UCD Sport in conjunction with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership are hosting a FREE Seminar on Thursday November 23rd from 6.15pm in the Fitzgerald Debating Chamber in UCD Student Centre.
Every club does its best to keep its existing members and also attract new ones, but sometimes people just drop out or opt out. Peter Smyth, Director of Research in Sport Ireland, will give an overview of what the research is telling us as to why children and adults both start playing sport and also why they might drop out. Armed with this knowledge clubs can then put in place methods to try to maximise retention of their members.
For more information or to register your free place follow this link https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/membership-retention-seminar-tickets-39950418778
Minster of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin TD today announced €2.9m worth of funding for sport and physical activity projects through the Dormant Accounts Fund.
The investment of €2.9 million is being allocated to National Physical Activity Plan measures for disadvantaged communities and will be administered by Sport Ireland.
Speaking at the announcement in Killarney today, Minister Griffin said: "The funding of €2.9m being announced today will support the delivery of sport and physical activity initiatives across the country under the National Physical Activity Plan.
Dlr Sports Partnership in conjunction with St. John of Gods Community Services CLG Family Focus Team would like to invite you and your family to our free open evening showcasing sports and social groups for people with a disability in your area. There will be over 20 sports and social groups sharing information on accessible groups in an informal family friendly environment.
During the evening there will be numerous groups demoing the different activities happening around the county and surrounding area. 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 the 23rd of November in Dlr Leisure, Loughlinstown from 4:00pm-7:00pm
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For more information contact Brian O Donnell sports inclusion disability officer for dlr sports partnership on ph: 01 2719506 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
30 primary schools all across Dun Laoghaire Rathdown are currently participating in 'The Daily Mile' health initiative which will improve the physical, emotional and social health and wellbeing of their pupils – regardless of age or personal circumstances. In 2012 Elaine Wyllie, Headteacher of a large Scottish primary school, realised that her pupils, like many others, were unfit. She introduced the concept of every class doing 15 minutes of a walk, jog or run daily and found the results hugely beneficial. The Daily mile initiative was born and now has become so popular that hundreds of schools in the UK participate in the programme and is also in countries such as Belgium, Holland, the US and now Ireland.