Sharjah Ladies Club
Sharjah Ladies Club is one of the government organizations of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, run under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed AlQasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of Supreme Council for Family Affairs
Since its establishment in 1982, the club has been dedicated to provide leisurely and educational facilities and activities to the privileged women and children. The club also organizes a host of events and activities to promote issues relating to society, art and health, in addition to charity events, bazaars, exhibitions, marathons, seminars and forums of all sorts.
The club has undergone dramatic transformations that entitled it to become one of the most unique recreational clubs in the United Arab Emirates. In addition to providing excellent customer service, the club is equipped with a wide range of facilities, due to which it has earned a deserving reputation in the Middle East.
Women Sports Department
Under the guidance of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, and following a series of accomplishments by the Sharjah Ladies Club sports teams, the establishment of Women Sports Department of Sharjah Ladies Club took place as a result of honoring the efforts that aim to empower the role of women in the sports field, promote awareness among the society members on the importance of getting active, advance women’s productivity and prepare the new generation to lead a healthy and fit lifestyle.
The Women Sports Department is the first of its kind in the emirate of Sharjah in taking steady steps to promote women sports on local and regional levels. This endeavor is part of the prominent role SLC plays in promoting women sports and forming competitive teams that vie for top honors in local, Arab and international championships.
Arab Women’s Tournament
A tournament that had been initially established as a GCC clubs tournament, attracted many other Arab countries that expressed their wish to be part of it. Due to this success, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs had new vision of expanding the tournament to a bigger scale by including Arab Countries only to raise it up to international standards of the top sports events.
As of this point, the Arab Women’s Tournament became the only one of its kind in the Arab and Gulf Countries. Started off with 5 sports in 2012 including basketball, volleyball, table tennis, shooting and athletics. Soon to include archery in 2014 with 400 players of 53 clubs from 14 countries. And now, in 2016 is it a pleasure to announce the latest addition to the tournament competitions: show jumping, making a total of 8 different sports.
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Table tennisTable tennis, also known as ping pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using a small, round bat. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net. Except for the initial serve, players must allow a ball played toward them only one bounce on their side of the table and must return it so that it bounces on the opposite side. Points are scored when a player fails to return the ball within the rules. Play is fast and demands quick reactions. اقرأ المزيد