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12 Afterschool Activities To Sign Your Kids Up For This January

January 02, 2022 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

New year, new you! If your child has expressed an interest in trying a new sport or afterschool hobby, we've got some great ones on this list. Got a would-be ballerina making twirls at home? A smarty into foreign languages? Or perhaps your kiddo is a martial arts master in the making? Scroll on down and check out all the awesome afterschool activities you can sign your child up for this month, whether you're in Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Sharjah.

Kung Fu and Tai Chi Training

Calling all martial arts fans! Give your boys and girls the opportunity to learn the basics and techniques of the very artistic Kung Fu and Tai Chi. Martial Arts is excellent not just for your physical wellbeing, but also for psychological and mental stability.

A professional and friendly environment, Shaolin Martial Arts Training Club is where your kids will learn effective self-defense techniques that include kicks, punches, strikes, joint locks, take downs, flips, weapons, jump kicks and submission, while getting in top physical shape. 

There are separate group for kids, teens and adults, starting from beginner to advanced levels. 

Get 15% off you Kung Fu and Tai Chi Training when you book on Kidzapp!

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Tecom & Arjan
Working Hours:
Sat-Thu 16:00 to 21:00
12 Classes from AED 810
24 Classes from AED 1360
36 Classes from AED 1700

Swimming Classes

Planning on helping your kiddos learn how to swim? Sign them up for Blue Wave's Swimming Classes and let them master their swimming skills through a superb 12-week program. 

Classes are available for beginners to advanced.

Book now and get 25% off your Swimming Classes!

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Blue Wave Club, Al Quoz 3
Working Hours:
Jan 3 - Mar 27, Sat-Sun 9:00 to 16:45, Mon-Thu 15:15 to 18:30, Fri 14:30 to 17:00
1 swim/week : AED 825
2 swims/week : AED 1485
3 swims/week : AED 1983

After-school French Classes

Get your kiddos learning French in an interactive and fun way, through immersive learning techniques. The French native teachers at Alliance Française will help your boys and girls learn how to use the language and gain confidence in speaking French in real-world scenarios. 

Whether you're interested in face-to-face or online sessions, the French classes are expertly tailored to suit different ages and levels.

Are you in Abu Dhabi? Join the FREE Trial Class happening on January 5th!

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Dubai Knowledge Park, Oud Metha or Online
Working Hours:
Throughout the year, timings according to age and level
Trial Class : FREE
7 Weeks (3hrs/week) : AED 1700
12 Weeks (2hrs/week) : AED 1920

Water Sports Courses

Kids into water sports? Now your boys and girls can learn sailing and socialize with other little sailors while having fun on the water. The course is sure to boost your child’s confidence, as they learn all the techniques required to sail a boat or windsurf all by themselves through the guidance of their well-qualified instructors. 

For your kids interested in discovering multiple water sports and the sea life there's a package which includes SUP, Sailing, and Kayaking Catamaran. There's also windsurfing sessions and a sailing course for beginners.

Book on Kidzapp for 10% off your course fees!

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Sofitel Dubai The Palm and Dubai Creek Harbour
Working Hours:
Timings vary (see description)
10 Classes : AED 850
10 Classes : AED 990
10 Classes : AED 1170

Basketball Training

For your mini Michael Jordans, Elite Pro Basketball Academy is here to help develop your kids' basketball skills both on and off the court.

Your boys and girls will learn the fundamentals of basketball, which is the foundation for every individual play, offensive or defensive strategy, and every move that players make.

The coaches at Elite Pro Basketball Academy are highly trained and here to help your child conquer their goals in an easy, fast, and fun way.

Sign up for a two-week FREE Trial!

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Kings School, Al Barsha 3
Working Hours:
Sun/Tues 17:00 to 21:30, Thu 16:00 to 17:00, Sat 10:00 to 11:15
2-Week Free Trial
1 Session : AED 60
3 Months : AED 2400

Inline Skating Classes

Here's a fun way to keep your kiddos active - Inline Skating! Coaching inline skating for almost 6 years, Eagle Skaters coach students of all levels from kids aged 4 years to adults. There are even events and competitions for your boys and girls to help encourage their confidence and practice in a friendly environment.

Now who's ready to roll?

10% of your Inline Skating Class Packages!

