Children’s Activities

The Mardyke Arena UCC have a range of activities to suit children of all ages and levels.

Our vision is that children attending the Mardyke will experience top class facilities, supported by friendly, innovative, excellently trained staff, in a safe, secure, fun environment. We welcome over 6000 children into our centre every year through swim lesson programmes, school tours, club and group bookings and multi activity camps. Quality delivery of our programmes and the health and safety of our patrons are our main objectives when it comes to children.

Camps

The Mardyke Arena UCC Children’s Activity Camps are one of the leading camp providers in Cork City and County. We have over 17 years of experience in providing quality multi-activity programs to children aged 4 – 12 years. Our camps have evolved year after year as we constantly review our policies, procedures, and activities to meet best practices and to ensure the enjoyment and happiness of the children. Camp will run daily from 10 am-3 pm. 

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Upcoming Camps

February Camp (Booking Now Open – Click Here)

Monday 13th – Friday 17th February 2023

Easter Camps (Booking Opens Monday 13th February 2023)

Week 1: Monday 3rd – Friday 7th April 2023

Week 2: Monday 10th – Friday 14th April 2023

Summer Camps (Booking Opens Monday 1st May 2023)

The Mardyke Arena UCC will run 8 Weeks of Summer Camps in 2023. Camps will run from Monday 3rd July – Friday 25th August 2023.

Applications will be taken in any of the following ways:

  • Online via the link below.
  • By telephone to Mardyke Arena UCC Reception – 021-4904751
  • In-person by calling into the Mardyke Arena UCC Reception.

February Camp Costs:

Members/UCC Staff/Swim Participants €118 / Non-Members €139

Morning Supervision (08:30 – 10:00): €5 Per Morning

Afternoon Supervision (15:00 – 17:30): €7 Per Afternoon

Birthday Parties

We are currently taking bookings for our birthday party programme. Bookings can be made by contacting Reception on 021-4904796.

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School Tours

Our School Tour programme will run from Monday 15th May – Friday 23rd June 2023.

We offer children a unique school tour experience introducing children to different activities delivered in a fun and enthusiastic manner by our qualified and experienced staff.

We offer activities suitable for all abilities and tailor programmes to cater to the needs of the school with an emphasis on fun and involvement for all. We will customise a package based on your activity choices and liaise with teachers in advance of your tour to ensure all requirements are catered for.

Click here to view our 2023 Brochure 

To book contact our Children’s Activities Office at childrensactivity@ucc.ie or 0214904762

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