American International Club of Zurich
Tel +41 (0)79 243 5681
Fax +41 (0)86079 243 5681
More than "Just Another Club".
Active in Zurich’s English-speaking community since 1957, AICZ offers its international members, a wide range of events, from American traditions and long-standing T.G.I.F., to a broad selection of leisure, entertainment, and sports events. Club members benefit from networking opportunities and special offers. Guests always welcome. Visit www.aicz.ch for more.
updated: 09.07.04, 16.12.08, 05.09.17 (new name, website and email address)
American Football Clubs -
see below under Zurich Renegades
or click here for Winterthur Warriors
American Women’s Club of Zurich
Tel: (01) 240- 4455
Fax: (01) 240-4457
New to Zurich, old to Zurich or looking to get in touch with your
fellow North Americans? Consider becoming a member of the American
Women's Club of Zurich!
Sign up for a five-month membership for CHF 105 (75 membership + 30
For requirements and more information see our website at
Asian Ladies Club of Switzerland (ALC)
''The Asian Ladies Club of Switzerland aims to create goodwill and friendship as well as promoting a better understanding and awareness of the different cultures while promoting one's own.
We are a not-for-profit social organization with no political or religious involvement but with a charitable mission for women and children of South East Asia. We meet frequently and communicate through our bi-monthly Newsletter and our website.''
updated: 08.08.05, 31.08.05
Au Pair Connection
tel: (01) 451-8715
Providing support & friendship for au pairs & nannies working in & around the Zurich area.
Aussies Abroad Switzerland
For Information and Membership details please visit www.aussies.ch
Baar Panthers Rugby Football Club
Tel: 076 477 9096
Baar Panthers Rugby Football Club. If you want to learn to play rugby properly, or have played before and know how it should be played, and you want to take it seriously, come along to a training and see how we do things. You might like it.
We are a young and small club, but growing. Only 5 minutes from Zug.
Boy Scouts of America
See full listing under Children/Boy Scouts
BBLC British Business Luncheon Club Zurich
Tel: (01) 840-0166
A chance for English speaking kids to make friends, improve vocab. and grammar, borrow videos, improve English reading skills, with a qualified English primary school teacher.
CoDa (codependants anonymous)
Tel: 043 536 8609
This is an English speaking group of men and women whose goal is to cultivate healthy relationships with themselves and others. It is based on the 12 step model.Contact Irena at 043 536 8609.
Democrats Abroad, Switzerland
Founded in 1973, and now part of a community of 75 country committees around the world from India, to Mexico to Japan, Democrats Abroad, Switzerland is a committed community of US citizens centered around the promotion of truly American and democratic values.
Through our unique voting wizard, www.VoteFromAbroad.Org we register Democrats to vote.
We have active groups in Geneva, Zurich, Basel, and throughout Switzerland.
This group started as an informal way to bring together people living in Switzerland who share an interest in digital photography.
Anyone with an interest in digital photography is encouraged to join us. Whether you are just starting out or a seasoned professional, please feel welcome to participate in our group.
English Speaking Club of Thalwil (ZH)
English Speaking Club of Thalwil
Do you live in the Thalwil (ZH) area and would you like to practice your English with native English speakers? Are you a native English speaker and would you like more contact with the "locals"? Come join us for some English language conversation groups and social events in Thalwil! These meetings could take place in people's homes, local cafes or larger venues. Perhaps you'll meet someone with whom you could exchange German tutoring for English language tutoring or another language entirely! If you are a Mom or Dad who is at home with your children, don't let that stop you. We could organize some meetings during the daytime while the kids play.
English Speaking Club Zurich
P.O. Box 7321
Tel: (01) 860-9524
Like to meet new people? Attend lectures, guided tours, try a new restaurant, etc.? Our club organizes activities like these every week, in and around Zurich!
We have many interests. And we enjoy one thing in common - using the English language in a relaxed, international atmosphere.
Interested? Just write or call Jürg Meier (secretary) at the English Speaking Club of Zurich, P.O. Box 7321, 8023 Zurich
or 01/860 95 24 or contact us via Internet and email to request our new programme.
