About The Wild West Play Village
The Wild West Play Centre provides fun playing facilities for children in the Mayo area, from toddlers to ten-year-olds. So, if you are looking for fun kids activities while in Westport, look no further!
The facilities include a Toddlers Play Area, an extensive Activity Frame themed as the Wild West, numerous Party Rooms, a Cafe, and a Sensory Room.
Tish Gill now runs the Wild West following taking it over recently. With a background in Childcare, from managing facilities to teaching children with sensory and special needs. Tish is focused on providing the best experience for all children, from ‘walk-ins’ to birthday parties to our themed Parent-Toddler mornings. She is especially focused on providing the best possible experience for children who may have sensory needs.
Tish says, ‘The Wild West is a fantastic resource for the town of Westport, County Mayo, and Connacht. We aim to help and support our local community with our facilities. Kids need social interaction in a safe environment to mingle, burn energy, party, and enjoy themselves with their friends. Some might need a quiet area like the Sensory Room. Parents also enjoy watching their kids from a distance whilst having a Coffee or Tea. We rely on our staff, and we have a fantastic team that understands the needs of the kids and their parents. Together we’re determined to deliver the best experience from a visit to The Wild West.
With the Government announcing the Nationwide move to Level 3, The Wild West is now closed until we are advised it is safe to open again – October 6th 2020.
“Great family run centre with friendly welcoming staff. Play area was extremely clean and loads for the kids to run around on and wear themselves out.” – Dave Barden, August 2020.
Hygiene for Little Hands
During Covid-19 we teamed up with an Irish Pharmaceutical company to install the best and safest hand sanitiser for children to use. The product called ‘Cleanrite’ is a non-alcoholic formulation, and is suitable for use from babies onwards. Ideal for all children, especially where there may be sensitive skin conditions. We use cleanrite through foot dispensers reducing hand to hand contact.
Take a look at two of our regular customers below as well as some of our new Safety Measures!
“While on holiday in Westport on a very wet day we found this little gem. Fantastic play area, spotlessly clean, very friendly staff and really reasonably priced. Our children loved it!” – Sarah H, September 1st 2020
Sensory play room
At Wild West, we understand the importance of sensory play in early childhood years and so, we are delighted to have a sensory play area as part of our play village.
Did you know that opportunities for children to actively use their senses as they explore their world through ‘sensory play’ are crucial to brain development, as it helps to build nerve connections in the brain’s pathways?
“I cannot speak highly enough of how good this is. The size of the play area, the friendliness of the staff, how safe it is, and the cleanliness of the place. In Westport for nearly a week and would go there on any given day, but especially when it’s wet. Young kids? It’s a must.” – Phonics77, September 2nd 2020.
“We attended with our two young kids for the after school special on Friday. The kids had an amazing time! They were fed too & made it even a treat for us not to do the cooking & cleaning on a Friday… They have sanitiser on the way in & all set for Covid safety. I would highly recommend this place to my friends.. thank you so much for a wonderful treat day to all at the wild west!” – Rachel Burke, September 5th 2020
“A great thing to do with the kids on a rainy day. Lovely staff very helpful, the premises is kept very clean. Nice and relaxing area for the mamma and papas, the coffee not bad either. Highly recommended for locals.”
Alan Quinn, July 30th 2020