-180-0354 |

Iconic Fitness is situated at Ground floor, Dream Tower 2, and their contact number is +971-4-422-5338.

Lastly, Fitness First is at Level P1, Marina Gate, and they can be reached at +971-4-577-6419.

Gyms In JLT

Fidelity Fitness Club in JLT is one of the top gyms in Dubai and provides personalized training, a full selection of gym equipment and group fitness sessions such as Zumba, Pilates, box-fit and HIIT. Membership includes unlimited access to premium amenities, group classes, free introductory sessions, follow-up assessments and four-hour parking, and they can be reached at +971-800-332823 | +971-4-451-1133.

Elevation Fitness in JLT is another great fitness center for people living and working in the area, offering specialized personal training for both men and women, reach them out at +971-58-595-0738.

Vogue Fitness JLT, established in 2014, provides an array of fitness programmes ranging from CrossFit to Olympic weightlifting, as well as swimming, home training and virtual classes, contact them at +971-4-450-8234.

Gyms In Motor City

Are you looking for a gym near Motor City? If so, Snap Fitness might be the one for you! With an area of 4,000 square feet, the club offers various classes, including cardio, zumba, yoga, boxing and HIIT with varying schedules. The facility also provides amenities such as a training area, vending machine, locker room, free weights and showers.

Membership fees should be inquired about by contacting them. This gym is open from 12:00 pm to 12:00 am and staffed during these hours, but members can access it 24/7. It can be found on Level 1 of First Avenue Mall and contacted at +971-54-704-8619.

Sands Fitness, with the slogan “Redefine Your Limits”, works to help you reach any fitness goals you might have. This gym offers CrossFit sessions for adults and kids and also provides customized sessions and an IGNITE training programme, held five days a week.

Fees vary depending on the plan, with one-month unlimited membership costing AED 1,149. Sands Fitness is located at G01 Daytona House, Autodrome, Motor City and open from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday to Thursday, 6:00 am to 8:00 pm on Fridays, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on Saturdays and 8:00 am to 11:00 pm on Sundays. They can be contacted at +971-4-420-7997.

The Den Dubai is where you come to get stronger and fitter. This club combines strength, training and movement for a structured fitness program with the help of expert trainers. It offers lifting, conditioning and workout sessions such as Lifting, Power, Engine and Throwdown. You can also purchase liftdex speed ropes, tees, shorts, mats and class packs from their online shop.

Membership fees depend on the type of plan, with one-month unlimited membership costing AED 888 for 16 classes with a 12-month Standard Contract, AED 992.5 for 16 classes with a Rolling Standard Contract, AED 1,060 for 20 classes with a 12-month Premium Contract and AED 1,300 for unlimited classes with a Unlimited Flexi plan. This gym is located at Unit 12, Dubai Autodrome and open from 5:30 am to 9:00 pm. It can be reached at +971-58-532-9724.

Gyms In Business Bay

Residents who are living and working in Business Bay have the option to visit any of the nearby gyms, such as GFX Fitness Centre Dubai, UFC Gym and The Gym. GFX Fitness Centre Dubai offers a range of group exercise classes, including Zumba, yoga, indoor cycling and pilates. Membership fees for group classes start at AED 110 (in-house) and AED 50 (online).

The gym is open from 06:30 am to 10:00 pm and can be contacted at +971-4-425-5940 or

UFC Gym provides boxing, Muay Thai classes and Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes, as well as youth programmes. Fees vary according to the type of programme chosen, and the gym is located at P Floor, Building – 1 Al Asayel St. and can be reached at +971-4-567-1554.

Lastly, The Gym Dubai is a boutique fitness club that offers different types of strength and resistance training depending on body weight and fitness level. It is located at Vision Tower Business Bay and open from Mon-Fri: 06:00 am – 10:00 pm | Sat-Sun: 08:00 am- 08:00 pm. To find out more, call +971-4-442-6586 or +971-50-248-7793 or send an email to

Gyms On Sheikh Zayed Road

Symmetry Gym Dubai is the perfect place to experience the Fission Fusion Training System, with all the workout facilities you need and a range of online fitness classes. Coaching support is available 24/7, and membership fees can be found by contacting them. Timings are Sat-Sun: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm, Fri: 04:00 pm – 10:00 pm, and the location is Building No.5, Gold and Diamond Park, Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Quoz Industrial Area 3, Dubai. Contact them at +971-4-346-6479 or for more information.

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Embody Fitness Dubai offers top-notch fitness programs and a range of online fitness classes. With a private studio, treatment rooms, VIP members’ lounge and nutrition cafe, you can get fit from the comfort of your home. Membership fees and more information can be found by contacting them. The location is 1st Floor, Lamborghini Building, Sheikh Zayed Rd, and the contact number is +971-52-723-9333.

