John the Baptist Community School is dedicated to the ideals of life-long learning and education. The school runs an extensive adult education programme during autumn and spring each year.

We offer a wide variety of recreational, vocational and hobby courses to help you discover your hidden potential. Whether you want to improve your employment prospects, develop your personal skills or simply indulge in a new or existing leisure activity, we have a course to suit your needs.

The courses available do vary from year to year depending on their popularity and availability but each season we try to cover as wide a range of topics as possible. In the past we have run courses topics such as: art, craft, cooking, sport, pilates, bridge etc.

Classes are run in Spring & Autumn. Details of our upcoming courses will be posted below as they become available. If you have any questions about these courses, please don’t hesitate to contact us at or at (061) 3838173.

Please see below for further details.

Please note booking of the school’s astroturf pitches can also be done through the Adult Education Office.

Adult Education Classes Spring 2018

Adult Education Classes Autumn 2017

Registration for Adult Education evening classes will take place next Thursday 21st September 2017 from 2:00 – 7:00pm at the school. All are welcome.

There are some very interesting classes on offer to enhance mind and body.

Art with Paul Quane Thursdays 7:00pm – 8:00pm in the Art Room €80 for 8 weeks, starting 2nd of October 2017.

Better Body Bootcamp with John Penny Fridays €7/class, starting 2nd of October 2017.

Craft Class (Tie dye & printing on fabric, willow weaving, batik etc.) with Rose Hanley 7:00pm – 8:00pm in the Art Room €130 for 8 weeks, starting 2nd of October 2017.

Total Body Workout– Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00pm – 8:00pm in the Junior Hall
€5 / class – Contact John Thierney 089 4940026
Starting Tuesday 5th September 2017

Pilates – Monday – Beginners – 7:00pm – 8:00pm and Improvers 8:00 – 9:00pm
€50 for six weeks. Contact Marie Curran 087 2779453
Starting Monday 18th September 2017

Evening Classes Autumn 2016

A number of evening classes will run this Autumn in John the Baptist Community School.These include:


Classes start on Monday 12th and Wednesday 14th September 2016

  • six week course – €50
  • Beginners/improves – 7:00-8:00pm
  • Intermediate            – 8:00-9:00pm

Contact: Marie Curran – 0872779453

Better Body Bootcamp:

Classes start on Friday 9th September 2016

  • 7:00-8:00pm
  • €7/class

Contact: John – 087 9115411/ Facebook Better Body Bootcamp

There will be more classes commencing in October 2016; details will be posted on our website next week.