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Best Afterschool Activities In Dubai and Abu Dhabi (2021/2022)

August 29, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

Kiddos are finally back to school and we are all slowly getting into our daily routines. It's a new school year and that means it's time to get your little one's signed up for some afterschool activities. With the endless options offered, this can be quite the overwhelming process for parents. But no need to worry, we've done our research and came up with a list of the best afterschool activities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Whether your kids want to learn a new language, shake their bodies to the music, develop their athletic side or dive into coding and technology, these fun afterschool activities are sure to bring out your child's passion! Still not sure what to choose? We have you covered with lots of free trials so that your kiddos can give it a try before you commit!

Coding with Skillza

Want to prepare your kiddos for their bright future? Teach them coding now! Skillza is offering you the fantastic opportunity to sign up your kiddos for a one hour FREE live one-on-one demo coding class. 

Your boys and girls can learn to create apps, games and websites. Coding is basic literacy in the digital age. Having children learn coding at a young age prepares them for the future. Coding helps children with analytical reasoning, communication, creativity, math, problem solving and confidence. 

With Skillza, your child will learn the fundamentals of coding -- logic, structure, sequence and algorithmic thinking -- to generate creative outcomes. 

Book a FREE Trial Class for your kiddo with Kidzapp!

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Working Hours:
Daily 14:00 to 19:00
Demo Coding Class : FREE

After-school French Classes

Seize the golden age of learning of your child and sign them up for Alliance Française's awesome after-school French classes!

During the classes, your kiddos will learn the language in an interactive and fun way, through immersive learning techniques. Their French native teachers will help them learn how to use the language and gain confidence in speaking French in real-world scenarios. 

Alliance Française offers a series of French classes expertly tailored, arranged by age and level, online or in-class, providing an excellent environment for your kiddo to make friends and learn the language. 

Parents also want to learn? Classes for adults are available too.

Book your FREE TRIAL class at any of their locations: Oud Metha and Knowledge Park or online! 

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Alliance Française, Dubai Knowledge Park
Working Hours:
Throughout the year, timings according to age and level
Trial Class : FREE

Gymnastics with GymnastEX Dubai (JBS)

Want to give gymnastics a try before you commit? Book your kiddos a FREE trial class at any of GymnastEX Dubai's branches! 

With over 30 years of gymnastics coaching experience from various countries, GymnastEX offers training for your boys and girls from the age of 3 up to 16 years old, following the American Curriculum for their squad team, and using the best facilities for educational and professional gymnastics. 

The skilled coaches at GymnastEX are dedicated to help your young gymnasts advance to their ideal level of performance. They believe that gymnastics is not only sports but also a way to support and develop discipline. For this reason, starting gymnastics at an early age is recommended as it encourages basics which are vital to build your child's self-confidence and self-control, thus helping them become independent. GymnastEX offers programs in Baby Gymnastics all the way up to Competitive Gymnastics. 

Classes are available at JBS in Jumeirah, Arcadia School in JVT, Al Salam Private School, Al Nahda and Al Salam Community in Al Twar. 

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Jumeira Baccalaureate School
Working Hours:
As per booking
Trial Class : FREE

Robotics and Coding with Fun Robotics

Don't miss out on this great opportunity offered by Fun Robotics -- a two-hour Trial Session for their beginner courses. 

Help make your kiddo's future brighter and sign them up now! Robotics is an exciting way to bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) together to a classroom with LOTS OF FUN.

Book your kiddo's trial class now!

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Fun Robotics, Al Wasl Centre
Working Hours:
Sep 11, Sat 11:00 to 12:00
Trial Class for Fan Club (7-9yrs): AED 30
Trial Class for Spike Prime (10-12yrs): AED 30

Back to School Classes at Little Champions

Sign up your boys and girls for Little Champions Club's exceptional Back to School Classes. Level up your kiddo's potential and encourage them to stay fit and healthy, while also having loads of fun.

The Back to School focused program will teach your kiddos different sports under the guidance of professional coaches. Classes include swimming, kickboxing, zumba and gymnastics. 

Save AED 350 on Class Packages!

