Courses 2015

10  Enrolling Now – Starting this January 2015

Spanish for Beginners                                                                  8 Weeks €80

Wednesday Evenings: 7.30pm — 8.30pm Starting 28h January               Enquires Carmen: 086 1777073

The course is designed for those who have only a little or no Spanish. Ideal for those who wish to convers a little while holidaying this summer.

The duration of the course is 8 weeks. Each class is 1 to 1.5 hours. Course outline includes: Vocabulary, Basic Conversation, Basic Listening, Grammar for beginners,  Spanish Culture (A Spanish beginners book will be recommended to buy ). Information regarding this will be given at the presentation of the course.

Course tutor:  Carmen Martin Llamas                               email:

Yoga                                                                                                   7 Weeks €70

Wednesday Evenings 8.00pm — 9.00pm   Starting 28th January                     Tutor Maria  087 7436580

This class is for those who want gentle Yoga and a little more. Borrowing from the healing arts of T’ai Chi, yoga and other approaches, focus and attention will be brought to class. Paying attention to deep breathing, careful stretching and mindful movement will be helpful for anyone wanting to increase body awareness and experience ease. The goal will be to enhance your ability to move, to relax and to enjoy life during the rest of the week! Ideal for beginners. 10 Persons required to start.

Pilates                                                                                               8 Weeks €80

Tuesday Evenings:        8.15pm — 9.15pm                                         Tutor  Karen Watkins: 085 8453841

Wednesday Mornings:  9.45am — 10.45am  

Pilates improves flexibility, builds strength, develops control and endurance in the whole human body. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, and developing a strong powerhouse, and improving coordination and balance. The instructors teaching methodology allows for different exercises to be modified in range of difficulty from beginning to advanced or to any other level

Stitchcraft                                                                                8 Weeks €80/€25

Thursday Evenings: 7.00pm — 9.00pm January                                 Enquires Pauline   085 7107931

This is a new project for those who would like to practice their art and craft skills in the company of others with a focus on sharing skills. A great opportunity to learn and to pass on your skills to other group members. Drop in on Thursday 18th September at 7.00pm for a free 1 hour introduction and course description.

Bridge for beginners    – September 2015                        10 Weeks €85/€50

Not starting until September 2015                                                               Enquires Fergus: 087 9676159

Minimum persons requires for course to commence is 12.

Taught by an experienced and highly qualified CBAI instructor, learn how to play this fascinating and ever popular card game. Come alone or with a partner. No previous bridge experience necessary. Learn the rules of the game and how to play hands in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Bridge for beginners: Part 2                                            10 Weeks €85/€50

Monday Evenings: 7.30pm — 9.30pm   Starting 29th January                  Enquires Fergus: 087 9676159

Continuation from September course.

Sewing for Kids                                                                            10 Weeks €100

Tuesday Afternoons 3.15pm— 4.30pm 8Yrs+                                               Tutor Shauna : 087 8450372

A class designed for kids to explore their creative side in the art of sewing. Suitable for both boys and girls this course promises to be full of fun and fulfilment. Learn all aspects of hand sewing and supervised machine sewing.   Explore fabrics, pattern cutting and make a wide range of hand made designs from teddy bears, dolls, handbags and clothes.

Art and Craft for Kids                                                                 10 Weeks €100

Thursday Afternoons 3.15pm— 4.45pm                                                         Tutor Shauna: 087 8450372

This after school class is ideal for kids of all ages to explore their creative side in the field of art and craft. Learn the skill of fine art sketching, life drawing, still life painting with oils, acrylics and sculpture.

Brick Club

Wednesday: 3.10pm — 4.10pm .                                                                     Tutor Maria 086 4455994

This after-School Club offers a fun programme of freeplay, themes, challenges and games for one hour on a weekly basis for the school year. Children are encouraged to display their creations each week and some photos are put on our facebook page which gives a great sense of achievement.

Email:                    FB:      Kids Bricks Club Kildare

Speech and Drama                                                                      8 Weeks €80

Wednesday: 2.10pm — 4.10pm 4-7 Yrs.                                    Tutor Geraldine O’Brien: 087 2618118

                     4.10pm — 5.10pm 7-10 Yrs.

In this after school lesson all children are encouraged in this class to reach their potential as performers and all get the opportunity to play lead roles on a rotation basis.  You, the parents, get to see their work in-progress at regular intervals in their training. Visit for more details.

GO for life / Exercise programme                                               6 weeks €10

Tuesday Afternoons 11.00 – 12.30pm                                                     Enquires Pauline   085 7107931    

Go for Life is the national programme for sport and physical activity for older people. The aim of Go for Life is to involve greater numbers of older adults in all aspects of sport and physical activity. It is run by Age & Opportunity in partnership with the Health Promotion and Improvement Offices of the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the Local Sports Partnerships. The course cost just €10 for the six weeks. One not to be missed. Sure to be a great social event also.

Come to the introduction session on Wednesday 21th January to see what it is all about.


Enrolment for classes

Contact: Fergus 087 9676159 Pauline 085 7107931                       email:    


Room Rental

Three rooms are available to rent at the Village Centre on an hourly basis. The rate is €20 per hour. Discounts are available for non-profit/community based events.  Be sure to contact us if you are: planning an event, holding a meeting, starting a club or considering running your own classes. We will endeavour to facilitate you as much as we can.

Contact:             Fergus: 087 9676159

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