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NOW Booking! Learn to Swim

Published: October 8, 2019


Following on from our successful Learn to Swim programmes earlier this year which saw 35 older adults take the plunge in the Park Hotel, Splashworld and the Kingfisher Club, we are deligted to be offering swimming lessons in Waterford City this November.

NOW BOOKING! 

Learn to Swim
Six Week Over 50’s Beginners Swimming Programme
STARTING
Wednesday 6th November @ 9.15am
Kingfisher Club | Tramore Road | Waterford

€30 per person
LIMITED PLACES | BOOK HERE NOW!

For more information please contact Sinéad Brannigan on 0761 10 2430 or email sbrannigan@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

 

Positive Ageing Week 2019

Published: September 4, 2019

Positive Ageing Week runs from Monday 30th September  to Sunday 6th October
We are running a variety of activities for over 50’s in Waterford! 

DATE ACTIVITY/LOCATION TIME FURTHER DETAILS
Monday
30
th September
Circuit Training Over 50’s
Cill Barra Sports Centre
Waterford
9.30am €3 per person
Call 051-350800 for more details
Try Lawn Bowls
Causeway Tennis & Bowls Club Abbeyside
11am Booking HERE now! 
or contact Sinéad
(details below)
Circuit Training Over 50’s
Splashworld Tramore
2pm €3 per person
Call 051-390176 for more details
Try Pitch & Putt
Tramore Pitch & Putt Club
2pm Booking HERE now! 
or contact Sinéad
(details below)
Tuesday
1st October
Walk for Life
Waterford Greenway  Kilmacthomas
Meet at the Workhouse Car Park  Kilmacthomas.
10.30am Booking Required contact Sinéad
(details below)
Book HERE now! 
or contact Sinéad
(details below) 
Try Keep Fit | Men only!
Deise Day Centre | Dungarvan
2pm
Wednesday
2nd October
Try Orienteering
Kilbarry Nature Park | Waterford
11am Book HERE now! 
or contact Sinéad
(details below) 
Book HERE now! 
or contact Sinéad
(details below) 
Try the Trishaw
Walton Park | Abbeyside Dungarvan
2pm
Thursday
3rd  October
Fighting Fit
Dojo, Tramore
10.30am €5 per person – Call Tracy on 086 158 0336 for more details
Cycle | Dungarvan to Durrow
Walton Park  | Abbeyside Dungarvan
11am Book HERE now! 
or contact Sinéad
(details below)Book HERE now! 
or contact Sinéad
(details below)
Cycle | Carriganore to Kilmeaden
Waterford Greenway Car Park | Carriganore
11am
Try Pitch & Putt
Cunnigar Pitch & Putt Club Dungarvan
2pm Booking HERE now! 
or contact Sinéad
(details below)
Friday
4th October
MEN Only! Dojo Box
Tramore Dojo | Tramore
10am €5 per person – Call Tracy on 086 158 0336 for more details
Saturday
5th  October
parkrun/ parkwalk
Tramore & Waterford
9.30am Register www.parkrun.ie/register
Sunday
6th  October
Walk Waterford
– Woodland Walking Series
Colligan Woods | Dungarvan
10.30am Booking Required contact Sinéad
(details below)

 

For more details please contact Sinéad Brannigan
on 0761 10 2430 or email sbrannigan@waterfordsportspartnership.ie.

 

NEW! Men’s Mobility Circuits

Published: August 28, 2019

FOUR WEEKS OF ADAPTED CIRCUIT CLASSES
FOR MEN OVER 50!
Starting Friday 20th September | 11am to 12noon
(REGISTRATION at 10.30am on Friday 20th September)
@ Waterford Warriors
Unit 16D| Six Cross Roads Business Park| Waterford
 
A functional movement class for over 50’s using specific exercises to increase strength and flexibility for your whole body in a fun and relaxed environment.
 
A fun way to get active and learn something new!
€20 per person | Limited Places
 
BOOK HERE NOW 
 
For further information and bookings please contact
Peter Jones on 0761 10 2191 or email pjones@waterfordsportspartnership.ie
or Rachael at Waterford Warriors on 086 885 0819

Go For Life Games

Published: August 22, 2019

 

Each year a Waterford team of Over’50’s take part in the National Go For Life Games in Dublin City University, usually held in June.

In preparation for this WSP organises an Inter County Go for Life Games Event where over 50’s from Waterford, Kilkenny and Carlow play each other in games such as lobbers, filisc and scidils in a semi-competitive environment where the focus is on fun and enjoyment.

The games have strange names!

What is Lobbers?
Lobbers is adaption of Petanque and Boules

What is Scidils?

Scidils is an adaption of Ten-Pin Bowling and Skittles

What is Filisc?
Filisc is an adaption of Frisbee and Horseshoe Pitching

If you would like to get involved in GFL Games activities or would like more information
Please contact Sinéad Brannigan
Phone:
0761 10 2430 | Email:  sbrannigan@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

 

Walk for Life 2019

Published: August 22, 2019

We host our Walk for Life series regularly throughout the year, typically in Autumn, Spring & Summer. Each series consists of four accessible walks for over 50’s and people with a disability.

