Mosques are everywhere if you are a Muslim family. If you are a church-going family, the Catholic and Protestant churches in town have a children’s program, and there is a group of expats who have formed a “Monday School” that meets in the homes of English-speaking families.
For Americans coming to work at the US embassy, you’ll also have access to the embassy's fantastic Health Unit and swimming pool as well as many of the perks at Camp Lemmonier: air-conditioned movie theater, concerts and visiting celebrities, multi-faith chapel, shopping at the Exchange, affordable all-you-can-eat dinners at the galley, etc. There are also informal weekly playgroups organized by embassy families.
|With a day-pass at the Kempinski you can enjoy the large shallow pools
|That entire rectangular portion of the pool is waist deep for my toddler!
|The bowling alley welcomes families and even has high-chairs in its restaurant
|Entrance to this playground is equal to $1.50 USD per child (adults free)