The ‘Urban Outdoor Adventure Initiative’ aims to create and enhance outdoor recreation opportunities for people with disabilities and youth groups in Cork City. This project is funded through Sport Ireland Dormant Accounts Fund and guided by the Sport Ireland Sport & Physical Activity in the Outdoors Policy.
This Urban Outdoor Initiative is coordinated by Cork Sports Partnership in association with the following partner organisations; Cork Education and Training Board, Cork City Council, Cork Healthy Cities, IWA Sport, COPE Foundation, Foroige and Youth Work Ireland. Together this working group consulted with key stakeholders to design a suite of programmes to meet the interests and needs of the target group.
The below programme of activities aims to support youth and people with a disability to enjoy sport and physical activity opportunities along the River Lee. The focus for the current initiative will focus on the following:
This Urban Outdoor Initiative also aims to empower and enable staff in disability services and youth settings in Cork. Cork Sports Partnership are delighted to welcome participants to complete the following Training and Education Opportunities: