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LVO Fixtures ...view all
1st Jun 22
WEE5 - Ballymena Academy Grounds
Ballymena Academy
8th Jun 22
WEE6 - Antrim Castle Gardens
Antrim Castle Gardens
15th Jun 22
WEE7 - Carnfunnock Country Park
Carnfunnock Country Park
22nd Jun 22
WEE8 - University of Ulster, Jordanstown
University of Ulster, Jordanstown
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WEE4 - Crawfordsburn Country Park
Crawfordsburn Country Park
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WEE3 - Barnett's Demesne
Barnett Demesne, Malone House
WEE2 - Lady Dixon Park
Sir Thomas & Lady Dixon Park
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WEE 1 - Hillsborough Forest Park
Hillsborough Forest
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Here are the first 100 hundred words of the latest posts to LVO’s news feed. Please note that hyperlinks appear as plain text in these snippets – click the heading to see the full post with working hyperlinks. The news page is here.

  • LVO Kit Order Arrived πŸ‘•πŸ‘ - For those members who recently ordered kit, this notice is for you. Philip Baxter will have the LVO clothing order for you to collect on Saturday in Fermanagh or on Wednesday at the Ballymena Academy WEE. πŸ’·The bill has been paid by LVO and items ordered will be handed over on production of cash, cheque made out to Lagan Valley Orienteers or bank transfer made to LVO. Anyone wishing to pay by bank transfer should email Philip on treasurer@niorienteering.org.uk for the bank details. If you think you are expecting kit (O top or kagoule; not enough orders yet for vests,… Read More ...
  • πŸ’™πŸ’›From Ukraine to UK RainπŸ’™πŸ’› - Check out our very own Anastasia and her interview in the latest British Orienteering News article. Read More ...
  • Crawfordsburn hCOW table available - Go to "Resources>OneDrive Public>hCOW>hCOW2022" to see the scores and handicap adjustments arising from WEE4. Amongst the 3 times scorers it's now Billy Reed leading with 20 points, then Anastasia Mahlych with 26 and, keeping it in the family, Chloe Reed with 30. Following next week's event there will be a series table showing your scores to date and the variation in your handicap allowing you to look back on your performances (and hopefully learn from them!). Read More ...
  • Enter now for June O-Events! - πŸ“† May has nearly passed and hopefully you are in full swing with the WEE Series. If not, no problem, in June we have lots more to choose from! πŸ˜ƒ The WEE Series continues in June with a brand new venue mixed with some old favourites in the Newtownabbey/Co Antrim area. πŸ‘ New planners and organisers as well - so come along and see what challenges fresh eyes will offer πŸ‘€. πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ Throw in an U13 Ballymena Schools League doing the Short courses this month and we have a fun busy month of Orienteering ahead! πŸ’» Pre enter by the… Read More ...


WelcomeWelcome to Lagan Valley Orienteers. The club’s origins go back to the beginning of the 70s and the early days of Orienteering in the Province. Now our membership stretches from Newry to Newcastle to Ballymena as well as three satellite hubs for newcomers based in Craigavon, Tollymore and Belfast. You are welcome to join us at any of our club or hub events. Each event has courses suitable for abilities from junior beginner to senior elite. You can walk, jog or run. Our events are generally on Saturdays but during the summer and early winter we hold events on Wednesday evenings.
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About Orienteering

Videos: Introduction to Orienteering | Setting the map | Using the Compass | Attack Points | Aiming Off | Large Contour Features | Route Choice | Intricate Contours.

Website: Learn Orienteering (e.g. map colours, legends, control symbols and much else besides).

Read about the different types of orienteering here and you’ll find some tips here.