Recreational clubs offer their members a wide variety of sports and recreational facilities commensurate with the resources and equipment available in each individual club. Most major clubs are concentrated in Doha, the capital, and other cities such as Mesaieed and Dukhan.
Dana Club is situated inside Khalifa Complex for Tennis and Squash. It offers its members many sports and recreational facilities such as open and indoor tennis grounds, which are housed in a spacious area featuring the inveterate traditional architectural heritage.
The Diplomatic Club
This prestigious club lies in the West Bay area and offers its members luxurious facilities such as a gymnasium for various sports activities, businessmen meeting hall and an all-purpose hall that can accommodate up to 400 people. There are also tennis and squash courts, a library, a beauty center and restaurants.
Tel. +974 4847444 , Web site : http://www.thediplomaticclub.com
The club has a grass track and a sand track as well as courts for camel and horse beauty contests and local championships. The club organizes the Emiri Sword event and Qatar International Desert Marathon.
Doha Golf Club
Due to its good location and spectacular services, Doha Golf Club boasts one of the finest golf grounds in the Middle East. This made it the focus of international attention and a suitable venue for Qatar Masters Golf Tournament, with entries from Japan, America and Europe.
This club offers Qatar Petroleum senior staff members a wide variety of recreational and sports facilities including a bowling center, 3 tennis courts and 2 squash courts. The club is open 7 days a week from 9 am to 11 pm. On Thursdays it closes well after midnight.
Al Ghazal Club
This club dedicates its services for Qatar Petroleum junior staff members. It has among its many facilities a swimming pool, a tennis court, a basketball ground, a football ground and a garden for children. It is open 7 days a week from 8 am to 10 pm. On weekends it closes at 11 pm.
Dukhan Recreational Center (for senior staff)
The club has 2 swimming pools, one for grown ups and one for children, 2 tennis courts, multi-purpose outdoor play grounds, an outdoor multi-purpose area, a gymnasium and other facilities. The Center is open 7 days a week from 7 am to 10 pm.
Al Hubara Recreational Center (for junior staff)
It has an outdoor multi-purpose play ground, a tennis court, a billiards room, a common lounge, a video games room, a TV hall, a wing for ladies, an indoors gym, a library, 2 swimming pools one for children and one for adults, a garden for children and an Internet Cafe. The Center opens 7 days a week from 3 pm to 11 pm. On Thursdays and Fridays it opens from 9 am to 11 pm.
Dukhan Squash and Play Grounds
Al Hubara Club supervises this facility. It is open 7 days a week from 3 pm to 10 pm for all Qatar Petroleum staff who reside in Dukhan.
Dukhan Cinema and Theater
This house has 600 seats and it opens for 4 days a week for Qatar Petroleum Dukhan staff.
Mesaieed Golf Club( for senior staff)
It has an 18-hole golf ground, a tennis court, a garden for children, a common hall and a billiards room. It opens 6 days a week from 6: 30 am to 6: 30 pm and closes on Saturday for maintenance.
Al Shaheen Recreational Center (for junior staff)
This Center has a swimming pool, a tennis court, an outdoors multi- purpose playground, a gym and a garden for children. It opens 7 days a week from 4 pm to 10 pm on weekdays. On Thursday and Friday it opens from 10 am to 10 pm.