Sport events this week in Dubai

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

Our picks of the week

1 Play touch rugby
See Wed 3.

2 Watch the Pinoy Pride boxing
See Fri 5.

3 Free gym day pass at Fitness HQ
See Thu 4.

4 Free boot camp at Fit Republik
See Tue 9.

5 Sign up for Bounce Fit classes
See Sat 6.

Wednesday 3

Touch Rugby League
Join this popular touch rugby league. Teams fill up fast so sign up now to get involved. The league is mixed and two females must be on the pitch at all times, and tries from both males and females are worth one point.
Dhs500 per person, Dhs3,000 per team. Wed 8.30pm-10.30m. Gems World Academy, Al Barsha South, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Dubai Runners at Marina Walk
Join the Dubai Runners for an evening run, walk or jog around the Marina. The course is approximately 4km. 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).

Thursday 4

Street Workouts
Try a new workout that uses your natural environment and calisthenics. To attend sign up online.
Free. 7pm. SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina, www.meetup.com/street-workout-extreme-calisthenics (no number).

Check out new gym Fitness HQ
This new vibrant fitness facility offers members classes in CrossFit, Les Mills suspension and weight training. Free day passes available to download via the Facebook page.
Membership from Dhs395 per month. Open daily, 6am-midnight. Umm Suqeim, www.facebook.com/fitnessHQuae (04 395 0050).

Friday 5

Pinoy Pride 27 – Duel in Dubai
Enjoy a night of Asian boxing as ALA Gym brings some of its best fighters to Dubai for one night. Boxing fans can see the undefeated WBO Intercontinental super bantamweight champion Genesis ‘Azukal’ Servania, junior lightweight Rey ‘Boom Boom’ Bautista and unbeaten King Arthur Villanueva go up against three Latino opponents.
Dhs70-Dhs300. 7pm. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.alaboxing.com (04 311 6300).

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 6

Bounce Fit classes
Try the work-out that’s used by NASA astronauts at this new class at Bounce Middle East. The one-hour class uses trampolines to improve core strength, cardiovascular fitness and muscle tone. Book in advance to participate.
Dhs120. Sun,Tue, Thu 7am-8am, 9am-10am. Bounce Middle East, Al Quoz, www.bounce.ae (04 3211 400).

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 7

Duplays Premier Football 7s
The football season is back so put your boots on and join this competitive league. Sign up online to get involved.
Dhs550 per individual, Dhs3,465 per team. Sun 7pm-11pm. Until October 5. Dubai American Academy, Al Barsha, www.duplays.com (04 47 2394).

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).

Monday 8

Jazzercise at Crowne Plaza Fitness Health Club
Try out the new Jazzercise class combining aerobics, kick boxing, dance and Pilates. First session is complimentary.
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 9

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.
Free first session, Dhs110 per session thereafter. 6.30am-midday and 4.30pm-8.30pm. Sun-Thu, www.dubai.flywheelsports.com (04 423 2544).

Free Boot Camp
Beat the summer slump and sign up for a free boot camp with Fit Republik.
Free. Sun 11.30am for kids and adults, and 6pm adults only. Tue and Wed 11.30am kids and adults, and 6.30pm adults only. September 15. Fit Republik, Sports City, www.fitrepublik.com (052 742 4555).

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