There are a huge range of recreational activities and opportunities available for both adults and children living in Hanoi. Below are some activities you can try for a perfect weekend:
Hanoi Pony Club - Horse riding lessons, hire ponies for birthdays, events, etc.
Jump Arena - A fun, active and popular environment for families
VietClimb - A fun, indoor climbing and bouldering centre
Golf - There are a number of good standard golf courses in and around Hanoi as well as a driving range at the Hanoi Club on West Lake.
Hanoi Hash House Harriers - A walk/run held on Sunday afternoon to see the countryside and meet people socially. Hashers meet at the American Club, 19-21 Hai Ba Trung Street, at 1.30pm.
Hanoi Night Market - Hang Dao Street in the Old Quarter turns into a bustling market every weekend on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 7pm - 11pm, selling everything from clothing and shoes to electronics, jewellery and food. The area around Hoan Kiem lake also becomes pedestrianised for the whole weekend from 7pm Friday - 11pm Sunday.