The Norwegian Dawn is home to a large fitness area with dozens of fitness machines.
Norwegian Dawn features a large fitness center that will appeal to athletic passengers as well as those who want to fight the estimated five pounds of cruise-related weight gain. The room is equipped with elliptical machines, treadmills, bicycles, rowing machines, and circuit machines. There is also a gym area with mats and free weights, as well as a separate spin room with several bikes. Classes, like Fab Abs, Boot Camp and yoga, as well as seminars (such as “how to increase your metabolism”) are also offered. Be aware, though, that a lot of seminars are just the beginning of a sales pitch.
Golfing can be practiced in the so-called golf cage on Deck 13 (starboard). Norwegian hired a golf professional for clinics and instructional seminars. In our case it was Brian Leeds of the PGA. To put these practices to the test, there are also golf excursions on shore.
Also on Deck 13, there are two ping pong tables. Paddles are provided.
Shuffleboard courts are on the Promenade Deck (two on each side) and on Deck 13. The Dawn also organizes shuffleboard tournaments.
There is a small basketball court on Deck 14, and Norwegian organizes basketball tournaments during cruises.
On Deck 13 are two giant chess and checkers boards, where everybody can show their skills.
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