Sport events this week in Dubai

What to watch and where to get on the pitch and play

Our picks of the week

1Try coastal rowing around the Palm
See Mon 9.

2 Build up your strength with RIP60 at MMA Fitness
See Fri 6.

3 Join a new outdoor cricket league with Duplays
See Mon 9.

4 Check out the new Gold’s Gym at Ibn Battuta Gate
See Thu 5.

5 Get discounts on your golf this summer with Meydan
See Fri 6.

Wednesday 4

F.I.T touch rugby
Play mixed touch rugby this summer. The new league at Duplays is open to all. Register online to get involved.
Dhs450 per person, Dhs2,700 per team. Wed 8.30pm-10.30pm. Until July 9. GEMS World Academy Dubai, Al Barsha, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Duplays over 35s veterans football league
This new men’s league is underway. Pay before you pay and sign up online.
Dhs500 per individual, Dhs3,500 for a team. 7pm-9pm. Until June 25. Dubai American Academy, Al Barsha, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Functional fitness circuits
Start your day with this hard-hitting 45- minute workout to build muscle and stamina.
Dhs40 for members, Dhs50 for non-members. Wed 7.30am-8.30am. Multi Club, Shatha Tower, Dubai Media City, www.multiclub.ae (04 452 3388).

Thursday 5

Gold’s Gym Ibn Battuta Gate
Gold’s Gym has opened in Ibn Battuta Gate. The 20,000 sq ft facility offers robotic parking and is open to all. The high-tech centre has fitness and wellbeing classes including body combat, body pump, yoga and an indoor cycling studio.
Sat-Thu 6am-11pm, Fri 9am-10pm. Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel, www.goldsgym.ae (800 46537).

Friday 6

Get the Meydan golf ‘wildcard’
This deal allows golfers unlimited play at the floodlit course and discounts at Meydan Hotel properties including Meydan Beach Club and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa.
To apply email info@meydangolf.com. From Dhs1,500 standard monthly rate. Daily 6am-11pm. Until September 30. Meydan Golf, Nad Al Sheba, www.facebook.com/thetrackmeydangolfclub (04 381 3733).

RIP60 at MMA Fitness, TECOM
Swing into action with this fun-sounding suspension-rope workout.
Free for members. Dhs100 for non members. Fri 9am-10am. Ongoing. MMA Fitness Centre, TECOM, www.mmafitcentre.com (04 367 5077).

Saturday 7

Coastal rowing
Hit the water and try coastal rowing in sea-faring boats that are easy to row. Classes are held at flexible times. Call ahead to book.
Dhs200 per hour, Dhs700 quarterly. Daily 5am-8pm. Ongoing. Monty’s Rowing School, Riva Beach Club, Building 7- 8, Shoreline Apartments, Palm Jumeirah, www.montysrowingschool.com (050 738 0910).

The Cycle Hub beginners morning rides
Get on your bike and join an early morning group ride.
To join, email Carl@thecyclehub.com. Free. 6am. Ongoing. Al Qudra cycle track, Al Qudra Road, near Arabian Ranches, www.thecyclehub.com (04 425 6555).

Free padel tennis trials
Sign up for a free trial of padel tennis. Padel is a mix of tennis and squash and it is played in a doubles format. Call ahead to book.
Free trial. Sat 10.30am. Ongoing. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, www.realracquetacademy.com (04 380 5424).

Olympic lifting
This class is suitable for all abilities and sizes and classes are kept to a maximum of four. Call to register.
Free for members. Dhs90 for non-members day pass. Sat 11am. Ongoing. FAST Athletic Club, City Tower 2 Car Park, 6th Floor, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.trainwithfast.com (04 880 0977).

Sunday 8

Indoor bootcamp at Miraman Health Club
This intensive class involves a mix of cardio, weights and circuit training. Call in advance to book your spot.
Dhs50 for members, Dhs75 for non-members. Sun, Thu 5pm-6pm. Ongoing. Miraman Health Club, Al Quoz, www.miraman.ae (04 338 9148).

Monday 9

Outdoor cricket league
Bowl, bat or field with the outdoor cricket league, care of Duplays.
Dhs8,500 per team, Dhs850 per person. Mon-Wed 7.30pm-10pm. Until July 20. Dubai Modern High School, Nad Al Sheba, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

MetaFit at Smart Fitness
Boost your metabolism with this 30- minute workout. The class combines weights and interval training.
Free for members. Dhs50 for non-members. Mon, Wed 6.30pm, Fri 10.30am. Ongoing. Smart Fitness Training Centre, HDS Business Centre, Cluster M, JLT, www.smartfitness.ae (04 438 5055).

Tuesday 10

Boxing circuit classes at Round 10
Build up your skills and stamina in this intensive boxing class.
Dhs80 for members, Dhs100 for non-members. Tue 6pm. Ongoing. Round 10 Boxing, Al Quoz, www.round10boxing.com (04 338 0101).

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