Sport events this week in Dubai

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

Our picks of the week

1 Enjoy deals on watersports at Watercooled
See Thu 24.

2 Play volleyball at Barasti
See Mon 28.

3 Join the Reebok Run Club
See Wed 23.

4 Show off your driving skills in an Audi
See Sat 26.

5 Play in the 2014 Dubai Golf Summer Series
See Sat 26.

Wednesday 23

Join the Reebok Run Club
Sign up now for the Reebok Run Club operated by Urban Energy Fitness and get a discount. Book now and pay a deposit by the August 15 and get a 5 percent discount, and if you rope a mate into it too, you get an additional ten percent off your package.
From Dhs1,400 for a three month 5KM/10KM running programme. Dubai Marina. Until August 15. (055 886 9158).

Beach tennis at Kite Beach
Learn how to play this exciting padel game and get fit too.
Dhs80 per court, per hour. Daily 7.30am-10.30am and 5.30pm-7pm. Ongoing. BTME Sports Club, Dubai Kite Beach, Umm Suqeim, (055 268 6090)

Thursday 24

Discounted watersports at Watercooled UAE
Make the most of the last days of this discount. Watersports fans can enjoy 50 percent extra time on all sailing and windsurf hire, 50 percent extra time on private lessons, 20 percent off a sunset boat cruise and ten percent off all block bookings for water-ski and wakeboard tows.
Until July 27. Watercooled UAE, Jebel Ali Golf resort, Jebel Ali, (04 887 6771).

Ice skating coaching
Keep cool with private skating lessons. Classes are suitable for adults and children of all abilities. Call to book a session.
Dhs60 for members Dhs70 for non-members, per hour. Daily. Ongoing. Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha, (04 337 1234).

Friday 25

Work out at Fitness First
Check out the latest Fitness First gym in Al Barsha. The new gym offers new members who sign up during Ramadan a chance to take part in a competition to win a year’s free membership.
Dhs450 per month. Sat-Thu 6am-11pm, Fri 7am- 9pm. Rasis Business Centre, Al Barsha, (800 3486377).

Get deals on membership at Fitness Factory
Sign up during Ramadan and get up to three free personal training sessions thrown in.
Dhs2,500 for annual membership. Sun-Thu 7am-midnight, Fri-Sat 9am-11pm. Until July 27. Fitness Factory, Zen Gardens, Discovery Gardens, (04 447 4844).

Saturday 26

Dubai Golf Summer Series
Fixture two of the series gets underway and the competition is open to all golfers with a valid handicap. The tournament is an individual stableford with full course handicap allowance. Register in advance to participate.
Tournament fee from Dhs125 for members. 1.30pm. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, (04 380 1752).

Audi R8 V10 half day driving course
Put yourself in the hot seat with a course in sports driving with Audi. Participants will have classroom instruction, track and corner analysis, handling, and cornering technique before hitting the tarmac with instructors. Places are limited so sign up in advance.
Dhs2,850. 9am. Dubai Autodrome, Dubai Motor City, (04 367 8700).

Capoeira at Miraman
Discover this explosive Brazilian martial art with experienced tutor Nina Stone.
Dhs75 per session. Mon, Wed and Sat 8.30pm. Ongoing. Miraman Health Club, Al Joud Building, Al Quoz, (04 338 9148).

Sunday 27

California Tennis Academy
Inspired by tennis at this year’s Wimbledon? Then sign up for tennis lessons with certified coaches. Call to book your session.
Dhs250 per person for private classes. Sun-Thu 6pm-8pm. Until August 30. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 360 3664).

Monday 28

Competitive mixed volleyball
For players that are experienced in the game and are looking for a challenge, sign up to be part of this summer league.
Dhs2520 per team. Mon 8pm-10.30pm until August 19. Barasti, Le Meridien Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina, (04 447 2394).

Tuesday 29

Indoor simulator golf
Head inside and try a spot of simulator golf on one of 140 courses from around the world.
Dhs240. Ongoing. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira, (05 250 4666).

Interval Training with Urban Energy Fitness
Runners who want to improve speed and strength can join this outdoor session, which focuses on interval training and drills. Suitable for advanced and new runners. Sign up online in advance to join. This is a good time to start long-term planning your fitness.
Dhs50, payable to instructor. Tue 7pm. Ongoing. Al Barsha Pond Park, Al Barsha, (no number).

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