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Published: July 25, 2018

Orienteering is the sport of navigation that requires you to find your way from one point to another using only a map, your brains and sometimes a compass. It’s easy to learn and a fun way to exercise your body and mind, as you enjoy the outdoors. It’s a sport for everyone and is something that can be easily learnt by people of all ages and abilities. Orienteering is usually done in the woods, hills or parks, with the participants on foot.

Orienteering develops many skills including problem solving, team work, decision making and self awareness. It really is fun for all the family.

Waterford Sports Partnership, in association with Waterford Orienteers and the Irish Orienteering Association is currently developing Orienteering across Waterford. We have developed permanent courses and mapped many areas in the last twelve months. Our aim is that schools, community groups, families and individuals will try out this exciting, inclusive sport. We encourage you to use these permanent courses and download the maps to create your own.

There are three Permanent Orienteering Courses in Waterford
Click on the links below to download the course maps & answers . . .

Waterford Nature Park | Kilbarry
The Peoples’s Park | Waterford

There will soon be a permanent courses in Tramore and Dunmore East.

For more information please contact Rachel Sinnott on 0761 10 2199
or email


Article Modified: May 15, 2019 8:43 am

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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 –
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Co. Waterford


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

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

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