List of activities for your Kids here in Doha / Qatar :
Football, Basketball, Rugby, Tennis, Walking, Swimming, Boxing, Karete, Ice Hockey, Horse Riding, Yoga, Dance, Arts, Music, and more…
- Aspire Sports Development
We are the country’s premier and the region’s leading sports academy. Aspire Active offers Football, Agility Classes, Power Walking, Fitness Games, Swimming, Boxing, Spinning and more
- –QMotion Kids In Motion
KIDS IN MOTION is a new, fun-filled program that provides safe and high quality fitness classes for kids aged 4 to 12 years. Our vision is to let our members develop an active, healthy and positive lifestyle from early age. Our weekly classes and activities include: Interactive, fast paced games; Sports, tumbling, walking, running; Relays, puppets, music, songs; Warm up and cooling down phases
- Qatar Bowling Centre
QBC features 32 synthetic bowling lanes, automatic pin setters with Qubica automatic scoring, 4 bumper lanes for the children (for kids below 8 years old only please), other sports facilities and a wide parking space.
- Diplomatic Club
The Diplomatic Club offers its members a wide range of leisure facilities for them to fully relax after or before a long working day. To make it even better the Diplomatic Club holds sport classes in its specially designed aerobic studio and personal training lessons to fully work out. Finally, relax after an intensive work out or a long day in our sauna and steam facilities, Jacuzzi, plunge pool.
Take part in water sports, swimming, tennis, squash and more.
- Qatar Little League
Qatar Little League American Baseball is open to all English speaking boys and girls aged 4-18 years. The group has more than 280 children from 22 nationalities in 27 teams. Registration is typically in Sept. with the season running from Oct. – Feb. Open to all children aged 4 to 16 years old. No experience required. For more info call Adam Cantu on 6650 2928
- Ice Hockey
The Qatar Minor Ice Hockey Association is a non-profit organization operated solely by volunteers. Our mission is to provide a quality ice hockey program for children ages 5 to 17, from the Initiation Level through to Bantam at the Villagio Ice Rink. Our Program runs from September to April. We provide 1 game and 1 practice weekly for Novice – Bantam and for Initiation 1 hour of hockey development weekly.
Initiation : 5, 6, 7 years (Beginner – Little or no prior hockey experience)
Novice : 6 & 7 years
Atom : 8 to 10 years
Peewee : 11 to 13 years
Bantam : 14 to 17 years
For more information, please check our website or e-mail QMIHA@yahoo.com
- Mini Tennis & Tennis Lessons
Mini Tennis is the best way for children to learn tennis. Research shows that it is essential for children up to the age of 10 years to learn the physical skills of running, jumping, and balance, co-ordination, throwing and catching as well as basic tennis skills if they are to reach their full sporting potential. Expect to see lots of these activities in Mini Tennis lessons. Allow your children to play in the Mini Tennis color stage that is appropriate to them. This will ensure they will enjoy playing the game and gain confidence.
- Hamilton Aquatics
Hamilton Aquatics is currently the premier swimming provider in the Middle East with centres in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and now Doha. We provide quality lessons and training for everyone from complete beginners to Olympians. Our best swimmer finished sixth at last year’s Olympic Games. Key features of our programme are small class sizes, fully qualified and experienced teachers and coaches, and a learn-to-swim scheme that allows for individual rates of progression.
We are starting in Doha at three locations: Al Jazeera Academy, Al Maha Academy for Boys and Al Maha Academy for Girls. We look forward to helping your children become safe, confident and efficient swimmers. For more info swimming classes: email@example.com
- H20 Swim Club
Our aim is to promote swimming as part of the overall holistic development of children, adolescents and adults by creating a center of excellence for swimming for all levels and ages, headed by internationally trained coaches, to provide leisure and competitive swimming programs that will instill invaluable life skills. The Swim Club is an independently run club operating from the American School of Doha. Our goal is to provide a first class year-round swim program with a special emphasis on teaching children the value of sportsmanship and teamwork.
- Swimming- Doha Dolphins
Doha Dolphins is a Not Profit Organization that aims to raise water safety awareness and promote the importance of learning how to swim in the community by offering approachable and quality-based swimming classes. At Doha Dolphins, Our focus is on providing the highest quality swim education and personalized service in a friendly and supportive environment. It is the aim of the Doha Dolphins program, teachers and coaches to enable swimmers to maximize their potential and to go on and develop a lifelong love for swimming. Due to the non-weight bearing nature of swimming it is possible your child may swim throughout his or her lifetime, therefore it is important to develop sound skills and “perfect” strokes to prevent overuse injuries. We believe swimming is truly one of the few “Sports for Life”!
- Evolution Sports – Swimming
A brand new sports course aimed at young boys and girls of all abilities (non-swimmers – advanced).
This exciting new club will offer approachable and quality-based swimming classes within an enjoyable and fun atmosphere, helping 5 – 18 year olds gain confidence in the water.
