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Waterford Sports Partnership, Ireland.
Waterford Sports Partnership - 'Everyone Active'

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Age & Opportunity Grant Recipients Announced

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.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Permanent Orienteering Course Open at People's Park

WSP in association with Waterford Orienteers recently completed the installation of the Permanent Orienteering Course in the People's Park, Waterford. Funded by Dormant Accounts through Sport Ireland.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Youth Coaching Grant

Do you coach juvenile/underage players? You may be eligible to apply for our Youth Coaching Grant.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

WSP | Proud members of the 20 x 20 Campaign

Waterford Sports Partnership is proud to be a member of the 20 x 20 campaign, presented by the Federation of Irish Sport. The aim of the movement is to give increased profiling to girls and women involved in sport at all levels and to grow involvement in female sport and physical activity by 20% by the end of 2020.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Learn to Love Fitness | Clashmore/Kinsalebeg

Well done to everyone who finished our six week Learn to Love Fitness programme in Clashmore on Monday night.

Now Booking - Rowing for Men!

We are delivering an eight week leisure Rowing Programme for men in conjunction with Waterford Boat Club - Starting on Sunday 21st October.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Orienteering Teacher Training

Fifteen teachers from twelve different primary schools around Waterford City and County took part in our Orienteering Teacher Training last Friday October 5th at WIT Arena. This training was delivered by Mick Farrell from the Irish Orienteering Association.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

NOW BOOKING! Men on the Move | Dungarvan & Waterford

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

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

WSP Newsletter September 2018

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

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

NOW BOOKING! Let's Cycle Kidz

On Sunday 16th September we are piloting a brand new programme called Lets Cycle Kidz at the Regional Sports Centre, Waterford.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Sports Capital Programme 2018 - OPENING FOR APPLICATIONS!

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.

NOW BOOKING! Buggy Buddies - Cill Barra & Dungarvan

We have two Buggy Buddy programmes starting this September in Dungarvan & Waterford City.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

NOW BOOKING! Mum on the Move - Dungarvan & Ferrybank

This September we are piloting a brand new programme called Mum on the Move. The programme is aimed at mums who walk and would like to take up running. The programme is designed to get beginners from 0-5km in six weeks.

NOW Booking! Women on the Move Carrickphierish

Women on the Move is a female only fitness programme that aims to increase physical activity levels, enhance fitness levels, and encourage participants to become more active, whilst also having fun and meeting others!

Go For Life Grants 2018 - OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS!

The Go for Life Grant Scheme for 2018 is now open for applications. The deadline for return of grant application forms is 12 noon, Friday 28th September. 

Friday, August 17, 2018

Ministers Ross and Griffin launch National Sports Policy 2018-2027

Transport, Tourism and Sport Minister, Shane Ross and the Minister with responsibility for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin launched the Government's National Sports Policy 2018-2027 at the St Laurence O'Toole Recreation Centre, Sherriff Street, in Dublin's North Inner City on Wednesday 25th July.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Trishaw Launch

Last Tuesday 10th July saw the official launch of our Trishaw 'Saoirse'.

Monday, July 9, 2018

WOMEN OF KINSALEBEG we are coming for you!!

Want to start exercising, feel fitter and have more energy? Waterford Sports Partnership is running a six week WOMEN ONLY physical activity programme.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

WSP BikeFest 2018

Waterford Sports Partnership (WSP) is delighted to present the inaugural WSP Bikefest event on Saturday 16th June in Walton Park Dungarvan. This event will offer adults and children of all ages some cycling fun as a culmination of Bike Week 2018.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Sport Ireland Publishes 2017 SPEAK Report

Sport Ireland today published the 11th annual Sport Ireland Strategic, Planning, Evaluation and Knowledge (SPEAK) Report on the national network of Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs).

Monday, June 11, 2018

Walk for Life - Summer 2018

We are hosting a series 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.

