Sports & Social Club Directory

Explore the Dynamic World of Sports and Leisure at ALSAA

Discover the vibrant heart of our community at ALSAA, where a diverse array of sports and social clubs brings together enthusiasts from all walks of life.


Whether you’re drawn to the physical challenge of Tae-Kwon-Do, the mental agility of chess, or the social camaraderie of lawn bowls, our directory connects you to a community of passion and activity. Explore the heart of ALSAA’s sporting spirit and find your perfect club to join, learn, and thrive.

ALSAA facilities include:

Sports Hall

Our 50m x 25m sports hall can be divided into three sections. It caters to a variety of activities including Basketball, Badminton, Volleyball, Indoor Football, Gymnastics, Mini Athletics, Boccia, Bowls, Tae-Kwon-Do, Table Tennis, Fitness Classes, Dancing, KickBoxing competitions, and more!


25m Swimming Pool Tenpin Bowling Centre Sports Hall Gym 3 Squash Courts Function Rooms Meeting Rooms Snooker Room Water Suite: 8m, Adult-Only Pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna & Steam Rooms.


8-lane Athletics Track Astro 5 a-side pitches Hockey Rugby Tennis Lawn Bowls Football

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Our Sports & Social Club Directory

Acting Academy is a performing arts school taking place every Saturday morning at Alsaa. Catering for ages 5-17 we teach acting, singing and dance. Each year we produce an incredible show in a professional theatre and all of our students perform. Many of our students have moved into a professional career in the performing arts while many others have simply created great memories getting fit, making friends, having fun and growing their confidence and self-esteem.

Contact: [email protected]

Aer Lingus Divers is based in ALSAA and is affiliated to Diving Ireland and CMAS, the Irish and international scuba diving bodies. The club has its own boat and provides diving, snorkelling and cox’n training to our club members. Training available for all levels from beginners and onwards. 


We dive and snorkel in Dublin, mainly in Skerries and Howth.  We also take diving trips around Ireland to places such as St John’s Point, Malin Beg, Kilkee, Hook Head, Cahirciveen, Castlegregory and Portroe.

Members train in the ALSAA pool (main complex) on Thursday nights at 8.00pm.

For more information, see or call Fidelma on 086 152 7894.

Aer Lingus Masters Swimming Club is a competitive swimming club catering for swimming from 19 years +.

For further information, contact: [email protected]

ALSAA Swim Club is a newly established Swimming Club, founded in 2019 and based at the Alsaa swimming pool in Dublin Airport. Our club is led by Paolo Di Paola, a qualified Swim Ireland Level 3 coach and tutor.

Our “Learn To Swim” programme starts from age 4+.

From the age of 7, kids can join the ALSAA Swim Club and be part of a friendly, inclusive and quality-coached club. The Swim Club offers both competitive and improver programmes when the sport can be encouraged, skills enhanced, and stamina developed in line with their personal goals, interests and proficiency in swimming. We are always looking for talented swimmers like you!

ALSAA Swim Academy, where every splash is a step towards confidence, skill, and a life-enhancing passion!

For further information please contact [email protected]

We take what children love to do the most (running super fast, jumping high and throwing far) and mix it with imaginative themes, learning to follow instructions, making friends and developing gross motor skills. It’s the magical combination of imaginative play, sport and burning energy!

Mini Athletics children’s classes meet every Sunday morning (from walkers up to 7 years old).

To learn more, visit: or contact Niall on 086 1542192.

Ladies basketball training takes place at ALSAA every Wednesday 7pm – 8.30pm and Friday 7.30pm – 9pm. New members are always  welcome.

Contact: [email protected]

Swords Basketball Club is part of the vibrant and inclusive community at ALSAA. From the youngest ballers aged 5 and above to seasoned adult teams, our club provides a dynamic and supportive environment for everyone to embrace the sport. In addition to our regular teams, we proudly host a Special Olympics team, embodying the spirit of inclusivity and ensuring that basketball is a sport for everyone. Join or volunteer for Swords Basketball Club for a journey of skill development, teamwork, and the joy of the game!

Contact us at:

Our Bridge Club was formed in 1982. We play each Thursday at 7:30pm  in the ALSAA GOLD room (1st Floor). New members welcome for a friendly night’s Bridge.

Contact: PJ at 087 7746602

Aer Lingus Lawn Bowls Club was established in 1989. We are a vibrant club located in the Alsaa Sports Complex. Our club is a mixed league club under the Irish Lawn Bowls association. We play Summer and Winter league.  We benefit from a synthetic surface which enables us to play all year around. A warm welcome awaits you at the club.

Contact:  [email protected]

The Aer Lingus Tenpin Bowling Club, founded in 1964, arranges a number of bowling events for its members.

Tenpin bowling was introduced to Ireland in 1963 and some of our members have been bowling for sixty years!

Come and join us for a lifelong sport for all ages and all abilities!

