Swimming Pool Grant

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, and Minister of State for Sport and Gaeltacht Affairs, Jack Chambers T.D, together with Sport Ireland, has allocated €3.2 million in order to provide further assistance to swimming pools in the Republic of Ireland.

Sport Ireland has once again designated Ireland Active to administer this funding and to allocate the Fund Scheme Four – Swimming Pool Grant.

This scheme provides specific funding to support the reopening and continued viability of Swimming Pools along with the strategic facilities of National Governing Bodies & Local Sports Partnerships.

A Funding Scheme for swimming pools will be designed and delivered by Ireland Active in consultation with Sport Ireland and will be distributed in 2022.

To view the full press release from Sport Ireland, please click here.

We hosted a workshop on 14th January 2022 at 11am to explain and answer your questions regarding the Swimming Pool Grant process. Please click here to watch the workshop on demand.

The following timelines will apply:

– Ireland Active will publish the application process on Friday 14th January 2022

– Applications will open on Monday 17th January 2022 at 9am (the Opening Date);

– Applications will close on Friday 4th February 2022 at 5pm (the Closing Date);

– IAA will review applications from February 7th – February 18th 2022

– The Steering Group will review applications the week of February 28th 2022

– Applicants will be notified of Fund allocation from March 7th 2022 (the Notification Date)

Applications received after the Closing Date will not be considered.

Apply here!
Terms and Conditions 2022
Swimming Pool Grant Application Checklist 2022


For any queries or further information, please contact: swimmingpoolgrant@irelandactive.ie