St John Bosco Youth Centre

St John Bosco Youth Centre, Drimnagh Dublin 12

Activities

Montessori School

The Forget-Me-Not Montessori School runs Monday to Friday 9am to 12.30pm. Limited places are available for pre-school children. For further information, please contact Maria on 087 7851194. ECCE Scheme Registered.

Drimnagh Diamond Twirlers

Would you like to learn how to baton twirl, dance, have fun and meet new friends, if so come and meet us.
The Diamond Twirlers takes place on Thursdays 6-8pm and Saturdays 10am – time varies, for ages 4yrs – 17yrs.
Call Elaine on 085-8284870 in your interested in joining.

Karate

Karate classes take place every Monday & Thursday evenings from 7pm to 8pm. Children and young people of all ages are welcome.

Tae Kwon-Do

Classes take place on Mon 7pm-8pm Wed 6.30pm-9.pm & Fridays 7pm – 8pm. New members always welcome. Contact Paul O’Brien on 087 1225906 for further details.

Group Showstoppers Stage School

Be the star you know you are, dance, singing,  drama, musical theatre …. For boys and girls 3yrs—18yrs every Friday from 3pm to 6.30pm. Contact Imelda on 087 9315251.  www.stageschoolshowstoppers.com

Irish Dancing

Irish Dancing classes take place on Tuesday nights from 6.30-8pm. Children and young people of all ages are welcome. Contact Fiona at 087 2222 673.

Soccer

The very successful St. John Bosco Football Club has 14+ teams for both boys and girls ranging from Nursery for the under 6s to adult teams. For contact details and a list of training schedules check out their website at www.stjohnboscofc.com

Activities for Adults

Computer Classes

Computer classes for all ages and abilities are available during term time. There are courses for beginners and those seeking certification in digital literacy These classes are supported by the Digital Community & DIT’s CLIC project. Please contact Angela on 4560100 for further details.
IT classes supported by DIT’s CLIC project.

Open Access Sessions

Free computer sessions—every Tues 7pm – 9pm and Thursday 4pm – 6pm.  Just drop in to use our computers, surf the internet, send emails, type letters etc. Our member of staff Anthony will assist you during these sessions.

Yoga Beginners and improvers

Yoga classes run every summer in the centre These classes are great for distressing from a busy life, improving your Flexibility & body awareness. Please contact Cara at 018788168 or email yogacc@indigo.ie

Adult Drama

“In The Pink” Ladies Drama group meets in the Bosco every Monday at 8pm and are always looking for new members to join this fun group who have put on small performances in various local centres. For further details, please contact Theresa Balfe on 4558120.

Na Fianna Finn Combat Academy

The Academy consists of four Martial Arts Systems, Silat, Kali, WMA and Bataireacht. It is available in the centre every Tuesday at 8pm to 10pm. Jon O’Neill will teach a Kali System. Kali is a highly effective warrior art from the Philippines. Learn realistic hand to hand combat alongside bladed and impact weapons training, New members welcome, male / female (adults only) Contact Jon: 087 2870505.

Krav-Maga

Learn to protect yourself with self defence and hand to hand combat skills. Classes are on Thursday.8pm to 9.30pm. Contact Robert on 086 2199871 for details.

Failte Isteach

Failte Isteach Conversational English Language Classes have been running in Dublin 12 since October 2011 and are on every Tuesday 7pm – 9pm and Wednesday from 11am – 1pm. For further information please contact Deirdre Massey (Community Worker) at 4095082 or on 086 1248557. All classes are free and all levels are welcome.