CELEBRATE EUROPEAN WEEK OF SPORT AT GARTAN OUTDOOR CENTRE

first_imgEuropean Week of Sport activity for families and individuals, young and not so young, beginners and experts are taking place this weekThe European Week of Sport, 7th – 13th September, is being coordinated in Ireland by the Irish Sports Council. Gartan Outdoor Education and Training Centre has partnered with the Sports Council and Donegal Sports Partnership to provide events in Donegal.The initiative aims to promote participation in sport and physical activity across Europe. The Week is for everyone, regardless of age, background or fitness level. With a focus on grassroots initiatives, it will inspire Europeans to participate on a regular basis and create opportunities in peoples’ everyday lives to exercise more. Gartan OETC has been working with the Irish Sports Council and Donegal Sports Partnership, together coordinating a programme of ‘Outdoor Adventures’ events on a nationwide basis. Throughout the country, events are being provided by Outdoor Education Ireland, the national network of public Outdoor Education and Training Centres.The programme at Gartan, being provided Friday night 11th September and all day Saturday 12th September, is packed with activity and gives plenty of scope for variety. Full details are on the Gartan website www.gartan.com, and facebook page.Hourly taster sessions of kayaking, mountain biking skills, rockclimbing and bouldering movement skills, team tasks are for everyone. Families with young children will particularly enjoy the fun of Tracking the Trolls through Gartan Estate woodland!On Friday night activities, including a night swim, will be followed by a barbeque. While there is a cost of €15 for Friday evening, including the barbeque, Saturday events are free of charge. Booking is essential, and a small booking deposit, fully refundable, secures your place. However, be warned – there will be no refund for those who don’t turn up. Non refunded deposits will be put to good use though, and will be donated to the Irish Nepalese Education Trust (INET) Earthquake Appeal, a cause close to our outdoor hearts.Details of all events nationwide can be found at www.irishsportscouncil.ie or at the European Week of Sport site ec.europa.eu/sport/weekTake this opportunity to get out, and get active, with Gartan! CELEBRATE EUROPEAN WEEK OF SPORT AT GARTAN OUTDOOR CENTRE was last modified: September 8th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:gartanweek of sportlast_img read more

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