Our picks of the week
1 Watch the Jiu Jitsu Open at Al Wasl Sports Club
See Fri 19.
2 Sign up for the Saris Summer Cycling Challenge
See Fri 19.
3 Get your kids golfing with Dubai Golf
See Sun 21.
4 Sign up for a new ladies’ basketball league
See Sun 21.
5 Try a calisthenics workout
See Thu 18.
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).
Women who are new to the sport can get coaching and advice to perfect their putting and develop their drive at Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. Packages are subject to availability and must be booked in advance.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Dhs1,200 per person including full equipment hire. Daily 6am-11pm. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills and Dubai Creek Golf Academy, Deira, www.dubaigolf.com (04 295 6000).
Try a new workout that uses your natural environment and calisthenics. To attend, sign up online.
Free. 7pm. Ongoing. SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina, www.meetup.com/street-workout-extreme-calisthenics (no number).
Dubai Jiu-Jitsu Open Cup 2014
Martial arts fans and practitioners can watch the nation’s most skilled Jiu-Jitsu martial artists grapple with each other for the title cup.
Free. 2pm. Until Saturday September 20. Al Wasl Sports Club, Oud Metha, www.uaejj.com (02 333 6111).
Free MMA Trial at Team Nogueira
Try mixed martial arts classes with experienced professional coach Bruno Machado. This martial arts centre is offering a free trial for newbies.
Free. 6am-10pm. Team Nogueira Dubai, 4th Street, Al Quoz, www.teamnogueiradubai.com (04 338 8967).
Saris Summer Cycling Challenge 2014
Cyclists of all levels can take part in this evening race. There are five races with distances varying from 50km-210km, and all riders will be treated to a barbecue after the race.
Dhs195. 6pm. Al Qudra Cycle Course, Al Qudra Road, www.premieronline.com (050 105 7845).
Bounce Fit classes
Try the work-out that’s used by NASA astronauts at this new class at Bounce. 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, Al Quoz, www.bounce.ae (04 3211 400).
Dubai Golf Junior Sessions
The Dubai Golf junior development programme at Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club starts a new term. The course is designed for youngsters aged four to 17. To secure a place for your child, email email@example.com. From Dhs875 for an eight-week course, including all equipment hire if required.
Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira, www.dubaigolf.com (04 417 9999).
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).
If you have a team or want to start one and play against other competitive women, sign up for this new women’s basketball league.
Dhs3,000 per team. Sun 7pm-10.30pm. Until November 9. Collegiate American School, Umm Suqeim 2, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).
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).
Try Flywheel indoor cycling
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. Don’t fancy the bike? You can also try yoga-dance-aerobics workout Flybarre.
Free first session, Dhs110 per session thereafter. Sun-Thu 6.30am-noon, 4.30pm-8.30pm. Burj Views, Downtown Dubai (04 423 2544).