Slí na Sláinte:
In association with the Irish Heart Foundation is a walking programme for your community that has everything from signs to show you how far you have walked to walking leader training…
Slí na Sláinte, meaning “Path to Health”, is a simple innovative scheme developed by the Irish Heart Foundation to encourage people of all ages and abilities to walk for leisure and good health.
It uses attractive signage at kilometre intervals on established walking routes to help walkers identify the distance they walk. Slí na Sláinte is designed to encourage people to walk more frequently and to enjoy the benefits of a healthier lifestyle.
Over 170 Slí na Sláinte walking routes nationwide have been developedin partnership with local communities, Sports Partnerships, the HSE, Walking Leaders, Tidy Towns Committees and workplaces. With more and more Slí na Sláinte routes being developed and installed all over the country, you will most likely find a Slí na Sláinte route near you.
The Irish Heart Foundation
also provide Walking Leader Training courses at a nominal fee to those who wish set up a walking group and promote walking within their community or workplace.
Courses are held up to 6 times a year.
If you would like further information on Slí na Sláinte or Walking Leader Training please contact the Irish Heart Foundation at 01-6685001 or check out or website at www.irishheart.ie/sli