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HER Outdoors Club Fund – Open for applications!

Published: July 11, 2022


HER Outdoors Club Fund
 aims to support the development of initiatives/ programmes by sports clubs that would like to encourage females to get out and enjoy the benefits of being in the outdoors.  Funding is available for water and land-based activities.  These activities include surfing, sailing, rowing, archery, hiking, rock climbing, caving, fishing, etc. Clubs will be prioritised based on their ability to offer new participants the opportunity to join the club once the taster session/ programme/ initiative ends.

HER Outdoors Week will take place from the 8th-14th August 2022. Funding is available only for the purposes of developing an initiative/ programme that will begin during HER Outdoors Week 2022.

COMPLETE AN ONLINE APPLICATION HERE

Download the Grant Criteria HERE
Download the Grant Form HERE

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Sinéad Brannigan, Community Sports Development Officer on 087 459 6179

Online applications preferred, if difficulties arise completed application forms can be returned by post.
STRICTLY NO EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL be ACCEPTED.

POSTAL ADDRESS:
WSP HER OUTDOORS GRANT, Waterford Sports Partnership, Regional Sports Centre, Cork Road, Waterford.
The closing date for applications is Thursday 21st July 2022 @ 5pm

FREE Events for Men’s Health Week

Published: June 1, 2022


Men’s Health Week runs from Monday 13
th June to Sunday 19th June.
This year’s theme of the week is,
Mission is Possible – The Action Starts with You!
The following FREE events are now booking . . . 

Pitch & Putt Coaching Clinic
Would you like try a new sport? Do you already play pitch & putt and want
to improve your game?

We have partnered with Waterford Regional Sports Centre & Cunnigar Pitch & Putt, to offer men the opportunity to attend a Pitch & Putt Coaching Clinic with a PGA Golf Professional. The PGA Golf Professional will cover pitching, chipping, and putting. There will also be time for Q&A.

RSC: Tuesday 14th June | 12.15 to 1.15pm | BOOK HERE
Cunnigar: Wednesday 15th June | 7 to 8pm | BOOK HERE

Cunnigar: Thursday 16th June | 11am to 12pm | BOOK HERE
ALL WELCOME – SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS & ADVANCED
EQUIPMENT PROVIDED | LIMITED PLACES

Come & Play Pitch & Putt FOR MEN & CHILDREN AGED 12+

To celebrate Men’s Health Week 2022, we have partnered with Waterford Regional Sports Centre & Cunnigar Pitch & Putt, to offer men and children aged 12+ the chance to come and play pitch & putt together. Beginner to advanced players are all welcome to book a tee time. Equipment can be provided (must be noted when booking). Secure your tee time now and we will take care of the rest!
Saturday 18th June |11am to 1pm
FREE Events
Book for the RSC HERE | Book for Cunnigar HERE

For more information please contact:
Sinéad Brannigan on 087 459 6179 or email sbrannigan@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

Come and Try Kayaking for Men

Join us for a FREE tutor led Kayaking Taster Session
ALL EQUIPMENT WILL BE PROVIDED
Thursday 16th June | 6.30 to 8pm @Villierstown Boating Club | Book HERE now!
Friday 17th June | 6.30 to 8pm @Ballyscanlon Lake(near Fenor) | Book HERE now!

For more information please contact:
Liz McEnaney on 086 783 7385 or lmcenaney@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

 

 

 

 

Now Booking – Activator Poles Kilmacthomas

Published: May 3, 2022

JOIN US FOR A FOUR WEEK PROGRAMME!
Activator Pole Walking is suitable for adults of different abilities. We will explore how Activator Poles can improve your: Aerobic Fitness | Mobility | Strength | Balance
Starting Thursday 12th May @11am meeting at Kilmacthomas Library
Booking Essential| €10pp | Book HERE

FOR BOOKINGS OR FUTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Sinéad Brannigan on 087 459 6179 or email sbrannigan@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

WSP Club Development Grant Scheme 2022 – Open for applications!

Published: May 3, 2022


Waterford Sports Partnership aims to support sports club volunteers and develop opportunities for people to participate in organised sport. This small-scale grant aims to support initiatives to increase participation levels in sports clubs.  All new and existing sports clubs affiliated with an NGB (National Governing Body of Sport) are welcome to apply for this grant. Affiliation must be in place at the time of applying. Priority for funding will be given to minority sports, low participation groups and the target groups identified in the Waterford Sports Partnership Strategic Plan 2018-2022.

If successful, the funding can be used for sports equipment, NGB coach education courses for volunteers, physical activity programmes to increase club membership and participation e.g. summer camps.

All sports clubs that received previous funding from Waterford Sports Partnership must have fully drawn down funds to be considered for new funding.

Download the GRANT CRITERIA
Download the GRANT APPLICATION FORM
or APPLY FOR THE GRANT ONLINE HERE

Applications can be returned by POST or COMPLETED ONLINE using the link above.
STRICTLY NO EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL be ACCEPTED.

Postal Address is as follows:
WSP Club Development Grant, Waterford Sports Partnership, Regional Sports Centre, Cork Road, Waterford.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS
IS 5PM ON TUESDAY 31st MAY 2022

The decision of the committee is final

For more information please contact Sinéad Brannigan on 087 4596179 or sbrannigan@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

 

Job Opportunities – Regional and National LSP Communications Positions

Published: April 12, 2022

National LSP Communcations Co-Ordinator

Meath Local Sports Partnership wishes to recruit a National LSP Communications Co-ordinator

This is will be a full-time fixed term contract for a period of 3 years. The salary for this post will be aligned to LA Grade 6 Salary Scale commensurate with experience.

