Classes for Children in languages, music, sports, drama, and more
Leeson Park School of Music, Rathmines, celebrates 25 years providing high quality
Colourstrings music classes for young children. Programmes for children from 12 months to 7
years of age with special baby groups from 3 months.  Internationally renowned approach with
proven results.  Let your child experience the joy and wonder of music making by enrolling in
one of our courses.  We provide a fully integrated music education programme, taught by
qualified specialists, which can take children from their first steps in music making to advanced
levels of instrumental training.  Enrol before September 30th and receive a free children’s
Classical Music CD. To find out more visit our
website  or call Suzanne on 01 4967890.
Leeson Park School of Music
Mimi's French Classes Dun Laoghaire, South County Dublin, Saturday mornings €80 per
term.  Fun, creative and dynamic small classes for ages 5-9 years. Children are introduced to
a broad range of vocabulary in every term through a variety of interesting and relevant
themes. We use songs, drama, storytelling, crafts and structured class routines to ensure that
each session is fun, interactive and engaging.  Our main aim is for the children to develop a
love of French and to learn French effortlessly in a fun, caring and non-competitive
environment.   Mimi's also run classes for 3-5 year olds at the same times and classes for
babies and under 3's on a Monday morning
.  For more details on our website or facebook
page. Email:
Mimis French Class
Rainbow Music for Kids, Blackrock, Rathgar, Clontarf and Dun Laoghaire. Saturday
classes at
Ranelagh Arts Centre.    Afternoon classes available for 4 years +.  Highly
interactive music classes for children age 6 months to 9 years.  Children will discover their
singing voice through fun games, songs and dances and later explore beat,rhythm and
solfege.  Based on the philosophy  of Zoltan Kodaly, benefits include brain development,
gaining self esteem and social skills and developing a good musical ear.  Phone: 086 335
6353, email: or see our
website for class locations and times
Rainbow music for kids
Parks Tennis - Coaching for kids of all levels, aged 5-17yrs, is provided by trained
instructors, throughout the year in and around Dublin.  Classes are on an hourly basis and
rackets and balls are provided.  Children can join at any stage during the 8 weeks. Only
for 8 weeks.  email:, ph: (01) 8338711.  You can now register and pay
online.  To find your nearest location and more information, please click
Parks Tennis Kids Classes
The Young Gaiety School of Acting, at Temple Bar, Bray and Malahide, offer the most
comprehensive acting course available to young actors in Ireland.  The Drama Workshop,
(ages 7 to 10 and 11 to 13), is ideal for students who are beginning to study drama.  The
Performance Workshop develop specific performance skills such as voice, movement,
characterisation, improvisation, ensemble and devising.  The Youth Theatre Workshop (ages
14 to 18), uses drama as a medium to reflect and respond to young people’s lives.  Parent &
Toddler Drama Classes (18mths - 3years) is a unique Saturday morning course teaching a
new skill in a fun and interactive way helping coordination, confidence and creativity.  For
further details on courses, see our
website, Ph: 679 9277, or
The Young Gaiety School of Acting
La Jolie Ronde French and Spanish for Children.  Award winning French and
Spanish language classes for
 0-12 year olds, throughout Dublin, taught by a fully vetted,
trained and insured tutor.  Lessons are rewarding, stimulating and fun and your child will speak
with an authentic accent and pronunciation.  Through La Jolie Ronde, your child will achieve a
high standard and gain a good grounding for future language learning thus giving them a skill
for life.  Find your local class and
more details.
La Jolie Ronde
Ballet and Singing with Miss Eileene, Phibsboro Gym, Dublin 7.  Drop-In Classes every
Saturday.   Technique in the European Styles of Ballet and other dance forms. Poise,
co-ordination and confidence are encouraged whilst enjoying wonderful music!  
12 noon - 3 and 4 years, 1pm - 6-8 years, 2pm - 8+ years, Private Tuition also available.  
Phone Phibsboro gym on (01) 830 1849, or email
Ballet with Miss Eileene
Pure Magic Kitesurfing, Dollymount and Sutton beach, North Dublin.  Once your teenager
gets a taste for Kitesurfing, the Xbox might feel left out.  Puremagic have only the best qualified
instructors and the latest equipment to learn on, so you will feel safe and secure around
people who are passionate and genuinely interested in you progressing. We aim to empower,
motivate and inspire you to become an independent kitesurfer and to ensure your experience
with Pure Magic is fulfilling and memorable. 3hr session is €120.  Four sessions provide you
with the essential skills needed including safety management, to enable you practice further
and  eventually become a fully fledged rider. After that, the sea is free!  And for once, the Irish
weather is actually your friend for Kitesurfing. Phone +35318054912
More details.
Pure Magic Kitesurfing