Activities for Children


KOMBAT KARATE:  Classes are juniors - Monday 7.00pm - 8.00pm and seniors Monday 8pm – 9pm.  Dunboyne’s karate instructor is Sensei Robert O'Leary – further details at class. Classes continue through the Summer taking just a short break.

GYMBOREE (Play and Music)

At Gymboree, you and your child will build creativity, confidence and lifelong friendships.  Gymboree programs are specially designed to help young children learn and develop as they play. Our classes also help you learn about your child, how to participate in and encourage his or her development while enjoying the simple pleasure of playing together.  Class available at Dunboyne Community Centre on Mondays 10am – 11am from September, for further information visit


Purcell-D'Arcy Academy will be returning on Mondayafternoons from 4pm - 5.30pm and Thursday afternoons from 4pm - 5.30pm date to be confirmed.   Classes open to boys and girls from 4 years of age and all skill levels catered for.  For more details you can follow Purcell-D'Arcy Academy on Facebook.


Junior Badminton Club for boys and girls  aged 7 - 12 years and 13 - 18 years on Friday evenings from January 11th 2019 between 6pm and 8pm and Saturday afternoons from January 12th between 3pm to 5pm.  Fully qualified and Garda vetted coaches.  Places limited, for further information contact Kevin on 0879975217 or visit


Gymnastics classes for boys and girls aged 4-12years recommences Saturdays from January 2019 Tumble Chums - Age 4-5 years from 10.20am,  Shooting Stars - Age 6-7 years from 11.25am,  High Flyers - Advanced (invitation only) from 12.30pm,  Shooting Stars - Aged 8-10 years from 13.40pm.   For further information contact Grainne on 0866820647 or visit 

BALLET CLASSES (Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop and Freestyle)

SARA AND ROSEMARY CHESTER - CHESTER SCHOOL OF DANCE (IDTA registered).    A range of classes are available for boys and girls from 2 and a half years.  Classes recommence on Wednesdays from January 9th 2019, Friday from January 11th 2019 and Saturdays from January 12th 2019.  Enrolements direct with Sara or Rosemary or online at  For further information on all classes contact Sara at 0877923955 or Rosemary at 0879575584 or by visiting the website.


ALOHA Mental Arithmetic is an after-school programme for children from 5 - 13 years which contributes to brain development in a fun-filled way.  Children learn how to calculate on the abacus, perform mental arithmetic and enjoy numbers through games and group activities. Our fun and interactive classes will run from 3.30pm - 5.30pm every Wednesday.  There is limited availability for the new term starting January 16th.  For further information or to register contact 015590050 or visit   Discover your child's potential with ALOHA Mental Arithmetic 


 Playball is a new activity for children from 2 years to 6th class. It is an "Educational Sports and Movement Programme for 2yrs - 3yrs and Multi Sports Programme for Junior Infants - 6th class.  Classes return on Fridays from January 2019 For further information contact Nikki on 0874184122 or or visit