Frequently Asked Questions


How much are the sessions? 

Sessions start at AED 70 per session for our Mini Kickers (age 3 and below)

Our football and swimming sessions for children aged 4 and above start at AED 80 per session. 

Why have your prices increased?

 It is never easy for us as a company to increase the price for our loyal customers and we can assure you that this has not been taken lightly .

We last updated our standard prices in September 2018 but face increased costs each year and we are committed to keep / employ the best coaches to provide the quality service you expect for your children. 

We will continue to offer various discounts (see below) if you can commit to us then we commit to the lowest possible price of AED 85 per session (This is well below the industry standard in Dubai) 

What discounts do you offer?

• Sibling 

• Annual 

• Annual Sibling

• Multi session

• Multi-Sport

How long does each term last?  

ECA sessions will run inline with the 3 school terms. 

Community and squad sessions will run over 2 seasons. These seasons will run from September – February and February – July.

This will allow additional consistency for children and parents further enhancing their experience and development while reducing the regularity of the registration process.

Do you have payment plan options?  

 Yes, we do. Using our online TELR service, we offer the opportunity to split your payment into 1, 2 or 4 convenient monthly payments via a direct debit.

              Annual registration - 1 or 4 equal payments 

              Seasonal registration – 1 or 2 equal payments 

              ECA registration – 1 payment per term

If we miss a session, can we have a make-up?

Yes, absolutely! For missed sessions, simply contact your respective session coach or email [email protected] to arrange a suitable make-up date within that term/season.  

In the event of injury, you can kindly supply a medical/doctors note, and we will create a credit note for future use on all Elite Sport services. 

The activity/session time no longer works for me, can I have a refund?

Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds, as per our Terms & Conditions. We will however work with you to find an alternative location / session time / day / sport, to utilize credit 

What is included In the Kit Pack?

You will receive our very latest 10 Year commemorative Elite Sports Academy Football kit, kit bag and a Football. 

For swimming, each swimmer will receive an Elite Sport kit bag and swimming hat. 

Elite Sport kit must be worn for all training sessions.

I do not need a new kit, we already have last year’s kit?

As a professional Academy, ALL new/returning players MUST be wearing our latest Football kit. We want to ensure your child feel’s part of the team, wearing the most up to date kit. 

Can we come for a trial session or swim assessment?

 Trial sessions can be booked via our admin team, subject to availability, by calling 04 554 5916. Your child will be allocated an available session at a venue convenient for you. All we require to book a trial session or swimming assessment is: -

• Child’s Full Name 

• D.O.B

 • Medical Conditions (if any) 

• Emergency Contact Number

 • Email Address  

Where are your training session’s locations?

We have many locations across Dubai, conveniently located. For our full list of Football, Swimming and Holiday Camp venues, please follow our locations tab at the top of our website.

How long are your sessions?

Sessions are typically 60 minutes in length for all football sessions, with the exception of our Mini-Kickers and Baby and Toddler sessions which are 30 minutes in length. 

Learn to Swim sessions are 30/45 minutes in length (depending on level) with Squad Swimming sessions being 60 minutes in length. 

How many times can my child train per week?

It is compulsory for our Development and Advanced Squads to train 2 x per week, as well as play competitive league fixtures 

Our academy Footballers and Swimmers can train as many times per week as they wish. We have associated discounts for training 2 or 3 times per week (see discounts question) 

How many players per group?

• Younger age groups typically have a maximum ratio of 10 Players: Coach 

• Older groups who play 7/11 a side matches have a maximum of 16/18 Players: Coach

For swimming, our ratios are in line with ASA guidelines, set at 4:1 (Beginner) / 6:1 (Intermediate) / 10:1 (Advanced). 

Who are the coaches?

All coaches who work for Elite Sports Academy are UEFA (Football) and ASA (swim) qualified coaches, with respective first aid and child protection certificates. Our coaching team is primarily of western origin, hailing predominantly from Europe, with many years coaching experience in UAE. For our full list of coaches, please visit 

Can players progress levels during the season?

 Of course. All swimmers and footballers will be encouraged to take the next step in their development as soon as our fantastic team of coaches feel the time is right to do so.

Our Football Development Pathway is as follows: -

• FUNdamental Academy

• Development Squads

• Advanced Squads

• Select Squads  

As players progress, our advanced levels are where players get the opportunity to compete against top academies in Dubai in more competitive matches. Our highest level, our Select Squads are where players get chance to train 3x per week and play matches against local professional academies in Saturday (additional) leagues, and have the chance to experience overseas trips to U.K/Spain etc. 

Our Swim Development Pathway is as follows: - 

• Learn to Swim  

• Stroke Development 

• Swim Squads 

The Development Pathway allows all footballers and swimmers to develop and progress and ensure they are participating at the correct level. We continually assess and aid in the development of our athletes, and when the time is right, will look to progress them to the next step in the Development Pathway

Do you run Holiday Camps in School holidays?

Yes, we do! Our Holiday Camp programmes are available in the October Half Term, Winter Holidays, February Half Term, Spring Holiday and Summer Holiday periods. For our full camp details and to register, please visit

What activities are offered at your Holiday Camps?

A typical Holiday Camp Day involves 6 different dry activities (3 in the morning & 3 in the afternoon). Ranging from Football to Dodgeball, Hockey to Cricket and Team Building Games to Competitions, we have designed a fully inclusive programme of activities to keep your child active, engaged and have fun whilst making new friends. 

For a sample of a typical camp day, please visit 



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