7 family events in Dubai for October

Looking for things to do in October? Go skateboarding, to the park or keep calm with yoga in Dubai


Swim time

Swimming lessons with Hamilton Aquatics. Programs available to create strong little swimmers.
Email abudhabi@hamiltonaquatics.ae (050 504 27 05).

Dive in

Fancy a new challenge? Try a diving course with your kids. A professional PADI Open Water Diver course is available with the Al Mahara Diving Center.
Visit www.divemahara.com.


If your kids enjoy skateboarding, take them to The Zoo or Rage Bowl.
The Zoo Skatepark, Al Manara Street (04 338 6126), The Rage shop, The Dubai Mall, (04 4341549).

Classes at Caboodle

Two fun classes are available at Caboodle. The Soh Cah Toa is a mathematical session, and the Music Monkeys class introduces songs and rhymes.
The Dubai Mall (04 325 3367)

Go to a park

With the weather cooling down, pick a park and have family time. Al Barsha Park is over 50 acres and has a play area. Cycling and scooter tracks too! Entrance fee Dhs5.

Keep calm with yoga

Signing your kids up to a class with Zen Yoga allows little ones to improve on their flexibility, increase their concentration and focus.
Zen Yoga, BBC building, (04 367 0435).

Construction junction

Take your kids to an art class where they can build masterpieces out of wood, collage and clay.
Construction junction, The Walk JBR, www.kidville.com. (04 440 1220).

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