Greystones AC is committed to ensuring that all young people in our club have a safe and positive experience. The club is committed to developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure that everyone knows and accepts their responsibility in relation to a duty of care for young people.


Greystones AC recognises that it is not the responsibility of those individuals working within the club to determine if abuse has taken place, but it is their responsibility to act upon and report any concerns.


The Club and those involved with the club will abide by the following principles and statements:


• All young people within Greystones AC, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, ability or disability, have the right to be protected.


• All young people participating in sport have a right to do so in a safe environment.


• All adults involved with the club will provide a safe, positive and fun sporting experience for young people.


• All volunteers, coaches and officials will understand and be supported in their role and responsibility with regard to the duty of care for young people.


• All suspicions and allegations will be taken seriously, managed and dealt with swiftly and appropriately.


• The club will assist coaches, volunteers and officials to remain up-to-date with the latest safeguarding and child protection issues.


• The club will appoint one or more Child Welfare Officers whose role is to be responsible for issues concerning child welfare at the club.


• The club will carry out regular risk assessments to ensure the safety of young people and all members of the club.

 

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Forest Feast Launch with GAC 2015

https://youtu.be/XNR7iuI6ufg

Sunday Run

Sunday run this coming Sun. 24th March is Glendalough! Meet at the Wollen Mills at 9.20am for short warm-up, ready to run by 9.30am. All club athletes welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

Diary Dates for Upcoming  Events:

Selection of Relay Teams

Relay Team Selections.doc
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Link to Throws Videos

Discus Technique

 

UPCOMING COMPETITIONS

 

  1. Leinster 10 mile championships, Clontarf Easter Monday 22nd April. Entries to Theresa

  2. Juvenile Track League R2: for athletes up to U15, will take place on Fri 26th April at the Athletic Track in Arklow at 7pm. Entry form will be on our website shortly and entries will close on Wed. 24th Apr.

  3. National Road Relay Championships, Sun 28th April, Raheny. U17 up. Entries to Theresa

  4. Leinster Novice Road Race, Gowran Mon 1st May Adult event. Entries to Theresa

  5. GAC/IMC Track & Field Sat 4th May, Greystones. U17 upwards. Entries on IMC website

  6. National 5K Sat 4th May, Dublin.

  7. Wicklow County Championships Sat/Sun 11th/12th May, Shoreline, Greystones. Open to all ages. Entry form will be on GAC website nearer the date.

  8. Leinster Schools Track and Field - Day 1, Wed 15th May, Santry,

  9. Leinster Schools Track and Field - Day 2, Sat 18th May, Santry,

  10. National Outdoor League – R1 Sun 19th May, Templemore and Belfast. Contact Theresa

  11. Leinster Juniors & Combined Events Championships, Shoreline, Greystones Sat 25th May. Entry form will be on GAC website nearer the date.

  12. Leinster Relays, Sun 26th May, Le Chéile AC, Leixlip Entry form will be on GAC website