SportsAbility Club Database


Dundrum Archers
Dundrum Archers is one of Ireland’s newest archery clubs and is located in Naomh Olaf GAA Club in Sandyford, South Dublin. Our aim is to help with the growth and promotion of all forms of archery, for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.

Day: Thursday
Time: 7-10pm
Location: Naomh Olaf GAA Club in Sandyford, South Dublin.
Age: All ages
Ability: All Ability
Contact: Email:


Ballybrack Bulls
Wheelchair Basketball Club

Day: Monday
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: National Rehabilitation Hospital
Age: Seniors ONLY


Boccia Club
All ages and disabilities welcome to try this very inclusive game.

Day: Saturday
Time: 12-3pm
Location: Ballyfermot Leisure Centre
Age: All ages
Ability: All Ability
Email: or


Bar Monkey
Body weight movement classes for kids. Classes are currently full at the moment but if there is a demand there would be a possibility of more classes.

Day: Monday – Saturday
Time: Monday – Friday: 4-5pm & Saturday: 10-11am
Location: Scoil Cholmcille, Ballybrack
Age: 4-6 years
Ability: Dyspraxia, Autism, Additional Motor Skill Needs


Inclusive Cycling
Inclusive Cycling sessions in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown catering for children with additional needs. Please contact Gwen O’Looney for more information on these courses.

Location: Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Area
Ages: 5-16 years
Ability: All Inclusive


Festina Lente
We offer specific equestrian training for Special Olympics Equestrian Games and we are looking for new members.

Location: Old Connaught Avenue, Bray.
Ability: Intellectual Disability


Dublin Youth Ultimate
Ultimate Frisbee Available to visit groups and organisations to introduce ultimate and Frisbee games to participants of all ages.

Age: All Ages
Ability: All Inclusive


Cumann Naomh Eoin Baile an tSaoir/Ballinteer St John’s GAA
Ballinteer St John’s GAA club have started a GAA for all group for children with an intellectual disability alongside of their already inclusive under age structure.          

Day: Fridays
Time: 6-7pm
Location: BCS All Weather Pitch, Wesley College Sports Hall
Age: Primary School ages
Ability: Intellectual disability

Cuala GAA club have started their Cuala All Stars programme for kids of all abilities alongside of their already inclusive under age structure.

Day: Saturday
Time: 11-12
Location: St Joseph’s NS, Tivoli Road
Age: 5-18
Ability: All Inclusive

Kilmacud Crokes GAA Club
Kilmacud Crokes GAA club run a GAA for all programme for kids of all abilities alongside their already inclusive under age structure. 

Day: Throughout the year with specific activities
Location: Kilmacud Crokes GAA Club, Stillorgan, Co Dublin
Age: Open to all age groups
Ability: Intellectual, Physical & Visual Impairment

Shankill GAA
Inclusive All Stars for children who want to play Gaelic Football in a fun stress-free environment

Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00-11:00
Location: Stonebridge
Age: 4+
Ability: All abilities (no wheelchair access)

Wheelchair Hurling
Adapted the game of hurling to be played by wheelchair users. Please contact the below email for more information.



Dundrum Special Olympics Golf
The Young Athlete Program prepares the athletes for a bright future with Special Olympics. It will prepare them for competitive sport which will no doubt be coming down the line for them all

Ages 6+
Location: Old Conna Golf Club
Day: TBC
Time: TBC


Trojan Gymnastics & Dance Academy
Fully inclusive gymnastics classes for all ages & abilities.
New members welcome

Day: Monday- Friday
Age: All Ages
Location: Ballyogan Business Park, Ballyogan Road, Dublin 18
Ability: All Inclusive
Contact: 01-2959019


Avoca Hockey Club
Avoca All Stars ID Hockey team

Day: Thursday
Time: 6-7pm
Location: Newpark Comprehensive, Blackrock
Age: 10-21 years old
Ability: Mixed abilities

Loreto Lions Hockey
A hockey for all team called the Loreto Lions for children with ASD and Intellectual Disabilities.      

Day: Tuesday
Time: 6:15-7:15pm
Location: Loreto Hockey Club Rathfarnham
Age: Boys and Girls Age 8+
Ability: ASD; Intellectual Disability

Monkstown Strikers
Hockey club for children and adults with Intellectual Disabilities. New members are welcome!

