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GET FIT @ HOME Inclusive Fitness Programme

Published: March 15, 2021

 

Waterford Sports Partnership in conjunction with IWA Sport & Déise Dragons is running a four week

GET FIT @ HOME

INCLUSIVE FITNESS PROGRAMME for children with a physical disability

THE PROGRAMME WILL BE RUN BY IWA SPORT VIA MICROSOFT TEAMS

Starting Thursday 15th April | 7 to 7.35pm
FREE PROGRAMME | LIMITED PLACES | BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Book HERE now!

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Pauline Casey on 086 783 7385 or pcasey@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

Older Adults Exercise Programme – Get Active, Get Going!

Published: March 2, 2021


Sign-up now for our FREE programme
and get active in the comfort of your own home.

Live Exercise Session via zoom every Wednesday  from 12.30-1.15pm

PLUS
We’ll post you out weekly exercise schedules including Facebook live sessions and we’ll send you links to WSP’s weekly video exercise challenges!

Starting Week of Monday 15th March

FREE PROGRAMME | BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Book HERE now!

For more information please contact:
Peter Jones on 087 101 5130 or pjones@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

 

 

 

Understanding the Female Athlete – FREE Workshop

Published: February 24, 2021


TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Waterford Sports Partnership invites you to join us for a FREE Workshop
on Monday 8th March 2021 | 7.30 to 9pm
‘Understanding the Female Athlete’
Presented by Orna Murray (Founder of Your Health Psychology)

CALLING ALL COACHES WORKING WITH FEMALE ATHLETES  
How well do you know your athletes?

The Workshop will cover:
Why women in sport matters | Female physiology | Menstrual cycle & exercise | Pillars of health for female athletes |What’s next?

FREE WORKSHOP | LIMITED PLACES | BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Book HERE now!

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Pauline Casey on 086 783 7385 or pcasey@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

OT Virtual 5k | Sign-up FREE Now!

Published: January 29, 2021


This year the Operation Transformation 5K, in association with Athletics Ireland will be held VIRTUALLY on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the 18th 19th and 20th of February.

You MUST register in advance to take part in this event by following the link here:
https://ot.rte.ie/events/the-operation-transformation-5k/

We also want you to share and send any footage before, during, or after your 5K to otvirtual5k@gmail.com

Read more on how to capture your footage here: Link to the document  :OT14—Virtual-5K-Filming.docx (size 629.8 KB)

Come on Waterford, Sign-up TODAY!

Sports Capital and Equipment Grant Workshop

Published: January 21, 2021


Sports Capital and Equipment Programme 2021

Waterford Sports Clubs – Getting Grant Ready!
Sports Capital and Equipment Grant Workshop (via Zoom)

Tuesday 2nd February 2021 | 7 to 8.30pm

Waterford Sports Partnership is delighted to announce a Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP) Grant information session for Waterford sports clubs. The session will cover the dos and don’ts of the SCEP and how to avoid the common pitfalls. This is your opportunity to gain valuable insight on applying for a grant.

The Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP) is operated by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and provides grants to assist in the development or refurbishment of sports facilities and the provision of sports equipment.
For more information visit www.sportscapitalprogramme.ie

The deadline for registration on the online Sports Capital Register (OSCAR) is 5pm
on Monday 15th February. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 1st March.

So it’s important for clubs to get started on the application process
in order to be ready for the deadline.

FREE ONLINE EVENT | Register HERE now!

For more information please contact:
Peter Jones on 087 101 5130 or email pjones@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

OT – Minimum Fitness Tests

Published: January 20, 2021


Operation Transformation
| Minimum Fitness Tests

Operation Transformation, in collaboration with DCU School of Health and HumanPerformance, have developed the Minimum Fitness Tests that will demonstrate the minimum fitness standard for your age group. These tests are designed to show you where you sit within the minimum standards of physical fitness and give you a target to aim for within your age bracket and gender.

Sport Ireland and the network of Local Sports Partnerships are passionate about helping people get active, participating in sport or physical activity and ensuring everyone has the opportunity to do so in their own community.

CHECK OUT THE MINIMUM FITNESS TESTS BOOKLET
in ENGLISH HERE 
in IRISH HERE

Why use this resource?
– Test your fitness levels and compare to the minimum standards.
– Build your confidence to regularly participate in sport and physical activity.
– Use the progess tracker to monitor your progress and results.

Remember: If you have an underlying medical condition or are currently inactive, you should consult with your GP before starting any new exercise programme.

Operation Transformation 2021

Published: January 6, 2021


Operation Transformation returns to our screens this January for its 14th series. Due to COVID–19 this series of Operation Transformation will be slightly different, but every bit, if not more enjoyable, than previous series. Once again the series is encouraging the Irish public to get active and get healthy over the course of the 8-week show giving the nation the tools they need to get moving, lose weight and feel great.

Similar to other years, five team leaders from different parts of the country have been chosen to take part in the show. Viewers will be encouraged to follow a leader and join them on their fitness journey over the eight weeks.

