Open to children under the age specified on July 31st 2020. Age groups girls and boys over six and under 8,10, 12, 13, 14 and 16 years.

Note competitors must be able to swim at least one length of pool and competitors may enter only one event in their own age group plus relay

Events

Under  8 over  6 – one length  of pool – freestyle

Under 10 over  8 – one length  of pool – freestyle
Under 10 over  8 – one length  of pool – backstroke

Under 12 over 10 – two lengths of pool – freestyle
Under 12 over 10 – two lengths of pool – backstroke
Under 12 over 10 – two lengths of pool – breaststroke

Under 14 over 12 – two lengths of pool – freestyle
Under 14 over 12 – two lengths of pool – backstroke
Under 14 over 12 – two lengths of pool – breaststroke
Under 14 over 12 – two lengths of pool – butterfly

Under 16 over 14 – two lengths of pool – freestyle
Under 16 over 14 – two lengths of pool – backstroke
Under 16 over 14 – two lengths of pool – breaststroke
Under 16 over 14 – two lengths of pool – butterfly

Under 13 over 10 – relays panel of six – four to swim plus two subs- Four x one lengths of pool – freestyle

Under 16 over 13 – relays panel of six – four to swim plus two subs -4x 50 meters medley relay in this order – Backstroke – breaststroke – butterfly – freestyle

Area finals will take place if necessary. Entry fee is five euro and the closing date for entries is Monday 2nd March 2020. Entry and five euro must be with Sadie O’Reilly 17 Fernhill, Arklow, County Wicklow on or before the closing date or with Arklow area swimming manager Caroline Bentley at 087-2491216

The County Wicklow swimming finals will take place at the Coral Leisure Swimming  Pool, Arklow on Saturday 28th March 2020

The county gold medal winners will go forward to represent their area and county at the 2020 national community games swimming finals which will take place in Limerick on weekend 29th, 30th 31st May 2020

It is not the winning that is most important it is the taking part,

Many thanks for your support long may it continue,

A healthy mind in a healthy body,

Entries have now closed for our 2020 area art and hand writing competitions. We had a huge number of entries this year so a sincere thank you to our budding artists and hand writers.  We received over 350 art entries and more than 200 hand writing entries.

Judging will now take place at area level, Arklow qualifiers for county live finals will be notified in writing.

We are now accepting entries for our 2020 area swimming and talent competitions, open to girls and boys over six and under the age specified on July 31st 2020.

Age groups for swimming are under 8,10, 12, 13, 14 and 16 years, for talent under 10 and 12 years, entry fee is five euro, closing date for entries is Monday the 2nd of March.

Programme of events is available from James O’Reilly 17 Fernhill, Arklow, County Wicklow.

Phone 0402-91085 email [email protected] website www.arklowcg.org

It is not the winning that is most important it is the taking part

18 talented young people whose ages ranged from six to sixteen years will travel to Limerick to represent their area and county at the 2019 National Community Games Festival of Sporting and Cultural Activities which will take place at the University of Limerick this weekend the 24th, 25th and 26th of May 2019.

Congratulations and best of luck to Ella Kelly in art, Alaoise Geraghty in hand writing and group drama/comedy sketch,  Grace Keenan in group drama/comedy sketch, Fionn Vigors in solo and group singing, Roisin Vigors in group singing, Katie Nuzum, Mollie O’Leary, Erin Finn, Zara Fennell, Jack Burke in gymnastics and Euan Millar, Sean Lawlor, Laura Bentley, Freya Millar, Danielle Lee, Lucy Bracken, Freya Jenkenson, Hazel Bentley in swimming.

A sincere thank you to the parents, guardians, coaches ,managers, our generous sponsors Arklow Credit Union ltd. Arklow Shipping, Wicklow County Council, Arklow Gymnastics Club, Asgard Swimming Club and anyone who gave us assistance in season 2018/2019.

