Developing Sport in
Co. Laois

The LSP initiative was developed by the Sport Ireland in order to create a national structure to co-ordinate and promote the development of sport at local level.
Sport Ireland identified that the effective development of sport and recreation at the local level would be best delivered through the adoption of a partnership approach between all bodies and organisations involved in the delivery of sport and recreation.

Laois Events

Mar
30
Mon
Activator Trainers Workshop @ The Gandon Inn Hotel & Restaurant
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Apr
5
Sun
SVT Vicarstown junior parkrun @ Vicarstown Canal
Apr 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The SVT Activity & Wellness HUB are delighted to announce an exciting new initiative at Vicarstown junior parkrun – a weekly 2KM run, for 4 to 14 year olds, along the Grand Canal grass bank. 🏃‍♂🏃‍♀

The SVT junior parkrun challenge shield will be awarded four times annually. 🏆
It will be competed for by any primary schools in the area that are interested, and the format could not be easier. 😄

The shield competition for the four events will vary between participation and performance: for a “participation” event the school children just need to participate, and for a “performance” event the school children must run the course within a particular time.
🏫 For your school, it is also very simple. Encourage the children to get registered on the parkrun database, using their primary school name as their “running club”. Notify the students well in advance when the competition is coming up, and encourage as many as possible from your school to attend.

OUR FIRST EVENT TAKES PLACE ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH.

It will be “participation” based – the primary school with the most participants will win the shield. In the event of a tie, the placing of their last finisher will decide the winner.

So, inform the students and their parents, get them to register on www.parkrun.ie – registration is quick, it is simple, and it is FREE! Then get them to Vicarstown for 10:30AM on Sunday, February 17th.

IF NEEDED, INSTRUCTIONS ARE POSTED CLEARLY IN THE FACEBOOK EVENT DISCUSSION SECTION.

Apr
11
Sat
Disability Inclusion Training @ Marian Centre
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Apr
12
Sun
SVT Vicarstown junior parkrun @ Vicarstown Canal
Apr 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The SVT Activity & Wellness HUB are delighted to announce an exciting new initiative at Vicarstown junior parkrun – a weekly 2KM run, for 4 to 14 year olds, along the Grand Canal grass bank. 🏃‍♂🏃‍♀

The SVT junior parkrun challenge shield will be awarded four times annually. 🏆
It will be competed for by any primary schools in the area that are interested, and the format could not be easier. 😄

The shield competition for the four events will vary between participation and performance: for a “participation” event the school children just need to participate, and for a “performance” event the school children must run the course within a particular time.
🏫 For your school, it is also very simple. Encourage the children to get registered on the parkrun database, using their primary school name as their “running club”. Notify the students well in advance when the competition is coming up, and encourage as many as possible from your school to attend.

OUR FIRST EVENT TAKES PLACE ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH.

It will be “participation” based – the primary school with the most participants will win the shield. In the event of a tie, the placing of their last finisher will decide the winner.

So, inform the students and their parents, get them to register on www.parkrun.ie – registration is quick, it is simple, and it is FREE! Then get them to Vicarstown for 10:30AM on Sunday, February 17th.

IF NEEDED, INSTRUCTIONS ARE POSTED CLEARLY IN THE FACEBOOK EVENT DISCUSSION SECTION.

Apr
14
Tue
Rugby For All Inclusion Camp for People with Disabilities @ Portlaoise Rugby Club
Apr 14 – Apr 15 all-day
Apr
19
Sun
SVT Vicarstown junior parkrun @ Vicarstown Canal
Apr 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The SVT Activity & Wellness HUB are delighted to announce an exciting new initiative at Vicarstown junior parkrun – a weekly 2KM run, for 4 to 14 year olds, along the Grand Canal grass bank. 🏃‍♂🏃‍♀

The SVT junior parkrun challenge shield will be awarded four times annually. 🏆
It will be competed for by any primary schools in the area that are interested, and the format could not be easier. 😄

The shield competition for the four events will vary between participation and performance: for a “participation” event the school children just need to participate, and for a “performance” event the school children must run the course within a particular time.
🏫 For your school, it is also very simple. Encourage the children to get registered on the parkrun database, using their primary school name as their “running club”. Notify the students well in advance when the competition is coming up, and encourage as many as possible from your school to attend.

