What to Do On National Sports Day 2020


National Sports Day is celebrated annually in Qatar every second Tuesday of February and its main objective is to promote and support a healthy lifestyle for Doha residents.

The first National Sports Day was held in 2012 and since then, the majority of private or public organizations in Qatar organize a series of activities for their employees or Doha’s residents, in an effort to encourage and inspire a healthy and active way of living. The day is a public holiday.

Let’s see what’s happening in Doha on February 11:

1. National Sport Day at Losail Circuit Sports Club

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Ladies of Doha, get ready! Losail Circuit Sports Club along with Qatar Sports for All Federation and Qatar Cyclists organize a range of activities exclusively for ladies. Boys under 9 years old are also allowed.

The activities will include fitness classes and cycling as well as, various lifestyle workshops and kids’ activities.

Location: Losail Circuit Sports Club

Time: 9am-7pm

Free Entrance

For more information, click here: https://www.circuitlosail.com/en/event/%2013957/NATIONAL-SPORT-DAY

2. National Sports Day at Aspire

Aspire Zone organizes a day full of events and activities for all family members. Activities will include Spinning Classes, Fitness Relay, Fun Run, Run & Bike, Football, Climbing Wall, Recreation Games and more.

To register, check out Aspire Zone’s Facebook and Instagram accounts: https://www.facebook.com/aspirezone/


For the detailed schedule, location and timings check out the following images:

3. Qatar Fun Run

The AFG College along with the University of Aberdeen organizes a Fun Run on National Sports Day; the run will be positively challenging those who want to run their first trail race.

Activities for kids are also scheduled.

There will also be special prizes for the winners!

Location: Al Jassasiya Street – Al Waab Area

Time: 9am

Free Entrance

For more information click here: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/ qatar/events/15560/

4. Qatar National Sports Day at Museum of Illusions

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle requires a lot of training – not just physical but a lot of mental training too. With that said, the Museum of Illusions organizes a day full of games and activities that will exercise the brain’s muscles and train our mind. Prizes will be included.

Location: Museums of Illusions

Time: 9am-10pm

Tickets: 80 QAR for adults, 60 QAR for kids.

For more information, check out the Museum’s Facebook page and the Events section: https://www.facebook.com/moi.doha.qa/

5. Qatar National Day at Marsa Malaz Kempinski

Marsa Malaz Kempinski organizes a day full of activities and healthy delicacies.

Activities for adults start at 9am and include Pilates, Yoga, Volley Ball, Aqua Aerobics, Kayak, Arm Wrestling and more. Kids’ activities include Yoga for kids, Cooking classes, Kids’ Zumba, Treasure Hunt, Swimming Pool games and more.

The schedule is as follows:

Adult Activities

9:00am: Line UP, Day Activities Briefing & Warm UP 9:30am – 10:15am: Beach Boot Camp Session

10:30am – 11:30am: Pilates, Volley Ball & Hula Hoop Challenge 11:45am – 12:30pm: Tug of War & Sponge Relay

1:00pm – 2:00pm: Aqua Aerobics

2:30pm – 3:30pm: Kayak & Stand up Paddling 3:30pm – 4:00pm: Arm Wrestling

4:30pm – 5:30pm: Sunset Yoga

Kids’ Activities

9:00am – 9:30am: Kick off Activity Jog 9:30am – 10:00am: Tug of War Fastest Relay 10:00am – 11:00am: Cooking Class 11:00am – 12:00pm: Treasure Hunt & Piñata 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Kids’ Zumba

1:00pm – 2:00pm: Water Beach Games, Water Balloon Toss, Sponge Pass, Water Bucket Relays & Tug of War

2:00pm – 3:00pm: Pedal Boat Ride for Kids 3:00pm – 3:30pm: Tennis Social

3:30pm – 5:00pm: Yoga for Kids

4:00pm – 4:30pm: Swimming Pool Challenge

Complimentary access to the Health Club, Beach and Kids Playroom will be available.

Lastly, on the night of February 10, there will be a carb-free corner at the Sawa Buffet, along with healthy juices at the Grand Lobby.

Location: Marsa Malaz Kempinski

Time: 9am-5:30pm

For inquiries and reservations: +974 40355555

6. National Sports Day at Doha Festival City

Doha Festival City, one of the most popular malls in Doha, organizes a plethora of fun activities to celebrate the National Sports Day, both indoors and outdoors; some of them will be held throughout the month.

Check out the full program here: https://www.dohafestivalcity.com/home/whats-on/events/SportsMonthatFestivalCity

Stay tuned on Doha Festival City’s Facebook page for all the updates and news: https://www.facebook.com/DohaFestivalCity/

7. National Sports Day At Little Kickers Doha

Little Kickers organizes a range of fun activities for the young ones.

Location: Little Kickers Qatar

Time: 3pm-5pm

Reserve your spot: +974 77906677 or info@littlekickers.qa

For more information, click here: https://www.facebook.com/events/ 1048825432117676/

8. National Sport Day at Sheraton Hotel

Sheraton Grand Doha Resort organizes various fitness activities for both adults and kids; free of charge.

Activity Schedule:

Meditation Yoga 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Activity Room #3

Boot Camp

8:00 am – 9:00 am Resort Garden


9:00 am – 11:00 am

Resort Garden

Spinning with Katharine 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Outdoor Tennis Court

Ladies Yoga

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Activity Room #3

Mixed Yoga

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Activity Room #3

Les Mills Body Pump 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Outdoor Tennis Court

All Day

Beach Volleyball Resort Garden

Rowing Challenge Fitness Center

Table Tennis

Indoor Tennis Court Kids Activities

Mini Basketball

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Crazy Ringo

10:00 am to 11:00 am


11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Water-coloring Competition (Sport Day Theme) 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Mini Olympic Games 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Face Painting

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel Time: 7am-5pm

Free Entrance

For more information: +974 4485 4600 or HRC.sheratondoha@sheraton.com

Qatar National Sports Day at Sheraton Fitness
Celebrate Qatar National Sport Day at Sheraton Grand Doha! Dedicate a day full of health at Sheraton Fitness with a fun-filled fitness day. Free admission for everyone. For more information, call 4485 4600. ACTIVITY SCHEDULE Meditation Yoga7:00 am – 8:00 am Activity Room #3 Boot Camp8:00 am -…


9. National Sports Day at JW Marriot Marquis

JW Marriot Marquis City Center Doha celebrates Qatar National Sports Day with a plethora of activities in special prices.

Make sure to check JW’s Facebook page or call +974 44295000 for more information and details.

10. National Sports Day at Aqua Tots

Fun activities for little swimmers will be offered by Aqua Tots. Entrance and participation will be free of charge!

Location: Aqua Tots Qatar Time: 3pm-5pm

For information and reservations: +974 77906677 or mkninfo@aqua-tots.com

11. National Sports Day with Kenyan Diaspora Doha Running Group

Fun activities such as running, ball games and cricket will be organized by the Kenyan Diaspora Doha Running Group.

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyan-Diaspora-Doha- Running-Group-1168376159936370/?_rdc=1&_rdr

Location: Asian City, NAAS Group, Opposite Grand Mall, Gate number 4, Building 33

Time: 8am-3pm No ticket required

How are you going to spend the day?

*Cover image by Katara.net

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