Abu Dhabi gyms and indoor sports to reopen from July 1 - GulfToday

Abu Dhabi gyms and indoor sports to reopen from July 1

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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) announces the resumption of individual indoor sporting activities across Abu Dhabi from 1st July, including gyms, which are now able to operate 24/7, provided gym-goers, trainers and technical staff adhere to the prescribed guidelines and precautionary measures.


The gymnasiums can accommodate up to 40 per cent capacity and open 24 hours and seven days a week. It also allows children from ages 12 and adults up to 60 years.

Guidelines for those attending these facilities include undergoing thermal check-ups before and during training sessions, wearing face masks and hand gloves at all times, and changing them frequently.

Participants must observe physical distancing at least two metres, carry personal hygiene kits, and train individually except for during group training sessions.

This applies to fitness centres for men and women, bodybuilding centres, billiards and snooker halls, yoga centres and bowling clubs.


Staff must also sterilise sports equipment before use and every hour, maintain physical distancing, and sterilise surfaces and equipment after use every 2 hours.

ADSC recommends that all sports institutions and clubs adhere to the security, health and safety standards related to the Covid-19 and work to implement all precautionary measures before resuming sports activities that are subject to the prior approval of the relevant inspection committee.

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