14 sport & outdoor events in Dubai this week

Register for a Ramadan netball league, see the Dubai Desert Road Race and more

Wednesday 3

Register now for the Duplays Ramadan netball league
This is one of the most popular women’s leagues, so sign your team up now for five weeks of netball. Dhs2,250 per team. Sun and Mon, 7pm-10.30pm. Until July 13. Emirates International School, Umm Suqeim 3, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Thursday 4

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. 8pm-midnight. Bounce, 4B Street, Al Quoz, www.bounce.ae (04 3211 400).

Jump Boxx Beatz
Enjoy new Thursday night jump sessions at Jump Boxx indoor trampoline park. DJs will spin your favourite tracks as you bounce. Dhs69 per hour, plus Dhs11 for grip socks.
Thu 7pm-11pm. Ongoing. Uptown Mirdif, www.jump-boxx.com (800 5867).

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).

Friday 5

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 6

Dubai Desert Road Race
This is the final Desert Road Race – a 10km and a 3km fun run (both timed). 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).

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 7

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.
Free. Until February 29, 2016. Aquaventure, Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, www.aquaventurebirthday.com (04 426 1000).

Get tickets for the International Natural Bodybuilding Association World Championship
This bodybuilding event, to be held on Saturday June 13, celebrates the natural muscular form. It includes divisions for women, teens, ‘Mr Beach Body’ and the physically challenged. Athletes can register online to participate while fans can enjoy the show.
Dhs100 to spectate. Sat June 13, 9am-10pm. The Dome, Dubai Sports City, www.inba-middleeast.com (050 836 5281).

Monday 8

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 9

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).

Sign up now for the Saris Summer Solstice 100-miler
Cyclists can keep up their momentum by signing up for this 160km untimed ride on the third longest day and shortest night of the year.
Dhs195. Fri June 19, 9pm. Al Qudra Cycle Path, Al Qudra Road, www.premieronline.com (050 105 7845).

Book tickets for the Dubai Pro Wrestling Academy
Watch local champions Savage Sam, Lord Socrates, Blue Lightening and the first-ever female Arab wrestler, Joelle, battle it out in the ring.
Dhs50. Fri June 12, 6.30pm-9pm. HM Fitness, next to Dubai Bowling Centre, Meydan Road, www.facebook.com/dubaiprowrestling (056 680 4846).

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