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MORE THAN A GAME

Recreational sessions with a social emphasis for young children, youths and adults.

Themes of provision

  • Fun and social
  • Good for you
  • Safe and organised

Activity options

Community footy encompasses a range of activities and events. Sporting 87 provides individual events as well as a variety of regular ongoing programmes.

Children and Youths

Jubilee joy

Adults

Community older generation

Fun and social

Bring your friends or make friends, teaming-up for a game of footy has never been easier.

Excerpt from BBC Get Inspired:

Football provides a great variety of physical exercise as in a game a player will have to run, kick, dodge, sprint and jump. It helps increase endurance, promote agility, develop physical coordination and build muscle strength.

Players remain in constant motion, with about five miles typically run in a 90-minute, 11-a-side game. This effort burns approximately 630 calories. A study by the University of Copenhagen found that playing football on a regular basis boosted cardiovascular fitness, aided fat loss and reduced blood pressure.

As it is a team game, it is an excellent way to develop communication skills and learn to work effectively with other people. Football clubs also offer a variety of social events beyond simply playing the sport.

Good for you

Our provision can improve your fitness and keep you healthy, not only in body but in mind too. The physical benefits of a footy session that’s appropriate for you are an accepted fact these days, but now evidence suggests that there is a massive psychological benefit to excercise too. So come along and boost your positive feelings and keep illnesses such as dementia at bay in a great environment at Sporting.

Safe and organised

Footy Cubs high five

Fully trained and qualified staff ensure you can have a great time free from any concern. Leading the evening they make sure the sessions run appropriately, making sure everyone has the opportunity enjoy themselves.

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