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Palm Jumeriah, Golden Mile 3, Mezzanine Floor
Working Hours:
Sep 1 - Nov 30, Sun-Thu 10:00 to 12:00 & 18:00 to 20:00
12 Classes/month : AED 600
16 Classes/month : AED 700
20 Classes/month : AED 800

Unique Kidz Language Class

Are you keen on getting your kiddo to learn a new language? Are your kiddos fascinated by new unique Languages? Pomegranate Institute is your answer! 

Their native speaking instructors are here to help your child master a new language, whether it is German, French, Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic, English, Turkish, Russian or even Sign language. Their classes are creative and interactive, employing the communicative method of teaching, hence your kiddos will never get bored.

They also offer Confidence Booster Classes in both private and group settings, where their Native American coach works on boosting your little kiddo's confidence, communication, theatrical and public speaking skills -- all in one course. 

Get 35% off Course Fees!

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Pomegranate Institute, 104 Rasis Business Centre, Al Barsha 1, Dubai
Working Hours:
Daily 09:00 to 18:00
Unique Kidz Language Class (18hrs) : AED 980
Confidence Booster Class:
Private Class (1 Session) : AED 650
Group Class (1 Session) : AED 450

Kids Swimming Classes with Shape In Time

Get your boys and girls comfortable in the water with these engaging swimming classes for kids 2 years and above. Choose to sign up for private or semi-private classes. 

Buy 1 Get 1 Swimming Class when you book through Kidzapp! 

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Al Furjan Club
Working Hours:
Daily 06:00 to 21:00
2 Private Lessons : AED 160
2 Semi Private Lessons : AED 220

DJ Classes for Kids by Original Mix DJs

DJs are the new ROCKSTARS! Original Mix DJs provide your music-loving boys and girls the skills to become one. 

Your kids will be joining technical classroom lessons and will get opportunities to showcase their skills in real venues with real audiences.

Get 10 classes for the price of 9 - that's 10% off!

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Studio One Hotel
Working Hours:
Saturdays (timings TBC)
10 Classes : AED 1600

Dubai Ice Rink

A fan of ice beneath your feet? Then head over to Dubai Ice Rink where you can either learn to skate along with a coach or get in a session to do some free-skating for fun. 

Book with Kidzapp and get 35% off your Skating Packages!

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The Dubai Mall, Ground Floor
Working Hours:
Sun-Wed 10:00 to 22:00, Thu-Sat until 00:00
Package Offers:
First Time Skater's Package : AED 255
Free-Skating Package For 1 Person : AED 149
Free-Skating Package For 2 Persons : AED 239
General Admission:
1x Person : AED 80

Pointine - Dance Masterclasses

Get your whole family moving and shaking at home with Pointine - an online platform that teaches dance for different levels whether you're beginners, intermediate or advanced. 

You can sign up for classes in Salsa, Bachata, Bellydance, Contemporary Dance, and Ballet. Ballet classes are especially great for your kids that may need some movement after a long day of school. The good news is that the classes are available 24/7 for you to use at your convenience.

Buy 1 Get 1 on all Subscription Packages!

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Working Hours:
Accessible 24/7
Monthly Subscription:
1x Month : AED 93
2x Months : AED 93
VIP Monthly Subscription:
1x Year : AED 734
2x Years : AED 734
Yearly Subscription:
1x Month : AED 413
2x Months : AED 413

Classes at Emirates School of Dance

Get your boys and girls swaying to the music with high energy dance classes over at Emirates School of Dance at Bodytree Studio. 

Join your kiddos and sign up for the Mummy & Me classes (dads are welcome too!) or drop them off for Dance Prep, Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Lyrical, Commercial Jazz, Tap and Stretch and Strength. There's always a class to suit your kiddo's preference! 

Emirates School of Dance hosts some of the world’s best teachers, developing the Capital’s toe tappers from the foundations up. So if you want your kiddo to have the best start to their performing arts, or bolster their current skills, Emirates School of Dance is the place to go! 

Book with Kidzapp and get 15% off class bookings!

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Bodytree Studio, Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Sep 5 - Nov 28, Timings as per booking
Dance Class:
1x a week : AED 867
2x a week : AED 1649
3x a week : AED 2346
4+x a week : AED 2958
Mummy and Me Class:
1x a week : AED 612

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