About

Having officially opened our doors to the public of Portarlington in 2004, we here at Portarlington Community Centre strive to improve our facility, the services and activities on offer here on a continual basis. At present we currently have over 45 local voluntary/non-profit groups and over 25 local businesses using our Community Centre for children’s and adult classes, community social events, parties, training, meetings and information sessions throughout the year. Currently our footfall here at Portarlington Community Centre is an average of 1,500 individuals a week.

Portarlington Community Centre opens Monday to Friday 9am to 10pm and weekends from 9am to 6pm (bookings can be accommodated outside these hours upon request). We offer a full range of rooms for rental with very competitive rates, please call the office on 0578645728 or email portarlingtoncommunitycentre@gmail.com , you can also message us on our facebook page Portarlington CommunityCentre to discuss your requirements.

It is our mission to continue to provide and maintain a quality facility that serves the needs of our local community while fostering a community spirit that promotes social, educational, cultural and recreational activities and services for all in our community irrespective of race, creed or gender. To achieve this mission and provide our services in our community, we as a non-profit community organisation rely on the generosity of individuals and businesses  within our community for your continued support.

Portarlington Community Centre Objectives are:

To foster a community spirit that promotes social, educational, cultural and recreational activities and services for all in our community irrespective of race, creed or gender.

To provide and maintain a quality facility that serves the needs of the local community.

To encourage local members to become involved in the life of the community, particularly those marginalised for whatever reason.

To facilitate the provision of a wide range of programmes and activities at the Centre that is inclusive of the needs of the community.

To advance community welfare, including the relief of those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health or disability.

To provide opportunities to those in our community for re-training.

To organise activities that promote the advancement of arts, culture, and heritage in our community.

To ensure the efficient and effective use of our Centre to assist local and national charitable organisations.

To provide a facility that allows all people, including people with disabilities, to access and fully use our Centre.