Gaborone - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Yes: swimming, tennis, horse riding, soccer, you name it. - Dec 2023

The people that had kids seemed to find a fair amount of activities. Some of them had horseback riding and stuff like that. - Jul 2019

Through the schools, yes. There are others, but transport is always the challenge. There is swimming, piano, Kumon, horseback riding, some crafts, but you are going to have to work out how to get them there. - Jul 2016

Yes, the schools offer activities. There are also swim classes, piano/music classes, and other activities available. - Mar 2015

None... Nothing for the kids to do. - Oct 2014

Futbol (Soccer) is the game of choice. During season, you can always find people playing futbol and the Embassy has a recreational team. - Nov 2013

Yes, in the primary and secondary schools. I have not heard of any for preschool-aged children. The one dance school starts children at age four. - Jul 2013

Yes, through schools and camps during breaks. - Apr 2013

Most sports programs are through the local schools. You can also sign up for swimming lessons at local pools, at least one of which is indoors and available year 'round. Kids can take squash, tennis, or horseriding lessons for a fee. - Jun 2010

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