The aim of the series is to give people the opportunity to create links with others in their locality and experience some of the wonderful Waterford Walks.

WALK FOR LIFE | AUTUMN 2019

Walk for Life is back this Autumn – Waterford Sports Partnership is hosting a series of walks for over 50’s and people with a disability, all which are fully accessible but be sure to check out the details before travelling.

The aim of the series is to give people the opportunity to create links with others in their locality and experience some of the wonderful Waterford Walks.

Tuesday 10th September @ 10.30am
Anne Valley Walk (Phase 2)
Meeting at Dunhill Castle Car Park

Tuesday 17th September @ 10.30am
Carriglea Woodland Walk
Meeting at the Sports Hall, Carriglea.

Tuesday 24th September @ 10.30am
Tramore Beach
Meeting at the Car Park opposite the Majestic Hotel.

Tuesday 1st October @ 10.30am
Waterford Greenway Kilmacthomas
Meeting at the Workhouse Car Park.

Cost: €4 per walk: includes tea/coffee/scone

Booking Essential:
Please contact Pauline on 076 1102682 or Text Org Name & Participating Numbers to 086 7837385

For more information please contact:
Sinéad Brannigan on 0761 10 2430 or email sbrannigan@waterfordsportspartnership.ie
or
Pauline Casey on 0761 10 2682 or email pcasey@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

**Please Note: Toilet Facilities may not be available at meeting point, please contact WSP for details in advance

Over 50’s Circuit Training

Published: August 22, 2019

WSP co-ordinates Circuit Training for Over 50’s in Waterford City & County.

The adapted circuit includes a range of exercises to develop strength, joint mobility, flexibility, co-ordination, fitness, memory retention and, most importantly, to have some fun. These circuits provide an opportunity for people to meet once a week and enjoy physical activity in a social setting.

DAY TIME START DATE LOCATION VENUE COST
Wednesday 11am to 12pm Wednesday 13th November Waterford City Waterford Warriors €20 for 4 weeks
Monday 9.30 to 10.30am ONGOING Waterford City Cill Barra Sports Centre €3 per session
Monday 2-3pm Monday 11th
November
Tramore Raise the Bar €3 per session


TO BOOK YOUR PLACE please call Sinéad Brannigan on 0761 10 2430

or email sbrannigan@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

 

Fighting Fit | Waterford

Published: May 7, 2019

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Fighting Fit | Dungarvan

Published: December 5, 2018

We are delivering another ‘Fighting Fit’ Programme in 2019 (more…)

Age & Opportunity Grant Recipients Announced

Published: November 29, 2018

We are delighted to announce that nineteen groups in Waterford have been allocated funding of 6,390 euro in total from the National Grant Scheme for Sport and Physical Activity for Older People.

Each year the National Grant Scheme for Sport and Physical Activity for Older People provides funding to assist in the implementation of locally developed well planned initiatives that are designed to increase participation in recreational sport and physical activity among older

people.

Congratulations to all the successful applicants, we look forward to seeing the benefit of this funding in 2019.

Here is the full list of Waterford recipients . . .

Dungarvan Care of the Aged Ltd. Waterford €250
Cnoc Bui ARA Waterford €240
The Pres Badminton Club Waterford €250
Brownstown Residents Association Waterford €260
Slieverue ARA Waterford €300
Deise Women’s Group Waterford €260
Kinsalebeg/Clashmore Community Council Waterford €250
Waterford Sports Partnership Waterford €1,400
Minaun ICA Waterford €250
Comeragh ARA Waterford €300
Blackwater Ladies Club Waterford €250
Butlerstown ICA Waterford €250
Waterford LEDC CLG/Cill Barra Community Sports Centre Waterford €250
St. Brigid’s Family & Resource Centre FRC Waterford €260
Clonea Rathgormack ICA Waterford €300
Carbally Community Development Project Waterford €260
Carbally Active Retirement Group Waterford €260
Ardmore and Grange ICA Waterford €250
Tramore Active Retirement Group Waterford €300
Dr Martin Day Centre Waterford €250
€6,390

Cycle Training for Over 50’s

Published: October 8, 2018

Is your active retirement group or community group interested in cycle training
– we offer the following options;

Cycle Training for Beginners
Date and Time: On request. | Venue: Dungarvan & Waterford.

Cost: €30pp, 5 x 60 minute sessions includes bike hire.
Booking: Booking essential, minimum number of 10 needed.

 

Cycle Training Refresher

Date and Time: On request. | Venue: We will travel to you.
Cost: FREE but group do need to bring their own bikes.

Booking: Booking essential.

Please contact Peter on 076 110 2191 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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Company Info

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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