Sharjah Ladies Club branch’s new facility is spread over 2,500 square metres and has state-of-the-art equipment, indoor swimming pool, saunas and nutrition counselling sections
Al Madam Ladies Club, a branch of the Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) – one of UAE’s leading clubs dedicated to women and children – has opened its new AED 13 million integrated gymnasium to its members. With a total area of 2,500 square metres and fitted with the latest equipment, the state-of-the-art gymnasium offers ladies and children a safe place in which they can take part in sports and entertainment activities to develop their hobbies and improve skills to meet their aspirations.
The new gymnasium includes the first indoor swimming pool for women in Al Madam, which is situated 50km from Sharjah city. The new pool is suitable for all age groups and supervised by experienced lifeguards and trainers offering members swimming and aqua aerobic lessons.
It also has several new sections dedicated to yoga and Zumba, in addition to saunas and steam rooms. The gymnasium has the latest sports equipment, along with nutrition consulting sections and a variety of facilities that serve both women and children.
Khawla Al Serkal, Director-General of SLC, said: “The new gymnasium at Al Madam Ladies Club is in line with our goals to further develop the club and offer ladies all the facilities needed to hone their skills and nurture their talents, making the club a preferred destination for all women in Sharjah.”
Al Serkal noted that the new gymnasium was a reflection of the vision of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of SLC and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, to take note of women’s needs and fulfil them, provide a nurturing environment and raise women’s awareness specifically and the community in general, in order to boost their abilities.
Moza Al Ketbi, Manager of Al Madam Ladies Club, said: “The new gymnasium provides for all the healthcare requirements of women in Madam, with services catering to health and beauty as well as sporting activities, with state-of-the-art facilities, without them having to travel long distances to other cities.”
Established in 1982, SLC – a subsidiary of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs – is dedicated to facilitating leisure and educational activities for women and children. The facility provides its members with a relaxing and nurturing place where they can learn, enjoy sports and partake in favourite hobbies.
SLC organises events that relate to society, art, health and charity, with its activities including bazaars, exhibitions, sporting events, seminars, workshops and forums. Designed to be a unique leisure and learning space, SLC boasts an array of world-class facilities and offers numerous high-end services, making it one of the best-of-its-kind facilities in the Middle East.