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Waterford Sports Partnership - 'Everyone Active'

Friday, December 15, 2017

Waterford Sports Partnership - Club Grant 2018

The 2018 WSP Club Grant is open for applications. This small scale grant will support existing clubs and disability organisations with coach education costs. The CLOSING DATE for receipt of applications is Wednesday 31st January 2018.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Sports Capital Grants 2017 E1.5m in Funding for Waterford Sports Clubs

Funding of E56m under the Sports Capital Programme to over 1,700 different sporting projects around the country was announced yesterday by Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD, and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, at Arbour Hill Boxing Club.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Sport Ireland launches Get Ireland Walking Strategy and Action Plan 2017 -2020

Sport Ireland is delighted to announce the launch of Get Ireland Walking's Strategy and Action Plan 2017-2020.  Get Ireland Walking is a Sport Ireland initiative, supported by Healthy Ireland and delivered by Mountaineering Ireland.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

NOW BOOKING! Women on the Move

LADIES Do you want to start exercising, feel fitter and have more energy?
SIGN UP NOW! for our eight week WOMEN ONLY Physical Activity Programme

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Minister Griffin Welcomes Ireland's Participation in The European Week Of Sport

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin T.D, welcomes Ireland's participation in the 2017 European Week of Sport. Over four hundred sport and physical activity events will take place across Ireland from 23rd - 30th September.

Monday, September 25, 2017

StartBox/ High Performance Training Workshops

Fifteen Boxing coaches from five clubs attended two workshops organised by Waterford Sports Partnership, in collaboration with I.A.B.A Munster Council. Delivered by Michael Carruth and Ed Griffin (Community Boxing Development Officers in Dublin).

NEW! MID CENTURY MOVERS Physical Activity Programme for MEN AND WOMEN aged 50+

Mid Century Movers is a NEW Activity Programme for the over 50's - get active, have fun and improve your fitness levels. The programme will run for six weeks with leader led twice weekly activity sessions.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Beat the Street challenge kicks off in Waterford!

Waterford's Beat the Street walking and cycling 'game' that challenges local residents to see how far they can travel together in just seven weeks started on Wednesday 13th September!

Men on the Move - NOW BOOKING!

We are currently recruiting men for Men on the Move Programmes in Waterford and Dungarvan starting in October.

Latest Edition of WSP Newsletter now available!

The latest edition of our Newsletter 'Everyone Active' is now available!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Walk For Life Beat the Street - First Walk Tuesday 12th September

Waterford Sports Partnership is hosting five walks for people aged over 50 during the Beat the Street Programme (see below). The series aims to give people the opportunity to create links with others in their locality and experience some of the wonderful Waterford walks.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Beat the Street - Exciting initiative coming to Waterford!

Beat the Street is a fun initiative that will be running across Waterford city, Waterford Greenway, Kilmacthomas and Dungarvan from 13th September to 1st November.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Periodisation Training Workshop for Sports Coaches

Next up in the WSP Seminar Series is a Periodisation Training Workshop for Sports Coaches on Monday 2nd October at the WIT Arena, Carriganore.

Calling all Older Adults Groups in Waterford - National Grant Scheme now open!

WSP are delighted to announce that the Go For Life National Grant Scheme for Older People 2017 is now open for applications. The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 29th September.

Monday, August 21, 2017

2017 Sport Ireland Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford

The Sport Ireland Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford part of the Sport Ireland Cycle Series of five cycling events throughout Ireland in 2017 took place on Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th August and another chapter in the history of this great event was written!

Friday, August 11, 2017

Sponsors & sporting icons show their support for the Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford

Sean Kelly Tour fever has descended on Waterford in recent weeks and one cannot help but notice the multitudes of cyclists out on the roads preparing themselves for the challenge ahead! On Friday 4th August organisers of the Tour and loyal sponsors got together to officially launch what promises to be another wonderful event on August 19th & 20th.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Walk for Life - Next Walk Waterford Greenway Tues 18th July

Walk for Life is back! - After the success of the Spring Walk for Life Series, Waterford Sports Partnership is delighted to be hosting the Summer Walk for Life Series for over 50's and people with a disability.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Walk for Life - Next Walk Waterford Greenway Tues 11th July

Walk for Life is back! - After the success of the Spring Walk for Life Series, Waterford Sports Partnership is delighted to be hosting the Summer Walk for Life Series for over 50's and people with a disability.