Friday, June 8, 2018

NOW Booking! Women on the Move Portlaw

Women of Portlaw - Do you want to get fit this Summer?

NOW BOOKING! Let's Cycle

If you would like to increase your cycling confidence - this is the programme for you.
Waterford Sports Partnership in association with Waterford Wheelers are running three cycling programmes this summer.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Disability Calendar of Programmes & Events

Check out our upcoming programmes and events for People with a Disability here....

Thursday, May 31, 2018

NOW BOOKING! GAA Fun & Run Camps 2018

Waterford Sports Partnership is collaborating with Waterford Coaching and Games and is piloting two GAA Fun & Run Sessions for participants with a mild to moderate intellectual disability aged 14-18 years in two locations this summer.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

WSP BikeFest 2018

Waterford Sports Partnership (WSP) is delighted to present the inaugural WSP Bikefest event on Saturday 16th June in Walton Park Dungarvan. This event will offer adults and children of all ages some cycling fun as a culmination of Bike Week 2018.

Bike Week 2018 - Lots of FREE Events to choose from!

National Bike Week 2018 takes places from Saturday 9th to Sunday 17th June, as ever there are a host of activities being organised by Waterford City & County Council and Waterford Sports Partnership right across the County.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

We want to hear from you!

We are currently planning a new strategy for the period 2018 to 2022. We are keen to hear the views of individuals and organisations, both local and national, who have engaged in any way with WSP and/or who are involved in delivering or participating in sport and physical activity.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Check out the latest edition of our Newsletter 'Everyone Active'

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

Join us for Women on the Move - Portlaw

Due to the huge success of our previous programmes in Waterford City, Lismore and Dungarvan we are delighted to announce that this summer we will be bringing 'Women on the Move' to Portlaw.

Sports Leadership Award

Waterford Sports Partnership is delivering a Sports Leadership Award Programme in Kilmacthomas this June. The Sports Leadership Award provides the ideal starting point for learners who wish to develop their leadership skills and gain a nationally recognised leader qualification.

WSP Club on the Move - New Pilot Programme for Clubs

Whilst your club ensures the players are getting physically active, does your club ensure coaches, parents and committee members are doing the same?

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Meet 'Saoirse' our Trishaw

A Trishaw, funded through Healthy Ireland via the Local Community Development Committee, recently arrived in Dungarvan. We have named our Trishaw, Saoirse (meaning ‘freedom’), to communicate a positive message of Health & Activity for All.

New Healthy Waterford Co-Ordinator

A Message from Brianna Connaughton the New Healthy Waterford Co-Ordinator

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Waterford Sports Partnership Strategy 2018-2022

Since April 2018, we have been taking some time out to review the outcomes and impacts of our work under the current strategy (2014-2017)

The GDPR and your Club or Organisation

GDPR is the EU's NEW Data Protection Regulations which come into force on Friday 25th May 2018.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Great fun at 'Come and Try' Orienteering Day

Waterford Orienteers and Waterford Sports Partnership hosted a 'Come & Try' Orienteering day on 'Sunday. The sun shone brightly, as families and individuals used their maps and heads to find the different points located around Abbeyside.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Waterford SportsAbility Day a Great Success!

Waterford Sports Partnership in association with WIT Arena were delighted to hold Waterford's inaugural SportsAbility Day on Saturday 14th April from 11am to 2pm in WIT Arena, Carriganore, Waterford. 

On Your Marks

We were delighted with the engagement of parents and toddlers at our 'On Your Marks' Safety & Balance Bike Event on Saturday at the Waterford Festival of Food.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Data Protection Training for Community Groups and Sports Clubs

GDPR is the EU's NEW Data Protection Regulations which come into force on Friday 25th May 2018. You need to ensure that your Group/Club is compliant!

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

West Waterford Walking Series

Come and explore the beautiful walks of West Waterford! Waterford Sports Partnership is hosting four walks over the coming weeks in Glenshelane, Ballysaggart, Tallow and Lismore.

