Our annual Ireland Active Conference & NQS Awards ceremony took place on the 17th November this year in the Lyrath Estate, Co. Kilkenny.
Become a Member
Supporting our members to recover, grow and strengthen their business.
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:
To increase our members operational effectiveness and make it of value for their business to be part of Ireland Active
To build capacity in the industry and to support our staff and volunteers within the organisation
To collaborate with our partners to deliver shared strategic objectives that support the industry and enable physical activity goals
To be the voice of the industry at national level and promote the work of the sector to the public
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
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