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Best Afterschool Activities To Sign Up For In Dubai And Abu Dhabi 2023

January 03, 2023 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Kids Activities

The Holidays are over and schools are back on and the race of afterschool activities resumes! But worry not, there are lots of awesome afterschool activities that will keep your kiddos perfectly occupied while giving them a chance to enhance and learn new skills and take up new hobbies. From theatre classes to sailing classes, we've gathered for you a list of some of the best afterschool activities that your kids can enjoy, so read on to learn more.

Drama, Musical Theatre, Improv & Public Speaking Workshops for Kids and Teens

Nurture your little one's creativity and self esteem with The Courtyard Playhouse's drama, musical theatre, improv and public speaking workshops. 

The dedicated performing arts training center and theatre offers drama workshops for kiddos as young as 4, and musical theatre and improv workshops for kids and teens from age 9 years up to 20 years. And for pre-teens aged 9 to 11, there are public speaking workshops on offer. And once all the classes conclude, the kiddos put on a show in the theatre where they can implement all that they've learnt in front of family and friends in a professional theatre! 

Enjoy a FREE trial class on Jan 8, 2023! 

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Courtyard Playhouse, Al Quoz 1
Working Hours:
Jan 14 - March 24, Daily (timings vary according to workshop)
Trial Class : FREE
Workshops from AED 1375

Sports Classes at Little Champions Club

What better way to keep the kiddos busy and occupied than by keeping them fit with fun and sporty activities? No better way for sure! At Little Champions Club, you can do just that. 

The club offers afterschool swimming, gymnastics, kickboxing and kung fu classes for kiddos 4 to 14 years old. Each class is 45 minutes long and is taken as a group, so a great way for the kids to meet and make new friends. 

Book through Kidzapp and get up to 25% OFF monthly class packages, plus enjoy a FREE trial class! 

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Palm Jumeriah, Golden Mile 3, Mezzanine Floor
Working Hours:
Various timings (schedule will be shared by venue)
Class packages from AED 630

Kids Parkour Classes at Gravity Calisthenics Gym

Enhance your kiddos' agility and fitness through awesome afterschool parkour classes at Gravity Calisthenics Gym. 

The classes aim to teach your child the importance of agility and health in today's world. Kiddos will learn the art of moving from Point A to Point B in the most efficient way possible, developing their athleticism and self-confidence

Book with Kidzapp and get over 10% OFF class fees plus enjoy a FREE trial class! 

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Capital Real Estate Complex
Working Hours:
Daily (timings as per booking)
1 Class : AED 90
5 Classes : AED 350
1 Trial Class : FREE

Trial Sailing Lesson by SeaYou Watersports

Looking for a unique hobby for your little one? Well SeaYou Watersports offers sailing classes where your little one can learn a unique skill while also socializing with other little sailors. 

Under the guidance of well-qualified instructors, kiddos will learn all the techniques required to sail a boat all by themselves. The lessons are suitable for kiddos aged 6 to 14 years, and parents have the option to use a kayak or SUP FOC during the session or stay seated at the cabana or nearby café. 

Book with Kidzapp and get 10% OFF a trial sailing lesson. 

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Sofitel Dubai The Palm
Working Hours:
Saturday mornings - Click CALL NOW for timings
1 Session : AED 130

Revolution Swimming Academy

Swimming is one of those essential skills that every kiddo needs to learn, and the it can be a super fun activity to keep the kiddos busy as well! 

With Revolution Swimming Academy, kiddos as young as 3 years old can learn to swim through group swimming lessons. And for the littlest ones, starting 1.5 years old, private lessons are available either at-home or in-academy

Book with Kidzapp and enjoy 15% OFF class fees! 

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Liberty House, DIFC
Working Hours:
Mon/Wed/Fri 16:00 to 21:00, Sat-Sun 15:00 to 19:00
Group Lessons from AED 509.15
Private Training from AED 1253.75

Kids Fitness Classes at Studio 14

Get your little ones started on their fitness journey with Studio 14's awesome kids classes. 

The fitness studio offers ballet dance classes for kids aged 3 to 5 years and 6 to 8 years, boxing classes for kids 5 to 7 years and those over 8 years, and finally Mindful Movement classes for kiddos up to 8 years old. Ballet class is aimed at developing kiddos' coordination and rhythmic abilities, which the boxing classes build children's core boxing techniques with the help of up-beat music. Finally, the Mindful Movement class focuses on connecting kiddos' with their breath to develop awareness of their body and space around them while focusing on balance, strength and fun exercises.  

Book with Kidzapp and save over 15% on kids' fitness classes! 

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Al Thanya St., Umm Al Sheif, Dubai
Working Hours:
Mon-Thu (timings as per booking)
Single Class : AED 135
4 Classes : AED 480

Mind Marvel

Nurture your little artists' talents and creativity through Mind Marvel's awesome art courses and workshops for kiddos as young as four years! 

The art studio offers the following courses and workshops: painting workshop, art and craft workshop, acrylic painting course and pencil drawing course. Painting and art and craft workshops can be taken as a single lesson or package, while the acrylic painting and pencil drawing courses comprise of 8 lessons, each 90 minutes long, that can be taken either once or twice weekly. 

