13 sports events in Dubai this week

Join the Dubai Ice Skating Company, Snowrobics and more

Our picks of the week

1 Ladies sign up for a 6km fun run at TribeFit
See Fri 6.

2 Get a free week’s training at Ignite Fitness
See Wed 4.

3 Play mixed seven-a-side football with Duplays
See Fri 6.

4 Check out beach sport at JBR
See Sun 8.

5 Watch ice hockey at Al Nasr Leisure land
See Tue 10.

Wednesday 4

Free birthdays at Aquaventure
Get free entry to Atlantis The Palm’s Aquaventure waterpark on your birthday. This new offer is open to all guests, residents and tourists, all you have to do is register your details online.
Free. Until February 29, 2016. Aquaventure, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.aquaventurebirthday.com (04 426 1000).

Dubai International Boat Show
Marine enthusiasts can experience the latest in nautical technology and design at this event. There will be an array of yachts and super-yachts as well as fishing and sailing equipment on show, plus expert talks. Register online to attend.
Free to attend. Daily 3pm-9.30pm. Until March 7. Dubai International Marine Club, Dubai Marina, www.boatshowdubai.com (04 308 6430).

Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series
Head to Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club to watch some of the best local and international polo players compete for the prestigious Gold Cup. Pack a picnic for the lawns or enjoy the hospitality in the club house.
Dhs150. Daily noon. Until March 13. Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, Arabian Ranches. www.timeouttickets.com

Five weeks for the price of four at Ignite Fitness
Sign up for four weeks of fitness classes at Ignite Fitness this month and enjoy your fifth week for free. Try military bootcamp, circuits, yoga and more.
From Dhs240 for five sessions of Circuits. 7am-7pm. Until April 3. Various locations including Palm Jumeirah, www.ignite-wellness.com (04 456 2482).

Thursday 5

Run for Harrison’s Fund
Dubai’s athletes and fitness fans are encouraged to run, cycle or row a combined total of 7,415 km (the distance from Dubai to Cobham, England) to help raise funds for a Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy charity in the UK. Call to register.
Free to participate. Donations can be made through Just Giving, www.justgiving.com/phillip-robson3. 9am. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.rotanatimes.com (04 312 255).

Friday 6

International Women’s Day Fun Run
Get involved with TribeFit’s 6km fun run and help raise funds for Breast Cancer Arabia. Participants could win a one month membership with the gym.
Non-members are welcome. Call to participate. Dhs50. 8am. TribeFit, Silverene Tower, Dubai Marina, www.tribefit.com (800 87 423).

Mixed seven-a-side football
This league returns for a new season, following the success of the first. Each side must have at least two women on the field at any one time, and if you don’t have a team, you can sign up as an individual and Duplays will place you with one.
Dhs400 per person. Sat 7pm-8pm. Until April 11. Dubai American Academy, Al Barsha, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Saturday 7

Join the Dubai Ice Skating Academy
Want to improve your blade skills, or learn to dance on ice? Sign up for the weSkate programme designed for beginners and the advanced.
From Dhs800 for seven weeks, one lesson per week, plus Dhs80 membership fee. Mon-Sat 9.45am-6.15pm. Ongoing. Dubai Ice Rink, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.dubaiicerink.com (800 382 246 255).

Sunday 8

BULA & WFDF World Championships of Beach Ultimate
Watch this exciting new beach sport tournament – a hybrid of football, American football, and basketball, but played with a flying disc. At this international tournament 25 countries will be represented.
Free. Sun 2pm-5.30pm, Mon-Fri 8am-6pm. Until March 13. JBR Beach, www.wcbu2015.org (no number).

Snowrobics at Ski Dubai
Join the coolest aerobics class in the city at Ski Dubai. This 45-minute workout uses a variety of intense circuits, kettle bells and sand bags, all in freezing temperatures, to really get your heart pumping. The classes are run in partnership with MMA Fitness Center.
Dhs70 per class or Dhs750 per month. Sun, Tue, Thu, 7am. Ongoing. Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.skidxb.com (800 386).

Monday 9

Beach volleyball league starts with Duplays
Play in this mixed social beach volleyball league, which starts today. Played near Barasti, the games are lively and relaxed, so is ideal for newcomers. All players get an adidas vest. Sign up online.
Dhs3,500 per team, Dhs500 per individual. 7pm-11pm. Until April 27. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Reboot fitness at Jump Boxx
Burn up to 1,000 calories in this bouncy new cardio work out at Jump Boxx, the indoor trampoline park. This ‘rebound’ fitness class is great for core strength and improving balance.
Dhs69 for one hour. Sun, Mon 8pm; Wed, Fri 8.30am. Jump Boxx, Uptown Mirdif, www.jump-boxx.com (04 288 5744).

Tuesday 10

Dubai Mighty Camels Ice Hockey League
Watch sixth place Flames challenge third position Canucks, for some much-needed points, followed a match between second place Canadiens and seventh spot Jets, in this competitive amateur league.
Dhs10 to spectate. 8pm-11.30pm. Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha, www.dubaimightycamels.com (no number).

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