Day: Tuesday
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Hockey Pitch, Rathdown School, Upper Glenagery Road
Age: 10+ years
Ability: Intellectual Disability

Three Rock Rovers Hockey Club
Hockey for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Training once a week from September – May (breaks over school holidays) there are also blitzes with other Dublin Hockey ID Teams throughout the season

Day: Tuesday
Time: 6:30 7:30pm
Location: Three Rock Rovers Hockey Club
Ages: Children and Adults, age 10+
Ability: All abilities are welcome for a come and try session, please email below to make arrangements

Leisure Centres

Newpark  Sports Centre
Swimming at Newpark Sports Centre

Day & Time: Swimming lessons Friday 3:50-4:20 (widths) Saturday 5:15-6 (lengths).
Location: Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Age: Swimming from age 4.
Ability: All Inclusive
Contact: 01-2883720

Dlr leisures
A choice of 4 public leisure centres in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown. Facilities include all weather pitches, swimming pools, gyms, swimming sessions, training sessions etc.

Fitness for All: Classes for all abilities
dlr Leisure Monkstown: 01 230 1458/60/62
dlr Leisure Meadowbrook: 01 2995610/14/16
dlr Leisure Loughlinstown: 01 2823344

Martial Arts

Kodokan Ireland judo club
KODOKAN Ireland is one of the five largest Judo clubs in Ireland created in 2006 by Frederic Marmain and David Rolland, both black belts with over 20 years teaching experience. It’s a self-defence sport as well as a way of life which follows a moral code. Judo means “Gentle way”. Kodokan means “the place of study”

Day: Tuesday
Time: 5 to 6.30 pm (4 to 13 y/o), 6.30 to 8 pm (14 to 60 y/o)
Location: Cabinteely community school, Cabinteely
Age: 4 to 13 y/o & 14 to 60 y/o
Ability: All

Multi Activity Groups

Down Syndrome Centre
Pre-Teen and Teen Social Groups facilitated by speech and language therapists and occupational therapists.

Day: Wednesday
Time: 3:00-5:00pm
Location: Down Syndrome Centre, Sandyford.
Age: 10-18 years
Ability: Down Syndrome 
Contact: 01- 6618000

Playball TM gives children, of all abilities, the opportunity to experience the benefits of participating in sports. If interested in individual, or small one off or weekly classes in the South Dublin area, we would love to hear from you.

Day: Various
Time: Various
Age: 4-7yrs (minis), 5-12yrs (juniors), 8-12yrs (inters); 13-24 yrs (seniors)
Location: Blackrock / Stillorgan / Killiney / Dalkey        
Ability: All Inclusive

Open Spectrum
OPEN SPECTRUM is a parent-run activities club for children, teen and young adults on the autistic spectrum in South Dublin. For More information please contact the service directly.

Location: Dun Laoghaire Rathdown.
Contact: Email: 

Dublin South Arch Club
Multi activity group

Day: Saturdays
Location: Foxrock Pastoral Centre
Age: 6 years to adulthood
Ability: All

Powerchair Football

Powerchair Football Club
Catering for adults and children. New members welcome! For information contact Donal.

Ability: Wheelchair/ Powerchair user


Seapoint Dragons
Tag Rugby for children/adults with Intellectual Disabilities.
New members are welcome!

Day: Sundays
Times: 9.30am to 10.30am
Location: Seapoint Rugby Club, Kilbogget Park, Church Rd, Killiney
Age: Juniors 7yrs to 14yrs/ seniors 15yrs upwards
Ability: Intellectual disabilities

DLSP Rugby Club Kilternan, Co Dublin
Team: DLSP Eagles.
Welcoming players with special needs and different abilities to play none contact tag rugby.

Sunday morning training
Time: 11am to 12pm
Location: DLSP Kilternan. 
Age: All Ages                                
Ability: All Inclusive 

DLSP Rugby Club Kilternan, Co Dublin
Team: DLSP Vikings 
The Vikings are a mixed ability team made up of players with special needs and able bodied players. Our games are full contact with allowance for players with special needs.

