Disability Mission Statement

We want everyone who visits Sligo Regional Sports Centre to feel welcome and find the experience rewarding. To enable all visitors to have a positive experience and to be able to participate fully we have created the following commitment to address disability in its broadest sense. This is part of our commitment to provide equal opportunities to all. We pride ourselves on offering our customers a wide range of accessible facilities, we are continually looking at ways in which we can improve accessibility to provide inclusive areas and activities for all users.


It is the aim of Sligo Regional Sports Centre to make our centre and all activities accessible to all members of the community. The management and staff strive to achieve an inclusive sports centre where all people of all ages and abilities are welcome. Our sports centre aims to include all adults and children in every aspect of the centre’s programmes. When necessary, support and training are given to teachers or instructors to assist them to adapt classes to include all users. All staff are given in-service training and the option to participate in training courses. We encourage young people with disabilities to participate in our activity camps and lessons and will adapt our structures and planning to include every child to the fullest of their ability.


 Promote positive attitudes towards people with disabilities.

 Encourage participation by people with disabilities in all the services we provide.

 Promote and support the employment of people with disabilities.

 Provide universal accessibility; all environments of the leisure centre should be accessible by everyone. (Controlled by Part M of building regulations (2000).



Sligo Regional Sports Centre are committed to our responsibilities in relation to Trade and Employment under the Disability Act 2005 and the Employment Equality Acts 1998, amended 2004. Sligo Regional Sports Centre understands that it is illegal to discriminate on grounds of disability in employment, promotion, or training, and as employers, we must reasonably accommodate people with disabilities to do their job, where the cost is not disproportionate.



The purpose of our Carers’ policy is to ensure equal access for all those who wish to attend Sligo Regional Sports Centre and participate in any of the various facilities available. Our Carers Policy states that a carer accompanying a person with a disability, who cannot access the facilities alone, may use the facility free of charge.