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Gymnastics, SpongeBob Squarepants, Modhesh and more Dubai fun

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Wednesday 10

Gymnastic fun with GymnastEx
Ideal for the more flexible little ones in the family, GymnastEx is running lots of sporting activities over the summer.
From Dhs150 per child. 3pm-6pm. Jumeirah Sports Hall. www.gymnast-ex.com (050 882 8835).

Thursday 11

Hit the slopes
Round up the brood and take refuge from the soaring summer heat for a couple of hours in the Alpine slopes of Ski Dubai. Take a skiing lesson, hang out with some super cute penguins or go on a panoramic chairlift ride up the slopes.
www.malloftheemirates.com (800-FUN).

Friday 12

Nickelodeon Hollywood Night at Atlantis
SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star are holding a series of parties at Atlantis, The Palm in July. Kids can have their picture taken, walk the red carpet with SpongeBob and Patrick, and enjoy a screening of an episode from the animated series.
Dhs250 per child. Every Friday in July. 6.30pm-10.30pm. Atlantis Kids Club. (04 426 0000).

Join in the fun at Modhesh World
Visit Modhesh World and the kids could be in with a chance of becoming the face of the event.
Dhs50 to enter. info@funkymonkeysuae.com (04 388 4114).

Saturday 13

Thrills and spills at XD Dark Ride
Newly opened at Magic Planet in Mall of the Emirates, XD Dark Ride is an interactive gaming experience for kids and adults.
Dhs20 per movie gaming experience. www.theplaymania.com (04-3414444).

Ahdaaf activities at Modhesh World
Ahdaaf Sports Club is providing free skills lessons and activities for kids aged four to 14 at Modhesh World, including cone slalom, street free kicks, football bowling, bull’s eye wall, football anti-gravity, as well as some paid coaching sessions.
Running until Aug 28. Free skill sessions. Youth coaching starts from Dhs25 per child for a 45 minute session. Visit www.ahdaaf.ae for more information.

Sunday 14

Neon mini-golf at Play-A-Round
Kids of all ages can enjoy this super fun activity at Play-A-Round, even very big kids. Dhs45 for adults and kids (aged 4 and upwards), for one hour of golf plus one choice of craft activity.
Open Sat-Fri 10am-7pm, Fri 11am – 7pm. Play-A-Round at Some Nice Place, The Jewels, Dubai Marina. www.playaround.ae (04 457 0455).

Monday 15

Comfort Creation’s Ramadan charity campaign
Running for the third year across the Middle East, Unilever and UAE Red Crescent have joined forces once more to encourage families to donate clothes to those less fortunate than themselves and each donation will be rewarded with a 750ml bottle from the Comfort Creations range.
July 15th-31st. Donation booths at Deira City Centre, Mall of the Emirates, Mirdif City Centre and Lamcy Plaza.

Tuesday 16

Music class at Creche Out
Creche Out is holding interactive music classes for under threes all summer long. It’s a fun opportunity for little ones to bang, tap and explore sound whilst rocking along to songs from musicals along with traditional nursery rhymes.
Dhs75 per class. Discounts available for group bookings. Every Tuesday. 10.30am. Creche Out, Playnation, Mirdif City Centre. www.crecheoutinternational.com

By Simone Gannon
Time Out Dubai,

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