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Walking football

  • Walking football

    Walking football aims to keep men and women over 50 active and involved in football, it is a social recreation activity that brings many health benefits.

    It not only enables people who have loved the sport all their lives to get involved again and but it also provides a platform to introduce the sport to people who perhaps have never considered playing before.

    There are currently four walking football groups that meet weekly in Belfast, all the groups are open to new participants.

    Venue  When  Contact 
    Olympia Leisure Centre  Every Tuesday
    10am - 11am
    Email leisure@belfastcity.gov.uk
    Falls Leisure Centre  Every Wednesday
    9.30am - 10.30am
    Email pmccrudden21@gmail.com 
    Shankill Leisure Centre Every Wednesday
    10am - 11am
    Email johnnymcc@bcsdn.org
    Avoniel Leisure Centre  Every Thursday
    10am - 11am
    Email james@bcsdn.org

    In addition to the weekly recreational sessions, those more competitive participants are given the opportunity to take part in Blitz competitions across Northern Ireland. Why not give your local club a go. 

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For more information and advice, get in touch.

leisure@belfastcity.gov.uk

028 9027 0344

Sports Development, Cecil Ward Building, 8-10 Linenhall Street, Belfast, BT2 8BP

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