Girl Power Groups : Girl Power Groups for Girls 7-14 years old in Zurich
Girl Power is a fun social group for girls, with the purpose of developing high self esteem, confidence and self awareness through creative activities.
Faciliator Leslie Kuster holds her Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work and is a Certified Practitioner. She specializes in working with pre-adolescents, adolescents, and families in both group and individual clinical work.
Harvard Club of Switzerland
Hash House Harriers
Are you looking for motivation to exercise or for a few running or walking partners? Would you like to find a bunch of fun-loving folks to join for a drink? Imagine being able to combine the two - go out for a few beers and for a run. The Hash House Harriers is a running club that meets a couple times a month to run and cool off afterwards with a beer or two. If you like to run (or even walk) come on out! It is a great way to meet people. Our age group is typically late twenties to mid-forties, along with esteemed long-term members who were that age when they started! It is also a great way to get to know parts of the greater Zürich area that you may otherwise not discover.
This year in May we will celebrate 15 years of the Zürich Hash House Harriers. There are thousands of other HHH clubs in many countries all over the world. In Switzerland there are also HHH clubs in Bern, Basel, Geneva, Luzern, and a few others not associated with a particular town.
To learn more about us and to find out when and where the upcoming events
will be, please see our web site: www.zh3.ch
A fun and exiting networking group for Danish ladies living in Zürich area. We meet up every last Friday in the month, but have a lot of great events through out the year.Please visit our webiste for further details.
Indian Association Zurich
Indian Students Association - Zurich
This is a association for young people of east Indian origin studying in Zurich. It contains hints on Indian shops and restaurants around Zurich. The association often hosts events of interest to the Indian community in Zurich
International Business Network
P.O. Box 460 8024 Zurich
Tel: (01) 391-6607
Fax: (01) 391-6640
Irish Club of Zurich
The recently formed Irish Club of Zurich invites Irish people, friends of Irish people, people who feel Irish and anybody who enjoys a good time to join them in their monthly meetings. Events vary from cosy evenings in pubs, to taking a look at the culture Zurich has to offer and to making the most of the summer months... in a friendly and sociable atmoshere. Send a brief e-mail introducing yourself to find out about the next event!!
updated: 04.08.06, 27.07.07, 07.01.11
Irish Music and Dance in Switzerland
c/o Restaurant Beefclub
Tel: 00 41 44 391 42 00
A multicultural club in Zuerich, member of the international Kiwanis clubs, with two goals:
- social: meeting international people as well as Swiss
(open to women and men from all walks of life), club language is English, getting to know new activities, interests and people
- charity: every year the club engages in some fund-raising for the benefit of children. Last year's funds went towards enabling long-term patients of the children's hospital in Zurich some holiday activity. We meet twice a month: lunch on 1st Tuesday, dinner on 3rd Tuesday, usually discussing a special topic or listening to a speaker, usually at our club venue, restaurant Beef Club, Beethovenstr. 32, near Kongresshaus and lake.
Maple Leaf Club of Zurich
Tel: (01) 825-4875
New Zealand Club
Platform Networking for Jobs
How you can extend your intercultural network as a volunteer:
We use the experience and networking of dedicated professionals who support our candidates as mentors. We have a pool of companies that allow for positions, internships and mentoring programs.
You as a Mentor:
- You have technical, methodological and social skills and a network of contacts which you want to use for the achievement of project goals
- You would like to coach and accompany a person for several months in their job search and application process
- You are interested in extending your own intercultural network and coaching skills by joining our pool of experts
- Status quo assessment, job application strategy, optimisation of the application documentation
- You can share your knowledge (approx. 2hrs. / month)
Benefits for you:
- Take advantage of the various workshops available
- Coaching hours can count towards your further education
Please contact us for questions or with details of your involvement.
Tel: (079) 439-0411
Paintball club just outside of Zurich. Play Paintball and enjoy other club activities. Join our Paintball team! English and German speaking members.
Pirate Ship Productions
English Theater Group
Professional Women’s Group of Zurich
For Membership Information, please email:
The purpose of The Professional Women's Group of Zurich is to provide support for English speaking women who are interested in meeting and networking with other women and to exchange experiences about the working world. Women of all nationalities are welcome whether currently employed or not.
