University of Limerick Activity Centre
With almost 2 decades of experience in the adventure industry, ULAC has gone from strength to strength. With their vast array of activities, state of the art equipment and top class professional staff it really is Munsters Premier Adventure Facility. Situated on Lough Derg, just outside the picturesque town of Killaloe, experience the great outdoors in a safe controlled environment.
Or open boating as it’s also known is a little more relaxed than kayaking with usually 2/3 to a boat. The Open/Canadian canoe is immediately distinguishable from a kayak because it is paddled using a single bladed paddle. On a relaxing open boat trip you will get to visit some of the many islands surrounding the beautiful waters of Lough Derg and all with company.
Windsurfing at ULAC is suitable for all levels; using the progressive ‘Go Windsurfing’ Scheme participants will learn all the skills they require at a pace that suits them. With modern equipment and under the guidance of the enthusiastic team, you will be gliding effortlessly over the water before you know it!
Take to the water in a dinghy sailing boat! Enjoy learning under the eye of an experienced instructor who will guide you from total beginner to advanced expert. Using the ISA syllabus you will enjoy the learning experience in total safety.
ULAC is home to Munster’s first High Ropes course. The course is a series of physical adventure challenges requiring a combination of teamwork skills and individual commitment. This aerial obstacle course consists of six individual elements that focus on the individual achievements of participants as they challenge themselves. Physical safety is ensured through the use of a belay system with ropes, carabineers, harnesses and specialised hardware.
The Archery at ULAC takes place in our outdoor range, participants can compete in individual or team events. Competitions can vary from achieving highest score to knockout games and challenges. Archery is a fun activity which involves minimum physical effort but requires co-ordination, balance and a steady hand. The archery challenge is guaranteed to test you both physically and mentally, in a fun but engaging environment.