Community & Recreation Centres

  • Does Galway City Council provide any sports/recreation facilities?

    Galway City Council own and run the following recreation facilities:

    View map of the locations of the facilities listed above.

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  • Is Galway City Council responsible for Community Centres in Galway City?

    Galway City Council owns and runs three Community Centres.

    All centres have a Sports Hall, which can cater for a wide range of sports, meeting rooms and multi-function requirements.

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  • What activities take place in the Community Centres?

    The centres provide for a large range of indoor sporting activities, e.g. Badminton, basketball, karate, volley ball, indoor soccer, kick boxing, etc. They also cater for other leisure activities such as dance, yoga, etc. and for social events such as Active Retired Groups, Mother and Toddler Groups, etc.

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  • How can I make a booking for the Community Centres?

    The Centres can be booked as follows;

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  • What are the opening and closing hours of the Community Centres?

    The Autumn/Winter Opening Hours for the Community Centre at Knocknacarra are:

    • Monday and Tuesday Centre Closed
    • Wednesday to Friday 3pm to 10pm
    • Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 6pm

      Summer Hours for July & August at Knocknacarra
    • Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm
    • Friday 9am to 4pm
    • Saturday & Sunday - CENTRE CLOSED

    The Opening Hours for Renmore Community Centre  are:

    • Mon - Fri: 8.00am to 11.00pm
    • Sat - Sun: 8.00am to 3.00pm. Closed Bank Holidays

    The Opening Hours for Westside Community Centre are:

    • Mon - Fri: 8.00am to 11.00pm.
    • Sat: 8.00am to 3.00pm. Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays

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  • What are the charges for the use of the Community Centres?

    The Schedule of Charges for the Community Centre are as follows:

    Community Centre at Knocknacarra

    MAIN SPORTS HALL

    • Off Peak (before 5pm) €32.00 (per hour)
    • Peak (after 5pm) €40.00 (per hour)

    MULTIPURPOSE ROOMS

    • Multipurpose Room 1  Off Peak (before 5pm) €24.00 per hour /Peak (after 5pm) €30.00 per hour
    • Multipurpose Room 2  Off Peak (before 5pm) €16.00 per hour / Peak (after 5pm) €20.00 per hour

    MEETING ROOMS

    • Meeting Room 1 Coffee Dock Off Peak (before 5pm) €20.00 per hour / Peak (after 5pm ) €25.00 per hour
    • Meeting Room 2 Green Room Off Peak (before 5pm) €12.00 per hour / Peak (after 5pm) €15.00 per hour

    Renmore Community Centre

    Before 5.00 pm

    Facilities    
    Main Hall €24.00 per hour  
    Practice Hall €16.00 per hour  
         
         

    After 5.00 pm

    Facilities    
    Main Hall €30.00 per hour  
    Practice Hall €20.00 per hour  
         

    (From 18th March 2021)


  • Westside Community Centre

    Before 5.00 pm

    Facilities    
    Main Hall €20.00 per hour  
    Practice Hall €12.00 per hour  
    Small Room €8.00 per hour  
         

    After 5pm

     

       
    Facilities    
    Main Hall €25.00 per hour  
    Practice Hall €15.00 per hour  
    Small room €10.00 per hour  
         
         

    (From 18th March, 2021)

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  • How do I make a payment for my booking of the Community Centre?

    Payment for a booking at Renmore or Westside  Community Centres can be made directly to:
    Galway City Council,
    City Hall,
    College Road,
    Galway.

    You can pay using the following methods:

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Visa/Master/Laser Card

    If you are making payment by Visa/Master/Laser Card please make your payment through the Finance Department on 091 536960.

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  • The Community Centre at Knocknacarra

    Address: Knocknacarra, Galway

    View map of location

    Phone: 091 867594

    *Online Booking only  available at: BookaPitch

    The Autumn/Winter Opening Hours for the Community Centre at Knocknacarra are:

    • Monday and Tuesday Centre Closed
    • Wednesday to Friday 3pm to 10pm
    • Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 6pm

      Summer Hours for July & August at Knocknacarra

    • Monday - Thursday 9am to 5pm
    • Friday - 9am to 4pm
    • Saturday & Sunday - CENTRE CLOSED

    Facilities:
    Main Hall (32m x 19m)
    (Durasport P seamless polyurethane surface)

    Example of Activities, Events include:

    • Basketball
    • Indoor Soccer
    • Badminton
    • Volleyball
    • Community Gatherings (Max 800 People)

    Multi Purpose Room 1(15m x 10m)
    (Junckers Maple Timber suspended floor)

    Example of Activities, Events include:

    • Drama Classes, Martial Arts
    • Aerobics, Fitness, Dance,
    • Community Gatherings (150 People max.)
    • Public Meetings (150 People max.)

