Ashtanga Yoga and Hiking in Glendalough
Teaming up with Hilltop Treks and The Brockagh Resource Centre in Co. Wicklow to offer a day of complete rejuvenation! Join us Saturday the 9th of September from 10-4.30pm. Starting out with a 2 hour Ashtanga Yoga Workshop followed by a hearty lunch at the Centre before we head out on one of the nicest hikes in Ireland! Contact Linann Yoga [email protected] 00353 879852682 (Viber & Whatsap) or go to https://www.linannyoga.com/glendalough.
The Glendalough Trail 2017 (Change of Date)
The Glendalough Trail race, in aid of ‘Fighting Blindness’, will now take place on Saturday 18th November with registration and refreshments at the Brockagh Centre. It will be a fantastic, fun, running experience over a 15.5 km route that is scenic, challenging and safe. For more details see www.glendaloughtrail.com or contact Paul at [email protected]/086-3503994. To find out more about the work of ‘Fighting Blindness’ or for tips and assistance on fundraising, contact Amanda on 01-6789004 or [email protected]
Run the Ridge in October
On 14th October you will have a chance to run the majestic Derrybawn Ridge while supporting local sports teams Glendalough AC and Laragh GFC. The race begins in the scenic grounds of Laragh GFC before taking runners on a 20 km adventure on the local trails and hills. A shorter 8 km option is also available. The courses are fully marked, and a mighty spread of cakes and tea will be on offer for the post-race celebrations! For full details and bookings please go to www.runtheridge.ie
Haunted Halloween Kids Day
Calling all little ghouls and spooks! Join us for our Horrifying Haunted Halloween House on Saturday October 28th. Jam-packed with activities including Ghouling Games, Frightful Feasts, Alarming Art, Petrifying Prizes, Terrifying Treasure Hunt and a Death-Defying Disco, this Haunted House is sure to be the creepiest one around! For more information on how to book a place for this Eerie Event, please contact the Bone-Chilling Brockagh Centre on 040445600. See you there…. If you Dare!!!
New Dates for Traditional Basket-making Workshop
This full day, traditional basket-making workshop will teach you basic basketry techniques. Taught in a relaxed learning environment, you will bring home your own completed small round willow basket (a skib). The workshops will take place in the Brockagh Centre from 9-5 pm 23rd and 17th of Sept, 7th and 21st of Oct, 2017. Classes are small with 5 participants. Garden workshop also available on request. Visit www.wicklowwillow.ie, phone Aoife on 087-9773622 or email [email protected].
Pilates at the Brockagh
Marie Noonan class will be back Mon 18th, Sept. Marie is a qualified Pilate’s teacher and has been teaching for the last 17 years and works full time as a movement therapist for rehabilitation, health and longevity. The duration of the class is six weeks and will start at 9.30am to 10.30am and another class at and 10.30 to 11.30am. Please text Marie on 087 1953072 or email [email protected]. Visit www.noonanpilates.ie for more information.
Active Retirement Group
Laragh Glendalough Active Retirement Group are back after their summer break Tuesday 12th September at 11am.
Their Sunday tea dances were a great success last season and the next tea dance will take place on Sunday 3rd Dec 3 to 6pm, all groups must book in advance with the centre. New members are always welcome, come along on a Tuesday morning to the Brockagh Centre from 11am – 12.15pm.
Tae kwon-Do for Youths and Adults
Teens and adults will enjoy Taekwon-Do, a Korean art of self-defence. Benefits include improving confidence, respect, discipline, awareness, concentration, channeling aggression, balance, coordination, speed, reactions, fitness and health. Call Master Kenneth Wheatley on 087-2547347 for further information. Classes are on Tuesdays at 7.45-8.45pm (Seniors & Teens).
Tae kwon-Do for Children
Children will enjoy Taekwon-Do, a Korean art of self-defence. Benefits include improving confidence, respect, discipline, awareness, concentration, channeling aggression, balance, coordination, speed, reactions, fitness and health. Call Master Kenneth Wheatley on 087-2547347 for further information. Classes are on Tuesdays at 6-6.45pm (4-7yrs), 6.45-7.45pm (8-12yrs).
If you are looking for a warm and friendly group where you can relax over a cuppa with other parents/carers while your little ones play and laugh with their new friends, then Happy Days is for you. We are back on Sept 6th in the Brockagh Centre every Wednesday morning between 10.30 am and noon. The door is always open and the kettle is always on!