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SafeGuarding 1

The Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children's Sport in Ireland is for the benefit of everyone involved in children's sport - children, parents/guardians and Sports Leaders, etc.

 Our next course takes place on Monday April 10th at 6.30pm.  Register here  

 
Community Sports Development Officer Vacancy

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Clare Local Sports Partnership is inviting applications from suitably qualified applicants for the following position:

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Community Sports Development Officer (Fixed Term, 1 Year Contract)

 

Remuneration:        Salary €27,584

The aim of the Community Sports Development Officer 

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'Chair to 150' Company Walking Programme

We are delighted to announce that we have joined forces with HSE Mid-West to bring a FREE lunch time 6 week walking programme to businesses within the Ennis and Shannon area. 
The aim of the programme is to encourage employers and employees to meet the national recommendation of 150 minutes  physical activity a week
 
Commencing on Tuesday February 14th, all Ennis companies and employees are invited to partake in the 30 minute walk in Active Ennis Tim Smythe Park/ Fairgreen starting at 1.15pm to 1.45pm
 
On Wednesdays, commencing February 15th Shannon companies are invited to join us outside Shannon Health Center at 1pm to 1.30pm
 
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Clare Older Adults Physical Activity Programme is Life Changing

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Clare Local Sports Partnership has recently evaluated its programme of work with older adults and the results have shown that their work is Life Changing for the participants. Speaking on the success of the programme, Chairperson of the Sports Partnership, Cllr. Tom Mc Namara said that:

We have known from the start that this programme was having a positive impact on the daily lives of the participants, but the results have really exceeded our expectations. Since 2014, we have established 13 new groups across the county with 272 people activity registered. Nearly 91% of all participants have told us that their lives have been positively impacted because of the programme as they now have greater mobility, less pain and less medication.’ 


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Study shows economic boost from increased participation in sport

A new study into public participation in sport and exercise, the first of its kind ever undertaken in Ireland, has found that the Clare economy could benefit from an annual injection of 1 million euro as a result of just 5% of the population taking up a new exercise or sport activity.

A Sports Impact Review undertaken by W2 Consulting on behalf of Clare Local Sports Partnership (CLSP) examined teenage participation in sport through the GOYA programme and the Youth Basketball initiative, as well as female participation in sport through the Meet & Train programme and Women on Wheels cycling initiative.

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parkrun Ennis

 

 

parkrun is a free timed 5k that takes place every Saturday morning in Lees Road, Ennis. It is important that you register with the event and you only need to do this once. Log on to  www.parkrun.ie/leesroad and register your details.  When you have registered, you will receive a unique barcode that you must print out and bring along on Saturday mornings. Without it you will not get a time. Follow the link below. If you have any trouble, please add a comment here. Please share the link with your friends, colleagues and family

 
Meet and Train / Running in your area

If you are interested in progressing from walking to jogging/running check out your local Meet & Train group

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