Clubs & Associations

English-speaking social groups, clubs and community organisations for expats living on the French Riviera. Find meet-up groups, yachting associations, women's clubs and charities.

South African Club of the French Riviera & Monaco
Regular social events, evenings and weekends; most events open to members and non-members. A full calendar of events is on the website.
Canadian Club Monaco
A club for Canadians and friends of Canada to meet regularly at monthly dinners and other events in and around Monaco. Open to all with a passion for Canada.
Professional Yachting Association (PYA)
Association for yachting professionals worldwide with crew advice on certificates and training. Also verifies yacht sea service via a Service Record Book recognised by the MCA for recording sea time.
Democrats Abroad
A club connecting Americans with US politics by registering, informing and motivating voters as well as supporting candidates, holding events and raising funds.
International Women's Club of the Riviera
IWCR - International Women's Club of the Riviera; Women of all nationalities meet and take part in social, cultural and sporting activities.
Cercle Nordique
Social club for Scandinavians and anyone interested in Franco-Nordic relations, living on the Cote d'Azur. The club organises French language courses and social events throughout the year. 
The International Club of the Cote d'Azur
Club bringing together the International community on the Cote d'Azur, with regular events and meet ups for people of all nationalities and all ages.
Sunny Bank
Provides, in partnership with a commercial operator, an Anglophone-friendly medicalised retirement home, with close volunteer support for residents and other elderly dependent expats still living in their own homes. 
International Womens Club Provence
Club for social networking and community volunteering (charity fundraising) to women residing in the western area of the Var (Lorgues) and throughout Provence. 
British Association - Nice Branch
Benevolent association providing general help and advice to visitors and newcomers to France. Regular social and fund raising events.
Club Norvege Cote dAzur
Cote dAzur group of the Norwegian club.
Club Residents Etrangers de Monaco
Club for foreign residents in Monaco organising cocktail events, talks on life in Monaco, musical evenings, exhibitions, dinners, childrens events, visits to museums and courses and workshops. At 1 avenue Princesse Grace, Monaco.
The American Club of the Riviera
Promotes intellectual, economic, cultural and social relationships between residents, visitors and other nationalities on the Cote d'Azur. Monthly lunches, 4th of July and Thanksgiving events. Membership open to all nationalities.
The Shepherd & Dog Social Club
Social club at the Holy Trinity Church in Cannes.  Members can borrow books, read newspapers, have lunch and socialise. 11:00 to 14:00 Wednesdays (except holidays). All welcome regardless of age, nationality or religion. 
Monaco USA
Social and business network for Americans, Monegasques and other English speaking members of the community. Social events include monthly Happy Hours, charity events and holiday celebrations.
Association France-Grande Bretagne
Club aiming to foster a better understanding between France and Britain. Offers English classes for French people, a French class for the British and informal get-togethers in Nice.
Scouts & Guides of Monaco
The Monaco Scouts & Guides (founded 1923) is a member of the World Scout & Guide Organizations (WOSM/WAGGGS) and offers all scouting activities for children. Also welcomes any adult Scouts/Guides back to the movement.
Royal British Legion Riviera
French Riviera branch of the UK Armed Forces charity. The Chairman of the Nice-Monaco branch: Commander Michael Healy MBE.  
SAFI: South African International Association
Association established to raise awareness of South African nature and heritage. Holds fundraising social events - Mandela Day, Out of Africa Family Day - to raise funds for conservation projects.
Commonwealth Club Of The Riviera
A club for English-speaking citizens of the Commonwealth, who are permanent or part-time residents on the Cote d'Azur. This non-profit association has a regular programme of social events at venues across the region.
Riviera Rebels Line Dance Club
Anglo-French line dance club with lessons every Tuesday evening, all levels welcome.  Various events during the year including summer barbecues. Lessons at the Mougins School, 615 Avenue Docteur Maurice Donat, Font de L'Orme, 06251 Mougins.
Club des Bambins
Mothers and their children under pre-school age get together every Thursday morning to talk and do indoor and outdoor activities. An opportunity to take a break and make new friends. Based in Mouans-Sartoux (06).
Nice Expat Meetup Group
Social group organising regular meetups for English-speaking expats in Nice. Open to all nationalities.
British Association of Monaco (BAM)
Organisation for British and Commonwealth citizens (and friends) in Monaco and surrounding areas, to meet socially, share views and provide welfare service. Regular social, cultural and fund raising events.
Aussies On The Riviera
Social club for Australians, Antipodeans and fans of Australia living in the South of France. Regular get-togethers for national events, sports and singles nights. Membership is not essential, all are welcome. Most events take place in or around Nice.