Leixlip Youth and Community Centre

Serving the Community of Leixlip, Co Kildare

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Leixlip School of Singing

GROUP singing lessons starting on March 10th! Classes will be on Tuesdays, with 6-10 year olds at 4-5pm and 11-14 year olds at 5-6pm in the Leixlip Youth and Community Centre.

Places are LIMITED, call or text 0862404336 or email leixlipschoolofsinging@gmail.com to enroll your child.

The term is 8 weeks long and will cost €80.

Places are LIMITED, call or text 0862404336 or email leixlipschoolofsinging@gmail.com to enroll your child.

The term is 8 weeks long and will cost €80.




No Youth Clubs – Wed 11th or Fri 13th March

The Youth Clubs will take a break next week and won’t be here Wednesday 11th or Friday 13th March


Youth Clubs take a break for Mid-Term


Youth Clubs take a break for Mid-Term as follows

Wed 19th February – No Primary Club

Friday 21st February – No First Years Club


Job Opportunity at the Centre- Caretaker (Part-time)





Job Description:      Caretaker (Part-Time)  – 12 hrs per week, Fixed Term Contract

Location:                     Newtown House, Leixlip.

Reports to:                 Centre Supervisor and /or Members of the Board as directed

Responsible for:         Security and Safety of the Centre

Purpose of Job:          Support the Operational Management of the Centre.

This is a fixed-term contract – 5 months – Immediate start.

Main Responsibilities:

  • In a diligent and reliable manner to close the Centre, locking up, setting alarms, key holding
  • To ensure the security of the Centre is maintained, front desk presence, viewing security cameras.
  • To set up and prepare rooms for use with tables, chairs, equipment.
  • To deal with customers and users of the centre in a polite and responsible manner.
  • To carry out general reception duties including dealing with customer queries, answering the phone.
  • To carry out general cleaning duties as required, including floors, kitchens, toilets, dealing with spills
  • To handle cash as required, issuing receipts, and handover of money to office.
  • To keep the centre and its surrounding area litter free.
  • To ensure high standards in the Health and Safety at the work place, including the provision of First Aid treatment.
  • To ensure that the Centre is a safe place at all times.
  • To participate in all training programmes provided.


Essential requirements:

  • Fluent English, strong written and oral communication skills
  • Reliable and trust worthy person
  • Available to work evenings and weekends


Desirable but not essential

  • Experience of working in a community setting with groups and individuals
  • Previously Garda Vetted


Skills and attributes

  • The ability to work on own initiative, unsupervised
  • Commitment to working with integrity and according to equal opportunities, diversity and information protection policies and procedures at all times.
  • Practical approach to managing workload within a small organization


Hours of work:

You will be required to work not more than 12 hours per week, across evenings and Saturdays.

Weekly Roster (subject to change)

  • Wednesday 6pm – 8.30pm
  • Thursday 5pm – 10pm
  • Friday 5.30pm – 7pm
  • Saturday either 9.15am – 12.15pm or 1pm-4pm


Recruitment & selection process:

Short-listing will apply followed by structured interview.

Please note that only Applicants called for Interview will be contacted.



The successful candidate will required to be Garda vetted prior to commencement in accordance with our Child Safeguarding Policy.  All candidates called for interview will be asked to complete the Garda Vetting Form.




  • Closing Date for Application: Monday 3rd February
  • Interviews are scheduled to take place: As soon as possible.
  • Applications by CV and cover letter to info@lycc.ie



Weekly Schedule from Jan 2020

 Effective from January 2020

Weekly Schedule of events at the Leixlip Youth and Community Centre

Weekly Schedule of events at the Leixlip Youth and Community Centre
MONDAYS10.00am-11.00am Velvet Feet
10.30am-11.30amBeginners / Mixed Ability Yoga - Text 086 327 0896 for details
10.00am-1.00pmConfey Castle Bridge Club
11.15am-1.00pmIrish Guide Dogs
(1st Monday of every month only)
4.00pm-6.00pmAloha Mental Arithmetic Ireland
5.30pm-7.00pmIrish Dancing
7.30pm-8.30pmBody Shape Fitness
7.30pm-9.00pmPapillon Healing and Mindfulness Returns Mon 27th Jan 2020
TUESDAYS10.00am-11.15amHatha Yoga with Laura May
11.15am-1.15pmMunchkins Parent &Toddler Group
3.15pm-6.30pmDance LA
4.00pm-5.30pmProject Fashion
7.00pm-8.15pmHatha Yoga with Laura May
WEDNESDAYS10.00am-12.00pm Velvet Feet
4.15pm-6.15pm Youth Club Primary School Students (5th/6th Class)
6.15pm - 7.15pmTrampoline Fitness
7.00pm-8.00pmBeginners / Mixed Ability Yoga - Text 086 327 0896 for details
7.30pm-8.30pmBody Shape Fitness
THURSDAYS9.30am-12.30pmSynergy Lifelong Learning
10.30am-12.30pm Route 66 Social Club
4.15pm-5.15pm Orla Gildea Speech & Drama
4.00pm-9.00pmDance LA
7.00pm-8.15pmHatha Yoga with Laura May
6.45pm-9.45pmSynergy Lifelong Learning
FRIDAYS4.00pm-6.00pmMuse Academy Speech & Drama
Youth Clubs Secondary School Students
SATURDAYS9.30am-10.30amBody Shape Fitness
11.30am-12.30pm Vocal Academy Glee Clubs

Returning Tuesday January 21st 2020


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