Physical Activity@UCD

Over the last 2 years Healthy UCD, along with UCD HR Culture and Engagement and other partners on campus, have provided UCD staff and students with a number of free or heavily subsized physical activity programmes which included:

  • GCC Challenge 2016: 155 participants
  • Hell and Back 2017: 124 participants (staff & students)
  • Healthy UCD Structured Woodland Walks
  • Active Campus Europe (ACE) Programme: 80 + participants to date (students)
  • UCD Staff Tai Chi Club
  • Healthy UCD Step Challenge 1: 330 participants
  • Healthy UCD Step Challenge 2: 198 participants
  • Desk to 5km Challenge: 85 participants
  • Marchaton, in association with Smarter Travel
  • Run a Muck: 65 participants (students)
  • Healthy UCD Bootcamp: 107 participants
  • Darkness into light on UCD campus: over 900 participant with over €50,000 raised for Pieta House.
  • Healthy UCD Indoor Bootcamp: 108 participants.
  • Reboot your Commute with the National Transport Authority
  • Yoga for staff: 30+ particiapants


There is also the option of UCD Sport and Fitness- with a 50 meter pool, lots of fitness classes and gym equipment, the facility has lots to offer if you want to get fit. For more info click here or check out their website here