Walking Football's back
Published on 16 July 2021 04:28 PM
At last, you can get back on the pitch and try out or improve your Walking Football skills, with Age UK North Tyneside's Active Age programme.
No previous experience is necessary. You can read all about the rules here. The WFA Guide To Playing Walking Football.
Our friendly coach will help you to increase your fitness levels, and you'll have all of the fun of team football at the same time.
Dates and times are below:
Outdoor - Mixed Walking Football Skills at Wallsend Boys Club, Kirkley Park, NE28 8SX
Starting Thursday 19th September 2021 10am – 11am Cost £3.50. Book your place online on Eventbrite or call the Community Development team on 0191 287 7027 or email Community.Development@ageuknorthtyneside.org.uk
Outdoor - Women Only Walking Football Skills at Foxhunters, Whitley Bay, NE25 9QB
Starting Wednesday 18th September 2021 10am to 11am Cost £3.50. Book your place online on Eventbrite or call the Community Development team on 0191 287 7027 or email Community.Development@ageuknorthtyneside.org.uk
Indoor - Mixed Walking Football Skills at The Parks, North Shields, NE29 6TL
Starting again in September. For more details call the Community Development team on 0191 287 7027 or email Community.Development@ageuknorthtyneside.org.uk
As part of The Age UK Walking Football Programme, funded by The Football Association and Sport England.
Case study - John's story
As a younger man, John always enjoyed football, which made his Parkinson’s symptoms diagnosis even harder to accept. But football became a saving grace of sorts, not only helping him find ways to get moving, but also connect to others living with health conditions.
Find out more on the We Are Undefeatable website