Book with Kidzapp and get 10%  OFF the courses and workshops! 

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608, Control Tower, Motor City, Dubai
Working Hours:
Tue-Sun 10:00 to 19:00, Mon CLOSED
Workshops from AED 90
Courses from AED 540


Give your kiddos a chance to master Padbol, the new awesome fusion sport, with sessions at EmiratesPadPro. 

The sessions will help your kiddos build and enhance football skills such as: body balance, agility, flexibility, communication with teammates, fast reaction and more. The sessions are suitable for kids aged 6 to 9 years and 10 to 14 years. 

Book with Kidzapp and enjoy over 20% OFF your course fees and a FREE trial class! 

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EmiratesPadPro Sports Academy, Warehouse 12, 16-24 Street, Al Qouz Industrial Fourth, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Working Hours:
Mon-Wed, 16:00 to 18:00
Packages from AED 260
Single Session : AED 65
1 Trial Class : FREE

Ballet and Drawing Classes at La Vita Music and Art Center

Sign up your little artists for ballet and drawing classes at La Vita Music and Art Center and allow them to unleash their energy and creativity in the most delicate way possible! 

Ballet classes are available for two age groups: 3.5 to 5 year old and 6 to 9 year olds. Kiddos learn classical dance and develop good physique through correct posture, graceful gait and body control. On the other hand, drawing classes introduce kiddos to various genres of art such as still life, landscape, portrait while also developing a variety of techniques through drawing with colored pencil, watercolor and acrylic paints

Book through Kidzapp and get 10% OFF class packages! 

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Sharjah, Al Taawun Road, Bait Al Karam Building. HC floor
Working Hours:
Sun/Tue 17:30 to 19:30
1 Month Ballet (8 Classes) : AED 382.5
1 Month Drawing (8 Classes) : AED 333

Flying Roses Academy

Sign up your kiddos for gymnastics classes at one of the top ranked ranked rhythmic gymnastic academies in the UAE: Flying Roses Academy!

Aimed at kids aged 3 to 14 years, the rhythmic gymnastics classes will enhance kiddo's body skills and capabilities through flexibility and technical and personal development. Classes take place twice a week, and each sessions is one hour long. 

Book with Kidzapp and get over 20% OFF class packages! The offer is also available at other Flying Roses Academy branches such as in Al Qusais, Dubai

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Al Buhairah Cournish, Al Majaz 3, Sharjah
Working Hours:
Mon-Wed 17:00 to 19:00
1 Month : AED 350
3 Months : AED 1000

Junior Marine Biologist Program at The National Aquarium Abu Dhabi

Feed your kiddos' curiosity and expand their knowledge through The National Aquarium's Junior Marine Biologist Program. 

This exciting and hands-on afterschool activity is aimed at kids aged 5 to 15 years and gives them the unique opportunity to explore the role of a Marine Biologist who takes care of over 46,000 animals from all around the world. The program is led by an educator who will teach kiddos how to perform roles of professional biologists such as animal care, monitoring the environment and selecting and providing the nutrition to different species and much more. The program applies a scientific approach that will allow students to enhance their knowledge in ecology, biology and chemistry in a real-life scenario

Book this awesome afterschool activity now with Kidzapp! 

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Al Khaleej Al Arabi St., Khor Al Maqta, Abu Dhabi
Working Hours:
Mon-Thu 16:00 to 19:00, Fri 14:30 to 17:30
Child (5-15yrs) : AED 350

Beit Arabi

Sign up your kiddos for afterschool Arabic classes at Beit Arabi and let them master this beautiful language through interactive classes. 

The center aims to encourage kids to play, speak, read stories and entertain in Arabic. After an entry level assessment to determine student's level in all Arabic skills (reading, writing, speaking, understanding, grammar), the teacher sets a suitable plan for each student accordingly with a curriculum based on reading stories, interactive hames, songs and sensory ways

Book with Kidzapp and get 10% OFF your Arabic classes! 

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Airport Road, Select Supermarket Building , M01, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Working Hours:
Sun-Fri 10:00 to 19:00
From AED 990

Special Offer at Mathnasium Abu Dhabi - Khalifa City

Enhance your kiddos math skills through Mathnasium's great math programs and let them learn math in a way that makes sense to them

The experienced tutors at Mathnasium utilize The Mathnasium Method™, their proprietary teaching materials and techniques, to offer each student a customized learning plan based on their individual needs and capabilities. Mathnasium offers a primary school math program, a middle school math program, as well as a high school math program. 

Book with Kidzapp and get 10% OFF your class packages! The offer is also available at all the various Mathnasium locations across the UAE, including Mathnasium Dubai Jumeirah and Mathnamsium Sharjah Al Juraina

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Mathnasium Khalifa City, Khalifa City A, b/w Street 3 and 7, Villa #3
Working Hours:
Mon-Thu 11:00 to 19:00 Fri 11:00 to 18:00 Sun 10:00 to 17:00
Packages from AED 1597.5

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