Sport events this week in Dubai

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

Our picks of the week

1 Perfect your abs with the 300 Workout
See Sun 22.

2 Ladies, play indoor five-a-side footie
See Mon 23

3 Get fit and party with Sunrise Nation
See Tue 24.

4 Watch world-class water polo
See Wed 18.

5 Break a world record with boxer David Haye
See Sat 21.

Wednesday 18

FINA Men’s Water Polo World League
Watch the top eight international water polo teams play for the world title.
From Dhs20. 2.30pm-8pm. Until June 21. Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Sports Complex, off Dubai Bypass Road (E611), www.fina.org (04 264 8717).

Thursday 19

Sign up for intensive swimming classes at Swim Time
This new learning centre in Al Quoz features a temperature-controlled indoor pool designed for teaching. Intensive classes involve a daily 30-minute class.
Course begins Sunday June 29. Call to book your place in advance. Dhs500 per week. Daily 8am-6pm. Until September 1. Swim Time, Al Quoz, www.aiss.ae (04 321 1848).

Get three months’ gym membership for the price of two at Optimal Fitness
When you purchase the OptimalBlack two- month membership package, you’ll get a third month free.
Dhs795. Mon-Wed 6am-10pm, Thu 6am-8pm, Fri-Sat 7.30am-8pm, Sun 6am-10pm. Until July 31 Optimal Fitness, Studio City, www.optimalfitness.ae (04 457 2048).

Friday 20

Try X FIT at Knowledge Village
Intensify your workout with the X FIT programme at Fitness First. The sessions take place in a purpose-built, high-intensity studio.
Dhs249 for members, Dhs599 for non-members. Daily 6am-10pm. Fitness First, Knowledge Village, Al Sufouh, www.fitnessfirstme.com/xfit (04 429 8744).

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

Saturday 21

David Haye world record attempt
If you want to be a record breaker join the British boxer as he stages what could be the world’s biggest boxing class. Sign up online to be a part of it.
Dhs30, proceeds go to charity. 11am. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Downtown Dubai, www.dubaisportsworld.ae (04 306 4000).

Sunday 22

Women’s Basketball Summer League
Aimed at competitive players, the league will be limited to six teams so that games can be played between 7.30pm-10.30pm to cater for any players fasting throughout Ramadan. Register your team online.
From Dhs360 per person. Sun 7.30pm-10.30pm. Until July 27. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

The Tribal 300 Workout at TribeFit
Want impeccable pecs and killer abs? Then challenge yourself to the 300 Workout. If you complete the challenge you could win a free personal training session. Call to register participation.
Free for members and non-members. 7pm-8pm and 8pm-9pm. TribeFit, Silverene Tower, Dubai Marina, www.tribefit.com (800 87423).

Monday 23

Women’s indoor football
Women’s football kicks off for the summer at Dubai Sports World, with a new recreational five-a-side women’s only league.
From Dhs360 per person. Dhs2,430 per team. Sun-Mon 8pm-11pm. Until July 28. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Downtown Dubai, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Sno-robics at Ski Dubai
These classes raises your heartbeat in sub-zero temperatures with high- intensity circuit training. Register online to participate.
Dhs90 or Dhs1,000 for 12 sessions over the month. Ski Dubai, Sun, Tue and Thu 7.30am and 9am. Ongoing. Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.skidxb.com (04 409 4090).

Tuesday 24

Sunrise Nation
Combine partying with fitness at this fun pre-work fitness party. The event features yoga, Pilates, tribal house music, trampolining and hula hooping.
To attend, email mornings@sunrise-nation.com. Free. 6am-9am. A4 Studio, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, www.facebook.com/sunrisenation (no number).

Sign up now for Camp Rage
This summer camp is open to skateboarders and BMXers of all ages and abilities. Classes will be taught by international professionals. Sign up in advance to get involved. From Dhs999 for five days, including daily two-hour lessons and entry to the park.
Skate lessons June 30-July 18. BMX lessons July 20-August 8. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Downtown Dubai, (055 632 7879).

The beachside dining spot is celebrating international coffee day at its brand-new branch

Feeling the pinch? Fear not. We've got 16 weekend feasts for under Dhs300 for you

Black Coffee and Themba will hit the decks on Friday September 28

You’ll get a complimentary vegetarian dim sum basket on October 1

It's free to take part and no experience is needed

There will be fireworks at La Mer, plus discounts across the city

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