A few of the social clubs in and outside of Doha provide a wide range of facilities for sport and leisure activities. Many membership options are available and cater for singles, couples and families.

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Al Jasrah Cultural and Social Club at Souq Waqif. Established by the Ministry of Sports and Youth in 1960, the club is one of the oldest literary clubs in the Arab world and hosts many writers and intellectuals from the Arab world, offering many free training courses in various creative areas such as writing, theatre and music. 4427 3124, 3318 1359, moc.gov.qa

Al Khor Community A housing complex, offering excellent facilities to employees of Qatargas and Al Khor International School (AKIS) with three clubs, including Al Dhakira Club, Al Nakheel Club, and Al Waha Club. 4473 4555, akcommunity.org

Al Khor Cultural Center A cultural and social centre of the Ministry of Sports and Youth established in 1981 for men with specialised cultural activities, recreational and scientific programmes. It was expanded in 2006 to include a ladies section with social and cultural programmes. 4472 2015 (men’s section), 4472 0362 (women’s section) ✅

Al Khor Girls Center Established by the Ministry of Ministry of Sports and Youth in 2012 as a youth centre to empower women and young girls and highlight their abilities in commitment to Islamic customs and values by organising various activities and initiatives. 4472 0600, 7747 0887, kgc.org.qa

Dana Club (pictured above) A private members club, offering families a place to relax, dine, exercise and play with a range of recreation facilities, restaurants, lounges, children’s activities and meeting rooms. Membership options are available and cater for singles, couples and families. 4496 0600/666, danaclub.com.qa

Dukhan Recreation Club (DRC) One of the oldest clubs managed by QatarEnergy and open to its staff only with several fitness and entertainment facilities. 4014 1879

Dukhan Water Sports Club A sailing club for QatarEnergy employees only. 4014 1894

Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) Formally inaugurated in 1992, the centre is a meeting of prominent Indian community members. 4468 6607, iccqatar.com

Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO) Clubs Al Banush Club 4409 1777 (for employees only)