Sunday, 7 December 2014

List of 11 Gyms and Sports Clubs for Women in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

A large population of Saudi Arabia is dealing with the problem of obesity. The criteria of establishing obesity are the weight of a person more than the maximum weight he should have according to his height. Although there are so many sports clubs and gyms in Saudi Arabia but most of them are exclusive for men. Men and women are not allowed to exercise under the same roof. There needs to be a separate sports club or gym for women. Considering the problem that women cannot drive in Saudi Arabia, movement of women is very difficult. So, there are very few sports clubs or gyms for women in Saudi Arabia. I am listing down some sports clubs and gyms in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

List of public sports and clubs located in Riyadh
Ladies Spa & Entertainment Section
Located within the Panorama Mall, Riyadh

Al-Khozama Hotel Sports Centre, Tel: 4654650
Facilities: gym, tennis, swimming, sauna, steam-room, squash and bowling.

Hyatt Regency Hotel Sports Club, Tel: 4791234
Facilities: sauna, steam-room, swimming, table-tennis, exercise room.

Inter-Continental Hotel Recreation and Sports Club, Tel:4655000
Facilities: gym, steam-room, Jacuzzi, tennis, squash, indoor and outdoor swimming.

Marriot Hotel Sports Club, Tel: 4779300
Facilities: sauna, steam-room, swimming, table- tennis, exercise room.

Minhal Holiday Inn, Tel: 4782500
Facilities: gym, sauna, squash, swimming, message

Sheraton Hotel Sports Club, Tel: 4543300
Facilities: swimming, tennis, billiards, bowling, basketball, exercise room, sauna, steam-room.

Diplomatic Quarter Sports Club, Tel: 4881010
Separate days are allocated to men and women. They are well known for their beautiful swimming pools. Facilities: tennis, squash, football, karate, snooker, table-tennis, sauna, steam-room, gym, artificial wave pool (open in summer only, popular amongst children only)

FAL Sports Complex, Tel: 4543901
This complex offers its facilities for men and boys only.
Facilities: ice-skating, bowling, billiards, snooker, table-tennis, bar football, darts.

Only men can go to the Riyadh stadium to watch matches or practice sessions. Women are strictly banned from entering to the football stadium.

Inter-Continental Golf Cours, Tel: 4655000 – Ext: 6146
Arizona Compund, Tel: 2483657 – Ext:454
Dirab Golf and Recreation Center, Tel: 4980018


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