Adventure Play Centre Cleveragh Business Park Sligo T: 071 9135115
Child Care Centre Clarion Village, Ballytivinan Sligo T: 071 9194577

Happy Days Day Care

Happy Days was established in 1992 to meet the growing needs of Sligo's working parents. It is the longest established Day Care Centre in Sligo.

Wheelchair access available.

What We Offer

We offer a wide range of full and part-time options for parents requiring education and care for their children from the ages of 3 months to 12 years. We are open from 7.30am to 6.15pm Monday to Friday all year round except bank holidays, Good Friday, 23 and 24 December.

Story Time

We use the High/Scope approach which encourages:

Play Time

Why High/Scope?

Children in High/Scope programmes out-perform children significantly in comparison programmes, particularly in the following areas:

Why Happy Days?

Here at Happy Days, we value your child as a unique individual and we provide an environment where each child is encouraged to reach their full potential at their own pace. We respect parents as the children's first teachers and will always work together to ensure the child's well being.

Our Staff

We have 22 fully qualified members of staff working in Happy Days.

Extra Activities

Keeping in mind the many diverse needs and interests of the children, we offer a range of extra activities such as:

Whilst each of the above activities are part of the child's day at Happy Days, they are carried out by additional staff, each of whom have specific qualifications in the area. The children are accompanied to these activities by their usual caregiver.

Happy Days Bus

Happy Days has its own bus, which regularly takes children on trips to our Happy Days Adventure Play Centre, schools and other destinations.


Happy Days has recently re-located to a new purpose-built and specifically designed building. It is 6,500 square feet of dedicated space for children consisting of 7 rooms, its own indoor play area, kitchen for providing children's meals and a modern garden area with slides and climbing frames.

Contact Us

We are proud to be able to offer a limited number of places to discerning parents who require a service that can meet the needs of their child in a warm stimulating environment, with competent caring staff, who are focused on the development of that most unique individual: your child.

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