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Are local sports classes and/or activities available for kids?
Many club sports, but all will be in Croatian. We have found coaches/swim coaches are willing to translate for English, but for our son, being the only English speaker in the group hasn't been fun. Very limited options at school. Preschool age programs are usually offered at the typical American dinner/bedtime of 5:30 pm or 7:30 pm, as most Croatian parents have 2 working adults and can only take their kids out after work. So we haven't had the chance to try those for our younger child. - Apr 8, 2016
Private clubs are the only way to go for kids and for all kinds of European sports. - Jun 16, 2014
We haven't actually heard of anyone taking their kids to any team sports, but once again, Croatians have a fighting culture and there are a lot of Martial arts places for kids. We have also seen a lot of families take their kids to swimming lessons. I am sure there are soccer clubs too, we just haven't seen or heard of anyone participating. - Feb 18, 2014
Yes. Unfortunately most sports are available only with Croatian teams/instructors. - Mar 2, 2009