Squash is becoming an increasingly popular sport in the UAE and fortunately there are plenty of pay-to-play courts for those asking ‘Where can I play squash in Dubai?’
From the extensive training program at the Etisalat academy to the laidback environment of Talise Fitness, this is Sport360’s complete guide to the clubs and resorts where you can play squash in Dubai.
DEIRA AND EASTERN DUBAI
Radisson Blu Hotel Deira Creek Health Club
ADDRESS: Bani Yas Rd, Dubai Creek
PRICE OF COURT: 150 AED per hour. Memberships can be purchased for 3850 AED/YEAR.
Griffins Health Club
ADDRESS: JW Marriott Hotel, Deira
PRICE OF COURT: 110 AED/45 minutes for non-members. Griffins also offer a 600 AED monthly membership and 3800 AED annual membership.
PRICE OF COURT 250 AED per hour for non-members. If you are visiting with a member then it is 95 AED/hour and 150 AED/hour at weekends.
PRICE OF COURT: 200 AED per 45 minutes. Membership also available for 500 AED per month for women and 800 AED per month for men.
Bodylines Al Bustan Rotana Hotel
ADDRESS: Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai International Airport area
PRICE OF COURT: 130 AED per hour for non-members. Annual membership can be purchased for 3600 AED for women and 4500 AED for men.
Al Naadi Club
PRICE OF COURT: The club facilities are only for residents of Al Ghurair Center – so find some friends who live there!
Al Nasr Leisureland
PRICE: 140 AED per hour for non-members – annual membership can be purchased for 2300 AED. Additional charges apply for hiring a squash trainer – 85 AED per hour per person for non-members and 80 AED per hour per person for members.
PRICE: The club’s facilities are only open for Indian families who can purchase membership for 20,000 AED for the first year and then 3825 AED every year. India Club offers eight squash training classes for 360 AED for members.
Pharaoh’s Club, Wafi
PRICE: Open only for members. Annual membership for singles is for 7,800 AED and for couples it is 12,480 AED per year.
ADDRESS: Jebel Ali
PRICE: 60 AED per hour for non-members – but must be booked TWO DAYS IN ADVANCE. Annual membership costs 7,500 AED for singles, 13,000 AED for couples and 18,000 AED for families.
Elixir Fitness Centre
ADDRESS: Yassat Gloria Hotel Apartments, Dubai Internet City
PRICE FOR COURT: 80 AED/hour on weekdays and 90 AED/hour at weekends. Membership is available for 450 AED per month.
ADDRESS: Gloria Hotel, Dubai Internet City
PRICE OF COURT: 80 AED/hour on weekdays and 100 AED/hour at weekends. Membership is available for 450 AED per month.
ADDRESS: Oaks Liwa Heights, Cluster W, Jumeirah Lakes Towers
PRICE FOR COURT: 100 AED per hour for non-members. A monthly membership can be purchased for 750 AED that gives full access to all the club facilities and not just squash.
Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort
PRICE FOR COURT: 300 AED per hour. Membership is available for 6,000 AED per year.
Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa
PRICE FOR COURT: 300 AED per hour for non-members. Annual membership costs 18,000 AED for women and 20,000 AED for men.
Talise Fitness, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
PRICE FOR COURT: Members and guests only. The centre offers weekly membership for 1,250 AED, monthly membership for 3,500 AED, quarterly membership for 8,450 AED and annual membership for 30,800 AED.
Talise Fitness, Madinat Jumeirah
PRICE OF COURT: 300 AED for a 24-hour full access package for non-members that includes squash and use of all facilities. Membership is available for 14400 AED for singles and for 17900 AED for couples.
Talise Fitness, Burj Al Arab
ADDRESS: Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Road
PRICE FOR COURT:500 AED per 30 minutes, but only if you’re a hotel guest!
ADDRESS: Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills
PRICE FOR COURT: 100 AED per hour but only if accompanied by a member. Membership costs 3,000 AED per year.
Dubai is certainly the hub of squash in the UAE but there are still places to play in the other emirates….
Abu Dhabi Golf and Squash Club
PRICE FOR COURT: 200 AED for non-members. Annual membership is available for singles at a cost of 6,500 AED, for couples at 8,000 AED and for families at 9,000 AED.
Abu Dhabi Country Club
PRICE FOR COURT: Members only. Membership costs 7,000 AED per year for men and 5,000 AED for women.
SHARJAH & AJMAN
Body and Soul Health Club and Spa
ADDRESS: Al Qusba, Sharjah/Al Jurf, Ajman
PRICE FOR COURT: Members only. Membership costs 4,600 AED per year and 3,600 AED for six months.