13 best sport events in Dubai this week

Indoor football, swimming clinic, triathlon training and more ways to work up a sweat

Wednesday 1

Watch the Nad Al Sheba 2015 Sports Tournament
Held annually during Ramadan, this tournament includes several competitions in volleyball, marathon, padel tennis, cycling and more, with total prize money of Dhs8 million for winners. Spectators can also participate in daily raffles.
Free. 9pm-1am. Until July 12. Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, near Meydan Hotel, www.nasst.ae (050 507 0311).

Dubai Sports City football tournament
26 teams will play for a chance to win a cash prize at the end of the competition. All the action takes place in the indoor, FIFA-approved air-conditioned Dome at the Football Academy. To enter, email football@dsc.ae.
Dhs4,000 per team. Matches take place 9.30pm-1.30am, July 1-16. The Dome, Dubai Sports City, www.footballacademydubai.com (04 448 1555).

Thursday 2

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

Friday 3

Fit Republik swimming clinics
Lead by Olympic swimming coach Troy Prinsloo, advanced swimmers can take part in these sessions limited to ten participants. Classes focus on improving stoke, speed and breathing. Call to reserve your place in advance.
Dhs800 per week (adults), Dhs600 per week (kids). Mon and Wed 3pm-4.30pm, Fri 10am-11.30am. July 20-August 6. Fit Republik, Dubai Sports City, www.fitrepublik.com (04 556 1800).

Get fit with Speedo
Swimmers of all levels can visit the new ‘Get Speedo Fit’ website and watch tutorial videos and workout plans, and get tips on equipment to use to get the most out of pool time.

Saturday 4

Fitness HQ’s Ramadan deal
Get up to three free additional months of gym membership when you sign up or renew during Ramadan. Sign up online or call to register.
Dhs3,995 for a 12-month membership, plus thee months free. Until July 18. Umm Suqeim Road, Al Barsha 2, www.fitnesshq.ae (04 395 0050).

Sunday 5

Aquaventure birthday package
This offer at Atlantis The Palm’s Aquaventure waterpark provides you with free entry to the park 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).

Legs and Lungs Tri Camp
Experienced triathletes can get ready for the season ahead at this endurance training camp. Sessions include cycling and running at Jebel Jais, as well as strength and conditioning work for up to five nights. Triathletes will be accommodated at The Cove Rotana, Ras Al Khaimah.
Dhs850-2,250 depending on length of stay (including breakfast). Until July 11. www.premieronline.com (050 873 1989).

Join the Fitness First Change Project
Get fit and lose weight in eight weeks with this new programme from Fitness First. The project gives members the tools to not only lose weight but to maintain their weight. The programme includes seminars, nutrition advice, fitness and the science behind weight loss. Register at your nearest participating Fitness First.
Dhs1,800 (members), Dhs2,900 (non-members, including two months’ gym membership). Available at eight clubs including, Ibn Battuta Mall, The Gardens, www.fitnessfirstme.com (800 348 6377).

Monday 6

Ramadan football fives cup
Join this four-week five-a-side football league. The recreational men’s league will have 16 teams, and each team will play twice a week on Monday and Wednesday nights on the indoor pitches at Dubai Sports World.
Dhs500 per person, Dhs3,500 per team. Mon and Wed, 7pm-11pm. Until July 15. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

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. Mon-Sat 9am-3pm. Ongoing. SkyDive Dubai, Dubai Marina, www.skydivedubai.ae/gyrocopter (056 406 9630).

Tuesday 7

Free personal training trial at Symmetry Gym
Register online to take advantage of this offer. Symmetry Gym focuses on body transformation and weight training with qualified professional personal trainers.
Free. Building 5, Gold & Diamond Park, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.symmetrygymdubai.com (04 346 6479).

Late night swims at Hamdan Sports Complex
During Ramadan, the Olympic-sized pools at the Hamdan Sports Complex are open for adult swimmers until midnight. Those entering the pools must be over 18 years old.
Dhs25. Sat-Thu 7am-midnight. Hamdan Sports Complex, Emirates Road, www.hamdansc.com (04 306 2666).

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