What we're about

Wet & Wild is an LGBTQ+ outdoor pursuits and social club based in Ireland. Our club's aim is; to run an adventurous, fun and welcoming club by running a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities.

Our club is open to all members of the LGBTQ+ Community, and anyone else who wants to join in, have an enjoyable time and meet some really nice people :)

We are a friendly, all-inclusive group established in 2009 with over 2,000 members. All you need to do to be a part of the club is to share in the enthusiasm, take on the adventures and have some fun!

The club regularly hosts a wide range of activities and events in Dublin and around the country. There's sure to be something to catch your eye :)

Wet and Wild is a non-commercial, member-run club, where all members agree to take part under their own liability. The club has gone from strength to strength and continues to grow, but is not possible without your input. All of our events are set up by our members, so if you have a great idea for an event, then please contact one of the group organisers, or get in touch with us via the 'Contact' link on the left side of the Wet and Wild page at http://www.meetup.com/Wet-Wild/.

From all of us, welcome to Wet and Wild!

See you at an event soon :)

Upcoming events (5+)

Wet and Wild @ Dublin Pride 2019!!

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It's PRIDE!!! It's that time of year again!!! Wet and Wild will be marching in the Dublin Pride parade! We would love as many of our members to join us, whether you start off with us or join us along the way, we want you there! We will be out with our banner, flags and water guns as usual! Get your costumes, flags and paint out. ****Meeting Place and Parade Position UPDATE**** We will be gathering at Red Zone - Cavendish Row/Parnell Square East Square east at 12pm. Our position in the parade is RED 18. Full details on meeting point and times will be confirmed once we receive them. The route will go from Parnell Square, down O'Connell Street, down the quays and ending in Merrion Square. More info on the route etc. can be found here: http://dublinpride.ie/parade/ Once we have updated details we will post them here! Happy Pride!!! Dara, Andy, James, Dan, Laura,

In4Squash National Tournament

SPORTSCO

The Dublin National In4Squash Tournament will take place in Sportsco, Ringsend on Saturday 6th July from 9am - 5pm. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/dublin-national-squash-tournament-tickets-62824542899?aff=ebapi Open to players of all levels from beginners to more intermediate or experienced players. Games will be mixed in the morning for seeding and then in the afternoon the knockout rounds will commence. There will be two levels: Tier A for intermediate players and Tier B for beginners (classified as not having won a gold medal at any international tournament previously or playing for less than 2 years). We will be running some training sessions through June so keep an eye out on this meet-up and on our Facebook page https://m.facebook.com/groups/213788252009394?id=213788252009394&ref=content_filter&_rdr

Man-Up / Woman-Up / Non-binary Up

Glendalough

Do you have a fear of heights, a fear of water or a fear of enclosed spaces, or a fear of all three !! Would you like to try expand your comfort zone by overcoming these fears? by Maning – Up / Womaning – Up or Non-binarying – Up :-) Its long been known that facing fears through participation in adventure sports expands your comfort zone, building confidence, self belief and increasing self esteem which automatically transfers across into other areas of your life and its a lot of fun too. If there is enough interest I will set up a few events over the summer to facilitate those who would like to challenge themselves through adventure sports. Please note the date is not a real date and is just set for a random date in August, if there is sufficient interest I will set up an event date much sooner probably a Saturday in June or July The events are aimed at total beginners and no experience of any kind is needed If you are interested just click attending or drop me a message and if there is enough interest I will set it up Events would take place in the Wicklow mountains or other Dublin locations, maybe some evening sessions or some full days out. Participants would undergo a number of challenges based on over-coming their fears of heights, water, enclosed spaces or other fears. The challenges will range from easy to difficult with each participant making their own decision on the difficulty of challenge they wish to undertake. The challenges will be safely supervised by professionally qualified and experienced hot** instructors, the level of actual danger would be very low, the aim of each challenge is to help each participant to master their fear, **( Note, safety and professionalism are guaranteed, instructor hotness is not). An example of a challenge would be for someone with a fear of heights to complete an abseil under instruction. The cost could range from €30 to €40 pp for a full day out, depending on numbers, instructor ratios for these kind of events are usually 4 or 5:1 so there would be overheads. The events would be open to all but are specifically aimed at LBGTQ+ W&W members wishing to challenge themselves by facing some of their fears. You don't need to be able to swim or need any special equipment. Not been to a Wet and Wild event before? Wet & Wild is an LGBTQ+ outdoor pursuits and social club based in Ireland. Our club's aim is; to run an adventurous, fun and welcoming club by running a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities. Our club is open to all members of the LGBTQ+ Community, and anyone else who wants to join in, have an enjoyable time and meet some really nice people :) We are a friendly, all-inclusive group established in 2009 with over 2,000 members. All you need to do to be a part of the club is to share in the enthusiasm, take on the adventures and have some fun! Wet and Wild is a non-commercial, member-run club, where all members agree to take part under their own liability. The club has gone from strength to strength and continues to grow, but is not possible without your input. All of our events are set up by our members, so if you have a great idea for an event, then please contact one of the group organisers, or get in touch with us via the 'Contact' link on the left side of the Wet and Wild page at http://www.meetup.com/Wet-Wild/.

Indoor Bouldering @ The Wall

The Wall - Sandyford

Join Wet & Wild for some Indoor Climbing at The Wall in Sandyford (www.thewall.ie). Wet & Wild is an LGBTQ+ outdoor pursuits and social club based in Ireland. Our club's aim is; to run an adventurous, fun and welcoming club by running a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities. Never been climbing before? GREAT! You're gonna love it! We hope to make this a regular event going forward so that everyone who wants to try it can improve their skills over the year. The walls have varied climbing routes for all skill levels so whether you've never climbed before or you're more seasoned there's something to challenge everyone. About The Wall: - Take a look at this induction video to make sure this sport is for you -https://youtu.be/_z9QHIm65GE - Have a look at the rules and legal stuff on their website (http://thewall.ie/registration/) - Anyone new to The Wall will go through a short induction with staff at the start to make sure you know how to climb safely - Best to wear loose clothing and ankle socks Cost: - Basic entry cost to The Wall is €9.50 (€8.50 for Students). If you don't already have climbing shoes you can rent these for €4, and a chalk bag for €2. Getting there: - For those driving, there is parking available in front of the building (http://thewall.ie/location/). Carpooling is great way to get to know other members, if you have space in your car feel free to offer a lift to someone in the comments below. - The Green Line Luas and No. 11 Bus Route are also about a 5 minute walk from the event. Please aim to arrive 10 mins before the start time to allow for registration. Feel free to bring a friend along. Looking forward to seeing you all there! Andy.

Past events (479)

Pride Rounders - 26th June

Phoenix Park

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