Clubs and societies in Cape Town

Expats moving to Cape Town will have many sports clubs to choose from
With picturesque scenery and amazing landscapes, it’s no wonder that Cape Town is a sports-lover’s paradise. From the multitude of hiking trails and forest walks, to sporting facilities of the highest standard, Cape Town has it all. Regardless of one’s particular taste, there is a club for everyone looking to make Cape Town their home.
Some of the clubs require approval of registration by a committee, and at times the waiting list may be lengthy. 

Cricket in Cape Town


Western Province Cricket Club
Address: Ave De Mist, Rondebosch
Tel: +27 21 657 3334
More than just a cricket club, it offers running, cycling, bowls, squash, hockey and tennis and is equipped with a fitness centre. The club has been around for more than 150 years, situated in the beautiful suburb of Rondebosch, home to all sports. 

Cape Town Cricket Club
Address: The Boon Wallace Oval, Victoria Road, Plumstead
Tel: +27 83 298 6046
The club has an impressive foundation, established almost 160 years ago. Home to some of the top international cricket players, The Cape Town Cricket Club is the perfect place for cricket lovers.

Football in Cape Town


Camps Bay Football Club
Address: The Meadway, Camps Bay
Tel: +27 21 438 1992
With junior and senior sides, football fanatics can enjoy kicking a ball around on the grounds located right next to the beach. 

Table View Football Club
Address: Birkenhead Road, Table View
Tel: +27 21 557 6886
Offering both recreational and competitive opportunities, Table View Football Club is aimed at youths with a passion for football. 

Golf in Cape Town


Mowbray Golf Club
Address: 1 Raapenberg Road, Mowbray
Tel: +27 21 685 3018
Populated by trees and water features, the flat terrain is open all year round. The course has been specifically designed to block the Cape Doctor (south-easterly wind) from ruining a game. 

Royal Cape Golf Club
Address: 174 Ottery Road, Wynberg 
Tel: +27 
21 761 6551
Boasting views of spectacular Table Mountain, The Royal Cape Golf Club has played host to a number of prestigious golfing tournaments in the past. The club accommodates players of all skills level.  

Rondebosch Golf Club
Address: Klipfontein Road, Cape Town
Tel: +27 21 689 4176

The course is popular with locals and foreigners, especially for its views of Table Mountain and Devil's Peak. The river that winds through the course provides challenges to the players and is home to a variety of bird life.


Hiking in Cape Town


Mountain Club of South Africa
Address: 97 Hatfield Street, Cape Town
Tel: +27 21 465 3412
A non-commercial based club, the hikes are led by volunteers. Cape Town has an abundance of hiking spots to explore, so joining a club is definitely worth it. 


The Trail Clubs of South Africa

Offering hikes of different variations, the trail club is focused o enjoying nature and also spreading awareness about conservation. 


Hockey in Cape Town


Durbanville Hockey Club
Address: Sports Road, Durbanville
Tel: +27 31 975 1015
Located on the outskirts of Cape Town, the club is open to men and women, and also hosts junior teams. 

Rugby in Cape Town


Hamilton Rugby Football Club
Address: 1 Stephen Way, Green Point
Tel: +27 21 439 3954
Known as 'Hammies' to its members, the club claims to be the oldest rugby union in South Africa. The club is open to anyone enthusiastic about rugby, with many of the Springboks (the national South African Rugby team) having played for the club previously. 

Running in Cape Town

Atlantic Athletic Club (AAC)
Address: Stephan Way, Green Point
Tel: +27 79 916 2198
Regularly participating in a number of road races over the years, the club is the perfect place to meet new people over a healthy hobby.

Tennis in Cape Town

Claremont Tennis Club
Address: Annette Way, Claremont
Tel: +27 21 683 6701
Sporting eight tennis courts with Table Mountain as a backdrop, the club is the perfect place for expats looking to enjoy tennis leisurely or competitively.  

Gardens Lawn Tennis Club
Address: De Waal Park, Molteno Road, Gardens
Tel: +27 76 643 8190
The club offers many social events that don't only revolve around tennis, making it easy for expats to meet people and make friends.

Yachting in Cape Town

Royal Cape Yacht Club
Address: 1 Duncan Road, Table Bay
Tel: +27 21 421 1354
The club hosts important sailing events in a modest establishment with a rich history.

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