Leisure Activities

Sports and Activity for All Ages

Sean O’ Heslin’s GAA club was recently described by Micheal O’Muireachertaigh as ‘the most vibrant club west of the Shannon’ It has a healthy juvenile section boys and girls as well as ladies, senior and junior mens football, not forgetting the staunch brigade of hurlers. The Club house includes a gym facilitating fitness classes for players, members and the general public. This adds a social dimension to the club and opens it up to all age groups. The quality of the pitch surface is such that it attracts County and Inter County Matches all year round. The state of the art club house, stand and dressing rooms is one of the finest facilities in any club in Ireland.

The sports complex facilitates badminton, indoor soccer, basketball regular weekly fixtures. It also attracts events and competitions in the wider region.

Abbey Rovers soccer membership spans age groups from U 8 to adults.

Rugby players in Ballinamore enjoy membership in the nearby Carrick on Shannon club.

Watersports on the Shannon Erne Waterway and myriad of local lakes include Kayaking, canoeing, fishing

Health and Leisure Club at the Riversdale Guesthouse and Leisure Complex just outside the town offers swimming pool and gym facilities. Swimming classes for adults and children are available.

The boxing club meets in La Nua weekly

Tai Chi and Yoga

Tai Chi is available in The Buddist centre weekly, this is located on the road to Bawnboy about 10 minutes from Ballinamore.  Yoga classes are held weekly in the Fenegh visitors Centre


1st Leitrim Scout Troupe has Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Venturers, ranging in age from Beavers 7 years to Ventures 16 years and upwards. The new scout den will open in 2013.

The Playground on the Enniskillen road is a fun facility where children play and parents chat.

Leitrim SHORIN RYU Karate  Club

Classes on Fridays in Community Centre, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim

Juniors: 6.30pm - 7.30pm Seniors: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Sensai: Ollie 087 2999810

First lesson free, 5 euro a lesson after

We are a Martial Arts Association Board in Leitrim. We have a club in Ballinamore and Leitrim Village and we are focus on self defence.


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