30th April 2024

NQS Applications are now open!

NQS online application are now live and will close on the 31st of May. The National Quality Standard Awards are...
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26th February 2024

Sports Energy Support Scheme

Ireland Active are pleased to announce that applications have now opened for funding available for swimming pools as part of...
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26th January 2024

Ireland Active to host new Functional Fitness Gym Conference, featuring legendary CrossFit coach Ben Bergeron

Ireland Active will host a Functional Fitness Gym Conference on the 10th February in the Windmill Quarter, Dublin. This conference...
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Events

We host many events throughout the year that cater for our members and the general public

We partner with organisations across Europe and the World to bring you relevant industry exposure and networking opportunities both home and abroad

Our Strategic
Objectives

Our Mission is to support our members to recover, grow and strengthen – so as to encourage more people to be more active, more often

In summary, the plan details Ireland Active 5 Strategic Pillars as:

  • Members

    To increase our members operational effectiveness and make it of value for their business to be part of Ireland Active

  • People

    To build capacity in the industry and to support our staff and volunteers within the organisation

  • Partnerships

    To collaborate with our partners to deliver shared strategic objectives that support the industry and enable physical activity goals

  • Communications

    To be the voice of the industry at national level and promote the work of the sector to the public

  • Standards

    That all those who are members of Ireland Active operate to the highest professional and industry standards

National Quality Standard

The National Quality Standard (previously known as the White Flag Award) is a Leisure Centre & Hotel Leisure award encompassing Safety, Hygiene, Customer Engagement & Human Resources

The NQSA, is the most sought-after and respected accolade in the leisure and fitness industry, and is awarded to facilities that meet the operational standards for leisure and fitness facilities across 250 quality-based criteria

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The standard is designed to encourage continuous improvement within the sector and recognises facilities for their remarkable standards in the areas of safety, hygiene, customer service and human resources. The NQSA are the only industry specific award for the Leisure, Health and Fitness sector in Ireland

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