The residents of Qatar are all given a day off on the second Tuesday of February in order to celebrate sports and keep active and fit. There are hundreds of activities going on around Doha that and we have compiled a list of sports days’ activities for you, so you don’t miss out on all the the fun this year!
This year the events are even bigger and better and are taking place in all corners of the country, take a look below:
Aspire Zone Foundation
Aspire Zone is the heart of sporting activities in Doha. This year their park is going to be clustered with fun sporting and fitness activities all day long.
Their sports activities begin at 8 am and continue till 3 pm for all family members. These include a fun run, aerobics, team building, martial arts, football and wall climbing events as part of this year’s fun-filled activities. This sports carnival also includes various setups by local institutions and companies.
For more information, click HERE.
Aspire Zone will also host a Sambo show which will be held in Aspire Zone, at football pitch N10 to celebrate Qatar National Sport Day 2019 from 10am – 5:10pm. This hallmark event is open to the public, and is for adults and children of all ages. This hallmark event is open to the public, and is for adults and children of all ages. Come and participate in the interactive workshops and learn about Sambo while trying out unique techniques taught by Sambo coaches! In addition there will be live Sambo shows throughout the day performed by professionals, face painting and photo-shoots with our mascot for the kids. Sambo is for everyone, so don’t miss out on this exciting day!
Katara Cultural Village
The Katara Cultural Village is full of sporting activities throughout this Tuesday. These include marine activities, football related events, boat races and much more. This venue makes use of the open blue waters this National Sports Day.
Click here for the full list of events.
Education City will be hosting a 3km obstacle course at Oxygen Park to test your strength and agility. This obstacle course is sure to get your legs running and blood flowing. They even have a mini course for children to take part in.
Activities will kick off at the Ceremonial Court and Green Spine from 9 am till 6 pm. Everyone is welcome.
For more information, click HERE.
Education City Golf Club
The EC Golf club is offering you the opportunity to learn golf at a discounted rate this Qatar National Sports Day! Both kids and adults are welcome to register, no experience required.
Cost: QR 185
The Pearl Qatar
You do not have to travel into the city to take part in Qatar National Sports Day! They have a list of activities which are kicking off from 8 am – 4 pm at Costa Malaz and 2-10 La Croisette, Porto Arabia. The activities include a kid’s zone, basketball, football, table tennis and much more.
Click HERE for more information.
Paddle to Purple Island
Travel North to Al Khor and experience National Sports Day like never before. Take part in the eco-tourist activity to the Mangroves of Al Thahkira with kayaking adventure and learn about the history, take a look at the mangroves and see the occasional happy fish.
Price: QR 150 (Adult), QR 70 (kids below 12 years), QR 30 (kids below 7 years)
To book, click HERE.
Make sure to check the offers on hotels and malls around Doha as well. Everyone is getting active this Qatar National Sports Day!
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