13 best sport events in Dubai this week

Dubai Duty Free Darts and more sports events this week

Wednesday 27

Sign up for the Dubai Desert Road Race
Sign up for the race of the season taking place on Saturday June 6. It features a 10km and a 3km fun run (both timed) and there will be trophies for the top three in both distances.
Dhs50 (3km), Dhs85 (10km). Sat June 6, 6am. The Sevens Stadium, Dubai-Al Ain Road, www.premieronline.com (050 624 5095).

Duplays Touch Rugby Social League
Play mixed touch rugby before the summer begins. This league will run through Ramadan and finish before Eid. This is a social and recreational league so players of all ages and abilities are welcome.
Dhs500 per person, Dhs3,250 per team. Wed 8pm-9.45pm. Until July 15. GEMS Wellington Academy Al Khail Road, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Thursday 28

Dubai Duty Free Darts Masters
Fans of the sport can watch the world’s top players live in Dubai. Current World Champion Gary Anderson will take on reigning Dubai Duty Free Champion Michael Van Gerwen at this two-day contest.
From Dhs180. 7pm-midnight. Until May 29. Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Garhoud, www.dubai-darts.com (055 309 5495).

Ladies’ night at Wild Wadi
On Thursday evenings, women and girls can and enjoy Wild Wadi exclusively 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).

OTSport College ID Camp
This programme from Opportunities Through Sport brings college coaches from the US and UAE to Dubai to train young players. The three-day event is open to boys and girls aged 16 to 18, and also provides an opportunity for students and parents to find out about higher education scholarships.
Dhs500. 6pm. Until May 30. Dubai Sports City, www.otsport.org (050 844 0898).

Physique 57’s Sizzle & Sculpt Workshop
Sign up for this advanced workshop where participants will learn new techniques and take part in a tough sculpting and toning barre workout. This ladies-only session is best suited to intermediate and advanced level participants. The workshop will target all areas of the body, with its high intensity sequence lead by head trainers Haley Houck and Nora Hickman.
Dhs200. 10am-11.30am. Citywalk, Al Wasl Road, www.physique57.com (04 344 8757).

Friday 29

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 from Sunday July 5 to Thursday August 27 and will offer children aged four to 14 years a variety of daily activities including martial arts, gymnastics, aquatics sports and functional training.
Call to register your child 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 30

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 keen golf players with unlimited access to the 18-hole championship course with cart hire and a 30-minute golf lesson. Pass holders can also make use of the gym and fitness facilities, as well as the driving range.
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 31

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 June 1

Try the Gyrocopter Air Experience
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).

Tuesday 2

Aquatraining at L’Atelier Aquafitness
Stay cool this summer with these circuit training sessions in the water. Classes at this women-only fitness boutique include aqua biking, 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).

Book tickets for Bounce’s first anniversary
Dubai’s first indoor trampoline park is celebrating its first anniversary on Thursday June 4 with an After Dark Party. Fans of Bounce can come together to on the trampolines and jump to party tunes from DJ Scott Forshaw.
Limited tickets available. Dhs80. Thu June 4, 8pm-midnight. Bounce, 4B Street, Al Quoz, www.bounce.ae (04 3211 400).

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