1. DDLETB Youth Sports Officers

The DDLETB Youth Sports Officers are based in Brookfield Youth and Community Centre. There are 3 officers whose primary role is to promote and coordinate sports and physical activity with young people. The Youth Sports Officers work throughout County Dublin and cover all areas from Balbriggan to Dun Laoghaire.

The officers engage in a variety of roles which include working with Youth services, special needs groups, sports partnerships and sports-led educational programmes.

The Youth Sports Officers also host the Active Youth Challenge annually. The programme encourages young people to engage in sport and physical activity as a group for a minimum of 12 hours over a 12-week period. On completion of the programme, a recognition event is organised to acknowledge the efforts of all participants.

2. Sports Library

Here at Brookfield we have a very wide range of sports equipment within our sports library. Several services can look to borrow the equipment they need, these services can range from schools to youth services across Dublin. The equipment ranges from Basketball to hurling equipment to fitness equipment, the list goes on. Hockey, Tennis, Badminton, Soccer are some of the hot favourites. If your service is looking to borrow some equipment you can get in contact with one of our youth sports officers by email (please see below).

From there we can advise if we have that equipment available on the specific dates needed and sign the equipment in and out to keep track of where the equipment is and when it is due back. If you feel this is something that your service could benefit from please do not hesitate to contact one of our Youth Sports Officers here at Brookfield.





IGNITE (youth development through sport) is a 17-week sport programme for young people age 18 to 24 years out of education, training, or employment in the Tallaght & Clondalkin areas. The programme is a full-time course runs out of Brookfield Youth & Community Centre Tallaght. The programme provides an opportunity for young people to become involved not only is a positive sporting, educational and social experience but one that will support and develop the practical skills needed to enable them to secure employment and enhance their prospects.

IGNITE is designed to engage young people by combining the key elements of sport, youth work and education. The programme will enable participants to gain the skills and confidence to return to education or further training or progress to employment by learning new skills that will help them progress on this pathway. It will also empower the young people to become more involved in sporting opportunities in their own local communities.

4. Alternative Learning Program

DDLETB Alternative Learning Programme is based in Brookfield Youth and Community Centre. This programme caters for young people who are not engaged in education and are under the age of 16 years. All referrals for the programme must be supported by Tusla Education Support Service. For more information on DDLETB  Alternative Learning Programme, please contact Aoife our Senior Youth Worker on – 085 871 2388

5. DDLETB Youth Work Team

The DDLETB Youth & Sport Development Youth Work Team are based in Brookfield Youth & Community Centre. DDLETB Youth Workers provide not only a weekly service of targeted group activities but also mid-term and summer initiatives, community football leagues and a weekly Outreach service. DDLETB Youth & Sports Development Service work`s with targeted young people aged 10-24 years.

For more information on DDLETB youth groups please contact Aoife our Senior Youth Worker on – 085 871 2388 or Mark our Youth Worker on 086 833 7763