18 top sport events in Dubai

Where to get fit and be active in Dubai this week

Wednesday 26

Dubai Chamber 5s
The men’s Dubai Chamber Ramadan Football 5s Cup will take place over six consecutive Wednesday nights, with two pitches running per night.
Dhs450 individual, Dhs2,250 team. Wed 7.30pm-1am. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.duplays.com (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).

Softball league
The Two Balls & a Strike III league 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 27

Duplays Dubai Summer
Open This squash tournament is the first of seven that will take place during Dubai Sports World, culminating in a grand final for players in three levels: open, A and B.
Dhs150 per person. Thu-Sat 9am-10pm. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

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).

Red Bull King of The Rock UAE 2013
Winners from the first rounds of the basketball competition which were held across the country battle it out in the finals to represent the nation at the world finals at the famous and now defunct Alcatraz prison in the US state of San Francisco.
Free. 8pm-10pm. The Dubai Mall (055 937 1203).

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

Friday 28

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).

WBC World Championship: Dubai Boxing Showdown
Current champion Xiong Zhao Zhong from China and Filipino Denver Cuello Singwangcha battle it out.
Dhs250 (silver), Dhs750 (gold), Dhs12,500 (platinum). Hall 8, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.wbcdubai.com (055 265 8047).

Saturday 29

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).

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).

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 30

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 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 1

Play Ultimate Frisbee
Sign up for a mixed Ultimate Frisbee league.
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 2

Beach volleyball league
The Life’s a Beach III volleyball league 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).

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