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Dublin

Zipit – All ages
https://www.zipit.ie/
Zipit is a high wire forest adventure park with a difference. A place for young and old, where children can let their imagination run wild and where adults can embrace their inner child. You can climb high into the treetops, swing into cargo nets, even ride a bmx across a bridge, before zipping down one of our many ziplines. Come as a family, come on your own, or bring along a group. Children from age 7 to adults can enjoy up to 4 hours of excitement and adventure.
Whether you’re an adrenalin junkie or just looking to try something different, Zipit offers a unique outdoor experience for everyone to enjoy. Forget the day to day stuff. Put down your smartphone. Escape the office. Get back to nature and let yourself go!
7-8 €15.00
9-11 €23.00
12-14 €25.00
15+ €30.00
 
IFI Explorers 15-18YO
http://ifi.ie/explorers?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIsrms2Je41QIVzrftCh3T7gA4EAAYASAAEgI99_D_BwE
We are offering the special price of just €3 a ticket for selected films between 1pm & 6pm Monday to Friday to those aged 15 – 18*. And don’t forget if you buy Explorers ticket for three films, you get your fourth ticket FREE! Explorer tickets are not on sale online and must be bought in person at the ifi box office. Fed up with what’s on offer at your local multiplex? Then join our monthly film club for anyone aged 15-18.
Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin D02 PD85.
€3 for 15-18 years

Youth Clubs Across Dublin
http://www.cdysb.ie/Clubs.aspx
Join your local Youth Club, With dozens of youth clubs across Dublin there is bound to be one near you! Every youth club offers different activities, from movie nights, to discos, voulenteer work, adventure days. Log onto CDYSB and find your local youth club and get involved!! From 12-18Yo clubs may Vary costs, majority are funded.
 
Dublin City Adventure Club
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Dublin-City-Adventure-Club-122418654597275/about/?ref=page_internal
We take part in adventure sports on a weekly basis such as hillwalking, rock climbing, absailing, cliff jumping, surfing, kyacking, sailing etc. During school holidays we run expeditions and training courses.
 
IMMA
http://www.imma.ie/en/subnav_8.htm?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI1dH4lZ641QIV0KntCh0iHw5OEAAYAyAAEgIZEPD_BwE#youth
IMMA offers creative experiences for 12-15 year olds and 15-18 year olds which consist of looking, discussing, and making, as well as engaging with IMMA’s exhibitions and Collection, and working with contemporary artists. IMMA runs workshops and events for young people throughout the year.
 
Jump Zone (Sandford / Santry)
https://jumpzone.ie/sandyford/about/
When you visit us at Jump Zone Sandyford be prepared for a unique and cutting edge experience at our new 34,000 square foot facility.  Jump Zone is the first of its kind indoor trampoline park not only in Ireland but in the whole of Europe.Jump Zone is suitable for people of all ages, from children over 5 years to adults of 55+ years, for 1 person or for a group you will have the opportunity to exercise and enjoy themselves in a family friendly environment. You can free jump, do tricks or partake in some of the main activities on offer, including Aerobics, Foam pit and Dodgeball (subject to availability), on our custom made trampolines adjoining the floors and walls.
€14.00 per hour (Jump Zone grip socks included)
€12.00 per hour (have your own Jump Zone grip socks)
 
Awesome Walls Dublin
http://awesomewalls.ie/dublin/
awesome Walls Dublin is one of the largest indoor climbing centres in Europe. With over 2000 square metres of dedicated climbing surface, more than 1000 square meters of bouldering, 18m lead walls and ~ 250 climbing routes there really is something fun and challenging for everybody to try.
Prices from €5- €15

Wicklow

Bray Bowl (all in Deal)
http://www.braybowl.ie/allages.html
Once you pay your €12 entry there’s FREE & UNLIMITED tenpin bowling, Quasar laser tag and pool. On top of that, all our video games, from the driving games, gun games, air hockey, table soccer, basketball machines, dance machines and retro games are completely FREE to play too!
 
