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.Follow us on Facebook

GYMBOREE (Play and Music)

Gymboree runs during term-time throughout the year. This interactive fun class focuses on education through play and music. Suitable for 6mths - preschool age. Get moving & grooving this Autumn with Gymboree! Cost €49 for 6 class pass or €10 per class. Contact Janet for more info on 087 9147262 or visit our Facebook page:        


Purcell-D’Arcy Academy run on Monday and Thursday.  Classes are open to boys and girls from 4 years of age.  For further information, contact Ursula on 0872325656 or follow Purcell-D’Arcy Academy on Facebook


Junior Badminton Club is open to boys and girls aged 8yrs – 18yrs and returns the end of September until the end of April.   Tuesdays from 7pm to 8pm, Fridays from 6pm to 7pm and 7pm to 8pm (depending on age) and Saturdays from 3pm to 5pm.   Fully qualified coaches (Garda Vetted).  Cost for the year is €120. Max capacity 60, previous members given priority.  For any queries please contact or Kevin on 0879975217.


Gymnastics classes for boys and girls aged 4-12years on Saturday mornings.   Tumble Chums age 4-5yrs at 10.30am,  Shooting Stars age 6-7yrs at 11.30am,  Shooting Stars/High Flyers age 8yrs+ at 12.40pm,  8 week term cost €80. For online bookings or further information visit  

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

SARA AND ROSEMARY CHESTER - CHESTER SCHOOL OF DANCE (IDTA registered).    Classical Ballet & Theatre Craft, Little Stars Pre School Dance, Tap Dancing & Musical Theatre, Hip Hop & Modern Dance, Contemporary, Acro & Lyrical Dance. Students age 2½ to Adults, beginners always welcome.   Fully Qualified IDTA Teachers.  Classes Every Wednesday, Friday & Saturday.  Online registration & full timetable of classes at   or contact 0877923955/0879575584, email


Playball is an “Educational sports and movement programme”.  Classes on Fridays for children from 2 years to 6 th class. For further information check out or contact Niki on 0874184122 or  


Vocal Vibes – Adult Choir & Kids Choir Vocal Vibes is a fun, laid back choir under the direction of Soprano Sarah Bass. No experience needed! Adult choir every Tuesday 8:30-9:30 and kids choir every Friday 6-7. For further information contact Sarah on 0857360901