Zabeel Park to be set up by Dubai Municipality for
Dh180 million at the existing Zabeel Square will
get extensive sports and recreation facilities.
Zabeel Park, will have a total area of 51 hectares
distributed over three plots connected by means
of bridges, is currently in the tendering process
and is expected to be ready by August 2003.
main features include a 45-metre high Panoramic
Tower, Technology Zone that comprises technological
interactive displays, Space Maze, which is an
electronic maze, Sports Area including sports
courts and clubhouse, Barcode Garden, which includes
hi-tech displays and water features, and Alternative
Energy Zone featuring interactive displays on
alternative energy such as solar, wind, geo-thermal
tidal, etc. The park also consists of a lake provided
with water cascades, wave machine, geyser, boat
hiring, laser projection on water screen in the
lake, and a lakeside restaurant, and skate park."
Other features include the Mega Bowl amphitheatre
with a seating capacity of 2,000, for group wedding
parties, and services required for different types
of performances; Imax Theatre with a seating capacity
of 450, associated with retail and food and beverages
facilities; BMX trail, adventure play area, and
adventure golf; function plaza for special occasions
such as launching a new product, small special
markets and parties; as well as road train, water
gardens and water features, retail and food and
beverages outlets, exhibition building, coffee
shop and other amenity buildings. It will have
six gatehouses including first aid room, public
toilets and services.