Sport events this week in Dubai

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

Our picks of the week

1 Get moving with Jazzercise at the Crowne Plaze
See Mon 11.

2 Get a free trial of Flywheel
See Tue 12.

3 Join the Dubai Runners
See Wed 6.

4 Free boot camp at Fit Republik
See Tue 12.

5 Try a cycling, frisbee and yoga work out
See Sat 9.

Wednesday 6

Dubai Runners Run at Marina Walk
Join the Dubai Runners for an evening run, walk or jog around the Marina. The course is approximately 4km, with the first 500m run as a group, after which you can go at your own pace.
RSVP online to join the group. Meeting place disclosed on registration. Free. 7pm. Ongoing. Dubai Marina, www.meetup.com/gardens-discovery-gardens-decc-runners (no number).

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 five 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. www.urbanenergyfitness.com (055 886 9158).

Thursday 7

Saris Summer Sticky Loop Ride 2014
Saddle up for this new endurance night ride. The course involves a 206km or 121km circuit around the Al Qudra cycle track. Cyclists will ride through the night in bunch formation finishing at around 5am. A support vehicle will be in attendance throughout the event and participants will be treated to a post-cycle cooked breakfast.
Dhs195. 9.30pm. Al Qudra cycle track, Al Qudra Road, near Arabian Ranches, www.premieronline.com (050 105 7845).

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, www.alnasrll.com (04 337 1234).

Friday 8

Free MMA Trial at Team Nogueira
Try mixed martial arts with experienced coach Bruno Machado, with a free trial for newbies.
Free. 6am-10pm. Team Nogueira Dubai, 4th Street, Al Quoz, www.teamnogueiradubai.com (04 338 8967).

Saturday 9

Xycling, Xtreme Frisbee and Xtreme Yoga
Sign up for this unique group workout, which involves cycling, frisbee and ends with yoga on the beach. RSVP online to confirm attendance.
Dhs30. 4.30pm. Meet at Byky station outside Dubai Marina Mall, www.meetup.com/xninjutsu (no number).

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, www.miraman.ae (04 338 9148).

Sunday 10

Parent and child swim class at AISS
Learn how to swim with your child at this dedicated learning facility. The pool is temperature-controlled and has no deep end for a safe swimming environment.
Dhs100. Daily 9.30am-9pm. AISS Swim Time Centre, Al Quoz, www.aiss.ae (04 321 1848).

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, www.dubaisportsworld.ae (04 360 3664).

Monday 11

Jazzercise at Crowne Plaza Fitness Health Club
Try out the new Jazzercise class combining aerobics, kick boxing, dance and Pilates to Top 40 chart hits.
Dhs45 per session, or Dhs250 for a set of 10. Sun, Mon, Tue and Wed 7pm-8pm. Ongoing. Crowne Fitness Health Club, Crowne Plaza Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.crowneplaza.com/dubai (04 305 6600).

Tuesday 12

Try Flywheel indoor cycling
If you like spinning, take your cycling workout to another level with Flywheel. The intense sessions last 45 or 60 minutes and include climbs and descents, while working arms with weighted bars. The first session is free to try out.
First session free, Dhs110 per session thereafter. 6.30am-midday and 4.30pm-8.30pm. Sun-Thu, www.dubai.flywheelsports.com (04 423 2544).

Free bootcamp
Beat the mid-summer slump and sign up for a free boot camp with Fit Republik. Classes are open to all abilities, and children over eight years old can also take part. Spaces are limited so it’s best to call in advance to reserve your place.
Free. Tue, Wed, Sun, 11.30am for children and adults, 6pm adults only. Until mid-September. Fit Republik, Dubai Sports City, off Mohammed bin Zayed Road www.fitrepublik.com (052 742 4555).

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