Dark Park Activities 2021/22 No.739.DPA 5 - Dawsholm ParkWed 01 December, 2021

Activity level event

Explanation of Event levels

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport and Activities are non competitive events used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.

Location Info

Near: Glasgow
Lat,Lng: 55.89579,-4.31033
OS Grid Ref: NS557696
Postcode: G20 0TS

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Pre Event Info

First truly Dark Park of the season!

Advised to carry a handtorch as well as headtorch.

Directions / Parking

On Dalsholm Rd just beyond Dawsholm Recycling Centre.

Map / Terrain

Scale 1:5000 updated Nov 21 by Terry. Dawsholm Park is undergoing a lot of work with new paths - surfaced and unsurfaced with in places yellow metal barriers across to limit speed.

Registration and Start times

Registration form

Course Information

Short - set course - 1.5km.

Medium and Long courses - 3km and 4.5km respectively - require the competitors to identify the controls to be visited based on their Control Description.

The 15 controls in use consist of 3 Boulders, 3 Knolls, 3 Marshes, 3 Seats and 3 Tree Roots.

As lines just clutter the map only Control Circles/Code Numbers have been printed on the map.

On the Long course, competitors need to visit the vertices which make up a common triangle before moving on to their 2nd, 3rd, 4th and finally 5th triangle then to Finish so 15 controls plus Start and Finish.

The Medium course has to visit the 3 Triangles specified but you may choose the order - marshes, seats and tree roots so 9 controls plus Start and Finish.

Entry Details


Other Events part of the STAG's Dark Park Activities 2021/22

Wed 6 Oct DPA 1 G.Green & Gorbals North

Wed 20 Oct DPA 2 - Bellahouston Park

Wed 3 Nov DPA 3 - Tollcross Park

Wed 17 Nov DPA 4 - Queen's Park

Wed 15 Dec DPA 6 - Dalmuir Park

Wed 5 Jan DPA 7 - Alexandra Park

Wed 19 Jan DPA 8 - Kelvingrove Park

Wed 2 Feb DPA 9 - King's Park

Wed 16 Feb DPA 10-Springburn Park

Wed 2 Mar DPA 11-Linn Park

Wed 16 Mar DPA 12 - Pollok CP