Monday training
Time: 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: DLSP Kilternan. 
Age: Over 18s                           
Ability: All Inclusive 


Sailing programme for people with a disability. Every year, during the summer months, the four yacht clubs in Dun Laoghaire collaborate to provide access to the water for children who are differently-abled.

Age: All ages
Location: Dun Laoghaire Harbour


Cabinteely FC
Cabinteely Cougars caters for all children looking to play soccer through a Special Olympics club and a football for all programmes.

Day: Saturday             
Time: 12:00am-1:00pm
Location: AstroTurf, Cabinteely FC, Kilbogget Park
Age: 5+
Ability: All
Location: AstroTurf, Cabinteely FC, Kilbogget Park

Granada FC
Football 4 all

Day: Saturday
Time: 10:30am
Location: Carysfort National School

St Joseph’s AFC
Football for All

Day: Sundays
Time: 12.00 to 13.00
Location: St Joesph’s AFC, Pearse Park, Sallynoggin.
Age: 8 to 12
Ability: Mixed abilities.


Newpark Nemos Special Olympics Swim Club
Swimming one to one to advanced

Day: Sunday
Time: 4:00 – 4:45
Location: Newpark Sports Centre, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Age: 7+
Ability: All swimming abilities

Special Olympics

Blackrock Flyers
Multi activity group running after school programme & weekend sessions.

Day: Mon, Tue & Thurs evenings, Sat Morning and afternoon
Age: Juniors to adults
Ability: Intellectual  Disability
Contact: Email:

Sports and Recreational Club for adults and children with an intellectual disability. Membership is open year round.

Day: Monday- Sunday
Time: 9:00am- 9:00pm
Location: The Old School House, Eglinton Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow, A98P6X9
Age: 5+ years
Ability: Intellectual Disability
Contact: Tel: 01 2022694

Tivoli Tigers Special Olympics Gymnastics Club
Special Olympics Gymnastics club catering for children & adults.

Day: Thursdays Term
Time: 6.10-6.50 & 6.50-7.50
Location: Newpark Comprehensive Secondary School, Sports Hall
Age: 6+ years              
Ability: Registered Special Olympics male & female Athletes


Dundrum Special Olympics
The Young Athlete Program and the Academy Football team prepare the athletes for a bright future with Special Olympics. It will prepare them for competitive sport which will no doubt be coming down the line for them all.

Days: Sunday
Location: Saint Benildus College, Kilmacud Road Upper

  • Acadamy Football 10:30-11:15(7-16 Years)
  • Young Athlete Programme 11:15-12:00 (3 years +)
  • Football Training 10:00-12:00 (16-65+)

Ability: All

Shankill Tennis Club
The club welcomes a number of groups including players with learning disabilities, on the autistim spectrum,  wheelchair users and a dementia care group. Please get in contact.

Day: Sunday
Time: 10am-11am (juniors)
Location: Shankill Tennis Club
Time: 11am-12:30pm (seniors)
Age: All Ages
Ability: Vision Impairment
Contact: Vision Sports Ireland

Donnybrook Tennis Club
Donnybrook Tennis Club Enjoy Tennis is an inclusive tennis programme for people with all abilities.

Day: Sunday
Time: 9.30-10.30
Location: Donnybrook Tennis Club
Age: All ages
Ability: All

Enjoy Tennis
Inclusive tennis programme for people with all abilities. on times and venues.

Location: Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Area
Age: All ages
Ability: All Inclusive


Purely Yoga
Yoga styles & Pilate’s classes in a great environment to suit all abilities

Day: Mornings
Age: Juniors to adults
Ability: All

Development Officers

Irish Wheelchair Association

Role: IWA-Sport Community Sports Club Project Coordinator IWA-Sport

Active Disability Ireland

Landline: 01 625 1160

Special Olympics Eastern Region

Telephone: +353 1 8912000

Triathlon Ireland

Phone: 01 2741032

dlr Leisure Sports Team


Cricket Leinster
DLR Development Officer


Community Rugby Officers


FAI Development Officer


Vision Sports Ireland
National Sports Development Manager

Location: Nationwide

Irish Down Syndrome Sporting Organisation
The internationally recognised governing body of Down Syndrome Sport in Ireland.


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