Rugby Club Zurich
Tel: (01) 278 29 11
Fax: (01) 278 29 12
The largest Rugby Club in Switzerland with +100 active international members. We have 3 mens teams, 1 womens team, a junior development team (15-18) and the Golden Oldies. We train twice a week and play most weekends. The social atmosphere is excellent and our match results are not bad either...
Skandinavisk Club Zurich
South African Club Switzerland
South African Newsletter Switzerland
Tel: (01) 858-1538
Square Dance in Switzerland
Stitch 'N' Bitch
"Zürich is a small group of hip stitchers living in Zürich, Switzerland and the surrounding area. Every month crafty gals and guys get together for some Alpine artistry and coffee to boot. In between those times we keep in touch through our e-mail list on Yahoogroups(see link http://groups.yahoo.com/group/stitchnbitch-zurich/. All needleworkers are welcome (quilters, crocheters, knitters, needlepointers, etc.).
SWEA is a global non-profit organization for Swedish speaking women worldwide. Today there are just over 8000 members in over 70 departments in five continents. SWEA is working to strengthen Sweden's image abroad through their language and culture and to convey personal and professional contacts.
SWEA är en global ideell organisation för svensktalande kvinnor världen över. Idag finns det dryg 8000 medlemmar i över 70 avdelningar på fem kontinenter. Vi verkar för att stärka Sverigebilden utomlands genom vårt språk, kultur samt att förmedla personliga och professionella kontakter.
SWEA Zürich är en mycket aktiv och trevlig avdelning med medlemmar i alla åldrar och av alla sorter som erbjuder vänskap, gemenskap, aktiviteter och medlemsförmåner. Kom med du också!
Swiss American Society for Cultural Relations
Swiss Danish Community
Swiss Friends of the USA (SFUSA)
Postfach, 8034 Zurich
Tel: (01) 251-8088
Fax: (01) 262-5316
Swiss American Chamber of Commerce
Tel: (01) 211-2454
Fax: (01) 211-9572
Swiss Tolkien Society
Tel: 043 317 80 46
The Swiss Tolkien Society Eredain is a literary society dedicated to the memory of one of the greatest authors in fantasy literature, Professor J.R.R. Tolkien. Our society, however, is also a club which brings together people of all ages who want to share their pleasure in and love of the wonders found in Tolkien's unforgettable masterpieces.
Swiss/Korean Chamber of Commerce
Tel: (01) 421-4164 or (01) 202-1232
Toastmasters Club of Zurich
Tel: +41 43 960 91 62
Fax: +41 43 960 91 63
English and German: Zurich
English only: Zug, Bern, Geneva, Basel, Lausanne
Toastmasters is the world's leading organization dedicated to helping its members learn to speak effectively, both in professional and personal situations, by using a set of manuals. Toastmasters is not a school with teachers lecturing but rather a club where interesting people like you help each other and learn together in a friendly and supportive environment. Ask members why they come to Toastmasters: "because it works and it's fun".
"We are an English language writing group open to beginner and published writers seeking an opportunity to share their work in a relaxed, personal and stimulating setting.
We meet every 3rd Friday in Zurich. for more information please check our website."
Women’s Activity Club
Tel: (043) 305-9250
Women’s Interest Group (WIG)
Tel: (01) 342-0314
Young President’s Organization – Swiss Chapter
Tel: (01) 723-3630
Fax: (01) 723-3655
Zurich America Center
Tel: (01) 422-2566
Fax: (01) 383-9814
Zurich Comedy Club
PO Box 9
The Home of English-Speaking Theatre in Zurich'. Produce two plays a year and always on the look out for new members - see web site.
Zurich Expat American Meetup
If you are an American, or at least a fan of Americans (non-Americans
are also invited), you might be interested to know that there is a
social networking group just for you. The Zürich Expat American Meetup group (http://american.meetup.com/8 ) is under new management and we are interested in providing a supportive, activity oriented community to expat Americans located in and around Zürich.
