Lourdes Stadium Amenities
Lourdes Stadium facility is a place for everyone to experience the joys of sports, physical activity and competition. Come alone, with friends or the whole family to get active and have some fun!
Even after a hard day at work, there’s no better way to train than letting go of all your worries at our state-of-the-art Athletics Track. Or, join our casual bowlers for some morning chats and friendly competition over on the bowling green.
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Athletics Track and Field
The facility consists of a state of the art outdoor 400m 8-lane athletics track with floodlights as well as facilities for long and triple jump, high jump, pole vault and landing area, javelin throw, hammer throw and shot put.
On site there is a range of track and field equipment that can be used by clubs and casual users i.e. starting blocks, hurdles, shot put, javelins and high jump mats.
The track is open to and welcomes casual users, sports clubs, schools, community groups, fitness testing days and other events.
The Lourdes facility is home to a four lane outdoor all-weather bowling green with all relevant bowling equipment available onsite. It is the only outdoor bowling green, other than Skerries, within a 30 mile radius of Louth.
Bowls is an addictive, social, fun and enjoyable sport for all generations and abilities which is learned quickly but takes years to master.
Outdoor bowls is a low-impact and therapeutic form of exercise providing many with the pleasure of spending time outdoors and opportunity to meet others in a safe environment.
Bowls is played individually, with friends or in a team using 2. 3 or 4 bowls, which come in seven different sizes and weights to suit all hands sizes.
It offers challenge and casual competition, improves fitness and also helps to develop accuracy, balance, coordination, strength and skill. It can be played as relaxed or as competitive as you want.
The aim is to roll your bowls nearer to the target (a small yellow/white ball called a Jack) than your opponent, or yourself if you are just practicing.
The Lourdes Stadium welcomes new casual bowling green users to try out bowls and meet new people!