Youth Leadership Programme

his is a Cross-Community Youth Diversion Project bringing together youths aged 16-20 to engage in sport and physical activity. The project will increase awareness of the benefits of health and fitness, in terms of physical, social and emotional wellbeing and increase self-esteem and confidence in young people and increase employment and educational opportunities.

This programme is funded by Department for Communities, Peace IV and Armagh City, Banbridge, Craigavon Borough Council and is fully organised and delivered by the Sports Development Team. For further information please contact

What is the Youth Leadership Programme Project?

The Youth Leadership Programme Project provides participants with the opportunity to get more involved in sport, either as a player, a coach or a volunteer. Participants will get the opportunity to take part in;

  • Gain coaching qualifications in these sports.
  • Educational Workshops
  • Accredited Qualifications
  • Gain sporting insight to the professional game

Who is The Youth Leadership Project for?

The Youth Leadership Project has Two Programmes

RISE – This is a female only programme for participants 16-20 years old.

SWAT – This is a male only programme for participants 16-20 years old.

How to get involved?

Want to get involved? use the booking forms below

The Programme is fully booked, Can i go on a waiting list?

Yes you can find the waiting list here

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