5 healthy things to do this weekend: Flip Out on trampolines, attend the Live Healthy Carnival, and more

Flip Out Dubai has trampolining fun all weekend, plus fitness classes starting Monday. Courtesy Flip Out Dubai
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Visit Mega Mall in Sharjah and get a free medical check-up as part of an awareness campaign presented by Sharjah Health Authority in collaboration with University Hospital Sharjah. Medical tests for blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI are available as well as helpful information on how to track and manage health conditions. Thursday and Friday, 6pm to 10pm, free, Mega Mall, Sharjah, www.facebook.com/MegaMallSharjah

Head to Flip Out Dubai for fun and exercise on the interconnected trampolines. Then make plans to take part in fitness classes at Flip Out Dubai, including Flip N Fit, which is designed to burn calories while toning muscles, burning fat and increasing cardiovascular endurance. There's also classes for trampoline parkour, wallrunning, little ninjas and mums 'n' bubs, all led by a team of experts, gymnasts and parkour professionals. Open 10am to midnight, Thursdays and Fridays; 10am to 10pm on Saturdays, classes start Monday, 8am, from Dh75, Flip Out Dubai, 4th Street, Al Quoz, Dubai, www.facebook.com/FlipOutDubai

Sign up now to attend Saturday's Live Healthy Carnival, which aims to encourage healthy living through good lifestyle habits, and features games, face-painting, competitions, fashion and magic shows geared towards helping children understand the importance of being healthy. Visitors will be encouraged to look at a wholesome, healthy lifestyle through contributions from all family members, as they address issues and find solutions together. Saturday, 3.30pm to 8pm, free, RAK Diabetes Centre, Jumeirah, Dubai; RAK Hospital, Ras Al Khaimah, register at www.diabetesrak.com

Book your spot now to take part in Al Asayl ladies-only 5km and 10km sunset fun run in the desert with #theADmovement, which ends with a desert barbecue. The race is open to women ages 16 and older; girls from age 12 must be accompanied by an adult. November 25, check-in begins at 2pm, race starts at 4pm, Al Asayl Racing and Equestrian Club, near Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi, register via Instagram at @theADmovement

Register your children ages 3-13 now for the Gulf Star Winter Camp and take advantage of the early-bird offer. Children will be occupied with expert care and hours of fun and excitement at the multi-activity camps, which feature sports, tournaments, martial arts, team games, performing arts, arts and crafts and kids' games. Book before December 8 and pay Dh650 per week. December 18-22 and December 26-29, 9am-2.30pm, regular price Dh800 per week, Jebel Ali Primary School, Arcadia Preparatory School, Clarion School, Repton School, Dovecoate Green Primary School, Hartland International School and Foremarke School, Dubai, 050 429 4860, info@gulfstarsports.com