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Yas Links Golf Course. Spend some time at the multiple award winning Kyle Phillips designed Championship Links Golf Course on Yas Island. A course that has been designed to demand, not deter. A course that will excite and educate. Enjoy the floodlit par 3 Academy Course with practice facilities, PGA teaching professionals, Andalusian style clubhouse, awardwinning restaurant, Hickory’s, and so much more. T: 02 810 7703; W: www.yaslinks.com
Abu Dhabi City Golf Club.
A tranquil oasis in the capital. It provides members and visitors with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. In addition to the day/night exclusive golf experience, the club is also a fabulous place for wining, dining and hosting events, or watching a live horse race during the racing season at the landscaped pavilion. The well-established Abu Dhabi City Golf Academy is also known as the best golf academy in the region with more than 250 kids. The academy‘s teaching facilities offer you the first two-tiered driving range in the UAE, long, and short game areas as well as the computer-aided Swing Studio. T: 02 445 9600; W: www.adcitygolf.ae
Saadiyat Beach Golf Club.
KRUNCH! Family Brunch at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, the best outdoor Brunch in Abu Dhabi; Every Friday from 12:00 – 16:00.Entertainment, games and fun activities for kids with special Daddy’s and Mummy’s corner – Adult Fun! From as little as Dh85 for kids (6-12 years) and Dh225 soft, Dh325 house, Dh425 bubbles for adults plus 6-years-old and below are free. T: 02 557 8000; E: firstname.lastname@example.org; W: www.sbgolfclub.ae
SPORTS CLUB & ACADEMY Zayed Sports City.
There is more to football than just kicking around! ZSC Academy’s football programme emphasises technique and tactics to motivate players to achieve success. Learn under UEFA licensed coaches in the UAE’s greatest sports destination and join the country’s football legacy. Contact 02 403 4222 or email@example.com.
Jump Sports Academies.
Abu Dhabi’s solution to youth and adult sports. Situated at multiple locations throughout Abu Dhabi and Khalifa City. Gymnastics: Baby Gym, BeginnersAdvanced, Adult Gym. Basketball: Beginners-Advanced, Elite Training, Adult Leagues. Dance: Baby Dance, Hip Hop, Contemporary. Yoga: Ashtanga Vinyasa Rocket, Hatha Sivananda. Fitness: Personal & Group Training. T: 02 449 4621; W: www.jumpsports.ae; E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club.
Truly excellent facilities and offering many activities to keep the whole family entertained. If you’ve got a real taste for any of our sports, join our club and improve your skills. If that is not enough, take pleasure in our modern restaurants that offer the best food quality where a world of choice awaits you. T: 03 768 4888; W: www.aesgc.ae; E: email@example.com
Tennis & Country Club, Fujairah.
Situated in the beautiful and picturesque Emirate of Fujairah along the East Coast of the United Arab Emirates, and only a short one hour drive from Dubai, lies the Tennis & Country Club, Fujairah. With new management, a leader of hospitality in this region and re-opening of the club in October 2014, one can enjoy the fresh revamp of diverse dining options as well as interactive leisure and sports facilities. T: 09 224 4880 W: www.fujairahtennisclub.ae
Spanish Soccer Kids. Give your child his first steps into football at the award winning programme at Dubai Sports City. Specific physical play for children aged four and under.Spanish Soccer Kids gives little ones a fun start into football, and provides a well-rounded platform for their physical, education and social growth. Emphasis is always on fun and importance is put on strengthening the parent-child bond through active parent participation. Sessions on Fridays and Saturdays. T: 04 4481555. E: Football@dsc.ae W: www.footballacademydubai.com
G-Force Sports Services.
Offering 11-a-side and 7-a-side football grounds. Conveniently located meters away from Creek metro station at Al Jadaf. An ideal place to run a football academy. A well-maintained facility with viewing areas and restrooms. Venue available for hire on weekdays and weekends throughout the day. Ample parking spaces available. Contact us for further information or booking details, pricing, etc. M: 055 336 7499; E: firstname.lastname@example.org
CRICKET G-Force Cricket Academy.
Run by professional coaches, we’ve won all the major Inter-Academy cricket tournaments in the last 15 years. Gopal Jasapara, a first class certified cricket coach, heads the operations in the UAE. Jimmy Adams, former West Indies captain is our brand ambassador. Cricketers who have passed out from our academy are now playing state level cricket in India and abroad. Many players have represented the UAE national side. Jasapara Sports Equipment Trading LLC is our cricket store in Karama. You can register and avail great discounts on quality products. Vijay: 056 560 0773; Azhar: 050 549 5632; E: email@example.com
ICC Academy. Registrations are now open for the ICC Academy Warriors and Cricket Cubs coaching programmes. Held at the ICC Academy, Dubai Sports City, players get to rub shoulders with the world’s best players whilst they train. The Academy offers fullyqualified, professional international coaches, leading developmental coaching programmes for players aged 3 to 19, across seven age groups, with additional programmes for adults and girls available as well. T: 04 448 1355; W: www.ICCacademy.net; E: info@ICCacademy.net
Babyshop Cricket Cubs.
