athletics &


Access divisional news through the top menu bar 


From the Athletics and Activities Department


To all Leopards,


As we begin to wind down to the final two weeks of school lets take a moment to reflect on the successful sporting year that happened at Dubai American Academy. With that said please find our year in review. Where you can find all the statistics of our programs, please take a look at the below link


School Year 2022-2023 Year in Review


Also, we are extremely excited and honored to be shortlisted as a Best School for Sport here in Dubai. Being shortlisted shows the emphasis we place on the importance of sport for our students.


We look forward to 2023-2024 School Year and its Sporting Year.  Here are some dates to put down on the calendar for next year.

Season One MESAC Tournaments November 1-6th

DAA does not host an event


Season Two MESAC Tournaments January 31st to February 7th

DAA will host Junior Varsity Boys & Girls Basketball


Season Three MESAC Tournaments April 17th to April 22nd

DAA will host HS Baseball & Softball


DAA will also host the MESAC Junior Fine Arts Festival May 24th to May 26th


A full Sporting Calendar will be available in August.


We also would like to share with you are Sports Offerings for School Year 2023-2024. Please find the link here. Please be aware that these offerings are based on the following factors: student interest, coaches, field/gym space and practice timings. Once we get up and running next school year we will have a better understanding. We will also return with our full complement from our Aquatics program and ES/MS Activities.


Please be reminded that all After School Activities will end on Friday June 16th.


We hope you have a great summer holiday and we look forward to welcoming you back in August.

If there are any questions you can contact the Athletics Office in person or by email .


We look forward to you getting involved in a great program.


The Athletics and Activities Department

The ESM Summer Holiday Camp is now open for registrations at GEMS Dubai American Academy


Join us and discover the magic of the ESM Holiday Camp!


At ESM Camps we believe that the summer should be all about fun, friends and adventure!


Take advantage of the Early Bird Discount offer which runs until the 5th of June 2023.


Register for 1 – 3 full weeks and receive a discount of 25% (AED675/week after discount) *Ts & Cs apply.

Register for 4 - 7 full weeks and receive a discount of 30% (AED630/week after discount) *Ts & Cs apply.



To register CLICK HERE


Don’t miss out on the fun, exciting and safe activities taking place over the summer break - places are limited!  


For more information, please contact or WhatsApp us on +971 50 3611547.

key contacts

Athletics & Activities Office Contacts

Athletics DirectorScott Hibbard,
Aquatics CoordinatorMarie Leclerc,
Administrative AssistantRamshah