OUR FIRST EVENT TAKES PLACE ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH.

It will be “participation” based – the primary school with the most participants will win the shield. In the event of a tie, the placing of their last finisher will decide the winner.

So, inform the students and their parents, get them to register on www.parkrun.ie – registration is quick, it is simple, and it is FREE! Then get them to Vicarstown for 10:30AM on Sunday, February 17th.

IF NEEDED, INSTRUCTIONS ARE POSTED CLEARLY IN THE FACEBOOK EVENT DISCUSSION SECTION.

Apr
26
Sun
SVT Vicarstown junior parkrun @ Vicarstown Canal
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The SVT Activity & Wellness HUB are delighted to announce an exciting new initiative at Vicarstown junior parkrun – a weekly 2KM run, for 4 to 14 year olds, along the Grand Canal grass bank. 🏃‍♂🏃‍♀

The SVT junior parkrun challenge shield will be awarded four times annually. 🏆
It will be competed for by any primary schools in the area that are interested, and the format could not be easier. 😄

The shield competition for the four events will vary between participation and performance: for a “participation” event the school children just need to participate, and for a “performance” event the school children must run the course within a particular time.
🏫 For your school, it is also very simple. Encourage the children to get registered on the parkrun database, using their primary school name as their “running club”. Notify the students well in advance when the competition is coming up, and encourage as many as possible from your school to attend.

OUR FIRST EVENT TAKES PLACE ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH.

It will be “participation” based – the primary school with the most participants will win the shield. In the event of a tie, the placing of their last finisher will decide the winner.

So, inform the students and their parents, get them to register on www.parkrun.ie – registration is quick, it is simple, and it is FREE! Then get them to Vicarstown for 10:30AM on Sunday, February 17th.

IF NEEDED, INSTRUCTIONS ARE POSTED CLEARLY IN THE FACEBOOK EVENT DISCUSSION SECTION.

Apr
30
Thu
Safeguarding 1 @ Portlaoise Parish Centre
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
May
1
Fri
Glow Football @ Mountmellick Sports Complex
May 1 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
May
3
Sun
SVT Vicarstown junior parkrun @ Vicarstown Canal
May 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The SVT Activity & Wellness HUB are delighted to announce an exciting new initiative at Vicarstown junior parkrun – a weekly 2KM run, for 4 to 14 year olds, along the Grand Canal grass bank. 🏃‍♂🏃‍♀

The SVT junior parkrun challenge shield will be awarded four times annually. 🏆
It will be competed for by any primary schools in the area that are interested, and the format could not be easier. 😄

The shield competition for the four events will vary between participation and performance: for a “participation” event the school children just need to participate, and for a “performance” event the school children must run the course within a particular time.
🏫 For your school, it is also very simple. Encourage the children to get registered on the parkrun database, using their primary school name as their “running club”. Notify the students well in advance when the competition is coming up, and encourage as many as possible from your school to attend.

OUR FIRST EVENT TAKES PLACE ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH.

It will be “participation” based – the primary school with the most participants will win the shield. In the event of a tie, the placing of their last finisher will decide the winner.

So, inform the students and their parents, get them to register on www.parkrun.ie – registration is quick, it is simple, and it is FREE! Then get them to Vicarstown for 10:30AM on Sunday, February 17th.

IF NEEDED, INSTRUCTIONS ARE POSTED CLEARLY IN THE FACEBOOK EVENT DISCUSSION SECTION.

Sporting Events

Check out our calendar for a comprehensive list of sporting events across Laois

Sport Directory

A comprehensive list of clubs across Laois. Our list should provide something for everyone.

Sports Inclusion Disability

The S.I.D. Program intends to address the imbalance in opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in Sport and Physical Activity

Volunteer with us

We are regularly hosting sporting events throughout Laois. These events are possible due to the commitment of our volunteers. To volunteer, please contact us.

Volunteer with Laois Sports Partnership

We are always looking for volunteers to help us out with sporting event across the country. If you would like to get involved. Let us know.