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Clubs Database

  • In Cork we have a range of inclusive and SportsAbility clubs looking for new members.
  • Check out the list below for contact details on a range of activities. 
  • If you have any further questions, contact the Sports Inclusion Disability officer with Cork Sports Partnership.
  • Padraig Healy phealy@corksports.ie or 0867947923

 

Rebel Wheelers Multi-Sports Club

  • Multi-sports club for children and teenagers aged 5-18 years with physical disabilities;
  • Affiliated with IWA Cork;
  • Saturdays from 11am-1pm in COPE Foundation, Montenotte, Cork;
  • The aim of the club is to provide a variety of sport and physical activity opportunities to all club participants ensuring everyone is provided the opportunity to participate to their full potential and to the best of their ability while having fun;
  • Sports Activities: wheelchair basketball, handcycling, floor-volleyball, skittles/bowling, boccia, tennis, golf/putting, athletics, track & field events, Karate, GAA, Tennis and much more.
  • www.rebelwheelers.com

 

Table Tennis 

  • Beechhill Table Tennis club
  • Mainstream players, Paralympic players & Special Olympics players
  • New players welcome 
  • Full details click www.beechhilltabletennis.com 

 

Cork Special Olympic Clubs 

For a full list of all Cork Special Olympics Clubs please click here

 

Enjoy Tennis

  • In 2016 Tennis Ireland launched the Enjoy Tennis programme 
  • Promoting Tennis for people with a disability 
  • Midleton, Co. Cork
  • Tuesday 3pm - 5pm 
  • Children & teenagers with a disability 
  • Contact - Mike Lehane 086 6686247

 

Munster Wheelchair Rugby

  • People with quadriplegia
  • Sports Hall Scoil Bernadette, COPE Foundation, Cork City
  • Monday
  • 7-9 pm
  • Contact person Alan Dineen 086 8611994, Dermot Hurley 086 8199053, Finbarr Dorgan 087 7594211 
  • For more information check out Facebook

 

C.A.S.T. Cork Autism Sports Together Multi-Sports Club

  • Multi-Sports Club for children and teenagers on the Autism Spectrum;
  • Aged from 6-16 years. Currently establishing youth section to club to accomadate older members.  
  • Approximately 20-30 members;
  • September to June;
  • Saturdays from 10.30 -12pm in the COPE Foundation, Montenottee, Cork;
  • blocks of 6 weeks with a two week break;
  • Sports Activities: soccer skills, hockey and games while also introducing different types of training. In any one session participants are split into three groups based on age group and activities are held outdoors where possible;
  • Contact Tim Harte 087 640 8742 tim_harte@eircom.net 

 

Walking Group 

  • For people with visual impairments and guide walkers 
  • Meet the second Saturday of each month
  • Various locations 
  • Contact - Hilary Doonan 087 9850760

 

 

Rainbow Super Heroes Multi Sport Club 

  • Mahon Community Centre, Cork 
  • Multi-Sports Club for children on the Autism Spectrum

  • Club take splace each Saturday morning 

  • Contact Karen O'Mahoney 086-0805810

 

Muskerry Judo Club

  • Macroom, Co. Cork;
  • Linked with the Judo Assist Ireland programme which is the national programme for people with disabilities being developed by The Irish Judo Association;
  • Club coaches have completed Adaptive Coaching Training
  • Club Contact: Seamus Manning (coach) / (087) 620 6214 / ciaramanning@hotmail.com
     

Cork City Judo Club 

  • Colaiste Chriost Ri secoundry School, Capwell Rd, Cork
  • Open to people with a vision impairment, physicality disability or learning disability
  • Judo Assist certified coaches 
  • Club Contact: Tony Crockett 085 - 7514313 
  • http://corkcityjudo.com/

 

Adapted Rowing 

 

Surfing

 

New Age Kurling  

  • Douglas GAA Hall
  • Every Wednesday 11am - 12:30pm
  • Contact: Phil Goodman 087 2987161, philgoodman01@gmail.com

