18 sport events to try

Paddleboarding, skateboarding, kitesurfing and more

Wednesday 19

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).

Softball league
The new Two Balls & a Strike III league starts up today, and is open to mixed teams.
Dhs320 individual, Dhs3,200 team. Wed 7pm-10pm. Until August 7. Metropolitan Hotel, Business Bay, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Thursday 20

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

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 21

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).

Dubai Desert Road Run
This instalment of the run will only consist of a 10km race (the 3km resumes in October).
Dhs80 per person. From 6am. The Sevens Stadium, Dubai to Al Ain Road (E66), www.premiermarathons.com (055 889 4568).

Dubai Sports World 2013
The two-month-long indoor event returns, offering facilities and leagues for all manner of sports, including football, basketball, rugby, running, tennis, bootcamp, BMX, yoga, volleyball, cricket and much more.
Prices vary. Until August 21. Dubai World Trade Centre, www.dubaisportsworld.ae (04 306 4000).

International Go Skateboarding Day
Celebrate International Go Skateboarding Day, as Rage showcases the Middle East’s most talented skateboarders, and offers free lessons for first-timers.
Free. 10am-8pm. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre (055 632 8454).

Saturday 22

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).

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, www.surfschooluae.com (04 379 1998).

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, thegrill@arnonline.com (04 399 3333).

Sunday 23

Try a different bootcamp
Push your body to the limit with Pinnacle Performance’s sessions, which take place across Dubai every day except Saturdays.
Dhs75 per session, Dhs450 for eight. From 6am, JBR Beach (050 946 7298).

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).

Monday 24

Basketball league
The men’s summer recreational league Air Jam III is underway.
Dhs575 individual, Dhs3,400 team. 7pm-10.30pm. Until August 5. Dubai International Academy, Emirates Living, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Play Ultimate Frisbee
Sign up for Ultimate Warriors III, a new Ultimate Frisbee league for mixed teams of men and women.
Dhs50 per session, Dhs400 for ten sessions. Mon 7.30pm-9.30pm. Until August 12. Gems World Academy DXB, Al Barsha, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Refer friends and get free training
Refer four or more friends to mobile personal training company Fit You and your next package of ten sessions is on the house.
Ongoing. Fit You, locations across Dubai, www.fityou.ae (800 348 968).

Tuesday 25

Beach volleyball league
The Life’s a Beach III beach volleyball league tips off today, and is open to mixed teams.
Dhs400 per person, Dhs2,800 team. Tue-Wed 7.30pm-10.30pm. Until August 14. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi, Dubai Marina, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

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, www.watercooleddubai.com (04 887 6771).

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