Castleknock Community Centre


About our centre

Castleknock Community Centre is open seven days a week depending on demand and can cater for a wide range of activities. We want the centre to be positive place 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.

Castleknock Community Centre Coffee Shop

What you can find in our centre

Medium-sized sports hallSports hall available for a wide range of activities.
Meeting Rooms including larger space: Hub 15We have a variety of meeting rooms that are suitable for a wide range of activities such as arts and crafts, training, meetings and a variety of youth activities. Hub 15 is our larger multipurpose room.
Community coffee shopOur coffee shop area provides a warm and welcome space to enjoy homemade scones and fresh coffee. Read the daily newspaper or borrow a book from our community library.
Community gardenWe have outdoor seating in the courtyard and a community garden to enjoy the sunshine.
CampusWe are located on a campus with the Community Credit Union, Scoil Thomáis National School, a crèche, shopping centre and St Thomas the Apostle Catholic church.
Castleknock Community Centre Outside Cafe

History of the centre

Castleknock Community Centre, Laurel Lodge, was established in 1995 to provide community facilities for Laurel Lodge and Carpenterstown.


  • Active Retired
  • Adult Fitness
  • Baby Massage
  • Child/Teen Fitness
  • Choir
  • Church Groups
  • Community Events
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Integration Programmes
  • Martial Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Resident Association Meetings
  • Social Clubs
  • Support Groups
  • Weight Management
  • Youth Club

How to get here

You can walk, cycle, drive (free parking) or take the bus or train.
Bus: 37. Get off at Oaktree Avenue stop.
Train: Castleknock Station