Action-packed calendar features yoga, cycling, badminton and a one million Pesos grand prize 

Dubai: With the fifth edition of Dubai Fitness Challenge about to kick off, master developer Nakheel invites the public to take part in events across Nakheel Mall, Dragon Mart, Souk Al Marfa and Palm West Beach from 29 October to 27 November. 

Nakheel Mall

Begin your fitness journey with weekly yoga sessions in collaboration with Yoga La Vie every Saturday at Nakheel Mall, with a variety of sessions starting at 7.30 am, 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm. Due to limited capacity, visitors are encouraged to arrive early to book a seat in advance. 

Nakheel Mall is also hosting free cycling classes in collaboration with Fitness First every Tuesday morning and evening at The Rooftop.  Arrive early and book your bike in advance.

From 21 to 27 November, Nakheel Mall will be partner with CRANK, Dubai’s indoor cycling and boutique fitness studio, to host an immersive silent DJ session that can only be heard through complimentary disco headsets. Sessions take place in the mornings and evenings at Nakheel Mall’s Rooftop for AED120 per person.

Dragon Mart

Win a trip to Georgia with Dragon Mart’s badminton tournament, starting 5 November, in collaboration with YFL Sports. Men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles all take place at Dragon Mart 2.

Due to limited capacity, contestants will be selected at random. Register for your preferred category by 2 November at Qualifiers will take place on the weekends of 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20 November, leading to the semi-finals and finals on 26 November. The winners of each category win a free trip to Georgia for two. 

Souk Al Marfa

Souk Al Marfa, Nakheel’s newly opened waterfront souk and marketplace at Deira Islands, is organizing a one million Peso basketball shoot-out challenge. For the chance to compete, tune in and submit your name to Tag 91.1 FM, the leading Filipino radio station in Dubai, where five contestants drawn at random will be announced every day from 1 to 20 November. 

The shoot-out qualifiers take place at Entrance 3, Village 4 of Souk Al Marfa, on 5, 12 and 19 November, followed by the final round on 26 November where the winner will be crowned and awarded the one million Pesos. 

Palm West Beach

Get fit beachside at Palm West Beach on Palm Jumeirah, starting with a Storm Cycling session on Friday, 19 November from 8 am to 9 am for an active start of the day, followed by Barry’s Boot Camp from 9 am to 9.50 am. 

Plus, sign up for a fun Zumba class on 20 November from 4 pm to 5 pm to learn Latin dancing, followed by a calming yoga, Pilates and stretching with Yoga La Vie, from 5 pm to 6.30 pm.


DateTimeActivityLocationCost (AED)Addition information
Saturdays: 30 Oct – 27 Nov7:30 am / 5:30 pm / 6:30 pmYoga La VieNakheel MallFreeArrive early to reserve a slot
1 – 20 Nov2 pm – 6 pmOne Million Peso shoot-out challengeSouk Al MarfaFreeRegister through Tag 91.1 FM
Tuesdays: 2, 9 and 16 Nov8 am / 6 pmCycling with Fitness FirstNakheel MallFreeArrive early to reserve a slot
Weekends: 5 – 26 NovSchedule will be shared on 4 Nov hereBadminton tournamentDragon Mart 2FreeRegister here by 2 November
19 Nov8 am – 9 amStorm cyclingPalm West BeachFreeArrive early to reserve a slot
19 Nov9 am – 9:50 amBarry’s Boot CampPalm West BeachFreeArrive early to reserve a slot
20 Nov4 pm – 5 pmZumba / Latino nightPalm West BeachFreeArrive early to reserve a slot
20 Nov5 pm – 6:30 pmYoga La ViePalm West BeachFreeArrive early to reserve a slot
Daily: 21 – 27 Nov6 pm / 7:30 amCycling with CRANKNakheel MallAED120Register here

About Nakheel:

Dubai-based Nakheel is a world-leading master developer whose innovative, landmark projects form an iconic portfolio of master communities and residential, retail, hospitality and leisure developments that are pivotal to realising Dubai’s vision. Nakheel’s waterfront projects, including the world-famous, award-winning Palm Jumeirah, have added more than 300 kilometres to Dubai’s original, 70km coastline, paving the way for the development of hundreds of seafront homes, resorts, hotels and attractions. Nakheel’s master developments span 15,000 hectares, accommodate nearly 300,000 people and provide a growing range of destinations, attractions and facilities for Dubai’s citizens, residents and tourists. They include Palm Jumeirah, The World, Jumeirah Islands, Jumeirah Park, Jumeirah Village, Al Furjan, The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Village, Dragon City, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Warsan Village, International City and the upcoming Deira Islands – a new destination for tourism, living and leisure at Dubai’s oldest, most traditional trading hub. 

Nakheel Malls owns and operates a diverse range of world-class retail experiences with a distinct portfolio of iconic lifestyle, shopping, dining and entertainment destinations across Dubai. Palm Jumeirah is home to The Pointe, featuring the world’s largest fountain, The Palm Fountain, as well as Nakheel Mall, Golden Mile Galleria, Club Vista Mare, The Palm Monorail, Palm West Beach, and the recently opened observation deck, The View, at the top of The Palm Tower.  Nakheel Malls’ expanding portfolio also includes distinguished, large-scale shopping centres such as Ibn Battuta Mall, Dragon Mart, Souk Al Marfa and Circle Mall, and retail Pavilions at eight Nakheel residential communities. Nakheel Hospitality’s project portfolio comprises a diverse range of hotels and resorts, including five star, luxury establishments, family-friendly resorts and stylish, modern hotels. The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm, Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall, Avani Ibn Battuta, ibis Styles Dragon Mart, Premier Inn Dragon Mart and the Riu Dubai are open, with the Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai opening in 2021. Nakheel Hospitality’s project collection also includes a range of community clubs and restaurants across Dubai. Nakheel Residential Leasing’s portfolio currently comprises 17,000 villas and apartments at The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Village, Al Furjan, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Palm Jumeirah, Badrah, Veneto and International City.

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