If you would like to take a break from Swiss life, and socialize with
other friendly Americans, then come join us for a future event.
Beginning in the new year we will start organizing more activities and
outings based on our member's interests (use our message board if you have a suggestion).
Membership is free, and all it takes to get involved is a visit to our
site and some participation. What are you waiting for?
Zürich Fun & Sport Club
Ever want to try something and couldn't find a friend to go with you? Or how about sometimes interested in meeting people with the same
hobbies as you?
The purpose of the the Zurich Fun & Sport Club is to organize events that allow people to try new things and at the same time meet people with the same interests. The club needs people interested in organizing events and people to attend. If you have an idea and are willing to do a little extra work then we will help you get it organized and advertised. For others, attending the various activities is the other way to get involved. You decide how involved you want to be.
Zurich International Club (ZHIC)
The Zurich International Club – a club for expatriates, young professionals, and cosmopolitan Swiss residents.
The Zurich International Club is a growing circle of friends with common interests who meet and make new acquaintances in the relaxed atmosphere of a variety of social gatherings.
We like to:
• Explore the outdoors (hike, ski, scuba, climb, etc.)
• Go to movies
• Enjoy meals together
• Taste wine
• And More!
Zurich International Women’s Association
P.O. Box 1022
ZIWA is Zurich's leading International Women's Association.
Our purpose is simple. We bring together women of all ages and nationalities to help celebrate different cultures, expand our viewpoints and build friendships. With over 650 members representing 65 different nationalities, ZIWA is dynamic, very international and most importantly fun!
As a member, you have a wonderful opportunity to make new friends as well as discover and share new interests. With over 70 different interest groups currently on offer there's virtually "something for everyone". Browse our website to find out more. And if you can't find a group that's just perfect for you, then we will even help you to start something new. This unique women's club is up for just about anything!
There's also the chance to make friends at our regular monthly meetings, which normally take place over a meal and often in a very special setting, including Zürich's beautiful Guild Hall, the Opera House, a Fondue boat and even the Zoo! Inspirational guest speakers or a themed event make these meetings really memorable. We encourage all club members to attend.
If you are a newcomer to Switzerland, then ZIWA offers you an invaluable opportunity to learn how to make the most of living in this wonderful country. And as many of our members are Swiss nationals - you're sure to learn some of the best insider tips first hand!
Most of our members also know from experience what it's like to settle into a new city. So they are always willing to help any new arrivals to quickly get over the transition "blues" and really feel at home. Newcomer Meetings, created especially to help connect new ZIWA members have become "famous" for the lasting friendships that usually result.
At a glance: ZIWA facts and figures
Club founded in 1985
Working language - English
Led by a seven-strong Executive Board, supported by Interest Group Chairladies
Interest groups include Book Clubs, Coffees, Conversation Groups, Creative Groups, Food and Wine, Games, Out and About, Sport and Fitness
No official club headquarters: monthly and interest group meetings are scheduled at venues including leading Zürich hotels, members' homes, restaurants, coffee shops, sports centres etc
No political, religious or racial barriers
A member of the Welcome Clubs International (WCI) and affiliated with Open Door Clubs
© Copyright 2004 ZIWA All rights
ZIWA Upcoming Events - Click here
updated: 25.08.05, 04.09.05 , 06.12.07, 08.05.08
ZURICH RENEGADES - American Football Club
Zurich Single Parents Meetup
Zurich Singles (ZHS)
Contact Amanda Martelli
Do you live in Zurich? Are you over 25 years old, single, fabulous? Do you like to go out for drinks, cook, hike, ski? Then come and meet us! This is not a dating service, we are
just a very spontaneous group of friends.
Zurich Young People's Theatre
Contact Bev Zemo
ZYPT is a theatrical group for young people. There are theatre workshps and theatre productions. Workshps are usually held on Tuesdays at the French Reformed Church in Zurich. For more information contact Bev Zemo.
More English-Speaking Clubs in Switzerland
American Citizens Abroad www.aca.ch
Federation of Anglo Swiss Clubs www.fasc.ch
Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseaswww.fawco.org