Best sport events in Dubai

Watersports, five-a-side football, discount golf and more

Wednesday 5

Circuit training
Embark on a circuit training session using machine and aerobic equipment. Get a discount if you buy a package of five lessons, or bring a friend with you.
Dhs75 for 30 minutes, Dhs100 for 60 minutes. Until September 31. Spa Zen & Health Club, Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0000).

Mirdif Mania five-a-side
Join an indoor five-a-side league for men. Play is already underway, but teams can absorb you at their discretion.
Dhs580 individual, Dhs2,900 team. Wed 7.30pm-9.30pm. Until July 17. Dubai Modern Education School, Mirdif, (04 447 2394).

Revolution Nights
Revolution Cycles heads out onto the Club Circuit for cycling, jogging, rollerblading and walking.
Free. Wed 6pm-9pm. Ongoing. Dubai Autodrome, Motor City (04 369 7441).

Work out at a new fitness class
The Stables Fitness Centre offers a range of classes, including tae bo.
From Dhs60 per class. Ongoing. The Stables Fitness Centre, Desert Palm, Al Awir Road (04 602 9300).

Thursday 6

Hire a boat at Dubai Marina Yacht Club
Choose from trips around the marina, Atlantis and the Burj Al Arab on the 13-metre yacht. Rates include refreshments and room for 14 guests.
From Dhs2,200 for two hours. Ongoing. Dubai Marina Yacht Club (04 362 7900).

Summer gym membership deals Fit Lab
Treat yourself to summer membership at the newly-refurbished gym.
Dhs750 per month. Until September 30. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club (04 295 6000).

Friday 7

Do an Ultimate Snorkel
Swim inside The Ambassador Lagoon, home to 65,000 marine animals including enormous rays, sharks, wrasse and many more.
Dhs225 per person (including snorkel and mask to take home). Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 0000).

Get fit and win free training
Sign up for 20 personal training sessions before September 30, and for every kilogram you lose you will get one free session; for every 1.2 percent of muscle gained you will get two free sessions.
Dhs2,600. Until September 30. Fitness Centre, The Address Downtown Dubai (04 436 8888).

Go on an outdoor adventure
Absolute Adventure can help you organise different activities, including 4x4 excursions across the UAE.
From Dhs367 per person. Ongoing. Absolute Adventure (04 345 9900).

Saturday 8

Become a watersports pro at Watercooled
This centre offers courses in sporting disciplines including kitesurfing, sailing, windsurfing and powerboating.
From Dhs580 for an introduction to kitesurfing. Ongoing. JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, (04 887 6771).

The Grill
Time Out columnist Tom Bushell forms part of the sporting panel on Dubai Eye’s live sports show, broadcast from Barasti every Saturday.
Free. 5pm-8pm. Ongoing. Barasti, (04 399 3333).

Go paddleboarding at Riva Beach Club
Surf School UAE offers stand-up paddleboarding lessons and board hire. Board rental Dhs85, express lesson Dhs125, group lesson Dhs150.
Ongoing. Surf School UAE, Riva Beach Club, (04 379 1998).

Sunday 9

Dynamite Divas basketball league
This all-female recreational basketball league is open to players of all skill levels.
Dhs575 individual, Dhs3,400 team. Sun 7.30pm-9.30pm. Until July 21. Jumeira Baccalaureate School, Jumeirah, (04 447 2394).

Try a different bootcamp
Push your body to the limit with Pinnacle Performance’s sessions available at different locations, every day of the week except Saturdays.
Dhs75 per session, Dhs450 for eight. From 6am, JBR Beach (050 946 7298).

Monday 10

Play golf for Dhs100
Perfect for new golfers on a budget, or those who fancy an early-morning game before work, The Track is offering nine holes between 6.30am and 4pm Sunday to Thursday at an unbeatable rate.
Dhs100. Sun-Thu 6.30am-4pm. Until June 30. The Track, Meydan Golf, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3733).

Try an MMA class at Pride Fitness Center
These sessions combine techniques from muay Thai, western boxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, wrestling and more. There are also supercore women’s-only strength and conditioning classes.
MMA Dhs80, supercore Dhs100 per class, packages available. MMA Mon and Wed 8pm-9.30pm. Ongoing. The Curve Building, Al Quoz (055 663 2124).

Tuesday 11

De-stress with cardio boxing
Take your frustration out on the pads with weekly classes.
From Dhs40 introductory class, Dhs60 single class. 8.30am. Ongoing. Palm Jumeirah Park, (055 886 9158).

Mirdif volleyball league
Play in a recreational league for men and women.
Dhs550 individual, Dhs3,300 team. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Until July 16. Dubai Modern Education School, Mirdif, (04 447 2394).

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