Every year on the second Tuesday of February, Qatar National Sports Day takes place nationwide to promote a healthier lifestyle for all citizens.
To mark the occasion, there will be a wide range of activities occurring throughout Doha. The best part is that they are completely free of charge!
Here is a roundup of locations offering free activities:
1. Rock Climbing at EsQalar Sports
From 8am to 3pm, all adults and children are welcome to try out rock climbing, free of charge. No RSVP is required, and the event is running on a first come, first serve basis. Call at +974-6659-3070 to find out more.
2. Marsa Malaz Kempinski
Enjoy a number of activities such as non-motorized water sports, boot camp, beach volleyball and football. To learn more, call +974-4035-5555.
3. Sheraton Grand Doha
Get fit with the various activities taking place at the Sheraton. All activities are open to the public, which include yoga, Zumba, spinning, rowing challenge and table tennis. Find out more info by calling at: +974-4485-4444.
4. Aspire Zone
Head down to Aspire for a Sports Carnival, where there will be a large number of activities organized for all family members. Starting from 8am, you can enjoy and participate in numerous fitness exercises and games.
Katara is hosting numerous activities that will have organizations such as the Qatar Football Federation, Qatar Volleyball Federation, Qatar Rugby Federation offering sporting matches for the public. Medical organizations shall also be present to provide checkups to ensure your health is up to standard. Find out more information by visiting Katara’s website: http://www.katara.net/en/whats-on/events/Activities/National%20Sports%20Day/2493
6. The St. Regis
The St. Regis is offering a variety of fitness and wellness activities such as yoga, beach boot camp, beach Zumba, and aqua aerobics. There are also several activities that children can participate in such as table tennis, football, and beach football race. Call The St. Regis at +974-4446-0000.
7. The Pearl-Qatar
The Pearl-Qatar is organizing an extravaganza of fun sporting activities throughout Costa Malaz and Porto Arabia. For more details, visit their page: https://www.thepearlqatar.com/en/Events/National-Sport-Day-2019
8. Qatar Foundation
For the first time ever, Qatar Foundation is hosting ‘The QF Race’, a large-scale 3km obstacle course that runs through the stretch of Oxygen Park. Participants will also have the chance to win grand prizes from Vodafone. Activities such as biking marathons and workout sessions will also be available to take part in. To find out more details, visit: https://next.qf.org.qa/events/qatar-foundation-national-sport-day-2019/
Wishing you all a happy and healthy National Sports Day ahead! We hope you have a pleasant time with involving yourself in activities that boost your wellness and vitality.