Family Activities

In Waterford City there are plenty of family activities you and your kids can enjoy! At Treacys Hotel we offer both morning and evening activities at the Mini T’s Kids Club. There are also lots of activities around waterford that you can enjoy together with the whole family!


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Activate Waterford

Waterford City's newest and most innovative family recreation centre incorporating a children's soft play area, bowling, an intimate state of the art 3D cinema, a cafe and lots more.

For the adventurous there are climbing and bouldering walls too!

There is a 9 hole indoor mini golf course aswell for families to spend some time competing in a fun and safe environment. The course is suitable for all ages and abilities.

Have a look at the homepage for further details.

Surfing near Waterford

Head to the beach with Oceanics Surf School in Tramore, and show off your surfing skills to the crowds!

The Oceanics Surf School in Tramore is a family friendly school and caters for complete beginners to pros in the making. Perfect for a family day out, it is bound to create some fantastic memories.



There are also other surf schools available in the area, such as the Tramore surf school, T-Bay surf, and Freedom Surf School. 

Tramore also now boasts a superb inclusion park/playground adjacent to the promenade, with ample parking and a great spot for a picnic.

If the Sunny South East doesn’t live up to its reputation, there’s still plenty to do indoors. For all the family there’s Splash-world with giant water slides and Jacuzzi. There is also an Amusement Park covering over 20 hectares just opposite the promenade, which caters to all ages!

For young kids visit Run Amuck, All Aboard Play Park, Pottery Place, Laser Blast or Pirates Adventure.  

Cinemas in Waterford


The Odeon Cinema Waterford

Located just a short walk from The Tower Hotel, the Odeon Cinema is a state-of-the-art 8-screen cinema where you can enjoy all the latest blockbusters in 2D and 3D with an extensive range of food and drinks for you to choose from.



Located on Patrick Street, a 10-minute walk from Treacys Hotel, the Waterford Omniplex cinema is a modern cinema showing all the latest movie releases in 2D and 3D.


Waterford Screen International

Looking for a cinema with a little extra? Explore Screen international and foreign language movies in Garter Lane, and immerse yourself in some culture!

Greenway Waterford

Go on an adventure on the Waterford Greenway and ride the 46km off-road route from Waterford City to Dungarvan!

The Waterford Greenway is officially open as of Saturday March 25th 2017 and is the longest off-road walking and cycling route in Ireland. It stretches 46km from Waterford City to Dungarvan along the former Great Southern and Western Railway line. The route features eleven bridges, three viaducts and a 400-metre tunnel and takes in Waterford City, Mount Congreve, Kilmeaden, Kilmacthomas, Shanacool, Scartore and Dungarvan. Treacys Hotel will have you covered when it comes to renting or storing your bikes. You can either hire a bike onsite or store your own bikes in our secure bike room. Set off to discover the Greenway whenever you please and return for a home cooked meal and a well-deserved rest.

Visit the official webpage to view an interactive map of the greenway!

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Swimming Pool at Treacys Hotel

The swimming pool at Treacys Hotel is open 7 days a week for children.
The hotel swimming pool is available for children use during the hours of 8am to 7.30pm daily.


The Great Escape

The Escape room is located in the heart of Waterford City and is easily accessible by foot, car and public transport.
But what actually is the Great Escape? Following a briefing session, you will be locked into one of their themed rooms. You will have 60 minutes to explore the room for clues, keys, combinations and much more. You and your teammates (2-7) will have to pool resources to work out how to solve the riddle in order to get out of the room before the timer hits zero.


Parks and Playgrounds in Waterford

Waterford City has plenty of open spaces from the People’s Park in the centre of the City, to smaller parks scattered across the City which will be further enhanced by the opening of Waterford's Nature Park creating one of the largest urban parklands in the country. 

There are a number of other public playgrounds in the City including the Railway Square Playground located on Manor Street.