Best Sports Classes in Sai Kung

Garden Farm Golf Centre
Garden Farm Golf boasts 93 driving bays, a grass area for chipping, putting and teeing off, plus a free putting area for children. 8C Tseng Tau Village, Shap Sze Heung, Sai Sha Road, 2791 9098, www.gardenfarmgolf.com

HKJC Kau Sai Chau Golf Club
Lessons taught by former professionals are offered for juniors at Hong Kong’s only public golf course, a short ferry ride from Sai Kung. Call the golf instruction centre on 2791 3388, www.kscgolf.org.hk

Whitehead Golf Club
Set on the edge of Tolo Harbour, this driving range has 160 real grass driving bays and offers a family training course to teach adults and children the basics of the game. Lok Wo Shan Lane, Ma On Shan, 2777 1813, www.whiteheadclub.hk

Country Club classes
Flip, flop, flap with qualified gymnast and coach Gay Williamson at Clearwater Bay Country Club. She runs classes on Mondays and Tuesdays for bendy bods aged four years and up. Call the club on 2719 1595, or email Gay at williamsongay65@gmail.com

Junior Run Club
Sai Kung fitness professionals Tim Stevens and Warren Warner have joined forces to offer an athletic track training programme for children 10 years old and above. It incorporates drills to improve technique, muscular and core strength and endurance with the goal of getting fitter and having fun. The group meets at Sai Kung or Tseung Kwan O track, depending on the day. Call 9196 9442 or email skbasecamp@gmail.com

The Clearwater Bay Equestrian Centre
Enjoy horse riding lessons by the ocean at this Lobster Bay-based riding stables. From leadrein novices to advanced jumpers, this centre offers two paddocks and a variety of arenas for children to indulge their passion for ponies. Parties and summer camps are also available, limited sessions available for non-members. Call 6398 6241, info@ceec.hk, www.ceec.hk

Australasia Tennis Aces
Lessons and junior and high school programmes for kids aged four years and above are trained by coaches with internationally recognized coaching qualifications. Training is held at the courts at Hong Kong Tennis Centre and The Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club, and other locations. 9104 7839, www.atatennisaces.com

Hong Kong International Tennis Academy
HKITA offers programmes suited to different experience levels from aged two and above. Lessons in Sai Kung, Man On Shan and Tseung Kwan O are taught by coach Lea Lai. The programmes aims to provide a fun and educational spin to the game, while also giving high performing players scholarships to colleges in the US. All coaches are available for private lessons. For more information, email Lea Lai at lea.lai@hkita.com or call 9048 2810. www.hkita.com

Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club
Although it is a members-only club, The Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club makes tennis facilities available to the general public. Two of its tennis courts can be booked in advance and are open for play from 12pm to 4pm on weekdays. Children of non-members can also take part in group tennis lessons but must be signed in and accompanied by a member at all times. 2719 1595, www.cwbgolf.org

HKBA

Hong Kong Basketball Academy
HKBA offers young girls and boys one-on-one and small group basketball coaching, classes are organised by age and skill level, starting from eight years old. Experienced players can join the academy’s Premier League. Applications are now open for the Winter term which starts from November 1 to December 5. Classes are offered across six locations. www.hkbballday.com, 6681 7774.

The Yoga House
The Yoga House is a small independent studio based in Sai Kung run by local yogi Emma Linnitt. She embraces a simple philosophy – to enjoy the practice of yoga, mix with friends and feel like it is a second home. Twice a week she offers “Tween” classes designed for boys and girls from the age of nine years. Classes are held from 5-6pm, Mondays and Tuesdays. Call Emma for details on 9268 9131, or email her on emmalinnitt@hotmail.com, www.facebook.com/theyogahouse.hk

Gecko Yoga
Internationally accredited, Gecko Yoga is all about passing on real yoga concepts in kid-friendly ways, mixing storytelling and fun games with yoga poses. Classes are available for babies as young as six weeks through to sessions for teens and families, as well as private lessons and school programmes. 6973 1792, info@geckoyoga.com, www.geckoyoga.com

ESF Winter Sports Camps
For three weeks in December (December 12-16, 19-23 and 28-30), ESF is offering a sports camp which is jam-packed with multi-sports activities. In each session, children aged five to 10 years old can enjoy a range of sports including basketball, dodgeball and swimming. While younger children, aged two to four years old can hone in on their sports skills, like throwing, kicking and jumping, while building team skills. The camp will be held at Discovery College, Kowloon Junior School, Renaissance College and South Island School. The winter sports camp is open to ESF and non ESF students. Application deadline is December 21. For more information, visit www.esf.org.hk/camps

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