Carlow is home to many sporting opportunities. You will find Carlow Rugby club, Carlow Lawn Tennis Club, Carlow Athletics, Carlow Rowing Club, many GAA clubs and other sports pursuits within easy reach. Carlow town has many sport and leisure centres, and Carlow Institute of Further Education and Training students can avail of student memberships for many of these.
You will find plenty to do in Carlow, but if you want the buzz of a big city, Dublin, Kilkenny and Waterford are in easy reach by public transport, with regular train and bus connections. If you prefer the outdoors, Carlow is surrounded by beautiful countryside, with walking, mountain-biking, angling, golf and equestrian within easy reach. Find out more about recreation activities through the Student Support Team.