Play sport in Dubai

Hit ladies' night at Wild Wadi or go horseriding at night

Wednesday 18

Softball league
Join the Sandlot III softball league, which runs for eight more weeks.
Dhs360 individual, Dhs3,240 team. 7pm-10pm. Until September 5. Metropolitan Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 447 2394).

Thursday 19

Dubai Chamber Action 8s Cricket Cup
Play in Dubai Chamber’s competitive cricket league.
Dhs350 individual, Dhs2,800 team. 7pm-1am. Until August 2. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, (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, (04 348 4444).

Friday 20

Go horseriding at night
Throughout summer, Mushrif Equestrian Centre is running 90-minute evening desert rides for riders of all abilities. Try it out today, or build confidence with lessons at the centre.
90-minute desert ride Dhs300 per person, lessons Dhs450 for four 30-minute beginner sessions. Mushrif Equestrian and Polo Club, Mushrif Park, Mirdif (04 257 1256).

Saturday 21

Mini Super 8s IV cricket league
A short outdoor sports league that’s open to adults of all skill levels.
Dhs350 individual, Dhs2,800 team. 8pm-11.30pm. Until August 11. Dubai Modern High School, Nad Al Sheba, (04 447 2394).

Sunday 22

Deals at Dubai Creek Golf Club
Get discounts on one-month unlimited driving range and par 3 access, and summer lessons at lower rates until the end of September.
From Dhs695 for unlimited par 3 and driving range access. Until September 30. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira, (04 380 1234).

Premier 7s (Division 1) football league
Join this competitive seven-a-side men’s football league to keep fit and active throughout summer.
Dhs500 individual, Dhs3,750 team. 7pm-11pm. Until September 11. Dubai American Academy, Barsha, (04 447 2394).

Monday 23

Dubai Sports World’s Ramadan 5s football league
This league starts today and runs for two consecutive Mondays, with 16 teams battling it out.
Dhs150 individual, Dhs1,000 team. 9pm-midnight. Until July 30. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 447 2394).

‘Goals’ football league
A five-a-side men’s recreational league. 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, (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 24

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, (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, (04 447 2394).

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