Applewood Community Centre


About our centre

Applewood Community Centre is open seven days a week and we are always looking for new ideas for activities and events. We want the centre to be a positive hub for the community allowing everyone to take part in:

• sport
• leisure
• community development
• educational and recreational activities

For more information, feel free to call or visit and we will give you a timetable and show you how to book-in for activities. We always welcome new people getting involved so we can build a better community for all.

Applewood Community Centre Full Sports Hall

What you can find in our centre

Large sports hallA full sized basketball court, an indoor soccer pitch, four badminton courts, four tennis courts and activity mats. For large gatherings we have 300 chairs. The hall can be divided into two sections.
Three meeting roomsSuitable for arts and crafts, training, meetings and a variety of youth activities. These rooms are particularly suitable for youth activities.
Additional facilities for hire include internet access, projector and flip chart.
Childcare facilityBreakfast club, pre-school and afterschool services.
Dance studioThis room has wall-to-wall mirrors and a sprung floor (absorbs shock) suitable for a wide variety of dance and fitness activities. It can also cater for a variety of training and meeting needs. Chairs and tables are also available on request.
Braille signageOn all directional and door signage.
Applewood Community Centre Meeting Rooms 2 and 3

History of the centre

The community centre opened in early 2013 as part of the Fingal Schools Model. It shares the campus with Gaelscoil Bhrian Bóroimhe and Swords Educate Together School.


  • Adult Education
  • Adult Fitness
  • Art & Craft
  • Baby Massage
  • Birthday Parties
  • Child/Teen Fitness
  • Childcare
  • Children's Education
  • Church Groups
  • Community Events
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • First Aid
  • Martial Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Resident Association Meetings
  • Scouts
  • Social Clubs
  • Social Enterprise
  • Sport
  • Support Clinics
  • Support Groups
  • Training & Development
  • Weight Management
  • Youth Club

How to get here

You can walk, cycle, drive (free parking) or take the bus.
Bus: 41, 41A, 41B, 41C, Swords Express.
Get off at Rathbeale Road or Rathebeale Cottage.