The Go for Life Grant Scheme is a joint initiative between Age & Opportunity's Go for Life programme and the Irish Sports Council. The scheme is aimed at encouraging older people to get involved in sport and physical activity and is used by groups to buy equipment, run sports events or to try new activities. Now in its fourteenth year, it has so far awarded over 4.5 million in almost 10,000 grants during its lifetime.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Twenty-three older adults from Dolmen Active Retirement and Respond Housing Services proved that Waterford people are never too old to pick up a hurl by participating in a Caman Abu Blitz hosted by Waterford Sports Partnership and Waterford GAA on Friday 5th December in Rainbow Hall, Kilmacthomas.
Labels: Older Adults
Friday, November 21, 2014
Waterford Sports Partnership was proud and honoured to be awarded top prize in the Community Health - Physical Activity Category for Cities at last week's Pride of Place Awards ceremony held in Ennis, Co. Clare.
Labels: Pride of Place
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The Irish Sports Council recently published the seventh SPEAK Report, which provides an overview of the operations of the national network of 31 Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) in 2013. The LSPs, an initiative of the Irish Sports Council, aim to increase participation in sport and to ensure that local resources are used to best effect.
Labels: Irish Sports Council
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Come on Waterford teenagers! Let's get involved in the Pumped Schools' Video Awards, a great opportunity to create a mini-movie and perhaps win 3,000 euro for your school in the process. Waterford Sports Partnership encourages Waterford schools and students to get involved against a backdrop of 274 people dying from cardiovascular disease in Waterford in 2013.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Wheel are delighted to invite sports clubs and associations to enter the MyClubFinances.com Sports Award. The new award offers Irish sports clubs and associations a chance to raise their profile, to pay tribute to their volunteers, recruit new supporters and fundraise.
Labels: Club Development