15 sports events this week

Fitness classes, footie tournaments and more

Wednesday 14

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).

Tribe Pole Fitness
As Tribe Fit prepares to introduce pole fitness classes, this session sees the instructor introduce herself and the principles, as well as a demonstration of the techniques involved. Non-members are welcome.
Free. From 7pm. Tribe Fit, Silverene Tower, Dubai Marina (800 87423).

Thursday 15

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).

Swimming lesson deals
Sign up for intensive summer swimming lessons, open to adults and kids at the Media Rotana Hotel.
From Dhs270 for three 30-minute one-on-one lessons, from Dhs126 for three 30-minute group lessons with two other swimmers. Until September 30. Media Rotana Hotel, TECOM (050 505 6546).

Friday 16

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. There’s also a dive option for those with PADI licences.
Dhs225 per person (including snorkel and mask to take home). Ongoing. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 0000).

Rage Hot Tricks Skateboarding and BMX
Beginners, seniors and advanced riders have the chance to showcase their skills and battle it out for prizes. Rails, grind boxes, fun boxes and a mini ramp are just a few of the obstacles that will feature in the competition, with BMX vouchers, custom skateboards and more up for grabs.
Dhs35. Noon-8pm. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre (052 296 6527).

Volkswagen Badminton Competition
This one-day doubles tournament is open to both men and women of all playing abilities.
Dhs150 individual, Dhs200 team. 11am-3pm. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Saturday 17

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).

7DAYS Football Nations Cup
A total of 24 teams will battle it out across four courts in this football tournament. Each team must field a minimum of three players who have the same passport from the country they are representing, with a maximum of seven people per team.
Dhs150 individual, Dhs1,000 team. 10am-4pm. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Sign up for the Dubai Creek Striders half marathon
Registration is now open for the 12th Johnson Arabia Dubai Creek Striders half marathon, which will take place on Friday December 6. It’s a long way off, but now’s the time to train.
Dhs160. From 6.30am. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, www.premiermarathons.com (055 532 1674).

Sunday 18

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 19

Carve a snowman 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 camp for kids.
Snow park access Dhs140 (adults), Dhs130 (kids). Mall of the Emirates (800 386).

Tuesday 20

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).

Muay Thai fighters class
Fight your way fit with muay Thai, a style of kickboxing that incorporates strikes using the hands, feet, knees and elbows.
Dhs100 per session. Sun, Tue, Thu 8pm-9.30pm. Pride Fitness Center, Curve Building, Sheikh Zayed Road (055 663 2124).

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