5 Other Ways To Get Active in Amman

10 December 2015

Readers enjoyed our first top 10 ways to get active in Amman post, and we received a lot of comments on other ways to enjoy the outdoors in Amman, here are a few more ways to get active!

Tell us what we've missed & thank you for all the feedback!


Badminton:


Photo Credits: Shuttlers Facebook Page

The first badminton Academy in Jordan is Shuttlers Badminton Academy. It’s a great way to burn calories, stay in shape, have fun with friends and family and actually learn the sport.

Shuttlers claims that you burn about 500 – 1000 calories/session. You train with the pros of the game who help you learn the game and play by the rules and regulations.

They offer:
1- Group Badminton Training / Free Age
2- Personal Badminton Sessions
3- Junior Badminton School / " the way to professionalism "
4- Special Program for loosing weight

Group Badminton trainings are three times a week (Sunday/Tuesday/Friday) for 2 hours and cost 7 JDs (includes equipment, court rental fees and a bottle of water)

Contact info:
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0796132632

Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/SHUTTLERS


Parkour:


Photo Credits: X-Gravity Facebook Page

Team X-Gravity is the first parkour team in Jordan that has been founded in 2009.

Not sure what Parkour is? “Parkour is a way to get from point A to point B in the fastest and most efficient way by eliminating all obstacles that get in your way.”

Parkour is a great way to get out, workout and get flexible.

Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/X-Gravity/158598980823009

 

Women’s Soccer:


Photo Credits: Woman Soccer Amman Facebook Page

Every  Wednesday from 6 – 8pm a group of women play soccer at the grass pitch at the British Club in Abdoun. All ages welcome and its for beginners and advanced players!
If you are interested in joining, message them through their facebook page.

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/WomanSoccerAmman


Volleyball:


Photo Credits: VolleyJO Facebook Page

Another great sport in Amman played by amateur sports lovers!

VolleyJO is a fun way to meet new people and stay in shape!
Sign up on their Facebook page to join the game.

** They have paused the games for now but might be active again soon!

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/VolleyJO

 

Horse Back Riding:


Photo Credits: Faris Shalan

Learn how to ride a horse with a professional trainer. A great sport outdoor during nice days or indoors on colder days.

There are 2 different stables you can ride at:

Nadi Al Jawad: 06 4291386

Al Saifi Stables: 077 7442222


Join a Football League:

Play with friends and family against other teams… A new sports startup is running a football league to start and then introducing more sports for you to enjoy!

Check out our post on Social Sports Amman -
http://beamman.com/beamman-startups/718-social-sports-amman