Join Us for Women in Sport Week

Celebrating Women in Sport – March 4th – March 10th

At Carlow Sports Partnership, we’re thrilled to celebrate Women in Sport Week from March 4th until March 10th. This week is all about honouring the achievements of women and girls who contribute to the world of sports in various capacities. From players to coaches, officials to volunteers, and leaders, we’re here to recognise and applaud their dedication and passion for sports.

Our Goals for Women in Sport Week:

  • Celebration: We aim to celebrate every woman and girl involved in sports, acknowledging their hard work and achievements. We’ll highlight some of the women involved in Sport here in Carlow and at a National Level.
  • Promotion: We want to shine a spotlight on the ongoing efforts of Carlow Sports Partnerships team in promoting women’s participation in sports with some exciting events for women of all ages and abilities.
  • Highlighting Initiatives: Throughout the week, we’ll showcase some of the fantastic programs and initiatives that are available to women in the Carlow region.

What’s on?

Tuesday, March 5th: Inclusive Multi Activity Camp

  • Women in Sport Week – Inclusive Multi Activity Camp – Click Here to Book
    • Time: 09:45 – 13:30
    • Location: Woodford Dolmen Hotel Carlow
    • Join the Carlow Sports Partnership to celebrate Women in Sport Week at our Inclusive Multi Activity Camp for Women.
    • Participants will take part in a wide range of activities such as Walking Rugby, Zumba (modified moves), Adapted Activator Poles, and Inclusive Pickleball, all catered to various needs.
    • The event will take place in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, which is fully wheelchair accessible.
    • Refreshments will be provided on the day.

Wednesday, March 6th: Wellness Wednesday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

  • Join us for a celebration of women and an opportunity to participate in a range of activities such as Yoga, Zumba, Activator Poles, and Archery. There will be health talks and information from the Marie Keating Foundation. The event will be free but booking is essential for Yoga, please find booking links below.
  • Women in Sport Week – Wellness Wednesday Yoga – Morning Session – Click Here to Book 
    • Time: 10:00 – 11:00
    • Location: Coppenagh House, R93 FD83
    • Michelle McGrath from Simply Yoga will guide participants through an introductory Yoga session, revealing the benefits that Yoga can deliver.
  • Women in Sport Week – Wellness Wednesday Yoga – Inclusive Session – Click Here to Book
    • Time: 11:15 – 11:45
    • Location: Coppenagh House, R93 FD83
    • Experience the serenity of yoga in the tranquil surroundings of Coppenagh House. In collaboration with Simply Yoga, we’re offering a free inclusive yoga session tailored for women with additional needs. Let Michelle McGrath guide you through a rejuvenating yoga practice that  nurtures both body and mind.

Thursday, March 7th: Introduction to Dragon Boat

  • Women in Sport Week – Introduction to Dragon Boat – Click Here to Book
    • Time: 10:30 – 12:30
    • Location: Carlow Town Park
    • Get ready for an exhilarating adventure on the scenic River Barrow! Join us for a thrilling dragon boat session suitable for women of all abilities. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned paddler, this unique experience promises excitement and fun on the water.

Saturday, March 9th: Introduction to Hiking

  • Women in Sport Week – Introduction to Hiking – Click Here to Book
    • Time: 10:00 – 14:30
    • Location: Kilbrannish – Deerpark Mountain and Hiking Trails
    • Embark on a thrilling outdoor adventure in the Irish mountains and hills! Join us for an introductory hiking session where you’ll learn essential map reading skills, safety tips, and more from professional mountaineering instructors. Discover the joy of movement in nature while embracing the beauty of the Irish landscape.