5 New Activities to Try in Dubai This Month

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We’ve all been guilty of forgetting just how much this city has to offer in the way of activities – especially active ones. Luckily, SwitchDXB has curated some of the best wellbeing, fitness, and leisure activities to try out this month.


Ibiza Foils

Across Dubai

Calling all aspiring surfers! Ibiza Foils has just landed in Dubai, mixing technology and surf. Ride the waters on a remote-controlled board and experience life out at sea at your own leisure. Sessions are available for all levels and no previous surfing knowledge is required.

Sessions can be booked across multiple locations and start from AED 975.

5 New Activities to Try in Dubai This Month

Puppy Pilates

Across Dubai

Yes, you read that right. If you’re looking for something fun to do with your pup, these sessions offer an effective workout as well as an opportunity to bond with your dog and other owners. You’re also welcome to join sans pet – there’s nothing quite like getting licked in the face while holding a plank.

Sessions take place across Dubai and start from AED95.

5 New Activities to Try in Dubai This Month


Across Dubai

A great way to leave behind the stresses of daily life, these painting classes take place in some of the city’s coolest hotels. Everything is provided on site, from canvas boards and brushes to paint and even an artist to guide you through the session. Each class follows a specific theme and you get to take home your masterpiece at the end of it. Try this out on your own for some relaxing “me” time, with friends, or with colleagues.

Sessions take place weekly and start from AED 140.

5 New Activities to Try in Dubai This Month


Across Dubai

Re-live your childhood memories by joining this awesome roller-skating community. SKT tours the city on wheels across various locations, taking in some of Dubai’s landmarks and skylines.

Sessions take place on Saturdays and start from AED 100, inclusive of the skate rental.

5 New Activities to Try in Dubai This Month

Crank Fitness


Crank is one of the more recent additions to the city’s indoor-cycling scene, but it offers more than just that. There are three class types available here: Ride, a high-energy cycling session and undoubtedly the most popular class; Shape, a HIIT session that works your entire body; and Stretch, the perfect way to recover after either of the other two classes. Also worth checking out is the awesome Crank smoothie bar for the perfect post-class drink.

Sessions take place daily and start from AED 120.

5 New Activities to Try in Dubai This Month

Download the SwitchDXB app to book your activities.

Enisa Glavovic heads up the Corporate Wellness division at SwitchDXB and is extremely passionate about getting people across workplaces to say “yes” to life and try new things in the fitness, wellbeing, and leisure space. Her favorite activities on the SwitchDXB app include Sound Healing Meditation at Trident Wellness Center and Iconic Burn at Iconic Fitness. Follow her health and wellbeing journey here

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