Walking is a near perfect form of physical activity; it’s free, family friendly, suitable for all fitness levels and a great exercise for improving our heart health.
Slí na Sláinte meaning Path to Health, aims to encourage people of all ages and abilities to walk more for health and leisure.
The programme is divided in two elements – Walking route development and Walking Leader Training.
Mapped, measure walking routes aim to encourage people to incorporate more walking into their day. A map board is located at the start of the walk to inform people of the distance and duration, signs are located at each kilometre point to encourage and motivate walkers while directional arrows guide people along the route.
How do I develop a route in my community?
How do I develop a route in my workplace?
How do I develop a route in my school?
How do I develop a GAA Slí?
Walking Leader Training Level 1 is aimed at people wishing to lead a walking group in their community or workplace.
Walking Leader Training Level 2 is more tailored towards those looking to lead walks outside their local communities on the Coillte Trails and Fáilte Ireland Loops
Sep 3rd & 10th – Dublin evening course €30 (6.30pm-9.30pm on both evenings)
Sep 15th – Clare €30 (9am-5pm)
Sep 29th – Longford €30 (9am-5pm)
Oct 13th – Cavan €30 (9am-5pm)
Oct 20th – Wexford (Pfizer Healthy Towns Initiative free training course, 9am-5pm)
Oct 26th – Wexford Parents Morning (Pfizer Healthy Towns Initiative free training course, 9.30am-1pm)
Nov 10th & 11th – Kerry Level 2 Training €50 (9am-5pm & 9am- 1pm)
To enquire about walking route development or walking leader training courses please contact Tara firstname.lastname@example.org
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