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ACTIVITIES TO TRY
The ethos of Havin’ a Laugh is to promote participation in all forms of life-enhancing activities to improve personal mental health.
The activities best suited to you will depend on your own life experiences and preferences.
To make it easier to navigate all the potential activities available in the Northwest of Ireland we have categorised them into three general areas.
We invite you to LET OFF STEAM, DIP YOUR TOE & LET IT ALL GO...

LET OFF STEAM

LET OFF STEAM is for when you’re feeling the need to exercise your demons or just burn off some stress in a healthy way.
These activities are suitable for people with a higher level of fitness, you may already be active at other sports and have an ‘up for anything’ attitude.Trying these activities for the first time or returning to a forgotten pastime can bring with it a sense of achievement and exhilaration.
LET OFF STEAM activities can include mountain biking, surfing, trail-running, skateboarding and mountain climbing.

Awesome Adventures
Kayaking, canoeing, MTB hire, whitewater rafting, hiking & gorge walking

Facebook: www.facebook.com/www.awesomeadventures.ie

Carraig Climbing
Rock climbing & abseiling

Website: www.carraigclimbing.com

Northwest Adventure Tours 
Stand Up Paddle Tours, Hiking Trips, Mountain Biking, Road Cycling Tours, Bike Hire & Free Diving

Website: www.northwestadventuretours.ie

Northwest Freediving School 
Free Diving & Snorkeling

Website: www.northwestfreedivingschool.ie

Zero Gravity Skatepark
Skateboard, BMX, scooter and rollerblade

Website: https://zerogravityskateparksligo.ie

DIP YOUR TOE

DIP YOUR TOE is for when you’re feeling the need to try something new and to break the monotony of your current routine.These activities are suitable for people with a basic level of fitness, you may suspect that its time to step out of your comfort zone or just want to experience nature from a new perspective.Trying one of these activities can bring with it a sense of awe and allow you time to be with yourself in a safe space indoors or out in nature.
DIP YOUR TOE activities can include yoga, stand up paddleboarding, kayaking, horse riding, swimming and hiking.

Aer Remedy
Aerial circus & aerial dance classes

Website: www.aerremedy.com

Wellbeing with Blaithin
Yoga courses, adventure & wellbeing excursions, reiki & aym

Website: www.blaithins.com

Eagles Flying
Watch eagles flying & cuddle and pet animals

Website: www.eaglesflying.com

Hong Ying Chinese Martial Arts
Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Lion Dance Performance & 1-1 Qi Gong

Email: hongyingsligo@gmail.com

Island View Riding Stables
Horse trekking & lessons

Website: www.islandviewridingstables.com

Keash Equestrian Centre
Riding school & equine assisted therapy

Website: www.keashequestrian.com

Seatrails
Guided walking tours & horseback rides

Website: www.seatrails.ie

Sligo Bay SUP
Stand up Paddleboarding

Website: www.sligobaysup.ie

Sligo Kayak Tours
Kayak tours & wilderness camping

Website: www.sligokayaktours.com

Sligo Regional Sports Centre
25 metre swimming pool, steam room, gym & sports hall

Website: www.sligosportscomplex.ie

LET IT ALL GO

LET IT ALL GO IS FOR When you’re feeling the need to indulge yourself in something that directly benefits you.

These activities are suitable for all people of all fitness levels but may be more appealing to those with an artistic nature or those feeling the need to express some creativity.

LET IT ALL GO activities can include art/craft workshops, holistic treatments, life-coaching and meditation/mindfulness courses.

Benbulben Pottery
Pottery classes

Website: www.davemcloughlinceramics.com

Beo
Centre for Mindfulness & Integrated Health
Website: www.beomindfulhealth.ie

Feehily's Florist
Floristry workshops
Website: www.feehilysflorist.com

Gecko Glasscraft
Stained glass workshops

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Gecko-Glasscraft-118590474877116

Graham Reid Design
Glass bead making workshops

Facebook: www.facebook.com/grahamreiddesign

Locks & Lace
Sustainable hair & millinery
Website: www.locksandlace.com

One Eighty Coaching
Career, personal, business and motivational coaching, interview skills, CV clinic & stidy skills
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OneEightyCoaching

Rebecca Allen Clinic
Shiatsu massage therapy, yoga & meditation

Website: www.rebeccaallenclinic.com

San Bao
Traditional chinese medicine & acupuncture
Website: www.sanbaoclinic.ie

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