Clubs and societies in Cape Town

With picturesque scenery and amazing landscapes, it’s no wonder that Cape Town is a sport 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 sports club for everyone looking to make Cape Town their home.

It's worth noting that 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 3330

More than just a cricket club, the WPCC 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 and is situated in the beautiful suburb of Rondebosch. 


Cape Town Cricket Club

Address: The Boon Wallace Oval, Victoria Road, Plumstead

Tel: +27 83 298 6046

The club has an impressive foundation, established 160 years ago. Having produced a number of 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 82 882 3615

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, but also has teams for older players. 

Golf in Cape Town

Mowbray Golf Club

Address: 1 Raapenberg Road, Mowbray

Tel: +27 21 685 3018

Populated by lush trees and water features, the flat terrain is open all year round. The course has been specifically designed to block the ever-present Cape Town winds 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 is the city's oldest golf course and accommodates players of all skills level.  


Rondebosch Golf Club

Address: Golf Course Road, Cape Town

Tel: +27 21 689 4176

This course is popular with locals and foreigners, particularly 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

This non-commercial club offers hikes, rock climbs and other mountain-related activities led by volunteers.


The Trail Clubs of South Africa

Tel: +27 21 790 2510

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

Rugby in Cape Town

Hamilton's Rugby Football Club

Address: 1 Stephen Way, Green Point

Tel: +27 21 439 3954

This club is one of the oldest rugby unions in South Africa and has a great sense of camaraderie. The club is open to anyone enthusiastic about rugby.

Running in Cape Town

Atlantic Athletic Club

Address: 1 Stephen Way, Green Point

Tel: +27 79 916 2198

Offering training runs, social runs and runs for beginners, this club is the great place for runners of all abilities.

Tennis in Cape Town

Claremont Tennis Club

Address: 20 Annette Way, Claremont

Tel: +27 21 671 9097

Sporting eight tennis courts set against a backdrop of Table Mountain, this club is the perfect place for expats looking to enjoy tennis leisurely or competitively.  


Gardens Lawn Tennis Club

Address: Upper De Waal Park, Molteno Road, Gardens

Tel: +27 79 477 2141

As well as being a a good spot for expats to hone their tennis skills, the club offers many social events, making it easy for expats to meet people and make friends.

Yachting in Cape Town

Royal Cape Yacht Club

Address: Duncan Road, Table Bay Harbour

Tel: +27 21 421 1354

The club hosts various sailing events (along with more casual events like talks and lucky draws) in a friendly environment.

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