Sea Life Bray
https://www.visitsealife.com/bray/
Check out all the underwater creatures at Sea Life in Bray, without getting wet! Feeding times take place throughout the day and children have the opportunity to handle some of the animals. They also have a soft play area and an indoor picnic area.
€10 admission
 
Wexford

Courtown Leasure & Adventure Center
http://www.courtownadventure.ie/outdoor-adventures/
Courtown Adventure & Leisure Centre has everything you need for a great adrenaline filled day out in the South East! We offer great value full and half day packages and also the opportunity to enjoy each outdoor activity individually.
We cater for families, groups and individuals, birthday, hen and stag parties as well as corporate and school groups.
Courtown Adventure & Leisure Centre offers you a unique venue to bring your family, students or colleagues for an educational fun day out at great value.
You’ll develop team work, communication skills, build self-esteem and have great fun. Our facilities can cater for groups from five and upwards
High Ropes | Junior High Ropes | Archery | Laser Tag | Orienteering | Junior Playground
 
Kildare

Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park  
http://www.lullymoreheritagepark.com/
If you have a mix of ages on your outing, Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park in Kildare caters for tots to teens with it’s play park, crazy golf, pet park and biodiversity trail, as well as reproduction historic buildings
 
Cork

Ballyhass Lakes,
https://www.ballyhasslakes.ie/activity-centre-cork/Plan-Your-Trip/Activity-Packages/Youth-Packages
Ballyhass Lakes, outside of Mallow, Co Cork, consists of an Activity Centre, Fishery and Holiday Homes.The Activity Centre makes full use of the natural environs with kayaking, raft building, rock climbing and abseiling on the limestone rock faces, a 160 metre zipline, a gladiator course, a low ropes courses, archery, and new for this year, Cable Wake Boarding in their Wake Park.The fishery has two separate lakes – the main lake is 12 acres of spring water some 35 feet deep and is reserved for fly fishing only. Fly fishing tuition available. Summer Camps available to book also. Plenty to do whether you visit for a day or a week
Various prices From €7 different events Vary
 
Lifetime Lab 
http://www.lifetimelab.ie/aboutus/
Lifetime Lab, on the banks of the River Lee, is a unique attraction for visitors of all ages with its modern interactive exhibition, themed playground, beautifully restored buildings and equipment and scenic views over the River Lee.Lifetime Lab is located at the old Cork City Waterworks which was responsible for supplying water to the city of Cork over the past 3 centuries. The Waterworks is the best preserved of its kind in Ireland. The old buildings and machinery have been carefully restored and are now being used to tell the story of how water was supplied to Cork City in the past.
€3- €5
 
Kilkenny

Reptile Zoo
http://www.nationalreptilezoo.ie/
Welcome to Ireland’s Only Reptile Zoo!
Here at the National Reptile Zoo we want to increase understanding of the world’s reptiles and amphibians. We want to conserve animals and their habitats as well as to offer opportunities for learning and enjoyment to the public.
Open 10am to 6pm, seven days a week, year round, with over 50 exhibits, Animal Encounter Zone, Tropical Walk-through Habitat, indoor and outdoor Picnic Area, Snack Bar, Souvenir Shop and Soft Play Area, we can keep the entire family entertained and educated all at once!
€7.50
  
Limerick

Karting in Limerick
http://deltakarting.ie/
We are spoiled for choice on the Karting front in Limerick with some great places to go karting Including
Kilcornan Karting
Abbeyspeedway
Formula for Fun
Delta Karting
Kartmania
Varys upoon location usualy around  €25 
 
Clare

Planet Ennis
http://www.planetennis.ie/page.php?page=price-list
Teen Package
 60 minutes Ten Pin Bowling
 30 minutes Laser Tag (Minimum Group of 6 people) 
 Baskets of hot food (Chips, Sausages, Goujons)
 Drinks (Pepsi, Club Orange, 7-up, Juice, Water)
 UV Lights and Music
Mid week €12 per person
 
Galway

Leasure Land
http://www.leisureland.ie/
With 3 swimming pools to choose from Leisureland is the place to be for serious swimmers to a fun, family splash about! With a 6 lane competitive , deck level pool complete with a thrilling 65m water slide and giant Commando Run Inflatable Obstacle Course.
We have a host of other activities at Leisureland. Our fun, and family friendly environment will ensure everyone has a great time. We have activities ranging from Birthday PartiesSummer CampsMini Golf, to School Tours whether you're coming in a group or with the kids.
Pricing Vary’s

Laoise

Roll n Bowl
https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/roll-n-bowl
At Roll n Bowl you can step back in time with a spin around their roller disco: a great quality wooden rink with awesome back beats and silly games. Loads of fun with all equipment included in the one price. handy!
Then there's the adventure soft play zone: split into 3 age ranged areas and full of awesome equipment and fun features to interact with, ideal for getting their exercise in and making new friends!
Plus of course there's the Laser Quest arena with it's awesome infra red tagging equipment and special effects, great for video game lovers over 7 years. Every battle session involves a training session and a debriefing either side of 15 minutes of intense fun and action in the arena, plenty of time to get your blast on!
And then the tenpin bowling alley with 6 lanes, including bumpers and ball ramps for the smalls. All in all, a heck of a day if you can fit it all in
€7 per person for 1 hour.
 
