DUBAI/ SHARJAH/ N EMIRATES
Alliance Academy. Looking to join a football club in Dubai that nurtures decision makers & problem solvers? Each member gets personalised attention from highly qualified coaches.
We don’t tell our players what do to; our unique coaching methodology puts players in a situation where they are required to make decisions and learn from their mistakes.
For boys and girls aged 4-18 years old. W: AllianceFootballClub.com E: [email protected]liancefootballclub.com T: 056 3930007 Sunmarke School Jumeirah Village Triangle
FCBEscola Dubai. Professional football training for boys and girls between the ages of 4-18 years, supervised by our Spanish Technical Directors and FCB certified coaches. Three branches in Dubai: Wellington International School, Dubai British School, GEMS Nations Academy. Train like a champion at FCBEscola. T: 055 887 6344/055 877 1648; E: [email protected]ladubai.com; W: www.fcbescoladubai.com
Spanish Soccer Schools. Award winning programme run by UEFA accredited coaches at Dubai Sports City Football Academy, featuring FIFA accredited natural and artificial football pitches. Overseen by Real Madrid and Spain legend Michel Salgado. Training programmes for kids at Under-6, Under-8, Under-10, Under-12, Under-14, Under-16 and Under-18 level. Separate programmes available for goal keepers as well. Emphasis on play well for football, play well for life. Programmes available at Dubai Sports City Football Academy and International School of Choueifat. Call 04 448 1555 or email foot[email protected]
La Liga Academy. As the region’s only scouting academy, LaLiga Academy UAE offers boys and girls aged 5-18 the highest standards of Spanish football training, with a pathway to professional football careers at LaLiga clubs and scholarships to the best universities in the US and UK. All Academy coaches are UEFA pro certified LaLiga coaches from Spain, delivering the trademark LaLiga coaching approach that has created the world’s best players, focusing on football technique, skills and fitness as well as physical, emotional and mental strength development. Convenient locations across Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Register today. Limited spots left. W: ae.LaLigacademy.com; M: 055 509 9489; T: 04 392 6610
Prime Star. Provides swimming lessons for Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced Level and Adults. Beginning at four years through to adults. We provide Learn to Swim Program for beginners, develop comfort in the water, basic skills to prepare them for swimming, water safety skills, water confidence, stroke tuition and corrections for intermediate, and squad training for professionals. Welcome to our swimming family. Locations include Muhaisnah, Al Qusais, Oud Mehta and Hamdan Sports Complex. M: 055 200 7182; E: [email protected]taruae.com; W: www.primestaruae.com Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club. Enjoy the sparkling crystal clear waters of the beautiful infinity pool. Outstanding relaxation and idyllic views of our stunning golf course. We also have a pool side bar with a wide range of foods and drinks. Full range of swimming courses available. T: 06 548 7777; W: www.golfandshootingshj.com Hamilton Aquatics. Join Hamilton Aquatics, the leading swimming academy in the Middle East, with over twenty convenient locations spread across Dubai. Experienced and fully qualified to UK standards, our teachers and coaches ensure the best possible learning environment for swimmers. Our swimming programmes start from just three months and go through to competitive training at Olympic level. Our new online system, Hamilton Bay, makes registering, booking and tracking your child’s swimming progress easier than ever. Join our swimming family today! T: 04 450 8832; E: en[email protected]tonaquatics.ae; W: www.hamiltonaquatics.ae
Speedo Swim Squads. Fulfill your swimming potential with Speedo Swim Squads. Join our swimming programmes at various locations across Dubai. We cater for all ages and abilities from six months to three years in our Adult and Child programme and from three years through to adult in our teaching and competitive training programmes. High quality provision delivered by fully qualified teachers and coaches to UK standards. T: 04 354 9525; E: [email protected]squads.com; W: www.speedoswimsquads.com
FitRepublik Aquatics. An officially registered and affiliated club with the UAE Swimming Federation, caters to swimmers across different ages and levels. The Aquatics club offers a wide range of classes with Olympic level coaching in its 50-metre Olympic-sized swimming pool. The club takes part in contests on a national level in the UAE. Location: The Academies, Dubai Sports City, next to International Cricket Council Academy. T: 04 556 1800; E: [email protected]lik.ae
Absolute Swimming Academy. All ages and abilities excel with Absolute Swimming Academy. We provide the full range of swimming programmes at convenient locations across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Northern Emirates to empower you to reach your aquatic goals. Our highly experienced specialist baby swimming instructors will ensure that your baby will love the water from as young as six months. Locations in Academic City, Al Barari, Al Barsha, Al Garhoud, Jebel Ali, Jumeirah, Mirdif and Sheikh Zayed Road. T: 050 494 5041; E: [email protected]soluteswimminguae.com W: www.absoluteswimminguae.com
