We'd be very grateful for your view /input on what you believe dlr Sports Partnership could do to help increase participation in sports and physical activity for everyone in the County.
Please take 3 - 5 minutes max to complete our survey and help get Dlr more active. The findings will be reflected in our New Strategy 2018 - 2022.
Please have your say and click on the following link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/dlrSportsPartnershipStrategy
Book your FREE place on our latest Sports Forum meeting on the Thursday 26th April in IADT College, Kill Avenue, Deansgrange from 7pm - 8.30pm.
This is a great opportunity to keep informed of issues that might affect your club and input into promoting sports participation for the next 5 years.
Register your free place here https://sportsforumapril2018.eventbrite.ie .
Players from 13 countries will descend on Shankill Tennis Club in South County Dublin when it hosts the Blind Tennis World Championships at the end of the month.
The dlr TAKEI Blind Tennis World Championships takes place in Shankill from April 26th to 30th when as many as 60 players will compete in this unique competition which is being held in Ireland for the first time.
Competitors will come from Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Pakistan, Poland, Great Britain and Ireland. Between players, sighted guides, coaches and officials up to 300 people involved in the tournament including many volunteers.
Blind tennis is an extremely skilled form of the sport. It is played on a normal court and the players locate the ball by the sound made by a bell in the middle of the ball. They are allowed either two or three bounces depending on their level of vision.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, today announced an investment package of over €6.07m from Sport Ireland to support the national network of Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) which includes €187,367 for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership.
A total of €6,074,333 will be allocated to support the core work of the 29 LSPs; including the delivery of National Programmes, Education & Training initiatives, Strategic Development, Community Sports Development Officers, the Sports Inclusion Disability programme, Women in Sport Programmes and general participation programmes.
The EU are bringing into force a new regulation on data protection called GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations), which is coming into effect on the 25th May 2018. The GDPR strengthens individual’s rights in respect to their personal data that any organisation may hold on them. This will not only affect businesses, but also voluntary bodies, community groups and sporting organisations.
To help clubs prepare for how this may affect them, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown and South Dublin County Sports Partnerships are hosting a practical information seminar on the evening of the 22nd March in the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan.
dlr Sports Partnership will be running a Certified Coaching Ireland Programme starting the 19th of Febuaury. This will be running for 4 Mondays from 6:30-9:30pm in the Samuel Beckett Civic Campus Ballyogan.The cost of the programme is €20 per particpant. (please note this is a one time offer & places are limited.
Children's needs in sport are different to the needs of other populations; therefore the coaches of children need to be equipped with specific knowledge, skills and competencies to fulfil the needs of children.Children want different things from their sport participation and require different approaches given their stage of development both physically and mentally.