12 best sport events in Dubai this week

5-a-side football, personal training for brides, unlimited golf and more

Wednesday 13

Discount on annual membership at Fit Republik Sign up now to get discounts on membership at this fitness facility. Book by Sunday May 17 and get a 12-month basic membership for Dhs3,500, saving Dhs1,500. The membership includes access to the gym, swimming pool, studio classes and cardio zone. Register in person using the promo code ‘FR2901’ to redeem the offer.
Dhs3,500 for 12 months. Daily 5.30am-10pm. Until May 17. Dubai Sports City, www.fitrepublik.com (04 556 1800).

Sportsmania five-a-side football tournament
Get a team together for an afternoon of football at Sportsmania. The tournament will start with group stages followed by knockouts and the winners take home prizes and trophies. Games will be monitored by qualified referees. Sign up by 8pm on Thursday May 14 to take part. The tournament takes place Saturday May 16. Call to register your squad.
Dhs499 per team. Sat May 16, 4pm-8pm. Exit 29, JLT, www.sportsmania.ae (052 2424 789).

Thursday 14

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 an evening of refreshing fun and rides.
Dhs205 per person over 1.1 metres, Dhs165 per person below 1.1 metres. Thu 8pm-midnight. Until September 3. Jumeirah Beach Road (04 348 4444).

Friday 15

Fit Republik’s summer sports camp for kids
Sign your kids up now for a summer of sport at Fit Republik. The camp takes place Sunday July 5 to Thursday August 27 and will offer children aged four to 14 a variety of daily activities including martial arts, gymnastics, aquatics and functional training. Call to register in advance. Dhs270 per child, per day, Dhs950 for five days.
Prices include lunch. Sun-Thu 8.45am-2.15pm. July 5 to August 27. Dubai Sports City, www.fitrepublik.com (04 556 1800).

Saturday 16

Private swimming lessons at Bodylines Leisure & Fitness Club
Take up swimming lessons for beginners and improvers. Call to book ten sessions.
Dhs800 (ten classes). Daily 7.30am-6pm. Ongoing. Arjaan by Rotana, Dubai Media City (04 436 0157).

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 fitness facilities 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 17

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).

Monday 18

Beach Volleyball league with Duplays
Play beach volleyball in this sociable new league. Newcomers to the sport are also welcome to take part. Music will be playing during games, jerseys will be supplied and teams can even take a bucket of drinks from Barasti bar to the floodlit courts.
Dhs3,500 per team, Dhs500 per individual. Mon 7pm-11pm. Until July 6. Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Sign up for pre-opening discounts at a new Platinum Fitness First
Get discounts on 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 19

Aquatraining at L’Atelier Aquafitness
Get fit and stay cool this summer with these circuit training sessions in the water. Classes at this women-only fitness boutique include aquabiking, aqua-trampolining and aqua-boxing. 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. The aircraft is smaller and lighter than a helicopter and travels slower, so you’ll have more time to take in the sights of Dubai. Call to book a tour.
Dhs999 for a 20 minute experience (including complimentary photos and video). Mon-Sat 9am-3pm. Ongoing. SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina, www.skydivedubai.ae/gyrocopter (056 406 9630).

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