Entries for places on our 2019 athletics panel for county finals has now closed

27 young swimmers whose ages ranged from six to sixteen years excelled in their swimming performances when they represented Arklow Community Games at the 2019 county finals which took place recently at the Coral Leisure Swimming Pool Arklow

Gold, silver and bronze medal winners

Euan Millar, Sean Lawlor, Alex Muntean, Laura Bentley, Freya Millar, Danielle Lee, Lucy Bracken, Hazel Bentley, Caoimhe Nuzum, Emma Seckington, Freya Jenkinson, Cormac Cooke, Seanin Ni Chonchuir, Naoise Ni Chonchuir, Oscar Reid, Freya Muntean, Beatrice Zutuataite, Isla Millar, Zoe McCann, Emma Jane Reid, Eimear Lawlor, Sarah McCann, Rachel Mendoza, Alaoise Geraghty.

Congratulations and well done to our swimmers, coaches, parents, managers and sponsors.

And the best of luck to our competitors at the Gymnastics and Talent County Finals this Sunday in Arklow and Glenealy.

Area swimming activity 2019 open to girls and boys resident in the Arklow area and under the age specified on July 31st 2019.

Competitors must be able to swim at least one length of pool.

Events

Under 8 & over 6 – one length of pool – Freestyle

Under 10 & over 8 – one length of pool – Freestyle

Under 10 & over 8 – one length of pool – Backstroke

Under 12 & over 10 – two lengths of pool – Freestyle

Under 12 & over 10 – two lengths of pool – Backstroke

Under 12 & over 10 – two lengths of pool – Breaststroke

Under 14 & over 12 – two lengths of pool – Freestyle

Under 14 & over 12 – two lengths of pool – Backstroke

Under 14 & over 12 – two lengths of pool – Breaststroke

Under 14 & over 12 – two lengths of pool – Butterfly

Under 16 & over 14 – two lengths of pool – Freestyle

Under 16 & over 14 – two lengths of pool – Backstroke

Under 16 & over 14 – two lengths of pool – Butterfly

Under 13 & over 10 – relay 4×1 lengths of pool – Freestyle

Under 16 & over 13 – 4x50m medley relay in this order backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, freestyle

Area finals will take place if necessary.

Entries competitors name, address, date of birth and home telephone number must be with Sadie O’Reilly 17 Fernhill, Arklow, County Wicklow on or before Friday the 15th of March 2019.

Phone 91085 or email [email protected] for details

The county Wicklow swimming finals will take place at the Coral Leisure Swimming Pool Arklow on Saturday 30th of March 2019.

The national swimming finals will take place in Limerick on the weekend of the 25th, 26th of May 2019

Congratulations and well done to our gymnasts and swimmers on their excellent performances at the 2018 National Community Games May Festival Gymnastics and Swimming finals which took place at the University of Limerick recently, no medals but these fifteen athletes did their area and county proud.

Caithlin Holt, Lincoln Breen, Orlait Holt, Darragh Furlong, Emily Hayes, Jack Burke, Jordan O’Brien, Alexandru Muntean, Freya Millar, Emma Seckington, Freya Jenkinson, Hazel Bentley, Danielle Lee, Lucy Bracken, Caoimhe Nuzam.

It is not the winning that is most important,

It is the taking part.

County awards 2018

Arklow Community Games was awarded the Lily Kavanagh Perpetual Shield for best area in county gymnastics and the Tom Nolan Perpetual Shield for best area in county swimming.

A sincere thank you to each and every girl and boy, their parents, guardians, coaches, managers, judges, sponsors, school principals, teachers, Arklow Gym Club, Asgard Swimming Club, Wicklow People and anyone who gave us assistance in 2018.

For any more information please contact Area Chairman/Secretary Michael Kenny at 086 80 90 611 or Area PRO James O’Reilly at 91085 or email [email protected] or visit our website www.arklowcg.org

Fifteen Arklow Community Games athletes and their coaches/managers will head for Limerick this weekend to represent their area and county at the 2018 National Community Games Festival of Gymnastics and Swimming Finals which will take place at the University of Limerick on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 25th, 26th and 27th of May.