    Other Rooms (3) :

    • Green Room - Meeting room for small groups (8 people max)
    • Multipurpose Room 2 - (Groups/Classes (30 - 40 people max)
    • Coffee Dock - Social events, card games, etc. (30 to 35 people max)

    How can I make a booking?
    Online booking only at Bookapitch

     

    Schedule Of Charges for The Community Centre at Knocknacarra
    (HOURLY Hire Rate from 18th March, 2021)

    MAIN SPORTS HALL

    • Off Peak (before 5pm) €32.00 (per hour)
    • Peak (after 5pm) €40.00 (per hour)

    MULTIPURPOSE ROOMS

    • Multipurpose Room 1 Off Peak (before 5pm) €24 per hour /Peak (after 5pm) €30 per hour
    • Multipurpose Room 2 Off Peak (before 5pm) €16 per hour / Peak (after 5pm) €20 per hour

    MEETING ROOMS

    • Meeting Room 1 Coffee Dock Off Peak (before 5pm) €20 per hour / Peak (after 5pm ) €25 per hour
    • Meeting Room 2 Green Room Off Peak (before 5pm) €12 per hour / Peak (after 5pm) €15 per hour

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  • Renmore Community Centre

    Address : Renmore Avenue, Galway

    Phone : 091 753022

    Opening Hours :
    Mon - Fri: 8.00am to 11.00pm
    Sat - Sun: 8.00am to 3.00pm.
    Closed Bank Holidays

    Facilities :

    1 Main Hall :

    Example of Activities, Events include:

    • Basketball
    • Indoor Soccer
    • Indoor Bowls
    • 4 Badminton Courts
    • 1 Practice/Training Hall
    • Kick Boxing
    • Karate
    • Aerobics
    • Mother & Toddler Group

     

    Changing Rooms and Shower Facilities are also available.

    How to make a Booking to use the Facilities
    You should contact the Caretaker in charge of the Renmore Recreation Centre on 091 753022 to make a booking.

    Payment for use of the Renmore Recreation Centre is made directly to:
    Galway City Council,
    City Hall,
    College Road,
    Galway.

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    Payment receipt must be presented to Centre staff on arrival for your booked slot.

  • You can pay using the following methods:

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Visa/Master/Laser Card

    If you are making payment by Visa/Master/Laser Card please make your payment through the Finance Department on 091 536960

    Renmore Community Centre Charges


    Before 5.00 pm

    Facilities    
    Main Hall €24.00 per hour  
    Practice Hall €16.00 per hour  
         
         

    After 5.00 pm

    Facilities    
    Main Hall €30 per hour  
    Practice Hall €20 per hour  
         
         

    (From 18th March 2021)

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  • Westside Recreation Centre

    Address: Seamus Quirke Road, Newcastle, Galway

    Phone: 091 524244

    Opening Hours:
    Mon - Fri: 8.00am to 11.00pm.
    Sat: 8.00am to 3.00pm. Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays

    Facilities:

    Main Hall:

    • Examples of Activities, Basketball
    • Events, include Indoor Soccer
    • Indoor Bowls
    • Badminton
    • 1 Practice/Training Hall
    • Kick Boxing
    • Karate
    • Aerobics

     

     

    Changing Rooms and Shower Facilities are also available

    How to make a Booking to use the Facilities

    You should contact the Caretaker in charge of the Westside Recreation Centre on 091 524244 to make a booking.

    Payment for use of the Westside Recreation Centre is made directly to:
    Galway City Council,
    City Hall,
    College Road,
    Galway.

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    Payment receipt must presented to staff on arrival for your booked slot.

  • You can pay using the following methods:

    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Visa/Master/Laser Card

    If you are making payment by Visa/Master/Laser Card please make your payment through the Recreation and Amenity Section on 091 536853 or 536400.  

    Westside Community Centre Charges

    Before 5.00 pm

    Facilities    
    Main Hall €20.00 per hour  
    Practice Hall €12 per hour  
    Small Room €8 per hour  
         

     

    After 5pm

       
    Facilities    
    Main Hall €25.00 per hour  
    Practice Hall €15.00 per hour  
    Small Room €10.00 per hour  
         
         

    (From March 18th 2021)

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