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GAA Healthy Club Project   23/10/2019

GAA Healthy Club Project- Applications Now Open!


The Healthy Club Project, delivered in partnership with Healthy Ireland and Irish Life, is the GAA’s flagship health and wellbeing initiative. It seeks to transform clubs into hubs for health for their members and communities. 


GAA clubs are invited to submit applications to join phase 4 of the Healthy Club Project. 


The expressions of interest will be open until Friday November 15th 2019. 


150 clubs will be chosen to commence in phase 4 and successful clubs will be notified by Friday December 20th 2019.


Successful clubs must send two delegates to the National Healthy Club Orientation Day in Croke Park on Saturday February 1st, 2020. 


The project lasts 18 months and clubs that complete the programme will be recognised as an ‘Official Healthy Club’ in Croke Park in October 2021.


The Healthy Club Team will be expected to attend 6 meetings/events throughout the 18 months;

· The National Orientation Day on February 1st 2020

· The National Healthy Club Conference October/November 2020 (Date TBC)

· Provincial Healthy Club Forums X3 (Date TBC April/May 2020, January/February 2021 and May/June 2021)

· The Healthy Club Recognition/ Awards Day October 2021 (Date TBC)


The Healthy Club Team will also have to complete a minimum of two health promoting initiatives over the 18 months.

Clubs are invited to make an application for Phase 4 of the GAA Email community.health@gaa.ie for more information. 


Closing date to submit completed applications by is Friday 15th November 2019.