Where to play sport in Dubai

Get involved with softball, cricket, kickboxing and more

Wednesday 4

Softball league
Join the Sandlot III softball league, which starts today and runs for ten weeks.
Dhs360 individual, Dhs3,240 team. 7pm-10pm.Until September 5. Metropolitan Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Thursday 5

Dubai Chamber Action 8s Cricket Cup
Teams play over six weeks in this competitive men’s league.
Dhs350 individual, Dhs2,800 team. 7pm-1am. Until August 2. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, dsw@duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Dubai Chamber Football 5s Cup
This men’s league features 24 teams and runs for six weeks, with timings changing during Ramadan.
Dhs250 individual, Dhs1,750 team. 7pm-1am. Until August 2. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, dsw@duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Ladies’ nights at Wild Wadi
Every Thursday and Friday evening until Ramadan and every Thursday evening during the Holy Month, women (and boys aged under nine) will have the run of the park.
Dhs205. Thu-Fri 8pm-1am. Until August 31. Wild Wadi, Umm Suqeim, www.jumeirah.com (04 348 4444).

Friday 6

Dubai Sports World
For the second year running, Dubai Sports World hosts indoor sports and leisure activities for sports enthusiasts, including football leagues, rugby tournaments, basketball and cricket matches, American football, futsal, volleyball, tennis, fitness areas, billiards, a skate park, table tennis and more.
Free entry, court rental from Dhs200, classes from Dhs50. 8am-midnight. Until August 31. Dubai World Trade Centre, www.dubaisportsworld.ae (04 306 4000).

Saturday 7

Deals at Dubai Creek Golf Club
Summer offers start now at this championship course. Get discounts on one-month unlimited driving range and par 3 access, and summer lessons for less.
From Dhs695 for unlimited par 3 and driving range access. Until September 30. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira, golfbooking@dubaigolf.com (04 380 1234).

Sunday 8

Beat-the-heat golf rates at The Montgomerie
Weekday rates go down as the mercury goes up at this golf course, with a range of great-value rates available until the end of September.
Dhs200 per round per player. Until September 30. The Address Montgomerie Dubai, Emirates Hills (04 390 5600).

Premier 7s (Division 1) football league
Join this competitive seven-a-side men’s football league.
Dhs500 individual, Dhs3,750 team. 7pm-11pm. Until September 11. Dubai American Academy, Barsha, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Monday 9

‘Goals’ football league
This five-a-side men’s recreational league runs for eight weeks. Teams play two matches once a week – if you don’t have a team, you’ll be placed in one. Also on Tuesdays and Sundays.
Dhs400 individual, Dhs2,800 team. 7pm-11pm. Until August 7. Jumeirah Baccalaureate School, Jumeirah, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Kickboxing at Dubai Ladies Club
Karina Benseman, a former representative of women’s boxing in New Zealand, teaches Muay Thai kickboxing techniques from a fighter’s perspective.
Dhs50 (non members), Dhs40 (DLC members). From 11am. Ongoing. The Wellness Centre, Dubai Ladies Club (04 349 9922).

Tuesday 10

Athletics coaching
Professional track and field instructors offer coaching sessions to athletes of all ages, running throughout the summer. Also on Sundays 5.30pm-6.30pm.
Dhs40. 5.30pm-6.30pm. Ongoing. Dubai American Academy, Barsha, dubairacenight@gmail.com (050 225 7024).

Group golf coaching
This summer night school is a great place for beginner and intermediate golfers to hone their skills. Classes are an hour long and take place twice a week. Also on Thursdays.
Dhs1,295. 7pm-8pm. Until July 5. Emirates Golf Club, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

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