EIGHTH EDITION OF DUBAI SPORTS WORLD KICKS OFF WITH AN EXCITING PARADE
Courts, pitches and summer camps bookings can be done online, over the phone or through the DSW app
Dubai, UAE – Dubai Sports World (DSW), the region’s largest indoor summer sports arena, hosted an incredible parade featuring world-class academies and sporting companies, to mark the official opening of the action-packed eighth edition of the summer sporting event. Running until September 8th, 2018 at DWTC, DSW will feature an unrivalled line-up of 18 sports and activities and 10 professional academies over the 16-weeks duration.
His Excellency Saeed Mohammed Hareb, Secretary General Dubai Sports Council, said: “The exciting display of sporting spirit and collaboration between different members of the community at the parade is a perfect example of what the UAE stands for; which is tolerance, respect, and togetherness.
In fact, as we celebrate the Year of Zayed, it is important to remember that our founding father emphasized on inclusiveness and urged people of different nationalities, gender and religions to come together to create a vibrant society.”
“We are committed to continuing his legacy and providing a platform for the residents and visitors to come together in an environment where they can play their favourite sports and enjoy new activities,” he added.
Mahir Julfar, Senior Vice President – Venue Services Management, Dubai World Trade Centre said: “We are incredibly proud that Dubai Sports World has seen a significant growth in the caliber and number of academies and sports on offer.
We are committed to build on this success each year and continue to provide a comprehensive sports environment for the community that makes fitness accessible to all. We thank the academies and sponsors for their continued support in making this one of the most popular summer events in Dubai.”
Multiple global and regional academies including LaLiga Academy, Prestige Star Sport Academy (PSSA), IFA Football Academy, Juventus Academy Dubai, Tennis 360, Professional Sports Academy (PSA), Deepika’s Badminton Academy, G-Force Academy, and Just Play are running training and development programmes for aspiring players this year.
New to DSW, visitors will be hone their gymnastics skills, play street basketball, enjoy virtual golf, and Battle Park shooting games, spanning over a 750 square metres ground, featuring two themed fields – the laser-based iBattleField and iTarget, an electronic auto target system. Gold’s Gym, one of the leading fitness centres in the Emirates also joins DSW this year, and will operate the state-of-the-art gym over the summer.
The 25,000 sq metres indoor air-conditioned venue includes: 3 pro-standard pitches for 5-a-side football and rugby; 3 pro-standard pitches for 7-a-side football and rugby; 8 basketball courts; 3 street basketball courts; 12 badminton courts; 3 tennis courts; 2 volleyball courts; cycling and fitness studios; a cricket pitch; a wrestling ring; a padel court; a table tennis zone; a 400-meter running track and a state-of-the-art gym equipped by Technogym.
To find out more, visit http://www.dubaisportsworld.ae or download the DSW app compatible with iOS and Android. Fans can also follow and interact with Dubai Sports World on a variety of social media platforms including:
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