Club members play in other team leagues in ALSAA Bowl during the week and also in monthly singles events as well as the annual ALSAA Open in January. The main activity is the ALTBC handicap trios league on Friday nights in ALSAA Bowl with over 100 members in 30 teams playing in 3 divisions. A Knock-out Cup takes place in the Autumn season and a Fun Bowl night is held at the end of the Spring season.

A number of Club Members are Qualified National Coaches so coaching can be arranged. Members also have access to the Strike 74 Pro Shop in ALSAA Bowl for bowling equipment and advice from the expertly skilled staff.

We have had 315 perfect 300 games bowled in ALSAA. When you get yours, you will receive your personal engraved presentation bowling pin and your name displayed over the lanes. You just need to get started!

Contact us at [email protected]

The Aer Lingus Chess Club gathers every Monday night at 20:00 from September to May in the ALSAA Complex. Participating in the Leinster Leagues, the club is proudly affiliated with the Leinster Chess Union. Welcoming players of all levels, it’s a great place for both seasoned strategists and those new to the game.

Contact: [email protected]

Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art form that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, martial arts and music. Children’s classes are 6.00pm – 7.00pm on Mondays and adult classes are 7.00pm – 8.00pm on Mondays. The group is led by Mestre Sansao (Master Sansao Maia), who is an expert in the Brazilian martial art of capoeira and has over 30 years experience teaching this art form worldwide to people of all ages and abilities.

Mundo Capoeira was the first capoeira group in Ireland and was established in 2001. Since then Mundo Capoeira has been the leading provider of Capoeira workshops & performances in the country to a wide range of schools, universities, businesses, festivals & events.

Beginners are welcome.

For further information, visit:

To book into a class, email Sansao at [email protected] or call 0861079313.

Eccles Gymnastics Club is an artistic gymnastics club with over 40 years history of providing classes to children and teenagers in north Dublin. Now based in ALSAA Sports Centre, we provide fun, recreational, non-competitive classes, for children aged 4 years and over.

Our gymnastics training sessions are both fun and challenging. Through our classes, participants develop good coordination, self-confidence and discipline as well as strength, balance, flexibility and agility. Our recreational gymnastics training allows gymnasts to develop their gymnastics skills in a fun, encouraging, non-competitive environment.

After a short warm up, gymnasts learn skills on floor, sprung floor, beam, bars, vault, trampette and air track. Apparatus rotate on a 2 week schedule, with 3 apparatus covered each week.

Training times are on Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays. Sessions are run on a term system, with three twelve week terms a year.

For more information, please see our website at or email us at: [email protected].

Hockey for all at Dublin North Hockey Club!

Junior hockey training takes place every Friday evening 6:45 pm to 8pm. We cater for boys and girls from age 4+. Training is a mix of fitness, skills, games and lots of fun! New comers are always welcome.

We also have senior teams for all abilities.
Contact: [email protected]

Swords RFC Men and Women’s Rugby Training every Tuesday & Thursday from 7:15pm @ ALSAA Sports Complex. New members are always welcome for both of our teams.

Contact: [email protected]

3 tables available at ALSAA.

Mon-Fri: 9am to 8.30pm

Sat & Sun: 10 am to 5.30pm 

Contact: [email protected]

They say Squash is not a sport …it’s flagellation. With over 30 active members we have players of all standards from novice to premier player. Come down and join us, and see how much fun can be had on a Squash Court!

Contact: Noel Storey (Club Captain) at [email protected].

New members are always welcome. Join us for fun or a healthy challenge!

Club night Friday 5.30pm – 9pm.

League matches – Monday & Thursday night.

Contact: [email protected]

Our Tae-Kwon-Do club meets at ALSAA with classes for all ages and levels.

Tae-Kwon-Do: Monday 6:15 pm (Fitness – all students)

Tuesday 7:00 pm (Juniors 8-15 year olds)

Tuesday 8:00 pm (Seniors 16 years & older)

Wednesday 6:15 pm (Fitness – all students)

Thursday 7:00 pm (Fighting/sparring – juniors & seniors)

Friday 10:am (Fitness – all students)

Saturday 12:00 pm (Panthers 3-8 years)

Saturday 1:00 pm (Beginners to intermediate)

Saturday 2:00 pm (Advanced)


James Farrell (6th Degree) on 086 6776206 / [email protected].

Founded in 1966, we pride ourselves on having a welcoming and intimate club where we cater to all levels – from the player who just wants some fun and social tennis to those who want to pit themselves against the very best in other clubs around Leinster. We are an active club, hosting a range of club tournaments and events throughout the year. We’re always open to new membership so come check us out!

For further information, see:


Please feel free to contact us with any enquiries at [email protected].

The Aer Lingus Volleyball Club was founded in 1984. We have teams for both men and women and welcome new players who have played volleyball before.

Contact: Gerry White on 0879056445 or [email protected] for further details.