Evolution Swimming also offers: Competitive and experienced swimmers the opportunity to enhance their talents and prepare for competition there will also be chances for individuals to enroll on certified training courses to become qualified swim assistants and life-guards.
- Evolution Sports – Netball
Evolution Netball offers young boys and girls of all abilities a high quality learning experience in the sport. Our aim is to develop basic netball skills in an exciting, enjoyable and fun atmosphere, helping 11 – 17 year olds gain experience in competitive and non – competitive environments. Every child will be given the opportunity to develop key qualities in motivation, communication and team work.
For more information please contact our Head Netball Coach on
T: (+974) 33557319
- Evolution Sports – Soccer School
Evolution Soccer was formed in 2007 with the goal to create a soccer coaching resource for the burgeoning population of both Qatari and expat players and coaches. Since then, Evolution Soccer has grown to become one of the most respected soccer academies in the Middle East. The growth of Evolution Soccer is a direct result of the exceptional coaching staff who conducts insightful and enjoyable training sessions that are completely focused on player development.
- Evolution Sports – Basketball
Evolution Basketball offers young boys and girls of all abilities a high quality learning experience in sport. Our aim is to develop basic basketball skills in an exciting, enjoyable and fun atmosphere, helping 6 – 16 year olds gain experience in competitive and non – competitive environments. Every child will be given the opportunity to develop key qualities in motivation, communication and team work.
GROUPS – Under 8, Under 12, Under 14, Under 16
VENUES – Doha College and the American School of Doha
For more information please contact Ben Smith, Head Basketball Coach on
T: (+974) 77303435
- Evolution Sports – Karate
Offers children and young people aged 6 – 11 the opportunity to learn all aspects of Shotokan Karate in a fun and dynamic environment. Karate is an excellent form of physical exercise which improves stamina, balance, strength, flexibility, reaction times and co-ordination.
Each session aims to develop physical fitness, skills and techniques. Sessions will have a focus where each technique is learnt and practiced in a variety of fun and enjoyable ways. Progress is measured by a universal grading system, which is held at the end of each term where skills and techniques are assessed.
- Doha Soccer League
The Doha Soccer League is a for-fun, not-for profit league open to kids from Pre-K to grade 12. We would like to emphasize the fun aspect of this league. Our coaches are volunteers; if you would like to lend a hand please indicate it on the application form. All of the kids are winners which is why we end our season with a mini party for all the teams. At the end of the season each and every player receives a trophy and a team photograph. We hope this is an enjoyable experience for all involved.
- Qlethics- Athletics Our Start to Walk program is designed for young and old, for in-active and semi-active people but also for the very fit. Obviously this program is more than just going for a walk. Its goal is to enhance a persons’ fitness as well as it is intended to be a social workout. Our Start to Run program is designed for all ages and fitness abilities and caters for three levels; Absolute Beginners, Recreational and Advanced Runners. After registering, you will be invited to an assessment where your current running level will be tested.
- Tornadoes Touch Rugby
Tornadoes is a fun, non-contact Tag Rugby club that caters for both boys and girls in Doha. The club has now been running for over a year and has children from a number of different schools attending. The children develop and learn a range of skills, improve their co-ordination and enjoy the sport of Tag Rugby!
The club is run by Andy Coomer, Head of Primary Sport at Park House English School. Andy has been involved in Tag rugby and rugby coaching for 8 years now. He has coached rugby in England, New Zealand, Ghana and Qatar trying to teach a range of different children the fun that can be had through Rugby and Tag Rugby. Tag rugby is a fantastic sport for children to develop their skill levels, learn the benefits of team work and most importantly have loads of fun.
Tornadoes Tag Rugby takes place on Saturday afternoons at Park House English School. Each term the sessions run for 10 weeks. The sessions run at the following times:
Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children: 2pm-3pm
Year 3 & 4 children: 3pm-4pm
Year 5 -7 children: 4pm-5pm
- Karate: International Academy for Intercultural Development
Affiliated to the Qatar Karate Federation, IAID specializes on the training of Shoto-Kan, a karate syle developed from various martial arts. The training is equally divided into three parts: kihon (basics), kata (forms or patterns of moves), and kumite (sparring).
- Korea Taekwondo Centre
Korea Taekwondo Center offers after school activity every Tuesday 12:45-14:15 for elementary students in multi-purpose hole. We have two coaches Hojin Shin, 5th Dan Black Belt male master and Yerin Kim, 4th Dan Black Belt. Female master. Call : 44659066, 55609679 (Mrs. Shin)
- IAID Visual and Studio Arts Program
This program takes this creative evolution to different levels covering significant elements of basic pencil, color pencil, watercolor, acrylic medium and paint to clay modeling and sculpture. This course moves in a progressive manner from color theory, shapes and figures, visual art perception, portraits, watercolors, cartooning, pastels, ink and paint that challenges one’s ability on shading, strokes, dry brush, wash and wet techniques. The course enhances the creative process of each artist.From Beginners, Adult to Advance Fine Arts, participants move in a progressive manner from color theory to visual art perception that challenges one’s ability on various painting techniques and styles. As a result, participants learn to think creatively with an open mind, improving their problem-solving and critical thinking skills as they enjoy the language and vocabulary of the arts. This experience also introduces the participants to the different cultures of the world while building their confidence in varied social interactions. The young artists then finds fulfillment in their work through exhibits and participation at various IAID events such as the Annual World Environment Day, 21 Aspirants and Artworx Exhibitions.