Tyrone

Todds Leap
https://discovernorthernireland.com/things-to-do/activities/adventure-and-watersports/10-adventures-for-teenagers/
Todds Leap is a Multi Award Winning Activity Centre based in Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland.Days outs at Todds Leap are all about getting outdoors, spending time with friends, doing something momentous & having more fun than ever felt possible! That’s what makes Todds Leap Activity Centre a great option for families, group days out, stag dos and hen parties, celebrating occasions & even team building events with your workmates!There are over 20 action packed activities available at Todds Leap Activity Centre spread across a purpose built off road track, so getting around is really fun!! We have an onsite Licensed Restaurant ‘The Twisted Axle’, which serves great grub all locally sourced and prepared daily. If you wish to extend your stay we have some cosy log cabins to rent and funky refurbished containers that you can bunk up in… our centre is suitable for everyone and we work hard to ensure all activities are disability accessible, so you’ve no excuse not to join us!We look forward to welcoming you to Northern Ireland’s No.1 outdoor activity centre… where hospitality and fulfilment is all part of the game!
£25 – various
 
Louth

Funtasia Water park
http://www.funtasia.ie/funtasia-waterpark/
in Drogheda features over 200 water gushing activities including the adrenalin pumping super bowl speed slide and the Boomerang.
Big Splash €18
 
Meath

Funtasia Fun park in Bettystown
http://www.funtasia.ie/fair-ground/fair-ground-rides/
Welcome to the seaside town of Bettystown and what better way to spend time here than at a Fun Fair extravaganza at funtasia. 3 levels of Fairground thrill seeking exitment awaits you with our Ferris Wheel, Gyro Loop, Balloon Ride, Drop Zone and more. Along with Irelands only “Rooftop Fair Ground” Funtasia offers a Fairground experience for all the family to enjoy.
Big Fun Fair €12
Super Fun Fair €16
 
Offlay

Birr Outdoor Education Center
http://www.visitoffaly.ie/Things-to-do/Offaly-s-Family-Fun/Birr-Outdoor-Education-Centre/
Birr Outdoor Education Centre invites you and your class-mates to take part in an action-packed programme that includes; Kayaking, Sailing, Windsurfing and Sail-boarding. And if you’re more of a feet-on-dry-land kind of person that’s okay too; we’ve got classes in orienteering, rock-climbing and archery. Are you up for the challenge?
Pricing depends on activity.
  
Down

Life Adventure Centre
https://discovernorthernireland.com/Life-Adventure-Centre-Castlewellan-P16636/
Whether your preference is laid back or action packed, join us at our award winning centre in the beautiful Castlewellan Forest Park amid the stunning Mourne Mountains for a host of fantastic adventure activities.Choose from Canoeing and Kayaking, Hill Walking and Rock Climbing, Trail and Mountain Bike, Wet Bouldering and Coasteering, Archery and Clay Pigeon Shooting, Raft Building and Team Quests, even add some Wild Camping or Bothy Nights!Options include equipment hire (Canoe hire,Mountain Bike hire, kayak hire) Guided Trips, Fun Introductions, Skills Courses, Adventure Experiences or full Tour Packages. NEW for 2017 Rentals… CUBE E-Mountain Bikes, CUBE LTD pro hardtail mountain bikesIndividuals, Families and Organised Groups (including interest specific, Corporate, Tour, Hen & Stag etc) all welcome.Advanced/Online booking recommended but not essential for all options.Open 7 days a week.As the ‘Outdoor Capital of Ireland’, Castlewellan Forest Park and the wider Mournes are a must visit destination for adventure seekers… Beginners, families, addicts, no excuses!Ideal for a fun introduction, learning basics, developing techniques, or that all essential opportunity to go explore!
Pricing deepends on Activites
 
Derry

The Jungle NI
https://www.thejungleni.com/
The Jungle NI is an innovative and award-winning outdoor adventure provider. Not only was The Jungle Northern Ireland’s first and largest Paintballing site, they were the first company to bring the exhilarating highs and lows of Zorbing to Ireland, are home to Ireland’s first High Wire Tree Top Adventure Course and were the first adventure company to bring the delights of Llama Trekking to the island of Ireland. Nestled in an enchanting woodland in the very heart of Northern Ireland, just 45 minutes from Belfast, The Jungle is the perfect location to engage with life, and put to test your sense of daring and adventure.
Prices Vary for activities.
 
