Swimming Pools & Indoor Activities in Dublin North

With Winter upon us, it can be difficult to get out and about with the kids to get some exercise. Fear not as we have a list of Indoor Activities guaranteed to help your child use up some of their endless energy!!


Swimming: Swimming is a great form of exercise for both kids and adults and is great fun. Click here to see a list of local swimming pools in Dublin North.

Bowling: Tenpin bowling can be enjoyed by people of all ages and is a light form of exercise. Leisureplex in Coolock and Blanchardstown cater for all levels and even have kiddie ramps for the youngest bowlers!

Climbing Walls: More for the older children, climbing walls are super fun and will keep the kids fit. Westwood in Clontarf and Hurly Burly Playcentre in Finglas have such facilities.

Ice-Skating/Ice-Hockey: Charlestown on Ice Ice Rink can be used in any weather. Kids can not only skate but sleigh on the ice.There are also opportunities to learn to play Ice Hockey! Guaranteed to entertain everyone! Leisureplex Coolock also have a kiddies small ice rink, ideal for a birthday party!

Soft Play Centres: Dublin North is home to many playcentres. Perfect on a wet cold day to keep the kiddies amused but also will keep them fit with all the running around! Leisureplex, Hurly Burly, Westwood are a few examples.

Thinking of joining your local gym? Have a look at our Family Gyms article. Perfect for all the family.

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This website was created by Jill Holtz and Michelle Davitt, both of whom are mothers of young children. Jill and Michelle decided to create this resource themselves, and launched in 2007.