Nursery

Na Fianna Nursery - Sponsored by Sherry Fitzgerald

Purpose

The purpose of the nursery is to introduce girls and boys to Gaelic games in a safe and fun environment.

Location/Times

The nursery is located at the Mobhi Road club-house and takes place every Saturday morning from 09.30 to 11.00. The Nursery runs from February to June (inclusive) and from September to November (inclusive)

Organisation

The nursery is managed by Mark Mc Manus (Na Fianna’s games promotion officer and full time coach). He is assisted by a large team of mentors and parents. Mentors are Garda vetted and have completed a fitness to practise course.  All parents are encouraged to get involved in helping out in the nursery, no experience is necessary but a series of training courses will be provided.

Age Groups

The nursery caters for children age 4-7.

Joining the nursery

If you want your child to participate in the nursey simply come along any Saturday morning at 9.20 and join in the fun. All children are welcome. If after a period of time you decide you want your child to continue in the Nursery then membership details are available as follows: http://www.clgnafianna.com/membership/

No specialist equipment needed just comfortable clothing and a bottle of water. Parents/Guardians must stay for the entire session

 

Activities

In the Na Fianna nursey girls and boys take part in the following activities:

Fundamental Athletic Development

  • Agility, balance and coordination.
  • Running, jumping and throwing.

The Basic Skills of Hurling

  • Striking the ball with both sides (left and right)
  • Dribbling the ball
  • Fun small sided matches

The Basic Skills of Gaelic Football

  • Kicking the ball (left and right)
  • Bouncing (left and right)
  • Hand-passing (left and right)
  • Fun small sided matches

The Basic Skills of Handball

Throwing, catching, hand-to-eye coordination skills, the under-arm shot. All skills are performed with the left and right hands.

Summer Rounders

Rounders is a great team sport and is played at the club during the summer months of July and August.

Contact Details

For more information please text Art Fitzpatrick 086-8118395; or Michael Carr 086-3320771

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