15 sport events in Dubai this week

Dubai World Cup, Gaelic games, free yoga and more active events

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Our picks of the week

1 Take lessons at Al Badia Golf Club
See Tue 31.

2 Sign up for a triathlon at Al Mamzar Beach
See Fri 27.

3 Golfers get resident’s rates at Emirates Golf Club
See Wed 25.

4 Women’s cardio boxing at Round 10 Boxing Club
See Wed 25.

5 Aqua workouts at Fit Republik
See Thu 28.

Wednesday 25

Ladies boxing cardio at Round 10 Boxing Club
This boxing-based fitness class will improve core strength, toning and endurance, and no prior boxing experience is needed. Free first trial. Dhs100 per session. Wed 6pm-7pm. 364, 19 Street, Al Quoz, www.round10boxing.com (04 338 0101).
 
Resident’s rates at Faldo Course
UAE residents can now tee off after 8pm for nine holes of golf on the floodlit Faldo course at Emirates Golf Club for a discounted rate of Dhs260. Golfers can also enjoy a burger and beverage in the Spike Bar. Email, ereservations@dubaigolf.com, to book. Proof of UAE residency may be required. Dhs260. Daily from 8pm, last tee time is at 9.55pm, the course closes at midnight.
Until May 2015. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, www.dubaigolf.com (04 417 9800).

Thursday 26

Aqua fitness at Fit Republik
Get fit and have fun with this water workout. Great for all abilities, and excellent for weight loss, and easy on the joints.
Call to register. Annual membership Dhs4,800 plus Dhs200 joining fee. Sun, Tue and Thu 8am, Mon and Wed noon, Sat 10.30am. Fit Republik, Sport City, www.fitrepublik.com (04 556 1800).

Practice and play at Emirates Golf Club
The new Practice & Play pass at Emirates Golf Club provides unlimited access to the floodlit 9 hole Par 3 course, Faldo driving range and short game practice facilities.
Call to reserve. Dhs750 per month. Dhs650 per month for members 7.30am-10pm. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills, www.dubaigolf.com (04 417 9845).

Friday 27

2XU Triathlon Championships
This event at Al Mamzar Beach is suitable for all levels of athlete and includes three distances – Sprint, Super Sprint and Olympic.
Dhs300. 5.30am. Al Mamzar Beach, Deira, www.premieronline.com (050 657 5021).

ABRaS Mina Series
Take part in this 3km or 10km race with this well-established running cub.
For queries email, info@abrasac.org Dhs140. 7am. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort, Al Sufouh www.abrasac.org (no number).

Watch Gaelic games
The Dubai Duty Free Middle East Championship will see more than 60 teams play sports such as hurling, camogie and Gaelic football.
Free. 9am-6pm. Dubai Sports City, www.dubaicelts.com (050 297 6520).

Super Sports Cycling Criterium
Test your pedal power at this unique multi-lap race. Cyclists will race for 50 minutes, after which anyone who has been lapped is pulled from the course.
Dhs165. 3pm. Hamdan Sports Complex, www.premieronline.com (050 639 2012).

Saturday 28

Dubai World Cup
Get your hat ready for the biggest day of racing on the equine events calendar. Watch nine events with a total prize money of Dhs110million, followed by a post-race concert by Australian pop star Kylie Minogue. Dhs450 for Apron Views admission and post-race concert access.
2pm-midnight. Meydan Grandstand and Racetrack, Nad al Sheba, www.dubairacingclub.com (04 327 2110).

Free Yoga night
Join this free three-hour group moonlight yoga event in collaboration with Yoga Life. The event will be raising funds for World Autism Day, April 2, and any donations will go towards Autism schools in Dubai. Bring your own mat.
Register online to attend. Free. 6pm-9pm. Football fields adjacent to Fit Republik swimming pool, Sports City, www.fitrepublik.com, (04 556 1800).

Sunday 29

Physique 57
Sign up for this 57-minute workout that promises to transform your body in eight weeks. Combining strength training and ballet barre.
Free first time trial. Dhs125 per class. Daily 7am-7.30pm. Citywalk, Al Wasl Road, www.physique57.com (04 344 875).

Monday 30

Aquaventure birthday package
Make a splash for your birthday at Atlantis The Palm’s Aquaventure waterpark. This 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)
 
BodyArt at Gold’s Gym
Strengthen, lengthen and tone your body through a mix of aerobics, stretching and dance.
Free with introductory Day Pass for non-members. Mon 8am, Gold’s Gym Al Barsha Mall, Al Barsha3 www.goldsgym.ae (800 46537).

Tuesday 31

Reebok Crossfit
Boost your fitness with a crossfit class. This workout uses functional compound movements and higher intensity cardio sessions to improve muscle strength, tone and overall fitness. Free first time trial on Sun 8.30pm and Tue 5.30pm.
From Dhs650 per month twice a week for members. Concorde Tower, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, Cluster H,
www.reebokcrossfitlifespark.com (04 450 8234).

The School of Golf at Al Badia Golf Club
Enhance your swing at this new golf school. Check out the new Callaway fitting centre and take lessons from the team of international qualified golf coaches.
From Dhs450. Daily. Until May 31. 6am-10pm. Al Badia Golf Club by InterContinental, Dubai Festival City, www.albadiagolfclub.ae (04 601 0101).

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