Regional Development Squad Funding for Belfast


Belfast City Council – Leisure Development Unit,requires the services of sporting partners to assist in the provision of Regional Development Squads in a variety of sports.

 Overall aim:

 To enable Belfast youths to develop their skills in a given sport by best practice coaching and competition opportunities.

RDS Squads will

  1. Provide opportunity for personal development / skills development within a certain sport.
  2. Combine best practice coaching and quality facility availability throughout the city to afford this opportunity.
  3. Support Sports Governing Bodies in developing a talent base of athletes by providing the GBs with assistance in developing squads at a variety of age groups (3 minimum).
  4. Support an Olympic legacy were possible and showcase other events.


Completion date:

Squads to complete an annual cycle of training/competition pre April 2015.

For information on how to apply contact below or see proposal attached

Ryan Haire

Sports Development Officer

 Parks and Leisure Department

Belfast City Council

24-6 Adelaide st


BT2 8GD 

[email protected]

Tel: 028 9032 0202 ext 3554

Fax: 028 9027 0688

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