Gyms in Abu Dhabi can operate for 24 hours from July 1, provided patrons and staff adhere to guidelines and precautionary measures to spread the curb of Covid-19.
The Abu Dhabi Media Office announced on Saturday that this marks the second phase of resumption of individual indoor sporting activities. Other sporting activities that may resume include fitness, body building, billiards and snooker, yoga and bowling centres.
Facilities must have soaps, hand sanitisers and gel for hand washing. Showers, saunas, changing rooms and prayer rooms will remain closed.
Staff must also sterilise sports equipment before use and every hour; maintain physical distancing; and sterilise surfaces every two hours.