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Abu Dhabi Sports Festival (ADSF)

The second edition of ADSF is underway with activities like basketball, football, volleyball, badminton, table tennis, cricket, gymnastics, bungee trampoline, gyroscope, acroball, jiu jitsu, zipline, fitness and kids summer camp.

Where: ADNEC

When: Until August 31

Timings: 10am-11pm, 
7 days a week.

Cost: Activity specific. Ranging from Dh50 to Dh100

Contact: Register for activities at www.adsf2017.ae

Emirates National Auto Museum

The museum features a collection of 200 cars which include off-road vehicles, classic American beauties and the Mercedes ‘rainbow’ collection.

Where : Hamim Road, 
Off E11, Al Dhafra

Timings: 9am-6pm seven days a week

Cost: Dh50, children 
under 10 enter for free

Contact : 055-749 2155


Experience the pure exhilaration of a freefall or skydiving without jumping out of an aircraft or using a parachute.

Where : Abu Dhabi Country Club, Shakbout Bin Sultan Street

Timings: 10am-10pm

Cost: Dh180 for 2 minutes
(per person)

Contact : 02-657 7777

The Room

Join a session here for all things related to fitness and wellness. The club offers a range of activities including yoga, pilates, dance and meditation.

Where: Zayed Sports City

Timings: 8am-10pm

Cost: Dh70 per session

Contact: 02-444 4945. For class schedules, go to 
www.the room.ae

Tasleeh Battle Zone

This is a zone for shooting enthusiasts with softball, dynamic and group shooting encounter games.

Where: Yas Mall

Timings: 10am–10pm (Saturday – Wednesday) 10am – 12am (Thursday & Friday)

Cost: Group games Dh165,

target shooting Dh170 (single)

Contact: 02 5555303

Tee and Putt

It is the only ‘glow in the dark’ mini-golf centre in Abu Dhabi and features an 18-hole golf course.

Where: Delma Mall, Musaffah

Timings: 10am–10 pm (Saturday–Wednesday) 
10am – 12am (Thursday & Friday)

Cost: Dh50, Dh45 for children

Contact: 800 MINI GOLF (800 6464 4653)

Inner Space Centre

It offers free meditation sessions including s beginners’ course. Classes are offered in English and Arabic.

Where: Bain al Jessrain 
Coop Building

Timings: 9.30-10.30am 
and 7.30 to 8.30pm

Cost: Free (but you can contribute any amount you like)

Contact: 050-515 9646

Observation deck at 300

Located at the 74th floor of the Etihad Towers, this observation deck gives breathtaking views of Abu Dhabi’s skyline and the surrounding islands.

Where: Tower 2 at the 
Etihad Towers complex

Timings: 10am-6pm

Cost : Dh75 with Dh50 redeemable as F&B vouchers

Abu Dhabi Summer Season

The ongoing festival offers plenty of sporting and gaming activities including basketball, mini-golf, Connect 4 and Operation Skill game.

Where: Deersfields Mall, main atrium and level 4

Timings: Daily 2pm onwards until August 20

Cost: Free

Contact: 02-501 0826

ZSC Academy Ice Skating Camp

Stay cool at the ice rink while certified coaches teach tricks and techniques to help you skate better within a week.

Where: Zayed Sport City Timings: 9am-1pm until August 24

Cost: Dh750 per week (inclusive of all activities 
and two snacks)

Contact: 02-403 4333

The writer is an Abu Dhabi-based freelancer