Sport and Recreation

Yangon is a city full of life with a lot of activities to cater to your needs. For those who are lovers for golf, Yangon is proud to announce that it has 5 major 18th hole international golf courses with beautiful panoramic views. Playing golf is very affordable in Yangon; green fees, caddies and buggies are all available at reasonable prices.

There are health clubs in most of the major hotels for those who will like to exercise or just go for a swim. These are chargeable unless you are a guest in the hotel. Most health clubs are equipped with tennis court, sauna, Jacuzzi, swimming pool and a gym. (There are some health club that have massage services).

Yangon has three major recreation clubs, American Club; British Club; and Australian Club, that has major events happening all year round. These clubs are mostly for members only but there are a lot of people coming in to join the activities that are offered. Activities that are seasonal are the Rangoon International Softball League, Volleyball, and Football League and the Interclub Darts competition. There is also the Hash running which happens every Saturday where anyone can join and have a good jog with lots to drink after the run.

On the Inya Lake, there is a Sailing Club that have boat races on weekends. People of all ages can come and sail the boats. There are instructors provided to sail with you if you are a beginner. About 20 minutes outside Yangon, there is a Horse Riding club for those who love to ride horses. The horses are kept and well maintained by the Yangon Equestrian Club. There is of course trainers available to help you if you are a beginner.

For those family with kids, there are a lot of activities for your children to enjoy while they are in Yangon. There is the Yangon Zoo, the only zoo in Myanmar, which have animals like bear, tiger, snakes and so on. There is also a lot of amusement parks with lots of games to play and also fun rides. There are also Fun Fairs throughout the year.

To find out what events are happening or any information of activities interested during your stay, please consult the concierge desk at the hotel where you are staying.

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