5 things to do today

Get fit at bootcamp or buy a year's pampering

Things to do today, The Knowledge
Wednesday 29

Get fit at bootcamp: Local bootcamp group b2b fitness offers back-to-basics training with no gimmicks, just hardcore results through group exercise, sports-specific training and kettlebells.
7.30am. Dhs600 for six sessions. The Palm and Arabian Ranches, www.b2bfitness02.com.

Buy a whole year’s pampering: New grooming and beauty spot Avant Garde is offering discounts on annual memberships. Men can pay Dhs2,500 (a discount of more than 50 per cent) and get a haircut, a mani/pedi, a facial and a head massage every month for a year.
Avant Garde Spa, Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 450 8608).

Road-test the Rivington Grill’s business lunch: Combining dishes from Rivington Grill’s à la carte menu, guests have the choice of a two- or three-course lunch, all served within 45 minutes.
From Dhs80 for two courses. Sun-Thu noon-4pm. Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Burj Khalifa (04 423 0903).

Try stand-up paddleboarding: Enjoy the ocean with this easy-to-learn watersport (it’s much simpler than surfing).
Dhs200 per lesson, Dhs450 for three lessons, Dhs1,500 for 10. From 5.30pm. Sunset Beach, Umm Suqeim (055 224 0187).

Go crazy for kids’ fashion at Deira City Centre: Yes, it’s that time of year again – Deira City Centre showcases all the latest childrenswear fashions at Kids’ Fashion Week. Part of the Dubai Summer Surprises activities taking place across the city, the event will give you the lowdown on the latest kiddie trends with a range of fashion shows and local catwalk stars, as well as a sneak preview of next season’s fashion scene.
Free. Daily 5pm-10pm, until July 31. Deira City Centre, www.dubaievents.com.

Blue and white walkways have been installed in more places

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HiU messenger is available for download for Etisalat customers

Get deals at restaurants including Zheng He’s and Palace Downtown

You’ll also get discounts at spas, bars and restaurants

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