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Last update on February 04, 2021

Here’s a guide to an extensive list of groups and clubs in Madrid for expats, from sports groups to social and family gatherings.

American Women’s Club of Madrid

Website: www.awcmadrid.com
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +34 91 457 1108
Founded since 1954, this club has grown to become a meeting place for women of different nationalities to discuss, understand and appreciate the Spanish culture. Clubs members also help serve the community by engaging in charitable activities.

The American Club of Madrid

Website: www.americanclubofmadrid.com
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +34 912 986 163
The American Club of Madrid is a non-political and non-profit organisation which welcomes Americans, Spaniards and third-country nationals who are interested in meeting international people for business and leisure purposes. Club members meet on a monthly basis.

Cricket

Website: www.cricketinmadrid.com
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +34 687 424 539
Cricket is a favourite in England and the Madrid Cricket Club has been bringing cricket to Spain since 1975. They practise at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Alcorcón. Contact President Jon Woodward at [email protected] for more information about joining.

Conservatives Abroad

Website: www.conservatives.abroad.com
Similarly to the Democrats Abroad organization, Conservatives Abroad seeks to unite conservatives living in Spain. Visit for more information.

Democrats Abroad

Website: www.democratsabroad.com
Democrats abroad is the official chapter of the United States Democratic party for Americans living abroad. During the year they organise events for homesick Americans. In 2008 they catered an election party and most recently, hosted a July 4th celebration. Contact [email protected] for more information on all Democrats Abroad news, or [email protected] for the Madrid chapter.

Gudonya

Website: www.gudonya.com
Gudonya is a get-together for Australians and friends in Madrid. Started in 1997, the organisation aims to bring the Australian community together on a regular basis in a fun and informal way. No membership is required.

International Newcomers Club of Madrid

Website: www.incmadrid.com
Email: [email protected]
Meet a diverse group of woman from 40 countries at monthly coffee meetings when you join the International Newcomers Club of Madrid. Events organised by the club include popular wine and tapas evenings, welcome luncheon, Halloween party, holiday cocktail party and Easter egg hunt.

Kids in Madrid

Website: www.kidsinmadrid.com
Email: [email protected]
Kids in Madrid is an information guide for English-speaking families who are either relocating to Madrid or are visiting Madrid. The website has been put together because the founder was “frustrated” by the lack of clear and practical information provided in English (or Spanish) on what to do with kids in Madrid.

Lacrosse

Website: www.lacrossemadrid.com
Since it’s not the most popular sport, finding a lacrosse group may be quite hard to find. Madrid Lacrosse is the answer to your problem. They have all the equipment so don’t worry if you left yours at home. There’s training for all levels on Sundays from 18:30-20:30 at Almudena’s Field (Metro: Metropolitano).

Learn and Play

Website: www.learnandplay.com
Tel: +3491 285 41 01
An all English activity-packed class which caters to children aged six months to six years old allows children to have fun picking up skills and understanding the world around them. The centre also organises creative birthday parties.

Madrid Lions rugby club

Website: www.madridionsrfc.com
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +34 679 225 067
This social rugby group was formed in 1997 and accepts players on all levels from all nationalities. Since founded they have had over 400 members/guests, young and old(er), from a nationality base of 23 countries. Sign-up fee is €40 for fees and jerseys. Training is at training at 1:30 pm on Saturdays at Complejo Deportivo Almudena, Calle Ramiro de Maeztu, Ciudad Universitaria ( Metro: Metropolitano). Visit for more details.

The Madrid Players

Website: www.madridplayers.org
This acting group meets every Thursday and puts on plays, small productions, do in-house readings, and improvisations. Membership is €35 per year which entitles you to be in the show, discounted tickets, access to the newsletter and more.

Muay Thai

Website: www.muaythaimaderid.com
Learn the fighting style known as “The art of the eight limbs”, said to be the most effective fighting style in the world. It’s a great workout if not nothing else. The gym is located on Calle Oviedo, 13 (Metro: Cuatro Caminos) They have training at all levels on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visit http://www.muaythaimadrid.com for more information.

Mums in Spain

Website: www.mumsinspain.com
A free online community in English for international mums and expectant mums to share information and experiences about being pregnant and raising a child in Spain.
Founded by a woman who became pregnant after moving to Spain, this site aims to provide information on everything related to nursery or school for your little one, an obstetrician for your first scan or a fitness class to help beat that post-baby bulge this is the site for you! The site can also be a nice way to make new friends living in your area.

My Gym

Website: www.mygym.es
My Gym Spain is a group for all children under the age of 13, regardless of all nationalities and languages. Their main focus is physical activity for the children through gymnastics or play time. Parents need not accompany their children for classes. c/ Francia, 2, (Entrada por Pablo VI con Bruselas), 28224 Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid.