14 sport events in Dubai this week

Ultimate beach frisbee, Dubai polo, Desert Triathlon and more

Our picks of the week

1 Watch the ice hockey at Al Nasr Leisureland
See Tue 17.

2 Visit the first women’s cycling store at Box Park
See Wed 11.

3 Play Ultimate frisbee with Duplays
See Mon 16.

4 Check out Muscle Beach by Warehouse Gym at JBR
See Thu 12.

5 Do a 10km run at Dubai Autodrome
See Fri 13.

Wednesday 11

Aquaventure birthday package
Make a splash for your birthday at Atlantis The Palm’s Aquaventure waterpark. This new offer provides all guests, residents and tourists with free entry to the park on their birthday. Register online to take advantage of the offer.
Until February 29, 2016. Aquaventure, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.aquaventurebirthday.com (04 426 1000).

BULA & WFDF World Championships of Beach Ultimate
Watch the final rounds of this exciting beach frisbee tournament where 25 countries will be represented and competing for the world title.
Free. Sun 2pm-5.30pm, Mon-Fri 8am-6pm. Until March 13. JBR Beach, www.wcbu2015.org (no number).

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 at Ignite Fitness this month and enjoy one week free. Try military bootcamp, box-fit, yoga and more.
From Dhs240 for five sessions of circuits. Daily 7am-7pm. Until April 3. Various locations including Palm Jumeirah, www.ignite-wellness.com (04 456 2482).

The first women’s cycling store opens in the Middle East
Check out Liv at Box Park. This dedicated women’s cycle store houses bikes and apparel, and staff can offer advice for the region’s growing number of female cyclists. Meet founder of the brand Bonnie Tu at this opening event.
Free to attend. 3.30pm-5pm. Liv, Box Park, Al Wasl Road, www.giant-bicycles.com (no number).

Thursday 12

Muscle Beach by Warehouse Gym
A new addition to The Beach is an outdoor gym offering free-weights, personal training sessions and classes including CrossFit and spinning. Operated by Warehouse Gym, the beachside facility is equipped with rope climbs, kettle bells, rowing machines and jump boxes.
Dhs60 Sun-Thu, Dhs90 Fri-Sat. 7am-6pm. The Beach, JBR, www.whgym.com (04 323 2323).

Tennis at the Palace
Experience a touch of Wimbledon in Abu Dhabi with this tennis showcase. Legends Tim Henman, Pat Cash, Richard Krajicek and trick shot specialist Mansour Bahrami will be on court, while off court, guests can enjoy strawberries and cream. Thursday is exclusively for women. Male guests will not be permitted. Dhs1,500 (Thu), Dhs1,950 (Fri), Dhs1,750 (Sat).
All packages include afternoon tea and lunch or dinner. Thu 6.30pm-11pm, Fri-Sat 1pm-6pm. Until March 14. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, www.tennisatthepalace.ae (02 418 7545).

Friday 13

Dubai Desert Triathlon
Support the athletes in this unique event featuring a 5km desert trail, 50km cycle at Al Qudra Cycling Course and finishing off with a 4km endurance horse ride.
Free to spectate. 5am-11am. Dubai International Endurance City, next to Bab Al Shams, www.dubaideserttriathlon.com (04 321 0008).

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).

Sucony Dubai Autodrome 10km
Take part in the oldest 10km race in Dubai. The annual event held every year since 1991 is organised by Dubai Road Runners.
Register online. Dhs170 per adult. 5.30am. Dubai Autodrome, Dubai Motor City, www.premieronline.com (050 624 3213).

Saturday 14

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 Dhs60 (one-hour freestyle session). Dubai Ice Rink, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.dubaiicerink.com (800 382 246 255).

Sunday 15

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 16

Airbenders beach frisbee league at Duplays
Sign up for this new Ultimate frisbee league. The league is social and recreational and newcomers to the game are welcome.
Dhs2,700 per team. Mon 7.30pm-9.30pm. Emirates International School, Al Sufouh, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Tuesday 17

Dubai Mighty Camels Ice hockey league
Watch the Jets take on the Flames, followed by the Canadiens and the Penguins in this amateur men’s hockey league.
Dhs10 to spectate. 8pm-11.30pm. Al Nasr Leisureland, Oud Metha, www.dubaimightycamels.com (no number).

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