Hanoi - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Yes. - Aug 2021

There are limited local sports options. UNIS has great swim program and sports in MS and HS and soccer club on Saturdays. UNIS also has a music academy (UMA) with lessons in variety of instruments. (my kids took piano lessons there). Hanoi Football Youth League has several teams: Hanoi Capitals baseball club consists of mostly of Vietnamese kids, and a few Americans. They meet on weekends for practices and put together tournament teams for regional tournaments. - Jul 2019

For older kids, yes, through the schools and some community-based. Not much is available for the preschool age. - Apr 2018

Yes, at the international schools. Hanoi has little open green space (the park space that exists is often pretty crowded already) so it's not a great city for extracurricular sports and outdoor activities. Embassy events at the American Club (which has a small basketball court, a volleyball court, and a grassy lawn) take place from time to time and are great for families to come together. If you poke around you can find tennis/golf/sports instructors at the various club facilities available around the city. - Dec 2017

Yes. Many except baseball, American football - May 2016

Yes. There are leagues. The schools also have sports programs and after school activities. - Aug 2015

Yes, at UNIS. - Dec 2011

Only at the schools and they are limited. - Aug 2011

UNIS is the place for that. Otherwise, the offerings are limited. - Dec 2009


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