Last Saturday, the 12th January, saw over 230 people take part in the local Operation Transformation Walk on the iconic East Pier and along the Dun Laoghaire coast. Organised by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership this event was part of a National initiative to promote the message that walking is a fun way for people to get active as part of a healthier lifestyle.
Sign up now for a 5-week walking programme in Dún Laoghaire
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Partnership are setting up a new 5-week walking group on Saturday mornings at 11am for approximately 40 minutes starting on the 19th January. At only €10 for all 5 weeks this programme will cater for all fitness levels, but in particular those looking to get back to activity and exercise. It will be a great excuse to get out, be active and make new friends.
Meeting at Dún Laoghaire Harbour Plaza, each week the group will walk a different route such as the pier, the Metals and the coastal walkways taking in some of the historical sites the area has to offer.
The Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Sports Participation Strategy 2018-2022 has been officially launched by An Cathaoirleach, Cllr. Ossian Smyth with the core objective to get more people, more active, more often.
The launch took place on the 26th November in the beautiful Marlay Park House and was attended by a range of politicians, partner agencies and local club volunteers. Speakers included John Treacy, Chief Executive of Sport Ireland, and Agata Suszczynski a PE teacher in St. Tiernan’s Community School who has many years’ experience engaging young people in physical activity.
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership in conjunction with St. John of God DSE, Family Focus Services, would like to invite you to our free open evening showcasing sports and social groups for people with a disability. Dlr Sports Ability Evening, a free open evening showcasing accessible activities for children and adults with a disability. There will be over 20 sports and social groups sharing information on accessible groups in an informal friendly environment.
During the evening there will be numerous groups demonstrating the different activities happening around the County. It’s a great opportunity to come try the different activities and get information about joining a club near you. The event takes place on Tuesday, 4th December 2018 from 3.30pm – 7.00pm in Newpark Sports Centre, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.
Register your place for free on our eventbrite page: https://dlrsportsability.eventbrite.ie. If you have any questions please contact dlr Sports Partnership on 01-2719502 or email Bridin on: email@example.com
Are you interested in FREE Walk Leader Training?
This free training provides inforamtion on elements such as leading a group, local route planning and management, health and safety, insurance cover.
The training takes place at Pearse Museum, St Endas Park, Rathfarnham on Wednesday , 28th November from 9.45am to 12.45pm.
Places are limited so please register your place on eventbrite http://otwalkleadertraining.eventbrite.ie