Welcome to the Dowlais Engine House Website

Home of Pant & Dowlais Boys & Girls Club, Britains Best Youth Facility

What are you doing Today?


Opening Times for the School Holidays

  • Breakfast Club Monday to Friday 10AM- 12PM
  • Youth Club Monday to Friday 12PM- 6PM

There's lots of Fun to be had At the Club inside and Outside from Bike rides to Badminton - Football to Cricket - Music Lessons to Singing - Netball - Pool - Darts - Xbox - PS3 - Internet games and loads more!

Plus there's plenty to eat and drink in our all new Snack Shop                                  

If you are a young person in Merthyr or beyond who's looking for something to do (or you know a young person who is) have a look around the site and see what we have to offer, and believe me, there's something for everyone!

Whats happening at the Engine House

Weekly Activities at The Engine House

Listed below are the Weekly Activities that take place here at The Engine House
- Teenies Football Training
- Under 8's Football Training
- Under 9's Football Training
- Under 14's Football Training
- Girls Under 12's & 13's Football
- Girls Under 16's Football
- Boxfit for Girls
- Tag Rugby
- Youth Football
- Youth Rounders
- Youth Dodge Ball
- Youth Cricket
- MHA - Street Games
- Guitar Lessons
- Drum Lessons
- Piano Lessons
- Dance
- Drama
- Arts and crafts
- Xbox's & Playstations
- Pool Tables
- Table Tennis
- Badminton
- Reading Club
- Homework Club
- Educational Sessions (Youth Forum, Risky behaviour, Healthy Eating)
Cafe available for refreshments, serving both hot and cold refreshments
For further information please contact us on 01685 375318

Homework Club

Come along Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday for Homework Club!
Access to the internet, arts and crafts equiptment to help with any School projects you may have.

FREE Daily Pick up Service

Pick up areas Dowlais, Pant, Penydarren, Gurnos, Galon Uchaf, Fochriw, Swansea Road, Troedyrhiw, Aberfan, Merthyr Vale and Twyn Carmel

Friday Night Activities

There are loads of fun activities to keep you entertained for hours


The Engine House now have Twitter

Half Term Hours & Prices


9.00am - 12.00am - Breakfast Club
12.00PM - 6.00PM - Youth


CONTACT US ON 01685 375318

Thursday Night Activities

These are the activities that will be taking place every Thursday evening

Wednesday Night Activities

Come along and get involved in all the fun activities taking place tonight.

Role of Honour - Many thanks for your continued support!


News Zone

Under 9's Football Team take part in Tournament

The Pant and Dowlais Boys & Girls Club Under 9's took part in a Tournament down Penydarren Park on Sunday 17th May! The young people played fantastic and it was a brilliant day overall.


Boxfit! Every Tuesday 6.00pm - 7.00pm For girls aged 11 to 18 years It is a great way to get fit, make friends and to keep healthy and active.

Street Football Wales @ The Engine House

Another amazing turn out yesterday with Street Football Wales! SFW promotes social inclusion and encourages individuals to take an active role in their own lives through achievement and self development. All Street Football programmes are made up of a team members aged 16 plus and facing social exclusion through homelessness, substance misuse and mental ill health or cultural issues. Match days take place here at The Engine House every Month.

Under 8's take part in Merthyrs Football Festival

On Sunday 10th May Pant and Dowlais Boys & Girls club's Under 8's took part in Merthyrs Football Festival. The team played fantastic, playing against teams from as far as Porthcawl. They played 5 games in total, drawing 3 and lost 2. Brilliant day overall.

Monday Night Activities

Come along and get involved in all our fun activities Open 4.00pm - 8.00pm 2.00 Entry fee for members 3.00 Entry fee for non members

Tuesday Night Activities

Tuesday Night Activities You don't want to miss out on all this evenings activities Come along and get involved

Indoor Bootsale

Indoor Bootsale Saturday 25th April 9.00am - 12.00pm

Fire Fighters for the day

The young people at The Dowlais Engine House had a brilliant day out yesterday at Aberbargoed Fire Station, they got to experiance the day in a life of a Fire Fighter. They got to dress up and get involved in daily Fire Fighting tasks.

Ospreys vs Zebre 28.03.15

A brilliant day for the young people from the Dowlais Engine House, who had the opportunity to go watch the Ospreys vs Zebre game and also get the chance to get involved in different workshops. We would like to say a massive Thank you to Boys & Girls Club Wales for giving us this opportunity, we really appreciate it and loved every minute.

Easter Half Term

EASTER HALF TERM!! 9.00am - 12.00pm (Breakfast Club) 5.00 12.00pm - 6.00pm (Youth) 2.00 for Members/ 3.00 for non members You don't want to miss out on all the fun activities!! - Youth Football - Rounders - Egg Hunt - Arts & Crafts - Day Trips And much more Contact us on 01685 375318 for more information

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