Best Wishes and Good Luck

Caithlin Holt, Lincoln Breen, Orlait Holt, Darragh Furlong, Emily Hayes, Jack Burke, Jordan O’Brien, Alexandru Muntean, Freya Millar, Emma Seckington, Freya Jenkinson, Hazel Bentley, Danielle Lee, Lucy Bracken and Caoimhe Nuzam.

Coaches/managers

Susan Kenny and Lisa Burke Gymnastics

Caroline Bentley Swimming

The girls and boys gymnastics finals will take place on the Saturday from 9am.

The girls swimming finals will take place on the Saturday from 9am and the boys swimming finals on the Sunday from 9am.

Anyone requiring information on any community games activity should please contact James O’Reilly at 91085 or email [email protected] or visit our website www.arklowcg.org

It is not the winning that is most important it is the taking part.

19 young swimmers whose ages ranged from six to sixteen years represented Arklow Community Games recently at the 2018 county finals which took place at the Coral Leisure Swimming Pool Arklow.

Excellent performances in pool resulted in Arklow winning 21 medals and been awarded the Tom Nolan Perpetual Shield for best area in county swimming.

Individual medal winners

Alexandru Muntean, Freya Millar, Emma Seckington, Freya Jenkinson, Hazel Bentley, Danielle Lee won gold.

Caoimhe Nuzum and Rebekah Mendoza took home silver.

Fionn O’Chonchuir, Rachel Mendoza, Naoise O’Chonchuir won the bronze.

Girls under 16 squad gold medal winners,

Lucy Bracken, Caoimhe Nuzam, Hazel Bentley, Freya Jenkinson, Danielle Lee.

Girls under 13 squad bronze medal winners,

Freya Millar, Eimear Lawlor, Rebekah Mendoza, Emma Seckington, Farrin Wolohan,

The individual and squad under 16 gold medalists will now go forward to represent their area and county at the National Community Games Festival of Swimming Finals which will take place at the University of Limerick on the weekend of the 25th, 26th and 27th of May 2018.

Open to girls and boys resident in the Arklow area and under the age specified on July 31st in the year competitions are taking place.

Age groups are over six and under 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16 years.

Competitors must be able to swim at least one length of pool.

Events

Under  8 & over  6 – one length  of pool – Freestyle

Under 10 & over  8 – one length  of pool – Freestyle

Under 10 & over  8 – one length  of pool – Backstroke

Under 12 & over 10 – two lengths of pool – Freestyle

Under 12 & over 10 – two lengths of pool – Backstroke

Under 12 & over 10 – two lengths of pool – Breaststroke

Under 14 & over 12 – two lengths of pool – Freestyle

Under 14 & over 12 – two lengths of pool – Backstroke

Under 14 & over 12 – two lengths of pool – Breaststroke

Under 14 & over 12 – two lengths of pool – Butterfly

Under 16 & over 14 – two lengths of pool – Freestyle

Under 16 & over 14 – two lengths of pool – Backstroke

Under 16 & over 14 – two lengths of pool – Butterfly

Relays

Under 13 & over 10 – Panel of six, four to swim with two subs.

4×1 length of pool – Freestyle.

Under 16 & over 13 – Panel of six, four to swim with two subs.

4×50 Medley – order Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly and Freestyle.

Entries

Competitors name, address, date of birth, home telephone number and five euro entry fee must be with James O’Reilly 17 Fernhill, Arklow, County Wicklow on or before Monday the 19th of February 2018, phone 91085.

Or with our area manager Caroline Bentley phone 087 2491216.

Area finals will take place if necessary.

County finals will take place at the Coral Leisure Swimming Pool, Arklow on Saturday the 10th of March at 3pm.

National finals will take place in Limerick on the week ending Friday, Saturday, Sunday the 25th 26th 27th of May 2018.

It is not the winning that is most important,

It is the taking part.

Many thanks for your support long may it continue.

A healthy mind in a healthy body.