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Activity centres
Fun City
(02 681 5526)
Locationa: Marina Mall.
Timings: Sun-Wed. 10am-11pm; Thu 10am-12 midnight; Fri 2pm-12 midnight.
More info: No entry charges for children or adults, rides cost between Dhs4-Dhs12. all sorts of rides such as bumper cars.

Whiz Kidz Skill Development
Call: (02 641 7450)
Location: Mezzanine Floor, Jumbo Electronics building, Defence road.
Timings: Open daily. Dhs200-Dhs600.
More info: Whiz Kidz offers a range of activities, including drawing, painting, arithmetic training, calligraphy, public speaking and etiquette.

Arts and Crafts

Abu Dhabi Pottery
Call: (02 666 7079)
Location: Khalidiya Gardens. Taxi: 16th Street, opp. Golden Fork.
Timings: Sat 10.30am - 11.30am; 4.30pm-5:30pm; Mon 4.30pm-5:30pm; 6pm-7.30pm.
More info: Dhs200-Dhs600 per month for four sessions, plus a day, glazing and firing fee. Catering to kids aged five and above teaching the basics of pottery with regular new workshops.

Café Ceramique
Call: (02 666 4412) Khalidiya Road, near Choithram supermarket.
Timimgs: Sun-Thu 8am-12 midnight, Fri 10 am-12 midnight; Sat 8am - 12midnight.
More info: A café where you can paint crockery. The café holds monthly Art for Fun workshops.
Other sports
Armed Forces Officers Club

Call: (02 441 5900)
Location: Near the Grand Mosque.
Timings: Daily 10am-10pm. per game Dhs8 (non-members), Dhs6 (members), show hire Dhs3.
More info: This huge sports complex has four bowling alleys and boasts an Olympic-size swimming pool.
E-sports Abu Dhabi Football Academy
Call: (050 698 0048)
Location: Taxi: Al Ghazal Golf Club
Email: Timings: Sun 4.30pm-5.30pm Tue 5pm-6pm age 11 plus. Dhs 450 once a week, Dhs800 twice a week for 12 weeks. Kit not included.
Beach Club
Call: (02 697 9302)
Location: Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers. Anything from backstroke to butterfly, so book the kids in.

Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
Call: (02 644 6666)
Location: Le Meridien Abu Dhabi Hotel.
Call Mr. Tawfiq on 050 782 1337 to book a lesson.
Timings: Daily 8am-9pm Dhs110 for a single child, Dhs65 per child for two children. An outdoor children's swimming pool is available.

Horse riding
Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club
Call: (02 445 5500)
Location: Nr Immigration Office, Al Mushrif,
Timings: Private lessons Sat-Thu 7am-10am. Group lessons Sat-Wed 4.30pm-8.30pm. Compulsory annual membership Dhs500. Private lesson from Dhs175 per hour. Group lesson (about 10 people) Dhs50 (non-Emiratis), Dhs30 for Emiratis.
Ice Skating
Abu Dhabi Ice Rink
Call: (02 444 8458)
Location: Zayed Sports City, Old Airport Road, after Carrefour.
Timings: Sun (ladies only) 9am-12noon; 12 noon-5pm as normal; Mon-Tue 10am-5pm; Wed 10am-7.30pm. Thu ladies only) 10am - 10pm; Fri-Sat 10am -10pm. entrance Dhs5, ice skating Dhs10.
More info: An Olympic size ice rink, with French café, arcade entertainment, shops and children's area. Lessons available.

Martial Arts
Abu Dhabi Combat Club
Call: (02 443 0355)
Location: Near Immigration Office, Al Mushrif.
Timings: Sun-Thu judo 5pm-6pm, kick-boxing 7pm-8pm. Dhs150 per month.
More info: Judo for younger children and kick-boxing lessons for the over 14s.

Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
Call: (02 697 0272)
Location: Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort, Corniche Road East.
Timings: Sat 6.30pm-7.30pm; Mon 6.30pm-7.30pm; Wed 6.30pm-7.30pm. Dhs225 for 10 classes (non-members), Dhs180 for 10 classes (members and juniors). Introductory class Dhs25 (non members), Dhs20 (members). Karate classes for all levels.

Abu Dhabi International Sailing School
Call: (02 681 3446/50 681 1743) Location: Taxi: opp. Marina Mall, next to Havana Café
More info: Lessons from Dhs100 for two and half hours and from Dhs800 for eight lessons. The school, which is part of Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club, is now open to the public. The focus is on sailing lessons for children over eight - they must be good swimmers.
Scuba diving and snorkelling
Sun Divers
Call: (050 716 9081/02 562 9100) Location: Al Jazira Beach Resort and Hotel Bungalows. Taxi: Ghantoot, midway between Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Timings: Daily 9am-10pm.
More info: Junior Diver (12 years) Dhs1,500; Open Water (15 years) Dhs1,500; Bubblemaker Dhs160; Discovery Course Dhs320; Day Safari to Hatta Pools Dhs250; Day Safari to Oman Dhs400. One to six dives Dhs110; six-20 dives Dhs100 each; more than 20 dives Dhs90, all per person.
Certified diving courses for beginners and advanced divers (SSI, CMAS, PADI). Courses available to children aged eight years and above at the Mermaids Club.
More sports
Abu Dhabi Health & Fitness Club
(02 443 6333)
Location: Saeed bin Talmoon Street, between the Department of Immigration and the Abu Dhabi Race & Equestrian Club, Class times and prices vary. Taekwondo, swimming, tennis and a basketball team.
Etiquette House
Call: (050 612 7443)
More info: Dhs600. Five two-hour children's protocol classes with Jasmin Dibsi.

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