15 sports events to try this week

A one-off squash tournament, plus corporate football and volleyball contests

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Wednesday 24

Basketball league
Join the Dynamite Divas III Ramadan basketball league, open exclusively to the fairer gender. Play is already under way, but teams can absorb you at their discretion.
Dhs250 individual, Dhs1,500 team. 8pm-10pm. Until August 7. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

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).

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).

Thursday 25

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 26

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).

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).

Ride Club Challenge
Race on programmable CycleOps I400 PRO indoor bikes every Friday. The aim is to cover the greatest distance during a set amount of time. There are prizes handed out after each race and winners qualify for the final where there’s the chance to win a CycleOps trainer worth Dhs6,900.
Dhs50 per person. From 5pm. Until August 9. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre (052 904 0031).

Saturday 27

Check out new rides at Sega Republic
The indoor theme park has had a complete makeover, with new rides including Xyclone, Robotnik, Lazeraze and bumper cars, plus a new entrance.
From Dhs15-30. Ongoing. Sega Republic, The Dubai Mall (04 448 8484).

Corporate football tournament
This competitive men’s event is open to teams from all companies in all areas of business. Pull together a group of seven colleagues and have your HR department sign you up for the one-day competition, with the chance to win prizes.
Dhs1,500 team. 8pm-midnight. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Corporate volleyball tournament
This competitive one-day event is open to mixed teams from companies in all areas of business.
Dhs1,500 team. 8pm-midnight. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Sunday 28

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 equipment.
Dhs4,350 per person. Until September 30. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira (04 295 6000).

Monday 29

Play golf for just Dhs100
The Track’s June golf deal was so popular, it has been extended for another month and will now run until the end of July. Play nine holes between 6.30am and 4pm, Sunday to Thursday, at a discounted rate.
Dhs100 per person. Ongoing. Meydan Golf, Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3733).

Do snowman carving and play games at Ski Dubai
Stay cool with a day of snowman carving (and dressing) and snowball target practice in the snow park. There’s also a Ramadan camp for kids.
Snow park access Dhs140 (adults), Dhs130 (kids). Mall of the Emirates (800 386).

Tuesday 30

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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