Friday, July 7, 2017

New Permanent Orienteering Course at Kilbarry Nature Park.

Following the launch of the new permanent Orienteering Course at Kilbarry Nature  Park, Waterford Sports Partnership, Waterford City and County Council  and Waterford Orienteering Club (Wato) are delighted to announce that four maps are now available to download FREE here...

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Spirit of the Games Award for Waterford Team

Well done to the fourteen members of the Waterford team that took part in the National Go for Life Games on Saturday 10th June in Dublin City University!

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Latest Edition of WSP Newsletter now available!

The latest edition of our Newsletter 'Everyone Active' is now available!

National Recreation Week 2017

National Recreation Week takes place from Monday 3rd to Sunday 9th July. The theme of National Recreation Week is Fun and Active Play. Waterford Sports Partnership in conjunction with Waterford City and County Council is offering the following FREE activities....

Waterford Bike Week Programme Launched!

National Bike Week 2017 will take place from Saturday 10th to Sunday 18th June, with bike related events taking place right around the country.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Beat the Street

Beat the Street is an innovative, fun, free programme that will get thousands of people moving across Waterford between 13 September and 1 November 2017.

Bike for Life 2017

Ladies!! Waterford Sports Partnership is delighted to announce that we are running a Bike for Life Programme this summer. Bike for Life is an exciting programme for Waterford Women who want to participate more in regular physical activity.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Nutrition Seminar a great Success!

The seventh seminar of the WSP Club Development Seminar series was delivered on Monday 15th May by Stephen Barrett on Nutrition for Athletes and Club Players.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Nutrition Seminar for Athletes & Club Players

Next up in the Waterford Sports Partnership Club Development Seminar Series 2017 is a NUTRITION SEMINAR FOR ATHLETES & CLUB PLAYERS

Minister announces 5.92m Investment for Local Sports Partnership Network

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O'Donovan TD, today announced an investment package of over 5.9m from Sport Ireland to support the National Network of Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs).

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Waterford City & County Council Communities Facilities Scheme 2017 OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS!

Waterford City & County Council have launched the Communities Facilities Scheme 2017. Closing date for applications is Friday 30th June 2017.

Friday, April 7, 2017

NOW BOOKING! - Active Leadership Training

Would you like to learn how to plan, organise and lead better activity sessions for youth groups, young people, individuals with a disability, summer camps etc? Then this is the course for you!!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Prepare Your Club Coaches of the Future Workshop

As part of our 2017 Club Development Series - Waterford Sports Partnership presents a FREE WORKSHOP - PREPARE YOUR CLUB COACHES OF THE FUTURE

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Online Safeguarding 1 Refresher - NOW available!

Sport Ireland has now gone live with their online Safeguarding 1 Refresher, a web based education resource aimed at providing further training to those who have previously attended a Safeguarding workshop or equivalent.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Funding for National Bike Week 2017 Events in Waterford!

Waterford City and County Council is currently inviting applications from community groups for funding to assist with the organisation of a cycling themed event during Bike Week 2017, which will take place from 10th to 18th June.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Entry for the Sport Ireland Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford 2017 is NOW OPEN!

Online entry for the 2017 Sport Ireland Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford which takes place on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August is NOW OPEN!

Monday, March 13, 2017

Job Opportunity - Community Sports Development Officer

Waterford Sports Partnership wishes to recruit a Community Sports Development Officer (CSDO) on a fixed term, one year contract to be based in Dungarvan.

Job Opportunity - Sports Development Officer

Waterford Sports Partnership wishes to recruit a Sports Development Officer (SDO) on a fixed term, one year contract to be based in Waterford City.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Walk for Life 2017 - Tramore Bay - Tuesday 7th March

Fourth walk will take place on Tuesday 7th March at 10.30am in Tramore.

