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Wheelchair sports teams you can join in Ireland

With over 20 clubs to choose from find the sport that suits you


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If you are a wheelchair user and would like to take up a sport the best option for you is to become a member of Irish Wheelchair Association -Sports. The IWA-Sports have a network of 21 sports clubs located around Ireland as well as a gym and currenlty employ approximately 2300 people around Ireland. IWA-Sports is primarily funded by Sports Ireland and is also largely supported by volunteers. IWA-Sports currently have basketball, rugby, swimming, archery, table-tennis, athletics, power-lifting and junior sports clubs around Ireland.

If you would like more information about joining the IWA-Sports you can contact their Regional Sports Development Officers here

Wheelchair Sports Clubs in Ireland

Basketball

Rugby

Multi-sport Junior Clubs (ages 5 to 17 ) 

Other Wheelchair Sport Clubs in Ireland 

Irish Wheelchair Association Gym Clontarf 

Irish Wheelchair Association Gym in Clontarf, North Dublin is open to IWA members, the general public and have special rates for students & older adults (65+). The gym accepts referrals through the HSE GP Referral programme, from physiotherapist’s and as follow-on out-patient referrals after cardiac rehab.

The majority of the gym equipment is fully accessible for wheelchair users with a wide range of equipment available for all areas of training (health, general fitness, sports performance etc.) & rehab.

If you would like to add a wheelchair sports club to this list please email us at hello@spunout.ie.

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Published September 18th, 2018
Last updated October 15th, 2018
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