Dubai sport events

Stay active in the summer with these top Dubai sport events

Wednesday 3

Dubai Chamber 5s
The men’s Dubai Chamber Ramadan Football 5s Cup takes place for the next five Wednesday nights. Head down to cheer on the teams.
Free for spectators. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, (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, (04 447 2394).

Thursday 4

Exhibition squash match
Egyptian brothers Mohamed and Marwan Elshorbagy go head-to-head, while some of the top UAE players also compete.
Dhs75 per person. 7pm-11pm. Dubai World Trade Centre, (04 447 2394).

Learn golf for less
Arabian Ranches Golf Club is offering a range of discounts on golf tuition.
Dhs575 non-member, Dhs495 member, Dhs450 kids. Until September 30. Arabian Ranches Golf Club (04 366 0000).

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 5

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 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, cricket and much more.
Prices vary. Until August 21. Dubai World Trade Centre, (04 306 4000).

Saturday 6

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 Airports 9Ball Championship
The first event of its kind, Dubai Airports collaborates with Pro9 for a billiards competition, held at the third exit of Terminal 3 in Dubai International Airport. Today sees the semi-finals, with the finals on Sunday 7. Free. 11am-2pm. Terminal 3, Dubai International Airport (050 784 7479).

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).

Watch the Lions v Wallabies at Girders
Catch the British & Irish Lions action as they play the Wallabies down under. JBR pub Girders will be screening the big match live.
Free entry. From 2pm. Girders, Ocean View Hotel, The Walk, JBR (04 814 5590).

Sunday 7

Check out a glow-in-the-dark mini golf course
A new indoor course offers players the chance to putt their way aro und 18 holes, featuring obstacles such as boulders from Mars.
Dhs75 per person. Ongoing. Tee & Putt, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 357 3290).

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).

Monday 8

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, (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, (800 348 968).

Tuesday 9

Beach volleyball league
The Life’s a Beach III recreational 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, (04 447 2394).

The beachside dining spot is celebrating international coffee day at its brand-new branch

Feeling the pinch? Fear not. We've got 16 weekend feasts for under Dhs300 for you

Black Coffee and Themba will hit the decks on Friday September 28

You’ll get a complimentary vegetarian dim sum basket on October 1

It's free to take part and no experience is needed

There will be fireworks at La Mer, plus discounts across the city


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