Karen Country Club was founded in 1937 by a family. It is known to be one of the oldest golf clubs in the country. It is an 18-hole golf course, a large part of which was a former coffee estate developed by Karen Blixen, a Dane. The maintenance of the golf course depicts The Professional Golf Association (PGA) Standards. The Karen Country Club has hosted the prestigious Barclays Kenya Open for three consecutive years. The golf course has serene setting; with the Ngong hills as a backdrop, a rich variety of trees, indigenous forest, flouring shrubs, and fauna. The wetlands are a distinct environmental feature of the course and also home to thousands of birds and dik-diks.
Karen Country Club has over 4000 members of whom 800 are golf members. The Membership of the Club depicts different nationalities represented in Kenya and it has a range of amenities to cater to children, young adults, adults, and seniors;
- 18-hole championship golf course, driving range and practice facilities
- Casual & Formal dining outlets
- Meeting & conference rooms
- Unique event grounds – Wetlands, The Mulwa Dam
- Wellness spa
- Swimming pool
- State of the art fitness center
- Bowling green
- Squash courts
- Tennis courts
The Club has an ultra-modern gym with high-end fitness equipment and a cardio fitness area. The fitness space has highly qualified fitness trainers who are certified internationally. They offer personalized training regimes as well as group sessions in a professional yet fun and entertaining environment.
The gym facility also offers computerized fitness testing, personalized exercise programming, personal training, a variety of fitness activities that includes strength training, muscle development, stretch & flexibility training with cardio fitness development, nutrition and weight management consultancy services as well as an on-call physiotherapist.
The fitness facility has a large airy aerobics studio with suspended wooden floor offering a variety of fun and challenging group fitness classes that includes: Zumba fitness, Rumba Afro-fusion fitness, Tae-bo, body conditioning, body pump, high-low aerobics, step classes, Yoga, Tabata and Ball & mart Pilates among other group fitness programs. The different classes are offered at different times based on the advertised studio program.
Location and Contacts
Karen Country Club
P.O Box 24816 NAIROBI 00502,
Weekday Opening : 6:00 AM
Weekday Closing : 9:00 PM
Sat Opening : 7:30 AM
Sat Closing : 7:30 PM
Sun Opening : 7:30 AM
Sun Closing : 7:30 PM