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Covid-19 Information --- These are uncertain and challenging times and due to the nature of this fast-developing situation, we will be required to monitor events on an ongoing basis.
All my Playball Summer Camps will be Outdoors with plenty of Fun Games, Sports & Activities.

Children MUST be 4yrs on first day of chosen camp.
Camp Times: 9.30am - 2.30pm.
Cost: €100(1st child) & €90(sibling)

All Parents/Guardians will be required to fill in a Playball Covid-19 Pre Camp 2021 Questionnaire one week prior to start of chosen camp. If we do not receive this your child can not attend camp.

In view of the new restrictions for April 26th 2021, please note that classes in Dunboyne will resume outdoors for Junior & Senior Infants and 1st - 2nd class only. Due to these challenging times I must adhere to our governments proposals and guidelines and will be monitoring these as they unfold over the coming weeks and months.
Please keep staying safe and well.

Playball is more than just sports instruction. We take a holistic approach and believe that our classes promote physical, emotional, cognitive and social development. For example, children learn valuable skills in attention and concentration, develop confidence, form and solidify friendships.

We help children develop skills that deal with the challenges and obstacles of everyday life through sport and we adapt and modify our sessions in order to make them inclusive for all ability levels.

The success of the Playball 'sport programme' is that through competent sports participation, your child will secure a solid base from which to develop many other important aspects of their lives.

For more information please contact Nikki Squire @ 0874184122 or nikki@nikkisplayballkids.ie

Read more about Nikki's Playball Kids on www.sportswomen.ie

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Our Coaches

  Nikki Squire // Phone: 0874184122 // Mobile: 0874184122
I have spent over twenty five years coaching a multitude of sports and teaching Physical Education to children in both Primary and Secondary schools in Ireland. I have been actively involved with Playball for the past ten years and have thoroughly enjoyed the concept of Playball and watching every child develop and grow at their own pace. I am constantly working with children with various disabilities including Autism, Asperger's, ASD, DCD, Down Syndrome and ADHD and I have completed a certificate in Disability Inclusion Training with CARA- National Adapted Physical Activity Centre. I represented my country at Hockey, Athletics & Cricket and captained my country in the Cricket European Championship to became the first captain to win the tournament. I have also represented Pegasus Hockey Club at European Level and represented my province at squash.
  Playball Coaches // Mobile: 0874184122
Playball coaches recognise that when coaching young children sport, it is not appropriate to teach physical skills in isolation. The emotional, social and cognitive development of the student has an equally important role to play when considering how the student is taught. A very important component of our teaching methodology, is to make the children aware about social skills, values and norms whilst developing their physical skills. This approach is educational and holistic, ensuring that the focus is on the development of the “whole child”. Our approach is a positive one – we believe that positive encouragement and giving the child an opportunity to experience success (however small) results in improved self-concept and confidence which in turn will improve competence.

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
All Saints Church403 Howth Road Raheny Dublin 5, Dublin 5Show Classes
Dunboyne Community CentreStation Road , A86 XR59Show Classes
Saint. Marys NS, Belmont Avenue4 Belmont Avenue Donnybrook, D04K025Show Classes
Scoil CarmelFirhouse Road Tymon North , D24Show Classes
Springdale National SchoolLough Derg Road, D05 E954Show Classes
St. Annes National SchoolTipperstown, W23 H330Show Classes
Tir na nOg Too at Rainbows End23 Main street, D05 KX52Show 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
All Saints Church403 Howth Road Raheny Dublin 5, Dublin 5Show Camps
Dunboyne Community CentreStation Road , A86 XR59Show Camps
Saint. Marys NS, Belmont Avenue4 Belmont Avenue Donnybrook, D04K025Show Camps


Our Playball parties are great party entertainment and are a hit with parents because our Playball coaches take the reins, handle all the games and activities & also assist you in serving the food & cleaning up for you, while you sit back and watch your party peeps have a blast!

Our special Playball party formula, which has been proven for years, ensures that everyone has a fantastic experience on your child's big day!

All the hosting parent/s need to do is organize the party food, and we'll provide the fun, which will leave all the kids exhausted, but exhilarated. We will also assist in serving the party food and tidy up afters, giving you the host time to chat with the other parents at going home time.

Party's cost €170 for a maximum of 20 children. (age dependant)
For numbers above 20 there is an additional €6 charge per extra child.
There is also an extra charge for a second coach for party's with more than 20 children.

Party Details:
2 hour Party duration
Includes time for your birthday/party cake, food and drinks
Gift from Nikki's Playball Kids for the party child
Party Invitations provided by e-mail
Public Liability Insurance
Party bags supplied @ €2 a head if required.
You choose your venue, whether it's in your own home (plenty of space for children to run is required for playball), or a hall of your choosing.
If you need help with venues we can help arrange the hiring of a hall.


We are currently in schools & venues in the following areas for our popular classes:
Firhouse, Raheny, Saggart, Dunboyne, Ardclough.

For more information on the schools programmes please contact
Nikki Squire @ 0874184122

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