IRELAND LIGHTS UP  & GET IRELAND WALKING APP
Get Ireland Walking are supporting the ‘Ireland Lights Up’ walking campaign which returns in January 2021, in partnership with the GAA and Operation Transformation. This year other sporting organisations will join the GAA to ensure that ‘Ireland Lights Up’ by turning on their floodlights during the 8-week broadcast of Operation Transformation 2021.

The new App will allow you to book your space to walk safely at a local registered club or venue. The app will regularly add clubs and venues near you on a daily basis; be sure to re-check if your local club has registered and then just sign up!

The app is available FREE for download NOW on the App Store and Google Play.
FIND OUT MORE HERE!

So come on Waterford, let’s get active and keep active in 2021.

If you require more information on Operation Transformation please contact
Pauline Casey on 086 7837385 or email pcasey@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

Ministers launch €40m Sports Grant Scheme for 2021

Published: January 1, 2021


The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, and the Minister of State for Sport and the Gaeltacht, Jack Chambers TD, today announced that €40 million is being made available in 2021 under a new round of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme (SCEP).

The SCEP is the government’s primary vehicle for providing support to sports clubs and communities to develop sports infrastructure around the country. Applications can be made online only from 9am on Friday 11 December 2020 until 5pm on Monday 1st March 2021.

The first step in obtaining a grant is to register on the department’s online system. The Ministers encouraged any clubs which are not already registered to do so now. Clubs can now register on the department’s online system at www.sportscapitalprogramme.ie. Once registered, all applications must be made on the same website. The system will be open for applications from 11 December 2020 to 1st March 2021.

The “Guide to Making an Application” was also published on the department’s website today.

NOTES:
The Sports Capital and Equipment Programme is the government’s primary vehicle for supporting the development of sports facilities and the purchase of non-personal sports equipment.

The programme funds:

  • natural grass sports pitches, tracks and courts (including pitch drainage)
  • energy efficient floodlighting
  • artificial sports pitches, tracks, courts and multi-use games areas
  • security fencing, ball stop netting and goal posts
  • hurling walls / handball alleys
  • building or refurbishment of dressing rooms, showers and toilets
  • building or refurbishment of sports halls and gyms
  • non-personal sports equipment
  • limited COVID-19 related works/equipment
  • modifications to sports facilities to reduce energy consumption
  • any other capital projects that are clearly sporting in nature and that will increase participation in sport or improve performance

Further information about the programme, including details of all previous allocations and a detailed review of the latest (2018) round of the programme, is available on gov.ie.

IMPORTANT!
Applications can be made online only from 9am on Friday 11 December 2020 until 5pm on Monday 1st March 2021.

For further information/support please call Waterford Sports Partnership:
Peter Jones (WSP | County) on 087 101 5130 or email pjones@waterfordsportspartnership.ie
or Pauline Casey (WSP | City) on 086 783 7385 or email pcasey@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

FREE Let’s Run Podcast

Published: December 18, 2020


New for 2021!

Let’s Run 0-5km Podcast

Do you want to build up from 0 to 5km at your own pace, in your own time?

This January we are launching our brand new Let’s Run 0-5km Podcast.  The podcast will take you through six weekly training sessions at a time that is convenient for you.  All you need is a smart phone, headphones and comfortable footwear.

For more information on the podcast please contact:
Pauline on 086 7837385 or email
pcasey@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

CHECK OUT SESSION 1 HERE NOW!

 

NOW Booking! Men on the Move 2021

Published: December 17, 2020

The Men on the Move Programme encourages men to get more active, have fun and improve their fitness levels through twice weekly activity sessions. The programme offers men the chance to learn and take part in safe, effective exercises tailored to suit their needs. Participants  should see both physical and psychological benefits such as improved mood, increased energy, weight loss/control and improved mobility and greater functional fitness. The sessions focus on aerobic exercises for forty minutes and work on core strength and flexibility for twenty minutes.

NOW BOOKING!
Men on the Move ONLINE 2021

We are delivering a FIVE WEEK ONLINE
Men on the Move Programme this January.

Want to start exercising?
Want to feel fitt
er & have more energy?
We are delivering a five week, men only, ONLINE physical activity programme . . .

WSP tutors will deliver two ONLINE sessions each week, on Mondays
& Thursdays, working on your aerobic endurance and core strength.

Starting Monday 18th Jan @ 6.15pm

€10 per person | Book HERE now! 
For more information please contact:
Peter Jones on
087 101 5130 or email pjones@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

Waterford Sports Partnership

Waterford Sports Partnership (WSP) was established in 2002 by Sport Ireland (formerly the Irish Sports Council) as part of the Local Sports Partnership initiative with the aim of increasing participation in sport and physical activity in County Waterford.

 

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Waterford Sports Partnership Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG)
CRO Number: 378713

Registered Office –
Civic Offices
Dungarvan
Co. Waterford
Ireland

 

Contact Details

County Office:
Civic Offices
Dungarvan
Co. Waterford
Tel: 0761 10 2194

City Office:
Regional Sports Centre
Cork Road
Waterford
Tel: 0761 10 2682

Email: info@waterfordsportspartnership.ie
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