Sport events this week in Dubai

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

Our picks of the week

1 Try trampoline cardio at Optimal Fitness
See Sat 25.

2 Try the new pole fit class at Warehouse Gym
See Mon 27.

3 Get fit like an athlete at B2B Fitness
See Wed 22.

4 Watch international cricket at Dubai Sports City
See Wed 22.

5 Sign up for the Supporter’s Club Football Tournament
See Fri 24.

Wednesday 22

B2B Transform Dubai bootcamp
Get into shape with this new bootcamp that aims to get you training like an athlete to achieve your fitness goals.
First session free, Dhs80 per session, Dhs700 per month. Mon, Wed, Sat 7pm. Ongoing. Running track inside Dubai Sports City, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, (056 146 1750).

Dubai Camel Racing Festival
Head out to the desert to see one of the oldest sporting traditions in the UAE.
Free. 6.30am-8.30am. Until October 23. Al Marmoum Camel Racetrack, Dubai-Al Ain Road, (055 676 0006).

Pakistan v Australia
Cricket Bilateral Series Get tickets to see these two top international teams play in the first of two test matches.
Dhs350. Until October 26. Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai Sports City, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, (04 425 1111).

Thursday 23

Street workout
Get fit with this unique fitness class. Using your own body weight and traditional exercises such as push ups, this class will help you shape up in a dynamic way.
Free. Sun, Tue, Thu 7pm. Ongoing. Skydive Dubai, Dubai Marina, (052 862 6510).

Wild Wadi Haunted Heights
In time for Halloween, thrill-seekers can experience the first haunted house in a waterpark. Haunted Heights offers a walk-through that tells a story of a revenge-seeking former resident Djinn who’s out to spook the visitors.
Dhs295 (adults), Dhs235 (guests under 1.1m) including single admission to Haunted Heights. 1pm-6pm. Until November 8. Wild Wadi Waterpark, Jumeirah Beach Road, (04 348 4444).

Friday 24

2XU Triathlon Championships
Series Race one of three Sign up for this first race of the series. The triathlon event has three distances – sprint, super-sprint and Olympic. Relay teams are also welcome to enter. Sign up online to enter.
Dhs300 per person. 7am. Al Mamzar Beach, (050 657 5021).

HDS Mini Golf at Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Play 18 holes at a new all-weather miniature golf course. The course is floodlit and has fun themed holes with plenty of obstacles and ramps.
Dhs35 per person for a 45 minute session. Sat-Thu 10am-10pm, Fri 2pm-10pm. HDS Mini Golf, HDS Business Centre, Cluster M, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, (050 924 3456).

The Supporter’s Club Football Tournament
Play the beautiful game and meet fellow supporters in this two-day tournament.
Dhs2,000 per team. 9am-9pm. Until October 26. Jebel Ali Shooting Club, Jebel Ali, (04 447 2394).

Saturday 25

Membership offer at Gold’s Gym Ibn Battuta Gate
Check out the latest high-tech gym in the Gold’s group. New members can enjoy three months free when they sign up for a 12 or 18 month membership.
Dhs3,499 for 12 months. Sun-Thu 6am-11pm Fri 9am-10pm. 11th Floor, Ibn Battuta Gate, (04 277 5465).

Trampoline Cardio at Optimal Fitness
Give your fitness a boost with this bouncy workout. Using individual mini trampolines, this class will improve your balance and aid weight loss. Book in advance to attend.
Dhs80 per session. Sat 10.30am. Ongoing. Optimal Fitness, Dubai Studio City, (04 457 2048).

Sunday 26

Women’s basketball at Duplays
If you have a team or want to start one and play against other competitive women, sign up for this new basketball league. Play is already under way, but teams can absorb you at their discretion.
Dhs3,000 per team. Sun 7pm-10.30pm. Until November 9. Collegiate American School, Umm Suqeim 2, (04 447 2394).

Monday 27

Discover BodyART at Gold’s Gyms
This new fitness trend will be showcased in demonstration classes at Gold’s Gyms. BodyART combines yoga and pilates with TaiQi and Qi Gong for a tough and energising workout. See online for full schedule. Free. Until November 28. Demonstrations will be held at Gold’s Gyms across The UAE, including Al Barsha Mall mixed and ladies club, Al Barsha,, (800-46537).

Tuesday 28

Discover American football at The Rugby Academy
Get your kids to try out American football. The non-contact sessions teach young athletes aged five to nine the basic body movements and skills of the sport in a friendly atmosphere. To register your child email
Dhs485 for eight sessions. Sun and Tue 5.30pm-6.30pm. Ongoing. Rugby Academy, Dubai Sports City, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, (no number).

F.I.T Touch Rugby Men’s leagues
Sign up for the new touch rugby league. Women are also welcome to train on Tuesday nights, but there is no obligation for teams to field them.
Dhs2,700 per team. 8.30pm-10.30pm. Until December 16. Wellington International School, Al Sufouh, (04 472 394).

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