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Our drop-in Crèche facility is provided free of charge to Mardyke Arena UCC members. The facility is available to you and your child only when you are using the facilities of the Mardyke Arena UCC and only when you are remaining on the premises. We can accept children from the age of 3 months old up to 4 years of age. Our maximum number of children at any given time is 8. You may avail of this facility for up to 2 hours in any one day.


Our drop-in Crèche facility is inspected by the HSE and we operate in full compliance with all childcare statutory requirements for best practice.

Our staff are fully trained in Childcare and Pediatric First Aid and are also supported in the area of 1st Aid by qualified 1st Respondents from the general Mardyke Arena UCC staff.

Creche Opening Hours

Monday 09:45 - 16:30
Tuesday 09:45 - 15:30
Wednesday 09:45 - 17:00
Thursday 09:45 - 17:00
Friday 09:45 - 17:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


How do I avail of the drop-in Crèche facility?
To book your child in please phone Anne-Marie or Tracey on 021 490 4780 and confirm the time-slot most suitable to you.

Bookings must be made by phone after 11 am only for the following day. Due to capacity restrictions, no more than two bookings per person per week between 09:30 - 11:30 am.

*Please note that bookings can only be made by contacting the Crèche, not reception.

For more information on what you can expect from the drop-in Crèche facility and the policies and procedures that apply please ask for our drop-in Crèche Guidelines from our Reception/Creche.