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The Ottawa Gaels at 2017 Almonte Celtfest

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017 in Events, Men's Football, Ottawa Gaels, Women's Football, Youth Football | 0 comments

The Ottawa Gaels at 2017 Almonte Celtfest

The Ottawa Gaels are returning to Almonte Celtfest on Saturday, July 8th. We will be hosting Gaelic Football youth games, a skills competition, and a football demo for parents. Be sure to stick around to watch the Ottawa Gaels ladies and men’s teams compete in exhibition play. Celtfest is a fun weekend of Ottawa Valley and Celtic entertainment, performed in the natural amphitheater of Gemmill Park in the heart of Almonte. It is a time to share the historical Celtic traditions with today’s local performers. Celtfest also presents a select group of unique artisans and vendors of specialty goods with a Celtic flair. Donations are welcomed at the gate. We look forward to seeing you...

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2017 Pig Roast Extravaganza

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

2017 Pig Roast Extravaganza

The summer tradition returns! We’re hosting our fourth annual pig roast extravaganza on Saturday, July 15th, at 4PM. Celebrate summer and spend time with your teammates, friends and their families. Cold Beer, wine, pop, juice, salads, hot dogs and desserts will be served. Tickets will cost $25 for adults and $5 for children (after July 8th tickets are $30/adult). There will be limited tickets at the door as we have to order the pig ahead of time so need people to buy tickets a week in advance. Join us for what’s sure to be a great time! Event Details What: 4th Annual Ottawa Gaels Pig Roast When: Saturday, July 15th, 2017 Where: 83B Leacock Drive, Kanata, ON Cost: $25 for adults, $5 for kids (after July 8th tickets are $30/adult) For further information email info@ottawagaels.ca or call...

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Gaelic Football Summer Camp Dates and Information

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels, Youth Football | 0 comments

Gaelic Football Summer Camp Dates and Information

The Ottawa Gaels will once again be running a series of summer day camps for kids ages 6-12 in July. Campers who register will learn the basics of Gaelic Football through our FUNdamental Skill Development Program with mini games and daily competitions. Interactive instruction will be provided by experienced coaches from Ireland in a well supervised, high coach-to-player ratio environment. When not on the pitch, campers enjoy other activities including a daily swim at the local municipal pool and co-operative outdoor games, all while learning about Irish culture through the coaches and guest instructors. Campers bring their own lunch. Snacks are provided. Email youthfootball@ottawagaels.ca with further inquiries. Details Camp Dates and Locations July 10-14: Kanata, Beaverbrook Community Centre, 2 Beaverbrook Road July 17-24: Ottawa, General Burns Park, 107 Chesterton Drive  — Times: Camp: 9:00am – 4:00pm; Pre-camp 8:30am– 9:00am (no charge),  Post-camp: 4:00pm – 5:00pm (no charge) Ages: 6-12 Cost: $155 for a single child, $145 each for subsequent siblings What To Bring Here is a brief list of things for your child to bring on a daily basis: – Mouthguard – Cleats/running shoes – Sportswear – shorts, t-shirt – Sunscreen – Hat – Change of shoes/socks – Refillable water bottle – Towel – Swimsuit Photo Gallery: Gaels Summer Football Camp Register Today Direct link to registration page. Download our Summer Camp...

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Ottawa Gaels Golf Tournament Fundraiser – June 10

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

Ottawa Gaels Golf Tournament Fundraiser – June 10

The Ottawa Gaels invite you to our annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser to benefit our Youth Development Program. This year’s Tournament will take place on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at Loch March Golf Club in Kanata. A player package that includes 18 holes of golf, a power cart, BBQ lunch and a Roast beef dinner with all the trimmings is available for $150 per player. A dinner only option is also available at a cost of $35. We’ll also be holding a Hole in One contest, Longest Drive contest and a Closest to Pin contest, in addition to giving away raffle prizes. You can register today by completing the form below. Event Details What: 2017 Ottawa Gaels Golf Tournament Fundraiser for Youth Development Program When: Saturday, June 10th, 2017 – 12pm Shotgun start Where: Loch March Golf Club, 1755 Old Carp Rd, Kanata, ON K2K 1X7 Price: Player package $150; Dinner Only: $35-(roast beef dinner with all the trimmings) Sponsor The Tournament The Ottawa Gaels invite you to sponsor a hole at this year’s tournament. As a sponsor you’ll receive the following benefits: Acknowledgement on ottawagaels.ca and on our social media channels A complementary ad in the CYC program Sponsor signage at your hole You can find out more and fill out our sponsorship form, available below. Sponsorship Letter &...

