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11 February 2019 09:00 pm

Qatar Sport Day 2019 activities [UPDATED]

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Qatar is one of the very few countries in the world to dedicate a public holiday to sport, and the number of people that have turned out to join in activities over the last few years reflects the impact its had on the population. Now on its 8th year, the Qatar National Sport Day 2019—a public holiday—kicks off even bigger with a line-up of sports and recreational activities scattered across the country on Tuesday (February 12).

Listed below are some of the most exciting Sport Day-related activities and events to watch out for!

Mirqab Mall

The posh Al Mirqab Mall is set to host an action-packed day of activities for the whole family in celebration of the 2019 Sport Day. The mall will be filled with energizing activities, hosting unique events such as an indoor paddling bike area in the Atrium, a pop-up soft-play obstacle course, football skills test, and Zumba for all ages!

Besides these, the mall will also offer a popular range of sports brands under its roof, where shoppers have a chance to find all their sporting gear at specialty shops like Go Sport and Courir, as well as dining promotions all geared towards healthy living.

National Sports Day activities at Mirqab Mall will take place on the day itself from 4PM till 9PM.

Hotel offers

Fraser Suites West Bay

Here are the offers and promotions that Fraser Suites West Bay has in store for the people of Qatar in the celebration of the Qatar Sport Day 2019:

    1. Free access to their gym on the 11th, 12th, and 13th of Feb for non-residents
    2. 50% off on gym memberships all February long
    3. Healthy buffet breakfast at The Social from 6:30 till 10:30 AM for only QR 80 per head from February 11-13
    4. Free yoga and meditation class for non-residents at their helipad from 4 to 5 PM on the day itself
    5. Special sports day stay package with a healthy buffet breakfast for only QR 350 (single occupancy) and QR 400 (double occupancy) from February 11-13
    6. Lucky draw for guests staying with them from February 11-13

For details on any of the above, feel free to contact (+974) 4495 5041 / 42/ 43 or email them at [email protected]

Sheraton Doha

Fitness activities are scheduled all throughout the day at the Sheraton Hotel Doha and they're all open to the public. The line-up includes meditation yoga, boot camp, Zumba, spinning, beach volleyball, rowing challenge, table tennis, and various kids activities!

They'll also have a Fitness Brunch at La Veranda and a Sport Day-related celebration at the LaLiga Lounge, both of which we would happen on the day itself.

For more information, call: (+974) 4485 3000, 4485 4444, 4485 4600

Marsa Malaz Kempinski

Enjoy endless complimentary benefits from Marsa Malaz Kempinski to mark the Sport Day 2019 occasion with the following offers:

  • Access to the gym
  • Yoga class and Boot Camp class (prior registration)
  • Free non-motorized water sports activities
  • Consultations: Spa by Clarins & Personal Trainer
  • Healthy Juice Corner in the lobby

For more information, call: (+974) 4035 5011

Ezdan Palace Doha


Book a room at Ezdan Palace Hotel until Sport Day 2019 and enjoy the second night for FREE! In addition, you'll get FREE breakfast and dinner on the 2nd night at Tolaitola Restaurant and 50% discount on gym membership.

For more information, call: (+974) 4007 1111

Wyndham Hotel

Wyndham Grand Regency Doha's room rates for Sport Day 2019 start from QR 300 with buffet breakfast for single occupancy, valid from February 10 to 15. Besides this, a 50% discount on gym membership is also up for grabs for the month of February.

Use the promo code QNSD2019 upon booking.

For room reservation, call: (+974) 4434 3112 / 3114.
For gym membership, call: (+974) 4434 3152 / 3153

Qatar Airways promotion

Celebrate National Sport Day with a special offer from no less than Qatar Airways to incredible places around the globe and save on all-inclusive fares:

  • Up to 25% off in premium and up to 35% off in Economy Class.
  • Earn double Qmiles and Qpoints in premium or 50% Qmiles and Qpoints in Economy Class

CLICK HERE

*Offer valid until 14 February 2019 for travel until 31 August 2019

Aspire Zone Foundation

Priding itself as Qatar's sports capital, the Aspire Zone Foundation is once again bustling with all events and activities fitness-related.

The fun starts as early as 8AM and continues till 3PM with a fun run, staff walk, volleyball, martial arts, football events, and nordic walk as part of this year's robust line-up.

For more information, click HERE.

Katara Cultural Village

The Katara Cultural Village is packed with all activities and events Sport Day-related starting from 8AM till 6PM! To view the whole programme, click HERE.

Qatar Foundation


For the first time ever in Education City, a 3km obstacle course will span the length of Oxygen Park and put your speed, agility, stamina, and determination to the test.

The obstacle course will comprise 14 challenging obstacles for players to overcome in the shortest time possible. You can compete either as an individual or as part of a three-membered team. All participants will be timed—fastest one across wins!

They also have a smaller-scale track tailored for children to enjoy called the 'mini track.'

Activities will kick off at the Ceremonial Green Spine from 9AM till 6PM and everyone's welcome to take part!

For more information, click HERE.

The Pearl Qatar

The Pearl Qatar wants you to play, have fun, and enjoy the National Sport Day! The action kicks off at exactly 8AM and countinues till 4PM in two locations (Costa Malaz and 2-10 La Croisette, Porto Arabia). There'll be football tournaments, basketball, tennis, a kids zone, and much more!

For more info, click HERE.

Qatar University

Hurry as only the first 200 attendees will receive FREE membership to the gym, swimming pool, or women's sports facility!

Digital Incubation Center

The Digital Incubation Center is inviting you and your friends to celebrate the Qatar National Sport Day a day earlier (February 11, 2019) to experience an active and healthier lifestyle.

Timing: 8AM-3:00PM
Venue:
Ground Floor of Al Nasr Tower B

Learn to play golf!


The Education City Golf Club is offering Doha residents the chance to learn golf at a discounted price! Try playing the sport with qualified professionals and experience an introduction like never before while learning its fundamentals. Adults and children are both welcome to participate and there's no basic knowledge needed so don't miss it!

Cost: QR 185
Register HERE.

Free scuba diving lessons!

Northern Divers will be providing FREE introduction to scuba diving for interested joiners as well as photos of the session afterward.

For more information, click HERE.

Dragon Boat


Come and witness Qatar's finest Dragon boat teams compete on National Sport Day 2019 at the Katara Beach and get the chance to try the sport for yourself too! Event is open and free for everyone.

For more info, call: (+974) 3057 7633, 7717 8005

Paddle your way to Purple Island!


Embrace Qatar’s heritage by traveling North, passing thru Al Khor and enjoying the eco-tourist activity to the Mangroves of Al Thahkira with kayaking Adventure. Prepare to explore the different winding mangroves channels taking in the views of wildlife life including reef egrets, terns, and herons as well as enjoy an occasional jumping fish.

Note: Great tour for all ages including singles or families.

Price: QR 150 (Adult), QR 70 (kids below 12 years), QR 30 (kids below 7 years)

To book, click HERE.

Do you have more Sport Day 2019 events and activities that you'd like to add to this listing? If yes, drop us a line in the comments and also, don't forget to like and share this article—it keeps us going!