This week’s events

Your next seven days, sorted by our experts

Wednesday 7

Buy tickets for The Rugby Sevens
Tickets for the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens are on sale now. The fun weekend of international rugby is a highlight of the Dubai sporting calendar and not to be missed. Discounts available on advance tickets.
Free on Thursday December 3, Dhs300 (advance day pass), Dhs500 (advance weekend pass), free for kids under 12. December 3-5. The Sevens Stadium, Dubai-Al Ain Road, www.dubairugby7s.com.

Thursday 8

Play football for less
Get ten percent off the team registration fee this week when you sign up for the men’s outdoor seven-a-side Sunday football league with Duplays, which resumes on October 18.
Dhs500 (individual), Dhs3,375 (team). Until October 15. Dubai American Academy, Al Barsha, www.duplays.com (04 447 2394).

Friday 9

Book to see the Dubai Duty Free Football Legends
Watch prolific English and Scottish players settle old scores. Liverpool’s John Barnes, Manchester United’s Viv Anderson, Rangers goalie Andy Goram and former Celtic winger Regi Blinker will play in a two-match derby on Friday October 23.
Dhs199 (adults), Dhs150 (kids). October 23, 7pm. Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Garhoud, www.facebook.com/ddffootball (04 239 5000).

Saturday 10

Fit Republik’s CrossFit
Water Fans of CrossFit can take their training one step further with this workout. The one-hour session features challenges in, out and under the water.
Dhs2,400 (minimum membership of three months). For members only. 3pm-4pm. Ongoing. Fit Republik, Dubai Sports City, www.fitrepublik.com (04 556 1800).

Sunday 11

Against Graviti’s parkour and calisthenics sessions
Learn the tricks and skills of parkour in a session with this gym. Instructors will show you how to use your own body strength and momentum to move around the course.
Email ahlan@againstgraviti.com to join a class. Dhs60 per hour. Sun-Thu 7pm. Ongoing. Tamani Hotel, Dubai Marina, www.againstgraviti.com (055 600 7687).

Monday 12

Join Reebok Run Club with Urban Energy Fitness
Back for the autumn season, this club coaches runners of all abilities to reach their goals and develop technique.
Sign up online to join and find a session near you. From Dhs1,400 (three-month programme). 6am-9.30am. Until April 30 2016. Various locations including Al Barsha Park, www.urbanenergyfitness.com (055 886 9158).

Tuesday 13

Register now for the zumbathon at Fitness First
In support of breast cancer awareness, Fitness First in The Meadows is holding a ladies-only two-hour zumbathon on Sunday October 18. The event will start with a zumba session for kids, followed by the main event.
To register, text your name and “ZumbaMarathon” to 4900. Free. October 18, 7.15pm. Sportzone at Fitness First, The Meadows, www.fitnessfirstme.com.

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