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

Cantref Farm 29.07.15

Another brilliant day out! The young people spent the day at Cantref Farm.

Big Pit 24.07.15

Another amazing educational trip that the young people enjoyed, experiancing life as a miner and learning the history beind it all

Ponty Park 22.07.15

The young people enjoyed meeting their favourite Super Hero's at Ponty Park

Big Pit 21.07.15

The young people got to experience life as a Miner and the history behind it at The Big Pitt National Coal Museum. It was fun filled day while educating the young people.

Half Term Trips

Tuesday 21st July - Big Pitt / Coal House (3.00)
Wednesday 22nd July - Ponty Park (3.00)
Friday 24th July - Big Pitt / Coal House (3.00)

Monday 27th July - Cantref Farm (8.00 per child/ 10.00 per Adult)
Wednesday 29th July - Cantref Farm (8.00 per child/ 10.00 per Adult)

Tuesday 4th August - Beach / Monkey Sanctuary (6.00 per child/ 8.00 per adult)
Wednesday 5th August Ponty Park (Minion Day) (3.00)
Thursday 6th August Beach / Monkey Sanctuary (6.00 per child/ 8.00 per adult)

Wednesday 12th August Ponty Park (Princess & Pirate Day) (3.00)
Thursday 13th August Wookey Hole (15.00 per child/ 20.00 per adult)

Tuesday 18th August Oakwood Park (15.00 per child/ 20.00 per adult)
Thursday 20th August Oakwood Park (15.00 per child/ 20.00 per adult)

Wednesday 26th August Fun Day

The young people getting their hands dirty

The young people at The Dowlais Engine House are getting their hands dirty as they help out with some gardening.

Friday Night Activities

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

FREE Daily Pick up Service

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

Role of Honour - Many thanks for your continued support!


News Zone

Wednesday Night Activities

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


The Engine House now have Twitter

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

Thursday Night Activities

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

Tuesday Night Activities

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

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.

The Big Pink Lunch

The aim is to get as many people as possible across the whole of the UK to have Lunch with their neighbours annually in a simple act of community, friendship and fun! Asda have partnered The Big Pink Lunch for the past 4 years!


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.

Perfessional Cricket Lessons

Professional cricket sessions here at the Dowlais Engine House with Julian a coach from Merthyr Cricket Club And Connor Barry A Welsh International cricket player. A brilliant opportunity for the young people to get involved in.

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

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