Dubai Autodrome. Based in Motorcity, Dubai Autodrome is a state-ofthe-art motor sport complex featuring an FIA-sanctioned 5.39 km track & extensive Karting facilities. The venue also includes our Race & Drive Centre, providing all those seeking thrill and excitement the opportunity to get behind the wheel of our range of cars such as the Audi R8 V10 thrill, drive a thoroughbred with a McLaren Sprint Experience, or get to grips with Drifting for the first time with the Easy Drift Experience. Visit www. dubaiautodrome.com to view our full range of experiences available. Dubai Kartdrome. The Dubai Kartdrome venue based in Motorcity, features two fantastic facilities boasting both indoor and outdoor tracks with arrive and drive sessions running daily, ensuring a great time all year round. For those looking for something completely different, Indoor Kartdrome also features futuristic Lasertag arena and RaceRoom Simulator sessions for groups to enjoy. Karting costs starting from AED 110 per person. W: www.dubaiautodrome.com T: 800 KARTING
The Els Club. Located at Dubai Sports City, The Els Club prides itself in offering the most innovative facilities and for providing unparalleled hospitality to members and guests. Backed by Troon Golf, the world’s largest golf management company, making this a truly five-star golfing experience. The dining experiences at The Els Club Dubai reflect Ernie’s own eclectic tastes. Book online at www.elsclubdubai.com. T: 04 425 1000; For more information reserva[email protected]dubai.com
JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort The JA Resort Course Golf Academy provides quality individual and group golf lessons for new, intermediate or advanced players. Our Exceptional practice facilities provides the perfect learning environment to improve or learn this great game. For bookings or more information, please call +971 4 814 5023. Tel: 04 8145023 / 58 Email: golf.tee[email protected]sorts.com W: www.jaresortshotels.com
Butch Harmon School of Golf. The Harmon family have over 80 years of success in golf coaching, including multiple major, US and European Tour winners.
Butch Harmon Dubai offers worldclass coaching that helps young golfers up their game. The Junior programme starting 1st October offers golfers from 3 to 15 years old a growth plan to excel and progress through different level like Active start, Fundamentals, Course Ready, Tournament Ready, Recruit and High School Programme.
The High School and Recruit programmes starting 16th September have been expertly designed to nurture and develop elite young players aged 13-19 years old with the goal of securing a golf scholarship at a top US college. Both programmes will enable exclusive access to The Els Club golf course and personally coached by the Butch Harmon School of Golf Programme Director, Justin Parsons, during weekly individual golf lessons. T: 044251040 E: reserva[email protected]harmondubai.com The Track, Meydan Golf Dubai. Managed by leading Golf management company Troon Golf, The Track has proven to be a popular choice among the golfers of Dubai. With its unique pay and play structure, which is one of its kind, the no-members approach has been the reason for a welcoming and accessible environment to all levels of golfers. Another aspect of its popularity is its fully floodlit golf offering, open till 23:00 to beat the heat. The course is designed by renowned golf course architect Peter Harradine and promises great challenges and water features. For beginners, the Meydan Academy by Troon has just the program for you regardless of skill and age. To top it all off, the 19th hole is one of the best in Dubai at Qube Sports bar with delicious menus to choose from along with international sports programming on its giant cube projection screens. Open daily from 06:00 until 23:00. No membership fee. Simply book a tee time to take on the stunning 9-hole course. Lowest green fee rates available online. www.meydangolf.com T: 04 381 3733 E: [email protected]dangolf.com
SHOOTING & ARCHERY
JA Shooting Club The only shooting club in Dubai, JA Shooting Club is an indoor and outdoor shooting academy, built to exacting international safety standards. With pistol and clay shooting as well as archery, this exciting sport is perfect for beginners, groups and experienced shooters. For more information, please call +971 4 883 6555 or e-mail [email protected]sorts.com
PUMA mixes the worlds of sport and lifestyle to deliver the best in fun and fashion. The world-renowned 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
Horse Riding at JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort. Located at JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, the horse riding stables offers lessons for beginners, regular riders and those who just haven’t been riding for a while. With qualified instructors providing expert tuition, this is a magical opportunity for the whole family to discover an exhilarating sport. For bookings, please call the stables on 04 814 5611 or 050 189 0425 from 8:30am to 5:30pm or e-mail sta[email protected]sorts.com. W: jaresortshotels.com
The Beach at JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort. Voted the World’s Leading Family Resort by World Travel Awards, JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort is Dubai’s Only True Resort and is home to Club Jumana offering a range of memberships perfect for singles, couples and families. Annual membership packages for singles are for AED 6,500, couples AED 12,000 and additional children under 16 years are for AED 2,000 per child. Membership benefits include complimentary use of the private beach, 2 pools, gym, kids clubs and much more. Members also enjoy special discounts on dining, leisure facilities and room rates. Become a member now by calling +971 4 814 5023 or emailing ja[email protected]sorts.com W: jaresortshotels.com
A league of its own: Yas Links is one of the most prestigious courses in the Middle East.