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Playball gives your child a great head start in life. Playball is a sports and movement programme with a difference, not only do children learn sport, balance, coordination etc but also learn important life skills such as self confidence, persistence, listening skills , sequencing, turn taking, concentration and much more.Playball classes are small and age speciific and are structured, action packed, fun and uplifting. Playball has now come to the Lucan, Leixlip, Maynooth, Celbridge and Kilcock area.Playball was developed in South Africa 30 years ago by sport scientists and child psychologists to meet all of your child's needs. Playball has been in Ireland for the past 15 years and is now in the North Kildare area. We cater for children from the ages of 2-9 years.We at Playball provide your child with a solid base from which to develop every aspect of their lives.Playball is loved by kids, parents and teachers alike.Why not give Playball a go and reap the benefits.

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Our Coaches

  Wendy Lipson // Mobile: 0862987551
Wendy has been coaching Playball for the past 14 years.She is the mother of 3 teenage children all of whom have done and benefited from Playball. Wendy is an avid Sportsperson who plays hockey,cricket,badminton,tennis and enjoys running.Wendy is also a qualified Montessori teacher and linguist.
  Jeff Moore // Mobile: 0862987551
Jeff works part time for Playball alongside studying Mathematics and Music in NUIM and will be doing his masters in education next year. Jeff is an enthusiastic coach and the children respond very well to his youth and enthusiasm.
  Shana Ngai // Mobile: 0862987551
Shana herself has grown up with Playball. She was a Playball pupil before progressing to Playball coach. Shana did Playball from junior infants and all through her Primary school years. Shana has an excellent understanding of Playball from both sides of the court so to speak, which benefits her greatly in her coaching. Shana works part time for Playball alongside studying engineering in Trinity.
  Tina Jakelic // Mobile: 0862987551
Tina is a mother to two young girls both of whom do and have done Playball. Tina became interested in becoming a Playball coach when her children started Playball classes. Tina is an ex international volleyball player for her home country Croatia. Tina has previously worked in childcare and enjoys family time and walking and outdoor activities with her family and friends.
  Joanne Noone // Phone: 086-2987551
Jo is a mother to 3 children. She has a passion for soccer and all sports in general. She played soccer at premier 1 level and now assists in coaching her children's teams. She has recently completed a couple of half marathons. Jo is passionate about teaching and improving children's sports skills.
  Trish Cosgrove // Mobile: 0862987551
Trish is a mum to 3 young and sporty children. Trish has played many sports over the years. These include soccer, hockey, camogie and softball. She represented Ireland at senior level for softball. She spends her days at the sidelines of many different sports fields.
  Liz Fernandez
Liz is originally from South America so is bi lingual. Ireland is her adopted home land. Liz is a Spanish teacher and a mother so has much experience with teaching and looking after young children. She is passionate about sport and really wants to help children progress and share her passion. In her spare time she enjoys working out and spending time with her son.
  Laoise Neuman Jones
Laoise is currently studying psychology at university.Laoise has grown up surrounded by and playing sport. She enjoys playing hockey and cricket. She has a passion for cricket and has a cricket Leinster coaching qualification. Laoise is a young and enthusiastic memeber of our Payball team.

What Makes Playball Special

Children thrive in our fun filled, high quality sport lessons. Creating a learning environment, which boosts confidence and self-esteem, is paramount.

The children will be coached to engage confidently in a wide range of sport skills, preparing them for years of positive, competent sports participation.

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Our Classes

The Playball program follows a holistic approach and offers learning opportunities and experiences relating to the cognitive, physical, social and emotional development of the child. Playball takes advantage of developmental windows of opportunity by providing a wide range of suitable movement skills and physical activities in a safe and secure environment - perfect for optimal learning!

At Playball, we help children develop fundamental building blocks of sport, agility balance and coordination, as well as the three key elements of physical fitness - endurance, strength and flexibility.

Class Venues

Venue Name Address Actions
Choice Childcare NewcastleChoice Childcare Newcastle, The Old Schoolhouse,R405, Newcastle South,, 7FXX+X4Show Classes
Fonthill Lodge Creche Lucan2 Old Lucan Rd, D20 PX73Show Classes
Grifeen Valley Educate Together National School (GVETS)Griffeen Valley Educate Toghether, Griffeen Glen Boulevard, Griffeen Glen, K78 YA07Show Classes
Kilcloon National SchoolKilcloon National School, A85 NH30Show Classes
Leixlip Amenities Sports CentreCollinstown,Leixlip,Co. Kildare, W23R942, W23R942Show Classes
Little Harvard Captain's HillLittle Harvard, 46 Captain's Hill, W23 T027 Show Classes
Little Harvard MaynoothCarton Wood, Railpark, Maynooth, W23X8KK, W23X8KKShow Classes
Minnows Childcare MaynoothMinnows Childcare, 13 Straffan Green, W23 F2Y9Show Classes
Primrose Hill Primary SchoolPrimrose Hill Primary School, W23 YE97Show Classes
St Andrews National SchoolLucan Road, K78 NX88Show Classes
St Mochuo's National School, Rathcoffey St Mochuo's National School, W91 W012Show Classes
St. Etchen's NSSt. Etchen's NS, Kinnegad, N91CV96Show Classes
St.Joseph's NS MulhusseyMulhussy, Kilcock, Co. Meath, W23T8YCShow Classes
The North Kildare Rugby ClubThe Maws, W23 NR2FShow Classes

Our Camps

Playball holiday camps are tailored to meet the needs of younger children and are based on the fundamental sport skills for tennis, hockey, cricket, golf, football, rugby, basketball, football, volleyball - just about any ball sport you can imagine!

The purpose of our Playball holiday camps is to provide high quality, age-appropriate and fun holiday activities for children aged 3-9 years.

Camp Venues

Venue Name Address Actions
The North Kildare Rugby ClubThe Maws, W23 NR2FShow Camps
Primrose Hill Primary SchoolPrimrose Hill Primary School, W23 YE97Show Camps
St. Etchen's NSSt. Etchen's NS, Kinnegad, N91CV96Show Camps
St Andrews National SchoolLucan Road, K78 NX88Show Camps


Looking for a fun action packed party without with stress.Let Playball take care of it for you and all you have to do is sit back relax and enjoy while the kids are running around enjoying themselves.Duration 2 hrs (15mins break in the middle for you to give them refreshments and Birthday cake)Cost €150 for up to 20 children (€5 extra per child thereafter).Venue- Ideal place is a Sports Hall (if you need help in sourcing a hall we can assist- usually €40-50 for 2hrs)You supply the kids and the hall!We supply the coach,equipment and insurance.


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