The sun shone down last Saturday, 6th October 2018, as Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership and a range of local agencies hosted the 10th Core Credit Union dlr Community 5K in Kilbogget Park, Ballybrack. This annual event takes place during the Counties ‘Festival of Inclusion’ and is widely recognised as being all inclusive and bringing together families, friends and the entire community.
To celebrate the 10th year, fun activities were on hand to add to the fun with Ultimate Frisbee, BarMonkey, reaction challenge and target games testing both the young and old. At 2pm, An Cathaoirleach, Cllr Ossian Smyth set off the starter gun and over 900 participants, many donning super hero costumes, walked, jogged and ran the two laps of Kilbogget park.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Partnership invite children, young people and their families to take part in the “Be Active in Ballyogan” Sports Taster Day on the 29th of September 2018.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Partnership are holding a FREE sports taster day on the 29th September from 2pm-4pm at the Samuel Beckett Civic Campus in Ballyogan.
The key aim of the event is to get all ages and fitness levels active, try a new sport, introduce them to local clubs and of course have loads of fun.
The next meeting of the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Forum is taking place on the 18th September 2018 at 7pm in Marlay Park House. All clubs are invited to join the Sports Forum and attend these inportant information sharing meetings. For the meeting flyer click here and to register click here https://sportsforumseptember2018.eventbrite.ie/
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership established the Sports Forum in 2008 to act as an information and support structure for all clubs in the County. Now in operation for ten years, the Sports Forum facilitates better communication to and between clubs where members tackle issues of mutual interest, discover methods of overcoming issues and identifying best practice.
Are you over 55 and living in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown? If so why not come along and bring a buddy to a FREE Active Exercise session in the dlr Leisure centres where you can try new activities and have fun.
During European Week of Sport in September, dlr Leisure are teaming up with DLR Sports Partnership and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council to organise open activity mornings (10am to 12pm) in the four public leisure centres. Anyone in the County over the age of 55 is invited to come along to one of these fun mornings in Loughlinstown (24th Sept.), Meadowbrook (25th Sept.), Monkstown (26th Sept.) and Ballyogan (27th Sept.).
Want to take part in a fun active event for all the family? If so register now for the Core Credit Union dlr Community 5K, taking place on Saturday 6th October 2018. This event returns for its 10th year in full force with over 1,200 participants walking, jogging or rolling the 5km scenic route around Kilbogget Park.
Taking place during the Counties ‘Festival of Inclusion’, this annual 5km event prides itself on being fully-inclusive, suitable for all ages, abilities and fitness levels. With a DJ on hand to add to the electrifying atmosphere, each participant receives an event t-shirt at sign-in and refreshments on crossing the finish line as well as a medal for children. This year we will also have lots of fun activities for all the family to celebrate our 10 year anniversary so come early and join in the fun.
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin T.D., today announced that €40 million is being made available under a new round of the Sports Capital Programme (SCP). The SCP is the Government’s primary vehicle for providing support to sports clubs and communities to develop sports infrastructure around the country. Applications can only be made online from 9am on Friday 7th September until 5pm on Friday 19th October, 2018.