Best sport events in Dubai ths week

Boxing, basketball, beach tennis and more sport in Dubai this week

Wednesday 15

Round 10 Boxing Club’s Ramadan offer
This gym is offering new member discounts on classes booked during Ramadan. Pay Dhs650 (reduced from Dhs850) a month for unlimited ‘Round 10’ workouts, or buy a three-month membership for Dhs2,000 and get an extra month for free.
From Dhs650. Sat-Thu 3pm-midnight. Until July 17. Round 10 Boxing Club, Al Quoz 1, (04 338 0101).

Sign up for Duplays’ three-on-three basketball tournament
Enlist your trio now to play in this fast-paced one-day tournament. There is space for 16 men’s and under 17s teams and eight women’s teams only.
Registration closes Friday July 17. Dhs300 per team. August 7, 9am-5pm. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 306 4000).

Sign up for the GMC Desert Warrior Challenge
The 10km obstacle event takes place on Friday October 23, so sign up now and start training. Unseasoned enthusiasts can take part in a 5km non-timed course and there’s also a junior race for kids aged eight to 12.
Dhs315-570 (adults), Dhs170 (kids). October 23, 7am-5pm. Dubai Police Academy, Al Rawia Training Fields, (no number).

Thursday 16

Get tickets for Pro Wrestling
Watch local grapplers put on a live sports entertainment show, and see the city’s only female wrestler, Joelle, taking on a host of challengers. Dhs50 per person. July 31-August 1, 7pm. HM Fitness, Meydan Road, Al Quoz, (04 338 5566).

Half price beach tennis
Book a court for four players or more for a discounted rate of Dhs110 per court, per hour (reduced from Dhs220). Players can hire rackets for a minimum of Dhs15 per hour and balls are provided on site. Call to book a court.
Dhs110 per hour. Daily 3pm-sunset. Until August 31. JBR, (055 268 6090).

Friday 17

Fit Republik swimming clinics
Advanced swimmers can take part in these sessions limited to ten participants. Classes focus on improving stroke, speed and breathing. Call to reserve your place.
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, (04 556 1800).

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

Saturday 18

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, (04 426 1000).

Sunday 19

Join the Fitness First Change Project
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, personal fitness regimes and informs on 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. Ongoing. (800 348 6377).

Monday 20

Sign up for TribeFit’s table tennis tournament
Play a competitive game at this fitness facility. The tournament takes place on Saturday July 25 and is open to members and non-members. Sign up at the gym’s reception to take part.
Free. July 25, 4pm. TribeFit, Silverene Tower, Dubai Marina, (800 87423)

Tuesday 21

Body Combat with Fitness First at Dubai Sports World
Book in advance online to take part in a mass workout to be held on Wednesday July 22. The energetic mixed class combines martial arts with cardio.
Dhs30. 7pm-8.30pm. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 306 4000).

Parkour with Against Graviti
Train at the purpose-built facility at Dubai Sports World. The padded workout area is equipped with apparatus for parkour training and the team will also be hosting group strength training sessions.
From Dhs60 per hour. Sun-Thu 4pm-9pm (group exercise); Fri-Sat 10am-10pm (open playground). Until August 29. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 306 4000).

Physique 57’s second studio opens in Al Thanya Mall
Fans of Physique 57 can now work out at it’s new facility in Al Thanya Mall. The 4,800-square-foot space holds two exercise studios, has men’s and women’s locker rooms and the Physique Boutique.
Al Thanya Mall, Umm Suqeim, (04 321 0577).

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