GRANTS VERY WELCOME
2015 will see an upgrade our present facilities,
following the allocation of a Department Sport Grant of €56,999.
Air conditioning units will be installed in our 3 gyms,
plus upgrade & decorating of our gyms,
toilets & dressing rooms and showers on both floors. Happy day's ahead.
We have also been awarded €10,000 grant
from The National Lottery / HSE funding, following our recent application, i
n aid of upgrading the Catering Kitchen / Toilet facilities in The Kate Walsh House
which caters for our Day Care Club for the elderly
Mental Health plus other groups here at the centre. Good News for 2015
The Centre is now regarded as a significant employer in the town.
Thank you from Celbridge Community Centre "The Centre for all the Family"
We would like to say "a big thank you" to all of Celbridge
for your continous support of your centre.
The Celbridge Mill Centre is an integral part of Celbridge;
it is a vital cog in our community as well as a major employer in the area.
Presently we employ up to 45 full-time, part-time, casual staff while a further
60 are idirectly employed through our business units both at
The Mill and at Camelton Business Park, located next door to Tesco's.
The main business of Celbridge Community Centre Ltd., is the operation of a sports
and community centre at The Mill, for the promotion of sports, games and other
forms of athletic activity in the area. Camelton Enterprises ltd.,
is a wholly owned subsidiary of Celbridge Communtiy Centre Ltd.
The proncipal activity of this company is to promote
employment in the Celbridge area, though the operation of the
enterprise units at Celbridge Industrial Estate.
All profits benefit the centre and are ploughed back into the facitily
through upgrading & improving present facilities & developing new ideas etc.
It is estimated that well over 2000 people use our facility and units each week
Our facilities at the Centre include:
Day Care Club for Older People
Playschools and Activity Camps
Garda Youth Diversion Programme
DSP Community Employment Programme
Local Training Initiative - SOLAS FETAC Level 5
So you can see, Celbridge Community Centre is indeed The Centre of Celbridge.
Please keep supporting us which in turn will benefit local employment,
local facilities for the whole of Celbridge and help retain this important community infrastructure.
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Visit of Senator Eamonn Coghlan
28th March 2014
On behalf of Celbridge Community Centre we extend a very warm welcome to
Senator Eamonn Coghlan and to Maureen Abbott, Kildare Person of the Year 2014.
We are delighted that Senator Eamonn Coghlan is here to launch our recently improved
facilities at Celbridge Community Centre and Maureen Abbott
will make a presentation of her history of Celbridge Mill to him.
Over the past fifteen months with the invaluable assistance of County Kildare Leader Partnership,
Kildare County Council, H.S.E and the 2012 Sports Capital Programme,
we have upgraded and re-energised various aspects of the Centre facilities
and activities which in turn benefit the people of Celbridge and surrounding areas.
In December 2013 we completed the installation of a Junkers Hardwood Sports Hall Floor System.
This popular type floor developed by Junkers Sports Solutions is
imported from Denmark and facilitates all our indoor Sports.
The cushioned timber floor helps alleviate injuries through its
unique style it offers safety, reliability and confidence. Walls and ceiling were all redecorated.
With the help of the County Kildare Leader Partnership we purchased Gym equipment, Exercise Bikes,
Treadmills, Cross-trainers, Dumb-bells and Fitness Machines.
These additional purchases greatly enhance the wide spectrum
of Gym Fitness training available and keep the Centre right
in line with modern fitness trends and competition.
Mirrors an T.V channels, Free WIFI add to the ambience of the Centre experience.
The purchase of additional
Table-Tennis tables offer the opportunity of our present coaching sessions to flourish while a
New Pool table and Fus Ball machine offer something for our children, teenagers and young adults.
The Department of Arts, Sports and Tourism Capital Project 2012 assisted us with the Purchase of
11 Spinning Bikes which offers another fitness choice to our clients. Sanding and varnishing of the
original floor area was also supported by the Sports Capital Project in the Function Hall.
This facilitates Judo, Irish Dancing, Bowls, Activity Camps and Performing Arts.
Celbridge Community Centre offers not only Sports but a wide range of Leisure and
Recreational opportunities from Music, Dance, Drama,
Art, Education, and Religion to Bridge, Whist and Archery.
Youger children and toddlers are accommodated in our Free Drop in Créche.
Parent and Toddler Groups are in operation while older persons can avail of Free Gym at the Centre.
The Day Care Club, Youth Café, Men's Shed, Silver Thread Club and Celbridge
Business Skills Training College provide additional facilities at Celbridge Community Centre.