Antrim

Surfing in Antrim
https://www.troggs.com/pages/surf-hire
There’s nothing cooler than grabbing a surf board and hitting the beach - and the North Coast has some of the best surf going. Learn from expert instructors how to become ‘totally awesome’ on the waves on some of Northern Ireland’s best beaches.
Board and wetsuit rental £20
 
Belfast

Canoeing at Shaw’s Bridge, Belfast
https://discovernorthernireland.com/things-to-do/activities/adventure-and-watersports/10-adventures-for-teenagers/
Just ten minutes from Belfast city centre, the River Lagan is a top place for a good time on the water with Mobile Team Adventure. No experience is necessary and all equipment is provided. Have a go on their canoe sessions every Saturday from April to September, or book a private one for the family or a group of mates.
Mobile Team Adventure is an exciting and innovative company specialising in Outdoor Pursuits and Team Building based in Northern Ireland.We deliver tailor made activity packages and courses to corporate clients, as well as to small businesses, adult groups, youth groups, schools, community groups and individuals.Add a personal touch to your event with our professional service, attention to detail and enthusiastic approach.
Pricing Varys with activity
 
Mayo

Adventure Activity
http://www.westporthouse.ie/adventure-activity/
Adventure Activity The Westport House Adventure Activity Centre is set in the lush natural woodland and Lakeland setting of Westport House.We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Killary Adventure Co. With over 35 years experience in adventure activities and adventure races, you can be confident in the same exceptional standards in service, safety, security and value that you identify with Westport House.Families, individuals and groups, birthday parties, stag and hen parties and tours can now experience Westport’s most electrifying outdoor adventure activities.Get your adventure started and explore Westport’s most exhilarating suite of outdoor activities and their kit requirements and restrictions:
Price may vary with activity
 
Donegal

Tropical World Butterfly House & Mini Zoo
https://www.tropicalworld.ie/
Tropical World at Alcorn’s flower and garden centre includes a Butterfly House and Mini Zoo. See stunning butterflies in free flight, a reptile display area and exotic aviaries with over 200 beautiful birds. Meet the meerkats, coatimundi and owls as well as new additions such as the lemurs, cotton-top monkeys and giant tortoise. Tropical World offers a great all weather day out for all the family which will excite and delight all ages.
From free- €8.50

Sligo

Vergo
http://www.funnybones.ie/vertigo
Vertigo @ Funny Bones in Sligo has a unique adventure zone for older children.There’s a specially built 6 meter climbing wall and high ropes adventure course.They also have a Hurricane simulator to try out. Go Kartingand Laser fun also availableVertigo Climbing Wall €7.50 for 15 minutesVertigo High Ropes Adventure Course €5
 
Carlow

Chocolate garden of Ireland
https://www.fundays.ie/chocolate-garden-of-ireland
Heaven for lovers of chocolate and ice cream everywhere, the Chocolate Garden of Ireland offers Chocolate Workshops regularly, hosts Birthday Parties, and has a delicious coffee shop (serving Irelands best hot chocolate!) and an ice cream parlour at its chocolate and ice cream factory.
Set in beautiful South-west Wicklow, close to Tullow, The Chocolate Garden has become popular with all ages - from school tours and pre-school groups to active retirement groups, everyone is a kid when it comes to delicious chocolate.
Workshop Price €13.50 all ages
 
Monahan

A.W.O.L.
http://www.awolpaintball.ie/activities/
A.W.O.L. provide a wide range of land based activities to suit all ages and abilities.
So whether you are trying to improve a specific skill, encouraging a team spirit or just out for the fun, A.W.O.L. has the package for you.
Abseiling,Archery,Team Tasks, Mountain Biking, Camping, MountainWalks, Mind Benders, Multi Activity Events, Orienteering, Forest Walks, BivyingExpeditions,
Paintball Games (over 16 years)Night Lines, Bushcraft.
Pricing Varys upon activity
 
Kerry

KDYS Clubs
http://kdys.ie/what-we-do/kdys-youth-centres-2/
We have developed facilities across Kerry to provide safe, inclusive, drug and alcohol free, welcoming spaces where young people can avail of a range of ervices and activities to meet their needs.For many young people, the youth centre in their local town is a space where they can “hang out” in the Youth Café with their friends, attend “Band Nights” or use the rehearsal space if they are budding musicians. Young people engage in positive activities that support and develop their personal, social, mental, physical and emotional well-being. Each KDYS centre also provides a range of specialised services supporting young people and their families at times when young people might be experiencing particular difficulties.You can find the contact details for all of our youth centres on our interactive map hereWe rely on fundraising and support from parents, councils and others to maintain quality youth facilities that are attractive to young people.
 
