Fitness Gyms

Fitness Gyms

Living a healthier life can not only extend your life, but it can also improve your quality. Feeling physically better and having control over your own life can greatly increase your mental health as well. Although there are some aspects of physical and mental health that are beyond an individual's control, there are many things that people can do to improve their quality of life - it just requires you to GET ACTIVE

The gyms in KAUST, offer a wide range of equipment to help you work towards your fitness goals. These include Life Fitness cardio and resistance equipment. There is also a range of free weights equipment including benches, racks, and dumbbells. Our team is always on hand to assist you with any queries.


  • Pre-Booking is required for both the Gym and Exercise Classes. You may book a maximum of 2-days in advance. 
  • To make a booking, call 012 8086627 or Island Recreation Center at 012 808-6614.
  • All Gym booking slots are 55 minutes. One booking per customer per day.
  • Face coverings can be removed during a workout.
  • Wiping down equipment is required. Sanitizing gel and cleaning wipes are provided.
  • Under 16 years are not permitted to use the gym facilities ( age group between 12 and 16 years old can enter the facility upon presentation of the Teen Fitness Club badge)

  • Contact Us
    Phone: (012) 808 6627 | 808 6613

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    The gyms at KAUST are available to all residents 16 years and over. Teen Fitness Club is available for the age group 12 to 15 years old.

    The Harbor Sports Club has a mixed gym and a female-only gym.

    The Island Recreation Center has a female-only gym and a male-only gym.

    When using the fitness gyms, please adhere to the gym rules.


    Teen Fitness Club 

    The Fitness Team want to help the Teen Community to stay in shape. In general, the rules do not allow admission to the fitness facilities to children under 16. To enable children between 12-16 years who want to be able to use the fitness facilities unaccompanied, the Teen Fitness badge has been developed that will allow teens to use the fitness facilities and get the benefits of regular exercise. Sign up for your induction, pass the assessment and get your Teen Fitness Club badge. Click here to sign up

  • Our Trainers

    Our trainers are highly qualified exercise professionals who, each day, make a significant difference in community’s health.

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  • Membership Pass

    Our membership pass options offer a convenient way of using KAUST fitness facilities and attending fitness or yoga classes.

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