Community Sports Hubs

Kilkenny Recreation & Sports Partnership have successfully aided in the development of a number of Community Sports Hubs in Kilkenny. These include, the Skate Park in Kilkenny City, Ferrybank Community Park and a water sports home in Kilkenny City.

KRSP are currently in the process of developing the Urlingford/Johnstown Community Sports Hub. This will include physical activity initiatives to activate the local communities and increase physical activity. As part of the development of Urlingford/Johnstown Community Sports Hub. A survey has been constructed to collate information regarding the current needs and structure of the clubs/organisations. The information provided will be used to help support and develop the clubs/organisations and the wider community to become more successful and physically active.

KRSP have recently held a Safeguarding and Protection course for 15 participants in SPA United Johnstown. KRSP are in the process of developing physical activity initiatives to run in the Urlingford/Johnstown area to activate the local communities and increase physical activity.

The Sports Development Officer with responsibility for this area is Eimear Lynch and you can call her on 085 8782773 or e-mail

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