Sports Directories in Egypt

 

Horse-back Riding  
Below are some of the most famous stables in Cairo for horse riding. Fees range between LE20-30 per hour. And most stables open from dawn till after sunset.

AA Stables
Pyramids: Nazlet El Semman
You can horse ride any day of the week at AA stables. For LE20 per hour you are allowed to go off into the desert behind the pyramids and enjoy the view, the fresh air and the ride. If you are not a pro, for an extra LE10 they will send one of their riders along for guidance.

El Ferousseya
Zamalek: Gezirah Club, Zamalek
Tel: 2736-0328 Open: 9am-noon & 2pm-4pm
Club members only are allowed to ride. They also organize horse racing tournaments and professional lessons for beginners and children.

El Ferousya Club
Zamalek: Saraya El Gezirah St.
Tel: 2738-1719 Open: 7am - 11:30am
Learn to ride in this training arena in ten sessions - an hour each.

Euro Stables
Pyramids: Nazlet El Semman
They rent out horses per hour, they sell horses and lodge them for you, as well as being known to hold dancing horse competitions.

FB Stables
Pyramids: Nazlet El Semman
Tel: 385-0404 Open: 7am-7pm
This stable is owned by Farouk Bereish who takes special care that you have a good horse and enjoy a good time. On the roof of the stables there is a cafe where they serve all drinks and hold BBQs.

MG Stables
Pyramids: Nazlet El Semman
Tel: 385-1241 Open: 24 hours
Next to FB and most of the others, they rent and sell horses, as well as organize Bedouin nights around bonn-fires and the horses perform dance routines to the music.

Sakkara Country Club
Sakkara, Pyramids
Tel: 381-1415 / 381-1893
Membership to the club is required to enjoy the facilities. The horse stable holds some one hundred horses, a tack room, a feeding room two lounging rings, a lit sand Manege serving show jumping and dressage riders, a full size grass paddock, a sand turn out for horses and professional training program for jumping and dressage.

Zinc Club
Heliopolis: Concorde El Salam Hotel
Tel: 622-4000/293-1085 Open: 3pm-6pm
Offers lessons to children and adults. Ten lessons - of half an hour each - at LE250. You can also get one half an hour lesson for LE50.

 

Tennis
Arab Contractors Tennis
Nasr City-7611341-1371
Open: 9am-1pm & 5pm-9pm (Closed on Fridays & Saturdays)
A tennis center completely separate from the main club. They hold championships for professional tennis players as well as training sessions for pros. There are ten high level clay courts with ball machines. They hold training programs for players given by certified instructors. There is also a mini-tennis program for 4-8 year old children. Furthermore, there is a fitness centre and a cafe area.

Centre Dreamland Golf & Tennis
6th of October City
Tel: 855-3162/4 Open: 9am-8:30pm
A tennis centre inside Dreamland City. They have eight courts and a school with professional trainers for adults and children. Tournaments are also held on the premise.'

Resort Kattameya Heights Golf & Tennis Resort
Heliopolis-Maadi Ring Road
Tel: 2758-0512 / 7 / 758-0505
Fax: 2758-0504 Open: 9am-9pm
It is a vast area with ten tennis courts provided for members. There are also special training programs for men and women as well as a mini school for children. This club also holds one of the largest golf courses, huge swimming pools, dining facilities as well as a sophisticated up market residential area.

Sakkara Country Club
Sakkara, Pyramids
Tel: 381-1415/381-1893
In this beautiful private club, there are four clay tennis courts and trainers available to teach adults as well as children. There is also a swimming pool, horse riding, golf, playgrounds, volleyball and basketball.

Smash Tennis Academy
Heliopolis: Behind Novotel Airport Hotel
Tel: 267-0467 / 0779 / 010-539-5351 Open: 9am-10pm
Smash is the first Tennis academy in Egypt situated in a very quite and unpolluted area of Heliopolis. They have professional trainers and designated programs to suit every player's level, age and interest, with monthly evaluation. You can reserve any of the many high standard lit clay courts enjoying the best quality tennis in a clean surrounding. The Club House has an elegant restaurant, terrace, clinic for physiotherapy as well as academic tennis classes. Other facilities include swimming pools with professional trainers, squash courts free access to the gym and participation in' social events and competitions. Inside the Academy, there is an aerobics and modern dance studio 'In Motion'.
 
Diving
British Sub Aqua Club
Diving school
Heliopolis
Tel: 290-2943
CIO The British Embassy

Maadi Divers
Maadi: 18 Road 218 Degla
Tel: 519-8644
The offer diving courses and international PADI certificates. They also organize diving trips to Sharm El Sheikh. You can buy or rent Scuba equipment from the centre.

Scuba Fun
Maadi: 16 Road 233, Degla
Tel: 516-2016 / 010-141-3590
They offer diving courses and international CMAS certificates. They also organize safaris and diving trips.

Scuba Plus
Dokki: 21 Mecca St.
Tel: 748-0818 / 749-5717
Email: scubaplus@divers-lodge.com 
This is Cairo's first PADI five star IDC centre. They offer courses in diving and organize trips and safaris in some of the best diving spots in Egypt. Trips are two to seven days long.

Scubatec Egypt
Heliopolis: 3 Dr. Hassan Aflaaton St.
Tel: 418-0118
They offer diving courses and they give PADI and NAUI certificates. They also organize trips and are considered one of the main importers of diving equipment in Egypt.

 
Other Sports 
Ice Skating
Genena Shopping Centre
Batrawi St, Nasr City
Tel: 404-4261
In the first floor of Genena mall there is a large ice skating ring.

Rowing
Egyptian Rowing Union
Downtown: 3 El Shawarbl St.
Tel: 393-4350
This is the Egyptian Union for rowing. If you need to join any club for rowing or need any information as a pro or an amateur, this is the place to go.

Rugby
Cairo Rugby Club Maadi: 10 Rd. 104/161
Website: www.cairorugby.com 
Cairo's first rugby club offers other sports such as football and a ladies rugby team. Meetings are held twice every week for both the rugby and football members. The club also organizes different social events which can be open for non members.

 

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