Come & Try Orienteering!

Waterford Sports Partnership and Waterford Orienteers are hosting a 'Come & Try' Orienteering event in Dungarvan on Saturday 21st of April at 3pm

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Waterford SportsAbility Day - Saturday 14th April

Waterford Sports Partnership in association with WIT Arena is delighted to be organising Waterford's inaugural SportsAbility Day on Saturday 14th April from 11am to 2pm in WIT Arena, Carriganore, Waterford. 

NOW Booking! Greenway Pedal Pushers

Come join the Greenway Pedal Pushers!! Here is your chance to join a new leisure social cycling six week programme in Dungarvan.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

NOW Booking! Simple Strength & Conditioning for Coaches of 12 to 16 year olds

WSP will deliver a series of three workshops aimed at the volunteer parent/coach to introduce them to simple Strength & Conditioning for 12-16 year olds.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Now Booking! Learn to Swim Programme

Make a Splash this Year! Learn how to swim under the guidance of a qualified swimming instructor.

Meet our SportsAbility Ambassador Damien Vereker | Paralympian

I'm Damien Vereker, a 37 years old Para-Cyclist. I live in Waterford City with my wife Jennifer and stepdaughter Alanna. I have a vision Impairment called Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP).

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Funding available for National Bike Week 2018

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 2018, which will take place from 9th to 17th June.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

WSP Club Grant 2018

2018 Club Grant - WSP allocated 3,000 euro to twenty eight sports clubs and disability organisation which has enabled eighty three coaches to attend courses to increase their knowledge and improve their coaching sessions at club level.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Official Opening of Carrickphierish Community Campus

Carrickphierish Community Campus was officially opened by Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural and Community Development on Friday 9th March. This was a day of great celebration for all involved in bringing this wonderful new facility to the Carrickphierish community.

Check out the latest edition of 'Hub News'

Check out the latest edition of Hub News - packed full of news & updates from Carrickphierish Community Campus. We hope that you will find this publication interesting and informative.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Healthy Waterford Strategic Plan RESCHEDULED Consultations

Healthy Waterford recognises that health is affected by the places we live, work and play. As such all organisations and sectors have a role to play in creating a healthy Waterford. We are encouraging representatives to attend on behalf of community organisations, service providers and state agencies to have your say

Thursday, February 22, 2018

NEW! Circuits for Over 50's in Tramore, Kilmacthomas & Cappoquin

FUN Circuit sessions for over 50's are now taking place each MONDAY in Tramore, Kilmacthomas & Cappoquin. The adapted circuit includes a range of exercises to develop strength, joint mobility, flexibility, co-ordination, fitness and memory retention in a fun environment!

Friday, January 26, 2018

Waterford City & County Council Supporting Communities Fund

Waterford City & County Council Supporting Communities Fund 2018 is now open for applications
Closing date for applications EXTENDED to Wednesday 7th March 2018.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Join us for Buggy Buddies 2018

Moms, Dads, Grannies, Grandads, Childminders! Due to the success of our 2017 Buggy Buddies Programme we are starting new programmes in Kilmacthomas and Dungarvan in January 2018. 

Women on the Move 2018

Get fit this January! Following our successful ‘Women on The Move’ pilot programme, we will be running Women on the Move programmes in Waterford City and Lismore in 2018.

Walk for Life - January/February 2018

Walk for life is back for 2018 - with five walks which will give over 50's and people with a disability the chance to get out and get active whilst enjoying the beautiful Waterford countryside.

Great turnout for Waterford Operation Transformtion Walks

On Saturday last, 13th January, RTE's Operation Transformation teamed up once again with Sport Ireland and Local Sports Partnerships to organise the Operation Transformation National Walks 2018. This year Waterford Sports Partnership was delighted to host three walks along the Waterford Greenway in Dungarvan, Kilmacthomas and Waterford.
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