Dubai has a multitude of sports clubs to accommodate expats of all nationalities. Whether you are looking for a game of American Touch Football to a game of cricket, you’ll be happy to know its available!
If you have recently moved to Dubai you maybe trying to understand why all your friends and colleagues have suddenly become rugby mad and are insisting you come and watch (or even play) rugby at the end of the month. It’s the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens – a Dubai Institution!
Now in its 44th year the most anticipated event in Dubai’s sporting and social calendar is set to take place from November 28 – 30th. With massive crowds once again expected to converge on The Sevens Stadium for the tournament tickets are now on sale and spectators are urged to buy their tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Read more
At this time of year it feels as if Dubai is a giant awaking from its summer hibernation. Those long hot months where much of the population either leaves the country or lies low, are suddenly forgotten as an influx of residents and new comers get to grips with the energy of our wonderful city in full flow. These months mark a fresh start for many, with children starting or changing school, new jobs and for some a whole new life in a new country. In the hustle and bustle of such a busy backdrop it can often feel difficult to establish or re-establish a social network and that feeling of isolation can very quickly detract from the excitement & possibilities in this vibrant city. There are several on-line expat groups and forums such as this Expat Echo Dubai, which can help you feel welcome and included – but how about coming at it from a different angle? Read more
The sport of diving has been around for centuries, from early beginnings jumping off rocks, to a professionally recognised sport that takes place in some of the best sporting facilities in the world. The sport is growing in popularity all over the world due to sports icons such as Tom Daley and the diving reality based celebrity television show Splash; which has run in around fifteen countries so far, from Australia to Romania.
The water based sport, which combines the discipline and athletic ability of gymnastics and trampolining with the aesthetic beauty of ballet, helps children develop all round fitness with the mental toughness to overcome their fears in a fun and friendly environment. Read more
Kids in Dubai are now well and truly into their long school holidays. However, after countless trips to the cinema, Ski Dubai, water parks and the odd attempt at an afternoon sweating it out on the beach you may be left wondering how much longer you are going to be able to keep the kids entertained. Summer camp to the rescue! Many schools, nursery schools and children’s clubs are hosting holiday camps, so whether their passion is football, painting, music or drama there are bound to be plenty of options in Dubai to choose from. Here’s a (growing) list of 2013 summer camps for kids in Dubai. Read more