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Twelve Sports of Summer


Get Back Challenge

Subject Keywords: Improving participation in sport among young people
Topic: Obesity
Type: Project
Region: Republic of Ireland

This programme introduces local teenagers to a number of different sports over the summer months. The Limerick City Sports Partnership in conjunction with local Limerick clubs provide young people with taster sessions of 12 different sports. Sports may include Soccer, Rugby, GAA, Basketball (Team Sports) Athletics x 2 weeks, Tennis, Golf, Fishing (individual sport) Canoeing, Rowing and a trip to a water sports centre (water/adventure sports).

Participants experience a wide range of activities and find a sport that they enjoy. This programme is an intensive programme for specific teenagers that would have been identified by groups as needing extra provision in the summer months.



Rights: © Get Back Challenge
Suggested citation:

Get Back Challenge. (2012) Twelve Sports of Summer [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 23rd October 2019].


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