| Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Sort by: Alphabetical

Mixed age and standard hockey club based at a Jumeirah school

Dubai’s first Olympic-sized ice rink offers individual ‘learn to skate’ programmes, group lessons, school bookings and birthday parties

This non-profit centre holds classes in all artistic media, from mosaics to calligraphy

Open to women from all over the world, this club provides a place for women to meet other people through its social events

A small but growing collection of products typically difficult to find in Dubai, such as amber teething necklaces and handlebar-mounted bike seats

The centre offers classes in every martial art under the sun, including karate, aikido, judo, taekwondo, muay Thai, kung fu, kudo and iaido, all for the over-fives

Art & Talent Centre at the club runs drama classes for children

Dr Anna Sepiolo from Poland personally conducts antenatal care (price per consultation), attends all deliveries and performs post-natal examinations

Provision of regular hourly cleaners, most locations covered. Dhs45 per hour (minimum of two hours)

Recycle newspapers, magazines, cans and plastic bottles here

This Jumeirah beach club is like a little beach village. It boasts shops, varied al-fresco restaurants and bars, and a spa. The two pools and beach, on the other hand, are a little smaller than those in Dubai’s actual Marina area (your Habtoors and your Pavilions), but that makes it feel more exclusive. It also features a kids’ pool, a tennis court and a gym. Members have access to all the facilities and enjoy discounts at the club’s restaurants. Daily guests only have access to the private beach and pools. Day pass Dhs75 (Sun-Thu); Dhs125 (Fri-Sat)

A group that hosts regular coffee mornings, providing mums with an opportunity to discuss experiences and share advice on different issues

Dating from 1787, the fort displays artefacts that illuminate life in the Emirate’s pre-oil days

Karama music school with a celebrity founder

The riding school offers lessons following the UK’s Pony Club scheme. Space for beginners is tight, but there are places for those who know how to ride without a lead

Psychotherapist that provides therapy to English and French speaking people dealing with issues such as stress, anger, childhood trauma and chronic pain management

Jogging club with regular circuits around Safa Park

Offers a range of school programmes across Dubai for young kids, all following ASA guidelines and teaching practices

Raises money for charities such as Riding for the Disabled Association of Dubai and Dubai Autism Centre

This local collaboration between the Wildlife Protection Office and Jumeirah’s Aquarium team provides support to Al Wasl Vet Clinic

Singing classes and choir practice with a well qualified tutor

Well organised sport coaching for a variety of age groups and abilities

Courses tailored to the age of your child cover language development and physical, social and emotional growth

Well-made shoes for kids and adults