Walking Football

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Walking Football is a new format of football aimed at encouraging more older adults to play football on a regular basis.

Walking Football comprises of the same rules as standard football, except players are not permitted to run. As a result the game relies less on physical attributes such as; speed, power and stamina, and more on accurate passing, good positional play, and strong tactical knowledge as opposed to speed and power.

The Berks & Bucks FA are always interested in new innovative ideas that encourage individuals to regularly participate in football. This particular format engages an age group that isn’t normally associated with playing the game, but with people living longer and continuing to stay active we would like to give people the opportunity to re-kindle their playing days, or have a go at something new!

Very few team sports are tailored for older adults meaning they miss out on the social benefits that are associated with these. Over the upcoming months we will be introducing a number of Walking Football across our area:

Location   Venue  Day  Time  Contact 
Abingdon  Tilsley Park, Dunmore Rd, Abingdon, OX14 1PU  Tuesday 10:30 - 11:30  Email 
Abingdon  White Horse Leisure & Tennis Centre Audlett Dr, Abingdon OX14 3PJ Friday  10:30 - 11:30  Email
Amersham  The Chiltern Pools, Bensheim Way, Chiltern Avenue, Amersham, Bucks, HP6 5AH  Wednesday  18:00 - 19:00  01494 788900 
Aylesbury  Meadowcroft Astro Pitch, Jackson Road, Aylesbury, HP19 9HH  Monday  19:00 - 20:00  Email 
Beaconsfield  Beacon Sports Centre, Holtspur Way, Beaconsfield, HP9 1RJ  Friday  09:00 - 10:00 Email
Bracknell  Bagshot Rd, Bracknell, RG12 9SE Wednesday  10:30 - 11:30  Email 
Burnham  Burnham Park, Windsor Lane, Burnham (meet by park hall), SL1 7HR Wednesday  10:00 - 11:00  01895 837334 
Chalfont St Peter  Nicol Rd, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, SL9 9LR Wednesday  17:00 - 18:00  Email 
Chesham  Chesham Leisure Centre, White Hill, Chesham, Bucks, HP5 1BB  Thursday  10:00 - 11:00  01494 791779 
Didcot  Willowbrook Leisure Centre, Bowmont Water, Didcot, OX11 7AF Wednesday  11:00 - 12:00  01235 849403 
Haddenham Haddenham Community School, Woodways, Haddenham, HP17 8HW  Friday  18:00 - 19:00  Email 
Iver  Evreham Leisure Centre, Swallow St, Iver, SL0 0HS Tuesday  10:00 - 11:00  Email
Kingston Bagpuize  Kingston Colts & Cricket Grounds, Abingdon Road,  OX13 5AR  Monday  11:00 - 12:00  Email 
Lambourn  Lambourn Centre, Close End, Lambourn, Hungerford RG17 8PN  Wednesday  11:00 - 12:00   
Maidenhead  Braywick Road, Maidenhead, SL6 1BN Tuesday  13:30 - 14:30  Email 
Milton Keynes 

Woughton Leisure Centre, Rainbow Way, Chaffron Way, Milton Keynes, MK6 5EJ

Thursday  20:00 - 21:00  Email 
Milton Keynes  Sir Herbert Leon Academy, Fern Grove, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK2 3HQ Friday  19:00 - 20:00  Email 
Newbury  Northcroft Leisure Centre, Northcroft Ln, Newbury, RG14 1RS  Thursday  10:00 - 11:00  01635 31199 
Prestwood  Sprinters Leisure Centre, Honor End Lane, Prestwood, HP16 9QY Monday  16:30 - 17:30  01494 866688
Reading  Richfield Ave, Reading, RG1 8EQ Friday  11:00 - 12:00  Email 
Reading  Basingstoke Road, Reading, RG2 8UQ  Friday  18:30 - 19:30  Email 
Stoke Poges  Bells Hill Recreation Ground, Bells Hill, Stoke Poges, Slough, SL2 4EG  Thursday  10:30 - 11:30  Email 
Thatcham  Waterside Park, Crookham Hill, Thatcham, RG19 4PA Wednesday  14:30 - 15:30  Email
Wantage Wantage Leisure Centre, Portway, Wantage OX12 9BY Sunday 12:30 - 13:30 Email 
Wokingham  Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, Rushey Way, Reading, RG6 4GD  Friday  11:30 - 12:30  Email 
Wokingham  Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, Rushey Way, Reading, RG6 4GD  Monday  12:00 - 13:00  Email 
Wycombe  Redgrave Leisure Centre, Wycombe Road Marlow, SL7 1JE Monday  18:00 - 19:00  Email 

For more information on any of the above sessions, or if you are interested in a Walking Football session in your area please email our Football Development Officer, Jon Wood or call him: 01235 554898 or 07764 220065