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Courses and Programmes

Take a look at the many courses and programmes available across the borough. 

Courses and Programmes

See below for sporting and wellbeing opportunities open to everyone young and old, in the Ards and North Down area.

Community Bike Rides

Free social leisure rides for adults of all ages. Looking for a reason to get back on your bike? Here’s your opportunity. Follow your local leader on a group ride or join our growing community by taking part in a solo bike ride of your choice.

For more details visit the Community Bike Rides website or Facebook page by following the relevant link below.

Website   Facebook

You can also email them at communitybikerides@cyclingireland.ie

Football Courses

A wide range of football courses are available across the borough.  Click here for full details

Sport NI - Sports Wellbeing Hub

Sport NI has been working with Inspire Wellbeing to develop an online resource hub around Mental Health and Wellbeing for sports, and you will be glad to know that we are ready to go out live to the sporting community today to launch this.

The Sport Wellbeing Hub, provides a fantastic range of innovative tools and resources, which will help is deal with the challenges we are all experiencing at this time, including:

  • Guided self-assessment via ‘Chatbot’;
  • Self-help programmes and digital intervention tools;
  • Searchable ‘5 ways to wellbeing’ map;
  • Wellbeing information library; and
  • Video content featuring some of our sporting heroes talking about mental health.

Whether looking for some advice or need a little more direction, please visit The Sports Wellbeing Hub

Working With Parents In Sport

Working With Parents in Sport have recently produced a new book entitled ‘Two Hats: A guide for those coaching or thinking of coaching their own children.  As well as this they have created a range of webinars that may be of use to coaching, clubs or parents within your sport.  Information on these can be accessed via the following link: https://www.parentsinsport.co.uk/bespoke-services/.

 If you wish to contact Working With Parents in Sport by email, contact: workingwithparentsinsport@gmail.com