 

 

Croi Glan Integrated Dance Company

  • The Croi Glan Integrated Dance Company is a professional contemporary dance company based in Cork, which performs work that includes both disabled and non-disabled dancers. Croi Glan was co-founded in December 2006 by Rhona Coughlan and Tara Brandel.
  • Provides an educational program that offers integrated dance to people with and without disabilities, through introductory workshops; ongoing classes and vocational training in integrated dance.
  • For more information on The Croi Glan Dance company please log onto www.croiglan.com/

 

Fermoy Karate Club

  • Fermoy, Co. Cork;
  • All Disabilities
  • Wheelchair Karate -Irish Wheelchair Karate Federation
  • Contact: Brian Toomey (087) 2500783
  • http://fermoy.ie/2011/08/fermoy-karate-club/

 

Cork City Archery Club

  • All Disabilities
  • Contact Club; Bill Cashman – cashmanb@eircom.net – 086-8138740
  • Venue: Nemo Rangers, Trabeg Sports Centre, South Douglas Road, Cork.
  • www.corkcityarcheryclub.ie;

 

Cork TaeKwon-Do Club 

  • Taekwon-Do Classes;
  • All abilities 
  • Venue: National Learning Network, HollyHill, Cork City.
  • Contact: Head Instructor-Darren Healy 087 9965084, Assistant Instructor 087 7655170 email Darrenhealyiutf@hotmail.com 

 

Mallow RFC 

  • Mallow Co. Cork
  • Adapted Tag Rugby 
  • Suitable for adults with a learning disabilities 
  • Club contact - Equility Officer - Benny Henry, bennyhenry@eircom.net, 087-6066614

 

Yoga

  • Special Yoga Cork - Yoga for childen and adults with special needs 
  • All ages and abilities 
  • Contact - Sinead Moynihan - specialyogacork@gmail.com - 086 1663379 

 

 

  • Sontosha Yoga Cork - Yoga for children and adults with physical & intellectual disabilities 
  • All ages & abilities 
  • Contact Ian - 085 1803829 www.santoshayogacork.com

 

Equestrian Centres 

 

  • Whitechurch Equestrian Centre 
  • Horse rinding for all ages and abilities 
  • Contact - Julia Buckley - 0862312372

 

  • Hairy Henry Therapeutic Riding 
  • Therapeutic Riding & Care Farm 
  • Contact - Sandra Schmid - 087 9389867 - full details log on to -  www.hairyhenry.com

 

Wall Climbing 

 

 

 

Sailing 

  • Sailability each Saturday morning for children with disabilities 
  • Kinsale, Co. Cork
  • Contact - Kevin Downing - kdowning@icbf.com - 087 2546880

 

Dance 

  • Dance for adults and children of all abilities 
  • Dannybrook Commercial Centre, Douglas, Cork 
  • 087 3476431 nickysdancestudio@gmail.com 

 

Frikin Crane

  • Dance Classes for people of all abilities 
  • Participated in SportsAbility Day 2017 
  • 021 4507487
  • info@firkincrane.ie
  • https://www.firkincrane.ie/

 

FAI Football For All 

  • Suitable for boys and girls of all abilities
  • The FAI Football For All programme has as its central aim the delivery of football opportunities to people who may not ordinarily get a chance to play the ‘beautiful game’.
  • In Cork we have a number of Football For All clubs 
  • Carrigaline Utd Football For All - All ages, Saturdays from 11:30am – 12:30pm. Youth Team 14 - 18 years, Tuesdays 6pm - 7pm. Contact details - Killian - 086 864 5700, Brian - 086 277 8372 https://carrigalineunitedffa.wordpress.com/
  • Midleton AFC Football For All - Saturday afternoons - contact details - Ken O'Connell - 087-4118811
  • Mallow United Football For All - Saturday Mornings 11am - 12 noon Contact Sandra Cronin 087-6950471
  • Pearse Celtic FC - Saturdays 2pm - Togher - Contact - Kieran 085 7174375 pearseffa@gmail.com  
  • Skibbereen AFC - Saturdays - Contact - Tony Walsh 086 0609584 
  • Cork Football For All Forum Facebook Page

