Keeping Cork Active
Keeping Cork Active

Schools Orienteering Events March – June 2024

Cork Sports Partnership & Bishopstown Orienteering Club are delighted to announce 43 NEW Introductory Orienteering events for Cork Primary and Secondary Schools from March to June 2024
Details:
  • Venues: Cork City & County Venues
  • Dates: March to June 2024
  • Note: Weather Permitting | Pre Booking Essential | Bookings required at least five days in advance | Schools will be given a specific timeslot to arrive, participate and vacate
  • Cost: Entry fees | €3 per pupil for classes 3rd-6th and secondary schools | €1 per pupil for 2nd classes and below accompanied by adults
  • Register: Complete the online form below to register your school

MARCH 2024Thu 7      GERRY O’SULLIVAN PARK, Churchfield (FREE funded by Cork Sports Partnership, limited numbers of schools)Tue 19    BALLYBRACK WOOD (MANGALA), Douglas VillageThu 21    GLENGARRIFF NATURE RESERVEThu 21    BALLYHASS LAKES APRIL 2024Tue 9      BALLINLOUGH PARK, Gus Healy Swimming Pool car parkFri 12      GLEN RIVER PARK, Keating Fitted Furniture car park (FREE funded by Cork Sports Partnership, limited numbers of schools)Mon 15   DOUGLAS GREENWAY & TRAMORE VALLEY PARK, start near Gaelscoil na DublaiseThu 18    LEE FIELDS, small car park & footbridge near Victoria CrossFri 26     TRAMORE VALLEY PARK,Mon 29  CARRIGRENAN PARK, Little Island MAY 2024Wed 1   GERRY O’SULLIVAN PARK, Churchfield (FREE funded by Cork Sports Partnership, limited numbers of schools)Thu 2     JAMES’ FORT, KinsaleTue 7      LONG STRAND sand-hills, RathbarryWed 8    DONERAILE WILDLIFE PARKThu 9      BALLINCOLLIG REGIONAL PARK, GAA car park entranceFri 10      THE MARINA PARK, Blackrock Village GrottoMon 13  FOTA ARBORETUM, Fota House car parkTue 14    GLENGARRIFF NATURE RESERVEThu 16    INCHYDONEY sand-hillsTue 21    MACROOM CASTLE DEMESNE & TOWN PARK, McEgan College car parkWed 22  GLENGARRIFF VILLAGE WOODLANDSFri 24      MALLOW TOWN PARK & CASTLE ESTATE

Mon 27   LEE FIELDS Tue 28    DROMILLIHY WOOD, LeapThu 30    BANDON TOWN PARK, Bandon AFC car parkFri 31      FERMOY TOWN PARK JUNE 2024Tue 4     GLEN RIVER PARK, Keating Fitted Furniture car park (FREE funded by Cork Sports Partnership, limited numbers of schools)Wed 5    PARKLANDS, KealkillThu 6      COURTMACSHERRY WOODFri 7        DONERAILE WILDLIFE PARKMon 10  GOUGANE BARRA FOREST PARK, old toilets car parkTue 11    MURPHY’S FARM, Bishopstown Tennis Club car parkWed 12  JAMES’S FORT, KinsaleWed 12  NEWCASTLEWEST DEMESNEThu 13    DUNBOY CASTLE WOOD, CastletownbereFri 14      JOHN O’CALLAGHAN PARK, RiverstownMon 17  CORRINHILL WOOD & Wildlife Sanctuary, FermoyTue 18    CLASHDUV PARK, GlasheenWed 19  BEAUMONT PARK, BallintempleThu 20   GRANGE/FRANKFIELD TRAIL to Tramore Valley Park, Church of the Incarnation car parkFri 21      ROSTELLAN WOOD, Coillte car parkMon 24  MIDLETON LODGE PARK,

NOTE: Orienteering is an Adventure Sport and can be dangerous. You take part at your own risk. Suitable footwear with good grips must be worn to prevent against slipping / falling. Schools must has appropriate and adequate insurance in place or will extend its policy to include cover for these schools orienteering events (including claims against the organisers and their agents)

NOTE: Registered school will be contacted around ten days ahead of their chosen event


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