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Al Quoz 3, Al Nahda and Al Warqa 1
Working Hours:
Sat-Sun 10:00 to 11:00
10 Classes : AED 540
14 Classes : AED 756

Build and Code Workshops

Got coders in the midst? Sign up your boys and girls for the Logix Engine's Build and Code Workshops.

These LEGO Robotics-based build & code workshops give your kids the opportunity to explore the pleasure of building, and expose them to a variety of mechanisms, as they work at programming and creating autonomous robots.

Over 30% off your Build and Code Workshop Fee!

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102, NBQ Building, Khalid bin AL Waleed Rd, Dubai
Working Hours:
Sat 11:00 to 12:00
1 Workshop : AED 115.50

Unique Kids Language Class

Does your kid have a flair for languages? Then get them signed up for classes with Pomegranate Institute. Your child has the choice of German, French, Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic, English, Turkish, Russian or even Sign language. The classes are not only creative but interactive too, using a communicative method of teaching that is sure to keep your child engaged.

Book on Kidzapp and get 35% off Course Fees!

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Pomegranate Institute, Al Tameen house, 10th Floor, Office: 1004, Barsha Heights, Dubai, U.A.E.
Working Hours:
Daily 9:00 to 21:00
Course (18hrs) : AED 980
Private Class (1 Session) : AED 650
Group Class (1 Session) : AED 450

Ballet Classes

Bring out your child's inner ballerina at this authentic Russian ballet school with awesome professional teachers! Your kiddo can expect to gain perfect posture and pace, flexibility and gracefulness and to become a ballet star at on-stage performances.

So what's so great about Prima Ballet School? They have their own licensed curriculum based on a famous Russian method. Their kind teachers and mentors' knowledge in psychology, anatomy and ballet help them develop your kids safely.

Up to 20% off Class Packages + FREE Leotard with Monthly Package!

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Prima Ballet School, JLT Cluster С, Goldcrest Executive Tower Of.107
Working Hours:
Sat-Thu 11:00 to 19:00
8 Classes/month from AED 800
12 Classes/month from AED 1050

Rhythmic Gymnastics

Looking for ways to keep the kids active in Sharjah? Sign them up for Flying Roses Academy - one of the top ranked rhythmic gymnastic academies in the UAE! Your kids will be given the gift of flexibility and a chance to enhance their body’s skills and capabilities as they're trained by great FDA certified coaches. Flying Roses holds their hand from baby steps first days, till they reach their golden days of success, technical and personal development.

Book on Kidzapp for over 20% off Class Packages!

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Al Taawoun (Sharjah), Al Buhairah Cournish (Sharjah), Al Muwailih (Sharjah) and Al Qusais
Working Hours:
Mon-Wed 17:00 to 19:00
1 Month : AED 350
3 Months : AED 1000

High-Energy Dance Classes

Get the kiddos moving and shaking with high energy dance classes over at Emirates School of Dance at Bodytree Studio. There's heaps to join in on such as Dance Prep, Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Lyrical, Commercial Jazz, Tap and Stretch and Strength.

With some of the world’s best teachers, Emirates School of Dance develops Abu Dhabi's toe tappers from the foundations up. So if you want your child to have the best start to their performing arts, or enhance their current skills, Emirates School of Dance is the place to go!

Want to give it a try before your kids commit? Join their FREE OPEN DAY on Jan 15

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Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Jan 9 - Mar 26, Sun-Fri (Timings as per booking)
1 weekly class : AED 794.75
2 weekly classes : AED 1514.70
3 weekly classes : AED 2150.50
4 weekly classes : AED 2711.50
1 weekly class : AED 586.50

Ice Skating Classes

Whether your child is a beginner or an elite, these Ice Skating classes by Emirates Skating Club are a great way to keep your kiddos active in the capital! There will be On-Ice Training covering the movement across the ice as well as Off-Ice Training to help train your child's balance, flexibility, coordination, strength and much more!

Classes are ongoing each week, there is no set start date. Just book through Kidzapp and head to the Emirates Skating Club office to redeem and start enjoying your skating classes!

Save AED 200 on your Skating Course Fee!

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Abu Dhabi Ice Rink, Zayed Sport City
Working Hours:
Sun 16:15 to 17:15, Mon16:00 to 17:00
1 Child from AED 300

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