Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership are calling on you, to get out and #BeActive for European Week of Sport 2022 which runs from the 23rd – 30th of September. There will be events across the County and all over Ireland giving people of all ages and abilities the chance to #BeActive and try out a range of different sports.
Sport Ireland, the National Co-ordinating Body for European Week of Sport in Ireland hope that this year’s event will inspire even more people than previous years and has funded flagship as well as local events run by the National network of Local Sports Partnerships.
We are delivering a range of local intitiatives, taster sessions and events that will give you an opportuinity to try a new sport or activity as well as training workshops for coaches and volunteers.
Click the links below for more information on the various opportunities and how to book:
- Parkrun https://www.parkrun.ie/
- Kayaking Kings https://DlrKayakingKings.eventbrite.ie
- Men On the Move - https://menonthemovedalkeyseptember.eventbrite.ie
- Coaching Teenage Girls in Sport Workshop - https://CoachingTeenageGirlsSeptember.eventbrite.ie
- Outdoor Yoga - https://OutdooryogaSeptember.eventbrite.ie
- Roller Rebels - https://RollerRebelsSeptemberdlrsp.eventbrite.ie
- Night Hike - https://www.dublinmountains.ie/activities/guided_walks/event_information/?no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=407&cHash=a8c451c52211dcd566c204bc0b874884
The highlight of the week will be the #BeActive Festival which will be held on the Sport Ireland Campus showcasing over 50 different sports and activities that people can take part in on the day. This #BeActive Festival will take place on Saturday 24th of September and welcomes new visitors to the world class facilities on the Sport Ireland Campus. The festival will include indoor and outdoor activations for 1000s of visitors, filled with demonstrations, sports personality appearances, taster sessions, a skillzone, trophy zone, food village, music and much more!
Sport Ireland, the National Co-ordinating Body for European Week of Sport in Ireland hopes this year’s event will inspire even more people than previous years and has provided funding to multiple flagship events as well as local events run by Local Sports Partnerships and National Governing Bodies.
A European Commission led initiative; European Week of Sport aims to increase the level of participation in sport and physical activity in the EU. European Week of Sport aims to tackle the inactivity crisis and reduce obesity levels by encouraging Europeans to embrace a healthier and more active lifestyle. Multiple events throughout the week are proudly supported by partner Healthy Ireland.
The week is for everyone, regardless of age, background, or fitness level. By bringing awareness to the fact that an active lifestyle is for everyone, European Week of Sport aims to act as a springboard in to being more active.
For more information on what events Sport Ireland, Local Sports Partnerships, and Partner Organisations are running in your area and how to get involved visit www.sportireland.ie/europeanweekofsport.