Dubai sport events

Football, softball, volleyball, basketball and more sport to try

Wednesday 10

Dubai Chamber 5s
The men’s Dubai Chamber Ramadan Football 5s Cup takes place for the next four Wednesday nights. Head down to cheer on the teams.
Free for spectators. 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 11

Corporate cricket league
This men’s corporate league is open to companies in any industry and runs for five weeks starting today.
Dhs3,500 team. Fri-Sat 8.30pm-11.30pm. Until August 5. Dubai Modern High School, Nad Al Sheba, 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).

Squash tournament
Take part in this squash tournament, with categories for three different levels of play. At each tournament, two or four players will qualify for the grand final, taking place Thursday August 15 to Saturday 17, with a prize fund of Dhs20,000.
Dhs150 per entrant. Thu-Sat 9am-10pm. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Friday 12

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).

Unlimited golf at Dubai Creek
Pay one fee and get unlimited access to the 18-hole championship course seven days a week, including cart hire, until the end of September. Pass holders also get a 30-minute golf lesson with a PGA-qualified instructor, use of the recently refurbished gym and pool at Fit Lab, unlimited access to the par three course, driving range and practice areas, plus discounts on dining and in the pro shop.
Dhs4,350 per person. Until September 30. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).

Saturday 13

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 offers facilities and leagues for 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 14

Check out a glow-in-the-dark mini golf course
A new indoor course offers players the chance to putt their way around 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, every day except Saturdays.
Dhs75 per session, Dhs450 for eight. From 6am, JBR Beach (050 946 7298).

Monday 15

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 will be on the house.
Ongoing. Fit You, locations across Dubai, www.fityou.ae (800 348 968).

Tuesday 16

Learn golf for less
Arabian Ranches Golf Club is offering discounts on golfing tuition, including a special summer lessons package that includes three 45-minute sessions and a one-month practice pass.
Dhs575 non-member, Dhs495 member. Until September 30. Arabian Ranches Golf Club (04 366 0000).

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