- IAID – International Academy For Dance Music & Arts
Keyboard & Piano: This is a certificate course affiliated with the London College of Music with instruction based on progressive handbooks. With the syllabus’ wide content of musical repertoire and associated educational material, the series provides a solid foundation to music education for any piano student, of any age. The course introduces all new concepts that is presented beautifully and paced intelligently with unique attractive music. The course features note reading, rhythm reading, sight-reading and technical workouts.
Acoustic Guitar: Affiliated with the London College of Music, the IAID Acoustic Guitar is a certificate course that follows a progressive curriculum from Initial, Preliminary, and Grade 1 to Grade 8 and higher. The course takes the student from fingerboard knowledge of chords and scales to performance sections of rhythm playing, melodies, pitch and harmony assessments. In the process, the students learn to strum popular musical pieces of different genres to culminate in the London College of Music (LCM) examinations and performance at various IAID events.
Classical Guitar: The classical guitar, also known as the Spanish guitar or nylon string guitar, is a 6-stringed instrument from the family of instruments called chordophones. Based on the progressive syllabus of the London College of Music, this is a certificate course that provides students with a rich musical repertoire while enhancing their fingerboard training of chords and scales, sight, rhythm and note reading to technical workouts.
Western Vocals: The course introduces the aspiring singers to classical music, musical theater and popular music. Students enjoy a wide repertoire that also includes folk song, art song, sacred vocal music, opera, and oratorio, among others. Each session prepares the students through vocal exercises, techniques, sight-reading, aural training and music appreciation at every session.
- IAID – International Academy For Dance Music & Arts
Indian Classical Dance: The IAID Indian Dance program is a 7-year certificate course affiliated with the Nalanda Dance Research Centre Mumbai, India. The course tackles the dance styles Bharata Natyam and Mohini Attam. Certificates are awarded to its graduates; “Prarambhika” after four years and “Kovida” after seven years.
Ballroom Dancing: Ballroom Dance allows participants to gracefully fall into the rhythm of Swing, Salsa, Jive, Tango, Rhumba, Cha Cha and Samba. After thorough training and practice, couples will find themselves ready to enjoy any social event.
Ballet: Pre-Ballet offers creative dance introduction that gives children 4-6 years, an opportunity to explore their own creativity and imagination through dance. The children’s syllabus includes classical ballet, conditioning and creative movement, designed specifically for children 7-10 years.
Jazz Dance: Jazz class will encourage an imaginative and rapid response to music and to promote an appreciation and enjoyment of jazz.
- StarFish Lane Kids – Dance Classes Pre-registration is required for all courses. All classes are subject to minimum and maximum enrollment. Dance Classes with Ms Tove at Starfish Lane Kids 2 Al JelaiahFor information please e-mail Tove at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mondays 3-3.45 pm:
Pre-Ballet II (4-5 years old)
Wednesdays 3-3.45 pm:
Pre-Ballet I (4-5 years old) for new students
Introduction to Yoga for Teens (Ages 15-17 yrs)
Yoga has become increasingly popular among younger people as it builds awareness of the body. In yoga we work to restore the imbalances between our physical body and our mind through exercise, breathing techniques and meditation. It builds trust, self-confidence and positive feelings. Tuesdays with Jody QR60 3pm-4pm
- Kids Yoga: For ages 4-8 Saturday mornings at 9:30am-10:30am at Garvey’s Drop ins welcome.
QR45 (or QR35 if parents attend the 9:30am Saturday morning Vinyasa class held at same time)
- Horse riding at Al Samariyah Equestrian Centre (ASEC)
Kids, adults, beginner or advanced, everyone is welcome at ASEC. At ASEC it is possible to join group lessons or to have private lessons. We organize promenades in the forest, competitions, clinics, pony days / camps and lessons as after-school activity. It is also possible to celebrate your birthday at ASEC or to have a team building day with us. There are opportunities to lease a horse or stable your own horse here. For more information please contact us or visit the stables.The riding school is located next to the museum of Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al-Thani on the Dukhan Road in Al Shahaniyah.Email email@example.com or visit their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AlSamariyahEquestrianCenter
- Al Shaqab Riding Club
The Riding Academy is a vital community asset for Qatar. Its role is to educate and promote horsemanship as part of the country’s famed equestrian heritage. Through a diverse range of riding lessons and equine training, future generations of equestrian competitors and enthusiasts are being developed. Instruction is available for all skill levels starting with students six-years-old and older. The popularity of riding is increasing in Qatar and further programs are being developed to facilitate the growing demands. For further information on becoming a member, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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