Expat Clubs & Associations

Cub Scouts
Meets every Wednesday evening from 17:00-19:00 at English College in Safa 1.
Dubai Press Club
Association of journalists and media professionals. Located at Convention Centre Building in Dubai World Trade Centre.
Al Muntazah Ladies Club
Organises activities, events, and social groups for residents living in Al Muntazah Compound.
Emirates Greeks
Social community providing news, information and advice to Greeks and Cypriots living in the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai Drama Group
Non-profit community theatre group. Organises social events and produces theatrical productions.
Emirates Golf Federation
Oversees the development of amateur golf and the national golf team. Distributes the official golf rules and etiquette guidelines. Open from Sunday to Thursday 09:00-17:00. Office located at Arabian Ranches Golf Club.
Dubai Irish Society
Social group organises and promotes Irish cultural events and celebrations. Hosts the annual Dubai Rose Ball where an Irish expat is chosen to represent Dubai at the Rose of Tralee International Festival in Ireland.
Creative Mumz
Mums From Sharjah to Dubai meet to share and learn crafting and creative skills.
Offers various services to expats like business group, recruitment, leisure, business services, company formation, education, foreign exchange, financial advise, finance, health, insurance, investing, property and a lot more. Located at Downtown Dubai.
Silk Path
Asian culture-inspired social group and information portal. Restaurant reviews, promotional information and events.
Automobile & Touring Club of the United Arab Emirates
Represents FIA, FIM, CIK, FIVA and AIT in the United Arab Emirates. Also organises major motor sport events in the UAE and develops road and vehicle safety awareness campaigns. Located at Al Wuhaida Street in Al Mamzar.
Dubai Astronomy Group
Promotes the study of astronomy and organises stargazing trips in the desert.
Emirates Motor Sports Federation
Organises car rallying events in the United Arab Emirats. Located in Garhoud (behind Dubai Aviation College).
Emirates Diving Association
Legislates all diving activities in the United Arab Emirates and promotes dive safety and marine conservation. Members receive quarterly magazines.
Hot Cog Mountain Bike Club
Mountain biking enthusiasts hold weekly rides for advanced riders.
A global youth organisation that develops leadership capabilities through internal leadership programmes and engaging students and graduates in international student exchange and internship programs for profit and non-profit organisations.
Society of Engineers - UAE
Professional organization for engineers and workers in the engineering industry. Assists in creating rules and regulations of engineering in the UAE.
Mirdif Mums
A social group for families with babies and young children to play together in the local Mirdif community. Monthly events include: Mums Night Out, informative talks led by healthcare professionals, and social events. Members also receive a discount car
India Club
Members club offering sports, entertainment, leisure facilities, and restaurants. Also has banquet halls for hire. Open daily from 06:00-00:00. Located behind Al Nasr Statdium in Oud Metha.
An online forum for BMW enthusiasts from the UAE and surrounding countries to discuss car issues, get advice, buy and sell cars, and get together for BMW-related events.
UAE Swimming Federation
Government organisation promotes swimming to the general population in the UAE. Organises development training for UAE National Swim Team competing in local, international, and Olympic tournaments.
Dubai Quilters Guild
Quilt makers group meets monthly from September to May to discuss new techniques, projects and purchase quilting material and equipment.
Black Eagles Motorcycle Club, UAE
A members-only club for motorcycle riders in the UAE.
Teens Club Culture
Social club for teenagers. Membership benefits include access to monthly film screenings, competitions, events, parties and discounts.
Alliance Francaise de Dubai
French cultural centre organises cultural events, workshops, and Arabic and French language classes for children and adults. 2 locations: Near Dubai Healthcare City in Oud Metha and at Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (DUCTAC) in Al Barsha.
The Emirates Culinary Guild
The UAEs association of professional chefs. Non profit organisation dedicated to the advancement of culinary arts in the UAE.
The Republic UAE
Club for university students and youth in Dubai. Organizes entertainment events and community service projects.
Volunteer-run organisation promoting wholesome values and leadership qualities in girls from 5 to 24 years old. Various groups throughout Dubai: Arabian Ranches, Jebel Ali, Jumeirah, Mirdif and The Springs.
Teens 4 Positive Action
Social group encourages teenagers to make positive contributions to their community through volunteering.
Open Doors Overseas
Organises events and activities for expats in Dubai looking to make new friends with people of similar interests. Open to individuals and families. Free to Join.
South African Womens Association
Non-profit womens group dedicated to improving and assisting in the daily lives of South African expatriate families through networking and social events.
Dubai Roadsters
Leisure and recreational cycling enthusiasts meet for weekly club rides, training and desert/mountain tours. Weekly club rides on Sunday and Tuesday (pm) and Friday (am) in Nad Al Sheba.
Dubai Surf Ski & Kayak Club
Social club for paddling sport enthusiasts with members-only races organised every other weekend. Operates Dubai Paddling School which offers paddling fitness and technique classes for all skill levels.
UAE Dragon Boat Association
Organizes dragon boating races and events.
Australia New Zealand Association (ANZA Dubai)
Social activities for Australians and New Zealanders organised by volunteers. Quarterly newsletter promotes social events, Australian- and New Zealander-owned businesses in the UAE and helpful information for expats.
Dubai Caledonian Society
Social group organises events for Scottish expatriates living in Dubai.
Dubai Ladies Club
Womens leisure club organises social events and fitness activities. Facilities include: tennis and squash courts, swimming pool, ladies-only beach, indoor fitness centre, art centre, creche and spa. Located on Jumeirah Beach Road in Jumeirah 2.