 

Wheelchair Basketball

  • Fr Mathews Wheelchair Basketball team
  • People with and without physical disabilities;
  • Training Monday evenings - Ashton, Secondary School Blackrock 7pm to 9pm
  • Thursday evenings in Ursuline Secondary School Blackrock 8pm to 10pm.
  • For more information contact Paul Ryan, IWA Sport Sports Development Officer Munster - paul.ryan@iwa.ie / (087) 137 1333
  • Website: www.iwasport.com

 

INSPIRE Multi Sport Club 

  • Multi sport club for adults with and without disabilities 
  • The Glen Resource and Sports Centre 
  • Every Tuesday afternoon
  • Now taking names for January 2016
  • Further details email: phealy@corksports.ie or phone 086 - 7947923

 

West-Cork Multi-Sports Club

  • Multi-Sports club for children and adults of all ages with mild to moderate  intellectual and physical disabilities in the West-Cork Area;
  • Junior Club -11am -Thursday - MICC School Hall, Dunmanway;
  • Senior  Club -11am -Tuesday - Ballinacarriga Sports Hall;
  • Disability Services: Co-Action Skibereen; Co-Action Bantry; Brothers of Charity; The COPE Foundation;
  • Sports Activities: Fun Inclusive Cooperative Games; Exercise; Boccia; Soccer

 

Amputee Football

  • Irish Amputee Football Association (IAFA) - http://www.irishamputeefootballassociation.com/
  • To promote and develop the sport of Amputee Football in Ireland;
  • Provided a demonstration at Cork SportsAbility Day 2015
  • www.irishamputeefootballassociation.com

 

Fermoy Action Childrens Education (F.A.C.E.) Physical Activity Sports Club

  • To provide the opportunity for children and teenagers with disabilities in Fermoy and the surrounding area to participate in a fun, adapted, age-appropriate physical activity/sports programme within FACE;
  • Teenagers with Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Hyperkinetic Disorder, Aspergers;
  • Friday evening from 7-9pm - CDYS / Castle Hyde Hotel, Fermoy;
  • Sports Actitivies: Oudoor and Indoor activities; Swimming and Horse-Riding;
  •  www.facefermoy.com

 

Powerchair Football

  • Heroes Powerchair Football Club
  • Regular training sessions in Mallow 
  • Powerchair Football is the first competitive team sport designed and developed specifically for Powerchair users. It combines the skill of the wheelchair user with the speed and power of the chair itself to participate in the game of soccer;
  • For more information contact Karen Crowley - 087-7612688 
  • Cork Powerchair Football Facebook 

 

Swimming 

  • Halliwick Swimming Programme 
  • Lessons for adults & children with disabilities 
  • LeisureWorld Bishopstown & Churchfield  
  • For more information click here

Blind Football 

  • Suitable for all levels of visual impaired players 
  • Munster regional squad 
  • Train once per month at Supernova Ballincollig, Co. Cork 
  • Dates and times of training click here
  • for further details on blind football www.blindfootballireland.ie

 

Frame Football

  • Suitable for any frame user
  • Munster Regional session meet monthly in Cork 
  • To watch a video of frame football click here
  • Further details contact FAI Football For All Development Officer Nick Harison 086-0472051 nick.harrison@fai.ie

 

Kinsale Outdoors

 

The website of ​Cork Sports Partnerships (CSP) provides contact details for clubs and organisations who offer physical activity opportunities for people with disabilities in the Cork region. CSP does not take responsibility for personal experiences of participants.

Each of the named clubs have a keen interest in promoting SportsAbility & inclusion for people of all abilities.    

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