The only dedicated ICC-approved cricket centre, ICC Academy delivers the world’s first physical developmental program for toddlers aged 3-6 years. The course is structured specifically to develop confidence, motor skills, and hand-eye coordination, promote physical activity, as well as teach colours, counting and numbers. Small class sizes across Dubai in safe and inclusive environments with ICC-trained and approved instructors. Limited spaces available. T: 04 448 1355 W: www.ICCAcademy.net E: info@ICCAcademy.net
SPORTZONE Cricket Academy.
Located at Fitness First Meadows, the academy has been set up primarily to cater for juniours and offers a variety of coaching programs where children are split into the following age groups: 5-7 years; 8-10 years; 11-13 years; and 14-16 years. Groups are restricted to 12 students per group during the sessions which are conducted by cricket professional, Sam Jackson. The cost for an individual session is AED 50 for members and AED 60 for non-members. T: 04 437 0545 Kricket’s Spero is one of a kind cricket training centre run and managed by a group of firstclass cricketers following the guidelines of the NCA. It is the only academy recognised by the KCA in the country and adopts strategic planning to improve the talent and fitness of the youth. The academy is equipped with a team of top level coaches lead by Mr. Sony KC, former captain of Kerala. Kricket’s Spero is supported by Cricket Sporto, Karama, a retail store with the best cricketing equipment going around. For more information contact Admin: 055 5974313 or visit Cricket Sporto, behind Karama central post office.
Junior football arena offers children aged 5-15 years opportunity to play the game in 15-minute matches in a pleasant, fun and controlled environment. T: 04 388 2282; W: www.goaljunior. com; E: firstname.lastname@example.org
United Pro Sports.
Dubai’s leading indoor multi-sport arena in Al Quoz. Spread across 46,000 sq ft with four Indoor Action Cricket pitches, two football pitches (5-a-side), cricket practice nets, cricket net with bowling machine, table tennis tables and a multi-purpose court for badminton, volleyball, basketball and throw ball. T: 04 340 1122; E: email@example.com
Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club.
Tennis academy set in the heart of fabulous greenery. Floodlit international standard tennis and basketball courts for the whole family, open 07:00-23:00 – seven days a week. We offer lessons for absolute beginners to club standard players. Fully qualified tennis coaches with over 20 years experience. Equipment provided. T: 06 548 7777; W: www.golfandshootingshj.com
JA Tennis Academy.
Whether you’re a tennis ace looking for a new challenge or a wild card looking to fine tune your game, our JA Tennis Academy can take your game to a whole new level. Our ATP-certified professional tennis coach conducts private and group lessons for children, beginners, advanced players and professionals. Alternately, bring a friend or three and hire a court for your own championship match on one of our four floodlit tennis courts. Opening hours: MondaySaturday from 06:00 to 21:00. For more information and bookings, please call T: 04 814 5058 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stryx Tennis Academy.
We offer tennis programmes starting from the age of 3 years to adults, from full beginners to competition level, with customisable programmes to help enhance the individual’s strength and abilities. Come join our Cardio Tennis, Baby Tennis, group and private sessions at your home court or various locations in Dubai. T: 04 434 7404 E: email@example.com W: www.stryxgulf.com
Dubai Stars® Sportsplex®.
A premier indoor facility equipped with multisport courts, fitness studio, kids’ recreational area, meeting spaces and ample locker and dressing room facilities. We offer programs for people of all age groups including academies for football, basketball and badminton, and sessions for karate, yoga, gymnastics etc. We also provide event management services such as birthday parties, corporate and private events. T: 04 285 3333; E: firstname.lastname@example.org; W: dubaistars.ae
MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FitRepublik.
Offering a wide range of MMA classes including boxing, Muay Thai, karate, taekwondo, Brazilian Jiu- jitsu, kickboxing, judo and mixed martial arts many of which take place inside the Octagon, the grappling and striking areas. Location: The Academies, Dubai Sports City, next to International Cricket Council Academy. T: 04 556 1800; E: email@example.com
RUGBY ESM Rugby Academy.
The ESM Rugby Academy offers children of all ages the opportunity to learn and enjoy rugby and develop their skills alongside a top class coaching team led by former dual code international rugby player and qualified skills coach, Henry Paul. Sessions available at five locations across Dubai. For a free trial session and more info contact: T: 04 369 7817; E: firstname.lastname@example.org
BADMINTON Prime Star.
Prime Star teamed up with Prakash Padukone Sports Management, Banglaore to offer quality and professional training to badminton players in the UAE. We provide badminton lessons for Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced Level and Adults. Beginning at five years through to adults. We provide Learn to Play Program for beginners, footwork drills, stroke correction for intermediate and advance training for professionals. Welcome to our Badminton family. Locations include Muhaisnah, Al Qusais, Oud Mehta, Al Khail and Silicon Oasis. M: 055 200 7182 E: email@example.com W: www.primestaruae.com
PUMA mixes the worlds of sport and lifestyle to deliver the best in fun and fashion. The worldrenowned brand has stores in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and other cities in the gulf offering the latest clothing, footwear and accessory collections across both sport performance and lifestyle categories. Whether it’s football, running, fitness, motorsport or lifestyle, you’ll find it at a PUMA Store. Dubai Mall T: 04 434 0204 Deira City Centre T: 04 294 4253 Mall of the Emirates T: 04 224 6484 Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi T: 02 565 0462 Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi T: 02 552 7465 Opening times: 09:00 – 22:30pm (Weekends until midnight) W: www.puma.com