Watersports Inclusion Games

Invitation to the Watersports Inclusion Games 2018

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A FREE event celebrating sailing, rowing and canoeing for people of all abilities from the physical, sensory, intellectual and learning ability spectrums

25th / 26th Aug, Commercial Boat Club, Galway City

Irish Sailing, in partnership with Canoeing Ireland, Rowing Ireland and Galway Local Sports Partnership, together with Galway Bay Sailing Club Sailability & Spinal Injuries Ireland are delighted to invite you to the Watersports Inclusion Games 2018. This event is aimed primarily at secondary school-going young people along with their families and friends, but is open to ALL AGES (over 10 yrs.

Equipment will be provided. No experience required.

Clubs, organisations and community groups working with people with disabilities who are interested in bringing a group or individuals, or in having a presence at the expo element of the event, are invited to register their interest (see below). Individuals interested in attending the event with up to 2 family members or friends may also register for this event as may Watersports Activity Providers who would like to showcase their organisation at our Expo. Volunteers of all experience levels are much needed and are very welcome to register to assist us on one or both days.

For ALL registrations of interest contact Johanne at wsinclusion@gmail.com who will outline booking details.

This is a FREE event and includes all activities, tuition, safety equipment and a packed lunch on both days.

There is a Games Celebration Party & Dinner on Sat night (part-subsidized for participants so costing €10 pp).

Accommodation ideas can be found here.

SUMMARY EVENT SCHEDULE
 Saturday 25th Aug  10:00 - 16:00  Introduction, Demonstrations, Come 'n Try Activities
   19:30 - Late  Celebration Party & Dinner
   All Day  EXPO
 Sunday 26th Aug  10:00 - 16:00  Come 'n Try Activities
   All Day  EXPO
   16:00  Awards & Closing Ceremony

 

FULL EVENT PROGRAMME HERE

This event is funded by the Sport Ireland Dormant Accounts Sports Inclusion Fund

'Waterside amenity at Steamer’s Quay courtesy of Corrib Navigation Trust

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