The National LSP Communications Coordinator (based in Meath Local Sports Partnership) will work together with the two Regional Communications Officers (1 based in Kilkenny Recreation & Sports Partnership, and 1 based in Clare Local Sports Partnership) and the LSP Communications Working Group to develop a national LSP Communications plan with a focus on key target groups underrepresented in sport.

The National LSP Communications Co-ordinator will have key role in leading, liaising with, and coordinating the work of the two regional LSP Communications Officers.

This national plan will contain key targets and indicators for measuring success of the communications plan. Individual LSP Communications plans will be developed or refined (if already in existence) from the National LSP Communications plan.

Please see Job & Person Specification and link to the application –
National LSP Communications Coordinator Meath

Extended closing date: Friday, 20 May 2022
Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of information supplied in their application.

Meath Local Sports Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

Waterford 2022 Bike Week Events

Published: April 7, 2022

Bike Week is a celebration and promotion of the benefits of cycling. This year, Bike Week will kick off on Saturday May 14th and end on Sunday May 22ndThere are a host of activities being organised by Waterford Sports Partnership and Waterford City & County Council right across the County.

Here is a full list of all our FREE bike week events . . .
BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT

 

EVENT DATE/TIME VENUE/BOOKING
Dads & Lads
Meet and Cycle
Sat 14th May
9 .15 to 10.30am
Rainbow Hall | Kilmacthomas
BOOK HERE
Bike Maintenance Webinar Mon 16th May @7pm Online via zoom
BOOK HERE
Greenway Pedal Pushers Taster Tues 17th May
11am to 12.30pm
Waterford Greenway
Car Park  |Carriganore
BOOK HERE
Youth Group Cycle Tues 17th May
6.30 to 8pm
RSC | Cork Road
Waterford
BOOK HERE
Learn to Cycle
for children & parents


Lunchtime Cycle

Dungarvan

Wed 18th May
12 to 1pm


Wed 18th May
12.30 to 2pm

Fairlane Park | Dungarvan
Book your 10 min slot HERE 

Meeting at Walton Park
BOOK HERE

Family Evening Cycle Wed 18th May
7.30 to 9.30pm
Waterford Greenway
Car Park | Carriganore
BOOK HERE
Greenway Pedal Pushers Taster Thurs 19th May
11am to 12.30pm
Walton Park| Abbeyside
BOOK HERE
Family Evening Cycle Thurs 19th May
7.30 to 9.30pm
Waterford Greenway
Car Park |Durrow
BOOK HERE
Learn to Cycle
for children & parents
Sat 21st May
9 to 10am
Fairlane Park | Dungarvan
Book your 10 min slot HERE
Waterford Walls
Cycle Tour
Sat 21st May
11am to 1.30pm
RSC | Cork Road | Waterford
BOOK HERE
30km Waterford to Wexford Cycle Sun 22nd May
11am to 2pm
Meet at the People’s Park-Waterford City
BOOK HERE

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

 

Active Cities Waterford

Published: April 1, 2022

Key aims of Active Cities Waterford

  • Increase the levels of walking and cycling, for transport, play and recreation;
  • Ensure that the public realm in the city and outlying residential areas makes it easier, cheaper, safer and more pleasant and convenient for all people to be active for transport, play and recreation;
  • Ensure these spaces and places are accessible by and suitable for all socio-economic groups, age groups and abilities.
  • Increase the availability of organised sports, games and play facilities/areas that are accessible to all ages, background and abilities;
  • Make existing resources, like housing estate greens, parks, and roads, active resources that enable people to get out and play, walk, do yoga, run, more often;
  • Consult with and engage local communities in discussions regarding the quality, usage and provision of such spaces, places and facilities;
  • Consult with and engage local communities in discussions regarding how to make their transport to work, school, shops etc. more active;
  • Ensure that Waterford becomes an active, vibrant place to live that is designed for people to move.


    Elaine Mullan | Active Cities Officer
    Phone: 087 1178578 | Email: emullan@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

Come & Try Badminton for Fun!

Published: February 25, 2022


Come & Try Badminton for Fun
is suitable for women who would like to try the sport of Badminton, meet new people, and have fun whilst exercising.

This one hour session will be led by club members from Dunmore Badminton Club.

Thursday 10th March | 11am to 12pm
@Dunmore Badminton Club
Dunmore Road | Brasscock | Waterford | X91 KN56

ALL EQUIPMENT WILL BE PROVIDED | LIMITED PLACES
FREE | BOOK HERE NOW 

For more info contact: Sinéad Brannigan on 087 459 6179
or email sbrannigan@waterfordsportspartnership.ie

Women in Sport Week 2022

Published: February 24, 2022


Women in Sport Week 2022 takes place from Monday 7th to Saturday 12th March 

We are running a number of events during the week and we will also be starting some new programmes.

There are lots of free tasters on offer too!
Check out the opportunities below . . .

How to Eat & Exercise in Menopause

Published: February 24, 2022

Brought to you in partnership with Irene Clarke
– Female, Athlete, Health Coach

Are you Peri or Post Menopausal?
Do you want to learn about the benefits of Physical Activity?

Join us on Thursday 10th March | 7.30 to 9pm
FOR AN ONLINE ZOOM SESSION

We will look at Lifestyle & Menopause
– how we can eat and exercise in the Menopause years to thrive not survive!
€5pp | Book HERE now!

For more info contact: Liz McEnaney on 086 7837385 or
lmcenaney@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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CRO Number: 378713

Registered Office –
Civic Offices
Dungarvan
Co. Waterford
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Contact Details

County Office:
Civic Offices
Dungarvan
Co. Waterford
Tel: 058 21194

City Office:
Regional Sports Centre
Cork Road
Waterford
Tel: 051 849 682

Email: info@waterfordsportspartnership.ie
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