Expat sports groups & clubs Amsterdam
ATAC - Amsterdam Triathlon and Cycling Club
ATAC is a social club that welcomes expats and locals alike, with training going hand in hand with coffee stops and after-training drinks. There is also an active social calendar that extends to athletes' significant others and families. They have regular rides and runs for beginners through to experienced cyclists and triathletes, and welcome new members.
Classes: Monday, Tuesday and Friday at three locations in Amstelveen. Also has a programme for kids.
Telephone: 06 5249 6612
Aikido school Tenchi Ryu
Free trial lesson before you commit to a programme. Women and men train together; also available for kids.
Amsterdam Cricket Club
The Amsterdam Cricket Club formed in 1921 and is a family-friendly, social and successful club in the Amsterdam/Amstelveen area. Whether seeking high-quality Sunday league cricket or the gentler delights of a Saturday afternoon friendly, there is a team for everyone. There is also an extensive Colt’s section for children from the ages of 6 to 16.
Amsterdam Derby Dames
Amsterdam’s best roller derby crew. Head along and watch them scrimmage, or get amongst it.
Amsterdam Hash House Harriers
Running club with friendly social aspect, stopping frequently for a beer! Meets weekly on Sundays at 17:00 (summer) and at 15:00 (winter).
Amsterdam Mixed Football Group
Women and men meet weekly for a little footie. All matches are friendly and new members welcome. Locations vary, so check the website.
Amsterdam Municipal Golf Club
Before you start playing you must get your golf ability licence (Golfvaardigheidsbewijs). This is a standardised test and licensing process which players of the game must go through in order to be allowed to play on many golf courses in the Netherlands.
American Baseball Federation
ABF is a non-profit volunteer organisation that has been providing sports programs for all ages and nationalities. Either sign up to play or be a volunteer.
British Society Badminton and Squash
Social networking group and sports society. Open to all, of any age or background.
Telephone: 06 5170 8081
Cricket Club Bloemendaal is always looking for new players, especially children between 7 and 16 years old. Would it be possible to place info about cricket club bloemendaal on your website. Please also check www.ccbloemendaal.nl
There are a few climbing walls in the city – and this website lists them all and the climbing options available at each.
Dragon Boat Club
If you have always wanted to give this a try – then contact the club; the tryouts are free as part of their normal training routine.
House of Running
A social running club offering programmes for all fitness levels to prepare for various races, such as the Amsterdam Marathon, half marathon or 8km race. Get in great shape, make friends and have fun. The group meets weekly in Amsterdam during the training season.
At this gym you'll learn the famous 'Mejiro-style'. Kickbox training that is accessible for everyone: young & old, man & woman, beginners & experienced.
MYRA expat mens hockey team
The Ranstad Harings Scuba Dive Club
The website of the first open British sub-aqua club branch serving The Hague, Amsterdam, Utrecht and Rotterdam. Diving in the Netherlands may not have been high on your list of places to dive, but this club has some exceptional and surprising dive outings.
Slim Tennis is situated near Amsterdam Zuid WTC and offers tennis lessons for expats of all levels (including beginners). Custom lessons are possible, plus individual and group lessons can also be held during work lunch hours. These can be provided in English, French or Dutch.
There are courts dotted around the city suburbs, it's a matter of finding them. For a quick game try the Amstelpark courts. With 21 outdoor and 11 indoor courts, you can play tennis whenever it suits.
Learn the essential skills of rowing on Amsterdam's beautiful canals. Or perhaps further out of town, surrounded by trees and green pastures. Top Row provides opportunities for beginners, groups and more experienced rowers. The instructors lead classes in boats for 1 to 4 people. New classes begin every 8 weeks.
Touch Rugby XXX
Touch Rugby (or TOUCH) is a minimal contact sport played by men, women and children of all ages around the world. The XXX Amsterdam touch club runs a weekly session, as well as formal leagues and domestic and international representative teams. The club is open to anyone interested in the sport regardless of level of experience and it is based at Sportpark Het Loopveld.