Frankfurt - Post Report Question and Answers

Are local sports classes and/or activities available for kids?

There are some but all in German, except out at base you can get them in English. - Jun 2024

My kids are in martial arts. The class is taught in German with individualized assistance provided in English. Frankfurt International School and the military's activity program offers a wide array of programs in English. - Aug 2023

Yes, if your child has learned German they will do beautifully in the local football clubs. Otherwise, after school clubs through the international schools or driving out to Wiesbaden near the base will be the better option for English speaking sport clubs. - Oct 2022

Soccer, volleyball and tennis on the compound. Most anything else will be in German. - Oct 2021

Lots of sports, soccer is, of course, big here. - Mar 2020

Yes to all! - Mar 2020

Yes, but you may have to work to get your kid involved. They are very German-centric. - Feb 2020

Yes, anything you'd want but a bit expensive. - Sep 2019

Yes. FIS also has an active sports program. The soccer clubs can be hard to break into for US kids, but persistence can pay off. - Apr 2019

Yes, plenty. Germans love sports! - Jan 2017

Yes, I'm aware of several consulate kids playing several sports either through school or a league. - Aug 2016

I'm guessing, yes. - Feb 2016

Here again the possibilities are endless. Many after-school programs offered at the school and clubs throughout Frankfurt and neighboring towns. Soccer, hockey, music lessons, art lessons, circus school, cheerleading, field hockey, parkour, etc. Children can also take advantage of sports programs offered on the Army base in Wiesbaden such as football and basketball. - Dec 2015

Lots. There are many clubs and school-based activities. - Mar 2014

Yes. - Mar 2012

Yes, but I do not know the details. - Oct 2011

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