Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming webinars to be announced soon

Past Webinars

Exercise Adherence: Lessons Learned from COVID-19


3:30pm Hosted by IHRSA

COVID-19 has changed fitness club users’ habits—largely for the worse. Learn how to re-engage your members and improve exercise adherence.

  • Learn key takeaways from COVID-19 exercise research
  • Understand the impact COVID-19 has had on exercise adherence and member retention
  • Evaluate the change in how exercisers are engaging with fitness during COVID-19
  • List steps to take going forward to help facilities take advantage of said changes

Member webinar


We will be hosting a member webinar on Wednesday 9th December at 11am. The upcoming webinar will discuss the re-opening of the sector, the revised Ireland Active Framework for Safe Operation (v4.0), our recent member survey results, and an update on supports & lobbying efforts on behalf of the sector. We will be joined by club operators and Ireland Active Board members:

  • Joe Cosgrove (Chairperson) MD, Kingfisher Club Group
  • Clodagh Kilmurray (Treasurer) CEO, Swan Leisure

This is a member-only event. Link to register sent to members, check your email. If you have any questions you would like to submit in advance please direct them to Miriam.Queally@irelandactive.ie

Ireland Active Member Webinar


We are hosting an Ireland Active member webinar on the 28th October at 10am. We are looking for feedback from members on the current Covid-19 restrictions and what additional supports members require during this challenging time. Register by emailing info@irelandactive.ie

Swimming Pool Grant Application Workshop


We will be hosting an information webinar on Friday 23rd October at 9am for all swimming pool operators who wish to apply for the fund. For pre-submitted questions please email info@irelandactive.ie prior to 1pm Thursday 22nd.

Active Families

Wednesday 30th September 2020, 8-9pm

Join us for our Irish Times virtual Active Families event in association with Sport Ireland Campus, Ireland Active, and European Week of Sport.

The Irish Times Journalist Jen Hogan will be joined by Sene Naoupu, Jacqui Hurley and Alan Brogan to discuss how to keep your family active, how to keep kids in sport and how to tackle some of the sport & fitness issues around Covid 19.

The exclusive event will be streamed on the 30th of September, from 8 – 9pm. Register your interest for this FREE event now

Member impact and Consumer surveys.


  • Gemma Dempsey, Operations Manager, DCU
  • Michael McCann, Head of Ancillary Revenue, Dalata Hotel Group / Club Vitae Health & Fitness Clubs
  • Mike Hill, Leisure-net (UK)
  • Sean Quirke, Manager, Portarlington Leisure Centre

Ireland Active AGM

27th August 2020

12pm (via Zoom)


  • Notice of AGM including agenda
  • Draft Minutes of AGM 2019
  • Draft Audited Accounts for 2019
  • Election of Directors information
  • Ireland Active Constitution
  • AGM 2020 Activities Report

Members have already received an invitation with the registration link. If you are a member of Ireland Active and have not been receiving updates please contact info@irelandactive.ie

Wage Subsidy Scheme- Member Webinar with Revenue


In support of the revised Wage Subsidy Scheme, we will be hosting a member webinar with the Revenue on 5th August at 1pm. Members already have received an email with a link to registration (email from ceo@irelandactive.ie 23rd July), if you have not received the email please contact us info@irelandactive.ie

Industry Reopening


The webinar looked at facilities that have already reopened over the past number of weeks, seeing how they have managed during re-opening along with any challenges that have arisen. The panel for the webinar will consist of the following operators:

  • Tina Dowling – The Watershed, Kilkenny
  • Brian Corkery – Maryborough Hotel, Cork
  • David Moore – Coral Leisure Group

Please send through an questions that you may have at this time prior to the webinar to myself and we can try to incorporate them into the webinar.

Members have been notified via email with the link to register. If you have not received this email please contact us info@irelandactive.ie