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An Adventure Initiative for Swinford? - We want your input!

Date: 18-11-2021

Sport Ireland are seeking innovative applications for Dormant Accounts Funding to support the Actions from the National Sports Policy and the National Physical Activity Plan to implement and supportparticipation programmes with a focus on disadvantaged communities.

Mayo Sports Partnership are aiming to successfuly apply and secure funding for an Urban Adventure Initiative for Swinford..

As part of this process Mayo Sports Partnership are seeking input from sporting and community organisations in the Swinford area. Please consider the adventure sport opportunities that are available in Swinford and how they might be enhanced so that more people will get and remain physically active and stay healthy. Get involved and tell us what you think. Be creative and make your voice heard.

Vision and Mission of the Urban Outdoor Adventure Initiative

Vision: To increase the amount of people of all ages undertaking physical activity through outdoor activity and adventure sports living in urban environments.

Mission: To develop and promote opportunities for people to engage in outdoor activity and adventure sports in urban settings.

Target GroupsThe Urban Outdoor Adventure initiative must focus on disadvantaged communities or people with a disability to be considered for support.  Further this initiative should ensure, where possible, that women will access these opportunities and that the participants reflect the diversity of Irish society.

Outdoor activity and adventure sports includes all sport and recreation activities that can be undertaken in natural outdoor settings on land or water. Note: Excludes outdoor sports such as GAA, Soccer, Rugby, Athletics etc

Click on this link to access the questionnaire

Our Sports Partnership Committee Chairman Cllr Michael Loftus is eager that as many clubs and organisations feed in to this needs analysis so we would really appreciate your feedback. Please feel free to forward this email to clubs / groups who you may feel could add to this process.  

Complete the questionnaire by Friday 26th November, if you have any queries you can email

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