Gymnation is the UAE's most affordable gym, with memberships starting from AED 199 per month with fitness classes for ladies also available. Enjoy over 200 free classes per month, available at Sheikh Zayed Road on the Al Quoz side, next to Bounce Trampoline, near Ace Hardware. Visit their website for more information and to start your fitness journey today -

Gyms In Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC)

Prime Fitness Gym in JVC offers HIIT, yoga, Zumba, Boxercise and other classes in addition to individualized plans. Membership starts from AED 299/month and it is open Mon-Sat from 06:00 am to 12:00 am, & Sun from 07:00 am to 10:00 pm. Contact: +971-4-360-9690.

Fitness 101 in JVC provides HIIT, functional training classes and offers abs class, circuit training, total body workout and more. Membership starts from AED 280/month for 12 months; AED 325/month for six months; AED 350/month for three months. Location: DAMAC Tower, 108, JVC. Contact: +971-4-554-5579.

Wellfit, a trusted gym in Dubai spread across 75,000 sq.ft, offers 135 cardio pieces, 16 lifting platforms, two paddle courts, six martial arts, five types of yoga and 120 family sessions. Les Mills classes and other usual suspects are available for both adults and kids. Location: Level 2 Circle Mall, JVC. Membership starts from AED 349/month. Contact:

Gyms In Al Quoz

In Al Quoz, one of the top districts located close to Sheikh Zayed Road, you can find a number of great gyms. One of these is The Warehouse Gym. This fitness center is well-known for its boxing and CrossFit programs, as well as its weight lifting stations. Working out in this gym is an experience – it's held in a huge warehouse with graffiti and neon lights. Other activities available here are blackbox, circuits and more. 

The Warehouse has various places across Dubai that offer various fitness programs. The monthly membership fees are AED 333 (Standard) and AED 199 (Light). The gym is open from 05:30 am – 11:00 pm on weekdays and from 07:00 am – 10:00 pm on weekends. The location is Umm Suqeim Rd., Ind.3, Al Quoz, and the contact number is +971-4-340-5555.

Another gym in Al Quoz is Seven, which has a wide variety of classes such as crossfit, boxing, calisthenics, yoga, and stretching. It also has a ladies-only studio, personal training sessions, and other services like hammam, physio-recovery, and cryotherapy. The upfront payment for the Basic membership is AED 499 and AED 599 for the Monthly Installment. For the Premium membership, it's AED 559 for the Upfront Payment and AED 699 for the Monthly Installment. 

The Ladies Premium membership has an upfront payment of AED 417 and a monthly installment of AED 499. The Gold membership is AED 14,999 for 12 months and the Platinum membership is AED 35,000 for 12 months. The gym is open from 05:30 am – 11:00 pm on weekdays and from 07:00 am – 08:00 pm on weekends. The address is Exit 43, Dubai Al Manara Road and the contact number is +971-4-232-3737.

Lastly, there's Al Quoz Gym, which is a popular gym in Dubai offering CrossFit and workout exercises. It frequently has special deals on occasions such as Eid, Christmas and New Year. The membership fees are to be contacted from the gym. The location is Opposite Belhasa Driving School, Al Quoz 4 and the contact number is +971-50-920-0881.

Gyms In Al Barsha 

Residents of Al Barsha can access a variety of gyms in the area, such as Super Boost Gym, Ladies Gold's Gym, and Fat to Fitness Gym. Super Boost Gym offers a range of fitness classes, with monthly membership starting from AED 325. Their location is HC Floor, Al Attar Business Center, Al Barsha 1, Dubai, and they can be contacted at +971-4-399-8385.

Ladies Gold's Gym is located at F-15, Al Barsha Mall and offers dedicated classes for ladies. For membership fees and other details, contact them at +971-4-385-1151. Fat to Fitness Gym is a unisex gym offering an array of programmes. It is located at Sama Building, 1st Floor No 103,104, Al Barsha 1, Al Barsha, and can be contacted at +971-56-556-5003. For more information on their membership fees, contact them.


Is there a free gym in Dubai?

Do you want to find a free or cheap gym in Dubai? There are a few free workout spots in the city and you can also look for gyms that offer a free day pass. Alternatively, you can check out the various gyms in Dubai and their membership costs.

Can I get a gym membership in Dubai?

Yes, it is possible to get a gym membership in Dubai. Most gyms in the city offer monthly and yearly plans and the charges depend on the type and duration of the plan.

Are there any gyms in Downtown Dubai?

Yes, there are a few gyms located in Downtown Dubai. For instance, Snap Fitness and F45 Training are two of the gyms located in this area. Professional athletes can also check out the REVL Training center.

Where can I buy gym equipment in Dubai?

There are a variety of stores in Dubai that sell gym equipment. Active Fitness Store and X Fitness Trading are two of the more popular options.

What gyms are located in Dubai Mall?

Train SF is the only gym in Dubai Mall. They offer daily, weekly and monthly memberships and you can call them at +971-4-379-9726 to inquire about the membership fees.

Whether you're looking for high-intensity interval training, CrossFit or yoga, there are plenty of options to choose from across Dubai's most popular residential communities. Make sure to contact each gym for membership costs and timings before you make your decision.

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