Leixlip Youth and Community Centre

Serving the Community of Leixlip, Co Kildare

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Annual Community Open Day – Saturday 18th November 2017

 

The Leixlip Youth & Community Centre will hold its Annual Open-Day on Saturday 18th November from 2pm to 4pm. We will have a Bouncy castle indoors along with toys in the play area for smaller children.  Older children can enjoy the pool table, table- tennis, arts and crafts and iPads. Complimentary tea, coffee & other refreshments will be on offer for the adults. Staff and volunteers will also be on hand to offer advice about the Centre’s facilities as well as having any other relevant information available.

The Centre is also keen that as many people as possible come to sample its fashionable new “Confey Coffee Shop” which continues to go from strength to strength since its opening in May. The coffee shop which was very kindly supported through funding by Intel at its outset, has become very important locally and has become a social hub of its own in the area.

As well as the new café, the youth club equipment has been upgraded, a new X-Box has been purchased with funding from the Tesco Community Fund and KWETB grant.  Most importantly the outdoor seating area has been painted and redecorated, and new furniture purchased. This work has been completed mainly with our own volunteers, help from Volunteer Ireland and Celestica but just as importantly with grant funding from Kildare County Council.

Through all of these initiatives the Centre continues to grow and develop its role in the Community. The fact that 25 groups with activities ranging from classes for kids, to health & fitness, drama & dance, and Citizens Information outreach service shows the importance of that role. Our Youth Centre which is central to our manifesto also continues to go from strength to strength.

At its core this Centre is YOUR Centre. Set up through Community initiative, its function is to provide a valued service assisting the people of Leixlip in anyway it can. Since its inception, we have strived to reach out to the Community and the Open Day provides us with our opportunity to welcome as many people as possible through our doors. Therefore, we invite everyone to come along on Saturday 18th November and see what’s on offer at your local Community Centre.

For additional information, please contact LYCC on 01 624 7435 or email info@lycc.ie

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COMING SOON NEW CLASSES

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Winter Yoga Classes

A new 6-week term of Yoga with Laura starts on Tuesday 7th November.

 

Tuesdays at 10.30am (mindful)
Tuesdays at 7pm (beginners)
Thursdays at 7pm (all levels)

 

Contact 087-9569896 to book your place on the mat!

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Rock’n Roll Dance Leixlip – starts Tues 17th Oct


Informal Adults 4 steps Rock’n roll dance class. – Tuesdays: 8pm-9.30pm

This weekly course takes place every Tuesdays @ the Leixlip Young and Community Center (Newtown House, Captains Hill, Leixlip, Co. Kildare). The class consists on a one-hour class where the 4 steps style of Rock ‘n roll dancing is taught followed by 30min dancing & socializing.

 

We are dancing on a wide variety of songs, from classical rock’n roll songs to modern/now-a-day music.

 

You do not need to register to participate to the course. You can come alone or with a partner. For more information & contact, check the Facebook group page, or show up at one of the class or contract the LYCC.

 

 

Volunteers organize this activity. Although they are serious about teaching you how to dance Rock’n Roll, their main objective is to share experiences, and meet people. The Leixlip Young and Community Center is supporting this activity by providing the room and equipment.

 

We hope you can join us…..and spread the word!

 

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Citizens Information Free Information morning

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Funding update Local Youth Club Grant Scheme 2017

 

Doesn’t our pool table look fantastic! Thanks to The Billiard Company for such a great job recovering the pool table.

 

With funding from the Local Youth Club Grant Scheme 2017 we are upgrading and updating some of our youth club equipment. More updates on this to follow

 

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What we do

Leixlip Youth and Community Centre provides a purposes built centre for the youth and community of Leixlip. The centre provides a youth room, community hall, kitchen facilities and rooms to rent to the youth and community.

Youth club

If you are attending 5th/6th Class or Secondary School and live in Leixlip, we have a club for you. Check out the Youth Club page

Community Centre

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By: Rashid Azar