Fit for All Week
Fit For All Week 2020
National Fit for all Week takes place during October12th to the October 18th 2020
Fit For All is a national initiative by CARA aimed at increasing awareness among people with disabilities, families/carers and disability services on the benefits of regular exercise, healthy lifestyles and opportunities to participate within the local community .
This years event will be slightly different due to the Covid Restrictions . Longford Sport Inclusion Disability Officer Orla Dempsey explains what will be happening in this year.
CARA Centre- Online Programme of Events
The Cara Centre are running a number of online events on line during the Fit for All Week.
This can be accessed on CARA Centre facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/Caracentre.ie
Cara Centre website link :https://caracentre.ie/event/fit-for-all/
Fit for All Week - Longford Facilities that have committed to the Fit For all .
Please note with the COVID restrictions in place facilities are limited in what they can offer.
We are delighted to announce a Inclusive Prize for Fit for All Week . This is a 3 months Inclusion pass for the Longford Coral Leisure Centre. Terms and conditions apply. The draw will take place in early November . This is an Inclusive prize for a person who has a disability and who can access the Longford Coral Leisure Centre and please note this prize cannot be exchange .
To enter the draw : email Orla email@example.com with you name and contact number.
The Longford Coral Leisure Centre :
Sports Hub Edgeworthstown
Activities for all :
Sport Ireland and the Network of Local Sports Partnerships have released a 4 week physical activity plan for people with a disability
The Activities for All Home Exercise Plan is fully adaptive for people of all abilities and ages. The activity tracker will help you track your progress throughout the 4 weeks and show you how achievable it is to reach your daily activity goals
To access the Booklet click on the link below:
Activities for All information and booklet
Longford National Governing Body Officers and Disability Service Providers
Longford National Governing Body Officers and Disability Service Providers speak about the Sports Inclusion Programme in the Longford Area and also tell us about the Disability Inclusion programs each NGB has to offer.
Fiona Hope of CHIME (National Charity for Deafness and Hearing Loss)
Ciarán Mac Eochaidh - Longford GAA Games Promotion Officer
Graham Kane- FAI
Fiona Hope- CHIME (National Charity for Deafness and Hearing Loss)
Michelle Murray - Recreation Officer of St Christopher's Services in Longford
Resource Booklet for Children with Disabilities
This Booklet was designed in partnership with Longford ,Roscommon and Westmeath Sports Partnership .This is designed with the child in mind and is super easy, colourful and fun. It come with adaptations for various disabilities and contains a record card to mark down your Fit from 6 Activities - this can be sent back to your Local Sports Partnership to receive a certificate & medal!
To receive your free booklet and sports pack , contact Orla in the Sports Office to arrange a collection.
Keep a lookout on the Longford LSP website or social media page (Longford Sports Partnership Instagram/ Facebook and twitter page) for updates. The Sports Inclusion Disability Officer, Orla Dempsey in the Longford Sports Partnership can be contacted on 043 33 43495/ 086-6021716 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.