Other Activities

St John Bosco Youth Centre

The Bosco provides space for a wide range of community services, sporting activities and religious/cultural events. The centre is open 7 days a week and is situated close to bus and tram services. For up-to-date information, please phone 014560100 or email angela@thebosco.ie or visit our social media pages.


Services And Activities Available To The Public

G Force Fitness

The centre hosts a state-of-the-art 400 square meter fitness studio run by former youth work participant and Drimnagh local, George McCabe. They provide a service unlike any other gym. Catering to all in a friendly, supportive and motivating environment with the best equipment and the best trainers in a 400 square meter facility in the long-established St John Bosco Youth Centre in Dublin 12. The gym plays a huge role in the lives of hundreds of people in our community.

The gym is open to all age groups.

For further information please contact,

George – 083 013 0285

Amy – 085 773 3492

Email: gforcefitnessd12@gmail.com


Forget Me Not Montessori – ECCE Scheme – Monday to Friday, 9 am – 12 pm

Forget Me Not opens for 38 weeks per year. The preschool has operated in the centre for over 20 years.

Limited places are available for pre-school children aged 2 years 8 months old.

For further information please contact,

Maria Petterson – 087 785 1194



Solas RUA – Youth Justice Project

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Central to Rua is the trusting relationship built between our team and young people. This is achieved through a youth work model, which allows us to support them to make good life choices. We work both one-to-one and in small groups offering practical support, personal development and moving young people towards further education or employment.

For further information please contact,

01 552 0683

Email: info@solasproject.ie


Trinity Affordable Counselling 

Low-cost community-based Counselling & Psychotherapy Service providing accessible, professional therapy

For further information please contact,

Call or Text – 087 1676642

Tae Kwon Do – Tuesday Nights from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm and Thursday Nights from 7 pm – 8 pm

New members are always welcome.

The activity is suitable for participants aged 5 years and older.

For further information please contact,

Paul O’Brien – 087 122 5906

Email: drimnaghtkd@yahoo.ie

Apollo Gymnastics – Wednesday Afternoons, 2.30 pm – 5 pm

Apollo Gymnastics offers the highest level of training in a fun and safe environment. Our classes are non-competitive, recreational gymnastics designed to increase strength and flexibility, improve coordination and learn new skills.

The activity is suitable for boys and girls aged 4 – 12 of all levels and abilities.

For further information please contact,

Carl / Ciara – 086 443 0007

Email: info@apollogymnastics.ie

Fáilte Isteach – Conversational English Classes – Tuesday Nights, 7 pm to 9 pm

This a free service aimed at those for whom the English language is not a first language. Fáilte Isteach is a community-based conversational English class. The classes are an informal space to practice and improve your language, as well as to meet new people living in your community. The classes follow a national program. All are welcome.

For further information please contact,

Paul – 087 163 7706 paul@dscp.ie 



Showstoppers Stage School – Friday Evenings, 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Showstoppers Stage School was founded in 2006 by Imelda Kavanagh and Laura Wynne. With classes in Dublin and Kildare, we offer tuition in Dance, Drama, Singing and Musical Theatre for boys and girls aged 3 to 14 years. Students learn all-round skills for the performing arts in a fun, relaxed environment where they can be themselves, build confidence and discover their talents. Teamwork and self-expression are always encouraged.

This activity is suitable for boys and girls aged 3 – 14 years.

Age 3 – 4’s / 5 – 6’s, 3:30 pm – 4.30 pm

Age 7 – 9’s / 10 – 14’s, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

For further information please contact,

Imelda – 087 931 5251

Laura – 087 769 4434

Email: contact@stageschoolshowstoppers.com www.stageschoolshowstoppers.com

CGI Girl Guides – Friday Nights, 7 pm – 8:30 pm

CGI provides challenging, accessible Guiding opportunities within a safe environment to enable girls and women to develop their full potential instilling leadership skills for the future.

This activity is suitable for girls aged between 6 and 18 years.

Brigins (6-10), Guides (10-14), Rangers (14-18)

For further information please contact, cgidrimnagh@gmail.ie or www.girlguidesireland.ie

S.P.K. Mixed Martial Arts – Tuesday Nights, 8 pm – 10 pm

SPK Bahala Na Ireland offers classes in Giron® Arnis Escrima and Cadena De Mano (chain of hands) Panantukan.

These activities are suitable for participants aged over 16 years.

Tuesdays 8 – 9 pm, The Giron® system is a proven fighting system based on edged weapon combative composed of 20 styles including stick, knife, sword and empty hand techniques applicable to many aspects of survival for modern life.

Tuesdays 9 – 10 pm, Cadena De Mano (chain of hands) Panantukan. A practical and versatile street oriented striking system with a focus on physical fitness.

For further information please contact,


Fencefit Fencing – Saturday Mornings/Afternoons, 10 am – 1:30 pm

From Zero to Zorro in one hour. Fencing is the second fastest sport in the Olympics after shooting. Join us and master the art of sword fighting.

This activity is suitable for participants aged 8 to 80 years.

Saturday Morning 10 am – 11.30 am, for ages 8 to 13 for Juniors.

Saturday Afternoon 11:30 am – 1.30 pm, ages 16 to 80 for Seniors.

For further information please contact,

Dougal – 085 112 0287


Dublin Kendo – Monday Nights, 7 pm – 10 pm

Kendo is a physically & mentally challenging activity that combines Martial Arts etiquette such as respect for your teachers & opponent with regular physical practice.

This activity is suitable for participants aged 6 and over.

For further information please contact,

Martin – 085 736 0503 dublinkendo@gmail.com dublinkendo.com

JanByYoga – Wednesday Nights, 6 pm – 7 pm

For your mind, body, health, fitness, and strength.

This activity is suitable for beginner and intermediate level. Please bring your own Mat.

For further information please contact,

Janet – 087 684 7398

SM Elite Kickboxing – Adults Saturday Mornings, 8:15 am – 9:15 am. Kids Thursday Evenings, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Kids and adult kickboxing class. Beginners to advanced levels are welcome. Instructed by a Second Dan Black Belt and World Champion kickboxer.

This activity is suitable for participants aged 5 years and over.

Adult Group, age 16 years and over. Kids Group, ages 5 to 15.

For further information please contact,

Shannon – 085 203 9493

Danielle – 087 135 8867


Fact Flow Yoga with Danielle – Sunday Morning, 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Yoga brings calmness to the mind, strength to the body, and allows you to connect with your inner being.

This activity is suitable for participants aged 16 and over.

For further information please contact,

Danielle – 087 924 0715


FLAM Dublin – Français Langue Maternelle – Saturday Afternoon, 12pm – 3:30pm

FLAM Dublin offers workshops in French to children of French mother tongue. It gives the children from the age of 2 to 16 years old an opportunity to communicate with other children and to learn about their language and francophone culture with Laura who is French and Chloe who is from Mauritius.

This activity is suitable for French-speaking children aged between 2 and 16 years.

Age 2 – 5 years 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm.

Age 6 – 16 years 12 pm – 2 pm.

For further information please contact,

Sophie – 353 85 704 7290 atelierdefrancais.dublin@gmail.com dublin.flam.ie

Philippine Consulate Office

The Philippine Consulate Dublin provides a number of Consular services at the Consulate located in Drimnagh, Dublin. Services are by appointment only.

For further information please contact, https://philippineconsulate.ie/

HIM Group – Health Initiative for Men – Thursday Afternoon, 1 pm – 3 pm

Men’s social group that meets informally at St. John Bosco Youth Centre. Pool, sandwiches, tea and banter.

Open to all ages.

For further information please contact,

Angela – (01) 456 0100 angela@thebosco.ie

Cocaine Anonymous – Monday Nights, 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Cocaine Anonymous is a Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from their addiction. There are no dues or fees for membership; we are fully self-supporting through our own contributions. We are not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances.

For further information please contact,

1800 998 866 (8 am to 10 pm) cairelandhelpline@yahoo.com www.caireland.live

Narcotics Anonymous – Wednesday Nights and Friday Nights, 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

NA is a fellowship of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. An addict, any addict, can stop using drugs, lose the desire to use and find a new way to live. Anyone who wants to stop using drugs can become a member of Narcotics Anonymous. NA’s approach makes no distinction between drugs including alcohol and other legal or illegal drugs. Membership is free, and we have no affiliation with any organizations outside of NA including governments, religions, law enforcement groups, or medical and psychiatric associations.

NA is open to anyone regardless of age, race, sexual identity, religion or lack of religion.

For further information please contact,

NA Eastern Area – 086 862 9308 info@na-ireland.org www.na-ireland.org

Contact Information.

PH: (01) 456 0100 


angela@thebosco.ie claire@thebosco.ie ahealy@thebosco.ie