Things to Do with Older Children in Galway

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Welcome parents of older children, we have compiled some ideas of things to do round Galway.  If we have missed anything out, please let us know!

Indoor Activities

Art & Crafts

Paint Your Own Pot, Judy Green’s Pottery Workshop, Kirwan’s Lane, Galway

Bowling

Climbing

Fun & Fitness

Laserquest

Outdoor Activities

Adventure Sports

  • The Adventure Centre at Delphi Mountain Resort has over 25 ocean, forest, and Mountain based activities with Summer Camps and Family Adventure holidays
  • Killary Adventure Company has a wide range of activities suitable from the complete beginner to the more experienced, from age 8, with family breaks available also.
  • Petersburg Outdoor Education Centre has many exciting outdoor adventure sports activities and challenging expeditions for all age group located in Clonbur, Co. Galway

Cycling

Karting

Rollerblading and Skateboarding

There are a few good spots for rollerblading and skateboarding:

  • at the Millennium Park near the Cathedral
  • on the Prom at Salthill
  • at Rinville Park, Oranmore
  • Loughrea playground
  • Doughiska playground An Sean Baile

Water Sports

Canoeing

Diving

Sailing

Swimming

  • Leisureland
  • Kingfisher Renmore
  • The Connacht Hotel (buy a day pass)

Windsurfing

Fishing

  • Spiddal Angling School can take you deep sea-angling or fly-fishing off Spiddal Pier. Caters for 9-17 years in the summer months.

Watching Sport

Racing

  • Greyhound Racing is on every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at the Galway Greyhound Stadium, College Road.
  • Horse racing takes place at Ballybrit every July, September and October.

Soccer

Rugby

There are 3 clubs in Galway:

GAA

Cinemas

StoryTelling

  • Rab Fulton tells Celtic Tales in The Cottage Bar Lower Salthill (Wednesday Nights from 8pm – until end of Sept)

Clubs & Associations

Over to you now. Have you any other suggestions for things for teens and tweens to do in Galway? Share them in the comments below.