11 best sport events in Dubai this week

Gyrocopter flights, unlimited golf, bridal personal training and more

Wednesday 6

Register now for the Nike+ Training Club
Tour Ladies can sign up now for the Nike+ Training Club Tour – a women-only six-hour workout – which comes to Dubai’s South Ridge Park. The event has the capacity for 1,000 participants and will feature dance, spinning and yoga drills.
Dhs100 registration fee. The event takes place Friday May 15, 4pm-11pm. South Ridge Park, Downtown Dubai, www.gonike.me/NTCTourDubai.

Thursday 7

Bridal personal training at Urban Energy Fitness
This six-week programme, designed for brides-to-be who want to get trim for their big day, includes two weekly personal training sessions and unlimited fitness classes. Training takes place outdoors in green spaces across the city or trainers will come to a location you choose. Measurements will be taken at the beginning and end. To enrol, email info@urbanenergyfitness.com.
Dhs4,699. Ongoing. Various locations including Al Barsha Park, www.urbanenergyfitness.com (055 886 9158).

Ladies’ night at Wild Wadi returns
On Thursday evenings women and girls can take over the park at Wild Wadi for a night of refreshing fun and rides.
Dhs205 per person over 1.1 metres height, Dhs165 per person below 1.1 metres height. Thu 8pm-midnight. Until September 3. Wild Wadi, Jumeirah Beach Road (04 348 4444).

Friday 8

Meet the king penguin chick at Ski Dubai
Check out the new arrival – a baby king penguin. Guests taking part in Exclusive or Ultimate encounters can see the chick as part of the behind-the-scenes tour.
Dhs500 (Exclusive package), Dhs850 (Ultimate package). Daily noon-9pm. Ongoing. Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha, www.skidubaipenguins.com (04 409 4242).

Saturday 9

Sign up for unlimited golf at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club
The Summer Pass provides players with unlimited access to the 18-hole championship course with cart hire and a 30-minute golf lesson. Pass holders can also use the gym and swimming pool, the floodlit Par 3 course, Pearl Putting Course and driving range. Sign up before Saturday May 23 and receive four weekday guest vouchers for 18 holes on the course (subject to availability).
Dhs4,350 per person. Daily 7.30am-10pm. Pass is valid from June 1 until September 30. Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, Deira, www.dubaigolf.com (04 295 6000).

Sunday 10

Aquaventure birthday package
This offer at Atlantis The Palm’s Aquaventure waterpark provides you with free entry to the park on or within the week of your 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).

Women’s indoor basketball league at Duplays
Ladies, play in this new, sociable five-week league. Sign up as an individual or get your girls together and register as a whole team.
Dhs400 per player. Sun 7pm-9.30pm. Until June 7. Gems Wellington Academy, Al Khail Road, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Monday 11

Sign up for pre-opening discounts at a new Platinum Fitness First
Get discounts on gym membership and personal training sessions when you join this new gym. The mixed health club opens on Monday June 1.
Fitness First, Vision Tower, level C, Business Bay, www.fitnessfirstme.com (056 297 4397).

Tuesday 12

Aquatraining at L’Atelier Aquafitness
Get fit and stay cool this summer with this circuit training in the water that includes aquabiking, aqua-trampoline and aqua-boxing at this women-only fitness boutique. Call to book a class.
Dhs125 for first timers. Dhs155 per class thereafter. Sun, Tue, Thu, Sat, 8am-8pm. Ongoing. L’Atelier Aquafitness, Villa 677 A, Al Wasl Road, www.latelieraquafitness.com (04 338 8323).

Try the Gyrocopter Air Experience at SkyDive Dubai
Fly in a two-man gyrocopter and see the city from 700 feet. It’s smaller and lighter than a helicopter and travels slower, so you’ll have more time to take in the sights. Call to book a tour.
Dhs999 for a 20 min experience (including complimentary photos and video). Mon-Sat 9am-3pm. Ongoing. SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina, www.skydivedubai.ae/gyrocopter (056 406 9630).

Emirates American Football League (EAFL) off-season training
Theses sessions aim to help kids aged five to 18 develop their American football skills. Email admin@eafl.ae to reserve your space.
From Dhs525. Sun and Tue 6pm-7.30pm, Pitch 1, Dubai Sports City Rugby Park, www.eafl.ae (050 659 0994).

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