Getting involved with a sport club is not limited to participating in the sport itself, UCD Sport clubs are predominantly student run and student led and therefore many volunteering opportunities exist in the form of committee positions, coaching and officiating.
For me, joining the trampoline club was one of the best things I did when I joined college. I was immediately struck by the sense of family among the members. The coaches are always so supportive and working with you towards you goals and the committee works so hard to ensure everyone feels welcomed into the club. I've definitely made friends for life in this club and met people I never would have had the chance to meet otherwise. I've been able to learn and successfully complete skills that I had previously only dreamt of doing. We train hard and we play hard - but no matter what do or where we go, we do it together.
Emily 3rd Year, UCD Trampoline
I joined out of curiosity, stayed for the people, then got hooked on the sport. Four years later the Canoe Club has become a second family that I see myself continuing to be involved in for years and years to come.
Maryanne Doyle, Canoe Club
The club gives everyone a chance to compete in the sport both those who are experienced and those who are not. We all compete together, have fun and get to represent the University. I have made all my friends in College through the club and now have friends from all over the country as a result of competing for UCD.
Katie Nolan, Equestrian Club