Dubai residents gear up for Fitness Challenge 2022

The full calendar of events taking place during the 6th edition of Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC), the flagship fitness initiative launched by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai was revealed on Tuesday.

The official press conference to reveal the details of DFC was held at Zabeel Sports District on the rooftop of Dubai Mall Zabeel.

The success of Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC), each year is a result of the terrific support of stakeholders across the city, including government organisations, corporates, schools and universities as well as members of the fitness, health, tourism and retail industries, the city-wide challenge will make its action-packed return to the city on Oct 29, 2022, giving everyone the momentum and motivation to kickstart a new fitness routine and embrace a healthier lifestyle.

Fitness fans of all ages and abilities including workout first-timers are encouraged to come together with a common goal; to get active for 30 minutes of daily exercise for 30 consecutive days.

With its biggest-ever calendar of free and inclusive fitness events, activities and classes across the city, residents are being urged to find their inner workout warrior and embrace exercise into their everyday schedule.

Highlights of DFC 2022 include Dubai Ride, presented by DP World and Dubai Run, presented by Mai Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road, two 30-day fitness villages: DP World Kite Beach Fitness Village, and RTA Last Exit Al Khawaneej Fitness Village, 19 Fitness Hubs in easy-to-access communities across the city, EXPO City Dubai Sports and Fitness Weekend, major sporting events throughout the month and thousands of free live and virtual classes with some of the top fitness professionals from across the region.

With a huge roster of sports, classes, events and more, DFC’s two free fitness villages at Kite Beach and Last Exit Al Khawaneej are set to be a hive of activity over the 30 days of the challenge.

Open from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm on the weekend, and from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm on weekdays, DP World Fitness Village Kite Beach offers hundreds of fitness activities and classes suitable for all ages.

The main stage, presented by Etisalat by E&, will feature a huge range of group workouts with fun, high-energy classes that are suitable for all fitness levels.

The Aviv Row, located on the top floor of the three-tier Aviv tower, will offer rowing classes at the studio for a total body workout, while the Sport Society Multi-Purpose Court will give participants a chance to play a wide range of team-based activities including football, basketball and volleyball, and Padel tennis fans can hone their skills at the purpose-built Emirates Padel court.


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