Walk for Life 2017 - Clonea Beach (Dungarvan) - Tuesday 28th February

Waterford Sports Partnership were delighted to see such a great turnout for the first two walks in the Walk for Life Series for over 50's & people with a disability.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Walk for Life 2017 - Anne Valley Tuesday 21st February

Walk for Life is back! - After the success of the 2016 Walk for Life Series, Waterford Sports Partnership is delighted to be hosting the 2017 Walk for Life Series for over 50's and people with a disability.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

NOW BOOKING! Men on the Move - Dungarvan & Waterford City

Waterford Sports Partnership is now taking bookings for two six week advanced & beginner Men on the Move Programmes in Dungarvan and Waterford City - Starting Monday 27th/Tuesday 28th February 2017.

Sports Capital Grants Programme - closing 5pm Friday February 24th!

Applications for Sports Capital Grants Funding are being sought from sports clubs, voluntary and community groups, national governing bodies of sport and local authorities. Third level colleges, Education and Training Boards and schools may only apply for funding jointly with sports clubs.

Concussion Awareness Seminar - very well received!

The WSP Club Development Seminar Series in conjunction with the IRFFU and Munster Rugby continued on Monday 23rd January, forty four people from fourteen clubs representing 8 sports/organisations attended a Concussion Awareness seminar delivered by Shane Mooney from the IRFU in WIT Sports Arena.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

NOW BOOKING! Disability Inclusion Training

CARA Adapted Physical Activity Centre, in partnership with Waterford Sports Partnership are running a Disability Inclusion Training (DIT) workshop on Saturday 11th March from 10am to 4pm in Crystal Sports and Leisure Centre, Cork Road, Waterford.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Walk for Life 2017 - for over 50's | Waterford Greenway Shanacool - Tuesday 14th February

Walk for Life is back! - After the success of the 2016 Walk for Life Series in which 98 older adults participated in at least one of the five countywide walks, Waterford Sports Partnership is delighted to be hosting the 2017 Walk for Life Series which includes the following walks; Waterford Greenway, Shanacool (Durrow), Anne Valley (Dunhill), Clonea Beach (Dungarvan), Lismore Towers and Tramore bay.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Pre-Match & Half Time Player Motivation Workshop

The next Seminar in our 2016/17 Club Development Series is a 'Pre-Match & Half Time Player Motivation Workshop' on Monday 20th February at the WIT Arena, Carriganore.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Waterford City & County Council - Supporting Waterford Communities Fund 2017

Waterford City & County Council is committed to encouraging communities and empowering residents to make a difference to their areas. To support this, the Council is inviting applications to its
Supporting Communities Fund 2017.

Friday, January 20, 2017

2017 Sports Capital Grants Workshop

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport in partnership with Local Sports Partnerships is organising a series of workshops on 'How to make an application under the 2017 Sports Capital Programme.'

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Deise Dragons Multi Sport Club for children and young people with a physical disability.

On Friday 13th January, the Deise Dragons Multi Sport Club held their Open Evening. The open evening was held in Carrickphierish Sports Hub from 6.30-8.30pm. The hall was a hive of activity, as over 50 children participated in a variety of games including GAA, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball and some fun mini games.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Swim For A Mile. Become a confident Swimmer in 2017 - Starting this January in Crystal Sports and Leisure Centre

Waterford Sports Partnership and Crystal Sports & Leisure Centre are delighted to offer the very popular Swim Ireland 'Swim for a Mile'  Training Programme.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Sportshall Athletics for Primary Schools

WSP is running Sportshall Athletics this February for Waterford Primary Schools open to all teachers from all classes.

Be Active ASAP

WSP would like to invite schools to take part in The Be Active ASAP Programme this February. This is a free two and a half hour training session and includes a comprehensive activities manual, making it easy to follow the programme.

The Daily Mile - for Primary Schools

WSP would like to invite schools to take part in a free and simple initiative to improve the physical, social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing of primary-aged children (3-11 years).

Monday, January 9, 2017

Operation Transformation Waterford Walk 2017

RTE's Operation Transformation teamed up once again with Sport Ireland and Local Sports Partnerships to organise the Operation Transformation National Walk 2017.
 
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