Tippary

Tippary Youth Clubs
http://youthworktipperary.ie/what-we-do/our-youth-clubs/
All youth clubs are open to all young people in their community the junior clubs work with young people aged between 8 and 12 (primary school) and senior clubs with young people between 12 and 18. The older young people may also act as Junior Leaders to the junior clubs, once they have done FLIP, and also form youth committees for their own senior clubs.Whether any night is ‘typical’ in a club is debatable as on any given weekend you might find a club doing a programme on drug abuse, getting involved in a local community event such as tidy towns, travelling to another club to take them on in a soccer challenge, hosting a table quiz or just hanging out!   Volunteer leaders are trained to talk to and listen to young people and any activities will reflect the interests of the young people who are members of the clubs.
 
Roscommon

Zipit Lough Key
https://www.zipit.ie/
Zipit is a high wire forest adventure park with a difference. A place for young and old, where children can let their imagination run wild and where adults can embrace their inner child. You can climb high into the treetops, swing into cargo nets, even ride a bmx across a bridge, before zipping down one of our many ziplines. Come as a family, come on your own, or bring along a group. Children from age 7 to adults can enjoy up to 4 hours of excitement and adventure.
Whether you’re an adrenalin junkie or just looking to try something different, Zipit offers a unique outdoor experience for everyone to enjoy. Forget the day to day stuff. Put down your smartphone. Escape the office. Get back to nature and let yourself go
Located in the stunning Lough Key Forest Park, in the midlands lake district. The park also has an indoor activity centre, lakeside café, campsite, boat, bike and segway hire.
Age 7 – 8 Years - €15.00
Age 9 – 11 Years - €23.00
Age 12 - 14 Years - €25.00
Age 15 - 17 Years - €30.00
 
Armagh

Scouts Northern Ireland
http://www.scoutsni.com/jla3/index.php/sections-mainmenu-47/scouts-mainmenu-182
Scouts is for young people aged between 10½ and 14 years who want to make friends and develop their widening interests in way that is both educational and fun.Young people who want a break from the usual after school routine of homework, games and watching television. Our activities are about action and involvement and that means more than just camping.Hiking, rock climbing, gliding, sailing, pioneering, canoeing, parascending, abseiling, putting on shows and exhibitions, motor mechanics, electronics, photography - the list is endless!Scouts are also given the chance to learn skills in survival, cooking and first aid. There are often opportunities to go abroad as well.
 
Cavan

Cavan Canoeing
http://cavancanoeing.com/
Cavan Canoeing operates a dedicated centre to canoeing and kayaking related activities in County Cavan. Located in the heart of the county’s lakelands, Cavan Canoe Centre offers customers the unique opportunity to explore the area’s waterways, landscape and history, either by themselves or with the help of one of our guides.  We also offer a range of affiliated courses for those interested in learning as well as activities for those looking to have a bit of fun. We are a direct supplier of water sports equipment with brands such as PeakUK and Wavesport Kayaks.
Under 16 €15
 
Letrim

Sports Teams
http://www.leitrimsports.ie/A-Z-Sports-Directory
There are a number of different sports teams to join in letrim from boxing, athletics, to cricket and tennis. Open to all ages in different locations across letrim. Go onto the Letrim sports directory and sign
 
Waterford

Copper Coas Mini Farm
https://www.facebook.com/pg/CopperCoasMiniFarm/posts/?ref=page_internal
Copper Coast Mini Farm is a friendly family run pet farm and homely tea rooms.
 
West meath

Mullingar Arts Centre 
http://www.mullingarartscentre.ie/
The Mullingar Arts Centre in Westmeath runs workshops, camps and classes throughout the year with the aim of promoting participation in the arts.
Classes vary in prices
 
Longford
Longford megalbowl
http://longfordmegabowl.ie/home/
Longford megalbowl Is a leisure complex with facilities for all the family with kids play area and a 10 lane bowling alley which is  a short drive from Longford town centre.Longford Megabowl bowling is easy to play – no fuss – no formalities – just great fun! With automatic bumpers and bowling, even the youngest children get wonderful enjoyment and they never fail to score!  There is also a supervised play areas complete with slides, rope bridges, bouncing castles, ball pool and  crawl tubes provides endless fun and enjoyment for kids.
From €6 - €15
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