Dublin City Sport and Wellbeing Partnership

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Older Adult Sports Day                                 

Sports Officers will bring groups along from their respective areas that they have been working with over the last number of weeks & months



Trinity College Dublin

10am – 4pm

Disability Inclusion Training                         

Open to everyone

An introductory course designed to provide you with skills and ideas on how to adapt your sport, physical activity or physical education sessions to make them more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities.   This course is aimed at school principals, teachers, special needs assistants, second and third level students, managers, coaches, volunteers, development officers and parents.


On completion of this course all participants will receive a Coaching Ireland/CARA APA Centre Certificate of Attendance. Participants will also receive a range of course materials including course workbook, games resource cards and resource bag.

Go to http://caracentre.ie/disability-inclusion-training-online-booking and register your details

Sat 30th Sept           

Poppintree Community Sports Centre, Balbutcher Lane North, Poppintree, Ballymun, D11.


10am – 4pm

‘Learn to Speak English’ Classes

Open to everyone

Ring 01-2228584 for more information

Ongoing Mon to Thurs

Ballybough Community Centre

10am – 12pm

Rowing Taster Sessions (in conjunction with European Week of Sport)

Open to everyone

23rd -30th Sept

Various - TBC (Contact Rowing Ireland’s Leinster Women’s Development Officer, Michelle Carpenter 086 0270020 for details)


Men on the Move

Open to everyone

This is a FREE physical activity programme aimed at adult men who have been inactive for a sustained period and want to get back to exercising and improve their fitness levels in a sociable environment. It involves twice weekly exercise sessions made up of a combination of aerobic, strength & flexibility components. For further details or to sign up please contact HSE Health Promotion & Improvement Officer David Phelan on 01-2227734/087-6525001 or david.phelan6@mail.dcu.ie

12th Sept (runs for 12 weeks every Tuesday & Friday)


15th Sept (runs for 12 weeks every Wed)


12th Sept (runs for 12 weeks every Tues)


14th Sept (runs for 12 weeks every Thurs)

Glin Road Sports Complex, Coolock, D17




F2 Centre, 3 Reuben Plaza, Rialto, D8




St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, Terenure Road East, D6



The Evergreen Centre, Terenure Road North, D6













Older Adult Chair Aerobics

Open to everyone

A FREE physical activity programme aimed at older adults in a community setting. This class combines a series of aerobic, strength, balance & flexibility components to ensure older adults keep active no matter what their age. For further details or to sign up please contact HSE Health Promotion & Improvement Officer David Phelan on 01-2227734/087-6525001 or david.phelan6@mail.dcu.ie

7th Sept (runs for 12 weeks every Thur)


7th Sept (runs for 12 weeks every Thurs)

Carelton Hall (Marino Community Centre), 53 Shelmartin Ave, Clontarf, D3



Sean O’Casey Centre, St. Mary’s Road, Eastwall, D3






Walking Football Open Day (in conjunction with European Week of Sport)

Open to everyone aged 50+. To book, call 01-8057709 or e-mail info@ageandopportunity.ie by Monday 18th Sept


Wed 27th Sept

National Indoor Arena, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown

12pm (register from 11.30am)


THRIVE (Referral Programme for people with mental health difficulties)

  • Thrive Fitness: 2 groups currently using Darndale Gym daily; in conjunction with the HSE and Suaimhneas Clubhouse


  • Thrive Walking: 1 group doing a weekly walking programme on Thursday mornings at 9am in Darndale Park; in conjunction with Suaimhneas Clubhouse


  • Thrive Swimming: 3 groups participating in a weekly swimming session in Coolock Pool each Tuesday for 8 weeks; in conjunction with the HSE and Suaimhneas Clubhouse



Ongoing daily



Ongoingweekly every Thurs


Ongoingweekly every Tues



Darndale/Belcamp Recreation Centre, Priorswood, D17


Darndale Park, Darndale, D17




Coolock Pool, Northside Shopping Centre, D17


Whitehall Pentaque Group

Open to everyone – New members welcome

Pentaque is a form of boules normally played by older adults where the goal is to toss or roll hollow steel balls as close as possible to a small wooden ball called a cochonnet (literally "piglet") or jack, while standing inside a circle with both feet on the ground.

Ongoing every Wed

Ellenfield Park, Whitehall, D9

10am – 11am

Finglas Older Adults Sports Day

Open to everyone

Tai Chi, Chair Aerobics, Line Dancing, Pitch n Putt etc…

Thurs Oct 5th

Erin’s Isle GAA Club

11am – 3pm

St. John of God Sports Programme

The DCSWP Sports Officer is working with the St. John of God Sports Co-ordinator to provide an ongoing sports programme for all participants in the St. John of God facilities during the period September to December

Ongoing every Mon

Ballyfermot Sports & Fitness

11am – 12pm

Hot Yoga Classes

Open to everyone in the local area, male or female, this class will help improve posture, flexibility & core strength while also tackling stress

Starts Sept 18th each Mon & Wed evening

Clogher Road Sports Centre, St. Kevin’s College, Clogher Rd, D12

7.30pm – 8.30pm

FARE – Say No To Racism

Since 2001, UEFA has forged a close partnership with the FARE network, which comprises groups and bodies working against intolerance and discrimination across the continent. FARE ‘Action Weeks’ (October 5th – 19th) aim to spread the ‘Say No to Racism’ message. As part of this the FAI/DCSWP Development Officers will be working with the FAI’s Intercultural Department to deliver Classroom Sessions & football blitzes to 5th & 6th class students in national schools throughout the City.

October 5th – 19th

Citywide – National Schools


Yoga with Headway

Yoga classes for adults with acquired brain injuries will take place in Headway Ireland’s facility in Sandymount for an 8-week run. Classes can contribute towards an improvement in the participant’s mobility & range of motion and also help increase confidence levels.

Sept /Oct

Headway Ireland, Sandymount