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Upcoming Laois Sports Partnership Events
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Upcoming Laois Sports Partnership Events

What has Laois Sports Partnership planned for April

Upcoming Events/Programmes

Couch to 50km with Laois Cycling Club

Are you ready to embark on a journey to enhance your cycling abilities and conquer new challenges? Look no further than our Couch to 50km programme, a collaborative effort with Laois Cycling Club! Designed to cater to cyclists of all levels, this 6-week initiative promises to elevate your cycling experience and build confidence on the roads. Starting from Race Right Cycles on Wednesday, 10th April, participants will engage in structured training sessions led by experienced cyclists. The programme fosters a supportive group environment, promoting camaraderie and motivation among participants as they prepare for the thrilling 50km end-of-programme cycle event. Best of all, participation in this programme is entirely FREE, making it accessible to all cycling enthusiasts aged 18 and above. Whether you’re a seasoned rider looking to push your limits or a newcomer eager to explore the world of cycling, this programme offers something for everyone. For more information and to register, reach out to Liam at 086 0111722. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to challenge yourself, refine your cycling skills, and experience the joy of riding with Laois Cycling Club. Join us today and embark on a journey towards cycling success!

Experience the Green Gym Taster Sessions for Older Adults

Are you looking for a unique way to stay active, connect with nature, and engage with your community? Look no further than our Green Gym Taster Sessions, tailored specifically for older adults and led by the experienced Tommy Delaney. Every Tuesday at 11:30 AM, we gather at various picturesque locations across County Laois to embark on a journey of fitness and exploration. From the tranquil Mountmellick Amenity Area to the serene Stradbally Playground, each session offers a different backdrop for our outdoor activities. Under the guidance of Tommy Delaney, participants engage in a range of exercises designed to promote physical health and well-being. From gentle stretches to invigorating walks, our Green Gym Taster Sessions cater to individuals of all fitness levels. But it’s not just about exercise – it’s about forging connections and building a sense of community. As a special bonus, participants will receive a FREE Green Gym User Guide booklet, packed with tips and resources to help you continue your fitness journey beyond the sessions. For more information on locations across the county and to reserve your spot, please contact Liam at 086 0111722.

Social Wellness Walking Programme

Discover the serene landscapes of County Laois while nurturing your well-being with our ‘Social Wellness Walks’. These guided walks are open to individuals of all fitness levels, offering a chance to immerse yourself in nature and promote overall wellness. Every Monday, starting from April 8th to May 13th, join us at 11 am for a rejuvenating walk at various stunning locations:

  • Monday, April 8th: Emo Court (Meet at New Carpark)
  • Monday, April 15th: Derryounce Lakes (Meet at Marion Hill Entrance)
  • Monday, April 22nd: Heywood Gardens (Meet at Carpark)
  • Monday, April 29th: Killeshin Waterworks (Meet at Carpark)
  • Monday, May 13th: Abbeyleix Bog Walk, Short Loop 3.6km (Meet at Abbeyleix Manor Hotel Carpark)

These walks are free, but registration on Eventbrite is required. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to prioritize your wellness, explore County Laois’ natural beauty, and connect with others. Contact Liam at 086 0111 722 for more information. Join us and take a step towards a healthier lifestyle!

Good2Go! Training

If you’re someone who takes or is willing to take a lead role in guiding physical activities for older adults, this training is for you. Whether you’re from voluntary community groups like Active Retirement or Men’s Sheds, staff in community-based support organisations, professionals in the health and fitness industry, or involved in organising activity programmes, these workshops are designed to empower you. Our suite of workshops is tailored to enable participants to plan and lead sociable, health-enhancing physical activities for older adults. Our aim is to see participants not only increase their engagement in physical activity but also enhance their functional fitness levels and overall well-being. To register, contact Catriona at 086 793 5234 or email cslattery@laoissports.ie.

Sequence Dancing

Get ready to step into a world of laughter, rhythm, and unforgettable memories as Maureen Culleton brings you six weeks of fantastic fun, friendship, music, and dance with her Sequence Dance Classes! Experience the joy of dancing in a lively and welcoming atmosphere at the Portlaoise Parish Centre. Starting from Monday, April 8th, join us every week from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm for an hour of pure enjoyment. For only €20, you can embark on a journey filled with laughter, rhythm, and new friendships as you move to great music and learn exciting dance routines that will keep you smiling all week long. Spaces are filling up fast, so don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to make new friends and create unforgettable memories on the dance floor! To register or for more information, contact Catriona at 086 793 5234 or email cslattery@laoissports.ie. Get ready to dance your way into a world of fun and friendship with Maureen Culleton’s Sequence Dance Classes!