UFRC Spring Gathering 2018

Posted on January 23rd, 2018 · Posted in Events, Latest News, UFRC Courses

The UFRC Executive Committee invite you to attend this years Spring Gathering, to be held in Greenmount College, Co. Antrim on Saturday 3rd March 2018.

The not to be missed guest speakers this year include Irish mountaineer, explorer, writer & broadcaster Dermot Somers who regularly presents on TG4 & RTE. We will also be joined by Hillwalking, Access & Conservation Officer Helen Lawless from Mountaineering Ireland.

The event, which booked out last year, is a fantastic opportunity to meet other walking club members, walking enthusiasts and includes a series of exciting workshops designed to help enhance your walking experience.

Date: Saturday 3rd March 2018
Time: 9:00am- 4:30pm
Cost (inc. lunch & workshops): £25 for UFRC Walking Club Members/ £35 for Non Members
Location: Greenmount College, 45 Tirgracy Rd, Co. Antrim, BT41 4PS

Workshops to include:

  • REC First Aid Life Saver course includes certificate valid for 3 years (JMP Training) *LIMITED AVAILABILITY*
  • Managing Groups In The Hills (Mourne Mountain Rescue Team) & Long Distance Walks (George Acheson, UFRC)
  • Introduction to GPS (Tollymore National Outdoor Centre) *LIMITED AVAILABILITY*
  • Intermediate Navigation Training (ML Tutor) *LIMITED AVAILABILITY*

You can find out more detail on these workshops here: UFRC Spring Gathering 2018 Workshop Information

How to book:

To book your place, please download the booking form, print it off, fill in the details and return via post along with a cheque made out to Outdoor Recreation NI before Monday 26th February 2018. This should be sent to Outdoor Recreation NI, The Stableyard, Barnett Demesne, Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 5PB. Spaces are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment. For invoicing please contact Sylvia at ORNI by email: sylvia@outdoorrecreationni.com or phone: 028 9030 3930.