Nad Al Sheba group ride
Join ex-professional cyclist Vitor Carvalho for a ride at Nad Al Sheba Cycle Park, with an average pace of 24-26km.
Free. Wed from 6.30pm for 50km. Nad Al Sheba Cycle Park, Nad Al Sheba, www.facebook.com/ridebikeshop, firstname.lastname@example.org (052 904 0031).
Try an HIIT class at Dubai Ladies Club
High Intensity Interval Training sessions are now held at the Dubai Ladies Club, with classes at varying times on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday every week.
Dhs50. Wed from 6.05pm. Ladies only. Wellness Centre, Dubai Ladies Club, Jumeirah (04 349 9922).
Do a new indoor bootcamp
Ultimate Fitness Services holds weekly circuit training-style bootcamps on Mondays and Wednesday at its Media City gym.
From Dhs200. Ongoing. 39th floor, Concord Tower, Dubai Media City, www.ufs.ae (04 399 1313).
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).
This pay-per-play league is open to all skill levels, with attendees playing in a doubles format.
Dhs60 per session. 5pm-7pm. Until November 15. Collegiate American School, Umm Suqeim, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).
Spinneys Build Up Ride 1
Start preparing for the Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge with this first build-up ride, covering a distance of 30km. There will four build-up rides in total before the big day in December.
Dhs180, Dhs550 for all build-up rides and cycle challenge. From 6am. Nad Al Sheba Cycle Park, Nad Al Sheba, www.premiermarathons.com (050 680 4528).
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).
See a mermaid show
See talented swimmers dressed as mermaids join the sharks and fish of Dubai Aquarium for an eye-catching show.
Free. Daily except Sun and Wed, 5pm, 7pm and 9pm. Until September 7. The Dubai Mall (04 448 5200).
Hire skates for a disco-skating session on Fridays and Saturdays from 9.45pm and weekdays from 10pm, with a DJ spinning hip-hop, R&B and more.
Dhs80. From 9.45pm. The Dubai Mall (04 448 5111).
Muay Thai fighters class
Fight your way fit with Muay Thai, a style of kickboxing that incorporates strikes using various methods involving 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).
Join a new volleyball league
The Life’s a Beach league features three different levels of play, with Mondays open to players who know the basics, but are relatively new to the game, Tuesday for competitive players and Wednesday for those who have played before and enjoy the odd competitive rally, but are more in it for the socialising.
Dhs550 individual, Dhs3,500 team. 8pm-11pm. Until November 11. Barasti Beach, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi, Dubai Marina, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).
Night rides at Al Qudra
Join Probike’s Monday night rides, which are currently a short but sweet 36km or 45km out-and-back ride along the Al Qudra cycle track, with a pace of between 26-28kmph – though there are two groups, one slow and one fast. In time, as the rides grow, groups will be formed to ride at different speeds.
Free. Starts 6.40pm. Al Qudra Cycle Track, Al Qudra Road, www.facebook.com/probikeshop (04 325 5705).
Ultimate frisbee league
Join the Ultimate Warriors league for a fun, inclusive game of Ultimate Frisbee. There are no referees or umpires – it’s left to the players to resolve any disputes.
Dhs450 individual, Dhs3,200 team. 7.30pm-9.30pm. Until November 11. Emirates International School, Umm Suqeim, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).
Flag football league
Back by popular demand, the Duplays seven-a-side American flag football league gets underway.
Dhs400 individual, Dhs3,000 team. 7.30pm-10.30pm. Until October 29. Dubai Softball Fields, Business Bay, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).
Test yourself against the ‘ultimate’ circuit
High-intensity interval training meets circuit training at this new group class, which claims to guarantee results in record time.
First class free, Dhs50 per session. Mon-Fri 6.45pm, Sat 11am. HM Fitness, Dubai Bowling Centre, Meydan Road, www.hiit.ae (050 459 9652).