Please see below, a cross section of some of the projects and programmes we work with local schools on.
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership can offer support and assistance for secondary schools based within the County. This is provided in key areas of physical activity promotion, teacher training, information sharing and assistance in working towards an Active Schools Flag. Some of these supports include: Physical activity programmes, training and support for your staff and teachers, community and sports events.
Introduction to rowing programmes for teenage students run in association with Rowing Ireland. This programme also offers a TY leadership course. There are indoor and outdoor rowing blitzes as part of the programme.
In partnership with Table Tennis Ireland offers TY Teenage Girls Leadership Programme. The course provides students with basic table tennis skills and training in female empowerment.
Run in partnership with Dublin Youth Ultimate. This is an exciting non-contact team sport and is unlike most sports due to its focus on self-officiating. There is also the chance to compete against other schools.
In conjunction with Basketball Ireland and local clubs we can offer your school a 6-week introduction to Basketball programme. This is for Teenage Girls and mixed groups.
A new programme that brings together quad skating and media production aimed at teenage girls.
An introduction to handball for Teenage Girls and mixed groups.
We can provide you school with skipping ropes and resource videos as well as a list of challenges for Teenage Girls.
Links with tutors & Sports Development Officers to highlight availability of different sports opportunities including Rugby, Soccer & Cricket Development Officers.
DLR Council Funded Development Officers:
One of the key elements to our work is the inclusion of children with a disability into sport and physical activity. Our Sports Inclusion Disability Officer is on hand to assist your school around this.
Courses include Safeguarding (Child Protection in Sport), Sports First Aid, Coaching Children, Disability Awareness/Inclusion, Autism in Sport and Sports Leader.
Availability of a range of equipment for schools to host large events (including. tent, sound system, finish gantry).
Contact: Declan McMahon
Organised in a range of key topic areas such as volunteering, governance, sports inclusion etc.
We can provide information and advice on the range of activities and opportunities that are available to your school.
Assistance and advice in the various stages of the application process.
We can help you promote school programmes and events through our website, social media channels and through contacts with local print media and radio.
dlr Community 5K, family friendly walks and fun runs. junior Parkrun: These are free, weekly 2km walk/jog/run events organised by local volunteers in Marlay and Deerpark.