Parasailing at JBR: Visit the watersports centre on JBR Beach outside the Hilton and learn to parasail off the back of a boat, up to 70m in the air. Dhs250 for 10 minutes. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, JBR, www.hilton.com (04 399 9005).
Play sports for charity: Al Noor has just unveiled its new sports hall, with 85 per cent of the entry fees going towards the centre. Book your slot to play table tennis, basketball, badminton, cricket and more. From Dhs100. Open daily 4pm-midnight. Barsha, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 347 7666).
Cycle in safety: Every Wednesday, Dubai Autodrome is cleared of cars to make way for cyclists, joggers and even the odd rollerblader. For details, check out the Cycle Safe Dubai Facebook page or call the number below. Free (bikes and helmets must be provided by the riders). 6pm-9pm. Dubai Autodrome (04 367 8700).
Barbecue night at Thai Kitchen: Sample sumptuous Thai dishes, cooked on request. Dhs150-Dhs185. 7pm. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 317 2222).
Water Magic Show at Dubai Dolphinarium: Described as a breathtaking performance where dolphins and seals show off their acrobatic and comedic skills, this show includes professional acrobats performing tricks both in and out of the water. Dhs100 for adults; Dhs70 for kids. Mon-Sat 6pm. Dubai Dolphinarium, Creek Park, near Garhoud Bridge, www.dubaidolphinarium.ae (04 336 9774), www.timeouttickets.com