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Youth Registration Open for 2017 Season

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Ottawa Gaels, Youth Football | 0 comments

Youth Registration Open for 2017 Season

The Ottawa Gaels have opened youth registration for the 2017 season. This season’s program offers tremendous value at a sign-up cost of only $100. Those who register will enjoy: 6 weeks of indoor training sessions 8 weeks of outdoor training sessions Competion in 3 local tournaments This summer program requires only a commitment of once a week, with four locations around the Ottawa region (Almonte, Kanata, Ottawa West and Riverside South). As an added bonus, athletes in Ottawa will get the unique opportunity of working with highly qualified coaches from Ireland. The program culminates in the opportunity to compete at the Continental Youth Championship (CYC) taking place at Gaelic Park in Buffalo at the end of July. Try it For kids who are new to Gaelic Football, we invite you to join us for a free, no obligation “try it” session. Your first session will be free no matter when you start the program so your kids can try it out before committing to a full registration. Waiver & Media Release Form The Ottawa Gaels require parents and athletes to fill out a waiver form and present it on the first day of the program. You can download and print the waiver by clicking here. Register...

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New Pub Trivia Night – March 31st, 2017

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

New Pub Trivia Night – March 31st, 2017

Join us for another trivia night on Friday, March 31st! In 2001, Julia Roberts won the Oscar for best actress. Who were the other nominees? Brazil has the largest of land mass of South American countries. Name the next three, in order, for one point each. If these trivial facts are bouncing around in your grey matter, then the Ottawa Gaels have got a night for you! We’re hosting a pub quiz night at The Glen Scottish Pub, in Stittsville on Friday, March 31st at 8:30 PM. There will be five rounds of questions: General Knowledge (2) Sports Music History Teams of 4, 6 or 8 are welcome, or we can match individuals to teams. Cost is $15 a player. Prizes for the top teams, spot prizes, as well as a raffle draw for more loot will be up for grabs! Get your spot by emailing vicepresident@ottawagaels.ca. Places are limited, so get your spot early! Come out and learn...

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2017 Spring Thaw Tournament: April 29th

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

2017 Spring Thaw Tournament: April 29th

Dust off your cleats as we shake off the rust and stretch it out after a winter that was far too long. The Ottawa Gaels invite you to join us for our Spring Thaw 7’s Tournament, taking place on Saturday, April 29th at Centre Multisport de Gatineau (édifice La Fonderie), from 12pm until 4pm. Registration cost is $10 per player.   To register You can RSVP to the event at our Facebook page. or Send a confirmation email to...

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Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner – May 6th, 2017

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

Annual Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner  – May 6th, 2017

The Ottawa Gaels invite you to join us for our Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, happening on Saturday, May 6th at St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts. The fundraiser gets underway at 5:30pm, at a cost of $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Together we’ll be able to feast on Spaghetti, Salad, Bread and Dessert. There will also be lots of raffle prizes to be won and live music. Event Details What: Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Where: St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts – 310 St. Patrick Street in the Byward Market When: Saturday, May 6th, 2017 – 5:30pm-8:30pm Cost: $10 for Adults / $5 for kids /$25 for Families (4+ Members)...

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Youth Gaelic Football Try It Sessions – Free!

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels, Youth Football | 0 comments

Youth Gaelic Football Try It Sessions – Free!

Join us for our free sessions to learn how to play Gaelic Football! This in an introduction to the sport for those who have never played and a chance to play for the first time in 2017 for those who have. We will run two sessions of one hour each 8-9am and 9-10am. Drop in at whatever time suits you best! Our first session will take place on Sunday, February 12 for kids ages U8 and U10. Our second session is scheduled for Sunday, March 5th. This session will be for kids ages U12 and U14 All sessions will take place at Bell Sensplex, 1565 Maple Grove Road, Kanata, Ontario K2V 1A3 No need to register, just show up! Bring along your friends from school or your other team sports such as hockey, soccer, basketball, volleyball who you think might be interested. Girls and boys are welcome but will play separately in organized...

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2017 Coaches Foundation Course – April 30th

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Events, Ottawa Gaels | 0 comments

2017 Coaches Foundation Course – April 30th

The Ottawa Gaels will be running two Gaelic Football coaching courses this year on Sunday, April 30th. Many of you are already coaching our young athletes and this course will further strengthen your coaching resources. The Gaels want to encourage more seniors to get the training and join us on the field, as the feedback our club has received form the parents and the kids is that the youth really look up to us (especially the girls!) and are excited to be coached by senior players, who they see as role models. The Foundation Award is an official GAA certificate, and you can get more details at http://learning.gaa.ie/node/268590. The Foundation Award is a theory and practical course so you are asked to bring gym clothes and sneakers. The Gaels will also provide you with some online prep work prior to the course. You will also need to provide a Police check – Vulnerable Sector, which is a standard requirement for all sporting organizations. If you do not already have a police check, the Ottawa Gaels will provide you with a volunteer letter so that your police check is free. You are still able to take the course, but our club cannot certify any coaches until we receive this police check. Please confirm your availability with by filling out the form below. There is no registration fee. Finally, please share this invite with anyone else you think may be...

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